Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Bellingham, WA
Bikes: 1994 Bridgestone XO-4, 2006 Trek 1500
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Are my braze-ons in the right spot?
I was looking at getting a Tubus Vega or some similar lightweight rack that can handle a trunk bag to replace the Tubus Fly I currently have. The problem is that when I look at the specs, it seems that the braze-ons on my bike are too high up! Every Tubus rack site higher than the braze-ons, and the attachment piece is angled down to it. For it to fit on my bike, it seems that the attachment would have to bend upwards. So I have two questions.
1. Take a look at the picture of my bike. Am I missing something, or are the braze-ons too high?
2. How can I make it work? I'm worried that a rack won't bear the load properly if I bend the struts upwards.