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    Roof rack tad too high :(

    Hello,

    So after I got a High Roller roof rack for the Jeep it turned out it sits a tad too high for me I can still deadlift my DH beast on it but it's pretty hard to position the tires.

    Thinking that there must be others here who have had this issue - what is your solution?

    Maybe a step/stool or something similar? Sounds pretty lame but to me it seems it's either that or find a tall friend... or another rack, of course, but I'd like to use the High Roller

    Any suggestions?
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by lernr View Post
    Hello,

    So after I got a High Roller roof rack for the Jeep it turned out it sits a tad too high for me I can still deadlift my DH beast on it but it's pretty hard to position the tires.

    Thinking that there must be others here who have had this issue - what is your solution?

    Maybe a step/stool or something similar? Sounds pretty lame but to me it seems it's either that or find a tall friend... or another rack, of course, but I'd like to use the High Roller

    Any suggestions?
    Thanks
    My wife had the same issue. On my car, its a stretch for me, but i can do it, however its too tall for my wife. She went to Target and got a little foot tall folding step stool. I think it was $15 and it folds flat, we just leave it in the back of my car, doesn't take up any extra room.

    I've used quite a few times for myself after a hard ride.

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    Try putting your bike on top of a lifted Xterra! I'm 6'3" and it is really hard for me! I went to a hitch mounted rack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lernr View Post
    Hello,

    So after I got a High Roller roof rack for the Jeep it turned out it sits a tad too high for me I can still deadlift my DH beast on it but it's pretty hard to position the tires.

    Thinking that there must be others here who have had this issue - what is your solution?

    Maybe a step/stool or something similar? Sounds pretty lame but to me it seems it's either that or find a tall friend... or another rack, of course, but I'd like to use the High Roller

    Any suggestions?
    Thanks

    bit pricy but sturdy as hell

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    Thank you guys - so it looks like you also do the step approach, this helps!

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    Just open the door and you have your step.

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    I have the same problem with my CRV. I just carry a folding step stool in the back. I've had to do the open the door for a step a few times. That's no fun, much easier to just pull out a stool.

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