Review: Chuck Rack Bike & Ski Carrier

The Chuck Rack started as the Chuck Bucket. Charles McNall and James Linton wanted an easier way to get their skis off of their vehicle—basically, without having to reach up to the roof. They started with a Home Depot Bucket strapped to a hitch mounted bike rack and it took off from there.

I did a full review for Outside Magazine, but here are a few photos and my video review of the ski rack and the latest addition, the bike rack. What’s great about this system is both cary systems work from the same hitch mounted base post, so you never have to pull the main bar out of the hitch. Check it out:

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Adventure Correspondent Cameron L. Martindell is a freelance adventure travel and expedition writer, photographer and filmmaker who founded in 2000. He has contributed to Elevation Outdoors Magazine, The Gear Junkie, National Geographic, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Outside, Backpacker, Wired, Australian Geographic, and others. He has been to all seven continents and lived on five of them, including a four-month stint at the South Pole. Cameron has more than 10 years of mountain search and rescue experience, is an Eagle Scout, has been an Australian bush firefighter, competes in sailing regattas, plans national and international youth programs, guides Oregon rafting trips and Australian bush backpacking trips.

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