Thule 516XT Prologue - Thule Bike Rack

Thule 516XT Prologue
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Rating of 4.8/5 on 4 reviews
Product Code: 100516XT
Price: $149.95 USD
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- Fred Clark, CEO Thule
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Transport your bicycle quickly and safely with the Thule 516xt Prologue, a lockable fork mount bike carrier. The Thule 516 Prologue is the ultimate value in fork mounts, yet still delivers style, sleekness, and most importantly security.


  • Easy to secure the bike to the carrier with the locking skewer (lock and cylinder sold separately)
  • Easy-to-use stainless-steel skewer with oversized lever makes for secure loading and unloading
  • High-strength nylon composite head
  • Ratcheting wheel strap quickly secures back wheel to tray
  • Versatile design compatible with standard 9mm axles and most disc brakes.
  • Carries bikes with wheelbases up to 48" and tire widths up to 2.6". Even works with high profile rims
  • 1 One-Key lock cylinder (sold separately) locks the bike to carrier and carrier to rack
  • Fits Thule rack systems or other round bars
  • Factory rack compatible with Thule Ride-On Adapter (sold separately)


Weight: 4.8lbs

Length (carton): 53"

Width (carton): 6.1"

Height (carton): 3"

UPC: 091021979437

Manufacturer: Thule

Manufacturer Part Number: 516XT

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2014 Toyota Corolla S


The most simple rack from Thule. No needs for more. Nice product.

2016 Toyota Highlander


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2008 Infiniti G35 Sedan


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!

This comes down to your preference, the type of bikes you're carrying, and if you have any height restrictions. But for the most part if you're not riding a super fancy high-end road race bike then leaving your front tire on is easier, and more convenient.