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    Protective bag/cover

    Does anyone make a protective bag or cover that will fit over my bike when it's mounted on a hitch-mounted carrier? (bike is hung from the top tube). I take my bike to Florida in the winter, and I 75 road salt is a killer.

    Thanks

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    Find an Auto Upholstery repair ,or marine canvas sewing shop.. commercial sewing.

    and a lot can be done with tarps and cordage, you can set new grommets
    in an existing tarp's edges to tailor it to your needs..

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    DON'T leave the cover on the bike for very long after you take your trip. A cover will hold all that moisture inside leading to the rust/rot you're trying to avoid.
    My preferred bicycle brand is.......WORKSMAN CYCLES
    I dislike clipless pedals on any city bike since I feel they are unsafe.

    Originally Posted by krazygluon
    Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
    Aluminum: barely a hundred, which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?

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    Webshots is bailing out, if you find any of my posts with corrupt picture files and want to see them corrected please let me know. :(

    ISO: A late 1980's Giant Iguana MTB frameset (or complete bike) 23" Red with yellow graphics.

    "Cycling should be a way of life, not a hobby.
    RIDE, YOU FOOL, RIDE!"
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    "Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
    Aluminum: barely a hundred
    Which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?"
    _krazygluon

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