You would like to take your bike with you on holiday or for a ride in your own country, but you do not have a tow bar on your car to mount the bike carrier. SeaSucker offers bike carriers that do not require a towbar and are very easy to mount. Read more about our towbarless bike carriers!
What are the requirements for a good bike carrier for a car without a towbar?
In the Netherlands, there are several rules regarding bike carriers. Below is a list of the rules for and bike carriers without tow bar:
- The bicycles should not protrude more than 20 centimeters on either side of the car
- No sharp parts may protrude
- The weight of the bike must not exceed the maximum nose weight of the car
- The lighting bar is compulsory when the rear lights of the car are fully or partially covered
What possibilities does SeaSucker offer?
SeaSucker offers many different options when it comes to bike carriers for a car without a tow bar. SeaSucker has bike carriers that are suitable for transporting one, two or three bicycles. The bike carriers can be mounted on the roof or the rear window of the car by means of vacuum cups. SeaSucker sells various accessories to match the bike carriers. Check out the full range of bike carriers and accessories in the shop!
Where to mount the bike carrier?
The SeaSucker bike carriers can be mounted on the car in different ways. This is because the bike carriers are attached by means of vacuum cups. This gives you the freedom to choose the place of mounting. The bike carriers can be mounted on the roof, the tailgate, or the rear window of the car. Want to know more about mounting? Read here how to mount the bike carriers.
What is the maximum load capacity?
The SeaSucker Talon, Mini Bomber and Bomber can carry a maximum weight of 20 kilograms per bike. Besides the maximum weight of 20 kilograms, each vacuum cup has a tensile strength of 95 kilograms.
What are the advantages of SeaSucker?
The SeaSucker system has several advantages compared to other bike carriers. SeaSucker bike carriers can be placed on any car without a tow bar and therefore also on a possible next car. In addition, the bike carriers are very easy to mount and dismount, making them very user friendly. The SeaSucker bike carriers can be used on different types of cargo where other brands have bike carriers that are only made for one type of cargo. The SeaSucker bike carrier is suitable for racing bikes, mountain bikes, cross bikes, and e-bikes up to 20kg. Each vacuum cup can hold up to 95 kilograms of pull strenght, making it a very safe and reliable system.
On which models are SeaSucker roof racks used often?
SeaSucker roof racks can be fitted on any type of car, but mainly on lease cars of the brands Volvo, Tesla, Skoda, Volkswagen etc., and sports cars. These cars have a larger roof and therefore have enough space to place the bikes on it. SeaSucker's roof bicycle carriers are therefore ideal for this type of car, but of course for all types of cars.
Where to put the front wheel?
The bicycles are fixed to the bicycle carrier by means of the front fork of the bicycle. In order to mount the bicycle, the front wheel has to be removed from the bicycle. But where do you put the front wheel? SeaSucker has developed the SeaSucker Flight Deck for this purpose. This allows you to place the front wheel on the roof of the car. The rear wheel of the bicycle is mounted on the right side and there is room for the front wheel on the left side.
Order a bicycle carrier for a car without a tow bar at SeaSucker!
Would you like to transport your bicycles in a car without a tow bar? Then order a SeaSucker bike carrier quickly! You can then easily transport your bicycles without having to use a tow bar. Do you have questions about one of our products or about the system? Then feel free to contact us. We will be happy to help you!