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Roof Rail / Rack / Cross Bar and Accessories

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

2016-07-03 Updated

2010-06-25 Initial Post

This is an interesting area that I looked into last year when I got a bike rack for my 2009 Subaru Tribeca. The term “roof rack” basically refers to the basic rail and cross bar system on a vehicle’s roof. In most cases, you need the rails and cross bars in place before you can install accessories such as a bike or ski carrier (these are generally referred to as “bike rack” and “ski rack,” respectively). (more…)