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Old 03-05-10, 10:18 AM
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Rack advice - heel strike

People recommend the Jandd Expedition rack as a solution to heel strike. Only problem is those are 85 bucks. Does anyone know of a cheaper alternative? I've looked up the Sunlite Alloy Welded Bicycle Rear Rack, and the Topeak Explored Bike Rack. Anyone know about these, or have any other suggestions in the $25-$35 price range?
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If you really want to solve the heal strike issue... Can't recommend the Tubus Logo enough. That being said.. it's going to blow the budget.
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one of the few, less expensive alternatives to the Jannd with a 16" deck is one of the IRD expedition racks. You'll likely need a SO on this one, talk to your LBS!
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Same basic rack as Jandd Expedition, very well made with double welds, lot less $43. Can order direct.

https://store.interlocracing.com/khalra.html


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spadout.com has the expediton for 69.95
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There's another solution.

Good panniers have adjustments to allow you to move the bags farther back on the rack. I have size 12 feet and have no issue with bags. You can find really inexpensive racks to work with most quality bags.
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Originally Posted by ggriffinslo
There's another solution.

Good panniers have adjustments to allow you to move the bags farther back on the rack. I have size 12 feet and have no issue with bags. You can find really inexpensive racks to work with most quality bags.
If he/she can't afford a quality rack.... do you think quality panniers fit into the budget?
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