A bike computer sits on a wooden background. The back of the bike computer has a 3D printed attachment with two white translucent zip ties running through the back.

We appreciate hacks that hold devices out of the trash heap, and [Brieuc du Maugouër] has us included with this 3D printable alternative mount he built for his bike GPS.

1 of the most disheartening strategies a gadget can fall short is when a little, but crucial section of the unit fails. [du Maugouër] blended a 3D printed again and 4 M2x6mm screws to make a sturdy new mount to replace the broken OEM mount on his handlebar-mounted GPS. Slots for zip tie mounting are bundled in case the substitution mount breaks ahead of still an additional substitution can be printed. Seemingly [du Maugouër] agrees with Chief O’Brien that “in a crunch, I would not like to be caught without having a second backup.” [Youtube]

It is interesting that we’re eventually in a time when 3D printed replacement parts are living up to their probable. This would be a whole lot less complicated if extra manufacturers posted 3D printed design and style files instead of finding them pulled from 3D file platforms, but makers will come across a way no matter of OEM approval.

We have protected a great deal of bicycle hacks over the yrs together with Do it yourself Bike Computers and GPS Trackers. Do you have a project that keeps one thing from becoming trash or could possibly conserve the earth a further way? There is continue to time to enter the Preserve the World Wildcard round of the Hackaday Prize (closes Oct 16th).

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