Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - light - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:24:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Bike LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-LED-Lights/
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By: Constructed

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:38:08 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
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
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
LED bike lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-for-bike/
LED bike lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you wish to make by yourself a powerful lamp for your night bike rides, as some beautiful lights you can buy, the best choice in my opinion is to build it with a commercial LED lamp. Since some of these lamps work with 12V AC current, I decided to use as power source a 12V DC Li-po battery. The l...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:20:36 PDT
1000+ lumen MTB Light - Drill / Miter Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-lumen-MTB-Light-Drill-Miter-Saw/
1000+ lumen MTB Light - Drill / Miter Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SMALL.jpg mtbgrinder FIRST POST!! Last year I set out to create a MTB light (Helmet and Bar) for trail riding without breaking the bank and with reasonable tooling and parts sourcing.  Everything here was sourced from Fastenal, Newark Electronics, Battery Space and LED Supply.com  To say the least, I'm very happy with t...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:58:19 PST
Build a Bamboo Bicycle (And Light it up!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bamboo-Bicycle-And-Light-it-up/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 19:51:22 PDT
FlashBack - Backpack, Camelbak or Jersey Integrated LED Bike Flashers http://www.instructables.com/id/LiteBack---Backpack-or-Camelback-Mounted-LED-Bike-/
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Tue, 27 May 2008 21:36:29 PDT