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Interbike 2011: Freeload updates racks to expand capacity

By Justin Steiner

We covered New Zealand company Freeload’s first rack, the Sport Rack, back in Issue #150 where Karen simply lashed dry bags to the top of the rack. Since then, Freeload has launched their Tour Rack and Side Frames to greatly increase pannier compatibility.

The $165 (fluctuates with currency) Tour Rack attaches just like the Sport Rack via a robust locking strap system designed to work on nearly any bike, particularly those without rack braze-ons.

Tour Decks are available as a retrofit to your existing Sport Deck for $38, and Side Frames retail for $42.

Based on Karen’s positive experience with these racks, they seem well worth considering when outfitting yourself for your next adventure.

Keep reading

It doesn’t end here, we’ve got a lot more coverage of Interbike 2011, including demo rides.

 

 
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