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Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack

Carry heavy DH and freeride bikes; or lightweight road bikes without touching the frame. Kuats platform rack grabs the wheels only for fast, safe carrying. When you get to the trailhead you can be rolling in 30 seconds, especially good for bikes with thru-axle front wheels that make removing the front wheel time consuming.

Kuat does the competition in this category one better with features like an integrated repair clamp for pre-race tuneups, and an integrated cable lock for additional security.

Features

  • Carries 2 bikes (Up to 60 lbs. each)
  • Total carrying capacity of up to 120 lbs.
  • Folds up quickly for storage
  • Tilts down for easy vehicle access
  • Integrated cable lock system AND hitch lock for maximum security (locking hitch pin included)
  • Includes built-in TRAIL DOC™ repair stand for quick fixes on-the-go
  • Front and rear tire ratchets make loading and unloading a breeze
  • Hand-tight cam system - no need for additional tools!
  • Increase bike capacity to up to FOUR bikes with available NV-Add On (sold separately, 2" model only)
  • The NV is the best option for downhill, free-ride, and other large bikes

Specifications

  • No Worries Warranty
  • Weighs 49 lbs. assembled
  • Accommodates up to a 48" wheelbase
  • Fits 20" - 29" wheels
  • Accommodates 2" OR 1.25" receiver options
  • Fits up to a 4" tire (Rear tire strap extender is required and sold separately)
  • Best-in-class 13" between bikes
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Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack
 
4.6

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Versatile (8)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Mountain biking (9)
  • Road biking (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (6), Casual/ recreational (3), Competitive cyclist (3)
    • Cycling Style:
    • Speed oriented (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Solid hitch bike rack

This hitch rack is SOLID. By that I mean it is constructed VERY well. No loose joints or parts. Bikes sit securely.

The way that Kuat has engineered the hitch...Read complete review

This hitch rack is SOLID. By that I mean it is constructed VERY well. No loose joints or parts. Bikes sit securely.

The way that Kuat has engineered the hitch receiver, to take up the slack in side, to prevent any rocking is great. The rack sits with no movement when driving or going over rough road.

Loading the bikes is easy and quick. They go on and sit securely with out any movement. I have used mountain, road, and fat bikes on it. No issues.

A couple cons though. If you are using the NV with the Add on (2 additional trays) Like I am. Then to use the tilt feature that allows it to move out of the way for rear hatches to open, is pointless. It is VERY hard to hold the trays with bikes on it, and release the leaver, with out it falling and hitting the ground hard. Then to lift the whole kit with bikes ... is HEAVY.

The other con ... is due to it being very solid and constructed well. It does come with a weight penalty. It is about 60lbs. When you add the additional trays ... it tops out close to 80lbs. So it is a bit cumbersome to load and store.

But even with those minor cons ... I would not go back to the other products I have used previously.
this is the one.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

fell to pieces in a car wash

My rack fell apart in the car wash and when I tried posting the picture to their facebook page they banned me. I called jay at Kuat and he told me that this is...Read complete review

My rack fell apart in the car wash and when I tried posting the picture to their facebook page they banned me. I called jay at Kuat and he told me that this is not a warranty or manufacturer issue. Thule is rock solid and my warranty issue with yakima was handled really well. Go with one of these companies

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5.0

Solid Prouct

By Snake Shredz

from Central Kansas

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Cable Lock
  • Durable
  • High Quality
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking
    • Road Biking

    Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

    Quality Product. Bikes don't touch each other when sitting on rack. Bikes stay secure and the rack doesn't rattle or sway. Use this for short and long trips and no worries about the bikes coming off or getting damaged.

    This rack has all the features you would want in a rack.(even comes with a bottle opener!)

