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Pannier rack on carbon frames

My friend is looking at buying a Giant Defy Advanced and has asked if, being a carbon frame with mudguard fittings, he could fit a pannier rack for some light weight touring when (if) we go over to France for a couple of days later this year. My first thought how would he fix the top rack fitting because the frame doesnt use a standard seat post clamp which he could swap out for one wih integral rack fittings so I then wondered about a seat post fitted rack but it appears that the seat post is a composite mateial rather than aluminium.  Does anyone have any suggestins based on real world experience? 

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