Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - cycle - bike http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 03:27:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY reflective tape armour for bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-reflective-tape-armour-for-bike/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:37:56 PDT
DIY Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Balance-Bike/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:26:10 PDT
Handlebar beer holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Handlebar-beer-holder/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 07:45:29 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
Bike mudguard from picture hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-picture-rail-hook-into-a-bike-mud-guard/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 06:03:45 PST
TubeFob: Handy Bicycle Inner Tube Luggage Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/TubeFob-Handy-Bicycle-Inner-Tube-Luggage-Tie/
TubeFob: Handy Bicycle Inner Tube Luggage Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3G2X/HGH6Q7FT/FRU3G2XHGH6Q7FT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3G2X/HGH6Q7FT/FRU3G2XHGH6Q7FT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3G2X/HGH6Q7FT/FRU3G2XHGH6Q7FT.SMALL.jpg JohanJShaw TubeFob: Handy Bicycle Inner Tube Luggage Tie This is how I carry a strip of inner tube that can be used to tie down groceries etc. to the luggage rack of my bike. As fellow makers will appreciate, this stuff has many other uses. Why not add inner tube to your Every Day Carry alongside paracord and...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 06:39:43 PDT
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 recyclable soda bottle mudguard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-recyclable-soda-bottle-mudguard/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 07:09:23 PDT
Refurbishing and Modernizing an Old Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-and-Modernizing-an-Old-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:03:42 PDT
How to fix or true a bent bike rim with no tools in under a minute. (great for finishing races) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-or-true-a-bent-bike-rim-with-no-tools-i/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/F7FO/H4AGLYUN/FBEF7FOH4AGLYUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/F7FO/H4AGLYUN/FBEF7FOH4AGLYUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/F7FO/H4AGLYUN/FBEF7FOH4AGLYUN.SMALL.jpg mykiscool A few months ago I had a mountain bike race in Vail Lake Temecula, and I was unable to complete the race. Do you know why? It's because I didn't know the trick I am about to show you. I hit a pothole, bent ("taco'd) my rim and was unable to fix it, so I had to throw the race. Now I know this trick t...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 22:02:11 PDT
Featherlight fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Featherlight-fender/
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:08:08 PDT
Old Headlight Converted to LED Bicycle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Headlight-for-Bicycle-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/EC54/H0JBUSLK/FBIEC54H0JBUSLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/EC54/H0JBUSLK/FBIEC54H0JBUSLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/EC54/H0JBUSLK/FBIEC54H0JBUSLK.SMALL.jpg jenspen Old motorcycle light converted to LED for bicycle. The LED: http://www.satisled.com/1w-high-power-led-white-star-emitter-8090lm_p118.html
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 15:51:16 PDT
How To Ghostride a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Ghostride-a-Bike/
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 17:35:29 PST
Helmet Bike Light Front and Rear in 30 Mins. http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-Bike-Light-Front-and-Rear-in-30-Mins/
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:26:16 PST
Complete Tandem Bike Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Tandem-Bike-Build/
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:32:38 PST
John O' Groats to Lands End Bike Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/John-O-Groats-to-Lands-End-Bike-Ride/
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 11:51:05 PST
Waterproof nighttime LED running lights for your bicycle. http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-nighttime-LED-running-lights-for-your-b/
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Sat, 25 Sep 2010 00:37:46 PDT
Build the SpinScooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-SpinScooter/
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 09:57:28 PDT
Scraper Bike Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Scraper-Bike-Wheels/
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 19:34:42 PST
CLASSIC FIXED GEAR http://www.instructables.com/id/CLASSIC-FIXED-GEAR-NON-HIPSTER-EDITION/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SMALL.jpg brianhabicht  Some photos of my 1972 Schwinn Varsity fixed gear conversion
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 18:27:22 PST
Rigging Vintage Sachs hub, using Sturmey Archer components http://www.instructables.com/id/Rigging-Vintage-Sachs-hub-using-Sturmey-Archer-co/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2010 15:05:34 PST
Tow a Boat with a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tow-a-Boat-with-a-Bike/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 18:53:21 PDT
Pedal Belts for Cycling Efficiency. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedal-Belts-for-cycling-efficiancy/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 09:43:54 PDT
Warm Feet and Hands for Winter Cycling http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Feet-and-Hands-for-Winter-Cycling/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2009 10:42:22 PST
How To Skitch on a Bicycle (Grab onto a moving Car) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Skitch-on-a-Bicycle-Grab-onto-a-moving-Car/
How To Skitch on a Bicycle (Grab onto a moving Car) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/EIWC/FNZAEX1F/FL0EIWCFNZAEX1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/EIWC/FNZAEX1F/FL0EIWCFNZAEX1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/EIWC/FNZAEX1F/FL0EIWCFNZAEX1F.SMALL.jpg Elevatormajor 'Warning: Nothing in this instructable is suggesting that you actually go out and try this. Skitching can be extremely dangerous and by no circumstance should anybody ever do it period. Also cigarette's are bad, don't drink if your pregnant and keep knives away from kids...And limit exposure to rock...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2008 15:24:26 PST
PIMP MY FIREBIKE- make it even more dangerouser with service pack 3. (WITH VIDEO CLIP) http://www.instructables.com/id/PIMP-MY-FIREBIKE-make-it-even-more-dangerouser-wi/
PIMP MY FIREBIKE- make it even more dangerouser with service pack 3. (WITH VIDEO CLIP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/WJPJ/FN82NY0K/F02WJPJFN82NY0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/WJPJ/FN82NY0K/F02WJPJFN82NY0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/WJPJ/FN82NY0K/F02WJPJFN82NY0K.SMALL.jpg FriendOfHumanity If you have a lot of time on your hands you may remember my firewheel bike instructable ;http://www.instructables.com/id/DANGEROUS-WHEEL-LIGHTS-for-a-moron-who-will-not-wi/... well its a bit like that one but its all dangeroused up with headlights and tends to get a bit hot.Read on ...VIDEOLINKTHIS ...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 12:25:09 PST
DANGEROUS WHEEL-LIGHTS . (now with videolink). http://www.instructables.com/id/DANGEROUS-WHEEL-LIGHTS-for-a-moron-who-will-not-wi/
DANGEROUS WHEEL-LIGHTS . (now with videolink). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/L5I9/FHOI1X7L/FNBL5I9FHOI1X7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/L5I9/FHOI1X7L/FNBL5I9FHOI1X7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/L5I9/FHOI1X7L/FNBL5I9FHOI1X7L.SMALL.jpg FriendOfHumanity DO NOT DO THIS...MY LIFE IS OVER, IT'S OK, BUT YOU HAVE SO MUCH TO LIVE FOR.Boy, I want those wheel lights but it's very doubtful that I'm not going to win them with this substandard entry...so I'll make my own and enter the process thus making some weird logic paradox.But anyhoo, here goes;It came ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 09:15:41 PDT
Bicycle Window Box- For the transient gardener. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Window-Box--For-the-transient-gardener./
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Fri, 23 May 2008 11:29:09 PDT
Planning a good daily cycle route. http://www.instructables.com/id/Planning-a-good-daily-cycle-route./
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Tue, 13 May 2008 16:58:31 PDT
The Unicycle freemount: By popular demand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Unicycle-freemount/
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Tue, 13 May 2008 13:53:48 PDT
Crush All Those Who Stand Before You, The Environmentally Friendly Way. http://www.instructables.com/id/Crush-All-Those-Who-Stand-Before-You-The-Environm/
Crush All Those Who Stand Before You, The Environmentally Friendly Way. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/LDWC/FG6GSX7D/FZALDWCFG6GSX7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/LDWC/FG6GSX7D/FZALDWCFG6GSX7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/LDWC/FG6GSX7D/FZALDWCFG6GSX7D.SMALL.jpg FriendOfHumanity Convert your bicycle into an object of desire that makes even the hardiest mountain bike look like a little girl's cycle by comparison. Parts + Tools Needed... and Step 1. Your bicycle.A fat wheel from a trailer or van car.Some bits of metal tubing.A hacksaw.A Welder,(I used an arc welde...
By: FriendOfHumanity

