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Towbars

Witter-Towbar.co.uk have the full range of Witter tow bars and accessories, from full tow bar kits, universal and dedicated electrics and a Nationwide fitting service (see map) to Witter cycle carriers available for next day delivery.

Witter-towbars.co.uk is run by PF Jones a name you can trust we are UK's largest stockist of Witter tow bars and accessories. All parts are covered by the Witter Shield of Safety offering a 100% warranty on all tow bars.

Why Choose Witter-Towbar.co.uk?

  • We offer the market leading Witter type approved towbars
  • We offer full tow bar kits which include, all nuts and bolts, tow ball, fitting instructions and VAT
  • We offer a PRICE PROMISE on all Witter tow bars and cycle carriers
  • We offer FREE tow bar fitting helpline 0161 886 5796
  • We offer NEXT DAY DELIVERY on orders placed before 2pm subject to availability
  • 50 years selling tow bars equals UNRIVALLED SUPPORT

Towbar Styles

Fixed Flange Towbar

Fixed Flange Towbar


The most commonly used type of towbar in the UK is the Flange type tow bar, the towball attaches with two bolts.

This is the most versatile design of towbar because it can be used with towball mounted accessories.

Pros

  • Tow and carry cycles at the same time
  • Can be used with all types of stabilisers.
  • Can be used with a bumper protectors.
  • Fits with all types of cycle carriers
  • The towing height can be adjusted on the four-hole plate style towbars






Cons

  • Can obscure No Plates.
  • Can affect rear parking aids.
  • Extended towball needed for use with Al-Ko and Winterhoff stabilisers.
Fixed Swan Neck Towbar

Fixed Swan Neck Towbar

The swan neck type of tow bar is more commonly used tow bar in Europe, but is becoming more popular here in the UK. The tow ball and neck is in one piece, this type of bar can look neater on the vehicle but is not as versatile as the flange type.


Pros

  • Neater in appearence.
  • AL-KO and other friction type stabilisers can be fitted
  • Less likely to be picked up by parking aids.

 

 







Cons

  • Not compatible with bumper protectors.
  • Only compatible with ball mounted cycle carriers, i.e. ZX200 and ZX300

Detachable Swan Neck Towbar

Detachable Swan Neck Towbar

When mounted to the vehicle a Detachable towbar looks similar to the fixed swan neck style tow bar. Once the neck is removed using the lockable release mechanism, generally the there is little or nothing of the towbar visible.



Pros

  • Removable when not in use.
  • Appearance of the vehicle is generally unaffected.
  • AL-KO and other friction type stabilisers can be fitted
  • Will not affect rear parking aids.







Cons

  • More expensive than fixed type towbars.
  • Some servicing required after extended use due to moving parts.
Detachable Flange Towbar

Detachable Flange Towbar

Introduced by Witter in the last couple of years this version offers all the versatility of a fixed flange tow bar whilst leaving very little of the towbar visible when detached.



 

Pros

  • Removable when not in use.
  • Appearance of the vehicle is generally unaffected.
  • AL-KO and other friction type stabilisers can be fitted
  • Will not affect rear parking aids.
  • A choice of towing couplings and accessories can be fitted
  • Tow and carry cycles at the same time

Cons

  • More expensive than fixed type towbars.
  • Some servicing required after extended use due to moving parts.