Super easy

Time: ~half hour


-old cantilever brake bars
-filing device(s) (I used both a hand file and a wheel grinder)
-drill: if your brake holes aren't already big enough

Step 1: Select the "right" arm

Select the "right" arm (see picture)
<p>This was an EXCELLENT FIX!!!<br><br>I was given the &quot;Master Cycle&quot; trailer without the bike hitch.<br><br>In Addition to making the Hitch; I cut and drilled holes in an old broken bungee strap to use as spacer cushions, so as not to have the metal washer and metal hitch against my bike frame and ruin the paint.<br><br>Thanks for the repair share =^)</p>
do not understand.<br>could be clearer?
It is understandable and a very cool Idea for the pet or baby carriers rich people throw to the curb that forget to take off the original hitch off of their bike that came with it!!! This is particular for a rear axle being a skewer (quick release) type axle. What don't you understand maybe I can help?
it took me a moment to fully understand, this is brilliant! next time I go to my father's I am gonna have to scavenge the brake parts off the demolished bike there :D
If the curved arm of the trailer is on the left side, the flat part of the hitch caliper brake should be perpendicular to the axle, otherwise it's not possible to mount it through the axle, right? The picture shows the piece parallel to the axle and it's confusing :S
Nice. Good thinking. Worked great for me. I have 3 bikes so I am able to put a hitch on each bike. Thanks
Would be nice to see this in context of a whole bike, or at least a larger region of a bike. A complete picture of bike parts in their proper places just doesn't pop into my brain. :-)

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