Allen Sports Deluxe Hitch Mounted Bike Rack

Last updated date: May 3, 2019

DWYM Score
8.9

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 66 expert reviews, the Allen Sports Allen Sports Deluxe Hitch Mounted Bike Rack placed 4th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
9.1
5 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.4
1,473 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Solid, welded structure. Resistant to corrosion. 3-bike capacity. Simple, quick assembly. Accommodates wide range of bikes.
- BestReviews
Their hitch mountain carrier is perfect for 3 bikes, and it’s perfectly reliable and simple to use.
- Best Consumer Reviews
It has the same features like the folding carry arms, tilt-away main mast, and no-wobble hitch installation.
- Zentiz
The rack constructs from durable and quality powder coated steel metal that offers a lifetime rust-free performance. Plus with the sturdy construction, the rack is capable of carrying three bikes simultaneously with a capacity of 105 pounds.
- Do Best Products
The bike rack offers amazing security thanks to the 22” carry arm that secures each bike separately.
- Fitness Equipment Reviews
January 2, 2019 | Full review
What experts didn't like
Bikes may sway a bit while in transit. Plain design. Might bend slightly under a heavy load.
- BestReviews
Removing the rack requires a lot of effort.
- Fitness Equipment Reviews
January 2, 2019 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

With only three bolts needed to assemble your Allen Deluxe Hitch Rack, your rack will be out of the box and have you on the road in minutes. All Allen Bike Racks are backed by a lifetime warranty. Please visit the Allen Sports web site for full details. The carry arms on your rack can be easily folded down out of the way when not in use. This allows for greater flexibility in using your vehicle with the rack installed. Allen's patented individual tie-down system secures and protects your bicycles. The tie-downs are fixed in position on the carry arm, but rotate so that the can engage a wide range of bicycle frame sizes and styles. The main mast on the rack can be quickly tilted back fro easy lift gate access when the rack is in place on your vehicle. Allen Deluxe Hitch Racks include the hardware to securely install the rack into your receiver hitch. The included No-Wobble Bolt will allow you to fully tighten the rack in place. Dick Allen (pictured left in 1972) started Allen Sports in his garage in 1967. Since its founding, the company has been committed to producing the highest-quality, easiest-to-use bike racks and bicycle related products on the market. Dick, a onetime aerospace engineer, opened Allen Sports after building a prototype bike carrier in his Lincoln, Massachusetts shop in his free time. The first ever trunk-mounted bicycle carrier made of electrical conduit, metal strapping, and fire hose casings (for padding) was thoroughly tested on weekend excursions to Cape Cod. Shortly afterward, Allen took his design to market, and by 1971 had established a national presence for his product. Today, the family owned company owns more than three dozen patents, operates four warehouses nationally, six factories abroad, and sells products in countries around the world including USA, Mexico, Canada, and China.

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