Axiom Journey Rack

 
2.0 stars
 (3 Reviews)
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Description

Axiom's Journey Rack is made of light, rugged aluminum. It is specially designed to handle even the largest and heaviest panniers (sold separately) with additional looped struts that prevent the bags from swinging into the wheel. It also has a platform on top, which adds strength and doubles as a mini fender.

Features & Info

390 x 150mm platform area
Capacity: 154 pounds (70 kilograms)
Weight: 700 grams

Consumer Reviews

 
2.0 stars

(3 reviews)

33% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install 
  • Lightweight 

Cons

  • Wears Out Quickly 
  • Poor Construction 

Best Uses

  • Casual riding 
  • Medium duty pannier 

 
4.0
Jun 17, 2015

Silly expectations

Pros:
Easy To Install, Lightweight
Cons:
Best Uses:
Medium Duty Pannier, Casual Riding
Light duty commuter use. I've had mine for several year with panniers attached. I find it comical that someone bought a bottom of the line priced rack and hung a 30 pound battery with weights exceeding common sense for this price level only to write a bad review. Sensible eBike riders should know that the rigors of carrying a 30b battery require a very stout rack. I wouldn't hesitate to hang another one on a commuter bike. If you need a MTB rack or eBike rack pick a top of the line or better yet a STEEL rack that can be repaired.
by LouisQ from Winona MN

 
1.0
Aug 16, 2010

divide weight handling by 10

Pros:
Cons:
Best Uses:
Owned two of these racks. The one broke at the rear bottom welds. The other one broke between the two welds. Weight carried was only 21 lbs. It is good as long as it is a smooth road. I ride on gravel and first bump started it cracking. Poor welding job and angle attaching to axle do it in. Using locktight or lock washers does not help as some claim. Not made to carry weight on top of rack.
by Dave from Winnipeg, MB

 
1.0
Jan 09, 2010

broke under 30lbs load

Pros:
Cons:
Wears Out Quickly, Poor Construction
Best Uses:
Used rack to carry a 13.4 kg battery. The support beams now form a U-shape near the bottom. Obviously too much weight for this rack. The rating of 150 lbs is a flat out lie.
by Matt from Calgary, Ab