Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Saris Door County. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
10 reasons to buy
- With its electronic lift, the Door County minimizes manual handling of heavy e-bikes and bikes, making it well-suited to injured, older, smaller, and disabled users.
- The Door County features its own stop lights, turn signals, and running lights.
- Users can load 2x e-bikes on the Door County, weighing up to 60 lb each.
- The Door County accommodates tires up to 3” wide and wheelbases up to 48” long.
- Testers praise the Door County’s sturdy build and on-road stability.
- This rack tilts to allow access to your vehicle’s rear door, even with bikes loaded.
- Integrated locks secure bikes to the Door County rack - and the rack to your car.
- The Door County is fully compatible with bikes that have fenders mounted.
- For ease of storage, the Door County folds up, then rolls away on its own wheels.
- The Door County arrives almost completely assembled.
5 reasons not to buy
- For taller vehicles, the Saris Door County may not lower to ground level.
- An expert was disappointed that the Door County doesn’t fit tires over 3” wide.
- The Door County ain’t cheap, with its electronic bells and whistles.
- Saris state clearly that the Door County is not compatible for use with RVs.
- An expert found it difficult to attach Saris’ ‘lobster claw’ to a small-framed e-bike.
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Expert Reviews74/100 based on 1 rated expert review
Saris Door County Hitch Mounted Bike Rack Review
~ Best Car E-Bike Rack for You?
If you’re an older person and have a harder time lifting e-bikes up, this might be a good option for you. Some of you might like this style of clamping system but I feel like it’s a little bit finicky. The rack itself is pretty sturdy.
This Rack Solves Two BIG Issues When Hauling E-Bikes
This rack solves a lot of problems for e-bikers, especially how to get out and about with your heavy bikes. It’s very stable. It’s built like a tank. I felt really secure driving with it. The lights are genius. My tires fit in the channel, both the 3” and the 4”.