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GateKeeper Black

Truck Bed Tailgate Pad

SKU: #8007455

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The GateKeeper tailgate pad is a perfect companion for pick-up bed bike transport. The durable exterior protects your bike from your truck's tailgate while the soft felt backing protects your truck's paint. Integrated SitTight™ bike cradles and G-hook buckles add extra stability and protection for your bikes and the HindSight™ tuck-away cover opens up the view for your back-up camera, leaving you with a worry free shuttle to the top. 

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GateKeeper Black Medium

Product Details
  • G-Hook tension lock system is easy on carbon bike frames and painted surfaces
  • Transports up to 5 bikes
  • Rugged, tarpaulin coated polyester outer material resists abrasion and weather damage
  • Extra soft felt backing protects your trucks paint job
  • Add your own bike lock to the built-in cable lock loop to secure GateKeeper and your bikes to your truck
  • Reinforced webbing ends for easy installation under the tailgate
  • Integrated strap management system keeps the pad tight and secure on the way to the trailhead
  • HindSight™ tuck-away cover opens up the view for your back-up camera
  • Fits mid-size and some older full-size trucks with tailgates from 53-61" wide
  • Silver reflective Yakima logo
  • The Gatekeeper has a two year limited warranty
Product Specs
  • Weight: 6.43 lbs.
  • Dimensions: L 53.00 in x W 5.00 in x H 17.00 in

GateKeeper Black Medium

Installation Details
  • 5 Minute Install
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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 3 reviews
      Aubreigh Parks
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      Best on the market

      This is hands down the best tailgate pad on the market. It is sleek but durable. Bikes stay in place and are safe. Fits like a glove. High quality materials. Don’t skimp, get this one or you’ll end up buying two. Protect your investment and get this pad.

      Measure measure

      Looked great, but didn’t fit my truck. The Large pad is too wide for my older slightly narrower tailgate (2011 GMC Sierra 2500). Ended up exchanging it for the medium which is way too small for a full size truck. If you’ve got a slightly older truck be sure to measure.

      Shaun Stiles
      This thing is awesome!!!!

      The new gatekeeper is a MAJOR improvement over the previous version. Yakima took customer feedback and responded by fixing every issue. I drive an F150 and installation is super easy, and the gatekeeper fits nearly perfect. The new hook strap system is very secure and easy to operate. The flap now snaps in place instead of just relying on velcro, and it comes with a metal reinforced loop on the inside to run a lock through which means i feel better about leaving the pad installed knowing it won't be stolen. Kudos Yakima!!!! 👏