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Del Cruiser’s “junkfiets” project
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Del Cruiser has been working on building a “bakfiets” (box bike/cargo bike) from junked bikes and parts. He’s keeping a photojournal of his progress on Flickr.

This project was inspired by the “Carrier Pidgeon” , which is a chinese-made imitation that has a shorter payload.

By nature, bakfiets take some time getting used to due to the elongated front payload. I liked the Carrier Pidgeon because it wasn’t as long as traditional bakfiets and should be easier to maneuver.

Junkfiets Project

4 thoughts on “Del Cruiser’s “junkfiets” project

  1. The title should read ‘Junkfiets’ instead of ‘Junkfiet’, as ‘fiets’ is a bike in Dutch.

    Which leaves ‘bakfiet’ which needs an trailing ‘s’.

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