Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - cargo - bike http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:07:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Make your Cargo Bike into a Swedish House http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbing-the-Cargo-Bike-as-a-Swedish-House/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:12:25 PDT
cargo bike ke http://www.instructables.com/id/cargo-bike-ke/
cargo bike ke - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/RIS7/HYI656C0/FVORIS7HYI656C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/RIS7/HYI656C0/FVORIS7HYI656C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/RIS7/HYI656C0/FVORIS7HYI656C0.SMALL.jpg kehrlich1 Bought an old bike :-) Step 1 Moje první foto, nákladní kolo 110cm x 75cm. Steel Yesterday the purchase of steel for cargo space 110cm x 75cm. Steel 2,5 cm x 2,5 cm a 3,5 cm x 7 cm. Wood help Dřevěná deska pomůže k lepšímu středu celý rámeček. Aby se zabránilo šikmo. 1 piece V sou...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:17:46 PDT
How to build an Ergonomic Cycle Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-ergonomic-Cycle-Truck/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:30:08 PDT
No Weld, Lightweight, Foldable Urban Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Lightweight-Foldable-Urban-Bike-Trailer/
No Weld, Lightweight, Foldable Urban Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/Z0TA/HO7X2GJY/F19Z0TAHO7X2GJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/Z0TA/HO7X2GJY/F19Z0TAHO7X2GJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/Z0TA/HO7X2GJY/F19Z0TAHO7X2GJY.SMALL.jpg andredodot This cargo trailer is super easy to make, requiring no welding, just using nuts and bolts to put things together.The inspiration for this DIY project is the wonderful Burley Travoy, an urban bike trailer that doubles as a hand truck -- very useful for example when you are out shopping.I wanted somet...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:12:04 PST
Bicycle Trailer Hitch (to Luggage Rack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Hitch-to-Luggage-Rack/
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Sat, 11 May 2013 11:09:40 PDT
The Tyler Trike / Cargo bike http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tyler-Trike-Cargo-bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/B0TQ/HFSH57FX/FEHB0TQHFSH57FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/B0TQ/HFSH57FX/FEHB0TQHFSH57FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/B0TQ/HFSH57FX/FEHB0TQHFSH57FX.SMALL.jpg mick bull My old Rottwieller Tyler is nearly 12 years old, weighs 11 stone and suffers bad from arthritis so can only get about a few yards nowadays, we used to love going out for walks and even though his brain still works his body is slowly giving up. I looked at buying some sort of trailer to get him about...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 18:13:54 PDT
2 Wheeled Cargo Bike from old mountain bike frame http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Wheeled-Cargo-Bike-from-old-mountain-bike-frame/
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:37:57 PST
Haul an extra bike on the Xtracycle - Easy fork mount carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Haul-an-extra-bike-on-the-Xtracycle-Easy-fork-mo/
Haul an extra bike on the Xtracycle - Easy fork mount carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/J1J9/H2MYKBY7/F7OJ1J9H2MYKBY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/J1J9/H2MYKBY7/F7OJ1J9H2MYKBY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/J1J9/H2MYKBY7/F7OJ1J9H2MYKBY7.SMALL.jpg pobriant Too much fun with the Xtracycle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbgqsGwZj4s&feature=g-upl The Xtracycle cargo bike is famous for hauling everyone and anything.  Occasionally you also need to haul an extra bike.   But normally carrying a bike on a bike is typically somewhat awkward even for a longtai...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 09:04:42 PDT
Bicycle Cargo Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Cargo-Trailer/
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Thu, 3 May 2012 19:40:56 PDT
Converting a Bicycle Child Trailer into a Cargo Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-Child-Trailer-for-a-Bicycle-to-a-Carg/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2012 14:54:53 PST
Kiddie Bike Trailer, all grown up http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiddie-Bike-Trailer-all-grown-up/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 18:04:10 PST
Steel and Wood Bicycle Cargo Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-and-Wood-Bicycle-Cargo-Rack/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:11:28 PDT
Easiest bike cargo trailer EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-bike-cargo-trailer-EVER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/HYAY/GP3T0RLD/FSWHYAYGP3T0RLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/HYAY/GP3T0RLD/FSWHYAYGP3T0RLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/HYAY/GP3T0RLD/FSWHYAYGP3T0RLD.SMALL.jpg laurihart Yeah, I don't know how to weld, but I do know how to kludge!  This trailer will take you less than 30 minutes and under $10 in parts if you can get a used trailer that someone is tossing out.  (Try craigslist or freecycle.com for people getting rid of the old, ripped up trailers.) Take any kid-carr...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 16:50:18 PDT
Convert an old Burley trailer from kid to cargo carrier. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-old-Burley-trailer-from-kid-to-cargo-ca/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/J8VN/GKS0QJ6L/F55J8VNGKS0QJ6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/J8VN/GKS0QJ6L/F55J8VNGKS0QJ6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/J8VN/GKS0QJ6L/F55J8VNGKS0QJ6L.SMALL.jpg UrgentUnguent I got an old Burley trailer through Craigslist for $30. The fabric had some mildew but everything was sound. Carefully trim away the unnecessary fabric and straps, sealing any frayed ends with a torch or lighter. Remove the side frames. For the forward post, measure the angle with a bevel gauge and...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2011 19:04:22 PST
Homemade Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bicycle-Trailer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/971E/GGAOZ5EV/F6Q971EGGAOZ5EV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/971E/GGAOZ5EV/F6Q971EGGAOZ5EV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/971E/GGAOZ5EV/F6Q971EGGAOZ5EV.SMALL.jpg calischs In the summer of 2008, I downloaded the plans for the "Deep and Short" bike trailer available here.  I was about to move into Grinnell College's EcoHouse, a house full of Grinnell students committed to decreasing their environmental impact and helping the college test new sustainable technology on i...
