Car-Share Giant 'Zipcar' Gets Yakima Racks

Car-Share Giant ‘Zipcar’ Gets Yakima Racks

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The world’s largest car-share network will now have Yakima bike, ski, and snowboard racks in more than a dozen North American cities.

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Hyundai Elantras and Subarus will be among the more than 150 automobiles in the Zipcar fleet equipped with Yakima’s StreamLine base system. There is no surcharge for equipped vehicles.

The racks will be paired with SUPDawg paddle board mounts, FatCat 6 ski and snowboard mounts, and FrontLoader bike mounts.

So far, the racks are live in 17 markets in North America: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Portland, Ore., Sacramento/Davis, Calif., San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa Bay, Fla., Washington D.C., and Vancouver.  To see if equipped vehicles are available near you, check the Zipcar reservation page.

Zipcar also released tutorial videos on how to use the respective mounts for skis and snowboards, bikes, and SUPs and surfboards.

Adam Ruggiero
Adam Ruggiero is an all-sport activity junkie - from biking, running, and (not enough) surfing, to ball sports, camping, and cattle farming. If it's outside, it's worth doing. Adam graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in journalism. Likes: unique beer, dogs, stories. Like nots: neckties, escalators, manicured lawns.