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Towbars

Fixed Flange

The fixed flange is the most popular and cheapest towbar type in the UK:

Advantages:
• Cheapest Option
• Available for most vehicles
• Accomodates all bike racks & Accessories
• Allows a bumper guard to be fitted
• Allows different towball types
• ALKO compatible with ALKO Towball

Disadvantages:
• Likely to intefere with parking sensors
• Can spoil the vehicle aesthetics
• Visible at all times
• Can be walked into
• Bumper cut may be required

Fixed Swan

The fixed swan is becoming popular in the UK due to it’s cheap price and asthetic look:

Advantages:
• Cheap
• Looks better than the fixed flange
• Compatible with ALKO Hitch
• Available for most vehicles

Disadvantages:
• Accomodates Ball Mount Bike Racks only
• Likely to intefere with parking sensors
• Bumper guard cannot be fitted
• Visible at all times
• Can be walked into
• Bumper cut may be required

Detachable Swan

The detachable swan is a popular option for customers wanting a descrete look:

Advantages:
• Towbar Neck can be removed
• Invisible in most cases when removed*
• Will not interfere with parking sensors

Disadvantages:
• Expensive due to costly engineering
• Accomodated Ball mount bike racks only
• Bumper guard cannot be fitted
• Bumper cut may be required

*Towbar housing may still be visible when the neck is removed in some cases due to vehicle and design limitations.

Detachable Flange

The detachable flange is a new style currently being introduced. This has the benefits of the detachable swan and fixed swan combined!

Advantages:
• Towbar Neck can be removed
• Accomodates all bike racks & Accessories
• Invisible in most cases when removed*
• Will not interfere with parking sensors

Disadvantages:
• Available for limited vehicles
• Bumper cut may be required

*Towbar housing may still be visible when the neck is removed in some cases due to vehicle and design limitations.

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