Mountain Bike Backpack

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Introduction: Mountain Bike Backpack

Hi everyone, my name is Víctor Hernández. I write from Chile. In my free time I like riding the bike. I'm an amateur downhill runner. For this reason I try to reach new routes in more difficult and inaccessible hills. In this routes carrying the bike over the head is not the best option moreover, it can be really dangerous. In the context of the bikes challenge I thought in developing my "eternal in construction project" a Mountain bike Backpack to carry the bike comfortably and safely.

Materials:

- Wood strip 2cm x 5cm x 2m.

- Hardboard 25cmx60cm.

-Sponge.

-Resistant fabric.

-Nails.

-Screw 1 cm-1.5cm of length.

-Straps: 2.5cmx1m and 5cmx1m.

-Brooches to straps.

-Needle and thread.

Step 1: Cutting the Wood and Backboard

We need cutting the wood following the annexed plains. You will have 6 pieces of wood and the backboard. The backboard measures 60cmx25cm.

Step 2: Nail the Wood

Follow the picture for assemble the structure. I tight it together with nails but you can use screws and glue. I annexed the plains of assemble to more detailed information.

Step 3: Cutting Fabric for Shoulders Pads and Low Back Pads

I used an old jean but any resistant fabric is fine for the shoulder pads. I cut 30cm of length and the jeans have 15cm of width.

For the low back pad the fabric has to be resistant because support most of all bike's weight.I cut 40cmx70cm of fabric.

Step 4: Cuttins Pad's Fill

For more comfort I used sponge to fill the pads. Depending of the sponge thickness cut the necessary to fill the pads (low back pads and shoulders pads). You don't need measures just keep in mind that you have to be able to close the pad.

Step 5: Cutting Straps

To make the backpack we need straps. I used 5cm strap to hip and 2.5cm to shoulder.

For the 5cm strap I cut:

-1x20cm

-1x40cm

For the 2.5cm straps I cut:

-2x40cm

-2x30cm

Step 6: Sew Straps, Fabric and Brooches

Take the fill and put it inside of the pads, then sew the fabric and the straps like in the pictures (It's not my best work lol). Leave an opening in the hip pad.

The 2.5cmx30cm straps goes with the shoulders pads.

Step 7: Assemble

You have all parts! just follow the pictures and get a amazing mountain bike backpack.

Step 8: Final Result

Here you can see the final result.

I hope you liked it.

Goodbye everybody.

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    12 Comments

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    Yonatan24
    Yonatan24

    1 year ago

    You could also zip tie a spare inner tube to the backpack, and it would act as cushioning for the bike, as well as be there in case of a puncture (we've all been there!)

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    pitonhh
    pitonhh

    Reply 1 year ago

    Hi Yonatan24! your ideas are greats! In version 2 I will implement the ideas of the comments and my new ideas. The objective is design a backpack to carry the bike but also to use it as an ordinary backpack.

    Thank you for your comments Yonatan24!! have a nice day!

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    Yonatan24
    Yonatan24

    1 year ago

    What a simple and great idea! I always end up having to carry my bike in front of me, making it very difficult to walk and jump.
    You could probably also use a rope to stop the handlebars from hitting you.

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    NirL
    NirL

    1 year ago

    great idea!! Maybe add something to hold the wheel too?
    Thanks for sharing!!

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    pitonhh
    pitonhh

    Reply 1 year ago

    Good idea! I will can use a similar straps system to hold the wheel. I take note for the version 2. thanks for your comment!

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    NirL
    NirL

    Reply 1 year ago

    Waiting to see that version too :)
    good luck in the contest!

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    _kuyenray_
    _kuyenray_

    1 year ago

    Great invention Victor! Nice work :)

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    pitonhh
    pitonhh

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thanks for your comment _kuyenray_ :3!

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    Marve48
    Marve48

    1 year ago

    Great idea.

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    pitonhh
    pitonhh

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thanks Marve48!

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    seamster
    seamster

    1 year ago

    What a unique, clever solution. Nice work!

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    pitonhh
    pitonhh

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thanks!