Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

  • Carries up to 4 bikes of any type.
  • Most stable no frame contact tray rack available.
  • Tilting feature allows access to rear of vehicle.
  • Integrated locks for bikes and hitch.
  • Add wheel holders to your SuperClamp rack to fit Fat Tire bikes.
  • This rack fits a wheelbase up to 48" right out of the box. If your bike has a longer wheel base, you will need our long wheelbase bar.

$799.99

SKU: 4026

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Freedom SuperClamp 4 on Car

Full Description

Freedom SuperClamp: the rack of your bike's dreams.

If your bike had a magic genie, we're pretty sure it would've asked for the Freedom SuperClamp 4. We took all the favorite features of our top-selling Freedom, and raised the bar—by changing the bar completely. With our industry-first front and rear wheel hooks, we were able to completely eliminate frame contact while providing the most secure hold of any tray-style rack on the market. With extra features like an integrated lock and a design that accommodates any bike, we bet your bike's wish just came true.

Specs

  • Carries 4 bikes (60 lbs/bike in two trays closest to vehicle; 35lbs/bike for second two trays).
  • Preassembled.
  • Fits all bikes.
  • No frame contact design.
  • Adjustable arms.
  • Rack-integrated locking cable.
  • Tilting feature allows for access to rear of vehicle.
  • Ratcheting arms pivot on case hardened brackets for superior strength.
  • Includes a locking hitch pin.
  • Works with 2" hitches only.
  • Rack weight: 63lbs. 
  • This rack fits a wheelbase up to 48" right out of the box. If your bike has a longer wheel base, you will need our long wheelbase bar.

Warranty

It's no secret that all Saris products come with a lifetime warranty in North America. That means that we cover the product for as long as the original buyer owns it. Why? Because we believe in the quality and durability of every Saris rack. If there is a defect in materials or workmanship (rare as they may be), please get in touch with our outstanding customer service team. If your rack has been damaged due to incorrect assembly, from backing into a wall, or something not related to workmanship, you will not qualify for a replacement.

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SarisFreedom SuperClamp 4-Bike
 
4.6

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
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    • Avid cyclist (21), Competitive cyclist (9), Casual/ recreational (4)
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    • No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

This is the mother of all bike racks.

ust got back from a lunchtime ride, and using the new superclamp rack for the first time.

This is the mother of all bike racks. It's a pleasure to use. Love the...Read complete review

ust got back from a lunchtime ride, and using the new superclamp rack for the first time.

This is the mother of all bike racks. It's a pleasure to use. Love the integrated lock cable for the bikes. I have to leave my bike on the rack while at work, and the locking features at the hitch reciever and the integrated cables for the bike give me peace of mind. The step pedal to raise and lower the rack is just awesome. In the up position it's out of the way. There's also a tilted down position that gets it out of the way so I can open my tacoma's tailgate completely without removing the rack. The arms and buttons are all so easy to use. This rack is really no bigger than our old Saris 2 bike rack and yet it can hold 4 bikes. Hey! We have 4 people in our family... Perfect! : ) I also like that the rack is both threaded and locking to the hitch receiver. The years of experience the company has in making bike racks is really showing. The old product was great, but it looks like they have thought of everything!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Terrible design, not stoked at all

I feel that this rack falls short in a number of ways. First off, the hitch tightening system. It is simply a nut welded to a u shaped piece of metal that slides...Read complete review

I feel that this rack falls short in a number of ways. First off, the hitch tightening system. It is simply a nut welded to a u shaped piece of metal that slides into the end of the rack before it goes into the receiver. However this does not keep the hitch tight from moving up and down only side to side. Also it will just fall out, either sliding into the hitch receiver or into the rack itself. Next , where the rack tilts either towards or away from your car, the hinge that allows the rack to do this is very loose allowing the back half of the rack to rattle independently . Meaning your bikes will rattle and bounce around no matter what. They wont rattle inside the rack but the whole rack will move around. The overall metal construction seems ok, but all of the plastic pieces feel cheap and you will have to adjust the wheel trays every time you put a different bike on because the trays don"t pivot. Made in the USA does not make up for terrible design and cheap plastic. The plastic strap system is a joke I got a great discount on this rack and I still don"t want it. I honestly feel that the good reviews for this rack on here, are from people that don't know any better and have not used superior racks in order to compare. Lastly, I am from Wisconsin, and wanted to support a company born and bred there, however the product falls well short of my expectations and I cannot justify keeping.

