Where are Thule products made?

Thule is made in the USA with solar power. Over 70% of Thule products are made in USA of U.S. and imported parts. By manufacturing locally, Thule is able to have better control over the quality process.

What country is Thule in?

Thule Group
Thule Concept Store at Trelleborgsvägen 14, Malmö (Sweden)
FoundedHillerstorp, Småland, Sweden (1942)
FounderErik Thulin
HeadquartersMalmö, Sweden
Area servedWorldwide

Is Thule an American company?

Thule is a Swedish company. But while some products are indeed made in Europe, 75% of the Thule products sold in North America are actually made the USA. Thule has factories in Seymour, CT and Chicago, IL.

Where can I buy Thule?

You can buy our products and their spareparts at your local Thule dealer. You can find the closest Thule Dealer by using our website thule.com. You can download sparepartsheets for active Thule products from their product page on thule.com.

Does Walmart sell Thule?

Thule Cargo Carriers – Walmart.com.

Can you install your own roof rack?

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Is a roof rack worth it?

For your active family, a roof rack turns your vehicle into a versatile, ready-for-anything, trip-taking machine. Although many cars and SUVs come with basic roof racks standard, if your car isn’t equipped yet, you can install one yourself.

Can you use a roof rack without crossbars?

We highly recommend having a roof rack. They allow you to carry almost anything you don’t want or can’t fit inside your vehicle. It could be big things like boats or bikes or nasty things like wet camping gear or hockey equipment. Some vehicles come with factory installed rack systems, some don’t.

How much does a roof rack cost?

Yes! Definitely Yes. I agree, it’s not very useful for an SUV not to include those cross rails. It’s hard to use the roof without them.

Why are Thule racks so expensive?

The price of a base roof rack will depend on if you want new items or not, aerodynamic profile or not, and your vehicle year/make/model. There are complete roof rack setups starting under $150 for a used rack on older vehicles, all the way through $500+ for a new, aerodynamic top-of-the-line setup.

Why are Thule cargo boxes so expensive?

They are more than metal bars that sit on the roof of your car. Roof racks are engineered using high-quality materials and special design to support a large amount of weight on top of a car using minimal contact points. The biggest reason why roof racks are expensive are because of the high-quality designs.

Why are bike racks so expensive?

Surely Thule and yakima aren’t worth twice the cost of a Sportsrack or whatever. For most stuff it’s priced the way it is because of the brand name and customers are willing to pay that price. Consider how you can get Kirkland brand stuff at Costco that is manufactured by or even identical to “name brand” stuff.

What bike carrier is best?

Each bike is secured independently. The increased complexity and pieces required to build this style of rack brings up the production cost significantly. Platform style racks even more-so.

Do trunk bike racks damage your car?

Tested: The Best Bike Racks for Every Kind of Rig
  • BEST VALUE Double. Küat Sherpa 2.0. amazon.com. $629.00.
  • MOST ADJUSTABLE. Saris Bones 2-Bike. amazon.com. $169.99.
  • WHEELS-ON ROOF RACK. Thule ProRide XT. amazon.com. $199.95.
  • MOST ADAPTABLE. 1UP Equip-D Double. 1up-usa.com. $765.00.
  • BEST FOR TRAVEL. Kupper Mounts. amazon.com. $199.99.

What is the best car bike carrier?

Trunk-mounted bike racks have the greatest potential of causing damage to your car. This type of bike rack sits against the car’s paint and straps to the edges of the trunk. Since this type of rack is always in contact with your car, it can rub against it and cause scratches.

What bike racks do pro teams use?

can you carry 5 bikes on your car roof? Five bikes on the roof – needs some thought, but it is possible. There are three main areas of concern – the width needed to accommodate five bikes, the weight limit of the racks, and the car’s maximum roof loading.

How do you carry a carbon bike on a car?

The most prolific of the bunch is Belgium-based Chantal Roof Racks, whose well-known team clientele includes Bora-Hansgrohe, Bahrain-Merida, Trek-Segafredo, Ineos, Cofidis, CCC, EF Education First, Total-Direct Energie, Katusha, Wanty-Gobert, Arkea-Samsic, and Dimension Data.