|The Buffalo is an exceptionally well designed and smart carrier for 4
bikes which fits all tow balls, tilts via a foot operated pedal, includes an
integrated cable lock and has well padded bike cradles.|
Buffalo, a big strong animal, solid and reliable, just what you need from a tow bar
bike carrier. Maybe "Good looking" is pushing this metaphor a bit far but
the bike carrier Buffalo really is smart looking, as well as being the best
designed and most user friendly bike carrier of its type at any price.
So what's the big deal about Buffalo? It's down to better design, better
quality, better safety, overall ease of use. Consider the following:
Please note that if your vehicle has a rear mounted spare wheel this
Buffalo rack is not suitable.
- These carriers are supplied ready to go; no assembly work is required.
- The patented conical tow ball clamp fits onto all 50mm diameter tow balls,
even the ones which don't meet BS standards because they have rough casting
around the tow ball neck.
- Fitting is a matter of spinning a hand-turning wheel, a really quick, easy
and ergonomically satisfactory thing to do. Turn the key in the tightening wheel
and the carrier is then locked to the tow ball. Give a Nyloc nut a tweak
(spanner supplied) and then the carrier is held really firmly.
- It's fine engineering, and strong - the Buffalo has been TÜV approved for 4
bikes to the proposed ISO standard R18-904-4, a standard some way tougher than
- Tilting is a safe single-handed operation, even with the bikes fitted; the
carrier tilts far enough for use even on vehicles with vertical tailgates. Push
the tilt lever with your foot while supporting the bikes and lower them down -
this is safe and easy.
- The bike frame holders usually need to be adjusted on the support arms first
time out - distances between bikes may vary - before being tightened in place
(tool supplied). They have properly padded cradles and easily adjusted rubber
- There's a really neat integrated locking cable; the cable slides into the
tubular upright when not in use.
- The support arms are 28cm apart, centre to centre, a distance which will
suit the majority of modern frames; we supply a telescopic cross bar for use
with non standard frames.
- There's a Velcro-fastened sleeve on the upright to protect the first bike,
incorporating a tough closed-cell foam pad.
- Two top quality 300cm safety straps are also provided (buckles sewn not
crimped). One of these should be threaded through all the bike wheels to prevent
swaying and friction damage - it's up to you to provide any extra protection
required - and the other should be passed through all the bike frames and then
looped around the carrier.
- The bike holder arms are easily moved from the horizontal to the vertical -
ideal for storage or when the vehicle is parked up.
- The build quality - tube bending, welding, rust proofing, painting,
component quality - is exemplary.!
Where can I get them from?
The BUZZ RACK Buffalo 4 bike tilting tow ball carrier are available from The Roof Box Company, currently on offer priced at £159.95. Don't forget you'll get 5% off this price with our discount below. You can find out more about them and the range of products available from their website Please
note prices correct at time of publication and are subject to change
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