A trip is going to be taken by you and your bike together.
The decision has been made. You are going to get a bike rack for your bike.
…but where do you get them from?
It’s time to take your bicycle out. Let’s check out some of our options, and on the ride back home, you will be able to answer your question.
What are the best places to buy a bike rack for my car?
There is no doubt that brick and mortar stores are trying to hold their own against the onslaught of online services in this era of technology, but let’s have a sneak-peek at what it’s like to shop for your bicycle racks online.
I am qualified to give you my two cents about my experience with online shopping giant in this online era, as I went for this online shopping giant for my racks. Thus, I am more than qualified to give you my opinion.
With hindsight, I think that buying my recent hitch rack from Amazon was one of the best decisions that I have ever made.
My favorite part about this is that it provides the ability to look at all my options from the comfort of my own home. I can easily look out for my preferred size sitting in the comfort of my own home. I have all the options laid out right in front of me, and the process would be much easier for me.
There were a few things that I didn’t like about this place. For one thing, the prices of the racks differed widely. Secondly, I couldn’t get custom-made racks. Even if I did, the prices would have risen. There was no discount.
2. Competitive Cyclist
It is yet another site to give your mouse a second glance. They have a wide range of high-quality products geared towards a more experienced section of the consumer market.
Therefore, their price range is a bit on the higher end of the spectrum.
Is this your first time in the cycling world? Don’t want to burn a hole in your pocket because of the costs?
There is no point in going for this!
You have a high-end mountain bike? Are you not too tight on the budget?
Grab it while you can.
3. EXCEL SPORTS
I am going to share with you a website developed by a Colorado-based company that is exclusively made for online shoppers. It has a very user-friendly interface, and you can easily navigate through the various sections to find the information you are looking for.
It boasts an impressive collection of bike racks and gives you a 10% discount when you purchase your first bike rack from them. In addition, it offers free shipping for orders over $99.
4. Wheel World
As a large website which has been around since 1945, it keeps vehicles ranging from a few hundred dollars to a few hundred thousand dollars for sale.
Upon visiting their website, I had a feeling of connecting with them simply because of the beautiful layout and setup of the website.
Apart from racks, they also have an impressive collection of amazing bikes that they are able to offer to this huge audience through their two physical stores in Los Angeles.
5. Bicycle Warehouse?
Originally, Mountain Bike Warehouse was a local business that sold mountain bikes, so the company’s name was Mountain Bike Warehouse. Over the years, though, the company has grown up into a huge business catering to a wide variety of bikers.
Considering that the shop started out primarily as a mountain bike warehouse, it’s commendable that it has grown its stockpile in such a large manner.
There is an array of beautiful bike racks available on their website as well as other accessories that you may need for a bike trip. Their website is user friendly, and it is one of the most well-organized online shops I have ever seen.
6. Colorad Cyclist?
I just wanted to let you know that it is a Colorado-based website that offers a wide range of bike racks for various kinds of bikes. From your normal road bikes to any mountain bikes, or even your triathlon bikes, you can find it all here.
One of the best things about this company is that they offer free shipping on all orders. They also have a wide selection of bike racks that are the latest designs available on the market.
Furthermore, you will be able to find trendy bike accessories to help you up your style quotient along with bike racks.
7. Bikes Direct
In addition to offering one of the most reasonably-priced online stores, they also have a satisfaction guarantee or money back guarantee on their items, making them an easy-to-deal-with online store.
There is also a wide selection of products available from their site at very reasonable prices. Browse through their website and you will find different types of racks for your high-end mountain bikes as well as regular budget-friendly road bikes.
I think it is important to note here that dealing with them might be a breeze, but traveling through their website might be a bumpy journey all throughout since they do not boast of a very user-friendly experience on their website, which may make dealing with them a difficult task.
8. Bike Nashbar
Looking for that one-stop destination which can provide you with everything you need throughout your journey? Then you’ve come to the right place if you are looking for that one-stop destination.
This shop is run by a husband-and-wife team who offer a wide range of riding gear and accessories, from battery-powered GPS units to T-shirts.
