Maintenance & Repairs

cleaning & maintenance
Regular Cleaning:

Clean your bike rack regularly using a mild soap and water solution. This will help remove dirt, grime, and road debris that can accumulate over time.


Apply lubrication to the moving parts of your bike rack, such as hinges and locks, to ensure smooth operation. Use a suitable bike-specific lubricant.

Inspect Straps and Buckles:

Check the straps and buckles on your bike rack for any signs of wear or damage. Replace them if necessary to ensure a secure and reliable attachment to your vehicle.

Tighten Bolts:

Periodically inspect and tighten all bolts and screws on your bike rack to prevent any parts from becoming loose during transport.

Check Bike Mounting Mechanisms:

Verify that the bike mounting mechanisms, such as the clamps or cradles, are in proper working condition. Ensure they securely hold your bikes without excessive movement.

Inspect Rubber Pads:

Examine the rubber pads or contact points where the bike frame rests. Replace any worn-out or damaged pads to protect your bike's paint and prevent potential scratches.

Secure Straps Correctly:

When attaching your bikes to the rack, make sure the straps are properly secured and tightened. Double-check their tightness after a short distance to ensure they haven't loosened.

Store Properly:

When not in use, store your bike rack in a dry and protected area to avoid exposure to harsh weather conditions that could cause corrosion or damage.

Avoid Overloading:

Respect the maximum weight capacity indicated by the manufacturer. Overloading the rack can strain the components, compromising their integrity and safety.

Regular Inspections:

Conduct thorough inspections of your bike rack periodically, especially before long trips or after extended periods of storage. Look for any signs of wear, damage, or malfunction, and address any issues promptly.

Remember to consult the specific maintenance instructions provided by the manufacturer of your bike rack for any additional recommendations or guidelines.


We believe in repair not replace, so we have a range of spare parts available on our online store for purchase. Check these out below.