Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:00:02 PST BLOX v1.01 Solar Powered Disco Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Disco-Bike-Trailer/
Solar Powered Disco Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/CS0I/I3AK9XTI/F5LCS0II3AK9XTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/CS0I/I3AK9XTI/F5LCS0II3AK9XTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/CS0I/I3AK9XTI/F5LCS0II3AK9XTI.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Building this Solar Power Bike Trailer was probably the most fun I've ever had during a build. (Really anytime I get to use a cut-off wheel on an angle grinder, I'm pleased.) Furthermore, I'm excited for the years of fun I will have with this trailer, towing a portable dance party behind my bike! My...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:55:11 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
Honda Motorized Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Honda-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:29:17 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
How to make the best DIY trouser strap in the world (works as leather bracelet too!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-waste-material-into-the-best-DIY-trouser-stra/
How to make the best DIY trouser strap in the world (works as leather bracelet too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ZFS/I35RB98P/FIK3ZFSI35RB98P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ZFS/I35RB98P/FIK3ZFSI35RB98P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ZFS/I35RB98P/FIK3ZFSI35RB98P.SMALL.jpg pandoheas I love trouser straps, they are one of the most important accessories of my bicycle life. I’ve bought several types over the years but I’ve never really found one that is tough for everyday use and convenient enough at the same time. So, I ‘ve sat down and designed one myself. Using again scrap mate...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:50:44 PST
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-Fender-Bridge-Near-Full-Coverage-Fenders-For-/
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 I had trouble putting a rear fender on my favorite bike because of the clearence between the tire and the brake arms. You run into this problem on bikes that were designed for performance, i.e. not commuting. I didn't want to use narrower tires. I was already forced to run 700X25 tires when I usuall...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:45:50 PST
Bike beer holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-beer-holder/
Bike beer holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/93OV/FYTCM4PB/FJV93OVFYTCM4PB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/93OV/FYTCM4PB/FJV93OVFYTCM4PB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/93OV/FYTCM4PB/FJV93OVFYTCM4PB.SMALL.jpg djeremie Being green and biking is great but can be annoying when you have to transport 12 beers for the end of the soccer game. As a true sportsman I decided to do something about it! No embarrassing girl bike basket in the front of my bike, but instead a cool Plexiglas box in the back. Requirements -Sh...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2009 05:13:32 PDT
DIY Electric Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Bike/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:34:03 PST
Make your Cargo Bike into a Swedish House http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbing-the-Cargo-Bike-as-a-Swedish-House/
Make your Cargo Bike into a Swedish House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SMALL.jpg kristiansidelmann This project started because we're about to embark on the (hopefully) wonderful journey of parenthood. We're figured this would be a good time to fix our broken cargo bike. And why not make make into a small house for the kid, now we're at it.You'll need:An old worn out Cargo bikeWeatherproof paintM...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:12:25 PDT
DIY Reflective Cycling Sweatshirt - Skeleton and Japanese Demon http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reflective-Cycling-Sweatshirt-Skeleton-and-Jap/
DIY Reflective Cycling Sweatshirt - Skeleton and Japanese Demon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/F6PV/I21R2I4O/FE0F6PVI21R2I4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/F6PV/I21R2I4O/FE0F6PVI21R2I4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/F6PV/I21R2I4O/FE0F6PVI21R2I4O.SMALL.jpg push_reset Who says that reflective gear needs to be boring? Not me. You can buy reflective tape and reflective fabric by the yard, choose an image and create your own designs! There are a few different types of reflective material, which I don't go into here, but I will tell you that I used Engineer Grade mat...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 10:56:26 PST
Bicycle Chain Waxer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Waxer/
Bicycle Chain Waxer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/819P/I1U3E2PX/F1H819PI1U3E2PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/819P/I1U3E2PX/F1H819PI1U3E2PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/819P/I1U3E2PX/F1H819PI1U3E2PX.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov There are many ways to apply lubricant to a bicycle. One way is to apply paraffin wax to the chain. This is typically done by taking the chain off using a chain breaker. This instructable will show you how to make a chain waxer that does not require the chain to be removed from the bicycle. Patter...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:04:28 PDT
horse bike http://www.instructables.com/id/horse-bike/
horse bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Giddy-up, pilgrim!Whether you're wrangling cattle or just cruising along a country road, everything is better with a horse. Combine your favourite things about riding horses with the convenience of a bicycle, with the horse bike!Maybe you need a horse to go with your knight or Zorro costume, or mayb...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:57:21 PDT
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Slip-Bicycle-Accessory-Hack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:34 PDT
U-Lock Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/U-Lock-Holster/
U-Lock Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SMALL.jpg lorenzenj I was considering buying a U-Lock holster, like the nice leather ones made by Mission Bicycles in San Francisco. However, I was not sure if I would like that means of carrying my lock, and I wanted to try it out first. So I looked around the house to see if I could just make one instead, and found a...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:25:20 PDT
Backpack for cycling http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-for-cycling/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:32:34 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:27:29 PDT
Bluetooth Speaker Scooter Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Speaker-Scooter-Holster/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:35:39 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
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-LED-Lights/
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid So, I've already lit my bikes and built my bicycle trailer, now it's time to light up the trailer. This is a relatively simple task that doesn't require too much time or effort. In fact, it went pretty quick. With the search tools I've provided below and a bit of patience, you should be able to purc...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:35:06 PDT
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Panniers-in-a-developing-country/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Bike-Apocalypse-Bicycle/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:46:41 PDT
How to service a bike hub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-service-a-bike-hub/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:39:21 PDT
Bamboo Carbon Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Carbon-Bike/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:01:07 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker Tired of dirty, greasy chains? This handy gadget is for you! Gather your supplies. 1. 2 toothbrushes 2. roll of duct tape Tape the toothbrushes together. Happy cleaning! Use a gentle soap solution to remove grease.
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Bandage a Broken Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandage-a-Broken-Bike-Frame/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:29:31 PDT
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Carbon-Fibre-Bamboo-Bicycle-From-Scratc/
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SMALL.jpg Justin Lam Look no further for a free-range, organic, and gluten-free mode of transportation! Bamboo bicycles not only look resplendent, but they also provide fantastic road vibration absorption, higher strength to weight ratio than steel, and similar stiffness to aluminum. With a bit of time and sweat, you ca...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:30:23 PDT
Quick release bicycle rear rack bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-bicycle-rear-rack-bag/
Quick release bicycle rear rack bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/4O52/HZ9O7H3D/FNW4O52HZ9O7H3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/4O52/HZ9O7H3D/FNW4O52HZ9O7H3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/4O52/HZ9O7H3D/FNW4O52HZ9O7H3D.SMALL.jpg brianbarkey It was getting warmer, and I was getting tired of packing my lunch, laptop and other junk on my back as I commuted to and from work. No one likes a sweaty back! I looked at a some possible trunk bags to use, but they are all limited. The ones that would be big enough to hold my stuff were either t...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:16 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with waste materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with waste materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SMALL.jpg pandoheas I have been using these leather grips for a week now and I can honestly say that they are amazing. And they look awesome as well. It's weird having strangers tell you that I shouldn't invest on my beat up bicycle, by buying expensive parts! They wouldn't believe that these grips are homemade with st...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 PDT
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) http://www.instructables.com/id/SILENCE-those-rattling-V-Brakes-ninja-style/
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior I heavily commute by bicycle, and have for many, many years. Any rattle, squeak, or grind that rears its head is quickly dealt with. V BRAKES have an area that is notorious for rattling when riding rough terrain. I have learned over much of my traveling time that a SILENT bike is a true NINJA STYLE ...
By: Ultimate Warrior

