Slippery New Ouray Crossbar & Flagstaff Tower Roof Rack System from Rocky Mounts

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Promising to be quieter than whatever you’re using now, the new Rocky Mounts Ouray Crossbars and Flagstaff towers give you a smooth new option for vehicle roof racks.

The crossbars are made of thick wall, non-corrossive black anodized aluminum and are made to handle heavy loads. Five lengths, from 44″ to 60″, are available. The shape is designed to cut quietly and smoothly through the air, minimizing wind noise and drag. Retail is $149.95.

The towers use a contoured contact patch and strap to adapt to any factory roof rail shape. A hatch opening eases installation and, with optional locking cores, lets you secure it to your car. The internals are powder coated to prevent corrosion and keep everything working smoothly for years. Retail is $179.95.

Both pieces will start shipping in June 2014 and are sold separately since they’re individually compatible with older Rocky Mounts roof rack parts. Pricing is for four towers and two cross bars, enough to deck out a vehicle properly. Detail pics below…

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Comments

Max - 03/13/14 - 7:06pm

Wow. These look exactly like Thule’s Aero Bars from four years ago.

j - 03/13/14 - 9:38pm

If the crossbars are stronger than my OEM Subaru ones (aka ones that bent w/ a kayak on the roof) I’d give ‘em a go. Curious about that tower mount though, seems like won’t work that well with an 09 Outback given their shape. If it’s anything like my Pitchfork it’ll be high quality.

TJ - 03/14/14 - 12:18am

Yes, the bars look very similar to pre-Aeroblade bars but that tower also looks very similar to Thule’s still current Rapid Crossroad 450R tower system. A good bit cheaper too. Interesting.

Antney - 03/14/14 - 8:53am

What are the straps made out of? I have a 10 year old set of Yakima towers on my Subie. Steel & aluminum and in great shape. Will the strap hold up as well?

The Guy - 03/14/14 - 9:47am

Looks cheap! Good first try though!

Is that strap a rubber-coated steel strap like the Thule Crossroad? Or just rubber? If it’s just rubber, then game over.

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