Thule ProRide 598 Cycle Carrier - £74.99 delivered @ Clas Ohlson
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Thule ProRide 598 Cycle Carrier - £74.99 delivered @ Clas Ohlson

£74.99£84.9912%Clas Ohlson Deals
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Found 28th Jun
Cheapest price i've found for the 598, this is the replacement for the 591 which has a problem with front wheel wobble at motorway speeds.

Doesn't include roof bars.


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AaronNuttall11 m ago

I say this so often... cheaper at Ford dealerships... …I say this so often... cheaper at Ford dealerships... https://www.sandicliffe.co.uk/shop/thule-proride-591-roof-mounted-cycle-carrier?gclid=Cj0KCQjwjtLZBRDLARIsAKT6fXy8iL-IrO-zxCPLkTWOB0VN8dSpSziUvc9dqz1HiLBJ0zg_ICKQzSMaApEAEALw_wcB


That's the 591, this is the deal for the 598 (which is £99.99 from Sandicliffe)

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AaronNuttall14 m ago

I say this so often... cheaper at Ford dealerships... …I say this so often... cheaper at Ford dealerships... https://www.sandicliffe.co.uk/shop/thule-proride-591-roof-mounted-cycle-carrier?gclid=Cj0KCQjwjtLZBRDLARIsAKT6fXy8iL-IrO-zxCPLkTWOB0VN8dSpSziUvc9dqz1HiLBJ0zg_ICKQzSMaApEAEALw_wcB


And you're wrong every time!
591 vs 598 for anyone considering.

Improved Roof-Rail Fitting

Thule started from the bottom up with the new 598, and have made some significant improvements on how the carrier mounts to the roof rails of the car. Similar to the 591, the 598 will fit multiple roof rails, including square section rails and Thule's aerodynamic Wing Bars. It is really designed to work best with the latter of these two types, and the 598 will actually need an accessory pack to mount on traditional square bars; how ever, it works faultlessly on both and is quick and easy to mount, with key locking security.

The "marginal gain" on the mounting front, comes in the form of tool-free side switching. Underneath the front mounting panel, there are now two knobs that you can turn with a key to release the underside plate, allowing you to flip the panel round so you can use it on both sides of the car. Neat.

Improved Bike Mounting When it cornes to how the rack holds the bike, Thule have also made some notable irnprovements with the design of the 598, compared to its predecessor.

The first improvernent is that the lower claw of the clamp has been extended, so that it wraps around more of the downtube on the bike. This offers grater security and stability.
The second, is that the claw now has a new style of padding. The large soft rubber area conforrns to the shape of the downtube, and avoids pressure point, which are usually what cause frame or paintwork carnage.

The third area that has seen evolution, is the wheel strapping. Unlike the previous perpendicular straps on the 591, 598 has diagonal straps to hold the wheels in place. This is a great improvement, and it stops the front wheel from doing that annoying wobbling that is used to do on the 591, especially when you were using it with skinny road tyres and at high motorway speeds.

The final area that has been adapt. on the new 598 release, is the clarnping adjustment dial. Thule have added a torque lirniter dial to the tightening wheel, so that much like on a torque wrench, you are warned against over-clamping your downtube. A great idea for carbon frames and particularly aero frames.

Overall, the 598 is a notable improvement over the already fantastic Thule 591 Carrier. The Swedish company is renowned for its quality and constant research and development and the 598 showcases both of these superbly. I can see that this will fast becone the new "world's most popular bike carrier’.
Anyone have experience of both? I'm looking for bike racks to fit the wing bars. 2 adult mountain bikes and 2 kids. All are cheap rubbish so I don't care about protecting the bikes but want to be able to travel quickly and safely. Don't want to spend more than I need to but don't want to buy twice either.
Edited by: "MrWani" 28th Jun
MrWani4 m ago

Anyone have experience of both? I'm looking for bike racks to fit the wing …Anyone have experience of both? I'm looking for bike racks to fit the wing bars. 2 adult mountain bikes and 2 kids. All are cheap rubbish so I don't care about protecting the bikes but want to be able to travel quickly and safely. Don't want to spend more than I need to but don't want to buy twice either.


the 591 will definitely still do the job for you, especially with the bigger tyres on the MTBs. I'm carrying 2 road bikes on 23mm so more susceptible to that wobble. (And are worth more than the car they're on so i'm going for as secure as possible!)
Has anyone seen any deals, or had any experience with the Thule Upride (599)? it's a different sort of roof mount, that clamps with the wheel, not the frame, which is great for weird and/or lightweight carbon bikes. Downside is that you can buy two 598s for the price of one 599... :-/
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susanne3051 m ago

out of stock


Still showing in stock for me.
AaronNuttall5 h, 46 m ago

I say this so often... cheaper at Ford dealerships... …I say this so often... cheaper at Ford dealerships... https://www.sandicliffe.co.uk/shop/thule-proride-591-roof-mounted-cycle-carrier?gclid=Cj0KCQjwjtLZBRDLARIsAKT6fXy8iL-IrO-zxCPLkTWOB0VN8dSpSziUvc9dqz1HiLBJ0zg_ICKQzSMaApEAEALw_wcB


Lol obviously didn’t learn from the last time you did this then...XD
Alex.Theory11 h, 45 m ago

the 591 will definitely still do the job for you, especially with the …the 591 will definitely still do the job for you, especially with the bigger tyres on the MTBs. I'm carrying 2 road bikes on 23mm so more susceptible to that wobble. (And are worth more than the car they're on so i'm going for as secure as possible!)


Thanks, and I also like that I'll save a few quid.
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