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Roof bike rack

Thule ThruRide

Fork-mount bike rack designed to fit thru-axles without extra adapters.



  • Fits bikes with 12-20 mm thru-axles with no extra adapters
  • Fits 9 mm quick-release hubs with included non-locking adapter (lockable adapter sold separately)
  • Easy bike loading, thanks to the expanding clamp that accommodates the bike's thru-axle
  • Locks the bike to the bike rack and the bike rack to the roof racks with Thule One-Key lock cylinder (sold separately)

Technical specifications

Load capacity 35 lb
Dimensions 53 x 6 x 3.5 in
Weight 6.2 lb
Fits round frame dimensions All
Thru-axle compatible
Carbon fork dropout compatible
Fits roof racks with 20x20 mm T-tracks
Fits roof racks with 24x30 mm T-tracks
Fits Thule WingBar Evo
Fits Thule SquareBar
Fits Thule ProBar
One Key System compatible
Model number 535
Spare parts



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Awesome product!!!


Awesome product!

Bike guy

BC, Canada


great rack. hard on the axles though


i use the product for both road and mountain bikes with QR and though axles, couple of things, the fact that the front end has either t-rail mounting and clamp-on options is great, but why not for the rear? clamp only seems like an oversite, especially when all you need is half of an Xadapt-1 kit. secondly. buying a $40 adapter for the ability to lock your QR to prevent theft is annoying, but there's no good way to cook that functionality into the rack by default, so it is what it is.. thirdly, would it be to much to ask to include axle sleeves of ANY material (even delrin) to accomodate for the missing hub? (would just need 3 sizes, 12x100 for road, 15x110 for boost forks and 15x100 for non boost forks) screwing the thru axle back into the fork sans wheel causes the fork to flex inwards which is probably not a great thing for the fork, having the thru axle tight is the only way to prevent the front end from having wiggle on the rack. but to tighten the axle all the way you have to go past flush on the threaded side (it's typically flush with a wheel in place). flexing the fork.. your only other option is to screw the axle back to where it WOULD be if the hub was in place, but then you end up with the front end of your bike rattling about on the rack, it also would prevent the clamp from clamping down directly on the metal of the axle. which would reduce the gouges that CAN happen if you tighten the adjuster down too much (which has already been discussed in previous reviews)


Las Vegas NV


Nice Thru-Axle Fork Mount with Major Flaw


Used the 535 several times for my Niner Jet 9 w/15mm thru axle. Rack is solid and stable; new D-shaped profile is excellent. One major problem: the rack gives no clearance for disc brakes (see pics). I would imagine that most thru-axle mtn bikes would have discs and therefore this problem, so no idea how this slipped by Thule design. The only way I can use it is to mount the axle completely to the right side (even though axle should be centered). I have a 180mm disc up front; with a larger disc, rack may be completely unusable.


Elizabethtown, PA

Thule ThruRide

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