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- Load your bike and go with the Yakima FrontLoader Bike Rack
- Mounts bike upright without wheel removal
- Fits most round, square and factory crossbars right out of the box
- Fast, simple, tool-free installation and removal
- Lockable skewer and adjustment knob for single-handed access
- Locks your bike to the FrontLoader, and the FrontLoader to your roof rack (SKS lock cores not included)
- Never touches the painted surfaces of your bike
- Fits wheels from 20” to 29”, including 700c
- Handles disc brakes, thru axles and funky suspensions with ease
- Easy-to-adjust sliding wheel tray makes for quick rear-wheel positioning
- Your Yakima FrontLoader Bike Rack is backed by a Lifetime Warranty
It's no secret that you dropped some serious coin on your bicycle. And, that roof rack, whether it came factory or aftermarket, wasn't exactly free, either. So, when you buy a bike rack, the last thing you want to do is spend hard-earned cash on adaptors, or even worse, a new roof rack. So, set your mind, and your wallet at ease with the Yakima FrontLoader Bike Rack.
The most versatile bike rack in the Yakima arsenal, the FrontLoader is the only direct-to-factory-crossbar upright bike mount out there. And, it's easy to use and install, too. Just pull it out of the box, attach it to your square, round or factory crossbars, tighten it down, load your bike and go! And believe it or not, all that happens without the use of any tools, save for that mechanical masterpiece known as your hand.
As kind to your bike as it is versatile on your roof, the Yakima FrontLoader never touches your frame or components. It locks to your roof and to your bike, so it's always there when you get back. And, since it fits all wheel sizes and accommodates disc brakes, thru axles and funky frame shapes, this roof bike rack holds whatever you ride. Even better, Yakima backs your FrontLoader Bike Rack with their legendary Lifetime Warranty.
Yakima FrontLoader Bike Rack Customer Reviews
15 Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Mathew R (MILFORD, MA) Reviewed for a 2015 Audi A4 — Aug 04, 2018 5:31 PM
Pretty solid design and accommodates various wheel sizes from 20-29". Looks like it could also work with just about any roof rack. Worked well with my Rhino Vortex 2500 Rack. The only flaw I see is that the rear wheel mounting strap just floats on the bar, and it would be nice if there were a locking feature for this. (note: SKS locks are sold separately)
Reviewed by Casey H (Parkersburg, WV) Reviewed for a 2014 Ford Focus — Aug 01, 2017 6:49 AM
I recently upgraded from a Fuji Nevada 1.5 to a Giant Trance SX and realized the Giant wouldn't work with my Inno Fork Lock III, so I decided to get the FrontLoader. I've only used it a few times so far, but it's been steady and the bike moves very little at highway speeds. Loading up after a solid day of riding is way easier now, and not having to deal with taking the front tire off anymore saves that much energy that I already don't have. Definitely would recommend!
Reviewed by Blake B (MIFFLINBURG, PA) Reviewed for a 2014 Toyota Prius — Jun 05, 2017 7:39 AM
I now have 2 of these bike racks, and they work well. They are easy to use and are fairly quick. They could be a little quicker, it takes a little time to twist and untwist the front knob. That's why I ordered the INNO Tire Hold Roof Bike Rack trying to find something quicker, but I sent that back because it didn't stabilize the bike near enough. The Yakima FrontLoader Bike Rack is way better than the INNO Rack. Auto Anything was also great to work with during the return/exchange.
Reviewed by Kurt K (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) Reviewed for a 2014 Toyota Tundra — Apr 05, 2017 7:27 AM
I purchased 4 of these to put on my tonneau cover so I can carry the family bikes when I pull the travel trailer. They attached great to my Rhino Rack bars all the bikes from my boys 20" bike to my 29" bike seem to be very secure. The front of the rack was a little bulky and bigger than I anticipated but seems well built.
Reviewed by joe s (Heiskell, TN) Reviewed for a 2012 Honda Accord — Oct 18, 2016 11:16 AM
The frontloader seems to be a well made product and is extremely easy to use. I had it attached to my rack and loaded with my bike in less than 10 minutes. Autoanything has the best price and it was delivered within a few days.