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Saris Freedom 2-Bike

Saris Freedom 2-Bike

Model # (4412)
Product Rating
 
4.5 stars
 (195 Reviews)
 

Product Details

Saris Freedom 2-Bike

Transport all types of bikes with Saris’ Freedom 2-Bike hitch rack. Its innovative design adjusts to fit most bikes and sizes, including kids’ and even some recumbents, thanks to the adjustability of its center upright support. It uses quick-adjust trays and ratcheting straps to secure two bikes of up to 35 pounds each, and loading is made easy by the low tray height. The center upright support even tilts down to allow trunk access. Plus, the rack itself only weighs 21 pounds, making it easy to take on and off.

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  • Fits 1 1/4- and 2-inch hitches
 
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    4.5 stars

    (based on 195 reviews)

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    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    Pros

    • Easy to install  (32)
    • Easy to use  (29)
    • Lightweight  (29)
    • Stable  (28)
    • Durable  (22)

    Cons

    • Poor quality  (2)
    • Conflicts with water bottle racks 
    • Difficult to adjust 
    • Doesn't fit my car 
    • Hard to install 

    Best Uses

    • Mountain bikes  (17)
    • Road bikes  (17)
    • Small cars  (10)
    • Large cars  (9)
    • 2 bicycles 

    Reviewed by 195 customers

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    5.0

    Great bike rack

    By Dan

    from Eagan, MN

    About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Easy to Install
    • Lightweight
    • Durable
    • Stable

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        Sturdy, well made, easy to install.

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        5.0

        Freedom 2

        By Jim

        from Saint Louis, MO

        About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Easy to Install
        • Stable
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Bikes

          Comments:

          Very well built

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          5.0

          Great bicycle rack!

          By Pat

          from Hebron, CT

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight
          • Easy to Install
          • Durable
          • Stable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Bikes
            • Road Bikes

            Comments:

            Easy, sturdy transport of our bicycles.

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            2.0

            Poorly designed rack

            By Randy

            from Edmonton, Alberta Canada

            About Me Fitness Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Stable
            • Easy to Install
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Bikes

              Comments:

              Only thing good is it is easy to assemble and install. I had a Thelma 2 which I really liked and someone drove into it and broke. I needed another rack and no Thelma 2's in stock. When I saw the Freedom 2 I thought it would be great as the clamps were all adjustable and I had trouble with the handlebar of one bike rubbing on the seat of the other so saw this as a solution. Wrong. I tried it with one bike and it was great. It may work well for two road bikes but is very poor for two hybrids. Have a small frame hybrid (my wife's) and a large frame (mine). The bikes fit too close together so it is hard to put on two bikes without playing with the cranks. I can't put on two bikes without removing the seat on mine, no way to adjust around it. One tire holder has a cut out for the strap, great design feature, the other three don't - mystery to me! So, I went from loving a Saris rack to being willing to return this in a heartbeat if the distributor didn't have a ridiculous 15% restocking fee and a no return policy on products that have been installed, which of course means no returns since you don't see the issues until after installation. They didn't say anything, saw it on the receipt after I ran into problems with the rack.

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              5.0

              Sturdy made in America

              By Hoytshooter

              from St Louis

              About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Easy to Use
              • Stable
              • Durable
              • Easy to Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Mountain Bikes

                Comments:

                I'm happy

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                5.0

                Great bike rack!

                By Caroline

                from Saline, MI

                About Me Casual/Recreational Rider

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Bikes

                  Comments:

                  I really am happy with my bike rack. It is very female friendly and I like that I can manage getting my bike on and off by myself. The rack itself is not too heavy making it a great fit for me. I definitely would recommend it!

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                  5.0

                  Fits CRV with tire on door

                  By Joel

                  from Illinois

                  About Me

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Install
                  • Stable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments:

                      Very easy to install and remove. Secured bike on trips from 30 to 300 miles, on back roads and interstate highways. Light weight. I've only used it for one bike.

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                      5.0

                      Best bike rack I have ever had

                      By Barry the Marine

                      from Delafield Wi

                      About Me Fitness Enthusiast

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Stable
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Install

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Small Cars
                        • Hitch mount is universal. Bikes do not touch car
                        • Road Bikes
                        • Large Cars
                        • Mountain Bikes

                        Comments:

                        Of all the bike racks I have struggled with this is the first that holds the entire bike frame, tires et al firmly without any wobble or bumping into each other. It was the easiest to install, load and unload in 5 minutes tops! It is very sturdy while still being light enough to handle. I recommend it highly!

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                        5.0

                        Absolutely the Best... Except for Superclamp ;)

                        By swankster

                        from Seattle

                        About Me Avid Cyclist

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Install
                        • Stable
                        • Of USA manufacture
                        • Comes with adaptor for use with 2" hitch
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Nice strap design

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments:

                            This rack rules! It works with mens, ladies, kids bikes- full suspension, no problem- fatbike- with adapter. Easy to install and remove (20 sec.) so others complaints about interference with liftgate not really an issue (pro tip** remove rack, open liftgate, put rack inside, go for ride- it fits in a prius!!)

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                            5.0

                            This thing has been through the Ringer and its still amazing

                            By Swim_corey_run

                            from St. Paul, MN

                            About Me Competitive Cyclist

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Use
                            • Stable
                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight
                            • Easy to Install

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Small Cars
                              • Road Bikes
                              • Large Cars

                              Comments:

                              This will hold most bikes on the market today. Now given that I don't own a fat bike I cannot speak for that! But I have had my TT bike on there, road bikes, Cruisers, MTN Bikes and they all work fine given that you can adjust the height for the clamps and the wheelbase. I would not trust any other bike rack to carry my pride and joy, so this is legit!! Oh also, since it is "hitch" based, it works on my car and on our family's truck.

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