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Saris Sentinel 3-Bike

Saris Sentinel 3-Bike

Model # (1052)
Product Rating
 
4.5 stars
 (10 Reviews)
$79.99
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Saris Sentinel 3-Bike

Saris’ Sentinel 3-Bike rack is ready to go right out of the box, easy to mount, and, thanks to its narrow arm spread, securely holds three bikes. The frame adjusts to the contours of your car and folds down flat for simple storage. To protect your car and provide a solid mount, the six hold-down straps have coated hooks, while the legs are foam-padded. Stiff ratcheting straps ensure a firm grasp on your bikes.

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    00012527002399 1052 TRK-86892 86892
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    4.5 stars

    (based on 10 reviews)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable 
    • Easy to install 
    • Easy to use 
    • Lightweight 
    • Stable 

    Best Uses

    • Road bikes 
    • Small cars 

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    4.0

    Does what its meant to do

    By Micks356

    from Suffolk, UK

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          Generally very happy with this purchase. Well-made rack, easy to fit and adjust (on my Ford B-Max) that carries three adult bikes with ease. Slight hassle loading a ladies-frame bike with thick tubes, but managed it in the end (the problem is the bike frame, not the rack). The upper webbing straps look a bit thin, as they carry all of the weight, but I had no problems, so I guess they are OK. Only quibble is that the one I saw in the (online) store had (cool!) yellow joints, but the one I received had (boring!) black ones.

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          5.0

          Sentinel 3 bike Saris

          By Praf

          from London

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                Easy to install and very lightweight. Not so easy to load women's bikes, but can carry 3 men's bikes quite easily.

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                4.0

                Reasonable rack for a reasonable price

                By Anonymous

                from Phildadelphia, PA

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                      This rack has been a reasonable rack for a reasonable price. I was looking for a rack with 6 point hold down, which this rack has. It has functioned as I thought. However, though I never have used the middle hold down, I noticed that it was cracked right down the center. I have contacted Saris service for a replacement, so hopefully that will go well.

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                      3.0

                      Perfect rack lightweight and affordable

                      By jason

                      from silverlake

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Stable
                      • Easy to Install
                      • Lightweight
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Bikes
                        • Small Cars

                        Comments:

                        I love this rack. I leave it on my car most of the year. It holds up to weather and wear. Its a perfect rack for the weekend cyclist. And transporting you and your friends bike to the trails. Best strength is it is very light.

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                        3.0

                        It performs as advertised

                        By Nick

                        from Western Massachusetts

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                              Marketing hype would have us believe you must spend $150 plus for a bike carrier. This carrier has proven stable, easy to set up on my 2008 Toyota Matrix wagon which has a hatch-back style rear door. I've used the rack carrying my bikes on camping trips traveling over some fairly poor roads and am pleased with the results. Having seen poor ratings from others, I conclude that (1) they did not properyly install the rack, (2) they may not have properly loaded the bikes on the rack and (3) may be loading inexpensive and very heavy "toy" bikes. I have had no negative issues and am completely satisfied.

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                              5.0

                              Just what the Dr. ordered!

                              By B. V. Cy Cliff Biker

                              from Cape Cod, MA

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                                    Comments:

                                    Travel Cape Cod, Ma and surrounding area and enjoy this carrier vs the others I tried. To date 100% satisfaction.

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                                    5.0

                                    Excellent product and excellent value!

                                    By TJSimo

                                    from Nuneaton, England

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                                          Great product, easy to fit and could not find anything of similar quality for the same price. However, so far I have only used it to carry one bike, not sure how it would cope with three.

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                                          5.0

                                          Very sturdy rack and it fits my Prius pe

                                          By rbjosh1

                                          from Oneonta, NY

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                                                Comments:

                                                I just bought a new Toyota Prius and since it has a solar panel on the roof, a roof rack wouldn't work. I like loading up my bikes and going places and having to put them in the car cut down options. I went to the Saris site and was pointed to one that would work for me. I'm on the road!

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                                                5.0

                                                Great rack

                                                By Salubrious

                                                from Quincy, Ma.

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                                                      I was concerned about attaching anything to my Lincoln MKZ. This rack is easy to attach, secure, and does not do any damage to the car. It is compact, easy to store or carry in the trunk when not in use. Thanks for a great product which solved what I thought was going to be a giant problem.

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                                                      4.0

                                                      Simple and easy to Use!

                                                      By Pollo

                                                      from Colombia, Medellin

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                                                            Comments:

                                                            Simple, easy and lightweight. Cons: Space for 3 bikes are short.

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