Old 08-21-08, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
Excellent! What kind of load are you planning to carry on the rear rack?
This fall/winter my normal commuting load - Arkel commuting pannier, laptop, papers, change of clothes.

Next spring/summer I hope to do at least one overnight credit card tour w/"real" touring panniers.

I have an old aluminum rack I got off another 80's bike that I started bending into shape this morning, and I think it might work. Nice retro look. I've also looked at a Tubus Luna -- very cool but pricey ($176) -- and not quite the look I was going for (as if looks matter...).
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