Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - wheel - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:51:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Wheel-Reflectors/
Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NHGT/HY0IRFIT/FY4NHGTHY0IRFIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NHGT/HY0IRFIT/FY4NHGTHY0IRFIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NHGT/HY0IRFIT/FY4NHGTHY0IRFIT.SMALL.jpg simonhaydn I must stop watching TRON: Legacy, as I keep seeing things I'd like to make and this time it's something to make you stand out on the road* and doesn't require batteries. Triangle reflectors catch the eye, because they are different to what you're expecting to see from a circular wheel, but they a...
By: simonhaydn

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:44 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
By: manuelmasc

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
bike tube repair http://www.instructables.com/id/bike-tube-repair/
bike tube repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/GB1F/HMWVZ7OW/F8PGB1FHMWVZ7OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/GB1F/HMWVZ7OW/F8PGB1FHMWVZ7OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/GB1F/HMWVZ7OW/F8PGB1FHMWVZ7OW.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Repairing a bike inner tube is not only simple and cheap, but it's also mandatory in respect for the environment. Indeed a punctured tube can be repaired many times before being thrown out. A different matter is when the tube is cut or the valve leaks, since it's more difficult repair the tube. Anyw...
By: andrea biffi

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:15:41 PDT
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-wheel-hubs-and-joining-them-to-ca/
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/3CV5/HMEXT9UJ/F443CV5HMEXT9UJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/3CV5/HMEXT9UJ/F443CV5HMEXT9UJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/3CV5/HMEXT9UJ/F443CV5HMEXT9UJ.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This is a project I did early in the year for the ratrodbikes.com Muscle Bike Build-off. It turned out very successful and wanted to share it with others... Please remember this is only an idea being provided, how good it turns out is up to the individual builder, I take no responsibility for anythi...
By: LukeTheJoker

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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 09:51:04 PDT
Carbon disc wheel for a track bike without custom tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-disc-wheel-for-a-track-bike-without-custom-/
Carbon disc wheel for a track bike without custom tooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/57AU/HFSHVYP3/FOO57AUHFSHVYP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/57AU/HFSHVYP3/FOO57AUHFSHVYP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/57AU/HFSHVYP3/FOO57AUHFSHVYP3.SMALL.jpg ideas2cycles This instructable describes how to make a one-off carbon track disc wheel without having to fabricate jigs, tools or moulds. A lathe and a drill press/milling machine is needed as well as some common composite lay-up supplies. Basic knowledge of machining and laminating is required. The wheel is ma...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 09:34:24 PDT
Bike Wheel Laundry Airer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wheel-Laundry-Airer/
Bike Wheel Laundry Airer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/2TLX/HF243NU3/FJ52TLXHF243NU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/2TLX/HF243NU3/FJ52TLXHF243NU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/2TLX/HF243NU3/FJ52TLXHF243NU3.SMALL.jpg JohanJShaw Here in the UK, we love drying our laundry outside . . . It is free, 100% environmentally friendly and it is always raining in England. Oh well, did I mention that it is free? So check out this bicycle-related Instructable that I actually use. Features Approx 20 feet of drying space. Des...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 13:17:18 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Truing - on the bike, with a marker pen. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Truing-on-the-bike-with-a-marker-/
Bicycle Wheel Truing - on the bike, with a marker pen. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HS74/HEXSSE59/FJIHS74HEXSSE59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HS74/HEXSSE59/FJIHS74HEXSSE59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/HS74/HEXSSE59/FJIHS74HEXSSE59.SMALL.jpg Wroger-Wroger This is a really easy technique of truing bicycle wheels, in the frame, using only a white board marker pen, a Chinagraph (black wax glass cutters / art pencil) or a black wax crayon, or a permanent marker etc. The best marker needs to be DARK and reasonably opaque - and easy to remove. Black white...
By: Wroger-Wroger

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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 07:02:54 PDT
How To Build A "Big Wheel" Replacement Seat With PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Big-Wheels-Replacement-Seat-With-/
How To Build A "Big Wheel" Replacement Seat With PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/N6QH/HERLNDC7/F4QN6QHHERLNDC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/N6QH/HERLNDC7/F4QN6QHHERLNDC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/N6QH/HERLNDC7/F4QN6QHHERLNDC7.SMALL.jpg davbol Even modest riding by a 4-year-old can be enough to crack and tear away the pegs from the seat of a Big Wheels tricycle.  The manufacturer's replacement is $13 -- and just as likely to fail again!  So instead, for around $4-$5 (excluding cost of glue) I built a replacement out of PVC pipe. Parts a...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:40:48 PDT
Build Your First Bike Wheel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-First-Bike-Wheel/
Build Your First Bike Wheel! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/EHUS/G29ZEXP6/FRPEHUSG29ZEXP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/EHUS/G29ZEXP6/FRPEHUSG29ZEXP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/EHUS/G29ZEXP6/FRPEHUSG29ZEXP6.SMALL.jpg Marsh It's easier than you think!This instructable describes the basic concept of how to build a 36 spoke bike wheel. Experienced wheel builders will see certain steps omitted. This is by design in an effort to simplify the process for the first time builder. We are also assuming, and this is a Herculean ...
By: Marsh

