The Thule 824 Gate Mate provides padded protection to the tail gate of the truck for carrying mountain bikes. The 824 is designed to fit full-size trucks. This option serves as an alternative to mounting the bikes in rack for those who are looking to get the bikes in the back as fast as possible and get on the road.
- Ultra durable heavy duty vinyl with foam padding protects both bike and truck tailgate.
- Integrated “Knock-Blocks” prevent bikes from sliding off edge of tailgate causing damage to vehicle and or bike.
- Handle Hood allows for convenient access to tailgate handle without pad removal.
- Strap anchors provide secure tie down points for bikes and other loads.
- Sturdy nylon straps to keep pad securely attached to tailgate.
- Available in two sizes: 823 - 54" for compact pickups and 824 - 62" for full-size pickups
- Product instructions: PDF download (external link)