Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - diy http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:20:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Front wheel kryptonite bike lock hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Wheel-Kryptonite-Bike-Lock-Hack/
Front wheel kryptonite bike lock hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CNI1/IPTJBO8W/FB6CNI1IPTJBO8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CNI1/IPTJBO8W/FB6CNI1IPTJBO8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CNI1/IPTJBO8W/FB6CNI1IPTJBO8W.SMALL.jpg iteetooL I had 2 kryptonite lock barrels that the U part was cut by some thieves with bolt cutters. I trashed them, but then decided to keep them as evidence prints etc.Had them laying around buried in my bike junkbox. I always loop my chain through the front wheel to prevent theft, in NYC I see plenty of bi...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:23:12 PDT
DIY Bike LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-LED-Lights/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:38:08 PDT
Replacing the Handlebar Tape on a Racing Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-Handlebar-Tape-on-a-Racing-Bike/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:45:25 PDT
another 0$ bike bottle holder, pipe based http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-0-Bike-Bottle-Holder-Pipe-Based/
another 0$ bike bottle holder, pipe based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/2QMK/IOYDDT5Z/FXT2QMKIOYDDT5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/2QMK/IOYDDT5Z/FXT2QMKIOYDDT5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/2QMK/IOYDDT5Z/FXT2QMKIOYDDT5Z.SMALL.jpg thirschbuechler You don't want to give away hard-earned money for a bike bottle holder and don't consider other approaches to be rigid, durable or multi-functional enough? (i.e. wire+welding or coathanger)Then my pipe-based solution may be worth a look.What I like most about it is that it took only about 2h to cons...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 07:08:34 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
Custum fit Record Phone Holder, or how to bring a thermoplast into new shape http://www.instructables.com/id/Custum-Fit-Record-Phone-Holder-or-How-to-Bring-a-T/
Custum fit Record Phone Holder, or how to bring a thermoplast into new shape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/64AM/IOOM5PLW/FZA64AMIOOM5PLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/64AM/IOOM5PLW/FZA64AMIOOM5PLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/64AM/IOOM5PLW/FZA64AMIOOM5PLW.SMALL.jpg CaveMax This is about how to make an individual phoneholder from scratch like pvc-pipe, a vinyl or any other thermoplast for the bike. I made a few so far and came to the conclusion that old pvc-pipe is the strongest raw material I used, but usually they dont carry recordlabels on them, right?Here I am writ...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 10:18:04 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
DIY: Bike Smartphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Smartphone-Holder/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:06:39 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
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
Electric Trike with bmx front end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-With-Bmx-Front-End/
Electric Trike with bmx front end. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello Everyone!I'm back with another fun electric bike build. I recently junked an old trike frame from a previous project and since the rear part of the trike was still in reasonably good condition i wanted to make something new.You can check out all of my previous builds here on instructables.com ...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:01:28 PDT
BICYCLE ROOF RACK http://www.instructables.com/id/BICYCLE-ROOF-RACK/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 05:41:52 PDT
Self Assembling Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Assembling-Bicycle-1/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 16:48:16 PDT
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST
Wood Mudguard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mudguard/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 01:46:14 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
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
USB powered Bicycle Frontal lighting system http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-Bicycle-Frontal-lighting-system/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:16:13 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
Flat Pack Bikebag http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Bikebag/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:52:36 PST
TRON style bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/TRON-style-bicycle/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 03:33:23 PST
cheap easy to make light up dirt bike stand http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-easy-to-make-light-up-dirt-bike-stand/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 05:39:28 PST
Build a Mud Flap for Your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Mud-Flap-for-Your-Bike/
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 22:32:17 PDT
The new DIY U-lock holster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-new-DIY-U-lock-holster/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:32:38 PDT
Bike mudguard from pvc blind http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-mudguard-with-pvc-blind/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:34:39 PDT
How to change dropout spacing, ( Cold setting with Golden JACK ) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-change-dropout-spacing-golden-JACK/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:37:44 PDT
Doggy Bike Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggy-Bike-Wagon/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:55:29 PDT
Simple Singlespeed Conversion [SSC] http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Singlespeed-Conversion-SSC/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:43:40 PDT
Seat post adaptor made with soda cans http://www.instructables.com/id/Seat-post-adaptor-made-with-soda-cans/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:06:05 PDT
​How to make quick bike bags - panniers from used jerrycans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-quick-bike-bags-panniers-from-used-jer/
​How to make quick bike bags - panniers from used jerrycans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/QV9X/I8LGI9XF/F31QV9XI8LGI9XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/QV9X/I8LGI9XF/F31QV9XI8LGI9XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/QV9X/I8LGI9XF/F31QV9XI8LGI9XF.SMALL.jpg hobhob Made to be cheap, easy and quick to set up. Since we move often to live in different place, we can't possess much stuff. Moving with just an handful of bolt in our pocket is so far the best system we found. Our rear track support only 25 kg, we usually carry 10 kg/jerrycans. No problem in forest tr...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:51:13 PDT
DIY Bike Repair Stand ver 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-ver-20/
DIY Bike Repair Stand ver 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/SDYP/I8FR4I1D/FEASDYPI8FR4I1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/SDYP/I8FR4I1D/FEASDYPI8FR4I1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/SDYP/I8FR4I1D/FEASDYPI8FR4I1D.SMALL.jpg thaisons_corner I recently posted an "Instructable" for a cheap DIY Bicycle Repair Stand that you can mount on your deck or any sturdy work station. (You can find it here -- http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/. But after staring at it for an hour or so, I decided that I also wanted to build on...
