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Old 05-11-09, 08:24 PM   #1
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Hollywood Road Runner HR400 bike rack

Anybody want to chime in on experience with the Hollywood Road Runner HR400 4-bike hitch rack linked below?

http://www.hollywoodracks.com/hitch-...hitch-rack.htm
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Old 05-11-09, 08:30 PM   #2
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Anybody want to chime in on experience with the Hollywood Road Runner HR400 4-bike hitch rack linked below?

http://www.hollywoodracks.com/hitch-...hitch-rack.htm
Cant tell you anything about the HR400. However, I just today recieved the HR310 from Hollywood Racks. It's the 3 bike 1-1/4" version.

It is a solidly built, quality rack. Can't wait to use it for the first time.
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I have not used the HR400 but I have used several other racks from them with excellent results. I especially like the sway bar that sticks out below the bikes. If you use bungee cords to the front and rear wheels, you will mitigate much of the swaying back and forth that bikes like to do on this sort of rack.

If you carry bikes without top tubes or with extremely sloping top tubes or some variations of full suspension bikes you might also want to take a look at the Hollywood sportrider. It supports the wheels of the bikes and does not hang them from the top tubes. This type of rack is a bit heavier though when your putting in on or taking it off.

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I don't own one but I have written a review for it about a while back. At the time it had close to a perfect rating on Amazon from buyers. I just checked and it still is around 4.7 out of 5 stars. It is definitely lighter compared to HR1400 for a rack that can hold up to 4 bikes. However, I remember some buyers mentioning you may need an adaptor for women's bikes and adult bikes fit fine, but it might be a bit of a challenge to use with kids bikes.

Hope it helps, Cheers!!
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Wow, a resurrection of a thread almost ten years old!

Full disclosure: I work for Hollywood Racks. While the Road Runner has always been a solid seller for us, in recent years it has been passed by the platform type racks (Sport Rider series) and the new (for us) padded hook on the front tire rack (TRS).

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Well, bikerackie, how about that!
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