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Old 09-21-14, 08:17 PM
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Panniers to fit Tubus Logo classic rack?


I recently bought the Tubus Logo classic rack for my bike as a solution to enable me to carry a pannier/panniers while towing a child trailer/hitch. Having fitted it (and clearly not having thought this through) I have found that neither my panniers (which were locally made an no longer on the market), or my wife's Deuter panniers can be fitted to the rack. Can anyone out there who has this rack tell me what panniers they own? This will help narrow down my search!


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Ortlieb panniers are designed to fit Tubus racks. I think they are actually owned by the same parent company, or at least have the same distributor. I have a Tubus Cargo rack on my touring bike, and my Ortlieb Classic Rollers fit perfectly (they are also very adjustable).
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^^ me too ^^ yes Ortlieb USA has the distribution of both , though big sellers may get the Bulk shipments direct from Germany.

Australia is a world away ..

the shopping panniers are a simplified back roller.. the easy removal has me using the bag itself as my grocery carry-out bag

The $.05 credit for not using a store carry out was rescinded, by the 2 big corporate chains in town , that is unfortunate..

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Ortliebs come with several different-sized inserts to fit various racks, including Tubus. Deuter might do the same thing? Don't know, never looked that closely at a Deuter suspension, but they are a German brand so I'd be really surprised if there wasn't some way to make them work with a Tubus rack. The pictures I see online show basically the same mounting system as the Ortlieb bags. Maybe you could replace them with these: View the QL 2 Top Hooks w/inserts at https://www.ortliebusa.com

Or buy the inserts separately: View the Inserts for all QL System Top Hooks at https://www.ortliebusa.com

For your existing panniers, what does the hook setup look like? If plastic of some sort, is there enough "meat" to allow you to remove material to make the hooks fit? If metal, maybe you could bend them.
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A friend of mine had some panniers that he had a heel clearance problem with. He drilled out the rivets holding one of the hooks on the pannier and bolted the hook on in a different place, allowing him to shift the pack farther back. Slow job, can't drill too fast or the heat might melt the pannier material. If I tried that, I would have a dish of ice cubes handy to cool things off.

I am not sure which Logo you have. The Logo EVO has a little bump welded on to help prevent the rear pannier hook from sliding backwards, I believe that earlier Logos did not have that. That could impact hook placement if you have the earlier one.
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I've got the older Logo ones , where you place the bottom hook prevents the back upper hook from moving backwards .

all 3 work together..

tacking a bearing ball on, helps those who cannot figure out how to make the bottom hook do that function.
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Why not change the mounting system on your current panniers.
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My vaude aquas fit fine on my tubus logo rack.
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