Surly 8-Pack Rack

(1 customer review)

$245.00

Most of you don’t need the cargo capacity to land a helicopter on your rack. Sometimes, all you want to do is grab a sixer, from the beer store on the way home, or pick up a nice bouquet of flowers.  For whatever the situation dictates, we offer the 8-Pack Rack. Made from the same tubular cromoly steel as our front and rear touring racks, the 8-Pack Rack is a solid pedestal upon which you may rest a handlebar bag, grocery bag, satchel… or whatever you use to carry your bowling ball around. The 8-Pack Rack attaches to most forks with mid-blade and crown eyelets. It uses stainless steel hardware and has the characteristic durability, versatility, and repairability all Surly products are known for. The 8-Pack Rack has lots of barrel braze-ons, so you can customize your cargo tie-downs…or just bolt on as many lights as you can possibly find.

Clear
Quantity:

Shipping information

This product is: A Bulky Item

Bulky Items - This is a large item. It's not necessarily heavy, but just large in volume so costs a bit extra to ship due to extra packaging and freight costs.

See our Shipping Information page for more information on shipping costs.

Description

Specifications:

  • Rack Mount Position: High
  • Maximum Wheel Size (in): 29+
  • Disc Brake Compatible: Yes
  • Colour: Black | Silver
  • Weight Limit (kg): 13.6
  • Weight (g): 640
  • Tube Diameter (mm): 10
  • Platform Dimensions (mm): 160 x 270
  • Material: Tubular CroMoly

Additional information

Colour

Black, Silver

Reviews & Questions

5 out of 5 stars

1 review

Let us know what you think...

What others are saying

  1. One person found this helpful
    Anthony Davidson

    Anthony Davidson (verified owner)

    As is typical of Surly, it’s heavy for what it is (650g or so, similar to a Tubus rear rack) and expensive. Also typical I believe is that it is solid, functional, durable and repairable in the unlikely event that I manage to break it. Because I have One Bike to Rule Them All, l wanted something versatile- I can strap a large daypack on this and ride to a bushwalk, for example. Or a drybag for my camping gear, without playing Twister with hoses and cables per a handlebar harness (which seems more designed for pretty hipster pics rather than user friendliness). It is a large enough platform that a bulky bag can still be easily stabilised, so I don’t feel the need for the extra area and weight of the 24 Pack. However, courtesy of the eyelets, you could easily add and remove a larger tray or basket with ease.

    I chose this over a standard rack due to the large deck for top loading. Panniers get trashed when XC touring aka bikepacking, so I use this in combo with some Blackburn cargo cages mounted towards the rear of the fork legs, which seems to counteract the low speed wheel flop caused by a load in front of the steering axis.

    I anticipate enjoying the quality and simplicity long after I’ve forgotten the price. Happy cycling everyone.

    (1) (0)

    Something wrong with this post? Thanks for letting us know. If you can point us in the right direction...

  2. Question

    Greg HANSON

    Has Surly fixed the safety issue identified with these and the 24-pack, or do we know anything more about it?
    https://surlybikes.com/blog/important_safety_notice_surly_8_pack_and_24_pack_racks

    (0) (0)

    Something wrong with this post? Thanks for letting us know. If you can point us in the right direction...

    • Huw

      Huw

      Hi Greg, Yes – this issue has been resolved. The 8-Pack and 24-Pack both come with additional hardware that prevents the rack sliding forward in the event of the primary hardware coming loose. We also have the hardware to supply (free of charge) to people who bought the racks prior to the hardware being updated. Cheers, Huw

      (0) (0)

      Something wrong with this post? Thanks for letting us know. If you can point us in the right direction...

×

Login

Register

A password will be sent to your email address.

Your personal data will be used to support your experience throughout this website, to manage access to your account, and for other purposes described in our privacy policy.

Continue as a Guest

Don't have an account? Sign Up

You may also like…