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So first off let me say the cycle rack is amazing. With 4 bungee cords at all time, I can strap down anything (at least so far!)



one thing I am usually concerned about is trying to strap down small things. What I am curious about is if there is some sort of "fanny pack" or any other attachment people can permanantly affix (but take off if needed) to it to carry smaller items?



Sometimes I picture just strapping down a plastic milk carton on the top and just throwing grocery bags in there, but that seems tacky.



Thanks all!
 

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Tell yer O.C. friends it's "Shabby Chic", and roll widdit




The hardest part is knowing which markets and liquor stores to hang out behind in order to get the proper color selection. "Shabby chic" or not, failure to color-coordinate is gauche and inexcusable.
 

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Tell yer O.C. friends it's "Shabby Chic", and roll widdit




The hardest part is knowing which markets and liquor stores to hang out behind in order to get the proper color selection. "Shabby chic" or not, failure to color-coordinate is gauche and inexcusable.


Ha! I have a milk crate but it has only been on the bike twice. I use a bungee net and it hasn't let me down yet. If you have really small things just roll em up in a plastic grocery bag and hook the "handles" of the bag onto one of the hooks.
 

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Back in 1988 I got 7 to 11 in the state pen for illegal use of a "milk crate". Lucky me, I got out on good behavior after 3yr's as I was able to get the Wardens TW running again.
Gerry



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if I ever get another job, likely I won't have time to post this 'stupid' stuff.
 

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I have a Pelican case my brother gave me mounted to the cyclerack. The main reason I got it was for some lockable storage. It also works well for the small stuff, and I have a bungee net over that for larger items. Others have salvaged a variety of cases from power tool cases to luggage, etc. You can find cases that are tasteful if you look around. Milk crates are way handy and versatile, though.
 

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Back in 1988 I got 7 to 11 in the state pen for illegal use of a "milk crate". Luck me, I got out on good behavior after 3yr's as I was able to get the Wardens TW running again.
Gerry



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if I ever get another job, likely I won't have time to post this 'stupid' stuff.


WTF!
Are you serious? Everyone on a moped around here has a milk crate strapped to the back.
 

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I built a set of panniers out of 50 cal ammo cans, bolted them to the cycleracks saddlebag hangers. Works great
 

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Get some panniers, a fender bag, or a tank bag. I'd say a tank bag or small tailbag would be the best for things of that nature.
 

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...Sometimes I picture just strapping down a plastic milk carton on the top and just throwing grocery bags in there, but that seems tacky...
I cannot believe you just called me, "tacky."







Actually, I kind of agree with you, but it has just come in so handy. It will hold a 6 gallon propane tank, five gallons of used motor oil, multiple bags of groceries with 10 dozen eggs bungeed to the front and I would not be afraid to strap a small chain saw to it.



For a while I just carried an old gym bag with me. It was small enough it would fit rolled up inside a big pocket and it was big enough to hold quite a bit. For small items, it would keep them from falling through the cracks with bungees attached.
 

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WTF!
Are you serious? Everyone on a moped around here has a milk crate strapped to the back.


Guess you would have to say I am a rebel. I look trouble in the eye and say 'what ya gonna do about it'.... Besides, I HAVE a milk crate license.
Gerry





 

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I miss my old Trail 90's. On one I shoehorned a ATC110 motor in it




Look close and you can see the pull start handle.









The early ones like this 67 had the seat too far forward for me and my back was wiped out after 30minutes every time. . I had a milk crate on this one all the time.
 

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I cannot believe you just called me, "tacky."



Actually, I kind of agree with you, but it has just come in so handy. It will hold a 6 gallon propane tank, five gallons of used motor oil, multiple bags of groceries with 10 dozen eggs bungeed to the front and I would not be afraid to strap a small chain saw to it.



For a while I just carried an old gym bag with me. It was small enough it would fit rolled up inside a big pocket and it was big enough to hold quite a bit. For small items, it would keep them from falling through the cracks with bungees attached.


me too...





holds enough for me...or a 30 pack if you're really thirsty


 

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And after a hard day of riding, you can use your handy dandy (borrowed) milk crate like looking thing for a maintenance stand!




 

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And after a hard day of riding, you can use your handy dandy (borrowed) milk crate like looking thing for a maintenance stand!


That's perfect. I was using my old Rubbermaid pedestal toolbox, after emptying out the tools. If I bothered to buy a stand I would have a place to sit, but I like your idea.
 

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Dont be hatin the milk crates. They do make good work stands, hold bubba kegs, diaper bags, helmets and all kinds of goodies. Oh they also make a good backrest for the little man. Here's my cyclerack add-on. I made an adapter plate and mounted it to the cycle rack pannier. I was going to do the 20mm ammo cans but stumbled acroos these boxes for free.

 

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They do . . . hold bubba kegs, diaper bags, helmets and all kinds of goodies. Oh they also make a good backrest for the little man.


That's a great smile - No, not yours, your little man's. I've been know to smile like that when I mount my bike too.
 
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