Front Bike Racks
Price range: $40 – $200 The front rack is the little brother to the rear rack. It’s function is identical to the rear rack in that it’s meant for adding carrying capacity. This rack is usually complimentary to the rear rack and can adapt to carry front panniers bags or other items depending on the type of rack you chose. The front rack is typically for people who are packing on some miles and need another point to attach more bags to carry more gear.
If you’re touring the country you would likely want a front rack and front panniers to carry extras and balance the weight out as much as possible.