Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:18:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Wheel-Reflectors/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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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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/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
130 MPG BICYCLE http://www.instructables.com/id/130-MPG-BICYCLE/
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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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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:45:46 PDT
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/CyGlow-Bike-Lights-Workshop/
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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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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/
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Sun, 15 May 2011 14:10:34 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Carbon Fiber Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-Fiber-Bike/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:48:09 PDT
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-an-Old-Bicycle/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:20:45 PDT
How to clean your bike chain and drivetrain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-your-bike-chain-and-drivetrain/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:16 PDT
My Carbon frame flop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Carbon-frame-flop/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:04:51 PDT
Spreading or adjusting a bicycle frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Spreading-or-adjusting-a-bicycle-frame/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:01:17 PDT
Custom Reupholstered Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Reupholstered-Bicycle-Saddle/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:04:57 PDT
DIY Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Balance-Bike/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:26:10 PDT
DIY Bicycle Paint Job http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Paint-Job/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 07:05:46 PDT
Electric Trike w/Air Suspension http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-wAir-Suspension/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:47:34 PDT
biga, the bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/biga-the-bike-trailer/
biga, the bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi In support of a bicycle workshop I have decided with my friends to build a trailer to carry the tools around the city.We were not skilled in welding iron frames, but that didn't stop us, and with some advice we succeeded in building a nice, strong, and effective trailer, which remembers me an ancien...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:28:33 PDT
Bicycle roller trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-roller-trainer/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:04:40 PST
Very Cheap Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Cheap-Bike-Wall-Mount/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 07:11:39 PDT
Stashing Your Bike Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Stashing-Your-Bike-Tools/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 11:45:53 PDT
4 wheel bike trailer, version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/4-wheel-bike-trailer-version-2/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2009 03:46:19 PDT
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-a-walnut-triathlon-bicycle-frame/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:16:12 PDT
Drift Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Drift-Scooter/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 05:26:25 PDT
Five Dollar Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Dollar-Bike-Light/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:07:57 PDT
Solar Powered Mp3 Player-Headlight Combo For Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Mp3-Player-Headlight-Combo-For-Bikes/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 02:31:24 PDT
Rebuild a bicycle rear hub http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuild-a-bicycle-rear-hub/
Rebuild a bicycle rear hub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/8G99/F54HMF7U/FU48G99F54HMF7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/8G99/F54HMF7U/FU48G99F54HMF7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/8G99/F54HMF7U/FU48G99F54HMF7U.SMALL.jpg Prometheus Yes, the "bitmap-bandit" is back......This project is focused on the typical Shimano Hyperglide hub circa 1997-ish, but covers most mid-level freehubs on the market today. Designs may vary between manufacturers, but the basic principal remains amongst many others. Some information provided here ap...
By: Prometheus

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Sun, 26 Aug 2007 23:55:05 PDT
Portable Bicycle Repair Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Repair-Station/
Portable Bicycle Repair Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson In this instructable, I will show you how to build an awesome portable bike repair station. Imagine having an entire bike shop on the rear rack of your bicycle! You can take this portable repair station to festivals, on bike paths or wherever your bike will go, using it for business or hobby pur...
By: veryrealperson

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:51:14 PDT
Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wall-Mount/
Bike Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/ZS8W/HTVIHX82/F92ZS8WHTVIHX82.SMALL.jpg Antonio Herrera In this instructable I will illustrate how to make an eye catching bike mount for the self motivated urban apartment dweller. The idea for this project sprouted when I myself was in the market for an artistic, good quality mount. I came across the Fixa mount, currently available on Etsy. I really li...
By: Antonio Herrera

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:32:58 PDT
Remove Rust from a Bicycle with Lime Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Rust-from-a-Bicycle-Chain/
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By: joshf

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Tue, 29 Jul 2008 12:04:06 PDT
2 person rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-powered-buggy/
2 person rover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/BOCB/HTLEB86H/FLRBOCBHTLEB86H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/BOCB/HTLEB86H/FLRBOCBHTLEB86H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/BOCB/HTLEB86H/FLRBOCBHTLEB86H.SMALL.jpg kurtz64 I set out to design and build a human powered buggy for a competition in the area. The front and the back are powered independently from one another through special hubs. I love these types of projects so I though it would be feasible. I was lucky enough to have a shop with a lot of material ...
By: kurtz64

