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    Rack on CF seat post?

    Is it OK to use a rear rack that uses a “quick release” clamp that mounts only to the seat post on a CF seat post?

    I vote no, and want you opinions.

    Thks

    Tom
    Tom / Chicago

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rexgo
    Is it OK to use a rear rack that uses a “quick release” clamp that mounts only to the seat post on a CF seat post?

    I vote no, and want you opinions.

    Thks

    Tom
    No NEVER use a clamp on rack on a CF seatpost. It's not designed to support a load coming at from an angle other than the seat.

    side note: Is it so hard to type two extra letters to spell "Thanks" correctly?


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    I'd likewise vote no, and would suggest a Carradice saddlebag and fixture that
    fits to the saddle rails--let's you carry weight close to your body (f%^s with the handling of the bike less) and needs no rack on the bike nor eyelets on the rear dropouts. They're really the perfect solution to carrying weight on a racy bike.

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