Why It RulesBeing on top isn't always best. Here's a rugged, functional, anddare we say it?elegant rack that totes gear behind your vehicle. » Finally, a hitch-mounted rack that doesn't ask you to correctly sequence a half-dozen knobs when you want to get inside your car. Forget a water bottle in back? Spin a single lockI did it with my footand watch the slightly angled, gas-assisted bar politely swing out of your way. » The two bike arms have soft rubber cradles and locking tabs on either side, making it easy to secure any top tube. They also accommodate funky frame shapes. » Once it's loaded, an anti-wobble arm keeps up to four bikes from clanging around on rough roads. » The Back Road packs in loads of featureslike an integrated cable-lock systemand the simple design works incredibly well.Hmmm . . .The bike cradles are a bit narrow; be tender when loading steeds with dangling cables.