Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:33:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm going to show you how to hack a cheap LED light making a useful Brake Light for your bicycle.It's a really simple and easy project but I took some photos to make this instructable more understandable. Follow the next steps to understand how I made it.If you want t...
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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/
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SMALL.jpg IbniH For a cyclist, getting punched tire is a common situation. However when we're in a middle of nowhere, it sure become a headache. Plus, if we're in any kind of situations and then we think we should bring something along.Or, lending a hand to an unfortunate cyclist.I have a way to do that. Firstly, w...
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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/
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SMALL.jpg akullerkann With new bike season already starting it is good idea to insure that your bike is well protected against theft. Every year 3.5 million bikes get stolen in Europe alone so this is no joke! In this instructables I will share small trick on how I made my velocipede less appealing for thieves. Most stol...
By: akullerkann

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:39:05 PDT
Cycle-car http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-car/
Cycle-car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/X8S2/IMZ670E6/FZ5X8S2IMZ670E6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/X8S2/IMZ670E6/FZ5X8S2IMZ670E6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/X8S2/IMZ670E6/FZ5X8S2IMZ670E6.SMALL.jpg VikramA2 In every country all over the world the pollution problems are very high , we have smoke coming from cars , busses, industries and homes. So this made me think how, I , as a citizen of my country , a citizen of this world want to eradicate the pollution problem and make this world a more eco-friendl...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:56:17 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/
Hipsterize Your Bike Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/JMPO/IMP63GKI/FNIJMPOIMP63GKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/JMPO/IMP63GKI/FNIJMPOIMP63GKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/JMPO/IMP63GKI/FNIJMPOIMP63GKI.SMALL.jpg dtextor So you've got a fixie bike. That's cute. But if you're using a bike lock with the mother of all ugly keys, it won't do you any good in terms of street cred. It's attention to detail that will make you stand out of the crowd. Maybe.So my bike just got stolen (they shall burn in hell) and I had to get...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 01:19:28 PDT
A multi tool cheap alternative – Small seath from trashed inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Tool-Cheap-Alternative-Small-Bag-From-Tras/
A multi tool cheap alternative – Small seath from trashed inner tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/692M/IMMBDDD6/FJO692MIMMBDDD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/692M/IMMBDDD6/FJO692MIMMBDDD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/692M/IMMBDDD6/FJO692MIMMBDDD6.SMALL.jpg bicyclosis When you go for a ride, especially for a long one, it’s super important to have with you a multi tool in case you need to adjust your brakes, repair flats etc. Everybody knows that. In my experience the situations that requires some basic tools are so common I would dare to say it’s rare to go fo...
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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/
Upgrade Your Older Bicycle Frame with Modern V-Brakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/TOTF/IKH7IZ8Y/F3HTOTFIKH7IZ8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/TOTF/IKH7IZ8Y/F3HTOTFIKH7IZ8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/TOTF/IKH7IZ8Y/F3HTOTFIKH7IZ8Y.SMALL.jpg omnitasker Are you riding a bike without rear brakes because you can't find calipers that work for your frame/wheel combo? Do you have an older frame that you'd like to upgrade? If so, this is the instructable for you.Tools: TIG Welder Drill Press/Bits Wire WheelMaterials: Cantilever brake posts (new ones ...
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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/
Low Cost Bicycle Mobile Phone Mount Using (Old Deodorant Bottles) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SMALL.jpg MetalG1 Hi everyone i am back with my second instructable and this time i have come up with a low cost bicycle mount using old deo bottles.I was tired with my old plastic clamps as they, were breaking very frequently and each time they break i had to buy a new one , so i decided to make my own bicycle clamp...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 12:47:16 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
Bicycle Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SMALL.jpg bonercycle I have a nice tool roll which I received as "schwag" at a trade show. It does its job nicely without overdoing it. It only has 3 pockets, which I like, for a tube, an inflator and a multi-tool. For most on road riding I generally refuse to carry more. My one minor gripe with this tool roll is that I...
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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/
$5.00 Bicycle Headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SMALL.jpg Dr Frugal What you'll need: Five 1/2" Conduit hangers I bought mine at Lowe's for $0.50 each see attached link:Lowes 1/2" conduit hangers2 Ozark Trail 9-LED Mini Flashlight they come w/ batteries I got mine from Walmart for $1.00 each see attached link: Walmart Flashlights Joining the conduit hangers &...
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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/
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello, In my previous Instructable, I built a USB powered LED bicycle light, that worked very well, But for some reason (maybe because i bike at high speeds), there seems to be a visibility issue, as the cars and other bikers didn't see me passing, and i always had to stop suddenly , sometimes in a ...
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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/
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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/
Bamboo Hextubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SMALL.jpg lgrake Hex Tubes- The Basics Hextubes are bamboo/carbon fiber composite tubes that are strong, stiff, lightweight, and relatively easy to construct with basic woodshop tools.I’ve been making these things for a few years now, and I’ve figured out some techniques that seem to work pretty efficiently, but I a...
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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/
Recycling a Laptop Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SMALL.jpg scd I have found that often a laptop battery pack that has been discarded as bad as a laptop power source is still usable as a power source for other projects. Most laptop battery packs are internally constructed from 18650-size lithium cells. This instructable describes using cells from a laptop batter...
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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/
The new DIY U-lock holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SMALL.jpg bicyclosis After some days of experimentation I think I found the perfect DIY holster for U-Locks. Its ideal for bikes with small frames that don't have enough space for a holster, but It works beautifully on every kind and size of frame.It's easy to make with materials you have in your drawers.What you are ...
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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/
6-buck bicycle rear rack from repurposed materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/24W2/ICP0VTTO/FSP24W2ICP0VTTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/24W2/ICP0VTTO/FSP24W2ICP0VTTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/24W2/ICP0VTTO/FSP24W2ICP0VTTO.SMALL.jpg fpons I live in Toronto, the bike-theft capital of the world, so spending a lot of money in a bike could be a risky investment, but we like nice, functional stuff, so I came up with this rear carrier made almost entirely of recycled/ re-purposed materials. The only things I bought are the 4-inch L-bracket...
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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/
Mudflap for Bikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4IQK/I85QWQGT/FE04IQKI85QWQGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4IQK/I85QWQGT/FE04IQKI85QWQGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4IQK/I85QWQGT/FE04IQKI85QWQGT.SMALL.jpg Benny Johansson How to make a mudflap for bicycle fenders (mudguards)./ Benny Make the mudflap Materials:- a sheet of plastic ( I have used a piece cut out from a lid ) size depends on fender width, see templates.- a zip-tie ( use black for weather resistance ) Tools: - a sharp knife and a pair of scissors - a...
By: Benny Johansson

