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Basket sizes and description

We offer many baskets sizes, this is due a to the fact that precision in the carry of the bikes, specifically the baskets is very important. The basket width selection is designed to hold the wheels in a certain angle to avoid interference with other bikes and reduce...

Next Gen Bushing

All of our racks are being upgraded to the Next Gen bushing system, this is not shown in the GPR assembly video. The superior step 0 is now for all racks. See pictures below. Tool required is ¾ inch wrench The Vertical post will come with the bushing installed. This...

Why we do not use single internal stabilizers for our rack

Why we do not use single internal stabilizers for our rack

Many rack companies want to create an easy stabilization for their rack. This is a great idea, until physics kicks in. Driving forces create multi dimensional forces that are applied to the rack and the bikes. These forces eventually can wear out the best of the stabilizers.

Transition of the rack from Bikes to snow toys

Transition of the rack from Bikes to snow toys

Ski and Bike using the same rack At ALTA versatility is a corner stone of our product development. The entire concept of the ALTA racks bike racks designed around a General Purpose Rack (GPR). The concept of the rack is one rack to rule them all, what does that mean?...

Measurements for racks

Measurements for racks

Clearance Diagrams for racks The link below provides the latest diagrams for our racks. Note that the range is because the racks are adjustable between three holes for the hitch pin. Clearance Diagrams for racks

Ford transit solutions

Ford transit solutions

Our rack work for variety of vans, the Ford transit van is a very capable van that presents unique challanges wit hits wider than Sprinter rear doors and lower receiver height. Here is a typical email we receive in regards to such veicles. Thias customer already owns...

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