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Saris Bones Solo Rack

Its compact uni-body frame fits a variety of vehicle makes and models, just like bigger bike racks do, minus the adjustments. It also fits neatly in a trunk or closet, making Solo as easy to store as it is to use. Pleae see the suplier site for compatibility guides. PROMO OFFER: Free set of Saris Protect-o-Pads with all Saris car racks - enter code SARISPAD online. Valid while stocks last, cannot be used with any other promotion.
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will the saris bones solo rack be suitable for a 53 plate vauxhall corsa

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yes this will be fine.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
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www.saris.com has listings of all cars, and which rack will fit which car.

Hope this helps
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
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Will the rack fit onto the Alfa 147 ?

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Yes. Fitted it to a simialr vehicle and it was fine. Highly recommended.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
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For fitting guides see WWW>SARIS>COM
answered 3 years ago
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will this rack require a lighting bar on a Y reg Fiat Seicenti Sporting 3 door model? And would it need a add on (cross)bar for a ladies hybrid bike?

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I would guess it would hold it high, away from the plate and lights, you can essentially set it as high as you need to within reason by adjusting the straps.
I don't think a ladies bike (sans crossbar) would sit properly so unless there is some way to securely add a cross bar (and it would have to be SERIOUSLY secure) I don't think this would suit a ladies bike..sorry..
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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http://www.saris.com/vehicle-racks.html
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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I have a new 2010-11 model 5 series BMW saloon - will the saris bones solo fit this vehicle?

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I've fitted my Saris Bones 3 to a few different vehicle and sure it will fit your BM. Would highly recommend it. Will need some adjustment but use the stickers once it is set up as a guide and it should be a doddle to fit.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
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http://www.saris.com/vehicle-racks.html
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on the pictures i have seen it looks like the bike pedal is pretty close to the car boot is it likely that the pedal will keep banging the boot

i have a ford focus 5 door and a vauxhall zafira both 2007
also is there any straps included to stop the bike swinging?
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Yes it is and no there are not:
On my car a Peugout 106 I have to position the nearside pedal away from the body and wrap the crank and the front Disc with a thick cloth. You need to secure the bike once its on the rack. I bungee the front wheel to the the little towing loop (offside rear) on the car and bungee the front wheel to the frame to stop it swaying.

see my review..
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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The bike is quite close to the car, so it is possible it will hit the back of the car. You would need to use some king of padding to stop this occuring.

With regard to straps. There are no straps provided to stock the bike swinging.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
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long term use

Hi

Can you tell me if this is suitable for long term use. I'd like to use it to carry the mountain bike to local trail centres, around 1-2 hours on the motorway. A little concerned by the manufacturers statement 'safely transport your bike to and from your local bike shop' would hope it's useful more than this.

Thanks
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Hi - as I mentioned in my review, I reckon that 20 mins is about my limit!

The bike 'dangles' off the back of the car and you need to tie it in somehow or other. This puts pressure on inappropriate points and - even when you use the saris foam pad thingies - they work free.

I can't see this being ideal for either bike or car and would go with fork-mount roof bars without a doubt for long journeys unless you have a towball mounted carrier.

For occasional and brief journeys though these are brilliant: small, light, good quality and a breeze to fit in moments.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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This car rack is one of the best on the market and its perfectly fine for longer journeys,
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
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are there any rear bike racks for 2004 citroen c2

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told on another queston by staff bones does not fit
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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All of the Saris Bones range should fit onto this car
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
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Does this car rack fit Seat arosa?

SEAT Arosa 1.0litre 3 door
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This should fit fine as long as you do not have a spoiler fitted.
answered 11 months ago
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This should be fine providing you do not have a spoiler fitted.
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will this solo bike rack fit a Audi A4 1999

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Altohugh it is not listed, I think this should fit providing you do not have any spoilers that might obstruct the fitting.
answered 9 months ago
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This rack is not listed as compatible with your vehicle year 1999 , but is for current models . If possible a visit to your nearest Evans Cycle store will confirm the fitting , contact regarding stock first
http://www.evanscycles.com/stores
answered 9 months ago
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Will this fit on a Fiat Doblo allowing the boot to open?

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It's a 2008 doblo MPV with a single flat upward opening boot. (not the double door van type)

Couldn't find a doblo on their website but a Citroen Berlingo is very similar and was listed as OK
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To confirm if the rack is compatible more detail is required regarding your vehicle ,

http://saris.com/en/vehicle-racks.html
answered 9 months ago
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