Truck bed bike rack

Thule GateMate

Pad protection to carry multiple bikes over a pickup truck tailgate.

$119.95

Features

  • Foam padding protects both bike and truck tailgate with ultra-durable, heavy-duty vinyl
  • Bikes are prevented from sliding on tailgate causing damage to vehicle or other bikes, thanks to integrated “Knock-Blocks”
  • Bikes securely held in place with integrated strap anchor points
  • Handle hood allows for convenient access to tailgate handle without pad removal
  • Pad securely fastened to tailgate with sturdy nylon straps
  • Available in two sizes: 823 - 54” for compact pickups and 824 - 62” for full-size pickups

Technical specifications

Dimensions 60 x 2 x 19 in
Weight 5.5 lb
One Key System compatible
Lockable bike-to-rack
Lockable rack-to-vehicle
Model number 824

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Warranty

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Reviews

Good not great

3

Nice, heavy duty pad bit definitely needs straps included for each bike. I feel a bit bamboozled that I still have to order Velcro straps or use bungees bought separately in order for this to be functional as advertised. Had a similar item made by a different company and it was all-inclusive.

Adam

Great Lakes

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works great for me

5

I use this with a ford f 150 and it's always worked great. A well made product.

colt

Illinois

true

On New F150 Platinum

3

As a pad for the bikes, it works. But needs improvement in other areas. The tailgate access is too high making opening the tailgate a tad difficult as you squeeze your fingers under the latch. Second the anchor strap for the down tube needs to be anchored/stitched every 3-4" along the top so that the strap you use cant slide. Lastly, I switched to a pad and ditched my hitch bike rack and instagator for ease of installation, however its not that quick. I do not leave mine on as I have a topper with valuables, so I remove while riding (so I can close the cover) and put back on when we are done. Threading the straps is pain and the middle one is really a pain. I am going to modify the straps with hidden quick release buckle on the inside of the bumper and just two straps on the inside with a hook that will attach to the built in anchor points in the bed. I am marking yes I would recommend to a friend only because it appears they are all the same as far as installation, but Thule, be innovated and don't have a "Like" product but something that stands above the rest.

dleathernuts

So Cal

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crid-gatemate

3.5 6

50.0

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