I'm looking for recommendations for a rear rack for a Giant Defy 2 2011 model.
All of the racks I've looked at have issues attaching the rack to the seat stays as the brake caliper is in the way and the bracket wont attach.
Can anyone recommend a solution?
The heads of the hex bolts fixing my pannier rack to the bike frame have light rust on them. They were fitted at my LBS so I've ordered some A2 black stainless steel ones.
I was wondering if I should use Threadlocker or prevent them coming loose or Copaslip to prevent them seizing?
I'm thinking about purchasing an action camera which I will have rear facing for safety. I'm considering this:
I'm wondering if I can use the handlebar mount on my pannier rack. The diameter of the tubing looks too small for the mount but I could wrap it in electrical insulation tape...
My boardman road comp has odd shaped seat stays that mean the bolt to attach mudguards/ rack cannot be used unless i have a rack that slopes back .
i do have a halfords basic rack which is a bit bent in the rtc but looks a bit cack .
I have read about rack converters and thought i might be...
As seen here.
Fitted to bike and tested round the block for 5 mins so essentially unused, didn't like it as much as my old one so no longer needed. All the screws and the booklet will be included.
PayPal/bank transfer/cash, will knock off a fiver and drop it round if local.
I have for sale a new Surly front bicycle pannier rack. Changed my mind about using a front rack for commuting so selling on this never been used as its gathering dust. It comes with everything except the packet of 4 x 16mm m5 bolt which I must of misplaced somewhere in the garage. Looks...
Often use the bike for utility rides to the shops etc (6km to 10km round trip generally )
. Coat obscures saddle post rear lights . Pannier rack rear lights don't seem readily available .So tried a quick bodge -wrapped steradent tube in gaffer tape and bolted to pannier...
I have a kinesis 4S Disc at the moment, possibly changing back to a Genesis CDF.
Having never fitted one before, do I need a disc specific pannier rack?
The reason I ask is that both bikes have the brake setup on the inside of the of the rear triangle, so I can't see anything that...
Recently I got a set of these, and very nice they are too:
Note the way that the fabric in between, atop the rack, has recesses; these act as a handle when you take the bags off, very handy.
However, that design feature has given me a...
As the title suggests.
I've just purchased an e bike and I'm going to be using it for my commute to work, so I need to fit a rack and panniers for my stuff.
I need your help and advice as I can't seem to find one wide enough.
The measurement between the chain stay/seat stay mounting...
I see a wide range of commuters on my rides to and from work and I've noticed there's quite a broad range of bikes, clothing, and carriers people use for lugging their kit.
I started out with a backpack I got from Edinburgh Cycle Coop, and after reading about racks and panniers on CC I invested...
Any advice I would like to be able to ride a road bike in but want to fit a pannier rack so I can carry my work laptop in without it going on my back. Would like any advice or best way to get pannier rack without damaging or drilling holes into the bike.
Hi all. Mr ilb's as you may know is on his cycling adventure from the UK to India. On his trip through the Kazakh desert, the rack on his bike broke. (From the weight of all the water). It's a bodge fix but he needs a new one. Has anyone got a spare rack they don't use for a 700 wheel that you...
Just got my cheap eBay job pannier rack fitted! Actually pleased enough with the quality. It's as solid as any other I've seen, and I feel adequate for service!
Fitting was actually quite clear, with instructions in actual English!
I had a bit of difficulty fitting them with the Halfords...
This rack was previously fitted to my road bike by the LBS, now put on the hybrid tonight. I've adjusted the silver straps to maximum, and they don't look like they've been trimmed, so why is it sitting at this angle?
Are there different racks for road bikes and hybrids?
As it says...this is for commuting - which panniers/racks do you use and why, on a daily basis.
Might just have to get some soon (god forbid) and mess up the look of my Fixed.....
PS The Panniers must be red or black (red preferably) :wink::) and the rack must be black !