Ibera PakRak Bicycle Touring Carrier Plus+ IB-RA5 (with disk brake mounts) Frame-mounted for heavier top & side loads (bag not included)

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    • Amazon Customer
    • February 16, 2016
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    All around good option for disc bikes. Overall this rack is sturdy and light weight. With a little tinkering it should fit most bikes with or without disc brakes. The arms that attach to the seat stays should be longer. Mine were too short to reach the mounting bolts on my Gravity Zilla. Luckily I had some longer pieces provided from another rack that I used to make things work out. An alternative fix would have been to forgo the built in attachment points and use P-clips with the provided arms.My seat stays are 17″…

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    • John Burnham
    • February 16, 2016
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    This is a solid rack at a great price! I purchased this for my fat bike, a Framed Minnesota 2.0 with 170 mm rear spacing. The rack is not tall enough to leave enough clearance for the rear tire when mounted to the attachment points provided on the frame. I think most fat bikes need some kind of alternate mounts if the rack is not custom made for the frame. I bought this rack primarily for the width (for disc brakes) and the cost (which was far below Old Man Mountain or Tubus). I had to coax it a little wider, but not too bad. The…

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    • Amazon Customer
    • February 16, 2016
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    Works on bikes without disk brake mounts I decided to go with Quick Clip-On Panniers using Ibera’s rack system, but it’s almost impossible to find one for regular bikes (i.e., non-disc brake systems). I saw a post stating that the IB-RA5, while made for disc brake bikes, would work on regular braking systems. I can say that the reply is correct. You can use brute strength to push hold and attach the rack to your frame or you can give it a gentle bend before you mount it (don’t go crazy….just a little bit of a bend). BTW, the…

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