We recently looked at bike carriers for cars and discussed various options for transporting your bike. And we saw new models and updates to Küat’s offerings at the 2016 Sea Otter Classic. Küat is a popular option for those looking to get their bikes from point A to point B. And earlier this week Küat announced changes to their NV model, which you can read about in the press release, below.
Küat Racks Revamps Flagship Rack to All Other’s Envy
The leading rack and accessories brand has refined the NV, its line-topping hitch-mounted rack.
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri—Küat Racks, manufacturer of lightweight, stylish and easy- to-use racks and accessories has released their latest offering, the NV 2.0, today. Using the original NV design as a starting point, Küat took to the drawing boards to tackle the difficult task of improving upon their flagship hitch-mounted offering.
With an eye to quickly widening tire sizes, the NV 2.0 now accommodates tire sizes up to 4.5 inches, while the redesigned wheel trays also allow for quick angle adjustments that enable users to stagger handlebar height to ensure that there’s no interference between bikes when mounted together on the rack.
A move to new co-molded wheel straps, which now feature a softer material on the inside of the strap, ensures that expensive carbon wheels are no longer at risk of being scratched or marred by an over-tightened or loose strap.
Sporting an updated appearance, the NV’s durable, high-quality powder-coated finish is topped by a glossy protective clear coat to ensure its looks are far from fleeting.
The NV’s novel Trail Dock, a mobile repair stand that integrates into the rack has also received major updates, making it even more versatile. An aftermarket base is also available, and turns the Trail Dock into a fully capable standalone repair stand.
“For the NV 2.0 we faced the tough challenge on improving upon the NV—a rack we worked tirelessly to perfect on the first go,” said Küat co-founder Luke Kuschmeader. “So while the NV’s principle design remains much the same, we focused on the important details that allowed us to make the NV 2.0 even more versatile and easy to use on a day-to-day basis.”
Available now through authorized Küat dealers as well as direct from Küat, the NV 2.0 retails for $629.
For more information please visit the Küat Racks website at: kuatracks.com
About Küat Racks
Long focused on producing a broad range of inventive, high-quality bike racks, Küat’s team of avid cyclists and industry experts have been committed to delivering innovative solutions that help cyclists and adventurers get out and do more since 2005. What began as an idea for a better way to transport bikes has evolved into a thriving company that creates high- end, exhaustively engineered hitch racks, roof racks and accessories that seek to push the envelope of innovation as they chase the perfect balance between style and substance.