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Old 05-17-22, 01:09 PM
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Wald Basket

I was thinking of getting a Wald # 151 (dropped) front basket so I could pick up more things at the store, with my bike. Is that the best one to use in the Wald line-up? I like it because it's 15" across and that should fit my Wabi Fixed Gear commuter with Drop Bars just fine. What do you think?
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Old 05-17-22, 01:38 PM
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Sure. But I'd ditch the Wald mounting hardware and get something like a rando rack and zip tie the basket to the rack.
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There are actually a few companies which make quick release baskets. I liked these on my upright bike because I could take them into the store and then use as a shopping basket. No need to reload. Plus you can take it off when not needed.
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Which company makes Quick release baskets? been looking for a solution for some time now
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I think Wald makes a few different models. Check on Amazon or your LBS for the models that fit your needs.
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Which company makes Quick release baskets? been looking for a solution for some time now
axiom, topeak, wald, there's a bunch just google quick release basket for bike.

Personally I would go wald 137 or 139 and just use a bag. the quick release baskets just wont hold enough weight for me.
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Old 05-18-22, 06:20 AM
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I was thinking of getting a Wald # 151 (dropped) front basket so I could pick up more things at the store, with my bike. Is that the best one to use in the Wald line-up? I like it because it's 15" across and that should fit my Wabi Fixed Gear commuter with Drop Bars just fine. What do you think?
make sure you have room for the 151 that basket is pretty deep... I think we use the 198 on most of the city bikes at the Coop they are pretty nice for tall items.
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Old 05-22-22, 10:46 PM
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Drop handlebars and front baskets ... eef... it can be done, but why? You need just the right basket and it helps if the bars are a compact bend. The Wabi bars look kind of Pista'ish as you would expect. Trouble ahead. I also don't see any eyelets on their frames. Also as one would expect. So how do you mount a Wald rack? Their legs don't play nice with Q/R axles, they really want 3/8" but you can use eyelets if your frame has them. I'm rocking this on the front end of my cargo bike. The basket is zip tied to the rack frame which does not steer with the front wheels. This is a good thing. On my road racer if I feel like using it for shopping I have this. It can hold a scary amount of weight. Get the next size down and thank me later.
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Old 05-23-22, 02:07 AM
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Try this one

https://www.blackburndesign.com/p/lo...200000032.html
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Old 05-23-22, 04:15 AM
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All good ideas! I was looking for something cheap and easy to put on the Wabi Classic (F.G.) that I use for Commuting. I'll keep looking for something that fits my needs. I was thinking of getting something like Zach G. (The fixed Gear Guy.) has on his bike. Anyone know what type of basket he is using?
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Old 05-23-22, 08:04 AM
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pretty sure he has a wald 137 half basket.
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