Join Date: Jul 2005
Bikes: 1984 Trek 520; 1990s Peugeot (Canadian-made) rigid mountain bike; 2007 Bike Friday NWT; misc others
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I made a simple one out of wood...just a basic 2X4 frame with a rectangular base about 2 ft wide, a vertical side about 2 ft high on one side, then some struts at 45 degrees going from the top across to the opposite side of the base. Sort of like this: //|. The struts were about 2" apart and that more or less held the wheel upright. However this still allows a lot of wobble. If you make it too short from left to right relative to thte bike, the bike may be able to lean enough that the whole thing falls over, You may also need a piece of plywood reinforcing one corner of the the vertical side, so the thing doesn't distort into a parallelogram. I'll post a better sketch of what I mean later.
Last edited by cooker; 02-20-06 at 11:38 AM.