Thule 9042 Helium Aero 2-Bike - Thule Bike Rack

Thule 9042 Helium Aero 2-Bike
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Rating of 5.0/5 on 1 reviews
Product Code: 109042
Price: $302.95 USD
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- Fred Clark, CEO Thule
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The Thule 9042 Helium Aero is nearly half the weight of most hitch racks and is the only ultra-light rack to integrate maximum convenience, bike protection, and security into one sleek aero-design. The Thule 9042 Helium Aero safely carries 2 bikes.


  • Holds up to two bikes
  • Ultra-light aluminum is nearly half the weight of most hitch racks, for easy handling, installation and removal
  • Patented Hold Fast Cradles with RDT (Road Dampening Technology) secure the bike to the rack while absorbing road shock
  • No-Sway cages with RDT prevent contact and absorb road shock for frame protection
  • Integrated locking cable and AutoAttach lock knob lock the bike to carrier and carrier to vehicle (2 lock cores included)
  • Sleek aero-design improves ground-clearance and increases distance between bikes for maximum protection
  • No-tool AutoAttach allows you to install and remove the rack from your vehicle quickly and easily
  • Snug-Tite Stinger virtually eliminates rack movement by removing space in the receiver
  • Hitch Switch allows arms to fold down when not in use and tilts the carrier away for rear of vehicle access
  • Fits all 1.25" and 2" receivers with Thule's hitch adapter (included)
  • Need a receiver hitch? Try our Curt Hitch Finder (US Customers Only)


Weight: 25.15lbs

Length (carton): 36.3"

Width (carton): 16"

Height (carton): 13.2"

UPC: 091021722460

Manufacturer: Thule

Manufacturer Part Number: 9042

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Delivered in perfect condition. Assembly was simple and attachment to my vehicle a perfect fit

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions for this product. If you need more assistance you can email a rack-install technician, or call us at: 1-877-432-8301

No! Any tools required for installing this rack product come included in the box!

Rack Attack sells three types of hitch bike racks. The first is a hanging racks where the bikes sit upright. These racks will carry pretty much any bikes under the weight limit. The second type of bike rack is a platform rack where the bikes mount via the tires. These racks can carry any bikes under the weight limit as long as your tires aren't too fat to fit into the cradles. The final type of bike rack we sell is a hanging rack. Two-arm hanging racks can cause difficulties with some frames, wo

This rack doesn't offer rear vehicle access out of the box. However, if your trailer hitch is 2" you can use the Yakima Backswing to add this feature to the rack. Just note the 250 lbs BackSwing weight limit.

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