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Old 06-11-2018, 03:32 PM
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OEM W205 Roof Bike Rack Thoughts

Does anyone have the oem mercedes roof mount bike rack? what are your thoughts? The trailor hitch is more expensive and i dont want to put a hitch on my car. would prefer roof rack and also more versatile for other accessories.


Do you prefer to put bikes on hitch or roof? I would think hitch would protect bikes more from road debris. Any other negatives to roof bike rack? Aerodynamics i guess. We dont have crazy expensive 6k dollar each bikes but they are still nice trek bikes.

appreciate any input.

was planning to get oem basic roof rack part # 205 890 0093 and bike mounts 000 890 02 93 64
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decided just to get a hitch and rack for our Lincoln mkc.
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Bought a c300 whispbar fit kit / rails back from Aust in my bike box when I was there in the winter. Got the bike carriers in the USA.
Super low pro, screws into roof slots and looks a million bucks. The roof Thule sytem MB uses is way too high and looks ridiculous imo.
The c300 kit is also available in the UK just not NA. Yakima bought Whispbar and discontinued the line in NA.

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nice

i ended up putting the hitch on our mkc. its more suited to go off road anyway since it has a little more ground clearance.
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Apologies for late post Whispbar rack as mentioned... the custom c300/c43 footpads are availaible via the UK or NZ/Aust.
Bike mounts can still be found in the US though
Don't try using the sunroof though!!!
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