Delta Stableloader review

Carries bikes in vans, pick-ups and big cars

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £89.99 RRP | USD $149.99
Delta Stableloader

Our review

Simple and solid way to carry bikes inside bigger vehicles
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The Stableloader is an industrial-looking telescoping metal bar that wedges in the back of a van or pick-up that’s between 46in and 72in wide inside. The bikes stand upright, with the forks clamped to quick-release mounts on the bar.


Two fork mounts are provided, but in a big enough vehicle with the bikes’ handlebars turned sideways you could fit up to five.

However, in a small van like a Citroen Berlingo, the space taken up by the folded seats means the bikes need their back ends arranging diagonally which cuts capacity to two – fewer than with no rack.

The bikes are as stable as the name suggests, so it’s a good option for bikes you don’t want getting banged about.


Thule’s Indoor 592 is more discreet in cars when not in use, whereas the capacity of the StableLoader is better for big vans. 

Product Specifications


Name Stableloader (10)
Brand Delta Cycle

Description Versatile design to carry bike securely in pick-ups, SUVs or vans
Features Expandable from 46 - 72" width, Includes two lockable bike hitches and is compatible with up to five, can also be used to stabilize loads and keep cargo in place,
Bike Capacity 2 Bikes
Bike Storage Type Bike Stand