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Tray Hitch Bike Rack

SKU: #8002468

Transport 2 bikes regardless of frame design, suspension or wheel size. Perfect for fat bikes, bikes with fenders and women's specific bikes.  

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Product Details


Product Details
  • Transport two bikes regardless of frame design, suspension, or wheel size
  • Ideal for fat bikes, kids' bikes and fenders
  • Secures bike by the frame with padded arms
  • Fits 1 ¼ or a 2” hitch receiver right out of the box
  • Low tray height for quick and easy loading and unloading of bikes
  • Folds down with bikes loaded for rear-of-vehicle access
  • Folds up when not in use
  • Accommodates tires up to 3" wide and up to 4.5" wide with Fat Straps (sold Separately) 
  • Accommodates bike wheelbases up to 48”
  • Maximum bike weight 45lbs/20.5 kg (Total maximum load 90lbs)
  • Compatible with the Yakima BackSwing and StraightShot (2" set up only)
Product Specs


Installation Details
  • Some Assembly Required
  • 30 Minute Install
  • 1 1/4" Hitch Receiver Required
  • 2" Hitch Receiver Required

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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 26 reviews
      Xavier Morera
      Very Good Rack with a Few Downsides

      Had this rack for several years already. It is on the heavy side, but I guess this is good as it is sturdy, so this is actually a good thing.
      #1 The hook assembly is made out of plastic and I am concerned it might break. It already wobbles from side to side
      #2 Because of vibration, I lost one of the wheel trays as the bolts get loose all the time

      Aside from this, it is a solid rack. Make the hook assembly out of metal or a stronger material and find a way so that the bolts do not get loose and it is gold.

      Reliable Rack

      I have absolutely zero complaints about this rack. We've had this rack for at least 5 years and have hauled it over every state west of the Rockies. At first I thought it was kind of wobbly when installed into the receiver and then I realized that if you thread the bolt all the way in and then tighten it with a wrench, the wobble disappears. I just wish it was stout enough to hold the two ebikes we just purchased.

      not very durable

      My two timer with the 4 timer extension review. first if you leave near sea or where there is some sort of salt on the road. You will see rust forming badly after one year. I am on my third tray-hook-mast assembly and on my second tongue assembly . The hook as been replaced two time. and i have passed true a lot of the strap (they get very brithle with time , the material is not flexible/durable and the design of the opening in the bottom part with to tinny material tab is very fragile.) . Service side , first time some part was remplaced under warranty but the second time i needed to pay out of my pocket. In my book if a rack is not doing 3 years without needing major part . its not a good design . Maybe the version 2.0 gonna solve the situation. I used a lot of yakima in the past with good succes but the two/four timer are not up to standard .

      Ders Hallgren
      It's a perfectly good bike rack...

      I've had this rack for years with no issues (knock wood). From 29ers to Beach Cruisers to BMX bikes...they all fit fine. I hear some of the complaints about wobbly joints and the need to retighten nuts / bolts but these are simply part of the deal with an entry level hitch rack. I simply keep bungees on hand for added tie-down security and periodically tighten things up a bit. In the end it comes down to what you need...I have multiple bike frame types / sizes for my family and didn't feel like dealing with the need to remove the front wheel for a roof mount (which I have 2 of and are secure AF. But then you have to store the front wheels inside an already packed vacation mobile which can be a pain in the arse) so I got this capable hitch mount rack. All in all it works fine. Just maintain it properly, wrap a bungee or two around the bike frames then go out for sushi with the $150 you just saved by not getting the more expensive rack.

      Stephen Marsac
      Overall I like it, However...

      Nice and convenient. Can rack two bike in a couple minutes. But I agree with others that say the joints are rather loose so the bikes flop around a lot when going down rough roads. Also make sure you check the threaded connections as they loosen up. A big problem is lack of replacement Lock parts. Really? Out of stock for months for the hitch lock? WTH? Not cool leaving my rack vulnerable to anyone with a 3/4" socket wrench.

      Tom Kaforey
      Works Great!

