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    Kayak holders/rack opinions

    Getting 2 kayaks pretty soon for the Mrs. and I.
    Hers will be 9' and mine will be 12'.
    Looking for opinions on what people use. I have a '06 Trailblazer it will go on, it would be nice to still use the factory rack that came with it.
    Something like this looks like it may work:
    Amazon.com: Thule 830 The Stacker Rooftop Kayak Carrier:…

    Any opinions on what people use?



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    Re: Kayak holders/rack opinions

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Getting 2 kayaks pretty soon for the Mrs. and I.
    Hers will be 9' and mine will be 12'.
    Looking for opinions on what people use. I have a '06 Trailblazer it will go on, it would be nice to still use the factory rack that came with it.
    Something like this looks like it may work:
    Amazon.com: Thule 830 The Stacker Rooftop Kayak Carrier:…

    Any opinions on what people use?
    I have been extremely happy with my Yakima bike racks, but I don't have kayak racks. Follow the link to build exactly what you need for kayak racks on your vehicle. Select your Trailblazer model (I assume it is an EXT since it didn't appear to have an option of factory roof racks on the standard Trailblazer model) and it will give you several options for rack configurations.

    Yakima: Racks, Bike Racks, Roof Racks for Skis, Cargo & Kayaks

    I got my racks at Bike World. At least at the time - 7 years ago - they were a Yakima dealer.


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    Re: Kayak holders/rack opinions

    Yeah I tried to build a Thule and Yakima one and they don't have a model for it.



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    Re: Kayak holders/rack opinions

    The REI website has user reviews:

    Kayak and Canoe Racks at REI.com


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    Re: Kayak holders/rack opinions

    Rack opinions? I like them. No opinion on kayak holders.



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    Re: Kayak holders/rack opinions

    I think my car has rack opinion steering. I'm pretty happy with it.


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    Re: Kayak holders/rack opinions

    Quote Originally Posted by tube1 View Post
    I think my car has rack opinion steering. I'm pretty happy with it.
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