Roof racks are great for their versatility. You can adapt a roof rack to carry just about any outdoor gear item like skis, snowboards, bikes, canoes, and kayaks. You can also use a cargo box to stash all your camping, biking, or climbing gear out of the way.
What you need:
Some vehicles come equipped with factory-installed towers, siderails, or other mounting points and other come with a bare roof so you will need to build your own rack system from scratch. For starters, itâ€™s a good idea to plug your carâ€™s info into the Thule Rack Finder. The Rack Finder will tell you what youâ€™ll need to be able to carry any Thule rack based on the make and model of your car.
If you donâ€™t already have factory-installed rack, it is going to cost you quite a bit to get started. Youâ€™re going to need to purchase a set of towers, like the Thule Crossroad Railing, and a set of load beams, like the Thule Rapid Aero Bars.
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What you can carry:
Like Yakima Roof Racks, Thule Roof Racks can accommodate ski/snowboard racks, bike racks, kayak/canoe carriers, and cargo boxes and roof bags. Here are some recommended Thule roof racks for a variety of outdoor gear: