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Abused Huffy and Paddle Board Trailer

Old 04-07-16, 12:50 PM
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Abused Huffy and Paddle Board Trailer

I recently did a little bit of work to the Huffy beach cruiser that I picked up on CL for $30 last year. Other than some wheel truing, greasing the bearings, a new chain and some elbow grease it was ready to ride. I live close to Lake Michigan and use the bike and recently built trailer to carry my paddle board to the beach.

I'm working somewhere that has a powder coating line, so I talked them into doing the bike for me, not bad for $25

Before pictures with the trailer are from last summer, it's still cold here, so I haven't been able to ride the paddle board yet this year.







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Old 04-07-16, 10:28 PM
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Nice.
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Looks good.
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Old 04-08-16, 08:40 AM
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that all looks pretty good.

someone at the co-op was just talking about making something to tow a canoe. i'll send him a link of this.
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Old 04-09-16, 09:36 PM
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How do you like pulling that trailer?
Have you ever considered a surfboard side rack? I see them when I visit SoCal all the time. Would eliminate the long load and need to lock up the trailer. It Would not be to hard to find a spot to attach the paddle too.

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Old 04-12-16, 09:17 AM
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The trailer isn't bad to pull at all. I actually take the trailer with me down to the water, we have about 200 yards of beach to get to the water from the bike rack. The trailer makes it a lot easier to get everything down there, plus we put the beach bags and towels down below.
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Can we see more of how that extension on the front of the trailer came to be? I have an old burley that has carried small trebuchets to hay bales and would like to use it for my sup this year.

Around here a side rack would catch too much wind.
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