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Build a sound system for your bicycle and entertain your friends. The speakers are designed to fit within the frame and can be easily removed. My sy...
Here are some of the things you will need to get started. 1. A good pair of tin snips. 2. Velcro Tape. 3. Pliers 4. Wrench 5. Sharpie 6. Spray P...
Check your local hardware store for sheets of HVAC aluminum ducting. My local store was out so I went to Home Despot. They had several shapes and si...
Sonic Impact Portable T-Amp Digital Audio Amplifier. This is a battery powered 15 watts per channel stereo amplifier. It costs about $30 new. It ru...
Sonic Impact Stick-On Speaker SoundPad Pair. These run about $20. These speakers stick to any flat surface turning it into a speaker. In this proje...
You will need a source for your sounds. I use and iPod wraped in an iSkin for protection. You can't be too careful these days. The best part about ...
You will need a bike. This is my '68 Schwinn Racer, made right here in Chicago.
Using a large section of cardboard, posterboard, or paper outline the inside of your bike frame. This will help you cut your aluminum speakers to the...
Cut out your stencil. Now you have the shape of your frame so you can chop your aluminum down to size.
Use your stencil to cut two speaker planes out of your aluminum sheet. Don't worry about the excess aluminum. It will be bent in the next step.
Make sure you make each plane slightly smaller than the area of your frame so it doesn't rattle and scratch your paint.
Cut two even parts from the belt. About 10 inches each should do. Drill 2 holes through the aluminum planes, one towards the front and one towards th...
Stick the speakers on the inside of the panels. Place one higher and one lower so they will not hit each other when they are hanging back to back. I...
I spliced some female RCA jacks onto my speaker wire so I could easily remove my amp from my bike.
My Sonic T-amp came with long male RCA speaker cables. I trimed them to about 6 inches so they wouldn't get caught in the front wheel.
On my first test run, I just set the T-Amp in the basket. I hit a pothole and almost lost it. Luckily, I caught it due to my incredible Nintendo ref...
I stick one side of the velcro tape around the handle bars. The other side wraps around the basket and attaches to the bars holding the basket in pla...
Plug the 1/8" line into the iPod and the line in on the amp. Plug the speakers into the amp. Slowly crank up the ipod and the amp. If either source...
I painted mine to match my frame. I'm working on a stencil and logo to spice it up a bit more. Any suggestions?
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Posted:May 31, 2006
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