Weehoo modifications for rack and pannier - mounting a bike rack with no mount points

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Weehoo modifications for rack and pannier - mounting a bike rack with no mount points

Postby matthewo_brien » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:04 am

Hi All

I've been continuing my setup for family camping from bikes and yesterday successfully modified the Weehoo iGo with a rear rack for panniers. I used Croozer replacement axle nuts (designed to attach a tag along pram) to hold the bracket I fabricated. Works really well - 10km test yesterday with no issues - will do 20-30 today as a real shake down.

The Croozer nuts are a real option to axel mount a rack on any bike I think - as long as you are happy with a little bit of fabrication.

It doesn't look like I can upload photos here but I documented the whole process with photos in a blog post - https://bikepackingwithafamily.wordpres ... ng-a-rack/

Hope it's of interest to someone!

Regards

Matthew

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Re: Weehoo modifications for rack and pannier - mounting a bike rack with no mount points

Postby Cycleops70 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:12 pm

Nice work!
Keeping the load low too.

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Re: Weehoo modifications for rack and pannier - mounting a bike rack with no mount points

Postby Mugglechops » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:56 pm

Finally got a chance to check out your blog. Nice work.

I picked up a weehoo igo last week. Only ridden 9.5kms so far but my son seemed to like it.

What size tyre are you running?
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Re: Weehoo modifications for rack and pannier - mounting a bike rack with no mount points

Postby matthewo_brien » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:02 pm

Glad the blog is useful!

Have a very knobbly 20 x 2.1 on there currently which is working well on and off road. Think it could take wider but no need at this stage - will see how the ride is when it's fully loaded - after i can ride again!

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Matthew

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Re: Weehoo modifications for rack and pannier - mounting a bike rack with no mount points

Postby find_bruce » Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:35 am

Mugglechops do I see a fat weehoo coming up ? Looking at mine I think the chainline is probably the limiting factor rather than clearance

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Re: Weehoo modifications for rack and pannier - mounting a bike rack with no mount points

Postby Mugglechops » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:56 am

find_bruce wrote:Mugglechops do I see a fat weehoo coming up ? Looking at mine I think the chainline is probably the limiting factor rather than clearance


Thinking of going for a 2.4 if it fits. Will test it with a fat beach ride on Saturday.
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