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Price: $134.99 $119.99

Surly Nice Front Rack

This item has been discontinued from our shop.

Commuters and bike tourists for whom versatility, durability and repairability are more important than weight, this is your front rack.

The Surly Nice Front Rack has two levels for hanging panniers. Most people will want to use the lower tubing, but you'll appreciate the option to adapt to road and trail conditions. And don't be shy about using the platform. This rack can carry up to 70 pounds.

Adjusts to fit from 26" to 29" wheels, and to forks equipped with drum, caliper, or cantilever brakes.

The main body of is made of tubular CroMoly steel. In the rare instance that this rack breaks, you should be able to find, even in the most remote regions of planet Earth, somebody to TIG, MIG, stickweld, braze or solder this rack back together. An aluminum rack won't afford you the same luxury.

Surly Front Nice Rack Instructions Mounts directly to forks equipped with a midblade eyelet, located approximately 165mm from the dropout eyelet. This is a standard eyelet location found on many touring-specific forks. Includes hardware to securely mount on forks that do not have a midblade eyelet. You can mount it on almost any rigid fork, providing there is nothing in the way.

For more information, refer to the Surly Front Nice Rack™ Installation Instructions.

  • Available Colors: Silver or Black
  • Surface finish: phosphate coated inside and out, powdercoated exterior
  • Height: Adjustable to accommodate 26", 700c and 29" wheels
  • Hardware: all stainless steel bolts, washers, tubing pieces and castings
  • Load weight limit: 32 kg (70 lbs)
  • Tubing diameter: 10mm
  • Tubing: 100% 4130 cro-moly tubing, three thicknesses throughout rack
  • Rack width: 178mm outside to outside
  • Weight: 1.34 kg (2.95 lb) with all the bolts and hardware as set up on a Long Haul Trucker
    Surly Says:

    Stuff eventually breaks or wears out if you use it enough. That's beyond our control. We guarantee this product to be free from defects in manufacturing and design for one year from date of purchase. It's guaranteed not to fail under normal riding conditions. Surly is not responsible for the actions you take on your bicycle, however, and cannot be responsible for products that break when not installed correctly or used inconsistently with the product's design. If you're not sure if something will work the way you want, contact us. If you do destroy your Surly product, fess up and maybe we can get you some replacement parts to keep you riding.

    Sorry, the finish isn't covered, nor is any damage that happens to you or your other components as a result of any failure of one of our products. Lastly, if you modify or neglect our products, we can't be responsible for them or what might happen to you while you're using them.

    All potential warranty items should be returned to the original place of purchase, accompanied by a sales receipt. In the unlikely event that this is not possible, call or email us, and we'll do our best to get you riding again.
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Price: $134.99 $119.99

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Product Reviews

22 Aug 2012
Gregory M says...
Excellent quality product. Once asembled is can hold a significant load. It arrived with a complete set of instructions and parts. Only minor issue was assembly. It took some time to set up. I attached this to my Surly Long Haul Trucker. It would be good if Surly would have specific simple instructions between their bicycles and their rack. There were many extra parts, so were designed for other bicycle combinations, that were not necessary. Overall, I am very impressed with the Surly rack. Buying a quality rack is critical, when travelling long distances. Spend the money at the start and stop the grief and hassles when you are in the middle of no where with a broken rack. Great Product.
Rated 5 out of 5 Stars
12 Dec 2011
Walter B says...
Very strong rack, well built.
Rated 5 out of 5 Stars
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