Here's a picture of the geartie method in action.
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 9:05:54 AM UTC-5, Tom Wyland wrote:
> I have two bikes with baskets. One has a steering lock built into the
> headset. Very handy. On the other I use Nite Ize Gear Ties (18"). I put
> them through the wheel and around the downtube when parked. They are rubber
> coated wire, so they stay straight when you shove them through your spokes.
> Much less fussy than using straps or bungees.
> Here's a link: http://www.niteize.com/product/Gear-Tie-18.asp
> On Friday, June 9, 2017 at 3:46:24 PM UTC-4, Ash wrote:
>> Happy Friday everyone!
>> Today my Appa made its first 24 mile commute to work, with my laptop bag
>> and bunch of other things in the front on Mark's rack/Wald's basket combo.
>> With all that weight in the front, keeping the bike stable while not
>> moving was a big problem. This is because the steering mechanism would
>> turn all the way to the right or left, causing the bike to move and fall.
>> Perhaps the solution is to somehow lock the front wheel to the down tube.
>> Quick search on the inter webs told me that there used to be something
>> called Flickstand. It doesn't exist anymore.
>> How do you folks deal with this situation? Velcro the wheel to down tube
>> maybe? Is there a better option?
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