1. Remove all packaging
Remove packaging from rack.
Identify components of rack.
2. Attach the front rack stays
Insert each stay into the barrel nut.
Loosely secure the barrel nut with the 10mm wrench. Do not fully tighten at this step.
3. Adjust lower rack stays
Remove lower rack bolts with the a 5mm allen wrench.
Move perforated rack mounts one hole down to expose one bottom hole.
4. Install rack on lower frame eyelets
Place the rack over the lower eyelets, near the rear axle, with the stays facing forward.
Put one of the bolts through the eyelet of the rack and then align with the hole in the frame.
Manually thread in the bolt as far as you can with your fingers.
Use an allen wrench to loosely attach the bolt in the lower eyelet.
Repeat on the other side.
5. Install rack on upper frame eyelets
Remove the upper frame bolts (under the seat post) with the Fortified Security Key.
Place the bolts in your bowl so you don't lose them.
Position the rack by making sure it is level and parallel with the floor.
Loosen the stays and and move them so the hole on the end matches with the upper frame eyelets.
Put a bolt through the upper eyelet and hand tighten into the frame on both sides of the bike.
Use a Fortified Security Key to tighten the upper bolts on both sides of the rack.
Make sure the rack is parallel to the floor and then fully tighten the stay bolts.
6. Axiom Journey rack instructional video