Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - bike - repair - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:43:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bike Repair Wood Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:55:19 PDT
bike tube repair http://www.instructables.com/id/bike-tube-repair/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:15:41 PDT
Enhancing the Bike-to-Work-Day experience http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhancing-the-Bike-to-Work-Day-experience/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 21:30:18 PDT
How to Tune-Up Your Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tune-Up-Your-Brakes/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 11:09:49 PDT
Repairing a Carbon Fiber Bicycle Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Carbon-Fiber-Bicycle-Frame/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:04:03 PST
Repair of a broken Carbonfiber Bikeframe http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-of-a-broken-Carbonfiber-Bikeframe/
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 11:48:34 PST
Homemade bike repair stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-bike-repair-stand/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 17:04:00 PST
Instant puncture fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-puncture-fix/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:15:45 PDT
Quck and Easy Bicycle Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Quck-and-Easy-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/1068/H6MF48B3/F6L1068H6MF48B3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/1068/H6MF48B3/F6L1068H6MF48B3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/1068/H6MF48B3/F6L1068H6MF48B3.SMALL.jpg osusssster This instructable details how to assemble an simple, durable, and functional bicycle repair stand by repurposing other items you may  already have. I became interested in doing my own bycycle maintenance and repair on vintage bicycles after I recieved my first bill from the bike shop.  The bill cam...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 15:26:28 PDT
Make Bulk Bicycle Tube Patch Kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Bulk-Bicycle-Tube-Patch-Kits/
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 20:33:23 PDT
PVC Bench-top Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bench-top-Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2005 12:31:57 PST
Cheaper than cheap bike stand! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-than-cheap-bike-stand-1/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 16:07:18 PDT
How To Fix a Bike Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-a-Bike-Chain/
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Sun, 15 May 2011 14:10:34 PDT
Fix a flat bike tire - the Way of the Innertube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-flat-bike-tire-the-Way-of-the-Innertube/
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 22:24:49 PST
Fixing the elastic band on a bicycle pannier bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-the-elastic-band-on-a-bicycle-pannier-bag/
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010 15:13:24 PST
PVC Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Sat, 17 Mar 2007 12:02:17 PDT
Build a precision bicycle wheel truing stand for less than fifty bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-precision-bicycle-wheel-truing-stand-for-l/
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