By: thaisons_corner

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:11:39 PDT
Custom Bike Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Bike/
Custom Bike Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/IUYC/I92LUHVW/FPVIUYCI92LUHVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/IUYC/I92LUHVW/FPVIUYCI92LUHVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/IUYC/I92LUHVW/FPVIUYCI92LUHVW.SMALL.jpg rgrodziski Hi everyone this is my first insructable I hope you'll enjoy it ! Frame Sanding The First step is the removal of the old paint. We have several techniques to do it:-the most famous is sanding so basically you grab a piece of sand paper and rub it around your frame. -the chemical way by taking cau...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:55:42 PDT
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SMALL.jpg thaisons_corner I have been wanting to purchase a Bike repair stand for quite sometime now but I have always been a little uneasy about paying over $100 for a stand. I found a few DIY pages and read through them and decided to take everything I saw and make something a little more simple with things you can pick u...
By: thaisons_corner

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:57 PDT
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Skid-Chair-Feet-From-Recycled-Inner-Tube/
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid We have beautiful hardwood floors in our house and I want to be sure they stay scratch free for years to come. I knew there was a reason why I saved my old Inner Tubes, I'm not crazy after all. I'm going to make protective feet for our furniture to prevent future scuffs.Tools Needed: Scissors Pen Gl...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:58:37 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/FAX0/I7NL2WAO/FM2FAX0I7NL2WAO.SMALL.jpg ceejwells I built this horse to dress up my bike for cruiser rides, parades, special events. I made it so it easily attaches with zip ties and doesn't permanently stay on the bike. I like to put it on the bike once I take it off my car rack and I'm at the event, then I snip the zip ties and take it off before...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Cargo-Trailer-from-ChildKid-bike-trail/
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SMALL.jpg marpilli I've seen several DIY bike cargo trailers and I had a burning desire to build one of my own. Oddly enough, I have no real reason for needing one. But, I didn't let that stop me. :)Most of the DIY trailers have a non-adjustable platform for cargo. I decided I would use nylon webbing to construct a...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:54:45 PST
E-MountainBike Video Build Log http://www.instructables.com/id/e-MountianBike-Build-Log/
E-MountainBike Video Build Log - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 Main Parts: Specialized Bike Bafang 48V 750W BBS02 Kit with 50V 9.5Ah Battery: (20R)I just finished Building my first electric bike. I think that this wood panel strategy is one of the best ways to build an ebike kit. The bike is clean, water proof, and affordable. I built this bike for an e...
By: W1LL7

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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:00:56 PST
DIY Contactless magnetic induction bike dynamo http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-contactless-magnetic-bike-rim-dynamo/
DIY Contactless magnetic induction bike dynamo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SMALL.jpg stonioni ***WORK IN PROGRESS***I'm in test phase of this project and i want to share with you the progresses!First of all, inspiration:...and its patent: https://www.google.com/patents/DE202011107060U1?cl=enThen, principles involved in this project:- Eddy current- Magnetic inductionReady? GO! TEST #1 magn...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 16:33:17 PST
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-induction-safety-bike-lights-Nearly-invis-1/
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SMALL.jpg stonioni This safety light system blinks as far the wheel spins: faster it spins, faster rate the leds blink. I'ts contactless so here is quite no friction. It uses magnetic induction so it’s battery and maintenance free, waterproof and really clean in design. Perfect for all purposes! Here in Italy Reelight...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 04:59:59 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
DIY: Bicycle tyre puncture Armour protection. Ultra-Light weight. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-tyre-puncture-Armour-protection-Ultra-/
DIY: Bicycle tyre puncture Armour protection. Ultra-Light weight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/BA9U/I2R9X81M/FBLBA9UI2R9X81M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/BA9U/I2R9X81M/FBLBA9UI2R9X81M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/BA9U/I2R9X81M/FBLBA9UI2R9X81M.SMALL.jpg Ultra_Alto This Guide will show you how to create a simple, Super cheap, light and effective way for protecting your Bicycle tyres from punctures. Getting a puncture is not a nice feeling, Puncture protection tyres are expensive, With a little know how and a few cheap materials, you have have world class prot...
