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  • Chipps With Everything: The Current State of Grit, Gravel and Bikepacking
  • Ben_Haworth
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    It’s definitely a good time to be into gravel, ‘cross or drop-bar off road bike riding. Nearly all of the manufacturers, big and small were showing dr …

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    Eurobike 2023 – Grit, Gravel and Bikepacking

    b33k34
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    intrigued by the ortlieb quick rack as it seems to have a very narrow ‘triangle’ on the side. Which of their panniers is it designed to carry (my experience of racks that don’t have a dogleg rear strut is that the rear of the bag dips in and hits the wheel.)

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    tthew
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    my experience of racks that don’t have a dogleg rear strut is that the rear of the bag dips in and hits the wheel.

    Because of the way the rail is angled, the pannier does look extra un-supported at the back, I reckon you might be right about it being wobbly. That’s the Quick Rack light in the report though, the standard quick rack has a more traditional and flatter top platform.

     

    Jerm
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    I have an Ortlieb Quick rack albeit the one with the platform. It works fine with my Ortlieb City panniers. They have quite a stiff back to them so that might help but I haven’t had any issues. The rack is excellent and really sturdy. I thought it would flex but it doesn’t.

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