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Rack Warehouse: Yakima HalfBack 3

 Rack Warehouse: Yakima HalfBack 3

The Yakima 8002635 HalfBack 3 is a Bike Truck, also known as a Hatch Mounted Bicycle Rack that combines a unique style with affordability.  This model is priced at $219 USD. This rack boasts of a new and modern looking 4 strap design that compliments the curves of today’s vehicles.  The Yakima HalfBack 3 features Zip Strip Cradles to help pad and tightly secure the rack to your vehicle. It’s a very light option, weighing in at around 20lbs.  It can carry up to 3 bikes at approximately 30lbs per bike.  Yakima’s Anti-sway cradles minimize any bike to bike contact removing any risk of damage when the bikes are loaded properly.  The carrying arms on the Yakima Halfback 3 fold down when not in use, making it easy to store.

Key Product Highlights: 

  • 3 Bike Capacity

  • Weight: 20lbs

  • Max Bike Weight: 30lbs per bike

  • Compliments the curves of today's vehicles

  • Carrying arms fold down when not in use

  • Zip Strips securely hold your bikes in the cradles

  • Folds up flat for easier storage

We were able to mount the HalfBack 3 securely to the back of a 2016 Audi A4 without any issues in the matter of a few minutes.  This is a very convenient and affordable option for those who do not have a top rack or hitch available on their vehicle.  The Yakima brand stands behind their well designed, intuitive and durable products with their limited lifetime warranties. Please see the short video below for further insight and installation information: 


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