Home made bike rack

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  1. kex66

    kex66 Read Only Funster

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    Not really Motorhome related but I know a few on here may have pick up truck or trailers so thought I would share this.

    Had a problem with trasporting 4 x mountain bikes on the pick up without the bikes getting damaged. Found a few bike racks designed for pick ups but at £600 I thought I would build one myself out of plumbing waste pipe[​IMG]


    The bike rack can be used anywhere including in our 6' x 4' plastic shed or just placed outside and is extremely light and strong.

    Total cost including the cement glue was £40 but that was from Wickes and I'm sure going to a plumbing supplier would work out cheaper still. I saved on joints for the middle section by cutting pipe, shaping the ends and glueing into place and then duck taping for added strength.

    Placing the bikes alternatively front/ back allows for 4 x adult bikes to be stored in a relatively small space[​IMG]
     

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  2. coffeeroffey

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    Very clever idea, you might have a market for this !!:Smile:
     
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  3. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Excellent, nice job

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    Ours wasn't so successful

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    Work of art.

    Seen worse thinks in art galleries worth thousands.
     
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