Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 May 2016 22:49:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Rebuilt Ergonomic Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Rebuilt-Ergonomic-Bicycle-Saddle/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:35:57 PDT
High Visibility Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Visibility-Vest/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 23:57:28 PDT
Magnetic Bike Light: 5 Minute Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bike-Light-5-Minute-Make/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:28:43 PDT
Chainsaw Bike!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Bike/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:17:44 PDT
Bicycle Picnic Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Picknick-Box/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 05:59:16 PDT
DIY Bicycle Turn Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Turn-Signal/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:23:34 PDT
Bike Tire Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-Belt/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 19:02:03 PDT
Super effective DIY tire levers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Effective-DIY-Tire-Levers/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:35:15 PDT
Bike Trailer Shopping Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Shopping-Cart/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:15:17 PDT
Buying and Selling Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/Buying-and-Selling-Bicycles/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 14:32:23 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Canoe-Cart/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 19:33:43 PDT
A retro bicycle saddlebag http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Retro-Bicycle-Saddlebag/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:09:42 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
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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/
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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/
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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
(updated) Fit LED lighting and a digital speedo into a vintage bicycle speedometer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fit-a-Bike-Computer-Into-an-Old-Bicycle-Speedomete/
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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 pouch 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/
Low Cost Bicycle Mobile Phone Mount Using (Old Deodorant Bottles) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/HNZ2/IK7C1HVR/FLYHNZ2IK7C1HVR.SMALL.jpg MetalG1 Hi everyone i am back with my second instructable and this time i have come up with a low cost bicycle mount using old deo bottles.I was tired with my old plastic clamps as they, were breaking very frequently and each time they break i had to buy a new one , so i decided to make my own bicycle clamp...
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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/
Crazy Giant EYEBALL Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/BE64/IJ8Z1200/FB7BE64IJ8Z1200.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/BE64/IJ8Z1200/FB7BE64IJ8Z1200.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/BE64/IJ8Z1200/FB7BE64IJ8Z1200.SMALL.jpg mcarty Every experienced city cyclist knows that high visibility colors and bright blinky lights do not always translate to being seen by drivers. There's a big difference between being visible and being seen. So how can bike riders improve their chance of being seen?My solution is to hack basic human psy...
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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/
$5.00 Bicycle Headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SMALL.jpg Dr Frugal What you'll need: Five 1/2" Conduit hangers I bought mine at Lowe's for $0.50 each see attached link:Lowes 1/2" conduit hangers2 Ozark Trail 9-LED Mini Flashlight they come w/ batteries I got mine from Walmart for $1.00 each see attached link: Walmart Flashlights Joining the conduit hangers &...
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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/
DIY Bicycle U-Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/5X4H/II0K4T6R/FB45X4HII0K4T6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/5X4H/II0K4T6R/FB45X4HII0K4T6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/5X4H/II0K4T6R/FB45X4HII0K4T6R.SMALL.jpg LosAlfajores Having packed up all of my earthly belongings into the back of an ancient 1992 Ford Ranger, I clunked and bounced along the 689 miles between San Diego, CA, and Provo, UT. After almost 10 hours of driving, I pulled off the freeway and onto a city street, when my truck started making the most un...
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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/
Shorten Your Lock-On Bicycle Grips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/XA4P/IHZ6U4QT/F2LXA4PIHZ6U4QT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/XA4P/IHZ6U4QT/F2LXA4PIHZ6U4QT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/XA4P/IHZ6U4QT/F2LXA4PIHZ6U4QT.SMALL.jpg ranggapanji If you tend to tinker your bicycle a lot like me, having a pair of lock-on grips is a blessing. No more struggling to get them off when you want to swap your handlebar, shifters, or brakelevers, while the locking mechanism prevents the grips from twisting off when you're mashing your pedals real har...
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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/
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SMALL.jpg Marsh Here's something that will really develop your neuro-plasticity! A bicycle whose front wheel turns right when you turn the handlebars left and visa versa.Don't ask me why, because I don't have an answer. A friend wanted the bike and knew I could build it, so it fell to me to do so. Tools and Mater...
By: Marsh

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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/
Business Card Holder From Bike Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/M5P4/IGSF0C99/F77M5P4IGSF0C99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/M5P4/IGSF0C99/F77M5P4IGSF0C99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/M5P4/IGSF0C99/F77M5P4IGSF0C99.SMALL.jpg rachl009 This past weekend I showed my Transforming Tall Chopper Bike at two mini maker fairs and wanted to make a stand for some business cards. I made this simple card holder from a cog of a bike freewheel and a piece of wire. Take Apart Freewheel Take apart the freewheel to separate each cog. This vid...
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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/
A custom Chopper BMX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/6DA3/IGMJO5LE/FFU6DA3IGMJO5LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/6DA3/IGMJO5LE/FFU6DA3IGMJO5LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/6DA3/IGMJO5LE/FFU6DA3IGMJO5LE.SMALL.jpg Krieg_Krazy I found a decent condition chrome BMX at a carboot, I was searching for one there.I had fun riding it, nut the shape and the weight of it made it slightly bad for stunts, and I don't like doing them anyway, I just enjoy riding bikes. Putting it together. Also I had a Hybrid Halfords X-rated Dirt ...
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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/
Convert old dynamo headlight to LED Bicycle Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Q19Y/IG9MMRNY/FB1Q19YIG9MMRNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Q19Y/IG9MMRNY/FB1Q19YIG9MMRNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Q19Y/IG9MMRNY/FB1Q19YIG9MMRNY.SMALL.jpg VinceL6 Convert old dynamo headlight to LED Bicycle Light Make an environment friendly ynamo powered bicycle LED light I have a spolit cheap dynamo light. I modify my existing bicycle light to this led lightYou'll need:old headlight for bicycle an L-shape picture hook a dynamo lightsome wires Fixing the ...
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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/
Bamboo Hextubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SMALL.jpg lgrake Hex Tubes- The Basics Hextubes are bamboo/carbon fiber composite tubes that are strong, stiff, lightweight, and relatively easy to construct with basic woodshop tools.I’ve been making these things for a few years now, and I’ve figured out some techniques that seem to work pretty efficiently, but I a...
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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/
Bent ply wood bike fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SMALL.jpg dswaim I made this simple laminated plywood bike fender a few years ago for my beat up old road bike (one too many soggy butt rides) This was a perfect weekend project for this bike loving DIYster, made of inexpensive materials and relatively easy to assemble. I added a graphic on the back for a bit of fla...
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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/
Foldable Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/3HB6/ICRXSBV9/FHX3HB6ICRXSBV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/3HB6/ICRXSBV9/FHX3HB6ICRXSBV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/3HB6/ICRXSBV9/FHX3HB6ICRXSBV9.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman Hello, in this Instruction, i will show you, how to make a foldable bike trailer out of an old kids/dog bike trailer.The idea was, that I want to have an biketrailer, which is big enough to transport two boats and a tent but also small enough, that I can simply transport it in a car, but there is no...
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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