Swagman XP Fold Down 3-Bike Hitch Mount Rack (2-Inch Receiver)

November 4, 2013 - Comment

The XP Xtreme Performance provides the ultimate in flexibility to accommodate today’s wide variety of bike frame designs while still maintaining all the advantages of having a hitch mounted bike rack. The XP is available in 3, 4, and 5 bike models with individually adjustable rotating cradles. These cradles: (1) Allow very fast loading and

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The XP Xtreme Performance provides the ultimate in flexibility to accommodate today’s wide variety of bike frame designs while still maintaining all the advantages of having a hitch mounted bike rack. The XP is available in 3, 4, and 5 bike models with individually adjustable rotating cradles. These cradles: (1) Allow very fast loading and unloading of XP bikes. (2) Rotate to allow your bikes to be carried with the wheels level to the ground and provide greater ground clearance. (3) Come standard with a locking knob for added security.(4) Are deeper and wider to accommodate up to a 2″ frame tube. (5) Have a soft Kraton vinyl cushioning, which is grooved for cables and provides a secure, scratch free ride for your bike. The XP, with its rugged all steel construction coupled with its locking feature, provides one of the stronges most robust products in the market today.The XP Fold Down Hitch Mount Rack from Swagman provides a sturdy and reliable way to carry up to three bikes of varying size and style on the back of your vehicle. The hitch-mounted rack can be attached to 1.25 or 2-inch hitches and features a fold down design that makes it easy to access the rear of the vehicle. Designed to accommodate bikes of up to 35 pounds each with up to 2-inch frame tubes, the rack features rotating cradles that level to ground for greater clearance. The deep and wide cradles have soft Kraton vinyl cushions that are grooved for cables and provide a secure, scratch free ride for your bike. With rugged all-steel construction and a locking knob for theft prevention, the XP Hitch Mount Rack provides stability and security for your bikes.

Key Features: Rotating cradles to keep bike’s level Folding design for vehicle access Kraton cushioning with grooves for cables Locking knob for added security Rugged all-steel construction

Specifications: Capacity: up to three bikes Maximum weight capacity: 35 pounds per bike Maximum frame tube diameter: up to 2 inches Mount compatibility: fits 1.25 and 2-inch receivers

Product Features

  • 3 bike fold down rack fits 2″ receiver
  • Carries up to 3 bikes
  • Requires little to no assembly
  • Cradles rotate to allow bikes to be carried with the wheels level to the ground and allow up to 2″ frame
  • Come standard with a locking knob for added security

Comments

R. French "gremlin" says:

Great rack! This is the third bike rack my wife and I have tried and for once a pleasant surprise. I own a Jeep Liberty with the spare tire mounted on the back. Most hitch mounted bike racks require you to purchase a hitch extension costing between $30 and $70 dollars to clear the spare. The mounting tube on this rack has two pre-drilled positions, one for clearing a spare, and one for bringing the rack closer if you don’t have a rear mounted spare. Needless to say I was pleased not having to spend the…

me says:

Definitely not ‘ultimate in flexibility’ I have bought this hitch for our dual suspension bikes and I would not recommend it to anyone.Cradles seemed functional at first but when we took the bikes to the trip to Moab which involved quite a bit of rough dirt roads, fine dust got everywhere, rubber padding started loosing grip and bikes moved in all directions resulting in quite a bit of damage (scratches and worse, cable to rear derailer on one bike got almost destroyed). ‘Kraton vinyl cusioning’ on both cradles suffered…

Dave A. says:

About what to expect for the price In searching for an inexpensive bike rack, the Swagman XP seems to be a fair choice. It’s not great, but it works.Pros: You can make it a three-, two- or one-bike rack at your discretion; the finish is very good; the metal parts seem to be substantial; the cradles are adjustable (for both tube size and angle of carriage); and the package wasn’t missing any parts.Cons: The draw bar (the part the fits into the 2″ receiver on the vehicle) is undersized, resulting in…

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