Slotting on 2 attachment pieces expands the carrier from 2 to 4 bike capacity. Removing the extension requires pressing on release levers. Access to the 2 bike carrier remains good, it all feels solid. Now onto some testing to validate.
Current vehicle platform is showing signs of strain, so next generation rack is planned. The design has taken some time. The biggest difference is smallness. The Front Wheel support arms are going telescopic and this allows the whole package to shrink. Where we were 280mm deep before , we will be 200mm. There is a […]
The integrated bike rack has now been completed. Pull the handle and the rack deploys and automatically locks into position. Raise arms Place bikes in the craddles, lower handles. Feed through and pull straps. Ready to go
Later in life tall steps can present a barrier, but we don’t want something protruding to the rear, which makes parking harder. And it’s nice if it adds to the aesthetic, or at least blends in.
We have been working to bring the next level of vehicle integrated rack to market.I thought I would share a picture of progress thus far.The final version will offer the potential for 2 bike carrying, with a rack tucked under the rear bumper.More details later.
After more than 2 years, we have been informed that a European patent is to be granted. The important features of the arm pivot position and fixed angle give us advantages over other systems. The hinge point of the arm is further outboard, such that the arm passes forward of the front wheel hub. This […]