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    Suggestion for a 27.5" fat Bike rack

    Hi,

    I am new on this site. I need some suggestions from someone that with experience here. I just bought a 2019 Trek Farley 5 and is looking for a hitch bike rack for it. I am currently using a Thule T2 Classic and it doesn't fit on a 27.5" fat bike. The arm is too short that not able to go over the front wheel. Does anyone with this kind of issues before and how do you solve it?

    Many thanks
    Jay

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    Quote Originally Posted by JayandJaz View Post
    Hi,

    I am new on this site. I need some suggestions from someone that with experience here. I just bought a 2019 Trek Farley 5 and is looking for a hitch bike rack for it. I am currently using a Thule T2 Classic and it doesn't fit on a 27.5" fat bike. The arm is too short that not able to go over the front wheel. Does anyone with this kind of issues before and how do you solve it?

    Many thanks
    Jay
    Contact Thule.

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    Did you bought your rack after you got your Farley? Thule's website says T2 classic won't fit a 27.5" fat bike.

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    One up rack with a fat tire spacer kit.

    https://www.1up-usa.com/product/fat-tire-spacer-kit/

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    I'm not sure if it was done before or someone did it but my suggestion to keep it on a cheap side is to cut the swing arm near the bottom and put a coupler that will help extend the arm. Not sure if there's any coupler that will fit though, you might want to check it.

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    Sell the Thule and buy a 1 up USA rack with the fat tire spacer. Thatís what i did.

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    Suggestion for a 27.5" fat Bike rack

    You tilt the bike away from the rack rotate the hook infront the fork and tilt the bike back up. It works this way


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    If you can swing it; another vote fore One Up! Great rack!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slyham View Post
    One up rack with a fat tire spacer kit.

    https://www.1up-usa.com/product/fat-tire-spacer-kit/
    ++1

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