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Thule 532 Ride-On Adapter

Add a bike carrier to your vehicle's factory rack

Item #: 094532

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Original Price: $54.99

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Thule's 532 Ride-On Adapter package includes four mounting adapters and two 32" load bars, allowing you to add a Thule bike carrier to almost any factory-installed vehicle rack. The adapter handles any Thule roof carrier that holds up to two bikes. All Thule equipment passes tough European safety standards for car racks.

Product Highlights:

  • universal mounting hardware allows most bike carriers to be installed to a vehicle's factory rack
  • includes two 32" load bars and mounting hardware
  • two-bike maximum capacity
  • sturdy construction provides an ideal platform for bike carriers
  • warranty: limited lifetime
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • 4 Carriage bolts
  • 4 Rectangular washers
  • 4 Square bar clamp-ons
  • 4 Top mounting clamps
  • 4 Bottom mounting clamps
  • 4 Hex nuts
  • Eight M6 tamperproof screws
  • 2 Load bars
  • Rubber pad
  • Tamperproof wrench
  • 4 End caps
  • Instructions

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Overview: The Thule 532-Ride-On Adapter is required for vehicles with factory crossbars to allow installation of compatible bike carriers. The Ride-On Adapter includes two 32" load bars.

Compatibility: The Ride-On Adapter works with Thule Criterium and Big Mouth upright carriers as well as V2, Velo Vise, and Long Tray Classic fork mount carriers.

Capacity: The Thule 532-Ride-On Adapter offers a two bike maximum capacity.

Construction: The 532-Ride-On Adapter features polyethylene coated, galvanized load bars. These strong and level 32" load bars provide ideal platform for bike carrier mounting.

Universal Mounting: Universal mounting hardware enables most bike carriers to be installed directly to a vehicles factory rack. The 532-Ride-On Adapter includes two 32" load bars and tamper resistant universal mounting hardware.

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