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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:22:35 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Bike pannier (front & rear) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-pannier-front-rear/
Bike pannier (front & rear) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SMALL.jpg TVG3000 Driving a bike is better for the environment than driving a car. But what if you have to carry a lot? Therefor a pannier could be handy. In this instructable we are going to create 1 front- and 2 rear-wheel panniers. This instructable is part of a system called Coffee Cycle: Biodegradable flower ...
By: TVG3000

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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:19:20 PDT
EASY Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bicycle-Camera-Mount/
EASY Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/7GS3/HXEZ8O8K/FVC7GS3HXEZ8O8K.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everybody! In this i'ble I will show you how to make by yourself two super easy, strong, practical and very cheap bicycle mounts for your cameras.The full project costs less than 2€ (actually I spent 0€ because I already had a useless bike bell and an unused mini tripod) and it's very fast (I mad...
By: manuelmasc

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:16:26 PDT
Bike tool key set (MOD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-tool-key-set/
Bike tool key set (MOD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SMALL.jpg stuartcom This is a guide on how to make your own flip out key set using a bike multi tool set kit Take off the tools Depending on how many keys you may have take off one side (or two) of the tools on the tool kit and check to see if the keys match up to the bolt that runs through it. If the keys don't ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:10:55 PDT
How to make a "high-rider" Tall Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-high-rider-Tall-Bike/
How to make a "high-rider" Tall Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/Y46X/HT2U0481/FNEY46XHT2U0481.SMALL.jpg gkapriel Tall Bikes are a form of modified transportation that can be personalized by your choice of assemblage and bicycle selection. This particular style we call the "high-rider" for it's large front fork and similarity in design to a low-rider. Made by Gabriel Kaprielian and Garret Farmer. Find s...
By: gkapriel

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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:53:56 PDT
Riding a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-a-Motorcycle/
Riding a Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/E0VP/GZUB3P2T/FPWE0VPGZUB3P2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/E0VP/GZUB3P2T/FPWE0VPGZUB3P2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/E0VP/GZUB3P2T/FPWE0VPGZUB3P2T.SMALL.jpg eeverett Riding a motorcycle is much more complex than driving a car. A rider must be very attentive to their surroundings and must have a level of physical coordination that is not required by a car. That being said, riding is a very enjoyable experience that I hope more people will discover. You will disco...
By: eeverett

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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:30:25 PDT
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bike-Tail-Light/
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This project is for a bike tail light that automatically turns on when it gets dark. This can save a lot of battery power during the day where there are lots of shadows like tunnels, buildings, or trees where you want to be visible without having to get off your bike and turn the tail light on. It...
By: Solarcycle

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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:27:06 PST
How to Create a Downhill Skibike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Skibike/
How to Create a Downhill Skibike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Living in a frigid northern climate enables its residents to enjoy snow for many months during the winter. For avid mountain bikers, that can hinder the amount of riding time on fast, packed dirt trails. Not wanting to be slowed by snow in the winter months, I set out to combine my passion for mount...
By: B4SEC4MP

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:59:02 PDT
Replacing Bike Tire and Tube on a Road Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Bike-Tire-and-Tube-on-a-Road-Bike/
Replacing Bike Tire and Tube on a Road Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HRAN/GAA0X8TJ/FP3HRANGAA0X8TJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HRAN/GAA0X8TJ/FP3HRANGAA0X8TJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/HRAN/GAA0X8TJ/FP3HRANGAA0X8TJ.SMALL.jpg F4L53 R34L1TY If you are an avid bike rider like myself, at some point in your riding career you will likely need to replace your bike tires and/or tubes. They have either popped while on a ride or just need to be replaced due to wear. With a few simple tools found around the house and about an hour of your time,...
By: F4L53 R34L1TY

