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Old 11-15-19, 09:16 AM
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20" rear rack

Where can I find rear racks to fit a 20" wheel size?
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Old 11-15-19, 09:20 AM
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What are you specifically looking for that a seatpost mounted rack or larger rack can't do?
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Old 11-15-19, 09:46 AM
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BF and Dahon sell them, just depends on what kind of mounts you need.
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Old 11-15-19, 11:41 AM
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There are lots of different racks of varying sizes and weight. Like others mentioned, Dahon and Tern have various models. If you are mounting full sized panniers, I found the Tern Cargo Rack to be the best fit for me because it positions the panniers further rearward to prevent heel strike, and the adjustable leg lengths allowed me to lower the rack as low as possible. But it is around 1000g.

https://www.ternbicycles.com/gear/471/cargo-rack

They may lighter, thinner, shorter length racks if you don't care about heel strike.
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Old 11-15-19, 01:19 PM
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+1 on the Tern Cargo rack. Not cheap nor light, but very practical. I use it with the Tern Konti cargo basket and also panniers.
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Old 11-15-19, 07:32 PM
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Check out the Pletscher 20" rack. The best rack I've seen. I've carried 45 pds. on it. Rock solid and super strong. It just takes a while to install, because it's very adjustable.
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Old 11-15-19, 08:01 PM
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I've seen racks. Perhaps some larger could be cut down. Or, in some cases, people like taller racks that fit panniers better. 24"?

I think the question has also come up a couple of times before.

https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...-20-wheel.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...ding-bike.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...heel-bike.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/recreatio...k-20-bike.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...ke-friday.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/6...heel-bike.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...k-20-tern.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...-speed-tr.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...-panniers.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-b...l-options.html
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Old 11-16-19, 01:39 PM
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Do you want to put stuff on top of the rack or do you hang panniers on the side. If panniers, you might want a rack high enough to keep the panniers from getting too low. Is portability for travel a concern or not.

Lots of issues you should mention if you want pertinent advice.
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Old 11-16-19, 09:24 PM
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+3 on the Tern Cargo rack. Sturdy, very adjustable, nice design.
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Old 11-18-19, 10:03 AM
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I've purchased 4 off of Amazon over the course of a couple of years. $20-$25/ea.
Very happy with all of them (two are "Durban" brand)
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam View Post
What are you specifically looking for that a seatpost mounted rack or larger rack can't do?
A seatpost mounted rack interferes with the fold, and needs to be readjusted or removed to fold the bike. A rack attached to the frame solves this problem.

I have the Tern Cargo Rack on my TernJoeP24, and it fits wonderfully. It's adjustable for a bike 20"-26",...it's a solid choice.
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Old 03-17-20, 12:00 PM
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What model is this rack? Trying to find something just like this to clamp on to my bike's thick frame.
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Old 03-17-20, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by bingsu View Post
What model is this rack? Trying to find something just like this to clamp on to my bike's thick frame.
bingsu, I looked around and it seems Transit doesn't sell that model any more. But Walmart sells a Transit Pannier Rack.

Also I found this picture


The Transit was definitely nicer as the flat part could slide back and forth.
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Old 03-17-20, 04:35 PM
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That is a Nano if I am not mistaken. Have you used a regular seatstay rack on this frame with panniers?
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Old 03-18-20, 08:00 PM
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No, just put a basket on it. I use this bike as a shopper and as a 'support' bike at the Baltimore Bike Party.

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Old 03-24-20, 11:01 AM
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Originally Posted by mirfi View Post
bingsu, I looked around and it seems Transit doesn't sell that model any more. But Walmart sells a Transit Pannier Rack.

Also I found this picture


The Transit was definitely nicer as the flat part could slide back and forth.
okay, great! thanks for taking those pics and checking it out for me.
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