Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:16:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Bicycle: Flat Tire (Repair) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Flat-Tire-Repair/
Bicycle: Flat Tire (Repair) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/SSTT/I6H7JB6J/FFZSSTTI6H7JB6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/SSTT/I6H7JB6J/FFZSSTTI6H7JB6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/SSTT/I6H7JB6J/FFZSSTTI6H7JB6J.SMALL.jpg AndreyR Today you will learn how to repair a flat tire on both the back and front wheels of a bicycle. There are series of steps to which need to be followed in order and not to be skipped. The tools you will need include: 15mm wrench, patch kit (scraper, glue, patches), large mixing bowl, water source, pum...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:09:24 PST
Bicycle Seat Post Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Seat-Post-Skateboard-Rack/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:54:13 PST
Make a TRUCK BIKE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-salvage-truck-bike/
Make a TRUCK BIKE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/CCLZ/I6EXI41E/FVWCCLZI6EXI41E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/CCLZ/I6EXI41E/FVWCCLZI6EXI41E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/CCLZ/I6EXI41E/FVWCCLZI6EXI41E.SMALL.jpg cleaverbikes Hello My names is Michael. Welcome to my Instructional on making a truck bike (butcher bike) from a vintage steel mountain bike the hack way. I'd say one in one hundred cycling enthusiasts is serious about owning a cargo bike, and one in 20 of those people are serious about making it themselves, ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:37:57 PST
Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Bike-Dynamo-Lights-and-USB-Charger/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:41:15 PST
Best Way to Suspend Your Bicycle From an Unfinished Ceiling (maximum head clearance) http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Way-to-Suspend-Your-Bicycle-From-an-Unfinishe/
Best Way to Suspend Your Bicycle From an Unfinished Ceiling (maximum head clearance) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/S6QA/I66CUCSP/FJAS6QAI66CUCSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/S6QA/I66CUCSP/FJAS6QAI66CUCSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/S6QA/I66CUCSP/FJAS6QAI66CUCSP.SMALL.jpg blackslax I’ve seen how people use hooks and frame devises to hang theirbicycles on walls and ceilings by the rims or the frame. But with these approaches, it seemsto me that the bicycle that was taking up a bunch of room on the floor, is nowtaking up a bunch of room on the wall or ceiling. This method will c...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:12:49 PST
Vintage Hat Box Scooter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hat-Box-Scooter-Storage/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:23:14 PST
Bicycle Chain Whip http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Whip/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:58:59 PST
Home made timber Push Bike Bicycle Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-timber-Push-Bike-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/
Home made timber Push Bike Bicycle Repair Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/F7LV/I5THVLBT/F27F7LVI5THVLBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/F7LV/I5THVLBT/F27F7LVI5THVLBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/F7LV/I5THVLBT/F27F7LVI5THVLBT.SMALL.jpg Making stuff - fun and practical Years ago I made this. I was living in a share house at the time and needed a Bicycle Repair Stand to assist with a push bike restoration project I was doing at the time. If you ever find yourself wanting or needing a Bicycle Repair Stand and don't feel like paying money for one, or don't have metal...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 19:27:12 PST
Bicycle Cross Expansion Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Cross-Expansion-Bar/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 14:20:39 PST
Bamboo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Bike-3/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:01:07 PST
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Cargo-Trailer-from-ChildKid-bike-trail/
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SMALL.jpg marpilli I've seen several DIY bike cargo trailers and I had a burning desire to build one of my own. Oddly enough, I have no real reason for needing one. But, I didn't let that stop me. :)Most of the DIY trailers have a non-adjustable platform for cargo. I decided I would use nylon webbing to construct a...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:54:45 PST
E-MountainBike Video Build Log http://www.instructables.com/id/e-MountianBike-Build-Log/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:00:56 PST
Midfoot Bicycle Cleat Position http://www.instructables.com/id/Midfoot-Bicycle-Cleat-Position/
Midfoot Bicycle Cleat Position - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SMALL.jpg smrat alleck Bike-specific shoes have been around for a long time. Basically, the cleats on your shoes clip into your pedals, allowing you to generate power throughout the pedal motion - not just on the down-stroke. Of course, if you're here, you probably already know that. The problem is that the position of yo...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 23:19:43 PST
Portable Swing / Bike Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-Bike-Bag/
Portable Swing / Bike Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/6TBO/I4J73WC1/F626TBOI4J73WC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/6TBO/I4J73WC1/F626TBOI4J73WC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/6TBO/I4J73WC1/F626TBOI4J73WC1.SMALL.jpg VanderHoevenKimberly If you love cycling and swinging in the wild and you enjoy nature, then this Bike Swing is perfect for you!With this bike bag you can swing whenever there is a tree around. During your bike rides you can use your swing at the best and most beautiful spots. The swing is in fact a part of your bik...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 12:24:49 PST
KM Graziella http://www.instructables.com/id/KM-Graziella/
