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    Yeah, I love a nice rack!!

    But they don't make one to fit Fatty's, or all my other bikes. Two spots empty right now but one will be filled with my new 9-0-7 when it gets here in September. The other is open cause I sold my Superfly. Now I need another cross country 29 er. My wife's other cruiser has a kick stand so it's not pictured here. Yeah, I love a nice rack!!-rack-4.jpgYeah, I love a nice rack!!-rack-6.jpgYeah, I love a nice rack!!-rack-3.jpgYeah, I love a nice rack!!-rack-1.jpg

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    Wow, that is quite a rack! How many hours?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtuck1 View Post
    Wow, that is quite a rack! How many hours?
    I usually design on the fly so there is a lot of stopping and thinking along the way. If I had just sat down and designed it with no mistakes that had to be redone I could have done it in two days.
    I prefer to design things in the field!

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    Too Cool

    And if you don't glue the last end together, it is expandable!

    Using copper would be expensive but very cool looking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tripower View Post
    And if you don't glue the last end together, it is expandable!

    Using copper would be expensive but very cool looking.
    Still expandable, all you need is a saw and more glue!

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    Four day weekend ahead. I think I will build one.

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    Great idea!

    Huuummm...maybe an idea for the P/U bed.

    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sand Rat View Post
    Great idea!

    Huuummm...maybe an idea for the P/U bed.

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    This is not the one for that. mtuck1 has built one for the truck. Mike chime in with a picture please.

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    Nice. I'm going to have to borrow that concept

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    Yeah, I love a nice rack!!-dscn0987.jpg

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    Thanks Mike. Sand Rat, this is what you need for your truck.

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    Where do you get those fat bike suspension forks?

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    Mendon Cycle Smith

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    Yeah, I love a nice rack!!-image.jpgAs an alternative you can make this without the vertical part with 2x4s in under 2 hours- my girlfriend did just that in our basement. With 2x4s the part that sits on the floor will hold the bike upright. She used pairs of 2x4s spaced to fit the specific widths of each bike in our quiver.

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    Is it PVC (sewer plumbing stuff) or iron?
    I think the PVC piping idea is really smart and also i am going to borrow your idea. (Y).

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcappy View Post
    Thanks Mike. Sand Rat, this is what you need for your truck.
    Gcappy, my thanks to you and Mike, haven't got an idea figured out yet, but something along Mikes idea in PVC; (for perhaps lighter weight?)
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    I'm just as impressed with all that uncluttered space in your garage as I am with the rack!

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithcreek View Post
    I'm just as impressed with all that uncluttered space in your garage as I am with the rack!
    The rack idea motivated the clean up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willum View Post
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ID:	827530As an alternative you can make this without the vertical part with 2x4s in under 2 hours- my girlfriend did just that in our basement. With 2x4s the part that sits on the floor will hold the bike upright. She used pairs of 2x4s spaced to fit the specific widths of each bike in our quiver.
    My new rack will be transported to the basement for the winter along with all the bikes. I got this idea because of my lack of wall space. Originally I wanted to hang them all from the wall.

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    gcappy, I was thinking you must be single but when I noticed the tandem I figured the wife must park her vehicle outside.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alphazz View Post
    gcappy, I was thinking you must be single but when I noticed the tandem I figured the wife must park her vehicle outside.
    Oh yeah, married almost thirty years, (this time). My wife parks in the garage. There is plenty of room. The rack is about 11' long and fits between the man door and her access door. The door it blocks is never used any way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alphazz View Post
    gcappy, I was thinking you must be single but when I noticed the tandem I figured the wife must park her vehicle outside.
    Gcappy; are you not the guy who had HIS bike stolen...










    by his WIFE...?
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    That's correct. You can see it there in the picture all decked out and fitted for her. My new 9-0-7 190 McGrath is scheduled to arrive by the end of September. Of course I will adorn it with the new Lefty sitting in the corner waiting. mtuck1 and his wife will not be the only Leftified fat couple in upstate NY.

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