No roof rack, no problem with the 102DB Deluxe Two Bike Carrier from Allen Racks. This simple, sturdy bike carrying
system fits most sedans, hatchbacks, minivans, and SUVs via a single configuration design that eliminates setup hassles
and headaches during installation. The rack comes fully assembled, and mounts to your vehicle in seconds. Twelve-inch
long carry arms easily accommodate up to two bikes, and a patented individual tie-down system secures and protects your
bicycles. Also includes a manufacturer's lifetime warranty on workmanship and materials.
About Allen Bike Racks
In 1967, after a few years of working on the aerospace technology for the Apollo missions, Dick Allen was out of a job.
Government cutbacks led Allen, a Harvard-trained physicist, to transform his garage hobby into a new industry. A cycling
enthusiast, inventor, and family man, Allen had a personal need for a bike-carrying device. On weekends, he would take
his sons and wife to Cape Cod or the White Mountains of New Hampshire. What proved difficult time and again was the
transport of his family's bicycles. Rather than fight through inconvenience with twine and a dinged car, Allen sought an
answer for himself as well as a market in which he foresaw major growth possibilities.
Always a pathfinder, Allen took to work in his Lincoln, Massachusetts, garage in search of a more efficient way to
transport bikes. Drafting designs during the day and constructing them throughout the night, he put together a model
made of electrical conduit, metal strapping, and fire hose casings (for padding). At first, the Allens tested the
prototype on weekend excursions. Finding the first trunk-mounted rack to be a success, Dick started Allen Bike Racks.
Dealer acceptance came quickly, and by 1971 Allen Bike Racks were sold nationally through a number of major bicycle
distributors. Today, the company owns more than three dozen patents and offers a versatile product line of bike racks
while Dick's son Alex now owns and operates the business. What started out as a small garage run operation now operates
three warehouses nationally, two factories abroad, and has products sold in more than a dozen countries around the