Surly Racks are well-thought-out, durable, expedition-worthy racks that work with most panniers. Designed for heavy-duty touring, Surly Racks stand also stand up to everyday utility cycling and commuting.
The main body of Surly racks is made of tubular CroMoly steel. Although you'll probably never need to repair them, it's a comfort to know these racks can be repaired by a welder in your home town or in the most remote regions of planet Earth. You're bound to find somebody who can TIG, MIG, stickweld, braze or solder a Surly Rack back together.
But don't worry about that. Install a Surly front rack and/or rear rack and just load it up with the things you need to carry.