Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:56:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bicycle Bell Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Bell-Fix/
Bicycle Bell Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E5DN/HET1EOH0/FUXE5DNHET1EOH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E5DN/HET1EOH0/FUXE5DNHET1EOH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E5DN/HET1EOH0/FUXE5DNHET1EOH0.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier My wife loves her pink bicycle, but when her bell stopped working after one to many over emphatic "bring-brings," she was anything but happy. To be more clear, the internal mechanism that caused the actuator to return after it was pressed broke. So to use the bell, she had to manually move it forwar...
By: Kurt E. Clothier

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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 01:40:21 PDT
Build a long-wheelbase low racer recumbent bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-long-wheelbase-low-racer-recumbent-bicycle/
Build a long-wheelbase low racer recumbent bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/K1K6/FBGW8A6Z/FI5K1K6FBGW8A6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/K1K6/FBGW8A6Z/FI5K1K6FBGW8A6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/K1K6/FBGW8A6Z/FI5K1K6FBGW8A6Z.SMALL.jpg homba This instructable details how to construct a fast, inexpensive recumbent bike from one 1980's-era road bike plus some bits off a scrap bike. You should be able to build this for around $100 less paint. I plan to document how to build the kid's version shown in the video in the future.***UPDATE July ...
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 19:26:17 PST
Bicycle Top Tube Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Top-Tube-Adapter/
Bicycle Top Tube Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/9RKN/FSH7DU4O/F069RKNFSH7DU4O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/9RKN/FSH7DU4O/F069RKNFSH7DU4O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/9RKN/FSH7DU4O/F069RKNFSH7DU4O.SMALL.jpg SKPhoto Many hitch-mounted bike racks require a flat top tube. This is a top tube adapter to fit a mountain bike to a hitch-mounted bicycle rack. The cheapest one I've found is $20. I thought it would be simple to make with household junk and $7 worth of pins.This is my first Instructable, feel free to c...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2009 17:50:38 PDT
Make replacement pads for a cycling helmet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-replacement-pads-for-a-cycling-helmet/
Make replacement pads for a cycling helmet. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/CEH7/GKQ395MW/F57CEH7GKQ395MW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/CEH7/GKQ395MW/F57CEH7GKQ395MW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/CEH7/GKQ395MW/F57CEH7GKQ395MW.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui This is how I made a set of replacement pads for my cycle helmet. The cycling season is about to begin so I decided to spruce my cycle helmet with a new set of pads. I have a size 8 head which is difficult to get a helmet big enough for, I bought this  XL helmet about 5 years ago (the biggest avai...
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Mon, 28 Feb 2011 19:02:16 PST
Bike light generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-light-generator/
Bike light generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/HBZY/G23UTQ2B/FR5HBZYG23UTQ2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/HBZY/G23UTQ2B/FR5HBZYG23UTQ2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/HBZY/G23UTQ2B/FR5HBZYG23UTQ2B.SMALL.jpg gordoflash This project came about because batteries go flat. Especially when you don't want them to. If you want a bright light on the front of your bike and don't want the hassle of recharging batteries or heaven forbid having to buy new ones, then check this out. Some expense is required, but no more than...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:39:32 PST
Make your own bite-valve hydration system http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-bite-valve-hydration-system/
Make your own bite-valve hydration system - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/8G3T/FBN9VUKR/FD18G3TFBN9VUKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/8G3T/FBN9VUKR/FD18G3TFBN9VUKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/8G3T/FBN9VUKR/FD18G3TFBN9VUKR.SMALL.jpg chaiken Problem to be solved: like many folks who bicycle or hike, I've used bite-valve, hands-free hydration systems for years. Unfortunately commercial hydration systems include a plastic bladder that is easy to puncture, difficult to clean and expensive to replace. In addition, wearing a backpack th...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 22:24:08 PST
Thorn Proof Bicycle Tire Tube Flat Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Thorn-Proof-Bicycle-Tire-Tube-Flat-Protector/
