Sneak Peek: Wald 33WR Woven Reed Basket

Wald Woven Reed Basket
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Wald Woven Reed Basket
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Wald Woven Reed Basket
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The new 33WR from Wald is an absolutely gorgeous, yet perfectly practical, woven reed bicycle basket carried on a quick-release handlebar mount. This attractive basket is a perfect accessory for a bike like the Betty Foy (shown above) or any practical bike used for running errands, commuting, etc. Details below:

  • Limited edition woven reed handmade bicycle basket (includes handlebar mounts and canvas liner as shown)
  • Designed by Wald and handmade by Jan Treesh, a Lexington, KY artisan
  • Each basket is individually numbered, dated, signed, and will come with a Certificate of Authenticity
  • Approximate size is 13″ X 10″ X 8 3/4″ deep (each individual basket is unique)
  • Handlebar mounts and basket support are made by Wald in Maysville, KY (mounts fit up to 1″ diameter handlebar)
  • Canvas liner is made by Inertia Designs
  • Approximate retail price will be $100.00 including shipping

Because each basket is individually handcrafted in Kentucky by basket weaving artisan Jan Treesh, the 33WR will only be available on a limited basis. Please check the Wald website this summer for availability.

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Discolsure: Wald is a sponsor of this website and provided the basket for this pre-review.

7 Responses to “Sneak Peek: Wald 33WR Woven Reed Basket”

  • Joy says:

    Nothing to do with the Wald basket… although I do admire their products and have one of my own mounted on the rear rack of my steed. Anyway, what catches my eye today is the handlebar mounted mirror on the lovely Betty Foy. Will you be so kind as to email the information (brand, etc.) regarding the mirror?

    Many thanks,
    Joy in Birmingham, AL

  • Pamela Dallas says:

    @Joy:

    I believe that is a B&M Cyclestar mirror. I have one on my HP Velotechnik Grasshopper short wheelbase recumbent, and like it very much. You can order them from Hostel Shoppe, which has always given me excellent service.

    Pamela

  • Alan says:

    That’s correct. Thanks, Pamela!

  • Dolan Halbrook says:

    Looks great, but $100 seems surprisingly steep for what it is.

  • Eddie Hurt says:

    @ Dolan: Yes, you may pass but others will be able to afford to pay for and appreciate the care and artistry of handiwork an individual craftsman in Kentucky produced. It’s not like buying an anonymously mass-produced product from (choose your Walmart source here).

  • Dolan Halbook says:

    @Eddie

    It’s not that I can’t afford it, it’s that I think $100 is a lot to ask for a front basket regardless of who makes it. Indeed it becomes a niche item. That’s fine and all, it’s just not typical of the vast majority of Wald’s products. Looks like a new direction for them.

  • Alan says:

    Wald has been working on this for a while and it’s definitely a departure for them. I think it’s great and I’m excited for them.

    Alan

 
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