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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-05-10, 07:23 PM   #1
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Some of you may enjoy this, integrated handlebar/basket.

http://copenhagenparts.com/products/bike-porter



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Old 05-05-10, 08:04 PM   #2
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Looks awesome. Wonder how it holds under weight.
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you could put your elbows in the basket and be totally super tucked.
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Thats awesome, Like your sig too
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Old 05-05-10, 08:44 PM   #5
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interesting. I'd never get one, but I like it.
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yeah, but how much..??
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looks really cool. I'd get one if it were really cheap.
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I'd get one for my mom's grocery bike. But yea...I wonder how much weight it can hold.
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re: weight capacity... you just need to tighten the stem clamp reaaallly freeekin tight.

Braze-on fork legs would solve the problem, but would ruin the groovy lines of the basket.
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that's pretty cool... i would rock one...
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Seems like a bad idea to me, unless you're only carrying feather pillows.
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Seems like a bad idea to me, unless you're only carrying feather pillows.
I think it's there for carrying copious amounts of bubble wrap and foam peanuts.
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Old 05-08-10, 04:07 PM   #13
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That's pretty cool I was thinking of getting one for the wife's commuter until I saw that it costs $250. I think I'll stick with old Wald basket that's on there
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Saw that on tarck. Pretty awesome looking but obviously not (entirely) functional. Could probably put some bread and veggies in it, but I wouldn't trust it to more without some extra support. I rather liked a cargo fork I saw recently which retrofit 700c bikes into 20" front ends with cargo racks. I don't remember what it was called, exactly.
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