Thorn Proof Bicycle Tire Tube Flat Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J1B0/H5E9PTI2/FL8J1B0H5E9PTI2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J1B0/H5E9PTI2/FL8J1B0H5E9PTI2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J1B0/H5E9PTI2/FL8J1B0H5E9PTI2.SMALL.jpg Wildbilly66 I struggled trying to find a thorn proof or at least very very thorn resistant bicycle tire tube protector. I have unsuccessfully tried tire tube liners as they seemed to cause more rubbing flats then they fixed though I now realize a step in this instructable could help remedy that. I have also tri...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:43:09 PDT
Tow a Boat with a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tow-a-Boat-with-a-Bike/
Tow a Boat with a Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SMALL.jpg hpstoutharrow If you live near a lake but not on the lake; a bike boat trailer is the way to tow your small boat to the neighborhood lake. This trailer is made from black iron pipe and wheelbarrow wheels. It uses standard threaded pipe fittings so there is no welding involved. The boat is 9 feet long and wei...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 18:53:21 PDT
How to lace a Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-Brooks-saddle/
How to lace a Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer I quite like to ride my bike, you should too, it is fun. Hopefully the saddle that comes with the bike is comfortable for you. If it is not allow me to recommend a Brooks saddle. They are made out of leather and are very comfortable. However, I am not here to sell you a saddle, I am here to remin...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:24:12 PDT
Building a better Tall Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-better-Tall-Bike/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2005 17:03:19 PST
DIY FIXIE - fixed gear, trackbike frame.. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FIXIE-fixed-gear-trackbike-frame/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2009 09:43:31 PDT
Bamboo Cargo Bike (Tiki Bike) - Updated 12/1/2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-inspiration/
Bamboo Cargo Bike (Tiki Bike) - Updated 12/1/2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SMALL.jpg Buddha Knuckle Design and InspirationThis is my first Instructable, so please forgive me if it does not read the way you would like it to. This is a build diary of sorts. There is a lot of information written as tags on the pictures, so make sure to examine those if you choose to use this instructable. I had bee...
By: Buddha Knuckle

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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 07:43:02 PDT
Transforming Bicycle! Tall Bike to Chopper Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-Bicycle-Tall-Bike-to-Chopper-Bike/
Transforming Bicycle! Tall Bike to Chopper Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Y0IZ/IMQJF1JJ/FG3Y0IZIMQJF1JJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Y0IZ/IMQJF1JJ/FG3Y0IZIMQJF1JJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Y0IZ/IMQJF1JJ/FG3Y0IZIMQJF1JJ.SMALL.jpg rachl009 VIDEOThis bike transforms from a tall bike to a chopper/low rider (and back) while you ride it! It is made with a full suspension mountain bike and a set of gas shocks. The spring on the mountain bike is removed to allow the bike to pivot, the fork and rear triangle of the bike are extended. The ...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 20:17:44 PDT
Installing a Power Commander V on a Yamaha FZ8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Power-Commander-V-on-a-Yamaha-FZ8/
Installing a Power Commander V on a Yamaha FZ8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/UL6R/GYQFRKH5/FXHUL6RGYQFRKH5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/UL6R/GYQFRKH5/FXHUL6RGYQFRKH5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/UL6R/GYQFRKH5/FXHUL6RGYQFRKH5.SMALL.jpg jumb5150 About a month ago, I installed a Yoshimura R77-D slip on pipe for my bike. After installing it, I heard how great my bike sounded but realized that its performance is not being utilized. I decided to pick up a Power Commander V from Dynojet. This unit lets you gain control over fuel delivery and tim...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:19:31 PST
Long John Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-John-Cargo-Bike/
Long John Cargo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SQUARE.jpg https://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
How to remove your handlebar grips in one piece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-your-handlebar-grips-in-one-piece/
How to remove your handlebar grips in one piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/DSZG/GALHEVCD/FRRDSZGGALHEVCD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/DSZG/GALHEVCD/FRRDSZGGALHEVCD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/DSZG/GALHEVCD/FRRDSZGGALHEVCD.SMALL.jpg ottist35 Hi all! I was playing around with my bike:s handle bars the other day trying to figure out a modification. The handle bars were the beach cruiser type and I decided to shorten them up a bit, but I wanted to be able to re-use the handle grips. So here is how I handle the task. Tools you will need...
