Thule Epos 3 Bike Hitch Rack - 979100

The most versatile bike rack for all types of bikes

Thule Epos bike rack fits all types of bikes and is fast, easy and convenient to use – it takes minimal effort to mount bikes thanks to an innovative telescopic bike attachment system. The bike arms simply let you attach your bike anywhere on the frame or the rear wheel, providing you with numerous attachment options. You can load and unload up to two bikes in any order – all types of frames and geometries are supported, including ebikes, mountain bikes, gravel bikes, and bikes with fenders and racks.

It's all about the details

Thule Epos is designed to maximize your time on the bike with smart solutions that make handling your bikes easy.It is fully foldable for easy transportation and storage, and tiltable for trunk access. The bike carrier is made to take good care of your bikes – generous spacing between bikes, accomodation for extra long wheelbases and easy fastening of large tires will give you a great time cycling.

Add to the experience

We have designed great accessories for bikers that loves their bikes. Adjust or repair your bike on the go with Thule Epos Bike Repair Holder, and protect your bikes against theft with Thule High Grade Lock, developed with industry leader ABUS. And yes – we get it, ebikes weigh a lot. That’s why we offer Thule Epos Foldable Loading Ramp for easy loading and unloading of heavier bikes.

Tested to the limit

At the Thule Test Center™ in Hillerstorp, Sweden, products go through extreme testing. Our roof rack systems are designed to carry your gear and fit your car as safely and securely as possible. Below are just a few examples of the many tests conducted.
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Compatible with all types of bikes and ebikes

Fast and easy loading and unloading of all types of bikes and ebikes. The patented telescopic bike arms with pivoting cradle and steel reinforced straps attach to the bike frame or rear wheel.
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High load capacity

The high load capacity of 30kg/bike makes it possible to transport heavy ebikes
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Generous spacing between bikes

Generous 25cm distance between bikes reduces risk of bike-to-bike contact
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Made for long wheelbases

Extra-long wheel holders enable easy transport of bikes with long wheelbases, up to 1350mm
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Easy fastening of large tires

Ratcheting pump buckles and wheel straps for easy fastening of tires up to 3,2” (up to 5" tires with a separately sold accessory)
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Fully foldable design

Fully foldable for convenient installation, handling, and storage
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Easy trunk access

With bikes mounted, the trunk is accessible with a smart foot pedal tilt. Without bikes, the trunk is accessible without tilt
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Quick mounting

Easy and quick mounting and adjustment of the bike carrier to the towbar before closing tightening handle thanks to self-stabilizing coupling
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Easy to transport

Ergonomic transport of the bike rack thanks to the integrated carrying handles.
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Locks for safety

Locks your bikes to the bike carrier and your carrier to the car (locks included) 
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Great accessories

Wide range of innovative accessories available such as the Thule Epos Bike Repair Holder and Thule High Grade Lock, developed by ABUS, for added security (accessories sold separately)

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Tech Specs

  • Max number of bikes: 3
  • Total load capacity: 132 lbs
  • Max bike weight: 66 lbs per bike
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 91 x 126 x 22 cm
  • Folded dimensions: 91 x 27 x 75 cm
  • Weight: 22.7 kg (Approx. 50 lbs)
  • Fits frame dimensions: 22-90mm
  • Max tire width: 3" (With Thule XXL Fatbike Wheel Straps 4.7")
  • Max wheel size (diameter): 29"
  • Max wheelbase: 1350 mm (Approx. 53.15")
  • Detachable frame holders: No
  • Distance between bikes: 25 cm
  • Carbon frame compatible: Yes
  • Wheel mounting on adjustable holders
  • Pump buckles
  • Tilt function (with bikes): Yes
  • Fits cars with exterior spare tire: Yes
  • Rear lights: Yes
  • Power connector: 13-pin
  • One Key System compatible: Yes
  • Lockable rack-to-vehicle: Yes
  • Color: Black
  • Model number: 979100

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