Halfords Advanced 2 Roof Mount Cycle Carrier review

Stunning value

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
GBP £74.73 RRP
Halfords Advanced 2 Roof Mount Cycle Carrier

Our review

A very good rack at a remarkable price, hard to beat for the money...
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A few pennies shy of £75 is a competitive price for one roof-mounted carrier, but this is for a twin-pack. Given that the Halfords Advanced is effectively less than half the price of the competition, you’d expect some corners to have been cut, but build quality is far from shabby.


There’s no penny pinching in the spec, either. The rack can be locked to the car and the bike locked to the rack, and the wide, open tyre channels mean the rack will take tourers or mountain bikes as well as racing bikes.


Two different fixings are supplied for the down-tube clamp, depending on the size of the tubes, which is a pain if you have bikes of different sizes, but otherwise, this rack is superb value.

Product Specifications


Name Advanced 2 Roof Mount Cycle Carrier
Brand Halfords

Load Capacity (kg) 17
Bike Capacity 2 Bikes
Car Rack Type Roof Mounted