The Thule 9207 Apex Swing Away Bike Rack provides convenient access to the rear of the car, even while loaded with bikes. . Swing away design that allows a fully loaded hitch rack to swing away from the vehicle for rear of vehicle access. Snug Tite receiver lock virtually eliminates hitch rack movement in receiver and locks the hitch rack to the vehicle. Hold Fast RDT Road Dampening Technology Cradles absorb the shock of the road protecting your bike during transport. Arc design of the arms gives bikes greater clearance off the ground and provides greater distance between bikes preventing contact. Increased mast height for improved ground clearance. Patented No Sway Cage to prevent bike to bike contact. Heavy duty integrated lock allows you to lock the bikes to rack and stores in the hitch rack when not in use. Available in a 4 bike version only only fits 2 in. receivers. Integrated handle for easy carrying and handling. Folding Hitch Switch allows the arms to fold when not in use and tilts the carrier down for rear of vehicle access. Note: Some kids, womens, and BMX bikes may require a Thule 982XT Frame Adapter to sit properly on this rack.