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Merhaba teşekkürler.

56 mil sonra çok az rüzgar sesi var ama rahatsız edici değil.
 

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hello thanks.

After 56 miles there is little wind noise but not disturbing.
 

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The installation is a piece of cake! Pop off the trim pieces (keeping them so I can remove and sell the rails come trade-in time), put the spacers in place with the arrows pointing forward. Place the side rails on the roof ensuring the rubber is still properly attached and over the channel. Line up the bolt holes and insert the bolts. Torque the bolts to the proper setting, insert the plastic covers and done. Absolutely silent and they look great. My black GT model came with the chrome trim on the doors so the roof rails compliment them nicely.

BTW, I had tried to save some money and bought a fixed-point roof rack for my CX-3 last winter to hold my ski rack and they whistled so loudly I had to remove them after each use. Since that was such a PIA, I sold them and decided to go with the OEM rack. I found a set of cross bars online that a former owner had removed from their car before trade-in and got a good deal on those for $80CDN. I searched for a used set of side rails for a couple of months and had no luck. I was unsure of the quality of the aftermarket side rails found on eBay, and since they were only $50 less than the OEM part through Mazda, I decided to get them at my local dealer.
 

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Im deciding between this and a set of yakima/thule mounts. Does anyone have real world experience with loading two mountain bikes onto the rails? If so, how well solid does it feel? i see that the cross bars are held on by two screws per side, so that kind of has me a bit worried.
 

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Im deciding between this and a set of yakima/thule mounts. Does anyone have real world experience with loading two mountain bikes onto the rails? If so, how well solid does it feel? i see that the cross bars are held on by two screws per side, so that kind of has me a bit worried.
A bike rack system by Yakima or Thule will be attached to the roof by one bolt at each end of the bar if you go with the fixed bolt attachment. If you use the universal style that uses brackets in the door openings, there are no bolts attaching the rack to the car.

The OEM cross bars and bolts that attach them to the side rails are more than enough to easily support a bike rack. This rack system is stronger than any aftermarket rack I have used on any previous vehicle. There are four bolts, two on each side, that attach the aluminium side rails to the roof and then four more that attach each cross bar to the side rails. The weight rating is 165 lbs / 75 kg, per set of cross bars. I think they will hold a couple of bicycles.

As a matter of fact Mazda sells a bike rack attachment made by Thule for their OEM rail / cross bars. BTW, the price shown in CDN$.

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