Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:25:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Playmobile bicycle valve caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobile-bicycle-valve-caps/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:15:57 PDT
Custom Padded Bicycle Seat Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Padded-Bicycle-Seat-Cover/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:20:38 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT
DIY Leather Wrapped Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Leather-Wrapped-Bar/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:28:24 PDT
Ibike idash hinge fix - FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED! DO NOT DO THIS! http://www.instructables.com/id/ibike-idash-hinge-fix/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:30:35 PDT
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Bike-Seatpost-Mount/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:49:35 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Windmill/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:23:13 PDT
130 MPG BICYCLE http://www.instructables.com/id/130-MPG-BICYCLE/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:07:27 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Paint Your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Your-Bicycle/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:37:29 PDT
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-an-Old-Bicycle/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:20:45 PDT
Bicycle Maintenance 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Maintenance-101/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:51:15 PDT
Bicycle Lubrication: What, When, Where, How! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Lubrication-What-When-Where-How/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:48:42 PDT
My Carbon frame flop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Carbon-frame-flop/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:04:51 PDT
Cellphone bike mount from PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-bike-mount-from-PVC/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:47:22 PDT
Custom Reupholstered Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Reupholstered-Bicycle-Saddle/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:04:57 PDT
Painting Bike Frames! http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Bike-Frames/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 06:00:45 PDT
Yarn- Bomb Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Bomb-Bike-1/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 04:13:09 PDT
How to clean your bike chain and drivetrain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-your-bike-chain-and-drivetrain/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:16 PDT
bicyle rim tapes http://www.instructables.com/id/bicyle-rim-tapes/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 12:55:42 PDT
Replacement bracket for a Schwinn bicycle wicker basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-bracket-for-a-Schwinn-bicycle-wicker-b/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 18:23:27 PDT
Electric Trike w/Air Suspension http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-wAir-Suspension/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:47:34 PDT
Bicycle saddle bag from an old military backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-saddle-bag-from-an-old-military-backpack/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 09:34:46 PDT
How to fix sticky hydraulic disk brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-sticky-hydraulic-disk-brakes/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 22:36:18 PDT
Bike Reins http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Reins/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 19:25:05 PDT
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-a-walnut-triathlon-bicycle-frame/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:16:12 PDT
Open Source DIY Automatic Bike Tail Light 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Source-Light-Sensor-Kit-20/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 20:49:46 PDT
Bicycle Tow Rack - I Made It at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tow-Rack-I-Made-It-at-TechShop/
Bicycle Tow Rack - I Made It at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/D49R/HUNWWZ0X/FN8D49RHUNWWZ0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/D49R/HUNWWZ0X/FN8D49RHUNWWZ0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/D49R/HUNWWZ0X/FN8D49RHUNWWZ0X.SMALL.jpg pgarrow Problem... how do you bring home a bike from the bike shop when all you have is a bike to ride?It is my goal to be able to do all of my errands by bicycle. Unfortunately, one errand that I couldn’t do by bike is to pick up another bicycle at the bike shop, that is until now. In order to to solve...
By: pgarrow

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Thu, 1 May 2014 11:24:37 PDT
One Wheel Bike Trailer - I Made It at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Wheel-Bike-Trailer-I-Made-It-at-TechShop/
One Wheel Bike Trailer - I Made It at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/CQ95/HULS6T0L/F8ECQ95HULS6T0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/CQ95/HULS6T0L/F8ECQ95HULS6T0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/CQ95/HULS6T0L/F8ECQ95HULS6T0L.SMALL.jpg pgarrow Single wheel bicycle trailers are commercially available, but may cost $500 or more. This one was put together for about $50 in used parts and a few hours of work. I made it at TechShop, and so can you!http://www.techshop.ws/ The basic layout The plan calls for taking a front bicycle fork and whe...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:39:14 PDT
DIY Fox TALAS IFP Charging Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fox-TALAS-IFP-Charging-Tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/VBR2/HUEEL264/FDHVBR2HUEEL264.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/VBR2/HUEEL264/FDHVBR2HUEEL264.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/VBR2/HUEEL264/FDHVBR2HUEEL264.SMALL.jpg marpilli While servicing my first Fox TALAS I (first generation TALAS) fork, I realized I needed a Fox IFP Charging Tool to deflate and re-inflate the IFP chamber. I found the tool online for around $100. That seemed a little expensive and I wanted to find a DIY alternative if possible. There were several f...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:38:30 PDT
Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wall-Mount/
Bike Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SMALL.jpg Antonio Herrera In this instructable I will illustrate how to make an eye catching bike mount for the self motivated urban apartment dweller. The idea for this project sprouted when I myself was in the market for an artistic, good quality mount. I came across the Fixa mount, currently available on Etsy. I really li...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:32:58 PDT
Replacing a Freehub Body on a Rear Bicycle Wheel. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-Freehub-Body-on-a-Rear-Bicycle-Wheel/
Replacing a Freehub Body on a Rear Bicycle Wheel. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/K8WJ/HTN3JVQ0/FXNK8WJHTN3JVQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/K8WJ/HTN3JVQ0/FXNK8WJHTN3JVQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/K8WJ/HTN3JVQ0/FXNK8WJHTN3JVQ0.SMALL.jpg Snotflower I am learning more about bicycle maintenance by practicing on my own bike.  Last night my bike broke, I was pedaling, but the bike wasn't moving! We soon realized that the ratchet mechanism in the rear wheel was broken. So... Time to learn how to replace a freehub body! You will need: cass...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 06:40:12 PDT
Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-bottle-dynamo-giving-power-to-a-unusable-w/
Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LCIQ/HTLEA5EG/FRGLCIQHTLEA5EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LCIQ/HTLEA5EG/FRGLCIQHTLEA5EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LCIQ/HTLEA5EG/FRGLCIQHTLEA5EG.SMALL.jpg vukx Hello guys and girls, this is my first instructable. Do you have a wind-up torch that doesn’t work and a bicycle with bottle dynamo that you want to led-relight, then this instructable will be very easy and no cost to do! I have a 25 years old fixie that I love to ride. It had a classic system o...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:26:27 PDT
Bike pannier (front & rear) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-pannier-front-rear/
Bike pannier (front & rear) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SMALL.jpg TVG3000 Driving a bike is better for the environment than driving a car. But what if you have to carry a lot? Therefor a pannier could be handy. In this instructable we are going to create 1 front- and 2 rear-wheel panniers. This instructable is part of a system called Coffee Cycle: Biodegradable flower ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:19:20 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
How to build an Ergonomic Cycle Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-ergonomic-Cycle-Truck/
How to build an Ergonomic Cycle Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KAYK/HTD7QN9R/FTSKAYKHTD7QN9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KAYK/HTD7QN9R/FTSKAYKHTD7QN9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KAYK/HTD7QN9R/FTSKAYKHTD7QN9R.SMALL.jpg jawnn Design I got tired of falling over when climbing off my old bike fully loaded with cargo. I looked for one that had all the things that I needed, like easy dismount , full MTB gears (for climbing hills with cargo), and a front rack that would not affect the steering when fully loaded with 50lbs o...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:30:08 PDT
EASY Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bicycle-Camera-Mount/
EASY Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everybody! In this i'ble I will show you how to make by yourself two super easy, strong, practical and very cheap bicycle mounts for your cameras.The full project costs less than 2€ (actually I spent 0€ because I already had a useless bike bell and an unused mini tripod) and it's very fast (I mad...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:16:26 PDT
Converting a Mountain Bike to a Single Speed Bike. http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-mountain-bike-to-a-single-speed-bike/
Converting a Mountain Bike to a Single Speed Bike. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/74F2/HT558454/F1474F2HT558454.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/74F2/HT558454/F1474F2HT558454.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/74F2/HT558454/F1474F2HT558454.SMALL.jpg Snotflower I have recently had my bike taken apart and resprayed. I am trying to learn more about bike mechanics as I reassemble it, with the help of my bike mechanic beau. I never got on with the gears on the bike before the respray, so I have decided to turn the bike into a single speed machine. This Inst...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:59:17 PDT
How to make a "high-rider" Tall Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-high-rider-Tall-Bike/
How to make a "high-rider" Tall Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SMALL.jpg gkapriel Tall Bikes are a form of modified transportation that can be personalized by your choice of assemblage and bicycle selection. This particular style we call the "high-rider" for it's large front fork and similarity in design to a low-rider. Made by Gabriel Kaprielian and Garret Farmer. Find s...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:53:56 PDT
Single wheel bicycle trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-wheel-bicycle-trailer/
Single wheel bicycle trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DW1Z/HT2TZB7M/FIYDW1ZHT2TZB7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DW1Z/HT2TZB7M/FIYDW1ZHT2TZB7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DW1Z/HT2TZB7M/FIYDW1ZHT2TZB7M.SMALL.jpg mrgusler82 The idea came for this the first time I saw one of the "tag along" bikes for kids. I liked the idea of having a trailer that tracks with the bike. I ride on public roads and with a two wheeled trailer there is always concern about making sure of the position of the trailer on the road. This is just ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:56:46 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Skibike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Skibike/
