Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - trailer - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:28:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-for-heavy-cargo/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jogging-stroller-bike-trailer-hack-conversion/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:02 PDT
biga, the bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/biga-the-bike-trailer/
biga, the bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi In support of a bicycle workshop I have decided with my friends to build a trailer to carry the tools around the city.We were not skilled in welding iron frames, but that didn't stop us, and with some advice we succeeded in building a nice, strong, and effective trailer, which remembers me an ancien...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:28:33 PDT
Bike Hitch - from rear fork of another bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Hitch-from-rear-fork-of-another-bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LMIV/HNSDZYMO/F4HLMIVHNSDZYMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LMIV/HNSDZYMO/F4HLMIVHNSDZYMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LMIV/HNSDZYMO/F4HLMIVHNSDZYMO.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan Steps: See that the neighbor put a bike in the trash Remove rear tires, brakes, and seat. Cutoff the rear fork of garbage bike with angle grinder and cutt-off blade (wear face and body protection) Take the nuts off the rear wheel of the good bike (leave wheel in place) Fit t...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:48:57 PST
Heavy loads Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-loads-Bike-Trailer/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 06:27:54 PDT
Bike Kayak Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Kayak-Trailer/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 08:16:01 PDT
Bicycle Trailer Hitch (to Luggage Rack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Hitch-to-Luggage-Rack/
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Sat, 11 May 2013 11:09:40 PDT
From beat down pram to shiny kids-trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/From-beat-down-pram-to-shiny-kids-trailer/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 14:53:33 PDT
Mini Teardrop Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Teardrop-Trailer/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 19:20:49 PST
I built this bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/I-built-this-bike-trailer/
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 08:58:16 PST
Canoe Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Trailer-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/HZ8A/H9T4CI4U/FC8HZ8AH9T4CI4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/HZ8A/H9T4CI4U/FC8HZ8AH9T4CI4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/HZ8A/H9T4CI4U/FC8HZ8AH9T4CI4U.SMALL.jpg RedShedProjects This is an update to a previous Instructable which you may want to read to fully understand this one. It can be found here. I decided to publish an update to my Bike Trailer Instructable as I have had the trailer nearly 8 months and, more importantly, it reached the 100th trip milestone the other d...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:06:40 PST
Bicycle cart from recycled camp cot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-cart-from-recycled-camp-cot/
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 13:30:31 PDT
Simple No-Weld Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-No-Weld-Bike-Trailer/
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Wed, 23 May 2012 13:40:25 PDT
Race car bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-bike-trailer-haul-your-kid-in-style/
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 23:08:42 PDT
Bicycle Cargo Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Cargo-Trailer/
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Thu, 3 May 2012 19:40:56 PDT
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-5/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/6BZP/GYQFMRBV/FR36BZPGYQFMRBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/6BZP/GYQFMRBV/FR36BZPGYQFMRBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/6BZP/GYQFMRBV/FR36BZPGYQFMRBV.SMALL.jpg RedShedProjects If you only want details of the build without the background; look for the different stages/parts in bold. Ever since I started biking I had wanted to expand my options and make a trailer and then when I started kayaking I found the perfect excuse to make a trailer - for my boat. This would mean I ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:31:36 PST
Converting a Bicycle Child Trailer into a Cargo Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-Child-Trailer-for-a-Bicycle-to-a-Carg/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2012 14:54:53 PST
Quick Hitch for bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Hitch-for-bike-trailer/
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By: Sindrone

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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 14:47:15 PST
Kiddie Bike Trailer, all grown up http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiddie-Bike-Trailer-all-grown-up/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 18:04:10 PST
Hotrod bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hotrod-bike-trailer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/B634/GOQY3CS1/FF4B634GOQY3CS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/B634/GOQY3CS1/FF4B634GOQY3CS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/B634/GOQY3CS1/FF4B634GOQY3CS1.SMALL.jpg fischer99 I was inspired by this instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Baron-Childs-Bicycle-Trailer/ I decided to modify the design a bit and make a hotrod for my kiddo with red interior and flames.  The material is all purchased from the local hardware store.  The base is a 1" x16" 36" pine.  The ...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 17:53:24 PDT
My version of a YAK Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/My-version-of-a-YAK-Bike-Trailer/
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Tue, 31 May 2011 18:52:00 PDT
Red Baron Child's Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Baron-Childs-Bicycle-Trailer/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 21:02:25 PDT
Hammer Time! Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammer-Time-Bike-Trailer/
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 16:30:18 PST
Bike Party Sound Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Party-Sound-Trailer/
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 20:52:49 PST
Build a Bicycle Sidecar http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bicycle-Sidecar/
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Thu, 1 Jul 2010 08:49:20 PDT
Homemade Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bicycle-Trailer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/971E/GGAOZ5EV/F6Q971EGGAOZ5EV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/971E/GGAOZ5EV/F6Q971EGGAOZ5EV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/971E/GGAOZ5EV/F6Q971EGGAOZ5EV.SMALL.jpg calischs In the summer of 2008, I downloaded the plans for the "Deep and Short" bike trailer available here.  I was about to move into Grinnell College's EcoHouse, a house full of Grinnell students committed to decreasing their environmental impact and helping the college test new sustainable technology on i...