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Thu, 17 Jun 2010 06:43:24 PDT
Another Homebrew Bakfiets (or Cargo Bike, if you don't speak Dutch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Homebrew-Bakfiets-or-Cargo-Bike-if-you-don/
Another Homebrew Bakfiets (or Cargo Bike, if you don't speak Dutch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/URMB/HR0AQ7WV/F3SURMBHR0AQ7WV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/URMB/HR0AQ7WV/F3SURMBHR0AQ7WV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/URMB/HR0AQ7WV/F3SURMBHR0AQ7WV.SMALL.jpg ranggapanji I ride bicycles. In a densely populated city like Jakarta where the traffic jams will never make sense, riding bicycle is the best way to go. Some might say riding bicycle in Jakarta's crazy traffic is insane, but let's keep that story for another time. Owning a bicycle shop means sometimes I have t...
By: ranggapanji

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 06:58:06 PST
Bike mudguard from picture hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-picture-rail-hook-into-a-bike-mud-guard/
Bike mudguard from picture hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MDGL/HSHDR7OR/FYTMDGLHSHDR7OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MDGL/HSHDR7OR/FYTMDGLHSHDR7OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MDGL/HSHDR7OR/FYTMDGLHSHDR7OR.SMALL.jpg My New Stuff This Instructable will show you how to turn a picture hook into a mud guard for your mountain bike which will keep mud out of your brake callipers in the depths of winter. If you can use a saw and a drill then you can make this mud guard very easily. It takes only a few minutes to create something ...
By: My New Stuff

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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 06:03:45 PST
Leather and Paracord Bicycle Grips. http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-and-Paracord-Bicycle-Grips/
Leather and Paracord Bicycle Grips. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/AJ14/HSBWPKSL/FL1AJ14HSBWPKSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/AJ14/HSBWPKSL/FL1AJ14HSBWPKSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/AJ14/HSBWPKSL/FL1AJ14HSBWPKSL.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez If you have the good taste of riding bike you must know that the grips are an important part of the Bike. You can add a Vintage touch and give your bike that Good old Style.Surfing the web I found some nice leather grips but there are so expensive, so I thought why dont make them myself ?. So this ...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 19:48:21 PST
Rebuilding a Threaded Bicycle Headset. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Threaded-Bicycle-Headset/
Rebuilding a Threaded Bicycle Headset. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/H91M/HS8FUNWT/FA4H91MHS8FUNWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/H91M/HS8FUNWT/FA4H91MHS8FUNWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/H91M/HS8FUNWT/FA4H91MHS8FUNWT.SMALL.jpg Snotflower I recently got my bike resprayed, I used this opportunity to learn a bit more about bicycle mechanics. I had help with this task. Adjusting any bearings on a bicycle can be fiddly, but with patience you will always get there in the end! Here is my Instructable on the first step of rebuilding my bi...
By: Snotflower

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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:51:31 PST
Bike Taxidermy Wall Hangers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Taxidermy-wall-hooks/
Bike Taxidermy Wall Hangers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LIL2/HS4VR2CX/FJOLIL2HS4VR2CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LIL2/HS4VR2CX/FJOLIL2HS4VR2CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LIL2/HS4VR2CX/FJOLIL2HS4VR2CX.SMALL.jpg Snotflower Here is how I made some bike taxidermy wall hooks from dead bike parts and wood. I am now aware that Picasso made it first thanks to it being pointed out to me several times, I am sure he wouldn't mind people making their own versions and recycling dead bikes! You will need: Wood. Bike handlebars...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:38:59 PST
Homemade bicycle slick tires. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-bicycle-slick-tires/
Homemade bicycle slick tires. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T4JB/HS1RSB8J/FMST4JBHS1RSB8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T4JB/HS1RSB8J/FMST4JBHS1RSB8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T4JB/HS1RSB8J/FMST4JBHS1RSB8J.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This Instructable will explain how I made some slicks for one of my bikes. You can do the same, just remember to wear appropriate safety gear, (A glove and a breathing mask as a minimum, a plastic raincoat would also be recommended.) Tools and equipment. To do this you will need some type of di...
By: LukeTheJoker

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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:44:16 PST