By: Ultra_Alto

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:41:57 PST
DIY Electric Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Bike/
DIY Electric Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid I live in Eugene, Oregon, one of the most bicycle friendly small cities around, and I really like making use of the many, many bike paths and bike lanes that thread throughout the town and out into the surrounding natural areas. As long as you can handle the rain, this place is a fantastic area for...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:34:03 PST
Bicycle Sidecar and Trailer Build... http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar-and-Trailer-Build/
Bicycle Sidecar and Trailer Build... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SMALL.jpg Gothtec Spent a couple of lovely sunny days building this. Did it because I wanted to see how a sidecar worked and how it felt to ride. This is due to buying one for my motorcycle. Then I just kept going and added a trailer too!!!
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:32:51 PDT
Helmet paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-paint/
Helmet paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SMALL.jpg pulkit9694 REpainting your helmet by your own.DIY guys The original I had this steel bird companies helmet with me which was working well with my old bike, since i purchased a new Royal Enfield black color i was not satisfied with the same graphical cover on my head.So, taking a risk and enthusiasm in mysel...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:59:56 PDT
1999 Marzocchi Bomber Mountain Bike Fork Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/1999-Marzocchi-Bomber-Mountain-Bike-Fork-Rebuild/
1999 Marzocchi Bomber Mountain Bike Fork Rebuild - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SMALL.jpg timothytdiy I was given a Wicked Fat Chance with a blown out Marzocchi Bomber fork. If you're not familiar with it, it was a somewhat high end fork when it came out. It offers adjustable dampening through changing the air pressure.When I got it, the fork wasn't holding air pressure and would go flat pretty quic...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:40:08 PDT
Free Propeller Bike Mod Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Propeller-Bike-Mod-Update/
Free Propeller Bike Mod Update - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/M1B9/I09LTOQ6/FR6M1B9I09LTOQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/M1B9/I09LTOQ6/FR6M1B9I09LTOQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/M1B9/I09LTOQ6/FR6M1B9I09LTOQ6.SMALL.jpg powertothepeople This instructable covers some improvements in the propeller bike mod and a video of the test ride with some more info and how the bike performed. Please find the first instructable at the link below.http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Propeller-Bike/ Test Ride Using a 10A door bell switch, s...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:25:02 PDT
Lego Tire Valve Caps - REMIX http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Tire-Valve-Caps-REMIX/
Lego Tire Valve Caps - REMIX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid Instructables.com just created the REMIX CONTEST so I chose imaseahawksfan's Instructable, How to make Lego® valve stem caps.I have been creating valve caps since I was a BMX riding teenager. I started with dice and gave them to all of my friends. In the last two years I started making them again an...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:16 PDT
Mount a U-Lock on Women's Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-a-U-Lock-on-Womens-Bike-Frame/
Mount a U-Lock on Women's Bike Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/HW52/HYWT7V55/FZ3HW52HYWT7V55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/HW52/HYWT7V55/FZ3HW52HYWT7V55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/HW52/HYWT7V55/FZ3HW52HYWT7V55.SMALL.jpg skyla157 I've been so frustrated trying to find a way to mount a Kryptonite Series 2 u-lock on my Women's bike frame. The angle the seat post meets the top bar makes it impossible to secure the supplied bracket to the bike frame and the minimal space between the top and bottom bar leaves no room to do much w...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:19:08 PDT
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-for-heavy-cargo/
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/5TZD/I24M5YG6/FLE5TZDI24M5YG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/5TZD/I24M5YG6/FLE5TZDI24M5YG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/5TZD/I24M5YG6/FLE5TZDI24M5YG6.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you need to transport heavy cargo with your bike you can build a tough trailer like the one I helped to build in Piubici for the Bricheco girl. Unlike the first trailer I built, this one is bigger and heavier, but let you carry whatever you wish.You only need a pair of small bicycle wheels and so...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
Revolution - Bike Stamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SMALL.jpg PierreP "Revolution" turns your bike wheel into a rolling stamp. The stamps are 3D printed letters to clip on your wheel with a cable tie. Push the inking roll against the wheel to ink the letters and leave your message on the pavement. You can easily customize and 3D print all the parts you need in the clo...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT