Thule Backpac 973

Rear Mounted Cycle Carrier

The high standard carrier with great flexibility designed for vans, minibuses and MPV's (for 2-4 bikes).

Thule Backpac 973:
£252.00 (RRP £280.00 - Saving £28.00)

Please contact us to ensure the will fit your vehicle before purchasing 01202 625256.

Thule Backpac 973 high mounted cycle carrier

Thule BackPac 973

Thule BackPac 973 with bikes loaded
Thule BackPac 973 folded up
Thule BackPac 973 detachable  frame holders

 

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Thule Backpac 973

 

The Thule Backpac 973 is a high rear mounted cycle carrier designed for MPV's, vans and minibuses. The high rise design keeps the number plate and rear lights visible removing the need to fit a rear light board.


All of the contact points have a rubber coating to prevent damage to your vehicle and bikes during transport.
As standard the Thule BackPac 973 can carry up to 2 bikes but it can also be fitted with additional adapters to allow 3 or 4 bikes to be transported.


Locks are included to secure the carrier to your vehicles tow bar and to secure the outer facing bike to the cycle carrier.
Please note that this cycle carrier doesn't have a universal fit.

 

Features

  • Carries 2 bikes, 3 by adding Adapter 973-23 and 4 by adding Adapters 973-23 + 973-24.
  • The raised position of the carrier keeps the rear lights and number plate visible.
  • All parts in contact with the car and bikes are coated with rubber for extra protection.
  • All bike frame holders are detachable for convenient mounting of bikes.
  • Quick-release straps, adjustable for different wheel sizes.
  • Extendable wheel trays for large bikes.
  • Folds flat for easy storage and handling.
  • Outer bike position lockable to carrier, carrier lockable to car with Thule Lock 567.
  • A special kit adjusts the carrier to fit a number of vehicle models.
  • This product does not have universal fit. Please use our Vehicle Selector for information related to specific car models.

     

Specification

Load capacity Bikes

2 (3) (4)

Fits cars with exterior spare tyre

No

Load capacity (kg)

60

Max bike weight

15 kg

For E-bikes

No

Weight (kg)

14 kg

Fits frame dimensions

22-80

Fits wheel dimensions

All

Detachable frame holders

Yes

Mounting of carrier

With customizing kit

Locks bike to carrier

Yes

Locks carrier to car

 Thule Lock 567 required

One Key System compatible

Yes

Fits most bikes with disc brakes

Yes

Miscellaneous

Placement that does not cover the rear lights or number plate. BackPac adapter kit needed to fit to car.

Model number

973

 

Recommended Accessories

Thule BackPac 3rd Bike Adapter 973-23

Thule BackPac 3rd Bike Adapter 973-23

For increasing the load capacity of the Thule BackPac from 2 to 3 bikes.

Price £84.95 (RRP £95.00 - Saving £10.05)

Thule BackPac 4th Bike Adapter 973-24

Thule BackPac 4th Bike Adapter 973-24

For increasing the load capacity of the Thule BackPac from 3 to 4 bikes.

Price £84.95 (RRP £95.00 - Saving £10.05)

Thule ProRide SquareBar Adapter 8895

Thule Cable Lock 538

A plastic coated steel cable to secure your bike to the bike carrier for extra theft protection.

Price £29.70 (RRP £33.00 - Saving £3.30)

Thule Bike Frame Adapter 982

Thule Bike Frame Adapter 982

Frame adapter for easiest possible fitting of bikes with non-standard frames (e.g. ladies’ bikes, BMX's, downhill bikes).

Price £21.95 (RRP £25.00 - Saving £3.05)

Thule Light Board 976

Thule Light Board 976

Substitutes the most important rear lights on your car (7-pin connector).

Price £53.95 (RRP £60.00 - Saving £6.05)

 

Thule Light board Adapter 9761

For quick and easy fitting of the Thule Light board.

Price £12.95 (RRP £15.00 - Saving £2.05)

Delivery

We offer a delivery service for the Thule Backpac 973 throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

Canoes and kayaks are normally delivered within 3-5 working days. Clothing and equipment orders are sent via a courier using an overnight delivery service. We aim to dispatch all orders on the same day we receive them.

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Local Delivery of Canoes and Kayaks

If you are local to our shop in Hamworthy, Poole then we may be able to deliver a Thule Backpac 973 with one of our own vehicles. For boats, this is free to most BH Postcodes - please call us on 01202 625256 to discuss your requirements.


Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Thule Backpac 973 online from our website and collect from our shop in Hamworthy, Poole or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection.

Our other stores are:

  • Southampton Canoes - Totton
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb road nr Newquay
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

International Delivery

We are able to ship most items all over the world, please contact us with your delivery address, contact details and the item(s) you wish to order and we will respond promptly with a carriage cost.

Give us a call on 01202 625256 if you have any questions about the Thule Backpac 973

 

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