Roof Rack Load Ratings Explained

How much gear can I carry on my roof racks?

When calculating how much weight you can carry on top of your vehicle there are few key factors to consider:

  • Load ratings for each component that makes up your carrying system
  • Static vs dynamic forces
  • On road vs offroad usage

Our handy guides will help you use this information to calculate how much gear you can safely carry on top of your vehicle using our Yakima HD, Aero Bar and LockNLoad ranges respectively.

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