KM Graziella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SMALL.jpg kmsuper In this project we KM Garage we took care of the restoration of a bike Graziella.We started with a scrap to get a little gem on two wheels. I hope that the project will like. If you like to go visit my Facebook page and put a like :) Get an old bike First we have to get an old bike to be restored...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 03:11:12 PST
RGB Bicycle Rim Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Bicycle-Rim-Lights/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:21:46 PST
DIY Contactless magnetic induction bike dynamo http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-contactless-magnetic-bike-rim-dynamo/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 16:33:17 PST
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-induction-safety-bike-lights-Nearly-invis-1/
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SMALL.jpg stonioni This safety light system blinks as far the wheel spins: faster it spins, faster rate the leds blink. I'ts contactless so here is quite no friction. It uses magnetic induction so it’s battery and maintenance free, waterproof and really clean in design. Perfect for all purposes! Here in Italy Reelight...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 04:59:59 PST
Led bicycle safety lights(pedal powered) under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-bicycle-safety-lightspedal-powered-under-10/
Led bicycle safety lights(pedal powered) under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/33EI/I34DWIBU/F9833EII34DWIBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/33EI/I34DWIBU/F9833EII34DWIBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/33EI/I34DWIBU/F9833EII34DWIBU.SMALL.jpg AMAN DEEP bicycle riding is fun and also good for our fitness plus it doesn't consume any fuel and thus good for our environment too. But riding a bike in night could be dangerous ,so here is a tutorial of how to build safety bicycle led lights which are powered by a generator or dynamo. Step 1 : getting ri...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:33:31 PST
Honda Motorized Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Honda-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:29:17 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-Fender-Bridge-Near-Full-Coverage-Fenders-For-/
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 I had trouble putting a rear fender on my favorite bike because of the clearence between the tire and the brake arms. You run into this problem on bikes that were designed for performance, i.e. not commuting. I didn't want to use narrower tires. I was already forced to run 700X25 tires when I usuall...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:45:50 PST
Generic headlamp to High power bicycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Generic-headlamp-to-High-power-bicycle-light/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 17:53:28 PST
DIY Electric Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Bike/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:34:03 PST
Vintage Style Bicycle Saddle Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-Bicycle-Saddle-Bag/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 12:21:01 PST
Pedicab bicycle recumbent FUN FUN FUN! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedicab-bicycle-recumbent-FUN-FUN-FUN/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:54:38 PDT
Bicycle Chain Waxer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Waxer/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:04:28 PDT
Modding a toolbox for easy bicycle transport http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-a-toolbox-for-easy-bicycle-transport/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:18:38 PDT
Repair a Bicycle Lock with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Bicycle-Lock-with-Sugru/
Repair a Bicycle Lock with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/A3PE/I1SIHXJW/F3IA3PEI1SIHXJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/A3PE/I1SIHXJW/F3IA3PEI1SIHXJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/A3PE/I1SIHXJW/F3IA3PEI1SIHXJW.SMALL.jpg adamundefined A part of the plastic housing came loose and fell out while biking. The part was lost so gluing it back in wasn't an option. I tried spreading some silicon caulking around the lock mechanism to keep it in place within the housing but it didn't work well. Sugru seemed an ideal solution for this. C...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:59:32 PDT
horse bike http://www.instructables.com/id/horse-bike/
horse bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Giddy-up, pilgrim!Whether you're wrangling cattle or just cruising along a country road, everything is better with a horse. Combine your favourite things about riding horses with the convenience of a bicycle, with the horse bike!Maybe you need a horse to go with your knight or Zorro costume, or mayb...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:57:21 PDT
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Slip-Bicycle-Accessory-Hack/
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid This is a simple Instructable to show you how I secure items to my bicycle. Not all bike components are compatible, some items fit the diameter of handlebars, while others do not. My bike light and beverage holder didn't fit quite right and often slipped during basic rides. It's a drag to have to ke...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:34 PDT
U-Lock Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/U-Lock-Holster/
U-Lock Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SMALL.jpg lorenzenj I was considering buying a U-Lock holster, like the nice leather ones made by Mission Bicycles in San Francisco. However, I was not sure if I would like that means of carrying my lock, and I wanted to try it out first. So I looked around the house to see if I could just make one instead, and found a...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:25:20 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar and Trailer Build... http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar-and-Trailer-Build/
Bicycle Sidecar and Trailer Build... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SMALL.jpg Gothtec Spent a couple of lovely sunny days building this. Did it because I wanted to see how a sidecar worked and how it felt to ride. This is due to buying one for my motorcycle. Then I just kept going and added a trailer too!!!
