Lightweight Bike Packing Carrier


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Solution for… The Thule Tour Rack (also known as the Freeloader) is a lightweight, fully adjustable front or rear bike carrier.  It is ideal for use on a variety of bikes, for a variety of uses but is a great choice for lightweight bike packing/touring/multi-day riding.  Being compatible with full suspension mountain bikes sets it apart in the bike carrier category.

Features: Quality construction and design make it able to withstand rugged back country riding.  A rubberised clamping system attaches to your frame and will not slide.  Locking mechanism is a great security feature.  Fully adjustable meaning you have the ability to mount on the rear or front of your bike.  It is compatible with all bikes including 29 inch wheel (up to 29 x 2.5inch) and carbon frames.

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Spare/replacement Release Key Sold Separately.  Other parts available please CONTACT goRide


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The Thule Tour Rack is our choice for lightweight bike packing because;

  • it has a unique clamping system of attachment meaning you don’t need eyelets on your frame to attach this carrier.  Go to How to Attach a Thule Tour Rack for more information
  • compatible with all bikes including full suspension mountain bikes.  This rubberised clamping system protects the frame of your bike and doesn’t slide
  • easy to remove and features a locking key mechanism for security when on your bike (sold separately – Release Key)
  • fits all wheel sizes up to 29″ x 2.5′”
  • it is ideal for lightweight touring & multi day riding in back country/secluded environments
  • has a rear rack limit of 11.3kg and a front rack limit of 10kg
  • made from nylon, steel steel & aluminium
  • includes rails for mounting panniers to side.  Rear weight limit in panniers – 7kg.  Front weight limit in panniers – 6.2kg
  • weighs 1.1kg
  • everything you need to install the carrier is included – all mounting hardware and locking key.  Find out more about how bike carriers attach to bikes by reading our story on this subject

Is this the best carrier for the riding you do?  Find out by reading our Bike Carrier Buying Guide

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