Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: NE Tx
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I recently did exactly what you are proposing, clamping the rack stabilizers to the seat post. The fellow I did it for then proceeded to haul two 20 pound sacks of dog feed on the rack with no ill effect. Wasn't pretty but seemed very solid.
The bicycle is one of the great inventions of mankind. Delights children, challenges young men to feats of daring, and turns old men into boys again.--Me