Yakima Backswing Hitch Adapter

Item No. 1493-8002483
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Product Details

Yakima Backswing Hitch Adapter


The Yakima Backswing hitch adapter allows you to turn your hitch product into an easy-to-use swing-away rack for easy access to your trunk. Plus, the safety latch secures the rack while you are driving and it attaches to most 2" bike racks and has a 250 lb maximum. Give your bike rack a practical upgrade with the Yakima Backswing!

Installation Details:
  • Some Assembly Required
  • 10 Minute Install
  • 2" Hitch Receiver Required


  • Secures to any 2" hitch receiver using a threaded pin
  • Easily swings open 90 degrees and locks in place with simple use release lever
  • Hitch swing adapter converts most 2" hitch products to a swing-away rack
  • Provides easy tailgate access – even with a rack fully loaded with bikes
  • Included SKS (Same Key System) lock keeps the rack secure
  • Safety latch secures the rack closed while you’re on the road.


  • Compatible with the following Yakima Racks: Dr.Tray (2" only) (without the EZ+1 attached), SingleSpeed, TwoTimer, Holdup EVO, HoldUp EVO +2, Holdup, Holdup +2, FourTimer, LongHaul (Vans and Passenger Vehicles Only), RoadTrip (Vans and Passenger Vehicles Only)
  • 250 lb maximum load capacity (rack plus gear)
  • Dimensions: L 20.00" x W 30.00" x H 8.00"
  • Weight: 35.46 lbs
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