Some bike racks attach to the roof or the rear of a vehicle and can usually carry two to five bicycles. This photo shows a typical rear-mounted bike rack carrying four bicycles. This type of bike rack is often used for transporting bicycles on cars.
Visit this bicycle rack supplier directory for information about bicycle racks and bike rack suppliers in the United States. The photo on this page depicts several bicycle racks by the seaside.
Car-mounted bicycle racks may be fastened to the trailer hitch, strapped to the rear of the car, or mounted to the roof. Roof-mounted racks may be used to transport bicycles as well as luggage, skies, kayaks, canoes, and other recreational equipment.