Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Thu, 5 May 2016 15:23:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm going to show you how to hack a cheap LED light making a useful Brake Light for your bicycle.It's a really simple and easy project but I took some photos to make this instructable more understandable. Follow the next steps to understand how I made it.If you want t...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Bicycle Seat Rest From Old Desk Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Seat-Rest-From-Old-Desk-Chair/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:19:55 PDT
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Proof-Utility-Storage-Unit-a-Low-Tech-Solutio/
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SMALL.jpg IbniH For a cyclist, getting punched tire is a common situation. However when we're in a middle of nowhere, it sure become a headache. Plus, if we're in any kind of situations and then we think we should bring something along.Or, lending a hand to an unfortunate cyclist.I have a way to do that. Firstly, w...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:23:46 PDT
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessen-the-Chance-of-Your-Bike-Getting-Stolen/
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FKMQ/INETTOUW/FYNFKMQINETTOUW.SMALL.jpg akullerkann With new bike season already starting it is good idea to insure that your bike is well protected against theft. Every year 3.5 million bikes get stolen in Europe alone so this is no joke! In this instructables I will share small trick on how I made my velocipede less appealing for thieves. Most stol...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:39:05 PDT
Chain Whip: Quick, easy and free (ish) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Chain-Whip-Quick-Easy-and-Free-ish/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:06:50 PDT
Simple Smartphone Mount for Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Smartphone-Mount-for-Bicycle/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:24:36 PDT
BICYCLE ROOF RACK http://www.instructables.com/id/BICYCLE-ROOF-RACK/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 05:41:52 PDT
Fit LED lighting into an old bicycle speedometer lamp (and a bike computer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fit-a-Bike-Computer-Into-an-Old-Bicycle-Speedomete/
Fit LED lighting into an old bicycle speedometer lamp (and a bike computer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/51R0/IN0LKFVE/F8I51R0IN0LKFVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/51R0/IN0LKFVE/F8I51R0IN0LKFVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/51R0/IN0LKFVE/F8I51R0IN0LKFVE.SMALL.jpg uersel Since a long while I had this old "Radsonne Ratar" bicycle lamp taking up space in my parts bin. It had a built in speedometer which was broken. When I was looking for a lamp for my last bike, it suddenly came to me that a modern bike computer should fit underneath that little window. And why not pu...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:59:33 PDT
Cycle-car http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-car/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:56:17 PDT
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Helmet-Cover-Feathers-Flames/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:14:33 PDT
Hipsterize Your Bike Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Hipsterize-Your-Bike-Key/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 01:19:28 PDT
A multi tool cheap alternative – Small seath from trashed inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Tool-Cheap-Alternative-Small-Bag-From-Tras/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 03:23:06 PDT
Bicycle Maintenance Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Maintenance-Tips/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 20:40:44 PDT
Neon Glow Bike with EL Wire Kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Glow-Bike-With-EL-Wire-Kits/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:30:57 PST
Upgrade Your Older Bicycle Frame with Modern V-Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Older-Bicycle-Frame-With-Cantilever-B/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:31:51 PST
Low Cost Bicycle Mobile Phone Mount Using (Old Deodorant Bottles) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Bicycle-Mobile-Phone-Mount-Using-Old-Deod/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 12:47:16 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/
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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/
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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/
How to lace a Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer I quite like to ride my bike, you should too, it is fun. Hopefully the saddle that comes with the bike is comfortable for you. If it is not allow me to recommend a Brooks saddle. They are made out of leather and are very comfortable. However, I am not here to sell you a saddle, I am here to remin...
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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/
The new DIY U-lock holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SMALL.jpg bicyclosis After some days of experimentation I think I found the perfect DIY holster for U-Locks. Its ideal for bikes with small frames that don't have enough space for a holster, but It works beautifully on every kind and size of frame.It's easy to make with materials you have in your drawers.What you are ...
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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/
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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/
Bicycle Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BW64/I1946DZZ/F2KBW64I1946DZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BW64/I1946DZZ/F2KBW64I1946DZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BW64/I1946DZZ/F2KBW64I1946DZZ.SMALL.jpg Gemmahaggerty After being unsuccessful in trying to find a fixed gear bike I liked, I decided to buy an old bike online with the intention to restore it, the way I wanted it. I bought this bike of for £30. Buying Parts Here is where you need to decide what parts are needed to restore the bike. The bike was in ...
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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