General Purpose Rack GPR what does it mean

General Purpose Rack GPR what does it mean

Link text ALTA SIX GPR – Four, five, and six pack I had the honor to work on projects that involved extreme off-road (no trails), and sensitive electronic equipment installed in trucks and SUVs. After the design and the approval process, we spent over six months...
Quick User guide

Quick User guide

Load larger (taller) bikes first and smallest last. The first and last baskets will not have to obey this rule. Use the sliding baskets to adjust if you have handle bar interference. Road bikes will take a larger area due to handle bar shape. Use the rubber strips...
2000 hour test

2000 hour test

We are celebrating our third year in sales. Even a bigger celebration for us is some of our early adopters who were shuttle companies in Moab (Moab Cyclery) and Hurricane Utah (Over the Edge Bike shop, Ride with a buddy shuttles and more). The home to rough riding...
Lift assist or not

Lift assist or not

Multiple flavors of racks are hitting the market, some with features that look cool on paper. These companies try to take your focus away from the important features and mask some deficiencies. Gas piston lift assist is one of them. There is a reason why you don’t see...
8 feet of pride

8 feet of pride

As the “upright revolution” takes over, as Yakima bike racks puts it. We say, welcome to the revolution, we kept a seat warm for you. 20 years late but who is counting. You as a consumer will see many companies offer similar looking products.  Sometimes with a large...
Details, details, details.  Spend the 80 get the 20.

Details, details, details. Spend the 80 get the 20.

In Engineering and management there is a saying. Last 20 percent of the job will cost you 80 percent of your budget the (80/20 rule). That’s time, material, and money. This idea which I can personally attest to, comes from the factor of how well your design worked or...