Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:23:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Bike Repair Stand ver 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-ver-20/
DIY Bike Repair Stand ver 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/SDYP/I8FR4I1D/FEASDYPI8FR4I1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/SDYP/I8FR4I1D/FEASDYPI8FR4I1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/SDYP/I8FR4I1D/FEASDYPI8FR4I1D.SMALL.jpg thaisons_corner I recently posted an "Instructable" for a cheap DIY Bicycle Repair Stand that you can mount on your deck or any sturdy work station. (You can find it here -- http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/. But after staring at it for an hour or so, I decided that I also wanted to build on...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:11:39 PDT
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:57 PDT
Bicycle Porta Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Porta-Party/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 11:49:30 PDT
Portable Bicycle Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Water-Pump/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 22:37:02 PDT
Ultimate 10 Watt USB Bicycle Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-10-Watt-USB-Bicycle-Generator/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 14:20:18 PDT
Mudflap for Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mudflap-for-Bike-Lovers/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:18:56 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
Make a fabric saddle cover in 30min http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-fabric-saddle-cover-in-30min/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 12:18:15 PDT
Wooden bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bicycle/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 08:15:09 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
GLOW IN THE DARK BIKE-Bici que brilla en la oscuridad http://www.instructables.com/id/GLOW-IN-THE-DARK-BIKE-Bici-que-brilla-en-la-oscuri/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:23:25 PDT
Build a MONSTER BIKE! The World's Heaviest! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-MONSTER-BIKE-The-Worlds-Heaviest/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:36:59 PDT
Brooks-like leather saddle from old mattress bicycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-mattress-bicycle-saddle-to-full-leathe/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:59:46 PDT
Boat Trailer for a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Trailer-for-a-Bike/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:01:53 PDT
How to have a good time while Bicycle Riding http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-have-a-good-time-while-Bicycle-Riding/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:28:09 PDT
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Skid-Chair-Feet-From-Recycled-Inner-Tube/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:58:37 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SMALL.jpg ceejwells I built this horse to dress up my bike for cruiser rides, parades, special events. I made it so it easily attaches with zip ties and doesn't permanently stay on the bike. I like to put it on the bike once I take it off my car rack and I'm at the event, then I snip the zip ties and take it off before...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
Shower Shelf Fix With Bicycle Inner Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Shelf-Fix-With-Bicycle-Inner-Tubes/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:08:01 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Ski-bike-20/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:04 PDT
Rear Derailleur Alignment Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-Derailleur-Alignment-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:49:20 PDT
Safe cycling in darkness http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-cycling-in-darkness/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:10:17 PST
Safe evening/night cycling in urban area http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-eveningnight-cycling-in-urban-area/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:41 PST
Remove rubber handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-rubber-handle/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:40 PST
Bicycle: Flat Tire (Repair) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Flat-Tire-Repair/
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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 Cargo Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-salvage-truck-bike/
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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/
Bicycle Chain Whip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/B7RF/I5WCQGPQ/F9IB7RFI5WCQGPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/B7RF/I5WCQGPQ/F9IB7RFI5WCQGPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/B7RF/I5WCQGPQ/F9IB7RFI5WCQGPQ.SMALL.jpg mteasdale How to make a simple chain whip for removing sprockets on a bicycle cassette. If you've got the materials knocking around then it's obviously cheaper that buying one. Gather Parts And Tools For this chain whip you will need:An old bike chainSomething for the handle, ideally a 1-1.5 inch wide by 5...
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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/
Bicycle Cross Expansion Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/49XK/I5THURYI/FKK49XKI5THURYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/49XK/I5THURYI/FKK49XKI5THURYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/49XK/I5THURYI/FKK49XKI5THURYI.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 Great little project. Takes no time to make, requires minimal materials. Easy to do.Will work on most bicycle frame designs. Bicycle Cross Expansion Bar As a bicycle mechanic, sometimes you just get a frame on a bike that you can't get into your repair stand or maybe you just want something for ...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 14:20:39 PST
Bamboo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Bike-3/
Bamboo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/8HCZ/I5THU5L6/FDI8HCZI5THU5L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/8HCZ/I5THU5L6/FDI8HCZI5THU5L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/8HCZ/I5THU5L6/FDI8HCZI5THU5L6.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler ***Just to start, I want to apologize for the quality of the images. I will try and replace them when I have the opportunity to take better ones outside when the weather warms up.***This project was built, about a year ago, as the main piece in the portfolio I used for applying to post-secondary sc...
