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Old deer cart modified into bicycle trailer.

Old 01-30-15, 11:59 AM
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Old deer cart modified into bicycle trailer.



I couldn't see spending $300-$500 on a store bought trailer. I had this deer cart laying around and being a fabricator by trade it only made sense to modify and make the deer cart work. So far it works great, just waiting for the snow to melt so i can give it the test it needs. I have a 120 mile trip planned this summer and I plan on using it to haul all the camping gear.
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Old 01-30-15, 12:42 PM
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The rack and water bottle hoop is an interesting idea. Nice!
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Old 01-30-15, 01:00 PM
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Thanks, I wanted to utilize what I could keeping in mind of long rides and overnight rides.
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Old 03-14-15, 07:59 AM
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That's awesome.
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Old 03-14-15, 08:08 AM
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So are you saying it's no longer used for hauling your bucks around? I'd say it beats tying it to the hood of your 63' Cadillac. Nice job...
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I submit for your consideration that the trailer itself needs to have light mounts and probably side and rear reflectors. You would not want somebody to see you bike past and drive through your trailer. I have nearly had that happen in the dark with a very obvious short trailer. Likewise, you don't want load to mask your rear bicycle lights leaving you "dark". My trailers have their own lights independent of the bicycles. On my Winchester, I even have a front facing headlight mounted under the "drawbar" to help frontal visibility for oncoming traffic.
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Impressive!

Not being a hunter, I had to look up "deer cart." Never heard of the idea. Makes sense.
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Elk trailers out here.. easily mistaken for a folding twin sized bed frame.
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