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:33:27 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
By: Tater Zoid

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
how to make the cheapest motorbike ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-the-cheapest-motorbike-ever/
how to make the cheapest motorbike ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/U007/GDVZOAM5/FN5U007GDVZOAM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/U007/GDVZOAM5/FN5U007GDVZOAM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/U007/GDVZOAM5/FN5U007GDVZOAM5.SMALL.jpg BIGHAIRYDUDE  I have started makeing this instructable since I cant find anything nice on how to make a cheap motor bike. so here it is (my cost was ONLY $30) but i already had the motor and some other stuff. you will need to read through this whole instructable before you start also this is my second instructab...
By: BIGHAIRYDUDE

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Sun, 15 May 2011 12:34:42 PDT
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-vintage-tandem-bicycle/
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SMALL.jpg andytompkins A customer of my bicycle shop brought in this vintage tandem that they wanted restoring and I thought the project would make a good Instructable. The new owner of the tandem used to go on regular holidays as a child to the same place in Belgium and would borrow this tandem and cycle around the area...
By: andytompkins

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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:03:26 PDT
Adaptive Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tricycle/
Adaptive Tricycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SMALL.jpg mollytricycle Adaptive tricycles for children with physical and cognitive challenges can be hard to find and even harder to afford. The adaptive tricycle we built for our son helped us get his legs moving as he recovers from a stroke that exacerbated the physical difficulties caused by his genetic disorder.We too...
By: mollytricycle

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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 15:45:09 PDT
Bed Liner Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Liner-Bike-Frame/
Bed Liner Bike Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SMALL.jpg John Culbertson In this instructable I will walk you through the steps I followed to paint my old trek mountain bike with roll on truck bed liner. Why bed liner? I was looking for a way to keep my bike from gradually getting chipped when I locked it up everyday, crashed it or generally just treated it roughly. Thes...
By: John Culbertson

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:02:37 PDT
Relive your childhood with your first bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Live-your-childhood-with-your-first-bicycle/
Relive your childhood with your first bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/WC5J/HYBDI7BT/FNDWC5JHYBDI7BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/WC5J/HYBDI7BT/FNDWC5JHYBDI7BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/WC5J/HYBDI7BT/FNDWC5JHYBDI7BT.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack There's nothing more special than your first new bicycle. I had many bikes as a kid. It seemed my dad was bringing a different one home every week from the dump. To this day I love riding bicycles and have a passion for anything cool looking and unique. I also love trying out different models and I ...
By: Mr. Noack

