Swagman Current

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Facts

Brand
Maximum Load Capacity
Vehicle Type
Weight
59 lbs
Material
Steel

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Swagman Current. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

10 reasons to buy

  • The Swagman is specifically designed to carry e-bikes, at up to 60 lb each.
  • With its steel construction, owners say the Current is solidly built.
  • Fatbikers rejoice! The Swagman accommodates tires up to 5” wide.
  • While fully loaded, the Current tilts down to allow rear car door access.
  • The Swagman fits both 1¼” and 2” hitch receivers.
  • Locking ratchet hooks give peace of mind by securing frames to the Current.
  • Most owners say assembly is easy and instructions are decent.
  • A locking hitch pin comes supplied with the Current.
  • Buyers are impressed by the affordability and value of the Swagman Current.
  • This rack folds up for compact storage, when not in use.

3 reasons not to buy

  • An adapter bar (purchased separately), must be used when loading step-through and cruiser bikes.
  • Two owners said their straps failed, leading to their bikes falling loose.
  • At 59 lb, the Current is no lightweight.

Bottom line

The Swagman Current is specifically built to lug e-bikes, weighing up to 60 lb apiece. Owners have very nice things to say about this rack; it’s strong, easy-to-use, accommodates huge 5” fatbike tires, tilts to allow rear door access, comes with locking straps, fits both 1¼” and 2” hitch receivers, and is offered at a competitively affordable price. While it weighs an ample 59 lb, owners usually relate this heft to the Current’s solid build.

Expert Reviews

0/100 based on 0 rated expert reviews
CampersnSpokes

Swagman Current Bike Rack

It’s always worked great. Very sturdy.

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User Ratings

94/100 based on 358 ratings
  • 5 star
    78%
  • 4 star
    15%
  • 3 star
    5%
  • 2 star
    1%
  • 1 star
    1%

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