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Old 11-05-09, 09:28 PM
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Matching Rear and Front racks...a set

Any body got any links to matching sets of racks, package deals?
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Old 11-05-09, 11:53 PM
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Not a package deal, but the first two which come to mind are:

Surly Nice Rack, front and rear.

Nitto Mark's Rack, which can be used front or rear.
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Old 11-06-09, 05:56 AM
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www.thetouringstore.com

Tubus racks, quite pricey but quality. Also pannier sets.
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Old 11-06-09, 07:39 AM
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I have the Surly nice Rack front and rear.





and they haul plenty.
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racks

The various models of Nitto racks will match. Don't know of any discounts for buying both at one time, however. The Nitto M-12 is a great front rack that doesn't have much competition. Nitto makes several different models of rear racks that match it in appearance. You can find them at Ben's Cycles, Rivendell and a few other places.
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For Surly, Bike Island has good prices:
http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...0Racks-Bicycle

ebike has great prices on axiom racks, you can find frt/rear matching:
http://www.ebikestop.com/accessories...d%28%28211.php
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As of last week Nashbar was having a sale and I noticed a nice front rack for only $29. It was black and my current on is black and for me, that's a match! http:\www.nashbar.com
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Originally Posted by bugly64 View Post
I have the Surly nice Rack front and rear.





and they haul plenty.
Yea, GREAT RACKS! I love mine and use them every day, all year-round and the top makes for a great platform
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Old 11-07-09, 11:44 PM
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well, it depends, do you want matching for appearance or cost? Also, what do you want these racks to do?

If you want two pretty matching racks for major hauling, I suggest the nitto big front and rear racks




Simply because I think they look prettier than the Surly racks. Both great quality, although the Surly racks look a little more overbuilt, if that's your thing.

If you want matching racks that look pretty for a small load, look no further than the Velo-Orange Constructeur racks


the rear looks almost exactly the same. These are perfect if you want a handlebar bag and a trunk, or maybe small painners, but don't want the weight of a full touring setup.

if cheap is your goal, then nashbar is your friend. for a small front load, the nashbar front rack NA FRR is hard to beat

and it blows the Nitto m12 out of the water, by virtue of costing 1/10 as much

The Nashbar lowrider rack is also good, being a straight copy of the Blackburn racks.


As for a rear rack, I've been impressed with the Bor Yeuh I bought, It's held up remarkably well for such a cheap rack.
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