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Can I use regular rear rack as front rack?

Old 04-13-21, 09:40 AM
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Can I use regular rear rack as front rack?

Hello, I was wondering if there is any way for me to use a rear rack as a front rack?

I have a Fuji touring 2020 with normal brakes.


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The angle of the fork is a lot steeper than the rear seat stays, so it would tilt way forward, and most forks donít have the bosses at the top to screw it on.
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Actually yes you can. Depends on the rack shape itself but with a little work it is actually doable and level. Just don’t load too much weight on it and keep the weight closer to the stanchions instead of too far forward. But people have done that plenty of times before as a temporary solution.

Nice bike too, lucky find. I missed out last year on Fuji touring and when I went back to their site all they had was disk breaks. No thanks. Tired of manufacturers pushing this outdated dealership/lbs sale only method. Need to get over it and catch up with the times.
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