I got my 27F used and it didn't come with the canti struts I just use 
regular nitto struts to mid fork eyelets since its now on a bombadil it was 
on a Ram w/ P Clamps.
The 27F Pannier supports are really short so I had to shorten the bungie 
hook on the Panniers so they would stay on.

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:13:21 AM UTC-7, Garth wrote:
>   Michele , I did mean the one that Scott linked .  I had not thought 
> about it though, but the Surly kit can even be used with that rack, though 
> I don't know it's capacity as it's not stated !   But still, having a 
> larger platform would better support a basket and you could use all sorts 
> of various bags.  
>   The soma rack 
> can also take small panniers on the lower horizontal rail. 
> The VO one can as well but the bag mounting interferes with the platform, 
> and the center of gravity would be higher. 
>    As for racks like the 27F that attach @ canti mounts, that's fine if 
> your brakes have the right bolt style. Paul and Sun Tour require special 
> and very expensive ($30 pr.) bolts from Paul, ouch. 
>   But hey, the Nitto Big Front rack would work all around !  

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