How to Make a Cheap Hard Saddle Bag for Bicycles

Put together a very practical (and inexpensive) saddle bag for your bike for storage of wallets, cell phones or tools.

Steps

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    Find a suitable plastic container. Find something durable that will not break easily.
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    Mark holes for where the plastic container will be mounted on the bike with a marker.
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    Drill the holes.
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    Obtain two large zip ties.
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    Insert the zip ties into the holes you made.
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    Cut some duct tape and place it over the holes. This will make your container weatherproof.
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    Grab a can of spray paint and paint it if desired.
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    Strap it to the back of the brackets of your bike seat.
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    Cut the excess zip ties.
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    Place your wallet, mobile phone or tools into your new saddle bag.
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    Replace the cover.
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    You're done! Now your stuff is safe from the elements!

Things You'll Need

  • Bicycle
  • Plastic container
  • Zip ties
  • Drill
  • Cutter
  • Duct tape

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