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Tue, 9 Nov 2010 09:27:24 PST
NJAK - NOT Just Another Kickstand http://www.instructables.com/id/NJAK-NOT-Just-Another-Kickstand/
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Wed, 13 Oct 2010 07:51:34 PDT
Xtends - Convert Your Bike Into A Long Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Xtends-Convert-Your-Bike-Into-A-Long-Cargo-Bike/
Xtends - Convert Your Bike Into A Long Cargo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/2549/GE7LBTJX/FR82549GE7LBTJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/2549/GE7LBTJX/FR82549GE7LBTJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/2549/GE7LBTJX/FR82549GE7LBTJX.SMALL.jpg bikeframe Here is how I added an extension to a bicycle so I could haul boxes of vegetables from a farmer's market. The Xtends unit uses a discarded bicycle frame and some electrical tubing. My cost was under $20 but the Xtends unit could be built for free if you have a good recycle pile. The Xtends unit...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 18:24:50 PDT
Backpack on a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-on-a-Bike/
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Tue, 31 Aug 2010 16:37:26 PDT
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Childs-Bicycle-Trailer-into-a-Cargo-Tra/
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 After 7 years of loyal service, our bicycle trailer was of no use anymore because our children cycle by themselves. However, as our type of cycling trips shifted to longer distances (multiple days), we required a luggage trailer instead. Instead of investing in a cargo trailer or building one, I de...
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 08:13:45 PDT
Long John Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-John-Cargo-Bike/
Long John Cargo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SMALL.jpg gsport george Bicycles are great. They make moving about much more efficient and fast than walking, without having to worry about fuel, tax, insurance, parking etc etc. But if you need to take some stuff with you it gets more difficult. Cargo bikes come in two basic types; ones where you put all the stuff behind ...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:18:41 PDT
KITTY litter pannier! http://www.instructables.com/id/KITTY-litter-pannier/
KITTY litter pannier! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/KOZC/FZ8J3HYV/F9CKOZCFZ8J3HYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/KOZC/FZ8J3HYV/F9CKOZCFZ8J3HYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/KOZC/FZ8J3HYV/F9CKOZCFZ8J3HYV.SMALL.jpg brendonnn a more permanent version of a traditional kitty litter pannier for bicycles. especially suited for those who don't want their hard work jacked.just a few notes:-this will show you how to make one pannier--for two, pretty much do this twice (i like one permanent hard pannier and another detachable cl...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 09:52:32 PDT
Bike Trailer -- tough and light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-tough-and-light/
Bike Trailer -- tough and light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/540Q/FWYHW54L/FX4540QFWYHW54L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/540Q/FWYHW54L/FX4540QFWYHW54L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/540Q/FWYHW54L/FX4540QFWYHW54L.SMALL.jpg arcraven Instructions on how to build a tough and light bicycle trailer out of standard light gauge angle iron found at the hardware store. This design is tough, relatively light, easy to build and easy to customize. Collect Tools Tools required for this job include --HammerChiselHack sawAdjustable wrenc...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 20:12:01 PDT
Best Cat Litter Bike Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Cat-Litter-Bike-Buckets/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2008 11:20:42 PDT
5 Gallon Panniers http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Gallon-Panniers/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2007 08:27:45 PST
Bike Trailer and Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-and-Cargo-Bike/
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Tue, 11 Dec 2007 15:48:57 PST
Temporary Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Temporary-Bicycle-Trailer/
Temporary Bicycle Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/40QB/F1B3RE6N/FJD40QBF1B3RE6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/40QB/F1B3RE6N/FJD40QBF1B3RE6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/40QB/F1B3RE6N/FJD40QBF1B3RE6N.SMALL.jpg bennokr In this instructable, I'll show you how to make a temporary bicycle trailer out of a sled, a kick scooter , an aluminum bar and a bunch of scrap wood. And some screws, and duct tape.A bicycle trailer is a two-wheeled cart to hang from your bike, to transport stuff in, for example. But what do I mean...
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Fri, 11 May 2007 18:46:11 PDT