The Yakima Front Loader universal bike rack will mount directly to Yakima racks, Thule racks and most factory racks. No adapters, or tools, needed for installation.
The Yakima Front Loader allows you to leave both wheels on while loading the bicycle onto the roof. Once your bike is in position, a large, easy-to-reach, red knob controls retention, adjustment and release.
The front wheel holder has pre-marked settings for the wheel size. Once you set it, loading and unloading only takes a few seconds. The Front Loader can be quickly set to new position when carrying a different bicycle.
A 2 pack of Yakima SKS lock cores is needed to secure (not included). One lock will secure the Front Loader to the roof rack and one lock will secure your bike to the Front Loader with the built-in integrated cable lock.
Fully adjustable, ratcheting rear wheel strap, can be adjustable from either side of the bike rack.
The Front Loader is compatible with disc brakes, thru axles, full suspensions, junior bikes, female frames, road bikes, mountain bikes, and 29ers.
Fits wheels from 20-29" in diameter and tire widths up to 3".
Yakima Front Loader bike rack does not contact the frame of your bicycle.
Please consult the Yakima Fit Guide
for proper fit by clicking the logo.
Not sure if you will like the way a roof rack will look on your vehicle? Take a look at our
"Rack Installation Photos"
page to see how your vehicle will look all racked up. Click here.Backed by a Yakima Lifetime Warranty