Picture of Bike pannier (front & rear)
Driving a bike is better for the environment than driving a car. But what if you have to carry a lot?
Therefor a pannier could be handy.

In this instructable we are going to create 1 front- and 2 rear-wheel panniers.

This instructable is part of a system called Coffee Cycle:
Biodegradable flower pots out of coffee grounds!
Coffee grounds collector
Burlap sack for bicycle basket

Tell me more about the Coffee Cycle project!

Step 1: Preparation

Picture of Preparation
Make a drawing of the box you want to make and collect all the materials you need.

- Wire frame 150x100cm with a 5cm spacing between the wire mesh
- Plier/wire cutter
- Straight piece of wood
- Measuring tape
- Plastic straps (not pictured)


Boygasmo1 year ago

I've been wanting to buy a basket for my bike for a while now but saw this last week, I was inspired to build my own! The difficulty level would be around 4 out of 10. Only because I had no bolt cutter, only my plier! My hands were sore afterward but its well worth it! Also I would suggest using metal file for the edges as not to cut yourself. Also I would suggest using electricity tape / shrink wrap to cover cut and exposed wires so not to cut yourself biking!

I used tie raps to secure the basket to my bike. Its very secure and I love it! Thanks for the tutorial! You rock!

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64Anthonyp1 year ago
Thanks buddy. Reminds me of my experience at http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Frame-Bike-Pannier But yours so much better described and written up. Like the front basket.