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Fri, 18 Jun 2010 18:57:11 PDT
How to ride a motorcycle for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Ride-a-Motorcycle-for-Beginners/
How to ride a motorcycle for beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/UIBY/IM28XY3D/FQ8UIBYIM28XY3D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/UIBY/IM28XY3D/FQ8UIBYIM28XY3D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/UIBY/IM28XY3D/FQ8UIBYIM28XY3D.SMALL.jpg jiaheng1 If you are reading these instructions, chances are you want to get into the world of riding a motorcycle. Riding a motorcycle is not as difficult as people think.DANGER: Riding is a very dangerous activity, so keep that in mind every time you ride and ride within your limits.WARNING: Beginners shoul...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 19:08:23 PDT
How to mount a heavy bicycle U Lock with a DIY bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-mount-a-heavy-bicycle-U-Lock-with-a-DIY-bra/
How to mount a heavy bicycle U Lock with a DIY bracket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/N0YD/FL612FVD/FGTN0YDFL612FVD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/N0YD/FL612FVD/FGTN0YDFL612FVD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/N0YD/FL612FVD/FGTN0YDFL612FVD.SMALL.jpg captmoose The problem: a heavy 5 lb Kryptonite U lock (plus a cable) with a small bracket which gave me limited mounting options. I wanted to mount it on the handlebars or front fork to balance the overall weight of the rig. I work in Philly which is famous for bicycle theft, so the beefy lock and cable are...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 08:15:49 PDT
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Reverse-Steering-Bike/
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/ZCB2/IGTY8T4I/FGQZCB2IGTY8T4I.SMALL.jpg Marsh Here's something that will really develop your neuro-plasticity! A bicycle whose front wheel turns right when you turn the handlebars left and visa versa.Don't ask me why, because I don't have an answer. A friend wanted the bike and knew I could build it, so it fell to me to do so. Tools and Mater...
By: Marsh

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:28:09 PST
PVC Wheelchair,(1 inch Pipe) http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Wheelchair1-inch-Pipe/
PVC Wheelchair,(1 inch Pipe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/0W6I/HVGXPMMS/FJ10W6IHVGXPMMS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/0W6I/HVGXPMMS/FJ10W6IHVGXPMMS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/0W6I/HVGXPMMS/FJ10W6IHVGXPMMS.SMALL.jpg brownbox This Instructable is instructions for a fully functional PVC wheelchair. This wheelchair isn't meant to support weight that exceeds 200 pounds due to the structural integrity of the PVC, and bending of the axle. But as always one can modify the axle to be larger,(which i due recommend) for my axle e...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 22:37:02 PDT
PVC Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Truck-Bed-Bike-Rack/
PVC Truck Bed Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/C0W5/GS3BE5QK/F5MC0W5GS3BE5QK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/C0W5/GS3BE5QK/F5MC0W5GS3BE5QK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/C0W5/GS3BE5QK/F5MC0W5GS3BE5QK.SMALL.jpg justkillintime Hello all. Recently I started cycling and I didn't prefer just throwing my bike into the back of my truck. I checked my local bike shop, looked online and either the systems required drilling/bolting to my bed or were over $100. I ran across an image of a PVC bike rack and liked what I saw. If you g...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 13:04:03 PDT
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-wheel-hubs-and-joining-them-to-ca-1/
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This is a follow up to my original "Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims!" Instructable.The original can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-w...This Instructable is more off an idea provoker, a way to encourage anyone doing this sort of thing to think...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:57:07 PDT
Broken Electric Razor Scooter Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Electric-Razor-Scooter-Hack/
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Sun, 20 May 2012 10:58:38 PDT
10€ BICYCLE USB CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/10-BICYCLE-USB-CHARGER/
10€ BICYCLE USB CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LQMK/J3OPRJUE/FBULQMKJ3OPRJUE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LQMK/J3OPRJUE/FBULQMKJ3OPRJUE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LQMK/J3OPRJUE/FBULQMKJ3OPRJUE.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman Hi,in this Instructable I want to show you, how to create your own Bicycle USB charger for a bicycle dynamo for less than 10€. This summer, I took an bicycle tour with my friend for around two weeks and we had the problem that we don't had access to a power socket to charge our batteries for our GP...
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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 10:25:19 PDT
Greg's Electric Powered Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Gregs-Electric-Powered-Bicycle-Trailer/
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Tue, 7 Sep 2010 07:34:36 PDT
How to clean a hydration bladder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-a-hydration-bladder/
How to clean a hydration bladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/W8MG/GQ5QBYO6/F55W8MGGQ5QBYO6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/W8MG/GQ5QBYO6/F55W8MGGQ5QBYO6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/W8MG/GQ5QBYO6/F55W8MGGQ5QBYO6.SMALL.jpg skaterqwertyuiop We all hate nasty hydration bladder water. This instructable will teach you how to clean your hydration bladder after using it so it doesn't get nasty.  Take it apart Empty all water out of it Then take the mouth piece off, pull the hose out, etc. Bend the hanger You heard me- bend the hanger....
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 11:57:31 PDT
Building a strong flexible bicycle trailer coupler. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-strong-flexible-bicycle-trailer-coupler/
Building a strong flexible bicycle trailer coupler. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/8IGN/FW5H06SS/FXR8IGNFW5H06SS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/8IGN/FW5H06SS/FXR8IGNFW5H06SS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/8IGN/FW5H06SS/FXR8IGNFW5H06SS.SMALL.jpg weblar This Instructable will demonstrate how to build a coupler that can be used with a variety of bicycle trailers that will turn and rotate in all possible directions: up and down, side to side, and rotate to allow the trailer to "tip" from side to side during travel. I had seen a previous Instructable...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 20:54:46 PDT
How to "Fly" a Human Powered Hydrofoil - the "Aquaskipper" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fly-a-Human-Powered-Hydrofoil---the-Aqua/
How to "Fly" a Human Powered Hydrofoil - the "Aquaskipper" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/K47G/WSUEXCFIR6S/FS8K47GWSUEXCFIR6S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/K47G/WSUEXCFIR6S/FS8K47GWSUEXCFIR6S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/K47G/WSUEXCFIR6S/FS8K47GWSUEXCFIR6S.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson The "Aquaskipper" is a human powered hydrofoil made by Inventist.com . It's similar to the original Swedish Trampofoil, which is no longer available. There's also one called the "Pumpabike" from South Africa.They're also called "hull-less watercraft" and "flapping wing propulsion vessels".You bounce...
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Fri, 2 Feb 2007 22:20:49 PST
Building Better Bucket Panniers http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Better-Bucket-Panniers/
Building Better Bucket Panniers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/EXL8/GFA3Z7EM/F1WEXL8GFA3Z7EM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/EXL8/GFA3Z7EM/F1WEXL8GFA3Z7EM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/EXL8/GFA3Z7EM/F1WEXL8GFA3Z7EM.SMALL.jpg terroir du monde I live in the rainy Northwest United States and have seen these nifty 4-gallon square bucket panniers on some bikes over the past few years.  A new pre-assembled pair will set you back about 90 dollars.  I knew I could build them cheaper. Plus, I get way more satisfaction out of DIY products. For ar...
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 20:48:22 PDT
A simple bicycle frame jig http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-bicycle-frame-jig/
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Thu, 17 May 2012 13:14:36 PDT
Wind turbine with bicycle wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-turbine-with-bicycle-wheels/
Wind turbine with bicycle wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/file/MOV.gif http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/file/MOV.gif frednerk This instructable uses bicycle wheels to create a wind turbine. Some construction ideas come from A Home Power Plant - Wind Power Generator Revisedby bhunter736Making a simple Savonius wind turbinehttp://www.macarthurmusic.com/johnkwilson/MakingasimpleSavoniuswindturbine.htmThe timber frame idea com...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2008 03:12:02 PST
A DIY Sun-Protective Brim for a Bicycle Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Sun-Protective-Brim-for-a-Bicycle-Helmet/
A DIY Sun-Protective Brim for a Bicycle Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CO08/FOD7QHJT/FFCCO08FOD7QHJT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CO08/FOD7QHJT/FFCCO08FOD7QHJT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CO08/FOD7QHJT/FFCCO08FOD7QHJT.SMALL.jpg TallDaveOS INTRO - My girlfriend and I are doing a shakedown cycle tour in prep for our impending two-year bike tour from Vietnam to Mexico [via SE Asia, China, Kazakhstan, Europe, Quebec, and the US] starting in Feb next year.At the moment we're heading south down the east coast of Australia (from Cairns to S...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 08:53:15 PST
EXTREME Mountain Biking in Your Back Yard http://www.instructables.com/id/EXTREME-Mountain-Biking-in-Your-Back-Yard/
EXTREME Mountain Biking in Your Back Yard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/KA79/H0OIUPZ3/FPWKA79H0OIUPZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/KA79/H0OIUPZ3/FPWKA79H0OIUPZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/KA79/H0OIUPZ3/FPWKA79H0OIUPZ3.SMALL.jpg Emsaid         Mountain biking in your back yard is pretty lame... ...unless you follow this instructable and make your yard into an EXTREME mountain biking course!         I enjoy mountain biking but the closest bike parks are still pretty far away and I don't go often, so I decided to make a park in my ...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 13:58:43 PDT