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:32:51 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar/
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SMALL.jpg travderose The inspiration for this project came from stevebod and the bicycle sidecar he built: http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bicycle-Sidecar/After seeing stevebod's build, I immediately became intrigued and knew I had to build one for myself. There was only one problem: I don't have a child to rid...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:27:29 PDT
Bicycle Side Crash Pad Carrier (for climbers) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Side-Crash-Pad-Carrier-for-climbers/
Bicycle Side Crash Pad Carrier (for climbers) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/LQWZ/I1565LU4/F35LQWZI1565LU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/LQWZ/I1565LU4/F35LQWZI1565LU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/LQWZ/I1565LU4/F35LQWZI1565LU4.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes As a car-less climber living in an area full of good rocks I've often considered how I could easily get my crash pad to a climbing area, or at least to a rendezvous point. Enter the side crash pad carrier, inspired by similar models for surf boards and constructed of pvc pipes.My inspirations:and h...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:07:26 PDT
Super Simple Handlebar Tassels from a Bike Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Handlebar-Tassels-from-a-Bike-Inner-T/
Super Simple Handlebar Tassels from a Bike Inner Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/QDBN/I11YVCDB/F4TQDBNI11YVCDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/QDBN/I11YVCDB/F4TQDBNI11YVCDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/QDBN/I11YVCDB/F4TQDBNI11YVCDB.SMALL.jpg masterbuilder I work in a bike shop, and I hate having to throw out old tubes that can easily be reused into all sorts of things. I'm not very good at sewing or anything like that, so most of my old tubes get turned into bungee cords, ranger bands, or other simple things.But now, I have found a way to make these ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:31:57 PDT
Add a POCKET to your cycling jacket!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-pocket-to-your-cycling-jacket/
Add a POCKET to your cycling jacket!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/NFCX/I0VOOL72/F9FNFCXI0VOOL72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/NFCX/I0VOOL72/F9FNFCXI0VOOL72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/NFCX/I0VOOL72/F9FNFCXI0VOOL72.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior I cycle A LOT!! I'm a commuter, mountain biker, and all around BIKE GUY! I bought this nice cycling jacket that keeps me WARM and DRY during inclement weather. The thing is it only has ONE pocket, and its in the back. This left me with no place for KEYS, SUNGLASSES etc... Supplies... 1. A jacket ...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 11:16:02 PDT
Sleek bicycle frame powerbank http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-bicycle-frame-powerbank/
Sleek bicycle frame powerbank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/0PN3/I0R0UFQG/FW90PN3I0R0UFQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/0PN3/I0R0UFQG/FW90PN3I0R0UFQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/0PN3/I0R0UFQG/FW90PN3I0R0UFQG.SMALL.jpg danleow Motivation:I cycle a lot and I placed quite a few electronic accessories on my bicycle handle bar. My issue is that I use a bicycle pouch to hold my powerbank to power my devices and is quite troublesome to remove and mount back the pouch on my bike each time I leave my bike at the train station. So...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 19:25:49 PDT
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-LED-Lights/
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid So, I've already lit my bikes and built my bicycle trailer, now it's time to light up the trailer. This is a relatively simple task that doesn't require too much time or effort. In fact, it went pretty quick. With the search tools I've provided below and a bit of patience, you should be able to purc...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:35:06 PDT
Adjusting Bicycle Cleats, one small trick for http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjusting-Bicycle-Cleats-one-small-trick-for/
Adjusting Bicycle Cleats, one small trick for - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/DBTO/I03XOJK1/FUODBTOI03XOJK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/DBTO/I03XOJK1/FUODBTOI03XOJK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/DBTO/I03XOJK1/FUODBTOI03XOJK1.SMALL.jpg all_thumbs Hi again fellow instructablenauts,As you may have guessed from the title, this instructable will not cover the entire process of adjusting the cleats under your bicycle shoes. It merely offers a description of a small trick I used recently to get around the lack of useful scales on the shoes and the...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:40:08 PDT
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Panniers-in-a-developing-country/
