Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 05:03:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 All-Terrain Bike Trailer and Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Terrain-Bike-Trailer-and-Dolly/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:57:40 PDT
Rooftop Bike Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooftop-Bike-Carrier/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:52:44 PDT
Doggy Bike Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggy-Bike-Wagon/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:55:29 PDT
How To Make A Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Go-Kart-1/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:21:49 PDT
Homemade Cart bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cart-bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:34:31 PDT
Restore your seemingly totalled bicycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-your-seemingly-totalled-bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:58:32 PDT
No TV unless you exercise! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-TV-unless-you-exercise/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:35:04 PDT
Sparking Bike Light/Bug Zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparking-Bike-LightBug-Zapper/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:59:24 PDT
Mobile Bicycle Powered Air Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Bicycle-Powered-Air-Compressor/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:23:13 PDT
Bicycle Cell Phone Charger (Wind Turbine with build in Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Bicycle-Cell-Phone-Charger-Wind-Turbine-with-bui/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:44:01 PDT
Awesome Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Bike-Trailer/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:39:41 PDT
Bike Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Boombox/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:04:47 PDT
Foldable bike (for free on the train!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-foldable-bike/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 02:57:04 PDT
bicycle wood fender http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-wood-fender/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:07:12 PDT
cargo-racebike http://www.instructables.com/id/cargo-racebike/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:50:59 PDT
Versatile "carry-a-bike" cargo bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-carry-a-bike-cargo-bike-trailer/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:57:01 PDT
HPV-QUADRICYCLE FOR TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/HPV-QUADRICYCLE-FOR-TWO/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:52:22 PDT
Upcycle A Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-A-Bicycle/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:45:59 PDT
Bike (key) chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-key-chain/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:58:00 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
Repaint your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Repaint-your-Bicycle/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:53:49 PDT
DRILL POWERED MINI BIKE http://www.instructables.com/id/DRILL-POWERED-MINI-BIKE/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:46:01 PDT
Vintage Style Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-Bike-Trailer/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:18:08 PDT
Sociable Tandem Cargo Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Sociable-Tandem-Cargo-Trike/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:30:13 PDT
Modern Penny Farthing http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Penny-Farthing/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:38:43 PDT
Quadrocycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadrocycle/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:10:52 PDT
Tandem homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Tandem-homemade/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:40:50 PDT
Bike Seat Secret Compartment/Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Seat-Secret-CompartmentSurvival-Kit/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:25:11 PDT
Friction drive build for bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-drive-build-for-bikes/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:01:50 PDT
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:57 PDT
Bike Rack / Bike Storage for the Home or Apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-bike-storage-rack-for-many-bikes-in-small-a/
Bike Rack / Bike Storage for the Home or Apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/R9UO/J2JET9K5Q2T/F2JR9UOJ2JET9K5Q2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/R9UO/J2JET9K5Q2T/F2JR9UOJ2JET9K5Q2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/R9UO/J2JET9K5Q2T/F2JR9UOJ2JET9K5Q2T.SMALL.jpg dan On a typical morning - after a bowl of oats and a cup of green tea - I head out the door and bike to work.  Well, I try to head for the door.  Usually I'll get to about spitting distance before stumbling over a Specialized or a Giant.  I'll move those to the side and get about 2 more steps.  Then i'...
By: dan

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Thu, 19 Oct 2006 16:24:49 PDT
TallChop, Tallbike and a Chopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Tallbike-to-a-Chopper-and-back/
TallChop, Tallbike and a Chopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/XKSX/I88LPFK9/FYFXKSXI88LPFK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/XKSX/I88LPFK9/FYFXKSXI88LPFK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/XKSX/I88LPFK9/FYFXKSXI88LPFK9.SMALL.jpg Treadmaps TallChop: This is a transforming TallBike to Chopper or the reverse.I don't really know why I made it but I saw something that sparked the idea so I built it. Find some 26 inch Junker Full Suspension bikes 1. Find 2 26inch JunkerFull Suspension bikes. Make sure one of them kind of works. The one ...
By: Treadmaps

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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:16:42 PDT
Portable Bicycle Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Water-Pump/
Portable Bicycle Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/FFKO/I88LO03M/FCCFFKOI88LO03M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/FFKO/I88LO03M/FCCFFKOI88LO03M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/FFKO/I88LO03M/FCCFFKOI88LO03M.SMALL.jpg Treadmaps This is how to make a portable bicycle water pump out of a couple simple Off The Shelf items. You can even transport the pump and stand together while attached to the bike. There are no modifications to the bike. Just a little pounding and cutting to the pump. It can pull water from 10 feet down...
By: Treadmaps