Chainsaw Bike!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Bike/
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By: ThriftStore Hacker

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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:17:44 PDT
Install a headset in a bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-a-headset-in-a-bike/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2005 18:30:03 PST
Reverse steering bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-steering-bike/
Reverse steering bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/I3WF/H1JU3SQJ/F75I3WFH1JU3SQJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/I3WF/H1JU3SQJ/F75I3WFH1JU3SQJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/I3WF/H1JU3SQJ/F75I3WFH1JU3SQJ.SMALL.jpg Gael - Tim           We're not professional welders, but we attempted to build one of those reverse steering badass bikes. We started with watching internet vids, and a special visit to our favourite scrap metal junkyard. And found there an amazing not even rusty differential . We had two bikes, one adult size...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:30:05 PDT
Bike Chain Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Chain-Bracelet/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2009 00:28:40 PDT
REcycle - How to Build a Two Wheel Cargo-bike http://www.instructables.com/id/REcycle-How-to-Build-a-Two-Wheel-Cargo-bike/
REcycle - How to Build a Two Wheel Cargo-bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SMALL.jpg GiulioC14 This is the story of an old MTB frame, a newborn daughter, a big love for cycling and how all that eventually led to the creation of a Cargo Bike. It was 2011.Some years later (and many other Cargo builds) our project of recycling old MTB frames eventually turned into a bigger one. But that is anoth...
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Thu, 4 May 2017 08:41:37 PDT
Easy Cheap/free Bicycle Flashlight Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheapfree-Bicycle-Flashlight-Mount-1/
Easy Cheap/free Bicycle Flashlight Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/4SMW/GW3WX7KU/FMR4SMWGW3WX7KU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/4SMW/GW3WX7KU/FMR4SMWGW3WX7KU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/4SMW/GW3WX7KU/FMR4SMWGW3WX7KU.SMALL.jpg kingannoy TL;DR version: It's essentially just the threaded part of a plastic bottle sized to fit by heating it up attached with a tie-wrap. The tools I used: a lighter a pipe wrench a utility knife and a iron saw The materials used: a plastic bottle a tie-wrap optionally some kind of rubber  Cut the top ...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2011 13:22:43 PST
Bike Trailer Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Hitch-2/
Bike Trailer Hitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/0PFP/HJKBN1DX/FGM0PFPHJKBN1DX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/0PFP/HJKBN1DX/FGM0PFPHJKBN1DX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/0PFP/HJKBN1DX/FGM0PFPHJKBN1DX.SMALL.jpg moaibob This is a very cheap Hitch made with a swivel caster, a bracket for antenna poles and  a piece of square iron pipe. To be fixed under the bike saddle. Great just because it allows the movement on three axes, so there's complete freedom while biking. What you need A swivel caster with bolt. Make...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 06:19:17 PDT
The Bicycle Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bicycle-Bubble-Machine/
The Bicycle Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SMALL.jpg heinzdrei Finally, be the star of commuter traffic! Make all the kids in the neighbourhood happy! Or just jealous! Engage in inspiring discussions with chemtrail believers! With the wind-driven Bicycle Bubble Machine drawing a dense stream of soap bubbles behind you, you too can bring peace and happiness back...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 12:40:30 PDT
Recycled Handlebar Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Handlebar-Bike-Rack/
Recycled Handlebar Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/KESH/HGH6K542/F23KESHHGH6K542.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/KESH/HGH6K542/F23KESHHGH6K542.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/KESH/HGH6K542/F23KESHHGH6K542.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson My dear beloved bike Gunther met an untimely demise when he and I "won the door prize" (got doored) and he was sent careening off into the Great Bicycle Beyond. This project is dedicated in his memory (and created with some of his remains ;) THIS INSTRUCTABLE WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO MAKE A WALL-MOUN...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:03:27 PDT
Helmet paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-paint/
Helmet paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SQUARE.jpg https://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
DIY Home Bicycle Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/
DIY Home Bicycle Repair Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/AWPL/9Q2ES9J4ZJ8/FCTAWPL9Q2ES9J4ZJ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/AWPL/9Q2ES9J4ZJ8/FCTAWPL9Q2ES9J4ZJ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/AWPL/9Q2ES9J4ZJ8/FCTAWPL9Q2ES9J4ZJ8.SMALL.jpg pizz easy sturdy home bicycle repair stand. What you need: black plumbing pipes: (for top of stand) 1 - 2" piece 2 - 3" pieces 2 - 4" pieces 3 - 3/4" elbows 1 - 3/4" T-joint (center of stand) 1 - 36" pipe (Bottom of stand) 4 - 10" pieces of pipe 2 - 12" pieces of pipe 1 - 3/4" T-joint 4 - 3/4" pipe ...