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes When I traveled in Peru with my bicycle I had planned on buying panniers in Lima. Even though cargo racks were easy to find, panniers were more expensive than they would have been at home. So I made my own using locally available materials (you can find these in any bigger city in Peru: Lima, Cusc...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Bike-and-Scooter-Rack/
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SMALL.jpg Davinci2K1 Wanted to get some kid-friendly bike storage/organization for our garage. I had seen a bunch of wooden pallet bike racks here and around the web - of varying levels of effort, execution. Since I was able to get me hands on a couple of nice wooden pallets for free - I was able to complete this littl...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:00:21 PDT
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-wall-mount-rack-3D-printing/
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/6ST5/HZJO4KZM/FU06ST5HZJO4KZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/6ST5/HZJO4KZM/FU06ST5HZJO4KZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/6ST5/HZJO4KZM/FU06ST5HZJO4KZM.SMALL.jpg danleow I designed this simple wall mount rack for my bicycle. Showing in the pictures I have not mount on the wall, I just temporarily put on the metal pole. As you can see the wall mount there are two holes for you to put the wall plug screws. Attached are two STL files, modify as you like. For highest st...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:54:18 PDT
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Carbon-Fibre-Bamboo-Bicycle-From-Scratc/
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SMALL.jpg Justin Lam Look no further for a free-range, organic, and gluten-free mode of transportation! Bamboo bicycles not only look resplendent, but they also provide fantastic road vibration absorption, higher strength to weight ratio than steel, and similar stiffness to aluminum. With a bit of time and sweat, you ca...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:30:23 PDT
In Car Cycle Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Car-Cycle-Carrier/
In Car Cycle Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UWDD/HZDYGGHE/F21UWDDHZDYGGHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UWDD/HZDYGGHE/F21UWDDHZDYGGHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UWDD/HZDYGGHE/F21UWDDHZDYGGHE.SMALL.jpg aideym Here is an easy to build solution to the dodgy issue of transporting bikes by car. I have a roof mounted set of racks but after driving into a height restriction bar in a local car park I am nervous of using them, along with the complex yoga positions required to get a bike on the top of a SUV as yo...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:08 PDT
Bleach "hollow" inspired rear bicycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-hollow-inspired-rear-bicycle-light/
Bleach "hollow" inspired rear bicycle light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TE9S/HZ5DVDMQ/FK1TE9SHZ5DVDMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TE9S/HZ5DVDMQ/FK1TE9SHZ5DVDMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TE9S/HZ5DVDMQ/FK1TE9SHZ5DVDMQ.SMALL.jpg coyote-eyes My goal with this project was to make a flashing safety light for my bicycle. The main reasons for making and not buying one were mostly the reviews on websites selling them. The lights either worked really good, or really bad. The other reason was that the ones that seemed to give the best performa...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:11:21 PDT
Lego Tire Valve Caps - REMIX http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Tire-Valve-Caps-REMIX/
Lego Tire Valve Caps - REMIX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid Instructables.com just created the REMIX CONTEST so I chose imaseahawksfan's Instructable, How to make Lego® valve stem caps.I have been creating valve caps since I was a BMX riding teenager. I started with dice and gave them to all of my friends. In the last two years I started making them again an...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:16 PDT
Bike stem adapter for handlebar computer mount using a wine cork http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-stem-adapter-for-handlebar-computer-mount-usi/
Bike stem adapter for handlebar computer mount using a wine cork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/VGEH/HYZNZIYP/FCQVGEHHYZNZIYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/VGEH/HYZNZIYP/FCQVGEHHYZNZIYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/VGEH/HYZNZIYP/FCQVGEHHYZNZIYP.SMALL.jpg eljormaz This instructable shows how to make an adapter in order to move your bike computer or the likes from the handlebar to the stem. I needed to do it because I run out of room on the handlebar, and it worked fine!Materials needed:1) 1x wine cork (can be actual cork of silicone, perhaps another material ...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:19:46 PDT
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) http://www.instructables.com/id/SILENCE-those-rattling-V-Brakes-ninja-style/
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior I heavily commute by bicycle, and have for many, many years. Any rattle, squeak, or grind that rears its head is quickly dealt with. V BRAKES have an area that is notorious for rattling when riding rough terrain. I have learned over much of my traveling time that a SILENT bike is a true NINJA STYLE ...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:33:27 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT