Published on March 20th, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker


Spinning with BRADA

Materials: BRADA laptop support, PVC pipe/tee, nuts/bolts, hacksaw, sand paper, drill

Recently purchased a indoor bike and wanted the ability to read at decent angle or use a tablet (really helps the time fly!). Had the BRADA laptop support lying around, but it didn’t quite fit the bill (too low of an angle angle unstable).

All I did was cut a small segment of 1 1/2″ PVC in half for the front ‘feet’ supports to prevent the BRADA from slipping down and 2 PVC Ts connect to each other with 1″ PVC to make the back support to give it just the right angle.

All pieces are secured to the BRADA using short/small nuts and bolts.

The grips on the bike handles make this apparatus surprisingly stable.

~ Mike

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2 Responses to Spinning with BRADA

  1. Anonymous says:

    Is it just me or are the handlebars on backwards? Could it be redesigned with the bars facing the other direction (I often change positions on my stationary bike out of boredom)?

    • Mike says:

      they are backwards, nice catch…it helps when you want to ride more upright…the handle bars have limited up and down adjustment

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