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I saw this idea by Walnut Studiolo on Kickstarter. The version I created is made from paracord and aluminum bar. It attaches by loops and Chinese button knots. Below ...
To get a proper curve for the handle I bent 1/2" X 1/8" aluminum bar over a paint can. This curve was too round so I opened back ...
Using a chisel and hammer I cut the bar so it was a little wider than my hand.
I eased any sharp edges with a scouring wheel. Next I went over the entire handle with 250 grit sand paper to give it a brushed finish.
I tied two button knots on separate pieces of paracord (check out the intro for a video on how to tie that knot). I then stacked the loops ...
To install the handle you simply loop around the frame and over the button knots. Now you can carry your bike with paracord style.
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