Thule 9026 Apex 5

All new for 2012 is the Thule Apex line of hitch-mounted bike racks. The Apex 5 Bike features road dampening cradles to absorb road shock which protects your bike during transport. Integrated locking systems provide security by locking the bikes to the rack, and the rack to the hitch. A new arc design of the bike arms allows more bikes to be loaded easier and provides better nesting between the bikes. If you're looking to add a premium 5-Bike hitch rack to your vehicle, make sure the Apex 5 is on your short list




  • 5 Bike Capacity
  • Arc design of bike arms allows bikes to nest better, making it easier to load and unload bikes
  • Taller mast (than previous Thule versions) creates more ground clearance
  • Hold Fast RDT (Road Dampening Technology) Cradles absorb road shock, protecting bikes during transport
  • Integrated heavy-duty lock system locks bikes to rack
  • STL2 hitch lock locks rack to hitch (included)
  • Hitch Switch at rack base allows the rack to fold down for rear-of-car access while a 2nd hitch switch allows bike arms to fold down when not in use
  • Included anti-sway cradles keep bikes from bumping into each other
  • Fits 2" Receiver Hitches only

Also available in a 4-Bike Version - Thule 9025 Apex 4-Bike
Also available in a 4-Bike Swingaway version - Thule 9027 Apex Swing


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Thule 9026 Apex 5