Outside Magazine: “A custom tailgate made just for hauling mountain bikes”

Sure, you can haul mountain bikes in a truck by draping the front wheel over the tailgate. But what if you need to run into the store and leave them outside? Or what if you don’t want them bouncing around on a dirt road? <Hoodworks solves that problem with its new GearGate Cycling Comp. The product is […]

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Portland Tribune Features Hoodworks founder Matt Bader

Portland-based Hoodworks founder Matt Bader’s light bulb moment came during a drive to Mt. Hood with his family. Along the way he noticed lines of pickup trucks with mountain bikes, their front tires awkwardly draped off the back. You know that tangled, uneasy mess of wheels you don’t like driving behind. He went back home […]

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Clad “This smart design comes with a trio of secure locking shafts, allowing you to transport three bicycles on the back of a pickup truck.”

If you’re thinking of transporting bicycles on a pickup truck, chances are, you’ll need to have some custom modifications done to ensure the bikes can securely set up on the truck. There’s, pretty much, no other option. Unless, of course, this GearGate Cycling Comp 1 actually hits the shelves, which allows you to replace your […]

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Gear Hungry features the GearGate

The Hoodworks GearGate is to your stock tailgate what a Swiss Army Knife is to a standard knife. Replace your tailgate with one of these to equip your truck with a Nanuk 910 waterproof toolbox, internal and external adjustable LED lighting, two steel bottle openers, a universal bike shaft for either open dropout and thru-axle bikes, and 18 feet of extreme […]

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Hoodworks Launches GearGate™ for Toyota Tacoma

The revolutionary Hoodworks GearGate™ replacement tailgate System that works like a swiss army knife is now available for Toyota Tacoma. It has been an absolute whirlwind of activity since Hoodworks launched the GearGate™ GGS-CC1 just before Christmas.  Thousands of truck owners from four continents have come to us with strong interest, thoughts and wonderful ideas.  […]

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Pickup Truck Headquarters:”As someone who enjoys cycling I think this is great”

A new company out of Oregon is looking to change the way you use your tailgate. No longer will it be just a rectangle that keeps stuff in your bed but with their concept the GearGate Cycling Comp One the tailgate provides a substantial and convenient work space for cyclists. The GearGate Cycling Comp One […]

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Gear Patrol Features the GearGate Cycling Comp

The Hoodworks GearGate is the Swiss army knife of pickup truck accessories. Crafted in Portland, Oregon, the GearGate Cycling Comp features a built-in bike rack with room for up to three bikes, three-way LED lighting, a padlock gun safe for your keys, wallet and phone, a bottle opener, a chain bike lock and a Nanuk […]

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Bike Rumor: “The Integrated Bike Rack and Features of the Hoodworks GearGate Will Make you Want a Truck!”

If you’ve ever teetered on whether or not you wanted a truck, this little doozie of a tailgate from Hoodworks may just knock you off that ledge. Loaded with some bike friendly features, the GearGate puts a lot of the things you need in one place and adds a few other handy items to boot. In total there are a lot of the very well thought out… as well as heart breaking features of the HoodWorks GearGate…..

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HiConsumption features the #GearGate as an “innovative replacement gate”.

There are quite a few reasons to love your truck: it’s a workhorse, it’s safe, and increased visibility on the road. But a truck wouldn’t be anything special without a tailgate, and if you’re into cycling, there’s a specifically tailored gate, called the GearGate, that’s tailored to your needs.

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Awesomer loves the #GearGate!

Hoodworks’ first in a series of replacement truck tailgates. The GearGate Cycling Comp has universal bike mounts, heavy duty lock chains, a Nanuk toolbox, a Cannon Safe combo safe, external and internal waterproof LEDs and more.

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