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We love the great outdoors just as much as you. Whether you're a cyclist, kayaker, snowboarder, skier, hunter, camper or you name it, we have the rack or carrier for you. The hard part is selecting the right one to suit your needs, vehicle, and budget.
There are four main types of racks - roof, back, trailer hitch, and cargo carriers.
Roof racks are mounted on 2 crossbars on the roof of your vehicle. Many cars and SUVs are already equipped with crossbars, but we can install them if needed. Many people choose roof racks because of their versatility. Simply mount an additional rack for bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards, or a roof basket or transport box (hard or soft) for whatever your outdoor hobbies require.
The benefits of a roof rack include:
Back racks protect the cab of your pick-up truck, as well as keep your gear safe and organized. Whether you want to mount toolboxes, cargo, ladders, signal lights or antennas, we have back racks that will do the job. Most racks have a rear window protection screen consisting of heavy-duty ultra mesh.
Trunk mount racks install directly on the trunk of your car and allow you to transport up to 3 bikes. It's ideal for singles, couples, or small families who enjoy cycling and have a smaller vehicle. The benefits of a cargo carrier include:
Trailer hitch racks are ideal for longer journeys and anyone who wants versatility and convenience. These racks can handle larger loads (up to 5 bikes at a time) and different types of gear, such as bikes, skis, snowboards, etc.
Keep in mind that these racks require a trailer hitch, so if you need to tow a trailer as well as carry bikes, for instance, you may need a roof rack as well. The benefits of a trailer hitch rack include:
At your local Docteur du Pare-Brise store, you will find the largest selection of racks available. We stock all top brands such as Thule, Swagman, Pro Series and many more!
If you find that you are running out of room or you are simply looking to add some extra luggage space, a cargo carrier might be ideal for you! You might also want to take a look at the wide range of cargo carriers we have in stock.
Placed on the roof of your vehicle, the cargo carrier is ideal for extra luggage space while traveling, carrying specialized gear for work or even camping gear for those times you are looking for a getaway! They come in a variety of sizes, ideal for all your needs.
Our automotive accessory specialists are happy to help you choose the best option for your outdoor enthusiast needs!