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Tue, 9 Nov 2010 09:27:24 PST
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-1/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:17:46 PST
Easy Bike Trailer Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bike-Trailer-Hitch/
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Fri, 6 Aug 2010 14:42:06 PDT
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Childs-Bicycle-Trailer-into-a-Cargo-Tra/
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 After 7 years of loyal service, our bicycle trailer was of no use anymore because our children cycle by themselves. However, as our type of cycling trips shifted to longer distances (multiple days), we required a luggage trailer instead. Instead of investing in a cargo trailer or building one, I de...
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 08:13:45 PDT
No Weld Bicycle Trailer Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Bicycle-Trailer-Hitch/
No Weld Bicycle Trailer Hitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/6SNU/GC4G0WGU/FFU6SNUGC4G0WGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/6SNU/GC4G0WGU/FFU6SNUGC4G0WGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/6SNU/GC4G0WGU/FFU6SNUGC4G0WGU.SMALL.jpg frenzy 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. Supplies The supply list for this hitch is well under 5 bucks, here is what i used: 1 Male Airhose coupling 1 1/4" bo...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2010 14:15:54 PDT
No Weld Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Bike-Trailer/
No Weld Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/QNUC/H4AGIZKE/FP0QNUCH4AGIZKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/QNUC/H4AGIZKE/FP0QNUCH4AGIZKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/QNUC/H4AGIZKE/FP0QNUCH4AGIZKE.SMALL.jpg frenzy This project seeks to make bike trailer building easy and cheap! Bike trailers are extremely useful and enable cyclists to carry heavy or weird loads easily. This project was made for under 30 dollars using mostly found objects. If i had to buy everything i used it would cost around 60. Wheel ...
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 11:51:37 PDT
Tow a Boat with a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tow-a-Boat-with-a-Bike/
Tow a Boat with a Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SMALL.jpg hpstoutharrow If you live near a lake but not on the lake; a bike boat trailer is the way to tow your small boat to the neighborhood lake. This trailer is made from black iron pipe and wheelbarrow wheels. It uses standard threaded pipe fittings so there is no welding involved. The boat is 9 feet long and wei...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 18:53:21 PDT
Bike Trailer -- tough and light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-tough-and-light/
Bike Trailer -- tough and light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/540Q/FWYHW54L/FX4540QFWYHW54L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/540Q/FWYHW54L/FX4540QFWYHW54L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/540Q/FWYHW54L/FX4540QFWYHW54L.SMALL.jpg arcraven Instructions on how to build a tough and light bicycle trailer out of standard light gauge angle iron found at the hardware store. This design is tough, relatively light, easy to build and easy to customize. Collect Tools Tools required for this job include --HammerChiselHack sawAdjustable wrenc...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 20:12:01 PDT
Blistering Barnacles, Another Bicycle Trailer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Blistering-Barnacles-Another-Bicycle-Trailer/
Blistering Barnacles, Another Bicycle Trailer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/82KD/FLA1LHK5/FKO82KDFLA1LHK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/82KD/FLA1LHK5/FKO82KDFLA1LHK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/82KD/FLA1LHK5/FKO82KDFLA1LHK5.SMALL.jpg Iconoclastic Technocrat I wanted a simple bike trailer that would be lightweight, strong, weather-resistant and simple to make. My design was affected by the materials that I had on hand from other (home) construction projects, so there may be better hardware-store parts available for certain steps. I was not overly conc...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2008 05:17:29 PDT
Carrito (kayak cart for your bike) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carrito-kayak-cart-for-your-bike/
Carrito (kayak cart for your bike) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/4QCC/FKD1LZQR/FPJ4QCCFKD1LZQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/4QCC/FKD1LZQR/FPJ4QCCFKD1LZQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/4QCC/FKD1LZQR/FPJ4QCCFKD1LZQR.SMALL.jpg hypokampito // ENG // A simple and nice PVC kayak cart to be towed with your bike.I have a kayak, I don't have a car, and I didn't want any metal trailer that could be expensive, heavy and rusty. I checked around a little and was inspired by some folks. Finally I made my own design. There are great ideas out ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 15:31:35 PDT
A bike trailer? That's unheard of! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-bike-trailer--Thats-unheard-of/
A bike trailer? That's unheard of! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/A6QO/FFRD41U6/F4CA6QOFFRD41U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/A6QO/FFRD41U6/F4CA6QOFFRD41U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/A6QO/FFRD41U6/F4CA6QOFFRD41U6.SMALL.jpg MN218 Here's another bike trailer, yep, another one. I did one thing that I haven't seen anyone else do so I thought I might as well post. Find your frame I built my last bike trailer from scratch, but I had a full metal shop at my disposal, I was stressed out that I didn't have a bike trailer until I...
