Blackburn Mountain Rack Rack

1/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $39.00

Product Description

Made of aluminum alloy for strength and light weight. Mounts on back of mountain bikes to carry rear panniers. Has a solid aluminum piece on top which acts as a mud guard. Stainless steel hardware.

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Dan Bebber a Cross Country Rider from Oxford, UK

Date Reviewed: January 22, 2004

Strengths:    Light

Weaknesses:    Breaks at welding points when subjected to vibrations or loads.

Bottom Line:   
Aluminium is the wrong metal to build a rack out of. Although light, it is much stiffer than steel and therefore snaps when subjected to repeated loads. Mine broke after a few months of use commuting along uneven cycle tracks.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Beeline Cycles, Oxford, UK

Bike Setup:   Raleigh Pioneer hybrid road bike

Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Rocky Mountain Instinct - Car Rack

So, just bought my first Rocky Mountain - 2014 Instinct MSL. Love it after the first ride. Got a great deal and couldn't resist after riding my buddies 2013 Instinct. I'm coming from a hard tail. MY DILEMMA: I was using a Thule Raceway Car Rack but that rack wont work with the rear suspension a ... Read More »

Has anyone ever broken an old man mountain rack skewer?

I was just reading through someones journal on the divide and their OMM rear skewer broke. Has anyone heard of this happening often, or if this is just a fluke / bad luck?Read More »

Car rack for carbon Rocky Mountain bike

Hi, anyone mind sharing what car rack you use to carry your carbon Rocky Mountain bike? I just got a carbon Vertex 29 RSL and don't know if I need to pay special attention to the rack. Eg is a trunk rack that holds the top tube safe to use? Is a roof rack that captures the downtube safe? Thanks f ... Read More »

Tubus ergo, surly nice front rack or old man mountain ultimate low rider?

Tubus ergo, surly nice front rack or old man mountain ultimate low rider? I can't decide on which on to go with. Part of me wants to settle on the tubus since it's relatively cheap. The old man mountain has a better design in that the upper bars are able to be always level to the ground. But i ... Read More »

Roof rack/Mountain bike help

My mountain bike has hydraulic brakes and i just started putting it on my Yakima Steelhead. When i put it on the rack, the hydraulic caliper on the fork pushes up against the tray and the lock part pushes up against the fork. It works and holds the bike, but the lock part scrapes my fork and the cal ... Read More »

Read More »




MTBR on Facebook