Yakima Boa Bike Rack

3/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $69.00


Product Description

The Boa is a unique and flexible design that features a pivoting wheeltray enabling you to mount bikes on a LoadWarrior cargo basket, or on standard Yakima crossbars at a killer price. Pivoting wheeltray enables it to fit any crossb...


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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Vitix2 a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 19, 2009

Bottom Line:   
The Yakima Boa is an adequate mounting system for your rooftop rack. I purchased one several years ago when I had a sports car with a short roofline. The boa was the only Yakima system available at the time that allowed for variable spread between the crossbars.

It seems to hold my bikes extremely secure. I imagine that getting the bike mounted is harder without a tray because you cannot plop the wheel in the tray after lifting it above your vehicle until you get the fork skewer mounted. Instead you either have to hold your bike suspended until you get the fork in the rack's skewer, or you have to rest the wheel on your roof/sunroof.

I don't have experience with any other roof racks, but the noise generated by the large shape of the BOA fork mounts seem to generate more wind noise than I imagine low profile mounts like the viper would.

In all, I'm very happy, they do there job, they look the part, and they don't cause a problem with my sunroof. My ratings may seem a little low simply because I don't have anything to compare the BOAs too.



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BOA Lacing - possible to tighten system itself?

Just bought a pair of shoes with BOA lacing system. I can dial them in to the proper size/fit, but as soon as I move my feet they loosen right up. Is it possible to tighten (increase the drag/tension) on the system itself? Comes with a tiny key/wrench, which appears to be for removing the knobs, bu ... Read More »

BOA Lacing - possible to tighten system itself?

Just bought a pair of shoes with BOA lacing system. I can dial them in to the proper size/fit, but as soon as I move my feet they loosen right up. Is it possible to tighten (increase the drag/tension) on the system itself? Comes with a tiny key/wrench, which appears to be for removing the knobs, bu ... Read More »

My cat loves BOA enclosures

Whenever I come home from a ride I sit on a chair in my bike room for a minute or two. As soon as I turn the BOA enclosures on my S-Works shoes to take them off the cat comes in a plops on her side at my feet. Almost like clockwork.Read More »

Boa lacing system

For the winter, I needed a larger pair of shoes to allow for extra socks, and Lake had some in a wide width that came with the Boa lacing system. They seems to work well,BUT I have some misgivings. If the system fails, the shoe would seem to be useless. Now my other shoes with 2 Velcro straps an ... Read More »

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