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Trunk bike rack

Thule BackPac 2

High-standard, flexible elevated platform-style trunk bike rack designed for vans, minibuses, and MPVs (for 2-4 bikes).

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  • Bike Thule Backpac 973

Features

  • Possible to increase the load capacity from 2 to 3 bikes by adding Adapter 973-23, and to 4 bikes by adding Adapters 973-23 + 973-24
  • The raised position of the rack keeps the rear lights and license plate visible
  • All parts in contact with the car and bikes are coated with rubber for extra protection
  • Easy mounting of bikes through detachable bike arms
  • Firm wheel fixation, thanks to the quick release wheel straps
  • Extendable wheel trays for large bikes
  • Folds flat for easy storage and handling
  • Locks the bikes to the bike rack (lock included) and the bike rack to the car with a separate accessory
  • A special kit adjusts the carrier to fit a number of vehicle models
  • This product does not have universal fit. Please use the Thule Buyer's Guide for information related to specific car models.

Technical specifications

Max number of bikes 2 (3) (4)
Load capacity 60 kg
Max bike weight 15 kg
Dimensions 141 x 75 x 154 cm
Folded dimensions 97 x 45 x 154 cm
Weight 15 kg
Fits frame dimensions 22-80 mm
Detachable frame holders  ✓ 
Carbon frame compatible  ✖ 
Rear lights and number plate visible with bikes mounted  ✓ 
One Key System compatible  ✓ 
Lockable bike-to-rack  ✓ 
Lockable rack-to-vehicle  ✓  Adapter/s required: Thule Lock 567
Color Aluminum
Model number 973002

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Warranty

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Accessories for Thule BackPac 2

Thule Bike Frame Adapter
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Thule Bike Frame Adapter

Frame adapter for easiest possible fitting of bikes with non-standard frames (e.g. ladies’ bikes, BMXs, downhill bikes).
Thule Lockable Knob

Thule Lockable Knob

An accessory for rear mounted bike carriers with frame holders, making these lockable.

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