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Sometimes I need a basket, sometimes I don't.  This is just a simple way to hang a basket from the bars with the ease of a fast removal.  This particular basket is re-purposed from an old garden hose reel.

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With the simple use of some bungee strap ends, I'm able to hang this recycled basket from my bars. When I don't need it it pops off in a snap.
 
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snoo1 year ago
can you go off road with it
onrust (author)  snoo1 year ago
Yes, I have since added a Velcro strap around the goose neck for such endeavors. But honestly I just ride street and it works fine.
snoo onrust1 year ago
would it work on a mountain bike since the handle bar is almost straight?
onrust (author)  snoo1 year ago
Yes but each bike is different. I would switch this same basket from this bike to my Giant with a straight bar.
iceng2 years ago
Your ible struck me into my disappearing baskets.

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onrust (author)  iceng2 years ago
I like your baskets but I tend to wreck those. My re-purposed basket is more my budget and style. I also don't have to keep up a pretty pink bike for my lady. That would make a huge difference.
sunshiine2 years ago
This is something my hubby would do! He keeps bungees around, they do have many uses! I like your pictures.Thanks for sharing! Hope your day shiines!
Sunshiine