Halfords Value Roof Carrier bike rack review

Budget travel solution

Our rating 
2.0 out of 5 star rating 2.0
GBP £19.99 RRP
Halfords Value Roof Carrier bike rack

Our review

Corners have clearly been cut in design and manufacture. But it's under £20!
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Yes, here’s proof that you really can get a roof carrier for under £20! For a seemingly simple rack, this required quite a lot of assembly work, and corners have clearly been cut in design and manufacture. For example, the large, plastic-covered nuts for securing the rack to the roof bars interfere with the tyres when the bike is mounted, and will also collect water.

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Elsewhere, the supporting arm pivot consists of two thin pieces of flattened steel tube, a washer and large rivet, and is quite flexible. Up top, the hard plastic clamp is quite small and only held the sides of an averagely fat down-tube, though its stated limit is 45mm. 

Product Specifications

Product

Name Value Roof Mount Cycle Carrier (11)
Brand Halfords

Bike Capacity 1 Bike
Description MPG lost - 5.8
Load Capacity (kg) 15
Car Rack Type Roof Mounted