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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 22:37:02 PDT
Plaid is Rad http://www.instructables.com/id/Plaid-is-Rad/
Plaid is Rad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/99T4/I8766DGV/FIJ99T4I8766DGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/99T4/I8766DGV/FIJ99T4I8766DGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/99T4/I8766DGV/FIJ99T4I8766DGV.SMALL.jpg pcorbett This is a fairly easy project to make most any bike standout. The parts won't set you back too much to make this show bike. Lots of bling can be added as you go along. Mostly it just takes time in bits and pieces but well worth the effort. Parts and Tools One older bike single, speed is easies...
By: pcorbett

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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 18:12:34 PDT
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Bike-Smart-and-Green-for-an-Ultimate-Rid/
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In this instructable I'll show you how to make some useful electronic gadgets for your bike. The instructable contains a solar power bank with a very high 7000mAh capacity that can be recharged with a build in 5v solar panel or with a recycled CPU fan. The full cost for me was less then 10 bucks, bu...
By: Imetomi

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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:58:42 PDT
Carbon fiber bicycle fork http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-fiber-bicycle-fork/
Carbon fiber bicycle fork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YN50/I84BCYU7/F7NYN50I84BCYU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YN50/I84BCYU7/F7NYN50I84BCYU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YN50/I84BCYU7/F7NYN50I84BCYU7.SMALL.jpg Hucul19 How to make a carbon fiber bicycle fork Materials carbon fiber mat epoxy 404 High density adhesive fillerfoamMDFvacuum bag materialsTrash bags Tools CNC routervacuum pump drillban sawdrill pressdrill bits tap and die set dremeldrill bits Choose your setup Before you start to design yo...
By: Hucul19

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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 15:15:04 PDT
Bicycle Speedometer with Graphics LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Speedometer-with-Graphics-LCD/
Bicycle Speedometer with Graphics LCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/N6X4/I834XZGW/FUVN6X4I834XZGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/N6X4/I834XZGW/FUVN6X4I834XZGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/N6X4/I834XZGW/FUVN6X4I834XZGW.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This is a multi function bicycle computer I’ve designed with a 128X64 monochrome graphics LCD screen.This has real time clock as well as a temperature sensor. Measured data can either be shown in fully digital or in two different analog display modes. Bike computers have become useful accessories i...
By: hobbyman

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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 02:58:59 PDT
Chalk-O-Lot, The Mega Sidewalk Bike Chalk Grinder with Street Chalk! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalk-O-Lot-The-Mega-Sidewalk-Bike-Chalk-Grinder-w/
Chalk-O-Lot, The Mega Sidewalk Bike Chalk Grinder with Street Chalk! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SMALL.jpg Treadmaps Introducing the "Chalk-O-Lot" - a super-sized sidewalk chalk writer for your bike. Simple and straightforward to create. You're kids will be decorating the sidewalks in no time.Parts list. One 1/4 x 4 inch threaded rod with 2 nuts and washers or you could use a ZipTie for this. One 36 inch long x ...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 18:09:19 PDT
Fat Tire Tubless conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Tire-Tubless-conversion/
Fat Tire Tubless conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/BDW5/I800XA41/FIXBDW5I800XA41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/BDW5/I800XA41/FIXBDW5I800XA41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/BDW5/I800XA41/FIXBDW5I800XA41.SMALL.jpg mntbkrguy Bicycles have successfully used pneumatic tubes for a long time now but with them come some drawbacks. the extra weight of the tube probably being the least desirable. A company called Stan's No Tube came out with a system to get rid of the tube on a standard rim and tire by using a special rim stri...
By: mntbkrguy

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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 18:37:14 PDT
Wooden bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bicycle/
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By: bravoechonovember1

