Velo Cache and Rakk Storage Stand Review

Gear Pro Reviews

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Bottomline
I have mostly used the Velo Cache freestanding rack in my indoor home shop and storage area, but anywhere you store bikes (usually a garage) it will be a great addition. It frees up storage space and keeps the bikes out of the harms way. The adjustable rubberized arms protect a bike, and the movement allows varying frame shapes and sizes to be held. I really enjoyed the ability to use the arms as a wheel holder, which was not an engineered in function! The sturdy legs, heavy duty materials, impeccable build, and great engineering all add up to another excellent product from Feedback Sports. The small Rakk stand was a very handy unit, and I was extremely happy with it, it was the one that used quite a bit for my “go to” bike.

Strengths
-Sturdy
-Well built
-Rubberized arms
-Multiple uses for arms
-Handy (Rakk)

Weaknesses
-Phillips head screws
-Rubber arm scoops might be to tall for some frames

Velo Cache=> Overall Rating: 4 Flamin’ Chili Peppers

Rakk=> Overall Rating: 4 1/2 Flamin’ Chili Peppers

Velo Specs
2 Bike stand: black or silver – $169.99
Gear Storage Basket: load capacity 10 lbs. – $24.99
4-bike expansion kit: 4 arms and long leg – black or silver – $39.99
Arm cradle pair – $21.99
Velo Cache url: http://www.feedbacksports.com/products/velo_cache_storage_stand.aspx

Rakk Specs
Black, silver or white – $41.99
Rakk url: http://www.feedbacksports.com/products/rakk_storage_stand.aspx

About the author: Brian Mullin

Brian has been part of the Mtbr team since 2007, where he has become an integral member of the review and test staff, specializing in technical articles. He likes to push the limits in all the sports he obsesses in, whether it's mountain biking, whitewater kayaking, extreme skiing, or sport climbing. He takes those same strengths and a good dose of insanity to his reviewing and writing on mountain biking products, creating technical, in-depth and hyperbolic articles. Whenever he's not on the bike, he might be found watching MotoGP racing, otherwise look for him out on extremely technical singletrack.


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