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Old 02-24-04, 12:45 PM   #1
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Rear rack weight comparison

Does anyone have information or can you direct me to some weight comparisons for rear racks?
I'm planning to purchase a new Specialized Sequoia and want some type of light weight rear rack. I have a Blackburn Expedition rack on my touring bike that I could swap for loaded tours, so I'm mainly looking for light to moderate loads like a trunk or small panniers. I've considered the seat post options but other than Zefal I don't think there is much weight reduction over a fixed. Plus the suspension seatpost may cause some problems.
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Seat post racks are very heavy compared to traditional aluminum racks. Otherwise, as long as its aluminum the weights will be negligible.
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Steel racks are lighter!!. Check out the Tubus Fly.
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