Thule DockGlide kayak rack horizontal black
Thule DockGlide kayak rack horizontal black
Closeup of a man fastening a kayak on a car roof with a Thule DockgGlide with another man in the background
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Thule DockGlide

kayak rack horizontal black

$299.95 299.95 USD
Thule DockGlide kayak rack horizontal black

Thule DockGlide

kayak rack horizontal black

In stock
A flexible, kayak carrier with felt-lined saddles that make it easer to load and unload.

A flexible, kayak carrier with felt-lined saddles that make it easer to load and unload.

Tested to the limit

At the Thule Test Centerâ„¢ in Hillerstorp, Sweden, products go through extreme testing. Our roof rack systems are designed to carry your gear and fit your car as safely and securely as possible. Below are just a few examples of the many tests conducted.
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A bike rack is being tested in the Thule test center crash test.

Crash tests

We conduct multiple crash tests at different speeds and weights to ensure the complete roof rack system transports your gear safely and protects the vehicle from damage.
A Thule roof rack is being tested in the Thule test center wear and tear simulation.

Wear and tear simulations

Specialized tests that are used to evaluate the roof rack systems over time, to assess their durability and long-term performance.
A Thule roof rack is being tested in the Thule test center exposure test.

Exposure tests

To evaluate the performance of roof rack systems under conditions that might be encountered during use, we expose them to extreme heat, cold, damp, sunlight and chemicals.
Easily load and unload the kayak with the pivoting felt-lined rear saddles that help glide and center a kayak onto the vehicle
Two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever conforms to limitless range of hull shapes
Protects the hull with large, flexible, cushioned pads
Quickly secure the kayak using the center load straps with car-protective buckle bumpers and QuickDraw bow and stern tie-downs
Kayak rack Thule DockGlide T-track and FlipFit brackets
Fits a variety of Thule rack systems, round bars and most factory racks due to T-Track and FlipFit brackets
Accommodates kayaks up to 36 in/90 cm wide and 75 lbs/35 kg

Load capacity

75 lb

Dimensions (LxWxH)

5 x 8 x 5.5 in

Weight

6.8 lb

Rubber cover for strap buckle

Length of straps

2x15'

One Key System compatible

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Model number

896

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