« 13 Ways To Get Bike Grease Out Of Clothes |
| Child Transport Bike Hack »
Reader Jim sent us a great front rack hack (say that three times fast) that involves a hacked milk crate. The full Flickr set with annotations can be found here, and Jim's blog is over here. Thanks Jim!
Posted by Matt at 08:51 AM in DIY, Rack, Repurpose, Storage | Permalink
You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.
05/14/2012 at 09:07 PM
Hey - neat idea man! The only concern I see right off the bat, is that any rack held together with hardware vs. welds will be FAR more likely to fall apart with long-term use. That said, I could see it being fine for light loads. One thing you might look into is wise use of hardware - using a primary washer/nut tigtened LOOSELY against a second washer/nut behind it. If you tighten the primary too tightly, you'll likely have it come loose repeatedly over time due to lateral stress, etc. I found this out with a wald basket I had for a couple of years. I spoke to a good mechanic about it and got the "loose nut/washer" advice and it really did work.
05/17/2012 at 06:12 AM
This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.
The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.
As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.
Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.
Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.
(URLs automatically linked.)
(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)
Name is required to post a comment
Please enter a valid email address
Enter your email address:
Delivered by FeedBurner
Roy Tanck's Flickr Widget requires Flash Player 9 or better.