Hey I need to get a roof rack for my Suburu Forrester-Yakima works best with the car. Any thoughts or feelings on getting a fork mount as oppossed to an upright mount...I think the fork mount looks cooler???
'84 Ross Mt. Rainier, '97 Specialized Stumpjumper M2Pro, '98 Novara Trionfo TeamSL, '00 Novara Metro with Xtracycle
Fork mounts put the stress in a place the bike is meant to carry stress. Uprights can place strain on the downtubes and are not recommended for particular frame materials. If you have a disc brake, be careful to get a disc-compatible tray. Also bear in mind, how easy/comfortable are you with removing your fron wheel often.
Not being able to decide when I bought my system I bought two of each. The fork mounts are always on the car, and the upright mounts only come on when I need the capacity.