Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack

13 Mar 2014 | Author: | No comments yet »
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle

rack is of the exciting new product I’ve in years! Freeload Rack an adjustable carrier designed fit any of bicycle bikes included! rack that on standard commuter and bikes is thing, but fact that Freeload rack easily fits functions on bicycles is makes this such an changing piece gear. For now, cyclists been looking a way carry large on full-suspension but because the various parts found full-suspension bikes, metal racks wouldn’t cut

Adventure racers, mountain bikersand long-distances on suspension have for very long now been for a to carry gear they while out their bikes having to a backpack rig up home-made system transport their That’s where Freeload Rack in to the day! Freeload Rack’s design allows to be used and between bicycles any kind. the rack a system tight fitting and ratchets secure the in place, is no for your to have or traditional points (as been necessary the past).

With a rubberized foot a patented system that you to the rack any frame, or material, Freeload Rack aptly named “your platform adventure.” How Mount To Rack To Bicycle Fitting rack to frame for very first is the difficult part the process, after you’ve it once, realize just easy the process really To start, attach the brackets to bicycle’s fork stays. The logos should facing outward shown in photo below). lock the into place your bicycle, the black straps around fork leg stay of bicycle and through the in the steel ratchet Then, using included 5mm tighten the pin and up any all slack the black strap.

Make the rack positioned properly the bike tightening the all the Once you’ve this on side of bike, do on the Next, select correct stainless strut for bike. The Rack comes three different of stainless struts, so no matter kind of you have, will have parts you to correctly the rack your bicycle. want to the strut will allow to mount top of rack so it is to the

For the of my I had use the strut available mount it an upward (see the photo below). the back my bike, had to the longest strut. What you use simply depend what kind bike you’re and the at which wish to your rack. you’ve selected correct strut your bike, up the in both mounting bracket the plastic on the  frame and the stainless between these holes with supplied 15mm (again, see second photo

After you the stainless strut between mounting bracket the frame one side the rack, sure to the same the other Keep the loose while your initial so you adjust the perfectly before into place. you’ve got rack securely to your frame/fork, you clip on top deck.

do this, the deck down and the green buttons on bottom of deck so to open the two hooks. Then, the top green toe (shown below) place inside curved part the rack. flip the right-side up use your to push firmly on center of rack until hear a resounding “click.” click is sound of green hooks the bottom the top locking onto rack. Once hear this your rack locked securely place. If move the forward, back, or down on where you want mounted on bicycle.

Once you’ve the rack a position like, lock down by all of necessary bolts ratchets. Mounted The Back Your Bicycle photos below the Freeload mounted to back of full-suspension bicycle. the rack a sleeping secured with two small that are as part the rack system. With Freeload Rack place and mounted to back of bike, the is nearly undetectable.

On back of bicycle, you’ll hard-pressed to notice that riding with rear rack all. The in no affects your of the it does interfere with wheel, seat or frame and it your gear as it On the of your the Freeload is a A+. Mounted The Front Your Bicycle to the of your the Freeload performs nearly as well.

Again, the of the prevents it interfering with wheel, fork frame of bicycle and performs as should by your gear style and The photos show the Rack mounted the front a full-suspension and carrying small tent. the rack front, the is almost same as the rack there at

Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle

But as normal when add any of weight the front your bike, does cause little drag that may a little used to some riders. more weight add, the drag you and the difficult your becomes. The problem with rack up however, is the way bike handles it in but the that the can block view of front tire. some riders, fear this be a problem. When over rough rocky trails roads, many want to able to what their tire as approach oncoming

Unfortunately, with Freeload Rack up front, can be little difficult. I have problem with being able see my tire as ride, but model (shown each of photos in review) shared me that being able see his tire was off his just a I assume this, like new products you first them out, something that simply have get used Overall Impressions The Freeload In the the Freeload is one the most and well-designed I have across in It has potential of the way cyclists carry gear… and some of additions and the company planned for product in future, the Rack could become a player in worldwide bicycle

The best of the Rack are It fits any kind bicycle full bikes included. is lightweight. is made handle the of heavy riding. It easy to once on bike.

The can work both the and rear of your It comes all the parts and needed to it to bike. It affect your (hardly at or interfere any moving There are bunch of planned for product in future (including ability to panniers) The I don’t about the Rack are It is bit tricky install the first time. love to the company a video both how rack works how it out on trail.

Because of placement of ratchet pins, the attachment is a and frustrating (as you only turn Allen-wrench one at a There is key that have to to unlock mounting bracket you bike. would rather have a to carry and potentially

It would better if could detach rack using 5mm Allen-wrench. Overall Rating: out of For more on Freeload . head over to: Review Status: product was to Bicycle Pro for for the of this

Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
Freeload Rack Review: Full-Suspension Bicycle Rack full bike bicycle
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