Alternatively you can buy some "pipe end / 2way / 3way clamps" and do it yourself
That's good. One of the problems I was thinking about was how do I get a shop to prototype or mockup the work. Cut & Tack is the answer to that question.cut & tack weld it together. Fit it to the bike loosely to make sure everything lines up.(easier to tweak it now). take it off bike for final welding.
And the satisfaction when you build something by yourself = priceless 👍If you have never welded, I would encourage you to think about trying it. A $250 dollar flux core welder makes it shockingly easy. Bending mild steel pipe can be as simple or sophisticated as you want. For years I had no bender at all. I would just cut a few "pie" pieces out of the inside of the curve so it bends easily to the appropriate angle and then weld it back. It really is as simple as running a hot melt glue gun, but with steel.
Plus, this will make all kinds of other things possible, like a rear wheel paddock stand, custom mounts to use Dewalt tool boxes as paniers, fancy modern steel and glass furniture, making your trailer stronger, etc etc etc x 1,000.
The welder might pay for itself on this first job. Second job almost certainly. And there are 8,000 videos on YT to teach you anything you could possibly want to know about bending and welding and fabricating. It's like a minor super power. Zero judgement if you don't want to go down that path, but it's a tremendous amount of fun.
Can you please advise where you can source these items? I Googled "pipe end / 2way / 3way clamps" and nothing similar came up. Thanks!
try "display rack clamps or rack scaffold connector" also in "sailboats and marine bimini hardware"Can you please advise where you can source these items? I Googled "pipe end / 2way / 3way clamps" and nothing similar came up. Thanks!