Discount Ramps is now proud to offer the Thule 997 Goal Post Water sport carrier! This Goal Post water sport carrier works with 2 inch class III and IV hitch receivers on pick up trucks to provide you with a level rear load bar. The Goal Post is adjustable to fit almost any pick up truck cab height. Thule’s Goal Post hitch mount give you a rear load bar with a 2 inch hitch mount. Due to the Goal Post being set far back, it is ideal for kayaks and canoes that are long. This water sport carrier is the perfect way to transport work related equipment or sporting gear that is longer than your pick up. It is easily adjusted to different heights, and two load stops are included to provide lateral load support. This goal post comes with an anti-wobble device for load stability and a dual stabilizing strap design that will transport kayaks, paddle boards, surfboards, canoes, and any other long pieces of equipment. This Goal Post is a telescoping vertical, which means that the Goal Post can adjust to any size that works for you. It is able to mount to your 2 inch trailer hitch receiver, and it features a telescoping design that allows for simple and safe height adjustment for many different size trucks and SUVs. A pin secures the upright bar in place at different height adjustment points. This kit comes with all the hardware to mount the 58 inch attachment bar, two load stops for extra support and an anti-wobble mechanism that is built in to the device. The high strength steel gives you added stability and security. The 58 inch load bar features a durable plastic coating to keep the steel from rusting or oxidizing and looks fresh all the time. Hydro-Glide and Set-to-go carriers also work with this kit, but are sold separately.
The Discount Ramps model number for the Goal Post water sport carrier is 997. This rear mounted bar works with 2 inch class III and IV hitch receivers. The large 58 inch wide load bar has the ability to hold up to 165 pounds; the height of the bar can be adjusted from 40 inches to 66 inches from the hitch receiver. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the upright bar it’s 7.5 inches. An anti-sway design gives you piece and mind that this thing is safe for transport. The anti-wobble design also minimizes vibrations and road noise when you are transporting your Kayaks, Canoes, paddle, or surfboards. Included in this kit is the 58 inch Thule load bar for attachment of water sport carriers as well as two load stops that provide lateral support for all your goodies. Constructed from a heavy duty steel, the Goal Post carrier is not only safe and easy to use, but will last a life time. To use this item correctly you must have vehicle roof rack crossbars. Finally, being made in the USA, Thule backs this product with a limited lifetime warranty.
If you would like to learn more about the Thule Goal Post Hitch mounted canoe and kayak rack, or would like to order this product please visit our Kayak and Canoe Carrier Rack website. Discount Ramps also offers the Portable Wheel Step for those of you who have trouble getting in to your rooftop cargo rack. This step attaches to your vehicle’s tire, up to 22 inches in diameter, and will hold a person up to 220 pounds safely. If you are interested in this item please check out our RAGE Power-sports portable wheel step’s website.