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Old 02-03-19, 10:00 PM
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Looking for a front rack that mounts to the upper or middle fork

So, after using my ladies bike to run a couple errands (as mine was flat) I have found that I would like a front porteur style rack on my trek district. Unfortunately I do not have anchor points by my axle, and I'd prefer not to use one that is axle mounted. I do however have 2 anchor points on each fork blade, one about midway up the fork, the other closer to the crown. Does anyone have or know of a good porteur rack that could be mounted to my machine?
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This one may work.....optional fence available.
It is axle mounted but also attaches at midpoint of fork.
Soma DELUXE PORTEUR RACK – BLACK CRMO


https://www.somafab.com/archives/pro...eur-rack-black

The Porteur Rack is a great option over the standard pannier rack or mini rack. With its wide platform, it is better at carrying odd-sized and bulky loads like a pizza or box full of kittens. You can strap a basket it and some bag makers are making bags specifically for this style of rack.

- UPDATED: Additional interface with fork mini rack eyelets (If your fork doesn't have mini rack eyelets, you can still use the rack. This is just for additional stability and safety)
- Designed for 700c and 26" wheel bicycles.

- Adjustable height
- CrMo construction (also available in Stainless Steel)
- Mounts to hub axle
- Platform is 14.25”w x 12”d
- Lower horizontal strut can take a small bag or pannier
- ED black
- Optional fence available
- Extra eyelet for dynamo lamp or other gadget
- Maximum Load: 10 kg (22 lbs.) - Weight: 2.65 lbs.
- Installation instructions

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Other options out there :

https://surlybikes.com/parts/cargo/24_pack_rack



https://www.prioritybicycles.com/pro...ont-rack-black




https://www.specialized.com/us/en/pi...hoCDv0QAvD_BwE
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thanks guys! I ordered the priority cycles porteur front rack, now the waiting game begins
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thanks guys! I ordered the priority cycles porteur front rack, now the waiting game begins.
For the pizza?

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Is it good for handling?
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Is it good for handling?
unless there's something on it it's likely unnoticeable. I occasionally take my ladies Electra out (she won't ride while pregnant and it needs its exercise too ) and honestly I never notice the rack unless I have a box or bag on it.
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Also, now to get a sunlite rack basket and find a way to add spring clasps to attach it to the rack... That way I have the ability to use a basket if needed or just the rack to haul larger boxes
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