front rack for cruiser style bike

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by ollicat, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. ollicat

    ollicat Member

    Hey folks, I can find a million rear racks but I have a friction drive kit. I want a front rack that would allow me to mount a gas tank, or basket, or whatever. Has anyone see a front rack?

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  2. ollicat

    ollicat Member

  3. DougC

    DougC Guest

    Most front racks have no top platform at all and are only for rigging two touring panniers, like this one:
    http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?...ype=&estoreid=&pagename=Shop by Subcat: Racks

    Some of the touring front racks have top platforms, but these tend to be pretty expensive. One example:
    http://www.rivbike.com/products/list/bags_and_racks?page=2#product=20-075

    Within the last few years, I have seen a shorty front rack somewhere that was fairly cheap, but can't find it anywhere at the moment. It was not long enough to mount a regular rear cargo trunk on however, so I don't know how useful it would be.

    A more functional choice would be something from http://cetmaracks.com/index.html or http://www.passstow.com/index.html, but these cost a considerable sum of money.
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  4. JE

    JE Guest

    I've got a front rack off a 60's Schwinn i'd be willing to sell. E-mail me if interested and I'll send you pictures. hemiramtruck@yahoo.com
     
  5. oldguy

    oldguy New Member

    Front Rack

    Bike Nashbar has a front rack and Performance Bike does also. Bike Nashbar has one for sale at $9.99 in their latest catalogue.
     
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