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    Senior Member rumrunn6's Avatar
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    home made front rack for tools

    Anybody fabricate a small front rack just for the emergency kit? i dislike combining my single rear bag for everything and having to take my used laundry out whenever I have to change a flat. It seems I have about 5 lbs of tools and I'll like to put that weight on the front wheel to help distribute the load.
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    About a week ago, a guy posted on this forum about the aluminum front rack he made. Looked real professional.

    Either search the forum or just scroll through a few pages of posts. You'll find it.

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    The classic way of carrying your tools is to attach the tool bag to the saddle.

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    Where did you get that bag?
    3 years commuting while there's no snow on the ground. 20km round trip.
    Quote Originally Posted by madfiNch
    What's the point of a bike if you can only ride it on weekends, and you can't even carry anything with you?!

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    Senior Member rumrunn6's Avatar
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    Yeah, but for me the saddle bag isn't gonna cut it, especially 'cause I wanna carry 2 tubes. I think I'll also put my heavy lock and cable on it. Here's what I made today. I have et to road test it, and figure out what bag to use in it. I got some "compression clamps" that someone here called P-clips in a rear rack extension thread.
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    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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