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:57:37 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...
By: andrea biffi

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Easy DIY CREE LED Headlight Upgrade for Your Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-CREE-LED-Headlight-Upgrade-for-Your-Motor/
Easy DIY CREE LED Headlight Upgrade for Your Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/5W6N/HYBDG5OJ/F245W6NHYBDG5OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/5W6N/HYBDG5OJ/F245W6NHYBDG5OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/5W6N/HYBDG5OJ/F245W6NHYBDG5OJ.SMALL.jpg LEDLightingHut The H4 CREE LED headlight kit I am using came complete with 2 ballasts, 2 -25W Cree LED bulbs, cooling fans,and easy to follow instructions. The kit showed up in less than 5 days after ordering and was VERY securely wrapped. The best thing about this whole kit was that it was very much Plug-And-Play...
By: LEDLightingHut

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 07:49:17 PDT
Cheap bike rack for a pickup truck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-bike-rack-for-a-pickup-truck-bed/
Cheap bike rack for a pickup truck bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/XN1N/HYBDGCJF/FZEXN1NHYBDGCJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/XN1N/HYBDGCJF/FZEXN1NHYBDGCJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/XN1N/HYBDGCJF/FZEXN1NHYBDGCJF.SMALL.jpg ColumbusCOOK I wanted to be able to put my families bikes into my truck bed without having them slosh around all over the place. All the bike racks I found were quite expensive. For example this this one is $300 with shipping. Too steep for my blood thank you. I could have put the bikes on the roof but I hav...
By: ColumbusCOOK

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:19:28 PDT
6-Pack Bike Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Pack-Bike-Holder/
6-Pack Bike Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many times have you run out of drinks at the BBQ and found yourself dangerously fumbling with a 6-pack while biking back from the corner store? You need a 6-Pack Bike Holder! With 5 bucks and 10 minutes, you can make a durable lightweight strap that will carry the 6-pack for you on your bike's...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:06:52 PDT
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
Playmobile bicycle valve caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobile-bicycle-valve-caps/
Playmobile bicycle valve caps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SMALL.jpg uersel As you might know from my latest instructables, I bought a beat down bicycle (made by NSU in the early fifties) with the idea to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.The bike is done by now, and this instructabe is about the custom valve caps, I made for it. materials and...
By: uersel

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:15:57 PDT
Bike Repair Wood Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Repair-Stand/
Bike Repair Wood Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Made from scraps : my bike stand. For ideas only Basic Design No plans: let's go with some feelings, and keep in mind that simpler is better.The base beam needs to be heavier enought. My stand is approx 20kg/44lb. Add some strenght Do not forget to add some pieces to the main frame. Finishin...
By: ErwanJez

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:55:19 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
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By: PierreP

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-bike-lights-to-LED-conversion/
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SMALL.jpg uersel In early summer 2013 I bought this beat down bicycle, made by NSU (germany). According to the frame number it was built around 1952. The idea was (and still is) to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.This instructable is only about the lights of this bike. There will come ...
By: uersel

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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
130 MPG BICYCLE http://www.instructables.com/id/130-MPG-BICYCLE/
130 MPG BICYCLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/POVO/HX7P5YP3/FHBPOVOHX7P5YP3.SMALL.jpg ContraptionMaker I live about 10 miles away from my job which meant I was using about a gallon of gas a day just to get to and from work. I figured there had to be a better way. I looked at electric bikes and conversion kits but the cost was way more than I wanted to pay. Then there was the 49cc 2-stroke conversion ...
By: ContraptionMaker

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:07:27 PDT
Bike better with an LED cadence meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-better-with-an-LED-cadence-meter/
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By: jessejwk

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:45:46 PDT
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/CyGlow-Bike-Lights-Workshop/
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SMALL.jpg alexglow There are too many intelligent, talented people riding around without any lights, like total idiots (a.k.a. "darkwads"). To help change this, I've been running a workshop called GlowHacker, which puts TRON-worthy light strips on your awesome bike.They're durable! These bad boys stand up to a lot of ...
By: alexglow

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:33:37 PDT
Batman motorcycle helmet (aerodynamic as f***) http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-motorcycle-helmet-aerodynamic-as-f/
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By: alech

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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 07:50:44 PDT
How To Fix a Bike Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-a-Bike-Chain/
How To Fix a Bike Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/464Z/GNNUW158/F27464ZGNNUW158.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/464Z/GNNUW158/F27464ZGNNUW158.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/464Z/GNNUW158/F27464ZGNNUW158.SMALL.jpg dan Fixing a bike chain on the street is no harder than fixing a flat tire if you are prepared.  Read on... This article is sponsored by Momentum Magazine and MonkeyLectric.  An edited version of the article appears in Momentum issue 50 What you need To fix a broken chain all you need is a chain t...
By: dan

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Sun, 15 May 2011 14:10:34 PDT