Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Jul 2016 18:43:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Change a Mountain Bike Tube Without Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-a-Mountain-Bike-Tube-Without-Tools/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:14:19 PDT
Single Wheel Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Wheel-Bicycle-Trailer-1/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:24:08 PDT
DIY Bike LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-LED-Lights/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:38:08 PDT
How to tune your back derailleur http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tune-Your-Back-Derailleur/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:06:42 PDT
Bike Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Shed/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:06:31 PDT
A Rebuilt Ergonomic Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Rebuilt-Ergonomic-Bicycle-Saddle/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:35:57 PDT
Chainsaw Bike!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Bike/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:17:44 PDT
Magnetic Bike Light: 5 Minute Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bike-Light-5-Minute-Make/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:28:43 PDT
High Visibility Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Visibility-Vest/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 23:57:28 PDT
Bicycle Picnic Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Picknick-Box/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 05:59:16 PDT
DIY Bicycle Turn Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Turn-Signal/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:23:34 PDT
Bike Tire Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-Belt/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 19:02:03 PDT
Super effective DIY tire levers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Effective-DIY-Tire-Levers/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:35:15 PDT
Bike Trailer Shopping Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Shopping-Cart/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:15:17 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Canoe-Cart/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 19:33:43 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Proof-Utility-Storage-Unit-a-Low-Tech-Solutio/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:23:46 PDT
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessen-the-Chance-of-Your-Bike-Getting-Stolen/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:39:05 PDT
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Helmet-Cover-Feathers-Flames/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:14:33 PDT
Hipsterize Your Bike Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Hipsterize-Your-Bike-Key/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 01:19:28 PDT
A multi tool cheap alternative – Small pouch from trashed inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Tool-Cheap-Alternative-Small-Bag-From-Tras/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 03:23:06 PDT
Neon Glow Bike with EL Wire Kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Glow-Bike-With-EL-Wire-Kits/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:30:57 PST
Upgrade Your Older Bicycle Frame with Modern V-Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Older-Bicycle-Frame-With-Cantilever-B/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:31:51 PST
Low Cost Bicycle Mobile Phone Mount Using (Old Deodorant Bottles) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Bicycle-Mobile-Phone-Mount-Using-Old-Deod/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 12:47:16 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST
Crazy Giant EYEBALL Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Giant-EYEBALL-Bike-Lights/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:03:19 PST
$5.00 Bicycle Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/500-Bicycle-Headlight/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:33:18 PST
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-LED-Bicycle-Light-V20-BigGun/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:13:43 PST
Bike Carrying Shoulder Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Carrying-Shoulder-Pad/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:13:44 PST
DIY Bicycle U-Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-U-Lock/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:12:59 PST
Shorten Your Lock-On Bicycle Grips http://www.instructables.com/id/Shorten-Your-Lock-On-Bicycle-Grips-1/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:27:47 PST
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Reverse-Steering-Bike/
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SMALL.jpg Marsh Here's something that will really develop your neuro-plasticity! A bicycle whose front wheel turns right when you turn the handlebars left and visa versa.Don't ask me why, because I don't have an answer. A friend wanted the bike and knew I could build it, so it fell to me to do so. Tools and Mater...
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:28:09 PST
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-wheel-hubs-and-joining-them-to-ca-1/
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This is a follow up to my original "Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims!" Instructable.The original can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-w...This Instructable is more off an idea provoker, a way to encourage anyone doing this sort of thing to think...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:57:07 PDT
Bamboo Hextubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Hextubes/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:19:38 PDT
Recycling a Laptop Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-a-Laptop-Battery-Pack-for-Bicycle-Lighti/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 13:33:15 PDT
Bent ply wood bike fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-ply-wood-bike-fender/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:27:29 PDT
How to lace a Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-Brooks-saddle/
How to lace a Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer I quite like to ride my bike, you should too, it is fun. Hopefully the saddle that comes with the bike is comfortable for you. If it is not allow me to recommend a Brooks saddle. They are made out of leather and are very comfortable. However, I am not here to sell you a saddle, I am here to remin...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:24:12 PDT
The new DIY U-lock holster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-new-DIY-U-lock-holster/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:32:38 PDT
Foldable Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Bike-Trailer/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 04:35:21 PDT
6-buck bicycle rear rack from repurposed materials http://www.instructables.com/id/6-buck-bicycle-rear-rack-from-repurposed-materials/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:29:39 PDT
Old Backpack to Bicycle Frame Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Backpack-to-Bicycle-Frame-Bag/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:35:10 PDT
How to build a bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bike-trailer-1/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 14:32:07 PDT
Mudflap for Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mudflap-for-Bike-Lovers/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:18:56 PDT
Restore your seemingly totalled bicycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-your-seemingly-totalled-bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:58:32 PDT
Restoring Vintage Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Vintage-Bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:59:56 PDT
Foldable bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-foldable-bike/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 02:57:04 PDT
bicycle wood fender http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-wood-fender/
bicycle wood fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Let me say that fenders on a bike are not always stylish accessories, especially if plastic parts (except if it's reuse). Nevertheless when it's raining they become essential, so that leaves us with a question, install fenders or not?For my all-day city-bike I decided to make my own stylish fenders ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:07:12 PDT
cargo-racebike http://www.instructables.com/id/cargo-racebike/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:50:59 PDT
Sparking Bike Light/Bug Zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparking-Bike-LightBug-Zapper/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:59:24 PDT
HPV-QUADRICYCLE FOR TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/HPV-QUADRICYCLE-FOR-TWO/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:52:22 PDT