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Holes In Metal Fenders

Metal fenders offer a bunch of benefits over their plastic counterparts.  They are often lighter, offer better coverage of the tire, the rolled lip reduces side spray, they generally look nicer, etc.  One of the challenges of the fender though … Continue reading

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New Secula Tail Light

As part of the recent rebuild of my personal Rambler I included a new dynamo powered tail light.  THe B&M Secula is looking to be one of the better options for 2014 and I wanted some first hand experience with … Continue reading

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Front Fender Tips

There are more than a few ways to mount the front fender to the crown of the fork, ranging from the modern angle bracket to the vintage daruma bolt.  Most of the common solutions involve a joining piece of some … Continue reading

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Mounting Mark’s Rack on a Rambler

At the current time the Mark’s Rack made by Nitto is the best option available for fitting a small front rack to your Rambler as a bag or basket support.  It has all of the hardware needed to mount and … Continue reading

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Upper Porteur Mounting

Earlier we had talked about fitting the Porteur racks at the front dropout, and today we will be showing how to get this done up at the top. This is another area that we feel the current racks on the … Continue reading

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Porteur Rack Fitting at Dropout

With more Ramblers starting to head out into the world I am starting to get more questions on selection and fitting of accessories like racks and fenders.  One of the challenges in transitioning from a one-off custom Rando bike with … Continue reading

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