Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 00:40:51 PST BLOX v1.01 Preparing a Bicycle for Motorizing With 79cc Predator Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-a-Bicycle-for-Motorizing-With-79cc-Preda/
Preparing a Bicycle for Motorizing With 79cc Predator Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/4BFB/IJQODXCX/F3T4BFBIJQODXCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/4BFB/IJQODXCX/F3T4BFBIJQODXCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/4BFB/IJQODXCX/F3T4BFBIJQODXCX.SMALL.jpg TheNecromancer13 NOTE: This is a placeholder instructable. The parent instructable will cover everything at once, but is still under construction.So, you've chosen a bicycle, now you want to slap a motor on it, right? Hold on there, you still need to make several changes to the bicycle itself in order to prepare it ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:42:13 PST
Choosing a Bike to Motorize http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-a-Bike-to-Motorize/
Choosing a Bike to Motorize - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LGQO/IJQO83MD/F5XLGQOIJQO83MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LGQO/IJQO83MD/F5XLGQOIJQO83MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LGQO/IJQO83MD/F5XLGQOIJQO83MD.SMALL.jpg TheNecromancer13 NOTE: This is a placeholder instructable. The real instructable is gigantic and is still in progress.This instructable is part of a series I am making which details the process of making a motorized bicycle from scratch. The parent instructable is coming soon, and will include everything in this ins...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 08:52:49 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
Install tight bicycle grips easily with zip ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Tight-Bicycle-Grips-Easily-With-Zip-Ties/
Install tight bicycle grips easily with zip ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TJ5A/IJ1TTZ8F/FA6TJ5AIJ1TTZ8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TJ5A/IJ1TTZ8F/FA6TJ5AIJ1TTZ8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TJ5A/IJ1TTZ8F/FA6TJ5AIJ1TTZ8F.SMALL.jpg jongscx Bicycle hand grips are hard to put on. Often made of rubber or foam rubber, they must cling tightly to the handlebars so they they don't come off while you are riding. Unfortunately, this makes them hard to put on in the first place. Some people use dish soap, hair spray, or compressed air. I will ...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 15:09:03 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/
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
DIY Bicycle mount for GPS Garmin Etrex 10, 20 and 30. (maybe other models too!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-mount-for-GPS-Garmin-Etrex-10-20-and-3/
DIY Bicycle mount for GPS Garmin Etrex 10, 20 and 30. (maybe other models too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QECA/IH9GWHKZ/F4UQECAIH9GWHKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QECA/IH9GWHKZ/F4UQECAIH9GWHKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QECA/IH9GWHKZ/F4UQECAIH9GWHKZ.SMALL.jpg MarioC43 Before starting I must apologize for possibles errors in writing. My English is bad!So... let's go started! Materials needed: - empty oil bottle (finish line 4oz, 120ml)- ziptie bracelet- cutter- electrical tape- bicycle inner tube (to make rubber band)- paper and pen. Make a template Draw the...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 06:18:43 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
TRON style bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/TRON-style-bicycle/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 03:33:23 PST
Business Card Holder From Bike Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-Card-Holder-From-Bike-Parts/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 15:59:08 PST
A custom Chopper BMX http://www.instructables.com/id/A-custom-Chopper-BMX/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 15:25:55 PST
Convert old dynamo headlight to LED Bicycle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-old-dynamo-headlight-to-LED-Bicycle-Light/
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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 20:42:36 PDT
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/
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/
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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
Quick Bike Hack Fixes Floppy Pants Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Bike-Hack-Fixes-Floppy-Pants-Problem/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:23:45 PDT
How to replace your bike wheels wth simple tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-replace-your-bike-wheels-wth-simple-/
How to replace your bike wheels wth simple tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/4BIB/ICP0XQQS/FNX4BIBICP0XQQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/4BIB/ICP0XQQS/FNX4BIBICP0XQQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/4BIB/ICP0XQQS/FNX4BIBICP0XQQS.SMALL.jpg abdulghania Replacing wheels on your bicycle is an easy task that you can accomplish in the comfort of your home. In this instructable we look at a speed bike that goes by the name of GMC Denali (no seriously that's what it's called). But, remember that these steps can be modified to work for any kind of bicy...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:24:21 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
Neon lights on a bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-lights-on-a-bicycle/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 05:16:39 PDT
Bicycle Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Restoration/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:35:12 PDT
fly a bicycle on a plane in a climbing crash pad http://www.instructables.com/id/fly-a-bicycle-on-a-plane-in-a-climbing-crash-pad/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:19:06 PDT
Bmx Engine Kit 80cc http://www.instructables.com/id/Bmx-Engine-Kit-80cc/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:34:27 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
Another Bicycle Project? Or a Masterpiece? OK, the former ... http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Bicycle-Project-Or-a-Masterpiece-OK-the-fo/
Another Bicycle Project? Or a Masterpiece? OK, the former ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/Z6Z3/I9B6K0OI/F37Z6Z3I9B6K0OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/Z6Z3/I9B6K0OI/F37Z6Z3I9B6K0OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/Z6Z3/I9B6K0OI/F37Z6Z3I9B6K0OI.SMALL.jpg Harvard82 So I was tired of riding my wife's beach cruiser around the neighborhood when chance dropped a used bike in my lap. The brakes squealed, the colors weren't bad--but the the stickers were childish. My new bike needed a new paint job! (And a tune up) Ok, Strip! Preparation:Okay, I was a little sho...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 14:18:24 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
Make your Bike roar like a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-bike-roar-like-a-motorcycle/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 06:09:06 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 ...
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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
Upcycle A Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-A-Bicycle/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:45:59 PDT
Bicycle Rubberband Handbrake http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Rubberband-Handbrake/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:04:22 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...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:41:16 PDT
Sociable Recumbent Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Sociable-Recumbent-Trike/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:00:43 PDT
No Sew Solar Powered Bike Pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Solar-Powered-Bike-Pannier/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:11:19 PDT
Bicycle brake lights. (How to) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-brake-lights-How-to/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:14:03 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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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:18:08 PDT