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Pannier rack without attachments

danp162danp162 Posts: 2
edited November 2013 in Commuting general
Hi,

Looking to fit a pannier to my old Apollo TDF road bike however it doesn't have any of the holes needed.

I have looked into the P clips but what would I do to attach it to the seat post?

Any help appreciated.

Dan

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  • ToeKneeToeKnee Posts: 376
    Do you really need a panier or would a rack top bag be sufficient?

    There are several racks which mount onto the seat tube. Here is one which comes with free Haribo:
    http://www.wiggle.co.uk/topeak-qr-beam-rack-ex-mtx/

    I wouldn't want to be attaching a rack to the frame without dedicated/welded mounts - but that's just me.
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  • Blackburn disc rack which attaches via a supplied longer rear wheel skewer. Top bits can be fitted with P clips to the seat stays as they don't take much stress.

    Can't remember the model name but this is what I use, available form Evans and other Blackburn stockists.
  • MichaelWMichaelW Posts: 2,226
    At the bottom, P clips are probably easier to use than axle-fitting racks, esp for wheel removal. P clips can also be used at the top.
    Braze-on eyelets are much better but P clips work.
    You can get a replacement seatpost clamp with integral rack eyelets.
  • Try Googling seatpost rack clamp
  • gingamangingaman Posts: 576
    ToeKnee wrote:
    Here is one which comes with free Haribo:
    http://www.wiggle.co.uk/topeak-qr-beam-rack-ex-mtx/

    did you see the thread about the funny ebay items? there was a link in there to some haribo: http://www.amazon.com/Haribo-Gummy-Cand ... Descending
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