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mjoekingz28 06-09-10 03:00 AM

carrying stuff without eyelets
 
Hey, got a 1991 Trek 1200 and it has no place to mount a rack so I can carry stuff. I don't really need to carry alot. Just two things. I want to carry the little tire repair kit I got from walmart. Its a 6"X3" plastic case containing tire levers and patches. Also I would like to be able to carry a cable lock.

That is all I need to carry with me.

Can it be done?

Metzinger 06-09-10 03:07 AM

saddle bag

Machka 06-09-10 06:04 AM

Nashbar - Category: Bags: http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/TopCate...82_-1_200277_N

Chain Reaction Cycles - Category: Saddle bags: http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/C...CategoryID=547

slipknot0129 06-09-10 06:09 AM

You can p clamp a rack on your bike.

cyclist2000 06-09-10 12:48 PM

A beam rack would work. It connects to the seatpost. or get a large saddle bag.

Ruffinit 06-09-10 01:00 PM

Seat bag/wedge. Then pick up a handlebar bag (like a Cannondale) for your rides where you'll be taking off your jacket or carrying smaller items. You can then leave it at home when you don't need it. I use one on my Crit frame.

mjoekingz28 06-10-10 10:45 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Machka (Post 10934882)
Nashbar - Category: Bags: http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/TopCate...82_-1_200277_N

Chain Reaction Cycles - Category: Saddle bags: http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/C...CategoryID=547

I like chain reaction... $10 for a saddle bag. Too bad its in Euro. I was expected $30-50, but don't want to spend more than enough to get the job done without causing problems.

LarDasse74 06-10-10 11:09 AM

Are you sure it has no eyelets? I rmember the Trek 1000, 1100, 1200 to be sort of 'road sport' bikes, and 1991 was before the current era of road bikes that are completely useless as utilitarian bikes. I recall flat aluminum dropouts that had plenty of room to have a rack mount hole drilled through it, so I can't imagine why in 1991 Trek would not make the bike more useful.


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