The Thule 9006XT Gateway 2 is a trunk and hatch mount bike carrier featuring long arcing tubes to stretch around spoilers and maximize vehicle compatibility. The Gateway attaches to a trunk or hatch using six vinyl-coated steel hooks attached to pull-tight nylon webbed straps. Bikes get secured to the rack using rubber chain straps pulled tight around the frame and seat post.
Thule tests their trunk racks on each vehicle to determine a precise fit using their patented FitDial system. Use the Thule Fit Guide
or contact us
to see if this rack is a listed fit for your vehicle.
- Carries up to 2 bikes
- Hold Fast Cradles with anti-sway cages cushion the bike and provide maximum bike security
- Patented FitDial with Quick-Fit lever adjusts to your vehicle providing a “perfect fit”
- Cinch Lever allows the bike arms to adjust independently and easily for unique bike frames
- Bike arms are positioned to provide ample spacing between bikes to avoid bike-to-bike contact during transport
- Maximum-strength nylon straps secure the bike rack assuring the safest and most convenient installation
- Strap Management Device contains excess straps to help protect vehicle finish.
- Folds up flat for convenient storage
- Attaches to your vehicle using six vinyl-coated steel hooks at the end of pull-tight nylon webbed straps
- Load capacity: 70 lbs / 31.8 kg
- Add a Thule 538XT 6ft Cable Lock (sold separately) to secure bikes to the rack or back to a metal tow loop on the vehicle frame
- Add a Thule 982XT Frame Adapter (sold separately) to carry non-standard bike frames
- Product instructions: PDF download (external link)