Thule Apex 9026

Hitch bike rack

Our premium hitch rack combines security, convenience and revolutionary new cradles with Road Dampening Technology - making it the most complete hitch rack on the market

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9026 Apex 5 Bike
 
3.6

(based on 5 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 5 customers

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2.0

Not what I had hoped

By 

from Vancouver, BC

Comments about 9026 Apex 5 Bike:

This is my first hitch rack. I normally have two adult, and two kids bikes on the rack. I love that it tilts down, and that it holds the bikes secure. I do not love the amount of movement in the rack itself. When tight at the hitch, there is so much play within the rack. Side to side and front to back. This causes extreme bouncing when driving down the road with no way to tighten (even with two bikes on the rack). I've been happy with other Thule products (aero bars and roof box), but not at all with this rack.

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4.0

I would buy this item again, it serves the purpose

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from Saint George, Utah

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Comments about 9026 Apex 5 Bike:

This is product is a must for transporting multiple bikes

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Excellent, simple, and secure

By 

from Philadelphia, PA

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Integrated Locks
  • Well built

Cons

  • Tight fit

Best Uses

    Comments about 9026 Apex 5 Bike:

    We're a family of five and the Apex 5 is a great way for us all to transport our bikes. Two of our bikes are for smaller kids, so they're a tighter fit, but even they get on. The rack also goes on and comes off very easily, and both the hitch lock and bike lock work perfectly. (Note about the other review: there's no need to thread the bike lock through the frame, because there's no way to remove a bike when the lock is simply pulled over the top and locked.) Overall, this is a terrific product.

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    Load capacity Bikes 5
    Fits 1.25" receivers
    Fits 2" receivers
    One Key System compatible
    Fits most bikes with disc brakes
    For Tandem Bikes
    Model number 9026

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