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Old 08-15-05, 11:24 AM   #1
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Can you put a front basket on a springer fork?

Hello,
I just bought my fiancee a Trek Bonnie with an old style springer fork. She wants me to put a basket on the front of it (preferably a wicker basket). Can this be done with a springer fork?

I've attached a pic file of the bike to get a better idea of what I'm talking about.

Thanks in advance for any help you can throw my way,
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Old 08-15-05, 11:53 AM   #2
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The wicker baskets I see online attach only to the handle bars, so the type of forks shouldn't be an issue.

At the worst, a wicker basket would simply hit the front of the spring instead of the head tube, and I don't think that would be a problem, but its your call.
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Try P clips to fix the top back of the basket higher than the handle bars, and a metal strap from the front of the spring centre bolt to the front bottom of thew basket.
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