Take a look at their website and see for yourself what they have to offer.
9. Probike Kit
Founded in the early 1990s by a group of cyclists who were passionate about cycling, this shop has been catering to cyclists across a broad range of genres for more than 30 years.
The shop is the ideal place to start your search for a variety of bike racks, whether you are a newbie riding for the first time or an experienced rider looking to splurge on a new bike rack for the first time.
Having said that, their only minor downside is that they are a bit on the high-end of the finance spectrum, but hey, if you want great things, you have to spend a bit of money on them!
10. Universal Cycles
While searching for racks, I found out companies that I hadn’t heard of, and that really made this one a fascinating site to explore. I found out companies that I had never heard of while searching for racks, and that really made this one a fascinating site to explore.
They have been providing retail stores around the market for the past twenty years for people who are interested in visiting them physically before making a purchase.
In search for a bike part which is really hard to find? You can also check them out if you are in need of one. Their biggest strength lies in the fact that they have 4 locations spread out across the USA.
This company was formed by Philip Cabbad in 1976, and in the intervening years, it has traversed a long road in order to emerge as one of the most sought-after brands among professional bikers.
Their frames and accessories are very hard to find, and it is almost impossible to get hold of them outside of their website, which is where most of them can be found.
The company also has a physical store in Brooklyn, New York, which is open on a daily basis.
As soon as you step inside the store, you can be sure that you are going to experience something very different and beautiful.
This shop was originally started as an online store and has since evolved into one of the most user-friendly shops that I have come across when it comes to top-notch bikes and accessories. In my opinion, this shop will definitely make the list when it comes to user-friendliness.
The advantage that they provide is their expertise and affordability. You can even select items that are customized based on your needs.
In fact, they make much of the fact that they have a team of gear advisors available to assist you in selecting an item that best suits your needs.
13. Citizen Bike
With a specialization in the niche market of folding bikes, this is another site you should take a look at when you go for racks. With a wide variety of racks to choose from, they specialize in the niche market of folding bikes.
Moreover, their price range is not too heavy on your wallet as well.
The only thing I found amiss with them was their website. I found it to be quite disorganized and scattered. I think they would be able to do much better if their website was organized.
You can find almost anything and everything that you need for an outdoor trip on this site since its content is tailored specifically to cater to outdoor enthusiasts.
If you are looking for a bike rack for your vehicle, there are an array of options available, ranging from trunk racks to hitch racks and even a tailgate pad.
In my opinion, browsing through their website was one of the easiest experiences I’ve ever had. Their website is extremely well-organized, with everything sorted according to product, brand, price range and even customer reviews.
Just the whole look of the website, I think it is beautiful to look at. I like the whole get-up and everything about it.
15. Bike Exchange
As one of the biggest bicycle exchange companies in the world, this multinational company has its roots in Australia and is now headquartered in the USA.
The site boasts a wide variety of products across a wide range of price ranges. Another thing that makes the site stand out is the fact that despite having a large number of products, the site is very well-organized.
Moreover, I found the color palette of the layout of the website to be extremely appealing as well. I have found myself browsing through this aesthetically pleasing website for hours at a time.
16. Colombus Cyclery
Located in San Francisco, their company is known for their excellent selection of quality products and their outstanding customer service. Not only do they have a wide range of excellent products, but they also specialize in renting and repairing the products as well.
Aside from being an online shop, they also have an offline store located in San Francisco. What is more, they can even assist you in touring some of the historic sights of San Francisco in order to help you get the most out of your shopping experience.
It’s also worth mentioning that they sell amazing racks as well.
17. Overstock Has
There are a large variety of different types of bike racks available on this site, and the site does not cater specifically to bike lovers.
Their website is very user-friendly as well, with all of the categories listed at the top of the homepage and arranged in a logical order.
Due to the fact that they don’t just stock bikes and their accessories, making it a bit tedious to go through all of the products they have, but the user interface does a very good job at handling all of it.
As a result, we have visited seventy shops and have had a chance to explore what they have on offer. With this, we are able to conclude both our journey and our search.