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4.0

Nice rack

By 

from Chicago, IL

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Heavy duty
  • Stable

Cons

  • Hard to Install or Use

Best Uses

  • Family of bikes
  • Large Cars
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Road Bikes

Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

I've had the Thelma two bike for years and decided to upgrade to the Super Clamp 4 bike to accomadate our growing bike collection. This is the most thought out bike carrier. Pros... Carries 4 bikes very securely, easy to use except for the one rack closest to the vehicle. Really like the cable locks to keep bike secure on rack along with the hitch lock. Cons.... I have a really hard time loading bikes on the rack closest to the van and scratched my van in the processes. Also, make sure you push the cable locks in until you hear them click otherwise they are not locked. It's also very heavy so I'm leaving it on for the season and will need help getting it off and into storage. All in all, I would buy again! Heavy duty, well made and should last me a long while!

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5.0

Best rack for 4 bike

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from Harker Heights TX

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Install
  • Easy to Use
  • Stable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Bikes
    • Road Bikes

    Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

    This product is easy to use mounting for bikes very stable and secure

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    5.0

    Great Rack!

    By 

    from San Marcos, Texas

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        Bought this for the 2016 road season and haven't been disappointed at all! The rack is the best one to avoid touching the bike frame. I don't worry at all with its stability and can fully trust this rack to hold my teams bikes, and trust me they didn't come cheap! Would recommend to anyone who needs a really reliable rack.

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        • Competitive Cyclist
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        • No

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        5.0

        Super Freedom Super Clamp!

        By 

        from Chicago, IL, USA

        About Me Competitive Cyclist

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        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        Excellent product. Me and the lady travel every weekend to races and events and often need both road and cyclocross machines to go with us. This rack has added fun into packing and unpacking our equipment! So easy to drop our bikes and go...no more front wheels off, tetris the suv. We can add another rider on race day, or take 2 road and 2 CX to all our far away destantions. We have all carbon bikes and nothing comes in contact with the frames. Bikes our super stable. We just drove from Chicago to Nashville to going down in a snowstorm and returning in a rain storm, bikes were well protected and traveled like champs on this rack! It should be called the Freedom Super Champ!

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        1.0

        Terrible design, not stoked at all

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        from Truckee,CA

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        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        I feel that this rack falls short in a number of ways. First off, the hitch tightening system. It is simply a nut welded to a u shaped piece of metal that slides into the end of the rack before it goes into the receiver. However this does not keep the hitch tight from moving up and down only side to side. Also it will just fall out, either sliding into the hitch receiver or into the rack itself. Next , where the rack tilts either towards or away from your car, the hinge that allows the rack to do this is very loose allowing the back half of the rack to rattle independently . Meaning your bikes will rattle and bounce around no matter what. They wont rattle inside the rack but the whole rack will move around. The overall metal construction seems ok, but all of the plastic pieces feel cheap and you will have to adjust the wheel trays every time you put a different bike on because the trays don"t pivot. Made in the USA does not make up for terrible design and cheap plastic. The plastic strap system is a joke I got a great discount on this rack and I still don"t want it. I honestly feel that the good reviews for this rack on here, are from people that don't know any better and have not used superior racks in order to compare. Lastly, I am from Wisconsin, and wanted to support a company born and bred there, however the product falls well short of my expectations and I cannot justify keeping.

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        1.0

        Could Have Been Great

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        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        I bought this two weeks ago and out of the box noticed that I had five A tire holders and 3 B's. Not too big of a deal just packing error, I can let that slide.

        The one star rating is for the build quality. Two days into a five day trip I tried to access my vehicles rear lift gate by using the tilt feature and the lever to lower it broke. I'm not sure what the linkage for that lever is made from, obviously it's not something durable enough to handle bring pressed.

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        5.0

        Fun for the whole family!

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        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        I bought this rack for my SUV to take bike trips with the family. It's great to be able to lower it down and raise the tailgate because the young ones have a trail bike and seat that need to go in the back. The rack sticks out a few feet from the rear bumper, but is extremely stable and holds the bikes tight in place. I take it off after each use, fold it up and hang it on two hooks in the garage. One improvement that could be made for better theft deterrence is to weld the cross members to the main bar.

