Quick set 21 long carry arms snap into place right out of the box. Rack can be folded down with one hand. Wide snap on car pads deliver greater surface area against vehicle to better distribute loads. Clear arch top and bottom feet provide maximum vehicle clearance for rack. Added side straps for lateral stability. New tie down cradles straps individually secure and protect bicycles. Patented design fits sedans, hatchbacks, minivans SUV's. Padded lower frame keeps bicycles away from vehicle. Two patented sure strap lower straps keeps bottom hooks in place during use. Comes fully assembled installs in seconds. Black powder coated finish.