Pendle Fork Mount Roof Rack review



Pendle Fork Mounted roof rack

BikeRadar verdict

4 out of 5 stars

"Over-engineered excellence; a wind-cheating rack that will last and last"

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 11.00am By

The main spar of Pendle’s roof-mounted rack is ovalised and immensely strong. At the front sits the reassuringly chunky fork mount available as quick release or, for 15 and 20mm axles, with stainless steel bolts. At the rear is a shallow trough for any tyre size with a tough strap.With a bike weight limit of 17.5kg, it came as no surprise to find no flex at all.

Bike mounting is simple so long as the quick release is undone, and when in place there is no movement, especially with Pendle’s extra strap between frame and spar. You’ll just have to find space for the front wheel.

This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine.

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Fork mounted roof rack (11)

• Stylish, lightweight, high spec Aluminium (6000 Series) extruded main frame. Strong, stiff, simple steel roof bar clamps and wheel holders provide extra strength and uncompromising stability. Stainless steel bolts, nuts and washers for durability. • Designed to fit square roof bars or standard 60mm Aero bars (if in doubt measure your bars or contact us for help). • Rear roof bar clamp is fully adjustable. Quick and easy to assemble whilst maintaining a secure fit to the car. Easy to adjust rear wheel holder for different wheelbases. • Simple, easy bike loading. • Suitable for bikes with disc brakes. • Fits any bikes up tp 17.5kg in weight with a standard quick release skewer. Adaptors are available for 15mm and 20mm fork axles. Fits wheelbases up to 1400mm. Fits any width of tyre. • Total weight of rack = 3.3kg, making it extremely lightweight.
Weight (g):
MPG lost: 3.7
Load Capacity (kg):
Bike Capacity:
1 Bike
Car Rack Type:
Roof Mounted

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