Tech Tips

Insider technical information and tips straight from Lightning designer Tim Brummer and his engineering staff.

Shockster Rear Rack

Q: How do I mount a rear rack on the Shockster suspension?

A: Rear rack mount adapters are needed for the bottom of the rack. You can purchase them from Lightning Cycles. The top of the rack bolts directly to the top of the Shockster yoke. See the following pictures. Just drill two holes into the Shockster yoke.

Shockster with rear rack
Shockster rack adapter

Beware if using panniers, their weight can cause the Shockster slider to disengage. Lightning Zero Drag panniers do not have this problem, as they place the weight farther forward than normal panniers.