Bike Rack for Cobalt SS with High Rise?

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  1. wardzach2007

    wardzach2007 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Does anyone know of a good place to get one from? I don't care if it's a roof or trunk rack, I just need to transport my bike.
     
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    Any of the trunk racks should work, bought one from a Sports Authority that'd work.
     
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    Sports Authority huh? I'm going to check that out right now. Thanks!

    So the High Rise Spoiler won't interfere with the bikes or the rack?
     
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    Actually it was Play It Again Sports, my bad. You just need a rack with a short vertical leg, take a measurement from the top of the bumper to the top of the trunk and bottom of wing. That gap is what you have to play with, so take that measurement with you to the store with a tape. Your horizontal leg should be able to be any length but IMO, longer the better.

    I've got the opposite problem with the lowrise, need a long vertical leg and horizontal leg.

    Welcome back btw.
     
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    Thanks lol I've been lurking here or there but my first time posting in a while.
     
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    If you want to go roof rack you're pretty much stuck with Yakima. I had one for a couple days and didn't feel like making it fit correctly. The clips were contacting the door, didn't want to worry about it taking the paint off. I'm sure it could have been made to work fine.

    If you know the parts you need Craigslist is the place to go for used ones.
     
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    Well I called my local bike shop and they said from their trunk fit guide that this brand makes a rack that supposedly fits my Cobalt with the High Rise.

    I called the Customer Service Rep and he confirmed the same thing. He said that they test fit their rack on every single make and model including the different model types.

    This one looks like it will fit my car:
    http://www.saris.com/?page=shop.pro...ages.tpl&product_id=225&option=com_virtuemart

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