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Hi, not sure if this is in the right place as I've only just started using this...

I have removed the spare wheel off the back of my 2b as it's no longer a legal requirement. If anyone else has done this what have you done with the part of the frame it sits on? Mine currently is just sticking out and it's a bit of an eye sore! 


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Before chopping off flush with the rear end -- consider that the wheel hoop is possibly protecting the fuel tank if rear ended.  ( which has occurred with Florin )

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that's a good point however it's sticks out so far! I could weld the loop back on after cutting off at the bottom of the tub to have the added protection for the tank

On 4/30/2021 at 6:15 PM, Bob Tucker said:


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DSCF9348.JPG.2cd9c51e0e1336d1fc956811b3ad4cad.JPGProbably not the look you're after -- Florin's hoop was cut of & fitted with a tow ball -- which in this pic is under the "picnic  basket"  (Which contains all Florin's needs -oil/water/spares.

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I am so jealous about the Robinhood rear tyre hoop. Keep it on, it will be great for spare tyre, tow hitch and extra protection for crash.

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