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Sun, 24 Sep 2006 20:22:33 PDT
Easy cleaning for the Garmin Premium HR Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-cleaning-for-the-Garmin-Premium-HR-Strap/
Easy cleaning for the Garmin Premium HR Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SMALL.jpg fireballxl5 My first Garmin Premium HR strap started to exhibit erratic readings a little less than a year after I started using it. I had followed a basic protocol of rinsing and drying it regularly, but that's not enough for these fabric based straps. Based on some articles and information from Garmin, I deve...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:07:34 PST
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
Natural Wood Indoor Bicycle Stand for Under $15 USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Wood-Indoor-Bicycle-Stand-for-Under-15-US/
Natural Wood Indoor Bicycle Stand for Under $15 USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/QPOG/FHQPF4JB/FQCQPOGFHQPF4JB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/QPOG/FHQPF4JB/FQCQPOGFHQPF4JB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/QPOG/FHQPF4JB/FQCQPOGFHQPF4JB.SMALL.gif Protostar I keep my bicycle indoors due to space constraints outdoors. After looking at various manufactured bike stands, I decided to make one that would not look like it belonged in a bike shop rather than in my room. I prefer the look of natural woods and glass, and wanted to match that motif if I could. T...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 15:31:14 PDT
Toddler Balance Bike from used child's bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Balance-Bike-from-used-childs-bike/
Toddler Balance Bike from used child's bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QITC/H5ENPWAE/FIWQITCH5ENPWAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QITC/H5ENPWAE/FIWQITCH5ENPWAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/QITC/H5ENPWAE/FIWQITCH5ENPWAE.SMALL.jpg seamster Toss out those training wheels, and teach your kids to ride using a homemade balance bike! A balance bike is a small pedal-less bike used for teaching toddlers how to ride, and they offer many advantages over using training wheels. If you'd like to read more about balance bikes, twowheelingtots.com...
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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 10:32:58 PDT
No Weld Single Wheel Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Single-Wheel-Bike-Trailer/
No Weld Single Wheel Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/8DIK/J0X51T0P/FVT8DIKJ0X51T0P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/8DIK/J0X51T0P/FVT8DIKJ0X51T0P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/8DIK/J0X51T0P/FVT8DIKJ0X51T0P.SMALL.jpg nomeansno A simple to build trailer with easy to find parts has been a goal of mine for a few years. It had to fit various styles of bikes and carry different loads or containers. This is the result of brainstorming with many like-minded friends. It has lasted through load tests and distance trials. This desi...
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 20:42:18 PDT
FMF Dirt Bike Polishing!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/FMF-Dirt-Bike-Polishing/
FMF Dirt Bike Polishing!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SMALL.jpg MagicHonda If you have a old worn out FMF pipe that has rust, grease, or just plain dirt on it, then this tutorial is for you. Today I will show you how to clean/ polish you FMF Pipe to make it look shiny and new again! What you need! -Exhaust pipe-Foil-Water-Paper towel;This will work basically on any exha...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:26:37 PDT