      The TwoTimer was out of stock at Yakima so I bought it from one of their authorized dealers. When delivered, the heavy cardboard outer box was damaged and I thought, here we go — damaged and missing parts. But the parts were all packaged very well inside and everything was there and in great shape. The rack went together easily, except the directions about adding the tire trays “as pictured” was vague. I had to fit the rack to a woman’s bike with fenders and my road bike. My wife’s bike has a longer wheelbase and weighs 36 lb. I needed to put it inside on the rack (close to the car) but the tall stabilizer hook was for the inside bike, and it is added to the mast first so it is below the short hook (you cannot switch positions of the short and tall hooks) and I couldn’t quite get the tall hook to tightly grab the frame. Then, eureka!, I turned the bike to face the other direction and it fit fine using the tall hook. I had to adjust the wheel trays a bit to fit the longer wheelbase and realized I actually had two wheel trays backwards, but it was hard to tell until I had the bike perched on the rack and ran out of wheelbase room. I put my lighter road bike, as recommended, on the outside, cinched down the short hook and strapped both bike’s wheels down. I read some reviews about the padded hook possibly scratching frames, so I added a piece of foam pipe insulation under each hook. I had plenty of this insulation laying around because I used a bunch of it on my bikes with my previous trunk mounted rack. The bikes would swing and clash unless all touch points were padded. My wife and I tested the rack today on a short trip to a nearby park. The bikes hardly moved on the drive over and back. The bikes were easy to remove and put back on the rack. So A+ Yakima! I did as one reviewer said and took a picture of the bikes’ orientation so I wouldn’t have any trouble if I forgot after not using the rack for a while. I am very satisfied with this hitch mount rack.

      Kailee Mar
      Mostly good for 5 years

      We wanted a rack that could hold our commuters and our mountain bikes - adjustable and no concerns about fenders.
      It's a pain in the butt to try and load two bikes due to the dependence on top tube heights. "How did we orientate them again?" My next rack will have independent securing hooks for sure. Like others, I've had serious rust issues, it's survived 5 years though... but it's really limping along now. Time for a 4 season rack.

      Jose Perez
      Not what I thought

      I was on the hunt or a platform rack since I had a ridgeback and couldn't transport my wife's bicycle safely around. When I purchased this it fit my 27.5 hardtail and my wife's step-through no issues it was great. But when I purchased a 29er and tossed my 27.5 on they did not fit together on the rack and I could not transport them safely. If you're looking for a rack that holds two big bikes I would not suggest this rack at all. If you have one big and one smaller bike this is the rack for you. I will be replacing this with a roof rack.

      Yes! and hmmm....

      The compatibility with step-through frames and bikes with fenders is a big deal for me. Until I started shopping, I didn't realize that this is an issue for many high end racks, so 5 stars for that. I have two fendered bikes, and one is an e-bike with a step-through frame. Step through frames, e-bikes, urban bikes are all on the heavy side, so I'm loading the rack close to it's rated capacity. The rack isn't very rigid. Our first drive with it loaded was alarming, I could see the rack flexing (a lot) with each bump and turn. So, I used the supplied strap to support the bikes to a tie-off location on the back of my car. Problem completely solved.
      Another thing I did, was assemble the rack indoors, and mess with the configuration to find out what works with my bikes. It was not a 30 minute job, and I had to order a long neck hold down for everything to work.
      Lastly, the rack seems to have a lot of projection from the back of the car, even when folded. You won't want to leave it on your car if your driving includes a lot of parallel parking. When installed, they instruct you to tighten the receiver bolt to 75 nm. That's not possible (for most ) with a hand wrench. So on and off needs a either a torque wrench or a breaker bar.
      Ultimately, I'm happy with the rack, and the price can't be beat. And right now, there just aren't many choices available for purchase.

      Cindy Abbott
      Amazing Service After the Sale

      My bike rack is awesome. It is easy to use, durable, and holds my bikes secure. I did have one issue where the bolt on one of the boots kept coming loose. It actually fell off once after I had it for a couple of years. I recovered most of the parts, but was missing a bolt and a couple of other pieces. I called to order these replacement parts, and they shipped them to me, express delivery, without charging me for them. That is amazing customer service! I highly recommend this company.