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Customer reviews for Tortec Transalp Rear Disc Rack

Tortec Transalp Rear Disc Rack

Overall rating:
3.333 / 5
3.3
 / 
5
(3 reviews) 3
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Rating breakdown 3 reviews
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2 out of 3(67%)reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer reviews for Tortec Transalp Rear Disc Rack
Review 1 for Tortec Transalp Rear Disc Rack
Overall rating 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Bango
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Commuting
Experience:Expert
Gender:Male
It was bought:St Paul's

Unnecessary and poor construction

Posted01 January 2013
No, I do not recommend this product.
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Pros: Lightweight, additional lower pannier mounting rails
Cons: Poor quality, inadequate fittings, adds pointless extra width
Pointlessly adds two inches to the width of the bike at the back. This is the last thing you need when trying to get through traffic with full panniers.
The welding was not all square or centred where it should be.
Will not mount horizontally on a small frame owing to inadequate stays.
Does not come in black.
This was sold as being necessary to fit over a disc brake - THIS IS NOT TRUE. At least not on a Pinnacle Lithium 4 Women's bike for which it was bought. (See photograph.) The pannier would be well clear of the disc with a normal rack. I shall try to replace it with a Bontrager Back Rack Deluxe which is the same price but does not have pointless extra width, has long stays for a small frame and comes in black.
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Review 2 for Tortec Transalp Rear Disc Rack
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Rog50
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Well made nd very adjustable

Posted22 August 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight
Plenty of options to adjust the fit and as a result was a bit of a fiddle to get it into the correct position. Once fitted it is great. Fits over disc brakes on 700c hybrid.
No obvious place for"older" Karrimor hook and elastic pannier fitting to hook lower attachment to.
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Review 3 for Tortec Transalp Rear Disc Rack
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
maxxontop49
Country:United Kingdom
Age:35-44
Style:Commuting
Experience:Occasional
Gender:Male
It was bought:Brighton

Great product.

Posted20 August 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Lightweight
Light, and it seem sturdy and durable. But it's a bit tricky to install, but I got it in the end.
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