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Old 03-26-17, 01:47 PM
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Frame-mounted leather U-lock holster?

Does anyone know of a U-lock holster that can be hung from the top tube? My preference is for a traditional one made out of leather to complement my Tourbon frame carry handle:

Tourbon Bike Bicycle Handle Lifter Portaging Tube Leather Frame Carrying Strap | eBay
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Old 03-26-17, 04:36 PM
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No, but a couple of options.

* Use two or three of them to suspend the U-lock where you want it.
* make your own.
* have a local leather shop make one - or set you up with a local craftsperson.
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Old 03-26-17, 04:57 PM
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For a for mini U lock:

https://walnutstudiolo.com/collectio...-x-7-25-u-lock
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Old 03-26-17, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by tyrion View Post
And they make a leather strap to hang a six pack of beer from your top tube! Now I just need to figure out how to mount a bottle opener to my handlebars.
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Originally Posted by RunForTheHills View Post
And they make a leather strap to hang a six pack of beer from your top tube! Now I just need to figure out how to mount a bottle opener to my handlebars.
No problem:



Bikemonger s Wisecracker Headset Spacer Bottle Opener - alloy

And if you drink really fast you don't want to be slowed down by having to open one at a time:


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Old 03-26-17, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by tyrion View Post
Yes, but it seems like that would be hard to operate while riding the bike. I think the idea behind the six pack holder is that you can reach down while you are riding and grab a cold one. You would need a bottle opener on the handlebars with something below it to catch the bottle cap.

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You can probably tweak this one: https://www.etsy.com/listing/1000678...f=sr_gallery_1

Also, you can usually get etsy craftspeople to make anything you custom design...
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I would be really concerned about the 6-pack case handle breaking from the weight and swaying around while riding, in that pic above.

As for the U-lock, BikeBlogger has a pretty good method, using a rubber spacer block and some Velcro straps:

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I remembered this old BF thread where somebody DIY a u-lock holder from an old belt, and google actually helped me find it!

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vi...t-content.html
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Go grab an old belt at goodwill and make one yourself.

Personally I either A: leave my lock at work, or B: ride with a pannier.
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