town&countrybiker


I Heart Old Innertubes
June 18, 2009, 1:14 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

PIC-0040I hardly ever ride my road bike anymore, but I still keep a couple of old inner tubes around as they seem to com in handy.

The pic above attempts to show a bracket for my Planet Bike headlamp. While the bracket itself has some rubber on it, it was not enough to hold the light firmly on the bars.

I took one of my old road tubes and cut off about an inch, and then cut a slice down the middle. I then stuck it around the bars and put the bracket over it and tightened the clamp.

The light no longer moves. While it is not that elegant to look at, it sure works well. I even repeated the procedure with the vintage German bell that I found at a houses ale.

Advertisements

Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: