Car Rack for a Bacchetta Corsa

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Car Rack for a Bacchetta Corsa

Postby rdp_au » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:13 pm

I seem to recall that there was some discussion a while ago about a suitable rack to carry a bacchetta bike. Alas, I can't find it. Can anyone advise what racks they've found that work? Bacchettas have a longer wheelbase than conventional bikes and don't fit most carriers. I think it will need to be a roof mounted rack, as the bike is too wide to fit across my car (a subaru) on a rear mounted one.

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Re: Car Rack for a Bacchetta Corsa

Postby william » Mon Aug 20, 2012 4:55 pm

I think the roof mounted versions are better for the Corsa.
I use a Thule but any would be ok as long as the connecting points are solid.
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Re: Car Rack for a Bacchetta Corsa

Postby rdp_au » Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:18 am

Tahnks William. Do you happen to remember which model you have?

Rds,

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Re: Car Rack for a Bacchetta Corsa

Postby william » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:17 am

Sorry for the long delay,

I f you're still looking the one I have is the model: Thule OutRide 561
It clamps your front fork with a very solid clamping mechanism that is lockable by key, along with the racks themselves for peace of mind.
I had concerns with carbon forks initially but my bikes have been everywhere around Vic and interstate with them.
My Musashi wheelbase just fits and its the longest of the bikes I've had on there. I do take the seat off the Corsa and seat pad off the Musashi more for air resistance than anything.

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Re: Car Rack for a Bacchetta Corsa

Postby rdp_au » Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:47 am

william wrote:Sorry for the long delay,

I f you're still looking the one I have is the model: Thule OutRide 561
It clamps your front fork with a very solid clamping mechanism that is lockable by key, along with the racks themselves for peace of mind.
I had concerns with carbon forks initially but my bikes have been everywhere around Vic and interstate with them.
My Musashi wheelbase just fits and its the longest of the bikes I've had on there. I do take the seat off the Corsa and seat pad off the Musashi more for air resistance than anything.

william.


Thanks William, just the info I needed.
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