Swagman XTC-2 vs Hollywood Racks HR200 Bike Rack


If you are looking for an economical, hitch mounted 2-bike rack, then look no further then the Swagman XTC-2 (Part# 64670) and the Hollywood Racks Trailer Rider (Part# HR200). Both of these racks are reasonable priced (Under $220) and contain all the basic features you need to get your bikes safely from point A to B.

What’s the same?

  • Two bike capacity
  • Fit hitch sizes 1 1/4" and 2"
  • Anti rattle hitch pin to ensure rack is secured tightly to the hitch
  • Maximum bike wheel base: 60"
  • 3 Points of contact to secure bike to vehicle: Padded frame hook, hook & loop straps and wheel craddles
  • Wheels craddles are adjustable to fit many different size bikes
  • Fits 20"-29" wheel sizes
  • Easy assembly
  • Do not contain bike locks (sold separately)
  • Manfacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty

What’s different?

  • The HR200 Trailer Rider holds bikes up to 45 lbs. each while the Swagman XTC-2 holds bikes up to 35 lbs. each.
  • The HR200 has a greater ground clearance at 18” inches compared to the XTC-2 at 15” when measured on a 2016 Subaru Crosstrek. If you car has a low hitch mount, you might want to consider selecting the HR200 for the additional 3” of ground clearance. The HR200 features a raised shank that enable for this additional clearance.
  • Both bike racks feature 3 positions. The loading positions and the suitcase (storage) positions are the same but the hatch back access position varies. The Hollywood HR200 has the main mast that fold/tilts away from the car while the Swagman XTC-2 has the main mast that fold/tilts sideways allowing for rear hatch access.
  • The Hollywood Racks HR200 is able to fit a maximum tire width of 3” compared to the XTC-2 maximum tire width of 2.5”.
  • Measurement from hitch to outer wheel craddle is about 26” for the HR200 and 22” for the XTC-2.
    You can't go wrong with either of these 2 bike racks.  Both are well built and reasonably priced.  You can be sure you bike is safe with either the Swagman XTC-2 (Part# 64670) or the Hollywood Racks Trailer Rider (Part# HR200).