"What if?" - When we asked the question, the Piston Pro X was the answer. Genuine Kashima coated hydro-pneumatic arms make loading and unloading a one-handed operation. Touchless arms grab the tires, keeping your bike secure, and your paint pristine. Low-profile integrated LED tail lights synchronize with your vehicle, providing enhanced rear visibility and on-road safety. These and many other features culminate in a rack designed, built, and tested to push the envelope and provide you with unparalleled ease of use, peace of mind, and lasting value. This is the Piston Pro X. OneTap Hit the levers and watch as the cradle arms open automatically into position. Kuat's new patented hydro-pneumatic OneTap levers make loading your bikes easy, and fun. FastFit Wheel Chock System It's called FastFit for a reason: This patent-pending feature changes wheel sizes from 18" to 29" in seconds, tool-free. QuickConnect QuickConnect lets you expand or consolidate your Piston from 2 to 4 bikes in a matter of minutes. Current record: 44s. Foot & Hand Pivot Fold your Piston up or down with the convenient foot pedal. Have a fully loaded 4-bike? Easy Assembly EasyClip patent-pending tray tabs make assembling your Piston quick and painless. Spend all that time you save riding your bike. 99% Metal Construction Just because it's sexy doesn't mean it isn't heavy duty. The Piston Pro X is all metal and ready to take on all the adventure you can throw at it. TIGER DRYLAC The Piston Pro X is finished with TIGER DRYLAC, a class-leading powdercoat designed for the unforgiving conditions of both day-in, day-out commutes and epic road trips alike. Hard Wearing Hardware Igus bushings and 308 Stainless Steel, 750-hour salt spray automotive-grade hardware keep the burly, long-lasting trend going. This rack will stand up to years of demanding mileage and use. Liquid Painted Logo A little cherry on top: A liquid painted 3D logo finishes out the rack aesthetic adding dimension and style. LED Taillights QuickConnect patented trays and Add-Ons are prewired. LED lighting will connect and sync automatically when assembled. Connects to the vehicle via the included flat 4-pin connector. Magnetic Cable Docking Set up is as easy as snapping in the magnetic cable, and plugging the 4-Pin into your vehicle's trailer outlet. No confusing diagrams or head scratching routing. POGO Pins QuickConnect patented Add-Ons are pre-wired. Simply install the Add-On and the LED lightning will connect and sync automatically. Cable Management Provided magnetic clips let you manage the LED cable, keeping everything tidy and out of the way. Locking Security Tool No more Where's Waldo in your glovebox: The multi-purpose security tool locks in place at the end of the rack, ensuring it's always there when you need it. Flatlock Hitch Cam The patent-pending Flatlock hitch cam keeps things stable and its tamper-resistant head keeps it secure. Plus, we've added a stainless steel hitch lock for double security and additional peace of mind. High-Strand 12mm Cable Semi-integrated ultra flexible high strand 12mm cable, with plenty of length for the wheels and frames of all your bikes. The soft touch outer coating is also easy on your bikes.
Kuat's NV 2.0 Base is loaded with features that make it one of the most equipped platform racks on the planet. This darkened brute features Kuat's foot lever pivot release, adjustable cradles for increased bike fit, integrated cable locks, a hand-tight cam system, and a ballistic black powder coat that will stand up to years of abuse. - Adjustable front tire cradle system - Re-designed pivot with optional foot assist - Fully integrated cable locks and hitch lock included - Front tire ratchet with an intuitive release - Rear tire strap features a co-molded strap to protect wheels - No-tool install with hand tight hitch cam system - Premium matte powder coat - 2 Bike capacity up to 60 lbs. each - Holds wheelbases up to 48-inch and tires as large as 4.8-inch - Available in both 2-inch & 1.25-inch hitch sizes - Dedicated 2-inch model is able to carry up to 4 bikes with optional NV Add-On 2.0 Base
$749.00 - $1,289.00
Piston X Add On LED Dual Ratchet Platform Rack with Kashima
Expand your vehicle’s carry capacity (and your circle of friends) up to four bikes with the NV 2.0 Add-Ons. It's conceived for road trips, family group rides and expeditions in the backcountry—we took the best platform rack on the market and increased it. Integrated Cable Locks - Seamlessly integrated locks—long enough to fit any frame—make sure your bike stays off Craigslist while you enjoy that post-ride beer stop. And when you’re ready to roll again, they stow right back into the rack. Adjustable Tire Cradles - Bikes not wanting to share space nicely? Easily dial in the fit with adjustable tire scoops. You get three positions to choose from, so handlebar and seat post clearance is never an issue. - Intuitive Front Tire Ratchet - Trail-Doc Compatible - Premium Protective Gloss or Matte Powdercoat
When your solo ride turns into a weekend expedition with friends, the NV Base 2.0 Add-On lets you increase the NV Base 2.0 carrying capacity from two to four bikes in less time than it takes your friends to decide who gets to sit up front. - Adjustable front tire cradle system - Fully integrated cable locks - Trail Doc compatible - Front tire ratchet design with an intuitive release - Rear tire strap features a co-molded strap to protect wheels - Premium matte powder coat - Compatible with 2-inch NV Base 2.0 - Increases 2-inch NV 2.0 carrying capacity to 4 bicycles weighing up to 40 pounds each - Holds wheelbases up to 48-inch and tires as large as 4.8-inch - Quick change from 2 to 4 bikes
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