Pannier racks for a road bike

I'm confused which ones will fit. Please help.

5 messages
15/06/2014 at 18:35

Hi. I'm looking at fitting a rear pannier rack to my Specialized Allez Elite. It doesn't have any lugs in the stays. I'd like to know if there's still a way I can attach a rack to allow me to use a pannier on each side of the wheel.

Any recommendations? Any measurements/clearances I need to be aware of when looking for racks?

cheers for any help.

15/06/2014 at 19:12

Saw one reviewed on Bikeradar the other week that attached to your QR lever on the rear wheel...seems to solve your lug issue.

18/06/2014 at 11:58

Cheers. I had a read through the reviews on bike radar but couldn't find the one you have written about. Will keep looking, thanks.

it me be easier for my to get a trailer instead. Anyone used one?

 

cougie    pirate
18/06/2014 at 12:19
http://www.bikeradar.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=16969653

http://www.bikeradar.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=17115036

http://www.bikeradar.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=16520688

How much stuff are you taking ? Where are you off to ?
Edited: 18/06/2014 at 12:22
19/06/2014 at 13:33

Thanks Cougie, those links are just what I was after.

I was looking at using the bike to commute. I've done it once before, but 70 mile round trip with a ruck sack weighing 2 stone hurt a bit. 

I'm looking at using a commute 3 times a week to supplement my training because basically I haven't got time to fit in training, so I'm trying to eek out a bit of time from other places.

I was looking at something like this

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Brand-New-Skiiddii-Single-Wheel-Silver-Cargo-Bicycle-Bike-Trailer-FREE-BAG-/160746899907?pt=UK_SportGoods_CyclAcces_RL&hash=item256d4309c3

Anyone tried these?

also, I have ambitions of doing a long tour in Europe on my own next year (1000-2500 miles),depending on how much time I can bank in work. With that in mind, I'm probably gonna get the trailer for now and look for a cheap, old, comfortable tourer for winter/longer distance stuff.

 


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