Improvised Bike Cover


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Improvised Bike Cover

Postby OldZX11Rider » Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:44 pm



Today my daughter brought me a pair of bed sheets and asked if I could use them out in the shop. One of the sheets had a hole tore in it.
My first thought was no, I didn't want them but then I changed my mind and took them.
I have a bike cover but don't use it in the shop. Dust is not that bad. But I decided to use the sheets to cover the bike.
I draped the flat sheet over the back of the bike and up over the seat.
The other sheet is a fitted sheet with the elastic corners. I draped it over the front of the bike and then the light bulb came on! :idea:
I "hooked" a corner under the headlight and "hooked" the other end under the boot. It worked! :shock:
Of course it's not like a fitted cover but it will keep the dust off. :D
Oh I don't know what size it is. Maybe a double, queen size at most.
I don't think they'll hurt the windshield, they're cotton.


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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby minimac » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:56 pm

Re purposing! One mans junk is anothers treasure.

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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby OldZX11Rider » Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:11 pm

And like Jeff Foxworthy might say...
If your bike cover used to be your bed cover...you might be a redneck. :lol:
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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby NVSB4 » Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:32 pm

Yeah, but does it match the color scheme of your bike?
Have you bedazzled it to add that chrome look?
Then you are a redneck. :lol:
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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby OldZX11Rider » Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:51 pm

Hmmmm....no, it doesn't match the bike. Maybe some tinsel from last years Christmas tree would look nice on there?
Just a little though, don't want it looking too gaudy. :lol:
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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby OldZX11Rider » Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:54 pm

(People might think it's a HD cover with too much tinsel.)
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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby FM-USA » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:14 pm

Magic Marker on that sheet,...
"No HD under this cover. Try down the street."

Maybe let the kids go at it with crayons? (OFF the bike ;) )
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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby OldZX11Rider » Wed Jul 20, 2016 8:41 am

Some good ideas! Grandkids, crayons, magic markers, maybe a can or two of spray paint, what could go wrong? :D
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Re: Improvised Bike Cover

Postby FM-USA » Wed Jul 20, 2016 8:44 am

OldZX11Rider wrote:Some good ideas! Grandkids, crayons, magic markers, maybe a can or two of spray paint, what could go wrong? :D

ummmm... a new fad in bike covers?
Get ready for LOADS of sales. :D
(Dreaming GOOD THINGS)

Crayons are wax, might be water resistant. ;)


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