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Quick Tips

Quick Tips to Protect your rack

Check your rack on a regular basis for a safe and smooth ride. See below for quick tips based on our different product categories


Ensure hardware is torqued correctly, and system is firmly in place (push/pull/up/down test).

Gear Mounts

Clean off any road debris and lube any exposed threads with a light lubricant.

Hitch Racks

Check to see that your hitch bolt or SpeedKnob is nice and tight to the receiver. Look for any wear in surfaces that contact your bicycle.


Check electrical connections, use dielectric grease to maintain healthy conductivity and prevent corrosion.


Check mount hardware for proper torque. Open up the tent periodically to ensure it is nice and dry inside.