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No Weld Bicycle Trailer Hitch

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This is a complementary instructable to the No Weld Bike Trailer. This instructable will show you a quick air hose coupling based trailer hitch, that connects to that trailer.


 
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Step 1: Supplies

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The supply list for this hitch is well under 5 bucks, here is what i used:
1 Male Airhose coupling
1 1/4" bolt
1 1/4" nut
1 U bolt (1 and 1/4")

Drill
Drill bits necessary to complete the job.

Step 2: Drill the Ubolt Plate

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Most Ubolts will come with a metal plate, Drill into this with a standard drill bit about 1/4"

Step 3: Put the Bolt and Nut On

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Put the nut on the bolt and the put the bolt through the metal plate like the picture below.

Step 4: Thread The Airhose Coupling On

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Thread the airhose coupling onto the bolt, Use 2 wrenches to tighten everything down sufficiently.

Step 5: Put it on the Ubolt

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Put the bolt onto the ubolt like so:

Step 6: Attach to the seatpost

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Lastly attach the hardware to your seat post and ride! If you don't want to scratch your bike seat post, wrap it in an inner tube. Use a crescent wrench to tighten it down. 
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