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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/
E-MountainBike Video Build Log - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 Main Parts: Specialized Bike Bafang 48V 750W BBS02 Kit with 50V 9.5Ah Battery: (20R)I just finished Building my first electric bike. I think that this wood panel strategy is one of the best ways to build an ebike kit. The bike is clean, water proof, and affordable. I built this bike for an e...
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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/
RGB Bicycle Rim Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ROZN/I42MH4MW/FG7ROZNI42MH4MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ROZN/I42MH4MW/FG7ROZNI42MH4MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ROZN/I42MH4MW/FG7ROZNI42MH4MW.SMALL.jpg dragonator After receiving a tech box from Instructables with a ton of amazing goodies and the request to make something with it, I really wanted to make something great with it. The box contained some good tools, but only a few construction materials. I tried (and failed at) a few things, but I ended up makin...
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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/
DIY Contactless magnetic induction bike dynamo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SMALL.jpg stonioni ***WORK IN PROGRESS***I'm in test phase of this project and i want to share with you the progresses!First of all, inspiration:...and its patent: https://www.google.com/patents/DE202011107060U1?cl=enThen, principles involved in this project:- Eddy current- Magnetic inductionReady? GO! TEST #1 magn...
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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/
Honda Motorized Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MFXT/I32WGJYF/F0LMFXTI32WGJYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MFXT/I32WGJYF/F0LMFXTI32WGJYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MFXT/I32WGJYF/F0LMFXTI32WGJYF.SMALL.jpg Ghost Wolf Before I start I would like to press a major safety issue. Please always wear a helmet. I recently got into an accident and it would have been much worse without a helmet. WEAR A HELMET! The damage can be seen in my other instructables here.Okay now to the stuff you came to read and see. I completed...
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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/
Generic headlamp to High power bicycle light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/FO1Y/I2KS9QY3/FUWFO1YI2KS9QY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/FO1Y/I2KS9QY3/FUWFO1YI2KS9QY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/FO1Y/I2KS9QY3/FUWFO1YI2KS9QY3.SMALL.jpg coyote-eyes This is an instructable to show how I converted a cheap headlamp from Harbor Freight Tools into a semi-powerful headlamp for my bicycle.Originally I was using a flashlight I had mounted on the top of the handlebar but it was not providing enough illumination, and since it is now getting darker earli...
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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/
Vintage Style Bicycle Saddle Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/65DU/I28W9PMK/FQX65DUI28W9PMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/65DU/I28W9PMK/FQX65DUI28W9PMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/65DU/I28W9PMK/FQX65DUI28W9PMK.SMALL.jpg lorenzenj I wanted a to move the things I need the most, like a tube, levers and a patch kit, from my commute bag to the bike. However this bike has a sort of vintage look, (it is an 80s Fuji) with a black and tan theme, and the modern saddle bags I have all looked out of place. I searched for a vintage looki...
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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/
Pedicab bicycle recumbent FUN FUN FUN! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/BHV3/I1XEMZ9T/FI9BHV3I1XEMZ9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/BHV3/I1XEMZ9T/FI9BHV3I1XEMZ9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/BHV3/I1XEMZ9T/FI9BHV3I1XEMZ9T.SMALL.jpg Energy and Fun This project was built from scrap and recycled partswhole cost $5.00!!! for seat local yard saleA little about me age 19 male in cottonwood Arizona with a desire to create devices that will SAVE/HELP PEOPLE IN POOR COUNTRIES AND HERE IN AMERICAIF YOU HAVE SOME PLANS LIKE THIS I WOULD LOVE TO BUILD I...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:54:38 PDT
Bicycle Chain Waxer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Waxer/
Bicycle Chain Waxer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/819P/I1U3E2PX/F1H819PI1U3E2PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/819P/I1U3E2PX/F1H819PI1U3E2PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/819P/I1U3E2PX/F1H819PI1U3E2PX.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov There are many ways to apply lubricant to a bicycle. One way is to apply paraffin wax to the chain. This is typically done by taking the chain off using a chain breaker. This instructable will show you how to make a chain waxer that does not require the chain to be removed from the bicycle. Patter...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:04:28 PDT