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Need creative or obvious way to carry single golf club on the bike

Old 07-01-22, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
To be fair the amount of people telling him to mount it to the top tube (where something as heavy as a golf club could easily come loose and get caught up in a wheel)
Seriously? Have you ever held a golf club?
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Old 07-01-22, 09:15 AM
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Do you really think anyone reads these tomes you post? Brevity is your friend.
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
To be fair the amount of people telling him to mount it to the top tube (where something as heavy as a golf club could easily come loose and get caught up in a wheel) shows that even stupid questions can have dumber answers. OP learn to ride one handed... or your backpack idea isn't terrible but id rather just ride one handed. You really dont need much skill. "hopping curves" is much harder than riding one handed and you have to do that on your 5 minute commute

You seriously think it is a difficult technical challenge to fasten the club securely enough for a 5 minute ride?! 1 tie right behind the club head, the other three quarters or so up the shaft. Club head closest to the front wheel. Just use some velcro strips that cinch tight, and the thing ain't moving over that kind of distance.

And what the hell does "hopping curves" mean? Turning in midair?
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Old 07-01-22, 11:01 AM
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Just quit playing golf and concentrate on your cycling.

Personally, I got frustrated with golf. Never could seem to get the timing right on the little windmill vanes.

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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
To be fair the amount of people telling him to mount it to the top tube (where something as heavy as a golf club could easily come loose and get caught up in a wheel) shows that even stupid questions can have dumber answers.
And yet somehow countless smart people are able to secure much heavier things to their top tubes while touring and bikepacking. And like riding one-handed is safer.

Think harder before you post. If that's possible.
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Old 07-01-22, 11:15 AM
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Brevity is your friend.
Ergo, he has no friends.
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Do you really think anyone reads these tomes you post? Brevity is your friend.
I read them , but only out of guilt. If somebody goes through all that trouble kinda' thing.
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Old 07-01-22, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
And yet somehow countless smart people are able to secure much heavier things to their top tubes while touring and bikepacking. And like riding one-handed is safer.

Think harder before you post. If that's possible.
Yeah, where there's a will, there'a a way.




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Seriously, duck tape. cheap and effective and that bike is screaming for some duck tape.
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Old 07-01-22, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
To be fair the amount of people telling him to mount it to the top tube (where something as heavy as a golf club could easily come loose and get caught up in a wheel) shows that even stupid questions can have dumber answers. OP learn to ride one handed... or your backpack idea isn't terrible but id rather just ride one handed. You really dont need much skill. "hopping curves" is much harder than riding one handed and you have to do that on your 5 minute commute
Which hand should you use for riding and which one for holding the club?

Does it matter if you are right handed or left handed?

John
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Do you really think anyone reads these tomes you post? Brevity is your friend.

Don't you think it's completely apt that the posts of a guy called Vintage Schwinn would be ridiculously overbuilt?
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OP could also just ride one handed.

I fetch the recycling and garbage containers using my bike, I roll them using the left arm and ride with the right arm.
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Old 07-01-22, 02:17 PM
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Yeah, where there's a will, there'a a way.




Are those Surly bonds?
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Old 07-01-22, 07:25 PM
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No one has asked the really important questions yet - how tall is he and what club is he carrying? Is he 6’3” and carrying a pitching wedge or is he 5’2” trying to carry a driver with an oversized titanium head??? Get all of the info before posting recommendations, folks.
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If you go with this, you can carry a driver and an iron and live out a Braveheart fantasy whilst riding to the soccer field.
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Old 07-01-22, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post

And what the hell does "hopping curves" mean? Turning in midair?
I took it to mean bunny hopping onto a curb, probably with a lateral movement as well.
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Originally Posted by 70sSanO View Post
Which hand should you use for riding and which one for holding the club?

Does it matter if you are right handed or left handed?

John
I like to carry with my dominant hand but it shouldn't matter
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Are those Surly bonds?
The Surliest.
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Tape a plastic club divider tube to the top tube, slide the club in and secure the clubhead.

50 years ago I rode my bike to the pro shop to pick up a Ping putter I had ordered. That was the solution we found and I'm still using that putter today.
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
I like to carry with my dominant hand but it shouldn't matter
That makes sense. I know when I ride one handed I use my dominant hand to retrieve a water bottle, check a saddle bag, etc.

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Old 07-02-22, 04:32 AM
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Polo style. Then you’ll be ready to take out side view mirrors of anyone who’s parked in the bike lane.
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Seriously, how many ways can there be to accommodate a relatively small object for a 5 minute ride?

OP keeps disproving the old saying about there being no such thing as a stupid question.
A golf club is a small object? Not it's several feet long. You used the word stupid, not me, but it applies.
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Originally Posted by beng1 View Post
I rode across town with a weed-eater on my back the other day by taking a length of it's string and tying it to each end of it to make a sling that I could put over my shoulder like a messenger bag.
Sling is no a bad idea, but I would need to bring scissors to remove string before use
and use new string each time
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Originally Posted by CheGiantForLife View Post
A golf club is a small object? Not it's several feet long. You used the word stupid, not me, but it applies.

Small is relative. See above where I said I've carried a cello on a bike. Also several feet long and much wider than a golf club.

​​​​​I agree, your golf club question is stupid. I think you know where you should put your golf club.
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Originally Posted by GhostRider62 View Post
OP could also just ride one handed.

I fetch the recycling and garbage containers using my bike, I roll them using the left arm and ride with the right arm.
I have to ride up a steep hill, navigate a busy intersection, and hop several curbs while crossing the street
all during this 5 min. ride
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