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    pvc-made front rack ?

    I seen some front bicycles racks like on amazon and other bicycles sites but since i have usable material at my disposal i want to make one but i want to see if anyone " made one / built a front rack " for a bicycles ether from pvc or any other material

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    Quote Originally Posted by KentMadness View Post
    I seen some front bicycles racks like on amazon and other bicycles sites but since i have usable material at my disposal i want to make one but i want to see if anyone " made one / built a front rack " for a bicycles ether from pvc or any other material
    Never built one, but I'm not sure that pvc would be my first choice for a structure that had to bear weight and endure shock.
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    This is what i want to use

    1 Inch PVC pipes and fitting and a donor bmx bike now i can get the material but not a free bmx but i still trying my luck

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    PVC gets brittle with exposure to UV and heat so it would not be a good choice I would expect.
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    I made my own front rack. I used steel and a welder though.




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    http://www.bicyclefixation.com/blog/bfblog.html

    The above address shows, on the entry dated October 30, 2009, a home-made front rack.
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