Mounting Instructions for a Rhode Gear Bicycle Rack

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Mounting Instructions for a Rhode Gear Bicycle Rack
(bicycle image by Sergey Danilov from

Mounting a bicycle rack is something that should be done carefully and by following instructions. Bicycle racks are used to transport a bicycle from one place to another, without having to put the bike in a vehicle or the back of a truck. When a bicycle rack is mounted appropriately, a bicycle can be easily attached and transported.

Skill level:
Moderately Challenging

Things you need

  • Rhode Gear mounting kit
  • Vehicle

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  1. 1

    Unscrew the yellow adjustment knob by releasing the levers to move the upper and lower frames.

  2. 2

    Hold the carrier against the back of the car to move the frames to fit. The lower frame should set on the number plate. Close the yellow lever and move the knob into place.

  3. 3

    Attach the upper hooks to the leading edge of the hatch or boot. Attach the lower hooks with the short nylon straps on the bottom edge of the boot or hatch.

  4. 4

    Move the side hooks to the side of the boot or hatch lid.

  5. 5

    Use both hands to tighten the side, lower and upper straps.

  6. 6

    Open one hub lever at a time to adjust the carrier arms. Make sure that carrier arms are a little higher than horizontal. Make sure the rack is secure and will not move.

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