Sunlite rear carrier install..

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flyS564
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12860 I think is the item number.

Does anyone have instructions for this? When I bolt the carrier to the only holes available, it sits on top of the back wheel. There weren’t any metal extenders in the packaging other than the ones that I think bolt further up (need to drill into the frame for these?) to keep it level with the ground.

Bit of a nightmare for someone such as myself. Trying to get rid of using a 20lb back pack while commuting and switch to this. Using a cannondale r600 road bike.


snakeguy
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Could it be that your bike is not a 26″ bike?

From (https://shop.sunrisecyclery.com/item/12860/)

Alloy rack fits Mountain Comfort and Cruiser Bikes Description: Alloy Construction

Stainless Steel Hardware

Fits 26″ Bikes

Fits Mountain, Comfort and Cruisers

Color Black


flyS564
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That was my thought. I guess 700c is like 27″? Why he gave me this rack then, I don’t know. The guy at the shop knew it was for a road bike, and I got a bunch of 700×23 tubes too, so I thought it was all good.

Can’t wait to be back-pack free. :)


ehsiung
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If you can’t return it for something that fits better, you can always use some p-clips and mount it further up the seat stays.


escargonaut
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Also, when you get a road-sized rack you probably don’t want to be drilling holes in your bike for the top support. P-clips are the way to go for that.


flyS564
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I received the wrong rack. I used P-clips to install with the new one, don’t worry.

Got some Axiom water proof panniers now, thinking about putting them on a front rack though, possibly ordering another set for the rear for touring.

I was also handed the wrong fenders… And two right pedals.. Going to just order a set of fenders online this time. I’m sure I’ll have issues installing with the rack.


rsprake
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What shop is this?

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