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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 08:15:09 PDT
Riding Push Mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-Push-Mower/
Riding Push Mower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/2Q5M/I81UZBBN/FLK2Q5MI81UZBBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/2Q5M/I81UZBBN/FLK2Q5MI81UZBBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/2Q5M/I81UZBBN/FLK2Q5MI81UZBBN.SMALL.jpg DoStuffRight I have always wanted to make a riding push mower, but never had the tools or the extra mower. Until now. Introducing the very first DoStuffRight Riding Push Mower. This can be used to mow the lawn or ride down the street to show off to the neighbors. DO NOT ATTEMPT AT HOME without knowing the ris...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:52:48 PDT
Pimp my Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-my-Old-Bicycle/
Pimp my Old Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/PWHL/I7W1SPMY/FYKPWHLI7W1SPMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/PWHL/I7W1SPMY/FYKPWHLI7W1SPMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/PWHL/I7W1SPMY/FYKPWHLI7W1SPMY.SMALL.jpg uersel In early summer 2013 I bought a beat down bicycle, built by NSU (germany). According to the frame number it was built around 1952. The idea was to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.I already did some instructables about parts of that bike. This instructable is ment to ti...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:00:29 PDT
Internal cable on any bike frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Internal-cable-on-any-bike-frame/
Internal cable on any bike frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/TZTF/I7W1XHCU/F8ETZTFI7W1XHCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/TZTF/I7W1XHCU/F8ETZTFI7W1XHCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/TZTF/I7W1XHCU/F8ETZTFI7W1XHCU.SMALL.jpg YokoAUT I bought this bike for 40 bucks, which is next to nothing, so I decided to personalize it:1. Reproduction of the spoke lock key, which I described here: Reproduce spoke lock key2. Replacement of the front hub because the flange was broken. The new flange has a smaller diameter, so I had to lace it 2...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:18:03 PDT
Brooks-like leather saddle from old mattress bicycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-mattress-bicycle-saddle-to-full-leathe/
Brooks-like leather saddle from old mattress bicycle seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XQ76/I7RGF4JO/FO9XQ76I7RGF4JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XQ76/I7RGF4JO/FO9XQ76I7RGF4JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XQ76/I7RGF4JO/FO9XQ76I7RGF4JO.SMALL.jpg P-Y UPDATED WITH STEP 10 : EDGE BURNISHINGBeeing a recent owner of a vintage CCM delivery bicycle, I wanted to install a seat / saddle that had some style. Naturally, I headed to the Brooks saddles, since I really like the style of those high quality seats. However, I decided to try to reuse an old matt...
By: P-Y

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:59:46 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
Custom Bicycle Rim Tape That Works! http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Bicycle-Rim-Tape-That-Works/
Custom Bicycle Rim Tape That Works! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/R7CS/I7LQLRO5/FFYR7CSI7LQLRO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/R7CS/I7LQLRO5/FFYR7CSI7LQLRO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/R7CS/I7LQLRO5/FFYR7CSI7LQLRO5.SMALL.jpg JM1999 FIRSTLY - BIG THANKS TO JESSYRATFINK FOR POINTING ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION ON THE THUMBNAIL IMAGE SIZE!As mentioned earlier (in two of my 'ibles) I ride BMX - I sometimes crash and get flat tires too - and I am always looking for places to make improvements in along the way.So far I have done an 'i...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:22:50 PDT
DIY Tri-bar Computer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tri-bar-Computer-Mount/
DIY Tri-bar Computer Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/ZB2H/I7L6TSYT/FVZZB2HI7L6TSYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/ZB2H/I7L6TSYT/FVZZB2HI7L6TSYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/ZB2H/I7L6TSYT/FVZZB2HI7L6TSYT.SMALL.jpg xb4r7x Aerobars (especially clip-ons) take up a TON of handlebar real estate. This can leave you with little to no space to install your head-unit. Some of these handlebars come with options for mounting computers, but many do not. Fortunately, for about $2-5 you can make a simple (and lightweight - mine w...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:30 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Ski-bike-20/
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/RMLP/I7CCE03T/FKURMLPI7CCE03T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/RMLP/I7CCE03T/FKURMLPI7CCE03T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/RMLP/I7CCE03T/FKURMLPI7CCE03T.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP A ski-bike is a magnificent contraption that uses the basic elements of a bicycle fastened to downhill skis to ride down a snowy slope.My first attempt at creating a downhill ski-bike resulted in a fully functioning prototype and was overall, a success. It performed as I suspected it would. The ride...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:04 PDT
rare earth magnet magnetic induction loop trickster for cyclists. http://www.instructables.com/id/rare-earth-magnet-magnetic-induction-loop-trickste/
rare earth magnet magnetic induction loop trickster for cyclists. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SMALL.jpg BikeWrenchMorgan This is a simple and easy to make (also inexpensive) device which fools magnetic induction loops into thinking there's a car on top of them. This makes an traffic light so equipped go into its change sequence. Buy the magnets. I purchased mine from amazing magnets at www.amazingmagnets.com and wi...
By: BikeWrenchMorgan

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 07:34:31 PDT
BAR T.A.B. (Take Along Bar) http://www.instructables.com/id/BAR-TAB-Take-Along-Bar/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:37:57 PDT