Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike 9042

The 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.

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Ultra-Light aluminum is nearly half the weight of most hitch racks, for easy handling, installation and removal
  • Sleek Aero-Design improves ground-clearance and increases distance between bikes for maximum protection
  • Models: 2 bike (9042) and 3 bike (9043)
  • Patented No-Sway Cage™ prevents bike-to-bike contact
  • Integrated Locking Cable and Locking Knob secures bikes to carrier and carrier to vehicle
  • No-tool installation – simply load into hitch and tighten receiver knob
  • Fits all 1 1/4" or 2" receivers with included hitch adapter
  • Snug-Tite™ receiver lock virtually eliminates hitch rack movement in receiver and locks the hitch rack to the vehicle
  • New Hold Fast Cradles™ with anti-sway cages cushion the bike and provide maximum bike security
  • Hitch Switch™ folds arms down when not in use and tilts carrier away from vehicle for trunk, hatch or tailgate access

Technical specifications

Load capacity Bikes 2
Fits 1.25" receivers
Fits 2" receivers
One Key System compatible
Fits most bikes with disc brakes
For Tandem bikes
SKU No 9042

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