Big Dummy Rear Light Mount
by pefozzy, published
Use This Project
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
This is a mounting bracket to attach a flashy rear light to your Surly Big Dummy or other Xtracycle cargo bike.
The Surly Big Dummy doesn't have a great place to mount a flashing rear light. Mounting a light on the seatpost isn't a good spot, since you could be carrying a kid or cargo on the rear rack. Mounting a light on the deck isn't a good option either, as it would get in the way of cargo or the rear grab handle. So, perfect opportunity to come up with something new.
This bracket is designed to hold a Niterider Solas rear light or similar, but could be easily modified.
The part has nut traps for a 5mm hex nut for the clamp and a 4mm hex nut for the flashing light. Use a 5mm socket head cap screw for the clamp. Tighten the 5mm only as much as necessary to hold the clamp in place. If you over-tighten it, you might crack the part.
The Thru-hole in the mount is to run a zip-tie through the mount and around the rack frame for extra security.
I've included solidworks files for your modification. The main file is the master- change that and the clamp and body should automatically update.
Use at your own risk.
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingPrint Fulfilment
Order a print of this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Big Dummy Rear Light Mount by pefozzy is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving pefozzy a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure pefozzy would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).