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Tue, 13 May 2008 06:40:13 PDT
Bicycle Survival Kit ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bycicle-Survival-Kit-/
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Tue, 6 May 2008 12:50:35 PDT
mtb maintenance: how to fix preload on mtb shocks http://www.instructables.com/id/mtb-maintenance-how-to-fix-preload-on-mtb-shocks/
mtb maintenance: how to fix preload on mtb shocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/Y45T/FCEILR8G/FGDY45TFCEILR8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/Y45T/FCEILR8G/FGDY45TFCEILR8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/Y45T/FCEILR8G/FGDY45TFCEILR8G.SMALL.jpg bedbugg2 i have recently upgraded my shocks on my mtb from a RST gila (100mm travel) to a marzocchi jr-t (150mm travel) i have advertised them in my local paper but then i notice a break in the right preload where you could just turn it and turn it and it wouldnt come to a stop...it wouldnt adjust the stiffn...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2008 09:50:02 PST
Automatic Bicycle Handlebar End Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bicycle-Handlebar-End-Lights/
Automatic Bicycle Handlebar End Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/H6VM/F7YPXJWE/F31H6VMF7YPXJWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/H6VM/F7YPXJWE/F31H6VMF7YPXJWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/H6VM/F7YPXJWE/F31H6VMF7YPXJWE.SMALL.jpg Handsome-Ryan Welcome,This Instructable will teach you step-by-step how to integrate automatically illuminating LED's into the ends of your bicycle's handlebars. The lights operate using a reed switch and magnet so very little permanent modification of the stock handlebars is required. The only irreversible alter...
By: Handsome-Ryan

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Sun, 21 Oct 2007 17:36:31 PDT
$2 Adjustable Fork-mounted Supplementary Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Adjustable-Fork-mounted-Supplementary-Bike-Ligh/
$2 Adjustable Fork-mounted Supplementary Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/0WWL/F7DWQS69/F3X0WWLF7DWQS69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/0WWL/F7DWQS69/F3X0WWLF7DWQS69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/0WWL/F7DWQS69/F3X0WWLF7DWQS69.SMALL.jpg Handsome-Ryan I was looking for an inexpensive way to add supplementary lighting to the dynamo powered headlight on my new bike. After a very dark ride down the local Multi-use Path I knew I needed to add some more lights but I didn't want to clutter the handlebars with heavy and often expensive bicycle specific ...
By: Handsome-Ryan

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Fri, 5 Oct 2007 10:20:12 PDT
Ultimate 18v Bike Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-18v-Bike-Light!/
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By: douglas.mauro

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Fri, 15 Dec 2006 10:40:27 PST
Poor Mans GPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-GPS/
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Mon, 31 Jul 2006 11:57:31 PDT
Recumbent Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Recumbent-Bike/
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By: cuica

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Tue, 23 Aug 2005 15:44:26 PDT