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Sun, 4 May 2008 17:04:35 PDT
Bicycle cargo trailer--200 lb capacity, $30 for parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-cargo-trailer--200-lb-capacity%2c-%2430-for-pa/
Bicycle cargo trailer--200 lb capacity, $30 for parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/9BF3/O8HEP27V6KX/FKX9BF3O8HEP27V6KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/9BF3/O8HEP27V6KX/FKX9BF3O8HEP27V6KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/9BF3/O8HEP27V6KX/FKX9BF3O8HEP27V6KX.SMALL.jpg aaron This bicycle trailer is made from 1/2" EMT conduit that is bent and brazed into a frame. It uses scavenged bicycle wheels, has a plywood cargo bed, and can be modified for any use easily. The frame alone weighs 15lbs, and with a hitch, plywood, and wheels it weighs 25lbs or so. It carries 200 lbs sa...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2006 17:40:41 PST
Bike Trailer and Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-and-Cargo-Bike/
Bike Trailer and Cargo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/LY0H/FA190FPN/F86LY0HFA190FPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/LY0H/FA190FPN/F86LY0HFA190FPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/LY0H/FA190FPN/F86LY0HFA190FPN.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Here's my current favorite cargo bike and bike trailer.The wagon has wheelchair hubs with rims and pneumatic tires from a mountain bike.The wagon frame is lashed together from hockey sticks and other sticks. It's strong and easy to change. It's survived years of heavy scavenging at [miters.mit.edu M...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2007 15:48:57 PST
Bicycle trailer hitch and fishing rod holder combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-hitch-and-fishing-rod-holder-combo/
Bicycle trailer hitch and fishing rod holder combo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/V3UO/F90577AF/FFLV3UOF90577AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/V3UO/F90577AF/FFLV3UOF90577AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/V3UO/F90577AF/FFLV3UOF90577AF.SMALL.jpg watermelon Have multiple applications you want a single project to serve? Here is an example of a single project designed to accommodate two uses. I had many sources for inspiration including one of the instructables' examples that uses a plastic bin, hose, spring and a quick connector. The first trailer I bu...
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Tue, 27 Nov 2007 10:18:00 PST
bicycle trailer. http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-trailer./
bicycle trailer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/MJGM/3A3EP27QJDD/F4SMJGM3A3EP27QJDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/MJGM/3A3EP27QJDD/F4SMJGM3A3EP27QJDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/MJGM/3A3EP27QJDD/F4SMJGM3A3EP27QJDD.SMALL.jpg saul this is the finished bicycle trailer. I built it principally because i had all the components lying around and needed a bicycle trailer. many substitutions for the different parts are available, so this is more of an overview and general conceptual how-to on building bicycle trailers. plastic bi...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2005 17:11:01 PDT
Yet Another Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Bicycle-Trailer/
Yet Another Bicycle Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/0SGZ/F6S98MLU/FMW0SGZF6S98MLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/0SGZ/F6S98MLU/FMW0SGZF6S98MLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/0SGZ/F6S98MLU/FMW0SGZF6S98MLU.SMALL.jpg Bats22 There are plenty of other great bicycle trailers on Instructables, but I thought I'd post my own. Some of the key points: no welding is required for this trailer, and it is built (mostly) from items from Home Depot and spare bicycle parts. This trailer was built over time, with a couple of iterati...
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Sun, 30 Sep 2007 15:13:24 PDT
bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/bike-trailer/
bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/BD6E/F37OW7WT/FJDBD6EF37OW7WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/BD6E/F37OW7WT/FJDBD6EF37OW7WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/BD6E/F37OW7WT/FJDBD6EF37OW7WT.SMALL.jpg rocknrollskwurl this is a cargo bike trailer for towing whatever and can be made on budget for like 10-20 dollars parts needed -metal pipe -small bolts and skrews -tub or cooler of some sort -golf bag caddy (get them at thrift stores) -caribeaner -strap/rope tools needed -drill (drill press best) -wrenches -screw...
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Fri, 22 Jun 2007 12:31:07 PDT