Thule Backpac product code: 973

Load capacity Bikes 2 (3) (4)
Fits cars with exterior spare tyre No
Dimensions 141 x 75 x 154cm
Folded dimensions 97 x 45 x 154cm
Load capacity 60kg
Max bike weight 15kg
For e-bikes No
Weight 15kg
Fits frame dimensions 22 - 80cm
Fit wheel dimensions All
Holders Yes
Locks bike to carrier Yes
Locks carrier to car Yes adaptor required (thule lock 567)
One key system Yes
Fits most bikes with disc brakes Yes

A fast-mounted and convenient bike carrier especially for Vans and SUV's that is easy to mount on the rear door.

With Thule's proven detachable bike frame holders that can easily be removed, then returned in position after the bikes are loaded. The frame holders are rubber-coated for an optimized and gentle hold of the bikes and can be used for frame diameters from 22mm up to 80mm.

The carrier quickly folds up for easy storage. With quick-release wheel straps for convenient loading and unloading of bikes, adjustable for different wheel sizes up to 2,5 inches, the wheels are securely fastened.

One Key System compatible. A special car-specific mounting kit for optimized fitting accuracy and stable hold of the carrier on the car is needed.

The basic version of the carrier is for two bikes. However, you can add optional adapters for transporting up to 4 bikes.

All parts in contact with the car are coated with rubber for maximum protection. The rear door can be opened with the carrier mounted.

  • BackPac adaptor required for fitment to vehicle.
  • Possible to increase the load capacity from 2 to 3 bikes by adding Adapter 973-23, and to 4 bikes by adding Adapters 973-23 + 973-24.
  • The raised position of the rack keeps the rear lights and license plate visible.
  • All parts in contact with the car and bikes are coated with rubber for extra protection.
  • Easy mounting of bikes through detachable bike arms Firm wheel fixation, thanks to the quick release wheel straps.
  • Extendable wheel trays for large bikes.
  • Folds flat for easy storage and handling.
  • Locks the bikes to the bike rack (lock included) and the bike rack to the car with a separate accessory.
  • A special kit adjusts the carrier to fit a number of vehicle models.
  • This product does not have universal fit.