Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Touring Have a dream to ride a bike across your state, across the country, or around the world? Self-contained or fully supported? Trade ideas, adventures, and more in our bicycle touring forum.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-17-12, 02:08 PM   #1
frpax
Steel is real, baby!
Thread Starter
 
frpax's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Tempe, AZ
Bikes: 1987 Basso Gap; 1987 Specialized Sirrus; 1990 Miyata 721A
Posts: 2,527
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I finally ordered a front rack!

Blackburn MTF-1

Thanks to a recent thread...
frpax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-12, 08:59 PM   #2
Cyclebum 
Senior Member
 
Cyclebum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: NE Tx
Bikes: Tour Easy, Linear USS, Lightening Thunderbolt, custom DF, Raleigh hybrid, Felt time trial
Posts: 2,768
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Good choice. I've used Blackburn racks for years with zero problems. I trimmed that silly lip off the rear rack 'cause it interferred with my pack. The MTF looks like a smaller version of the rear. I ran their low rider on my DF. Need to sell it for postage as my DF days are over, thank goodness.
__________________
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
Cyclebum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-20-12, 07:56 PM   #3
DW99
Senior Lurker, mostly.
 
DW99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Mid Missouri.
Bikes: '02 Raleigh C40, '10 Fuji Touring, and a refurbished '82 (I think) Motobecane Grand Touring
Posts: 243
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Originally got the MTF-1 for my hybrid, really liked it so I moved it to the touring bike. Hope it works out well for you also frpax.

The Blackburn website says the Low Rider rack will work in conjunction with the MTF-1, as luck would have it, my LBS owner had taken a Low Rider off of a clients bike that wanted to get rid of it, he gave it to me.
DW99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:44 PM.