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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 (for free on the train!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-foldable-bike/
Foldable bike (for free on the train!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SMALL.jpg lvandemaele Hi there! Occasionally, I take the train to another city in Belgium. When I arrive in the city, it's always very useful to have a bicycle. Unfortunately, I don't have one in every city and a folding bike is quite expensive if you only use it occasionally. That's why I made this foldable bike myself!...
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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 ...
By: andrea biffi

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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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By: moto-klasika

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:52:22 PDT
Upcycle A Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-A-Bicycle/
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By: AmateurHour

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:45:59 PDT
BIKE CHARRIOT Mark I. Aka Bike Pooling Device. http://www.instructables.com/id/BIKE-CHARRIOT-Aka-Bike-Pooling-Device/
BIKE CHARRIOT Mark I. Aka Bike Pooling Device. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CY82/I8YBIOEA/FZ7CY82I8YBIOEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CY82/I8YBIOEA/FZ7CY82I8YBIOEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CY82/I8YBIOEA/FZ7CY82I8YBIOEA.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez Bicycling Commuting is a growing trend but some times the twist between car to bike its not as easy as you thought. Some hurdles pop out in the process,For instance. when my lovely wife just cant ride bike for fear or some other issues, well I had to ride with the company of my kids and wife stay...
By: Mr.Sanchez

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:41:16 PDT
Simple Singlespeed Conversion [SSC] http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Singlespeed-Conversion-SSC/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:43:40 PDT
Repaint your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Repaint-your-Bicycle/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:53:49 PDT
Vintage Style Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-Bike-Trailer/
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By: ThriftStore Hacker

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:18:08 PDT
Modern Penny Farthing http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Penny-Farthing/
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By: bac19

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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:38:43 PDT
Quadrocycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadrocycle/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:10:52 PDT
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SMALL.jpg thaisons_corner I have been wanting to purchase a Bike repair stand for quite sometime now but I have always been a little uneasy about paying over $100 for a stand. I found a few DIY pages and read through them and decided to take everything I saw and make something a little more simple with things you can pick u...
By: thaisons_corner

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:57 PDT
Cheap wooden bicycle fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wooden-bicycle-fender/
Cheap wooden bicycle fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/BX96/I8H67GCK/FDKBX96I8H67GCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/BX96/I8H67GCK/FDKBX96I8H67GCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/BX96/I8H67GCK/FDKBX96I8H67GCK.SMALL.jpg tomezu This is an easy afternoon project how to build your own wooden bicycle fenderYou need:- Thin wood (1mm)- Aluminium bar (mine are 4mm)- Glue- Paint1. step cut the wood in strips maching your tyre size, you need 4 per fender.2. step mark on plastic or paper the size of the diameter of your fenders.3. ...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:24:31 PDT
Portable Bicycle Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Water-Pump/
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By: Treadmaps

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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 22:37:02 PDT
Chalk-O-Lot, The Mega Sidewalk Bike Chalk Grinder with Street Chalk! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalk-O-Lot-The-Mega-Sidewalk-Bike-Chalk-Grinder-w/
Chalk-O-Lot, The Mega Sidewalk Bike Chalk Grinder with Street Chalk! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SMALL.jpg Treadmaps Introducing the "Chalk-O-Lot" - a super-sized sidewalk chalk writer for your bike. Simple and straightforward to create. You're kids will be decorating the sidewalks in no time.Parts list. One 1/4 x 4 inch threaded rod with 2 nuts and washers or you could use a ZipTie for this. One 36 inch long x ...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 18:09:19 PDT
Wooden bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bicycle/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 08:15:09 PDT
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Skid-Chair-Feet-From-Recycled-Inner-Tube/
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid We have beautiful hardwood floors in our house and I want to be sure they stay scratch free for years to come. I knew there was a reason why I saved my old Inner Tubes, I'm not crazy after all. I'm going to make protective feet for our furniture to prevent future scuffs.Tools Needed: Scissors Pen Gl...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:58:37 PDT
Internal cable on any bike frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Internal-cable-on-any-bike-frame/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:18:03 PDT