Truck bed bike rack

Thule Insta-Gater

Upright bike rack to carry a bike in the bed of a pickup truck with no bolting or drilling (for 1 bike).



  • SecureHook holds the bike by grabbing the front wheel – no frame contact is made
  • Easy loading and unloading by raising and lowering the ratcheting arm over the wheel
  • Fits 20" to 29" wheel diameter and up to 3" wide tires
  • Locks the bike to the bike rack with Thule One-Key lock cylinder (sold separately)

Technical specifications

Max number of bikes 1
Dimensions 76.2 x 45.2 x 22.9 cm
Weight 4.5 kg
One Key System compatible
Carbon frame compatible
Lockable bike-to-rack
Lockable rack-to-vehicle
Model number 501
Spare parts



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Doesn't really work with 29x3" tires


I loved this rack and have used it for years with 29 x 2.4" tires. Recently I upgraded to 29 plus wheels and quickly found the ratchet arm to be just a bit too short. It only needs another inch of travel to work. Please Thule, fix this.

29 plus rider


best bike rack


very sturdy, bike does not move around at all, super convenient, i throw mine in the cab when i get out to ride


helotes, tx


Best carrier around


Great product that is easy to use. Very satisfied with the quality of this carrier.

Java Joe



Thule Insta-Gater

4.4 8


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