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    Rear Rack Issues - 2016 Blackborow

    I've got a 2016 Salsa Blackborow with 27.5 x 4.5 Barbegazi's installed. The Alternator Rack from Salsa would not clear the tire, not tall enough.
    I ordered the Blackburn Outpost fat bike rack because of the adjustable design. However, this rack will not work when mounted to the top alternator bolt as it places the rack sides too far apart for the top deck to connect! I'm thinking of cutting off the "stand off" part of the lower mounts so I can bring the sides in closer together. Thoughts?

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    Look at the Surly Rear Disk rack. I have one on my ICT and will check to see if it would work on my Blackborow.

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    The Old Man Mountain Phat Sherpa works, thatís what I had on mine with 100mm rims and 2XL tires and it had plenty of clearance.

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    I think the Surly rack would work just fine! You probably would have to get a seat post clamp like one Salsa sells.
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    I run the alternator rack on my Blackborow with 2XLs...

    I used rubber coated stainless steel P-clamps in order to move the lower mount location up on to the SST. This way I can clear huge tires.
    This is absolutely a stronger, and more durable solution than cutting up your blackburn rack.

    Works great and cost me about 4.50 USD total.

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    Nice PVC pipe bike racks, could you post some photos of it without bikes

    Thanks

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