Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:21:26 PST BLOX v1.01 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! Okay now to the stuff you came to read and see. I completed this project with a friends help way before I start...
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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/
DIY Electric Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid I live in Eugene, Oregon, one of the most bicycle friendly small cities around, and I really like making use of the many, many bike paths and bike lanes that thread throughout the town and out into the surrounding natural areas. As long as you can handle the rain, this place is a fantastic area for...
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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
Modding a toolbox for easy bicycle transport http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-a-toolbox-for-easy-bicycle-transport/
Modding a toolbox for easy bicycle transport - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FE5Q/I1U39N70/F9SFE5QI1U39N70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FE5Q/I1U39N70/F9SFE5QI1U39N70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FE5Q/I1U39N70/F9SFE5QI1U39N70.SMALL.jpg adamundefined I wanted to kit out a nice size toolbox for carrying tools and projects to/from my local makerspace. I used an accessory strap looped around my seat post and the handle of the toolbox to prevent the toolbox from sliding backwards. I used a larger, luggage strap to hold the toolbox firm to the rear b...
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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/
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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/
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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
Bluetooth Speaker Scooter Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Speaker-Scooter-Holster/
Bluetooth Speaker Scooter Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/7C0Y/I1559LUE/FAK7C0YI1559LUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/7C0Y/I1559LUE/FAK7C0YI1559LUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/7C0Y/I1559LUE/FAK7C0YI1559LUE.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I won a bluetooth speaker in a contest this summer (thanks Instructables!) and decided I needed some tunes on my scooter. I thought I'd make a case for it similar to an old 50's transistor radio. Materials bluetooth speaker - I used this one, but the design is applicable to any speaker that is r...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:35:39 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...
By: Justin Lam

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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/
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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...
By: coyote-eyes

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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...
By: Tater Zoid

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:16 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with waste materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with waste materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SMALL.jpg pandoheas I have been using these leather grips for a week now and I can honestly say that they are amazing. And they look awesome as well. It's weird having strangers tell you that I shouldn't invest on my beat up bicycle, by buying expensive parts! They wouldn't believe that these grips are homemade with st...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 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 ...
By: eljormaz

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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 ...
By: Ultimate Warrior

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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...
By: Tater Zoid

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-phone-holdermount-for-bikebicyle-with-ease-/
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SMALL.jpg D Inventor This instructible shows how to make a mobile phone holder for your bike/bicycle/cycle (whatever u call it! lol)...the bonus features of this so called-'hack' are many!!1. Tired of keeping phone in your pocket with chances of it falling down when u go for biking??! #this hack will allow you to attach...
By: D Inventor

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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 02:35:27 PDT
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-for-heavy-cargo/
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/5TZD/I24M5YG6/FLE5TZDI24M5YG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/5TZD/I24M5YG6/FLE5TZDI24M5YG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/5TZD/I24M5YG6/FLE5TZDI24M5YG6.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you need to transport heavy cargo with your bike you can build a tough trailer like the one I helped to build in Piubici for the Bricheco girl. Unlike the first trailer I built, this one is bigger and heavier, but let you carry whatever you wish.You only need a pair of small bicycle wheels and so...
By: andrea biffi

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Relive your childhood with your first bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Live-your-childhood-with-your-first-bicycle/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:57:37 PDT
6-Pack Bike Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Pack-Bike-Holder/
6-Pack Bike Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many times have you run out of drinks at the BBQ and found yourself dangerously fumbling with a 6-pack while biking back from the corner store? You need a 6-Pack Bike Holder! With 5 bucks and 10 minutes, you can make a durable lightweight strap that will carry the 6-pack for you on your bike's...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:06:52 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
By: manuelmasc

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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/
Playmobile bicycle valve caps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SMALL.jpg uersel As you might know from my latest instructables, I bought a beat down bicycle (made by NSU in the early fifties) with the idea to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.The bike is done by now, and this instructabe is about the custom valve caps, I made for it. materials and...
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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/
Custom Padded Bicycle Seat Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NXXE/HXUOYEY5/FEBNXXEHXUOYEY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NXXE/HXUOYEY5/FEBNXXEHXUOYEY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/NXXE/HXUOYEY5/FEBNXXEHXUOYEY5.SMALL.jpg danibees One might assume I have enough "built-in" padding to prevent a sore butt when biking. Nope. Also, I could stand to have a layer between me and the seat and my sweat. Why not make a bicycle seat cover?Skill Level: EASY What you will need Roll of wrapping or butcher paperMeasuring tapeRuler or y...
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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/
DIY Leather Wrapped Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GTVN/HXHRFYTY/FRBGTVNHXHRFYTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GTVN/HXHRFYTY/FRBGTVNHXHRFYTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/GTVN/HXHRFYTY/FRBGTVNHXHRFYTY.SMALL.jpg southern haberdasher I recently got the commuter cycling bug and started commuting the 10 mile round trip (scenic route) while in school in Nashville. I made a list if all the things I saw on the Internet I wanted on my bike and then went to work on finding DIY for them. My personal challenge is to keep the cost at unde...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:28:24 PDT
Ibike idash hinge fix - FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED! Look out for version 2 which is in progress... http://www.instructables.com/id/ibike-idash-hinge-fix/
Ibike idash hinge fix - FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED! Look out for version 2 which is in progress... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/H7PP/HXIKBEQ3/FG8H7PPHXIKBEQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/H7PP/HXIKBEQ3/FG8H7PPHXIKBEQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/H7PP/HXIKBEQ3/FG8H7PPHXIKBEQ3.SMALL.jpg criggie A few months ago I bought one of bike meters on clearance... I needed a speedo for my bike and this seemed perfect, and I had a iphone4 from work.It works well enough, very thirsty on battery and will drain the whole thing from 100% to 10% in about 2 hours.BUT the lid suffers from a dreadful design ...
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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/
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'm going to show you how to make a Bike Seatpost Mount spending less than 5$.Few months ago I made the Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount. It's a really good mount because it allows you to mount your action camera on the handlebar or on the bike's frame (both on rear and front fork)...
By: manuelmasc

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:49:35 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Windmill/
Bicycle Wheel Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/CJW7/HXC4MPKC/F4HCJW7HXC4MPKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/CJW7/HXC4MPKC/F4HCJW7HXC4MPKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/CJW7/HXC4MPKC/F4HCJW7HXC4MPKC.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak Here is something that's fast, easy, and cheap and still works surprisingly well. A few years ago I learned about this while reading a research paper and decided to make one of my own. The video got quite popular, and now after way too long, I've finally gotten around to including it here!Materials...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:23:13 PDT
130 MPG BICYCLE http://www.instructables.com/id/130-MPG-BICYCLE/
130 MPG BICYCLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SMALL.jpg ContraptionMaker I live about 10 miles away from my job which meant I was using about a gallon of gas a day just to get to and from work. I figured there had to be a better way. I looked at electric bikes and conversion kits but the cost was way more than I wanted to pay. Then there was the 49cc 2-stroke conversion ...
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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/
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SMALL.jpg M3G In the summer I try to go without shoes as much as possible. There's something liberating about having your bare feet in direct contact with the ground. There are benefits to being barefoot too; walking around barefoot also stimulates the flexibility and mobility of your foot, and results in a more ...
By: M3G

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT