Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 27 May 2018 11:24:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to fix a broken bicycle pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-bicycle-pump/
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:54:16 PDT
Bike Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Shed/
Bike Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/A3Q1/IP91TXKB/F2ZA3Q1IP91TXKB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/A3Q1/IP91TXKB/F2ZA3Q1IP91TXKB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/A3Q1/IP91TXKB/F2ZA3Q1IP91TXKB.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce I have just built a bike shed that I like to think of as a bike wardrobe!This was a project I undertook with my design + create business pricklysauce.com with clients who were looking for a funky bike store that visually didn't look too big and would fit in well in their garden.This was a great proj...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:06:31 PDT
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jogging-stroller-bike-trailer-hack-conversion/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:02 PDT
Mountain Bike LED Light Bar w/ Makita Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Bike-LED-Light-Bar-W-Makita-Battery/
Mountain Bike LED Light Bar w/ Makita Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/W450/IVA4YPYB/FVZW450IVA4YPYB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/W450/IVA4YPYB/FVZW450IVA4YPYB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/W450/IVA4YPYB/FVZW450IVA4YPYB.SMALL.jpg S15-Mods With summer soon approaching in Australia, the appeal to ride in the cool of the night is evident. Although the cost of a decent bike light is a minimum of $200-300. This guide will show you how to develop a mountain bike light utilising a small LED light bar (usually used for 4WD's) and a cordless ...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:36:18 PST
Up-Cycled Homemade Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycled-Scooter/
Up-Cycled Homemade Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/9WCF/IO0GBABI/F7X9WCFIO0GBABI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/9WCF/IO0GBABI/F7X9WCFIO0GBABI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/9WCF/IO0GBABI/F7X9WCFIO0GBABI.SMALL.jpg dalegribble This is my attempt to keep up with my little ones on their scooters. They like zooming around the driveway and I cant help but get a little nostalgic. I will try and explain thru my steps what I am doing. I took pics along the way hoping to inspire any one else. But I constantly changed plans fr...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 18:37:48 PDT
Bicycle Baggage Net From Old Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Baggage-Net-From-Old-Inner-Tube/
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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:13:27 PST
Bmx Kicker Ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bmx-Kicker-Ramp/
Bmx Kicker Ramp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/TDWH/HPAOZ4DA/FV1TDWHHPAOZ4DA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/TDWH/HPAOZ4DA/FV1TDWHHPAOZ4DA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/TDWH/HPAOZ4DA/FV1TDWHHPAOZ4DA.SMALL.jpg ianswag7 This is a tutorial on how to make a bmx kicker ramp like this one! Making Plans You want to design your kicker ramp's L/W/H. This model's L/W/H is 4/2/1.5, but you can make it any way you want to How It Fits Together You should now design how it is going to fit together, and specifically what ...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:36:23 PST
Anti-Theft Bike Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Theft-Bike-Painting/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2009 03:30:52 PDT
bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/bike-trailer/
bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/BD6E/F37OW7WT/FJDBD6EF37OW7WT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/BD6E/F37OW7WT/FJDBD6EF37OW7WT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/BD6E/F37OW7WT/FJDBD6EF37OW7WT.SMALL.jpg rocknrollskwurl this is a cargo bike trailer for towing whatever and can be made on budget for like 10-20 dollars parts needed -metal pipe -small bolts and skrews -tub or cooler of some sort -golf bag caddy (get them at thrift stores) -caribeaner -strap/rope tools needed -drill (drill press best) -wrenches -screw...
