nallen132 wrote:Hi all, been reading this forum for a while, decided join as I have question i cant find answers too.
recently bought myself a 1992 Claude Butler Dalesman, it has single eyelets at the bottom of the fork and mudguards attached to them and a single mounting bolt about 1/3 of the way down. I cant work out what front rack to get for it. Most racks seem to have the upper mounting that requires a bolt on both sides of the fork.
hope this makes sense and any advice welcome..
Malaconotus wrote:I am not aware of cheaper alternatives other than the Blackburn low rider which requires adaptation (drilling bits out) to use modern pannier mounting systems.
PW wrote:I used to cut down a cheap alloy non lowrider Blackburn copy, they were 2 a penny not long ago. I had to on my old 531C because lowriders made it shimmy. The front of the rack also provided a mounting point for lights away from front panniers, barbag or cape and low enough to light up pothole edges at speed.
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