Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle - fun Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:02:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Bicycle Chain Tensioner
DIY Bicycle Chain Tensioner - More DIY How To Projects]]> GuitarGuyJames Chain tensioners and guides are often used in "extreme" mountain biking such as downhill, freeride, and fourcross. They are used to stop the chain from bouncing around and falling off. However, they are very expensive for a simple item, generally ranging from 30 to over 100 euros. This is a simple w...
By: GuitarGuyJames

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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 12:54:35 PDT
How To Lose 50lbs. The Fun Way!
How To Lose 50lbs. The Fun Way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman Notice that the title proclaims "the fun way", not "the easy way", as so many diet/exercise/fitness/dance/workout modalities do.  Losing weight is NOT easy!  But it can be fun, and the most fun way I know is riding the bicycle.  I have included before and after photos for your perusal as testimony t...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:00:14 PDT
AlleyCats: Treasure Hunts On Your Bicycle.
AlleyCats: Treasure Hunts On Your Bicycle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gareth0123 AlleyCats are more usually associated with Bike Messengers riding either fixed gear, or single speed bicycles as they race around a city passing through several checkpoints where a task may also have to be accomplished. Here in Norwich in the United Kingdom, we do things slightly differently, h...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 06:54:12 PST
Motorized Bike LiquidLightning This is the motorized bike I built today. Hope you like it! It started with a 26" Avigo Ridgedale Mens cruiser. Brakes are coaster style, but I'm going to add front disc brakes soon. I fitted on a 66cc Skyhawk bike engine. Runs up to around 30 mph. Gets 140ish miles per gallon. Very comfortable to ...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 23:33:28 PDT
Mountain Bicycle Chopper
Mountain Bicycle Chopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> husamwadi Hey, ever wanted the power to see peoples heads turn?, get that hot girl of your dreams (the validity of this statement is unknown :P ), or just want to look freakin cool? Then you should invest in building your own chopper bicycle! Its fun, not so easy, but still fun! lets get started. This ...
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Mon, 23 May 2011 15:28:58 PDT
Antique Bicycle
Antique Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> carlitos Picture yourself riding one of these, and you will be the talk of the town. Here I'll show you how to build your own antique bike like the Ordinary Bicycle, also called a Penny-Farthing -- common in the 1880s which became an iconic symbol for transportation history.  With an old bike, a f...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:21:03 PST
Electroluminescent Mountain Bike
Electroluminescent Mountain Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> QuackMasterDan This guide offers you the chance to implement electroluminescent wire (EL Wire) and LED strings to light up the night while riding safe, shiny, and highly stylish. Electroluminescent Wire, also called EL Wire, is a copper cable coated in a reactive paint. By forcing electricity to jump through the ...
By: QuackMasterDan

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Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:13:25 PDT
How To Skitch on a Bicycle (Grab onto a moving Car)
How To Skitch on a Bicycle (Grab onto a moving Car) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elevatormajor 'Warning: Nothing in this instructable is suggesting that you actually go out and try this. Skitching can be extremely dangerous and by no circumstance should anybody ever do it period. Also cigarette's are bad, don't drink if your pregnant and keep knives away from kids...And limit exposure to rock...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2008 15:24:26 PST
Planning a good daily cycle route.
Planning a good daily cycle route. - More DIY How To Projects]]> killerjackalope So yet another cycling 'ible from me, this one's been prompted by the fact that I've taken up having a daily cycle in my free time while the weather's good. The idea is to get a nice daily cycle route, just for the sake of cycling, for both leisure and fitness, cycling's a great way to relax and is...
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Tue, 13 May 2008 16:58:31 PDT
Killerjackalope's guide to urban cycling
Killerjackalope's guide to urban cycling - More DIY How To Projects]]> killerjackalope Ok whether it be simply for work or play a bike is great way to get around town, as always there are innumerable risk factors and both upsides and downsides...This is just a basic guide to help you:*Choose your bike for town*Help you keep safe*Get around fast*Learn a few tricks and tips I've collect...
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Thu, 1 May 2008 13:07:07 PDT