Tandem Cycling - front racks
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07-06-09, 07:04 PM
we have a burley samba and a duet and are having a hard time finding front racks ---lbs says they can not get good ones what do you all do for extra carrying space . we do not need as much as panniers carry
07-06-09, 08:25 PM
Don't believe your LBS.
I recently bought a front rack, but cannot endorse it as I've yet to mount it. Perhaps tomorrow? Probably later in the week.
Time for a new LBS maybe?
Websterbikeman mentions a few good site. We bought a Tubus Tara recently from Wayne at TheTouringStore and are quite happy with the rack. Wayne can answer any questions you may have
07-07-09, 03:10 PM
You can maybe skip the front rack and buy a handlebar bag?
Think 'out of the box!'
Pedal on TWOgether!
Rudy and Kay/zonatandem
07-09-09, 11:41 PM
Consider a low-rider front rack, and carry your heavy stuff there. A handle-bar bag is suitable only for very light loads. It's all a question of balance and steering control.
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