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Sat, 21 Nov 2009 14:07:53 PST
@TechShop Menlo Park: building a bicycle wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/TechShop-Menlo-Park-building-a-bicycle-wheel/
@TechShop Menlo Park: building a bicycle wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/3L1M/H8LVX61L/FUR3L1MH8LVX61L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/3L1M/H8LVX61L/FUR3L1MH8LVX61L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/3L1M/H8LVX61L/FUR3L1MH8LVX61L.SMALL.jpg TSTricky I worked in bike shops through high school and college. In that time I learned to build bicycle wheels. Some people find the idea of building a wheel intimidating but it isn't that hard. I'm going to show you how to build a wheel that has a radial pattern on one side and a more standard crossing pat...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 19:53:28 PDT
LED Lights on Bicyle Wheels for night visibility http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-on-Bicyle-Wheels-for-night-visibility/
LED Lights on Bicyle Wheels for night visibility - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Q7LJ/H5Y9W7CL/FLUQ7LJH5Y9W7CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Q7LJ/H5Y9W7CL/FLUQ7LJH5Y9W7CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Q7LJ/H5Y9W7CL/FLUQ7LJH5Y9W7CL.SMALL.jpg Aik68 The purpose is to install a LED lightening  system composed by a CR2032 Battery holder with switch unit and two LED Light Holder from Plastic Tie Wrap on a race bicycle wheel. This system will introduce an additional weight of 7 grams (about 6 grams for the battery with the switch and 1 gram for the...
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 15:43:24 PDT
How to fix a detached valve from the inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-detached-valve-from-the-inner-tube/
How to fix a detached valve from the inner tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/OU14/H6734XNJ/FIIOU14H6734XNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/OU14/H6734XNJ/FIIOU14H6734XNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/OU14/H6734XNJ/FIIOU14H6734XNJ.SMALL.jpg extrem For the begining, I am sory for my bad english. So, let's start the instructable. One day I ride my  mountain bike in the middle of nowhere  where I made a flat tire. No problem I said, I have my pump, patches and glue, so I started fixing. When I opened the tire I saw that the valve was broken. Ci...
By: extrem

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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:19:40 PDT
Old bicycle, new wheels - building a drop bolt to make the brakes fit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-bicycle-new-wheels-building-a-drop-bolt-to-/
Old bicycle, new wheels - building a drop bolt to make the brakes fit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/1349/H4VQO8JK/FV31349H4VQO8JK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/1349/H4VQO8JK/FV31349H4VQO8JK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/1349/H4VQO8JK/FV31349H4VQO8JK.SMALL.jpg bicyclebuck I have an old bicycle frame which I love, but it desperately needed some new wheels. Old frames like this use 27" wheels. Most replacement wheels aren't built to modern standards and the tire selection is just terrible. New wheels are smaller (700c) and are too short for most brakes to reach the rim...
By: bicyclebuck

