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Does a weight distribution hitch increase towing capacity?

2023-03-07T11:52:25+00:00February 25th, 2023|Blog|

One of the most critical components of successful towing is proper weight distribution. A weight distribution hitch is an accessory that goes into a trailer hitch to create balance and stability when towing a trailer. It shifts the weight of the hitch from the front of the trailer toward the rear of the vehicle. There [...]

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Enjoying the Winter Season: What to Look for in Your Ski and Snowboard Roof Racks

2023-02-01T14:05:02+00:00January 15th, 2023|Blog|

While many people hunker down during winter, a few brave souls relish this time of year. And if you’re reading this, chances are you’re one of them! The snow brings opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and enjoying the great outdoors! But of course, hauling your bulky gear and equipment requires assistance; that’s where the utility of [...]

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Happy Holidays from Calgary Hitch Shop

2022-12-20T14:21:16+00:00December 19th, 2022|Blog|

The Calgary Hitch Shop would like to not only wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, but would also like to thank you for your continued support. Being owned and operated locally means we rely on your devotion, and as a result, we don’t take it for granted. We take pride in [...]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Trailer and Hitch in Good Condition This Winter

2022-11-18T12:13:52+00:00November 5th, 2022|Blog|

Calgary winters are brutal. And while some are better than others, all of them are accompanied by short days, long nights, and freezing temperatures. So the obvious question then becomes: What does this mean for your trailer and bike rack hitch? The simple answer is it means you have to care for your hitch equipment [...]

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5 Steps for Choosing the Right 5th Wheel Hitch for Your Truck and Trailer

2022-08-03T14:20:49+00:00July 28th, 2022|Blog|

5th wheel hitches offer a lot of utility – everything from a more smooth and stable towing experience to easy installation and greater maneuverability. A 5th wheel hitch in Calgary can make things effortless. However, there are a few variables to consider when it comes to choosing the right hitch for your pickup truck and [...]

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5th Wheel Hitches | What Are They And What Are Their Benefits?

2022-07-28T14:01:04+00:00July 12th, 2022|Blog|

Do you enjoy camping in spacious RVs? Are you looking for more stable driving and greater maneuverability when hauling your camper? If so, then a 5th wheel hitch in Calgary could be exactly what you need. A 5th wheel hitch is a horseshoe-shaped, flat piece of equipment installed in your pickup truck’s bed that assists [...]

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5 Helpful Tips to Guide Your Bike Rack Purchasing Decision

2022-07-08T13:27:51+00:00June 15th, 2022|Blog|

Are you a biking enthusiast? Do you enjoy being in the outdoors traversing through mountain trails or extensive pathways? If so, then you’ve probably spent a fair amount of time comparing bike racks in Calgary. A quality bike rack properly installed can make transporting your bike a breeze. But to ensure this, it’s important to [...]

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5 Game-Changing Benefits Of A Rooftop Tent

2022-06-10T13:11:48+00:00May 15th, 2022|Blog|

In places like Australia, rooftop tents have been an essential piece of camping gear for years. Over here in North America, Tepui rooftop tents are a relatively new product but are quickly growing in popularity. And for good reason - their level of utility is almost unmatched when it comes to providing comfort, convenience, and [...]

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Avoid Damage to Your Car With These Two Premium Bike Racks

2023-06-02T12:54:54+00:00March 5th, 2022|Blog|

The ease and convenience of bike racks make them a necessity for any outdoor enthusiast. Being able to neatly secure your bikes, feeling at ease while they’re safely transported, and then enjoying them on the rugged trails makes bike racks a unique commodity with great utility. However, if they’re of poor quality (or incorrectly installed), [...]

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The Best Trailer Drop-Hitches in 2022

2022-01-27T16:44:54+00:00January 27th, 2022|Blog|

Are you an outdoorsman or heavy-duty truck enthusiast? Interested in learning what the best trailer drop hitches are in 2022? It doesn’t matter if you’re a rookie or a veteran purchaser, you might be delighted to learn about the choices available to you. With advancements in technology and ease of use now an expectation, there [...]

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