Thule 982XT Frame Adapter

Adapter bar for hard-to-rack bikes

  • Thule 982XT Frame Adapter


  • Thule 982XT Frame Adapter

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Thule's 982XT frame adapter lets you store a bike with an unusual frame in your Thule bike carrier. The telescoping bar connects between the seatpost and the headset of almost any bike, and installs on your bike carrier by pushing a few buttons. All Thule equipment passes tough European safety standards for car racks.


  • telescoping bar adapts to multiple frame sizes and bike styles
  • works with Thule bike carriers
  • padded collars attach to bike seatpost and headset
  • easy installation with push-button mounting
  • warranty: limited lifetime
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Overview: The Thule 982XT-Frame Adapter features a telescoping bar which adapts to multiple frame sizes and styles of bikes to attach to your Thule bike carrier or rack. The 982XT-Frame Adapter features padded collars which attach to your bike's seat-post and stem. Its one-push button design allows for quick and easy installation.

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Thule 982XT Frame Adapter

Written By DaveC, Allentown PA on Thursday, July 11, 2013
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Sturdy, easy to use and lightweight.
Easily adjustable.
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