    • Cycling Style:
    • Speed Oriented
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Product

    By Snake Shredz

    from Manhattan, KS

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to use
    • Heavy Duty
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking
      • Road Biking

      Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

      Quality product! I use it to haul a couple my mtb for short and long trips. Don't have to worry about bikes touching each other or coming off rack. Has every feature you could think of for a bike rack. Even comes with a bottle opener on the key chain. Has an adaptor for road bike tires. No Swaying or rattling on the hitch. NO COMPLAINTS from KUAT NV2 Rack

      • Cycling Style:
      • Speed Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Geat rack everything Kuat said it would

      By The old biker

      from Indiana

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Versatile
      • Well Built Finished Out

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

        Rack is quick and easy to use and the feature that tightens it into receiver works perfectly making it rock solid.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        29er Hauler

        By TrekWyo

        from Pinedale Wyoming

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mountain Biking
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

          Awesome bike hauler, I also purchased the two bike add on. The draw back is there lock. It's only long enough to lock one wheel on each bike, it would be easy for someone to take your bikes, make sure you add your own cable locks

          • Cycling Style:
          • Speed Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Best hitch rack out there

          By Big Fat Matt

          from Telluride, CO

          About Me Competitive Cyclist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Genius Design Awesoms
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Extreme Sports
            • Mountain Biking
            • Road Biking

            Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

            Don't consider any other rack.... Unless price is a concern. This is the one you want!

            • Cycling Style:
            • Speed Oriented
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Super Rack

            By Rickrides2

            from SF Bay Area

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking
              • Road Biking

              Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

              This is a very high quality and well designed rack. It is very easy to load and remove two bikes. I was able to lock both bikes with the built in cable but it is a little short.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Best hitch rack!

              By GlenMTB

              from Saint Louis, MO

              About Me Competitive Cyclist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking
              • Road Biking

              Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

              Holds the bike well and quick to load/unload. Love the built in stand and hitch stabilizer. The built in lock is convient, but I wouldn't trust it for more than a few minutes, I use a chain lock. Also, if you have a jeep or suv with a rear mount tire you will need a hitch extension.

              • Cycling Style:
              • Speed Oriented
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Solid, well thought out product

              By Scrappie

              from Toronto, Ontario

              About Me Competitive Cyclist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Durable
              • Sturdy Design
              • Versatile
              • Well built quality

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking
              • Road Biking

              Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

              I have used this rack for over a year now and it is still working well and looks great. The mechanism for holding the bikes works well and does not scratch the frame or fork. I was a bit concerned at first that it didn't hold the bike very securely and that the wheel brace would scratch the fork but it's been solid and no scratches at all. I've used it for 14 hour road trips, backcountry drives, and for all sorts of bikes and no issues.

              In contrast to my previous Thule 990 XT and Saris Thelma racks the Kuat is an improvement in quality and durability. The Thule rusted and scuffed my frame and the Saris moved a lot on the hitch and held the bikes in a way that they always seemed to touching handlebars and seatposts.

              By contrast the Kuat has been solid on the hitch, although it is starting to get a little looser after a year of regular use. The bikes have also never come close to touching which makes life a lot easier.

              Overall a great product

              • Cycling Style:
              • Speed Oriented
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              fell to pieces in a car wash

              By derekvh

              from los angeles, ca

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

                    My rack fell apart in the car wash and when I tried posting the picture to their facebook page they banned me. I called jay at Kuat and he told me that this is not a warranty or manufacturer issue. Thule is rock solid and my warranty issue with yakima was handled really well. Go with one of these companies

                    • Cycling Style:
                    • Comfort Oriented
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    The best you can get

                    By Benny_Gnar

                    from Denver, CO

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • Heavy

                    Best Uses

                    • Mountain Biking
                    • Road Biking

                    Comments about Kuat NV 2 Bike Tray Hitch Rack:

                    This rack is great for destination bike rides. It securely holds my 26" and 29" mountain bikes with no issues. Also, the added bike stand feature is awesome for camping and quick repairs at the trailhead. The rack also comes with a built in bike lock, and lock for the hitch.

                    • Cycling Style:
                    • Comfort Oriented
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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