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Hey everyone first time long time here. Just got a sweet 2019 Trail Hawk Elite in Hydro Blue. Found it at a dealership in Ft Myers and had only 10k on it so I pulled the trigger. I LOVE this thing. My first Jeep and will be doing lots of riding out in Colorado.

One quick question. I have the factory two package. Can anyone recommend a good bike rack that can hold 2 bikes? Also do I need to buy any special adapters for a hitch mounted bike rack off the factory set up?

Thanks in advance!
 

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I just got a cheap one off amazon. Works well. If you don't have a pin, just order one that comes with a locking pin. Even if you do have a pin, you might need a new one as some of the racks use a slightly smaller pin. Some will come with a bolt, but I'm not a fan as I have to get a drill and wrench to put it on and off each time.
 

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I just got a cheap one off amazon. Works well. If you don't have a pin, just order one that comes with a locking pin. Even if you do have a pin, you might need a new one as some of the racks use a slightly smaller pin. Some will come with a bolt, but I'm not a fan as I have to get a drill and wrench to put it on and off each time.
Agreed. I have one with a bolt, the advantage there being they go on tighter so less clunking. I have another cheap one with a pin, it used to clunk around so I added a few strips of Gorilla tape on the square tubing and it's quiet now. I can also use a locking pin on the second one.
 

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Agreed. I have one with a bolt, the advantage there being they go on tighter so less clunking. I have another cheap one with a pin, it used to clunk around so I added a few strips of Gorilla tape on the square tubing and it's quiet now. I can also use a locking pin on the second one.
@Mark_ I've used these J-pins for years on all my vehicles that tow. I love them, and no rattles no matter what I slide into the receiver.

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Hey everyone first time long time here. Just got a sweet 2019 Trail Hawk Elite in Hydro Blue. Found it at a dealership in Ft Myers and had only 10k on it so I pulled the trigger. I LOVE this thing. My first Jeep and will be doing lots of riding out in Colorado.
Welcome from Utah, and congrats on the new TH/E!!! Do you have the 2.0 Turbo, or the V6???😎
 

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Are you looking for a rack with a tray or one that holds your bikes by the top tube? If you have sloping top tubes I would recommend a rack with trays. I use a 1-Up rack which is very sturdy but they can be pricey. It's a tray mount for a single bike but you can add adapters for up to 4 bikes. It all depends on your budget. And I had to add an extender to the hitch mount because the handlebars hit the rear hatch. Either way the recommendation to add an anti-rattle device is a good one. It's scary watching your bike move around and rattle as you drive down the road.
 

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I use a threaded bolt & Curt brand stability straps. good luck w/ your quest for a bike rack. the choices ate mind boggling
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I use a Swagman Titan for when I carry 4 bikes. I made it work for me but not sure I would recommended it
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I have a much smaller unit for when it's just 1 or 2 bikes. it is super small & the arms fold down for when I'm driving around w/o the bike
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I sprung for the QuikrStuff rack. The wife and I have e-bikes that range between 55-61 lbs. The rack can hold 120 lbs per position (2 bikes) so it is plenty stout. I also got the ramp to make loading/unloading very easy. A bit expensive, but really quality built so it's worth it IMO.


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I sprung for the QuikrStuff rack. The wife and I have e-bikes that range between 55-61 lbs. The rack can hold 120 lbs per position (2 bikes) so it is plenty stout. I also got the ramp to make loading/unloading very easy. A bit expensive, but really quality built so it's worth it IMO.
very cool! I like how high up it sits!
 

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Old pic but this is what the Rage triple rack looked like on the back of my 15 TH. Not quite as fancy as the Quikr one but less than 1/3 of the cost. But then I also didn't have $3k+ electric assist bikes on it either...:D

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