Swing away feature is wonderful. Well built.
Reviewed By Steve C (Kent, WA) Reviewed for a
—6/1/2012 8:28 PM
I recently added a receiver style hitch to my Kia Sedona. In addition to a ball mount, I was interested in a hitch bike rack. I required a rack that could hold four bicycles. I considered the swing down style racks, but they did not permit full access to the rear of the van. The Thule Vertex Swing 4 Bike (Model 9031) allows the bikes to swing completely off to the right side of the van. It is solidly built.
* Solidly built
* 4 bike capacity
* Full access to rear
* Some bikes need adapter
The con is common for all hanging style racks. Ladies and other bicycle designs that do not have a straight top bar will most likely require the purchases of a separate adapter in order to hang it on the rack.