US Pat. No. 10,654,540



1. A cycle carrier structure for a cycle, the carrier structure comprising a carrier frame and a load carrier comprising a pannier which is adapted to be secured to the carrier frame, the carrier frame having a lower attachment mechanism for attachment to a counterpart projection at a lower region of a cycle frame and an upper attachment mechanism for attachment to an upper region of the cycle frame, the upper and lower attachment mechanisms comprising quick release mechanisms, the carrier structure further comprising an axle for supporting a hub of a wheel of the cycle, the counterpart projection being provided on the axle so as to project laterally from the cycle frame in use.