Consider the Vale Go! MIK rack. I installed one on a friend’s bike replacing the silly pannier rack. https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/...IN1gYbM-Zg1QA9z5YwlMxK7-GaQBRPkxoCY5cQAvD_BwEMany of us have expressed the same complaint. Trek must be listening to someone else, though, since it's still around yet another year...