Now available Online and in stores is the Thule 971 Helium. It is an ultra-alight, aluminum constructed hitch mounted bike rack. As the most progressive rack manufacturer in the world, Thule has addressed one of the major issues people voice about hitch mounted bicycle racks: WEIGHT. Weighing in at approximately half the competitions’ weight, the Thule 971 Helium is much easier to put on and take off your vehicle. The aluminum construction presents other benefits besides the weight savings. Even after years of abuse, aluminum will never rust. It doen’t even need paint! The Helium also presents a major step forward in usability for all cyclists. It installs on the vehicle without tools. Simply by turning one locking knob at the base of the rack, it can be installed or removed in just a minute. The Helium can hold up to three bikes and is also available in a smaller, lighter two bike version (Thule 970 Helium) as well. For those bothered by the heft of traditional hitch mounted bike racks, The Thule Helium is your solution. Visit rackattack.com for more information.