Yakima ForkLift - Yakima Roof Mount Bike Racks
The energies of the universe have collided and created Yakima's first-ever direct to factory crossbar fork-mount bike carrier, the Yakima ForkLift. The Yakima ForkLift is simple as pie to install and fits most forks with disc brakes.
- Fits Yakima round, Thule square, and most factory crossbars out of the box
- Quick and easy, tool free installation makes life a breeze
- Sleek designed and automotive finish looks extremely spiffy on your vehicle
- Secure and lockable skewer with integrated adjustment knob for single-handed, easy access, SKS lock core sold separately
- Easy-to-adjust sliding wheel tray makes positioning the rear wheel a snap
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 10.0 lbs.
UPC Code : 736745020989
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Yakima ForkLift Reviews
scot swenssonrated this item 5 out of 5 on 11/1/2010:
Installed on my 2011 Subaru Outback factory crossbars with NO tools in less than 15 minutes. Holds onto my 2009 Specialized Stumpjumper very well. Rackattack.com has GREAT customer service. They took the time to call me on a Sunday to inform me that a separate Yakima wheel holder would not fit my particular car and they set me up with a Thule wheel holder for the same price. Shipping was very fast.
ticturdrated this item 4 out of 5 on 7/21/2010:
Pretty good rack. You can hear it with the sunroof open but otherwise its quiet. It fit my Subaru good and holds the bikes well. I didn't rate it a 5 because you can't secure the skewer or the rear strap without the bike so they move around. Nor can you remove the skewer when not in use since this is what locks the rack to the car which is unfortunate cause the huge bright skewer looks like hell on an all black rack.
pogorated this item 5 out of 5 on 8/29/2009:
This fits my beloved Subaru Outback with factory crossbars. Very easy to install and use.
Yakima ForkLift Questions
asked on 7/14/2012:
Vehicle: 2009 Ford Taurus X
We want to fit a roof box AND two road bikes...can we mount the bike racks on the outside of the towers to make room for the box?
Yes, it is typical for people to set the rack up in this way. If you have any further questions or need a rack installation please come by our store, we are happy to help.
asked on 5/18/2012:
Vehicle: 2012 Honda CR-V
Will this work with factory installed crossbars, the flat kind? I had a full Yakima rack system and viper bike bar but it does only fit round bars.
Yes the Forklift is designed to fit all crossbars, Yakima, Thule and factory style.
asked on 1/21/2012:
Vehicle: 2010 Subaru Outback
Will the Yakima forklift fit on a Subara Outback, 2010
The Yakima forklift is equipped with universal mounting hardware that will fit the crossbars on your Subaru Outback 2010.
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