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How to find a small bike rack for a kids bike?

Old 12-10-15, 07:34 PM
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How to find a small bike rack for a kids bike?

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I am trying to find a rear (over the back tire) cargo rack for a kid's bike. All of the ones I see online (Amazon, etc.) are for adult bikes. Does anyone have any tips on where to order one from for a smaller frame bike? (Such as this)

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I don't know if this will work, but what about a rack designed for a folding bike. They usually have smaller wheels and then of course matching sized accessories. Have you asked in the Folding Bikes sub-forum
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Have you tried going to a local bike store, and asking them to try fitting one. That may be the easiest way to get it done right... hopefully.

A rack for a bike with 26" wheels may be just fine, and would be easier to fit bags and panniers to.

A few racks are listed as being adjustable.
Amazon.com : Bike Rear Rack, Black, Aluminum 2 Leg Rear Bike Rack with spring, reflector INCLUDED, biria : Sports & Outdoors

This one is listed with a few different sizes.
Universal Rear Rack - Rock The Bike

A quick search should bring up quite a few more options too.

When installing the rack, you can usually bend the arms to the direction you wish. If the bike is a "hardtail", with rack mount points, then it should be easy enough to adapt one.

When choosing racks, I prefer racks with a strip covering the middle of the tire, both to prevent stuff from falling onto the tire, as well as acting as a mud guard.
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Buy a rack that attaches to the seatost.
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Here is a front rack, though you asked for rear. The struts are steel and could be cut down. Drill new holes in the struts for mounting. Most Wald stuff is utilitarian looking but durable. This isn't even bad looking.
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Islabikes sells racks for their children bikes
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What size bike are you trying to get it on? I'm going to assume it's a 24" bike, since those are just about the only ones that come with rack mounts. 26" racks of the Topeak/Blackburn type with sliding upper mounts work fine. Not as wheel hugging as on a full size bike, but what is the goal here?
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