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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 12:10:29 PDT
Bicycle Skirt Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Skirt-Guard/
Bicycle Skirt Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DKHB/H3Z3H3LP/FRZDKHBH3Z3H3LP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DKHB/H3Z3H3LP/FRZDKHBH3Z3H3LP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/DKHB/H3Z3H3LP/FRZDKHBH3Z3H3LP.SMALL.jpg milesfromneihu A skirt guard on a bicycle keeps your skirt, or coat, or child's feet from being flayed by the rear-wheel spokes. My kids are big enough that I no longer ride them on the back of my bike, and I can't remember when I last wore a skirt and that's not just a memory problem, either. But I do commute on...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 05:29:30 PDT
Eccentric-hub scooter / bike (no pedals) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hula-bike-no-pedals/
Eccentric-hub scooter / bike (no pedals) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3UQT/H1LWPENL/F033UQTH1LWPENL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3UQT/H1LWPENL/F033UQTH1LWPENL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/3UQT/H1LWPENL/F033UQTH1LWPENL.SMALL.jpg Gael - Tim Tim and Gael want to build a Hula bike . Main Problem : how to easily displace the hub from the center of the wheel ? Play around with spokes ? No ! way too painful . But Tim is a carpenter and has access to a router .  So They decided to craft it out of plywood planks . Quick, easy,  strong enoug...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 10:25:35 PDT
How to Rebuild a Bicycle Front Wheel Hub Using Simple Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Bicycle-Front-Wheel-Hub-Using-Simple-/
How to Rebuild a Bicycle Front Wheel Hub Using Simple Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/MZTI/GP7II8PD/FG3MZTIGP7II8PD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/MZTI/GP7II8PD/FG3MZTIGP7II8PD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/MZTI/GP7II8PD/FG3MZTIGP7II8PD.SMALL.jpg ouggnoy This instructable is intended to help you learn how to rebuild a front wheel hub on any bicycle. Any avid cyclist should know how to rebuild a wheel hub. Rebuilding the hub on your own also saves the time and money that many people spend at bike stores, when they can do the maintenance themselves. ...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 06:24:44 PDT
Antique Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Bicycle/
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 00:21:03 PST
Scraper Bike Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Scraper-Bike-Wheels/
Scraper Bike Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/8DBF/G5KPAMHS/FI78DBFG5KPAMHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/8DBF/G5KPAMHS/FI78DBFG5KPAMHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/8DBF/G5KPAMHS/FI78DBFG5KPAMHS.SMALL.jpg dan Living in Oakland you can't miss the Scraper Bike phenomenon.  Local Tyrone "Baby Champ" Stevenson is generally credited for popularizing the style.  Baby Champ advocates the scraper bike as "a way of expressing your creative side ... its a do-it-yourself thing".  Now that's a philosophy i can get b...
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 19:34:42 PST
Bicycle / Bike Wheel Truing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle--Bike-Wheel-Truing-Station/
Bicycle / Bike Wheel Truing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/U1K3/FGG8PE7T/FJTU1K3FGG8PE7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/U1K3/FGG8PE7T/FJTU1K3FGG8PE7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/U1K3/FGG8PE7T/FJTU1K3FGG8PE7T.SMALL.jpg aaron7575 Truing a wheel is a breeze with this homemade Wheel Truing Station made from junk i had laying around, a welder, a magnetic base dial indicator, and a metal chop saw. The base Find a sturdy flat piece of steel for the base. An old junk disc brake has all you need. It's heavy, flat, easy to clamp,...
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Tue, 20 May 2008 09:39:46 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...
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Tue, 13 May 2008 06:40:13 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/
Build a precision bicycle wheel truing stand for less than fifty bucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/C1RA/FCEIJ3HI/F9CC1RAFCEIJ3HI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/C1RA/FCEIJ3HI/F9CC1RAFCEIJ3HI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/C1RA/FCEIJ3HI/F9CC1RAFCEIJ3HI.SMALL.jpg theopowers Seriously, it will be as precise as any high-end stand. We'll take an inexpensive but solid Performance Spin Doctor truing stand and add threaded indicators to make it much more effective - faster to use, more durable, and light-years more precise - for less than $7. Our base: the Performance hous...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 19:10:36 PST
SpokePOV: LED Bike Wheel Images http://www.instructables.com/id/SpokePOV%3a-LED-Bike-Wheel-Images/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2006 12:15:14 PST
Atomic Zombie's Carnage chopper bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Zombie-s-Carnage-chopper-bicycle/
Atomic Zombie's Carnage chopper bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/QR97/3CQEPZY2H0F/FUNQR973CQEPZY2H0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/QR97/3CQEPZY2H0F/FUNQR973CQEPZY2H0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/QR97/3CQEPZY2H0F/FUNQR973CQEPZY2H0F.SMALL.jpg KoolKat Full suspension mountain bikes with v-shaped frames have become very popular over the years, so it's no wonder that the local landfill has been seeing more and more of the cheap steel versions lately. The typical lifespan of a department store type bike seems to be about three years. Although fully ...
By: KoolKat

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Mon, 24 Jul 2006 08:59:29 PDT
Stomp Straighten a Bicycle Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Stomp-Straighten-a-Bicycle-Wheel/
Stomp Straighten a Bicycle Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/1YKA/F8DOU7HZ/F1P1YKAF8DOU7HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/1YKA/F8DOU7HZ/F1P1YKAF8DOU7HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/1YKA/F8DOU7HZ/F1P1YKAF8DOU7HZ.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Seems like every time Star goes off a ski jump with her bike or finds a load of scrap iron to carry home, she needs a new bike wheel.Here's how we straighten them back out in a hurry, or make "taco-ed" bike wheels from the bike shop's dumpster usable again.This wheel is pretty bent. Notice how the j...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2007 15:52:31 PDT