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        5.0

        Great fit and superb clamping features

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        from Fairfield, CT, USA

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        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        I got this rack this summer and have taken many family trips filling the four trays. The rack is very sturdy and solid but the best feature is the clamping. The clamps hold the bikes tighter than any other rack I have had to date. I was able to fit everything from 4 Enduro bikes with 800mm wide bars to 4 road bikes on there. To say that I am happy with the purchase is an understatment

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        5.0

        AMAZING

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        from Missouri, USA

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        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        I picked up the Freedom Superclamp 4 around a month ago. Having used the Freedom Superclamp 2 previously, I knew I wasn't going to be disappointed. I was right. This rack is super solid, and none of my bikes have ever moved. This rack can hold a multitude of different wheel sizes as well as types of different bicycles. The four bike rack is heavy, that's the worst part. As it's heavy, I know it's going to hold my other 'precious' cargo without any issue. I'm the guy who has more invested in my bikes than I do my truck, seriously. American made, American sourced = OUTSTANDING! Sara, Chris you both have my thanks.

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        5.0

        Easy, quick, and secure

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        from Cape Cod, MA, USA

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        Comments about Saris Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike:

        We got this for our shop van to transport bikes daily. This rack will make transporting your bikes so much easier. We need a rack that will work and work fast, this is it. Stop fighting with your rack get a Superclamp!

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        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          I see this rack sticks out 47" and weighs 63 lbs. This is far less than its competitors. Can I use this rack on my Class 1 hitch with 2" receiver, while respecting the thong weight of 200 lbs of my hitch? My vehicle is 2015 Golf Sportwagen.
          Asked on 6/23/2016 by Erdem from Toronto, ON

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, as long as you stay within the weight limitations for the Class 1 hitch, you should have no issues.

            Answered on 6/24/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          I see two different/conflicting types of integrated cable locks on the super clamp in the literature. One where the lock is yellow on the end of one cable and locks to the other male cable in the air-(ie one male one female cable). The otber type is the lock is fixed to the frame and both ends of the cable have the male part. Which version does this rack actually have? (Is one newer?)
          Asked on 6/9/2016 by Richard from PA

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            The current version has a center locking mechanism and a male cable on both ends of the horizontal bar. The other version you described was the previous locking mechanism.

            Answered on 6/15/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          Will this work with bikes with a rack over the back wheel? (the racks usually used for hanging panniers)
          Asked on 5/30/2016 by Joel

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, in most cases this will work. It does depend on the rack size and design somewhat. We recommend using hold down straps to secure the wheels into the wheel holders for added security.

            Answered on 6/2/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          Can the rack be flipped up (perpendicular to ground) when collapsed and not in use?
          Asked on 5/25/2016 by SpinAgain

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, this rack will tilt up vertical when not in use.

            Answered on 5/27/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          Will this bike rack hold 3 pedigo electric bikes safely and securely?
          Asked on 5/25/2016 by Candy from Estes Park, Colorado

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            The weight limitations for this rack are 60 lbs/bike in two trays closest to vehicle; 35lbs/bike for second two trays.

            Answered on 5/27/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          I have two road bikes and a third tandem. Will I be able to take all three bikes, or won't the wheel wells expand wide enough to handle a tandem?
          Asked on 5/13/2016 by Steve

          1 answer

          • A:

            This will fit up to 4 bikes.

            Answered on 5/13/2016 by Community Answer from None
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          What are the horizontal and vertical distances from the hitch pin to the furthest point on the bike rack (i.e. the base of the tilt lever)?
          Asked on 5/7/2016 by Jake from monument, CO

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            When the rack is folded up, the distance from the hitch pin to the farther point of the rack is about 21" and when the rack is folded down about 45"

            Answered on 5/11/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          This is a 4 bake rack. Does the back section detach so that it can leave the front as a 2 bike rack?
          Asked on 4/25/2016 by Dave the Overpacker from Illinois

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            No, this rack is a dedicated 4-bike rack

            Answered on 4/27/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          I have bikes with fenders. Does this rack work?

          If not, please advise as to correct product.
          Asked on 4/12/2016 by Roger from Memphis, TN

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, you can use this bike rack with bicycles with fenders. However, you will want to use our hold down straps to secure the wheels to the scoops as well as the ratcheting arms on top of the wheels

            Answered on 4/15/2016 by Anonymous
        • Freedom SuperClamp 4-Bike

          Q:

          We have a kid's bike with 14" wheels and fenders (http://www.islabikes.com/product/bikes/cnoc-14/) and a kid's bike with 20" wheels and fenders (http://www.islabikes.com/product/bikes/beinn-20-large-age-6/). Would they fit on the rack next to each other? Would the fenders not impede secure fit?
          Asked on 4/6/2016 by Natalie from Vancouver, BC

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer

            A:

            Yes, the bikes should fit on the SuperClamp hitch rack. You will want to use our hold down straps to ensure that the wheels are securely fastened to the wheel holders.

            Answered on 4/15/2016 by Anonymous
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