rack to suit giant xtc2

Discussion in 'Mountain Bikes' started by oldmate, Jan 31, 2004.

  1. oldmate

    oldmate New Member

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    Hi all, first I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself my name is Ben I'm a 30 year old male who's very new to cycling

    I have recently percuss a Giant xtc2 disc hardtail (2004) that I have plans to do some touring on.
    I have now just rolled over 1000km in preparation (fitness & knowledge)and am about to set out on my first ride Toukley to Nundle 309km's.
    I have brought spares, tent , rear saddles sleeping gear etc

    The problem I'm having is I cannot find good quality aluminium rear racks to suit the bike.

    Don't expect to be carrying much weight but would like something
    sturdy. I am a fitter buy trade and have a fully tooled workshop
    modifications would not be a problem within reason offcourse .

    If any members have a rack fitted to this model bike or can give advice or maybe refer me to somebody that can . I would appreciate very much.
    Thx for taking the time to read my post.
     
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  2. jmitting

    jmitting New Member

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    I just bought a rack this morning made for or by Giant to suit my Rincon. It has the Giant brand name and a 25 kg load limit, it seems very sturdy to me. Didnt find any reference to it on the Giant website though, perhaps your LBS can help out?
     
  3. oldmate

    oldmate New Member

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    jmitting Thx mate ..
    Don't spose you could take a pic and post it for me...
     
  4. heterophobe

    heterophobe New Member

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    OT:

    speaking of XTC's... What's up with Giant making a 14" and 17" with nothing in the middle? I went and tried the sizes out at my local dealer, and neither fit:( I'm currently riding on a 15.5" Stump Comp M2. Sorry for the off topic post, but what about the small but not 14" small guys???

    I really liked the bike though. Nice purchase Ben!

    JesusV
     
  5. jmitting

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    So.... did Giant come through for you or you going to make one?
     
  6. oldmate

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    Thx jmitting contacted giant and they have nothing to suit that bike
     
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