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Old 07-05-05, 04:14 PM   #1
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Recommend front rack for Ortlieb

I picked up a pair of Ortlieb front panniers and am wondering if anyone knows of a good rack that will be compatible with them(on a Trek 520).
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Old 07-05-05, 04:46 PM   #2
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I like Tubus Racks. Light, strong for it's weight and quite flexible to mount. They aren't cheap, but very few good things are.
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I put a Jandd on mine with Ortieb panniers works fine.
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Well the only thing my LBS had was the Delta Frontloader, and it's not compatible with my braze-on screw locations. REI only had the Delta also. Grrrrr....
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Here's a link to jandd.com for a closeout front rack.. nice savings.

http://www.jandd.com/search_results....earch&iLevel=1
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I'll toss my change in for Tubus also. Check out TheTouringStore.com for great prices and Fantastic support before and after the sale.

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I'll toss my change in for Tubus also. Check out TheTouringStore.com for great prices and Fantastic support before and after the sale.

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Ditto. Plus the Tara is about the sexiest front rack you will ever run across (I know, I'm sick.)
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Thanks for the advice, everyone. I really appreciate it.

In surfing the web, I came across a pic of a Trek 520 with the Tubus and it seems like the fit I'm looking for. I ordered one.

Thanks again.
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I picked up a pair of Ortlieb front panniers and am wondering if anyone knows of a good rack that will be compatible with them(on a Trek 520).
You might want to check out Bruce Gordon Cycles Racks

http://bgcycles.com/racks.html

Any questions feel free to give me a call.
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You might want to check out Bruce Gordon Cycles Racks

http://bgcycles.com/racks.html

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Wow, you're Bruce. Do you build your bikes in Petaluma? I dont suppose you offer bike building classes? I'm shopping for a welder right now and amassing old frames to practice on.
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