Thule Group

Thule EasyFold takes victory once again in the prestigious bike carrier test, by German “auto motor und sport” magazine

Press Release   •   Jun 17, 2013 12:00 BST

In the latest issue of the big German “auto motor und sport“ magazine, Thule EasyFold bike carrier was chosen as the top product out of 8 bike carriers that were tested. Thule once again convinced the jury with a flawless handling and innovative folding system, that allows the user to fold the Thule EasyFold to the size of a suitcase and of course the easy mounting.

The test focused on the three categories: mounting, handling and a crash/safetytest. The jury especially highlighted the very easy mounting of the foldable carrier and the incredibly safe fixation of the bikes. “The foldable carrier is easy to mount on the tow-bar by a single person with a quick-fasting-device. Also the bike-fixation puts in an appearance, the holding and the rail are positioned adequately so the secure stability of the bike is guaranteed.“, states the mag in their endresult. Commenting further, the magazines confirm how easy the carrier is in any handling- or crash tests.

“We are very happy to see that our innovative product ideas are appreciated. Thule is always focused on their key criteria wich is design, safety and easy handling – three attributes that are perfectly united in the Thule EasyFold. We have built a compact, easy to mount, but nevertheless solid and safe carrier for our clients and are very proud to be the winner of this test.“, says Eric Norling, International Product Manager Bike of Thule Group.

The details and results of all categories can be found in the actual issue of the magazine.                        


About Thule
The Thule brand was established in Sweden in 1942. Thule is now a premium brand that is used around all over the world. Under With the motto Bring your life, Thule offers a wide assortment of accessories to simplify the transportation of your gear and equipment in a secure, safe and stylish way. Roof racks, bike and water sport equipment carriers, roof boxes, accessories for recreational vehicles, trailers for the an active life (horses, boats, etc.), snow chains as well as luggage bags and boxes are just a few examples of what Thule currently offers. Thule is the largest brand in the Thule Group.