How to Create a Downhill Skibike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Living in a frigid northern climate enables its residents to enjoy snow for many months during the winter. For avid mountain bikers, that can hinder the amount of riding time on fast, packed dirt trails. Not wanting to be slowed by snow in the winter months, I set out to combine my passion for mount...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:59:02 PDT
Saddlecover from an old Big-shopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Saddlecover-from-an-old-shoppingbag/
Saddlecover from an old Big-shopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/0YXY/HSE9396H/FBA0YXYHSE9396H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/0YXY/HSE9396H/FBA0YXYHSE9396H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/0YXY/HSE9396H/FBA0YXYHSE9396H.SMALL.jpg Tigermouse Usually I find these nice big shoppers at work. The finders/keepers-rule applies so I have a lot of them at home and yet I have never bought one in my life. Double convenience! This week though I found one that was torn at the sides. I was about to throw it away but then I thought no... It can be p...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 03:35:23 PST
Leather and Paracord Bicycle Grips. http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-and-Paracord-Bicycle-Grips/
Leather and Paracord Bicycle Grips. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/AJ14/HSBWPKSL/FL1AJ14HSBWPKSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/AJ14/HSBWPKSL/FL1AJ14HSBWPKSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/AJ14/HSBWPKSL/FL1AJ14HSBWPKSL.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez If you have the good taste of riding bike you must know that the grips are an important part of the Bike. You can add a Vintage touch and give your bike that Good old Style.Surfing the web I found some nice leather grips but there are so expensive, so I thought why dont make them myself ?. So this ...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 19:48:21 PST
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bike-Tail-Light/
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This project is for a bike tail light that automatically turns on when it gets dark. This can save a lot of battery power during the day where there are lots of shadows like tunnels, buildings, or trees where you want to be visible without having to get off your bike and turn the tail light on. It...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:27:06 PST
Emergency; Bicycle rearview mirror mount LED Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Bicycle-rearview-mirror-mount-LED-Flash-/
Emergency; Bicycle rearview mirror mount LED Flash Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1LE1/HS8FTVP3/F8E1LE1HS8FTVP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1LE1/HS8FTVP3/F8E1LE1HS8FTVP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1LE1/HS8FTVP3/F8E1LE1HS8FTVP3.SMALL.jpg eyepad I Attached a led flashlight to the Rearview Mirror of Bicycle. Free angle Flash Light. Angle can be freely changed driving mirror range. Illuminate a right under directly feet. Tags bike,bicy...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 02:05:21 PST
Turn a crutch into a bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-crutch-into-a-bike-rack/
Turn a crutch into a bike rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/ZV96/HRWNDPJ3/FC4ZV96HRWNDPJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/ZV96/HRWNDPJ3/FC4ZV96HRWNDPJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/ZV96/HRWNDPJ3/FC4ZV96HRWNDPJ3.SMALL.jpg thornyak I commute to work everyday by bicycle and I'm not crazy about arriving to the office with a soaked back. Plus I have to hang the shirt to dry which may or may not musk the room and my coworker who shares the space with me has to spray fabreeze all over my breathing space (chemicals, ewwww). So I d...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:21:33 PST
How to find your bike after it got stolen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-find-your-bike-after-it-got-stolen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/78YM/HRTKIPOI/FRY78YMHRTKIPOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/78YM/HRTKIPOI/FRY78YMHRTKIPOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/78YM/HRTKIPOI/FRY78YMHRTKIPOI.SMALL.gif Mosen First of all, make sure you have registered your bike in police databases and online bicycle registry systems. Here is some of the websites that you may want to consider: http://www.nationalbikeregistry.com/ https://www.bikeregister.com/ http://www.bikeregistry.com/ http://www.torontopolice.on....
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 02:41:58 PST
Bicycle rack made out of old car tyres http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-rack-made-out-of-old-car-tyres/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/RZ6B/HRPT1PAQ/F0ARZ6BHRPT1PAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/RZ6B/HRPT1PAQ/F0ARZ6BHRPT1PAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/RZ6B/HRPT1PAQ/F0ARZ6BHRPT1PAQ.SMALL.jpg chyhayabusa Here is a simple way to use old car tyres to make useful  and weather resistant rack for your bicycle. I want to save top layer of earth with grass so I carefully cut it. Then I dig a  hole shaped like "U" letter sized by tyre. Put tyre inside, fill it with earth, and  put on top earth layer with gr...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:19:07 PST
How to make bike lights magnetic with sugru + magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-bike-lights-magnetic-with-sugru-magnet/
How to make bike lights magnetic with sugru + magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Bike lights can be frustrating and slow to attach & remove, especially in bad weather with gloves on! By adding magnets to your lights, and your bike, you’ll be able to snap your lights on and off with your gloves on, and in a matter of one very satisfying move. Once you make your lights magneti...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:58:48 PST