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Fri, 22 Jun 2007 12:31:07 PDT
Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Bike-Rack/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2009 16:15:12 PDT
Army Surplus Backpack Pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Army-Surplus-Backpack-Pannier/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2008 03:39:47 PST
Wood Mudguard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mudguard/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 01:46:14 PST
Recumbent Trike from old parts **Now Electric** http://www.instructables.com/id/Recumbent-Trike-From-Old-Parts/
Recumbent Trike from old parts **Now Electric** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker My YouTube videos don't seem to show up on the mobile version. You can visit my YouTube channel directly to watch the series. Thanks :) My channelThriftstore Hacker on YouTubeHello fellow makers! I'm back with a new bike build and to tell you i have made a YouTube channel.This build a recumbent trik...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:40:51 PDT
Homemade Carbon Fiber Mountain Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Carbon-Fiber-Mountain-Bike/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:59:38 PDT
Adjustable & Portable Bicycle Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-amp-Portable-Bicycle-Stand/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2009 13:29:58 PDT
Old bike freewheel cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-bike-freewheel-cleaning/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:55:18 PDT
Build a Bike Dyno- calculate YOUR HORSEPOWER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dyno-convert-your-pedal-power-to-HORSEPOWER/
Build a Bike Dyno- calculate YOUR HORSEPOWER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/JPOC/GX5XKRPA/FDUJPOCGX5XKRPA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/JPOC/GX5XKRPA/FDUJPOCGX5XKRPA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/JPOC/GX5XKRPA/FDUJPOCGX5XKRPA.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch What do  you do with an old, broken treadmill that's taking up space?  Hack it up and convert it to a Bicycle Dynamometer!  What, you may ask, is a dynamometer?  Well, simply put its a machine used to measure power output- usually of an engine, but in this case, its measuring the power output of YOU...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 17:29:37 PST
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-mounted-bike-light-on-the-quick-and-cheap/
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SMALL.jpg goodgnus This is a quick and easy one. A front bike light for your helmet, it goes where you go and shines where you look! No more multiple handlebar mounts on different bikes, broken handlebar mounts, cumbersome external batteries, etc. After breaking several cheap plastic mounts I'd had enough of bike mo...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 10:10:55 PST
Bicycle stand homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-stand-homemade/
Bicycle stand homemade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/EXC9/FRJKN571/FCKEXC9FRJKN571.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/EXC9/FRJKN571/FCKEXC9FRJKN571.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/EXC9/FRJKN571/FCKEXC9FRJKN571.SMALL.jpg quinault Bicycle stand can be built simpy at home with a very low price(less than 1 USD). I build my one. looking for raw materials First, look at my garage, I found these stuffs. Soon, they become raw materials to be used in this project. Also, I have to purchase some PVC pipe and joint. Lucky, they are...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 22:42:22 PST
50+ Mph E-Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Mph-E-Bike/
50+ Mph E-Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/W0SG/JCKUQ07Y/FELW0SGJCKUQ07Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/W0SG/JCKUQ07Y/FELW0SGJCKUQ07Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/W0SG/JCKUQ07Y/FELW0SGJCKUQ07Y.SMALL.jpg lukeg22woo Hi! My name is Luke and I built a really fast electric bicycle that I also use as a replacement for my car! Don't worry if you don't know much about bikes or electronics...I don't either. I'll do my best to make this Instructable readable for everyone that's interested.What is an E-bike, you ask? It...
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:47:32 PST
"Analog" Bicycle Speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Bicycle-Speedometer/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:01:03 PDT
Make your own foam grips for drop handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-foam-grips-for-drop-handlebars/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2008 15:47:36 PDT
Building a lugged bicycle using a CNC routed frame the jiggernaut http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-lugged-bicycle-using-a-CNC-routed-frame/
Building a lugged bicycle using a CNC routed frame the jiggernaut - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/GG2C/GZKG37AD/FTEGG2CGZKG37AD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/GG2C/GZKG37AD/FTEGG2CGZKG37AD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/GG2C/GZKG37AD/FTEGG2CGZKG37AD.SMALL.jpg hoda0013 This Instructable is brought to you by Mixed Media Engineering LLC and shows the process of building a lugged bicycle frame using 'The Jiggernaut' a CNC routed, flat pack bicycle frame jig.  We will bring you through all of the steps from prepping the lugs, mitering the tubes, silver soldering the j...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:01:27 PDT
How to fix or true a bent bike rim with no tools in under a minute. (great for finishing races) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-or-true-a-bent-bike-rim-with-no-tools-i/
How to fix or true a bent bike rim with no tools in under a minute. (great for finishing races) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/F7FO/H4AGLYUN/FBEF7FOH4AGLYUN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/F7FO/H4AGLYUN/FBEF7FOH4AGLYUN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/F7FO/H4AGLYUN/FBEF7FOH4AGLYUN.SMALL.jpg mykiscool A few months ago I had a mountain bike race in Vail Lake Temecula, and I was unable to complete the race. Do you know why? It's because I didn't know the trick I am about to show you. I hit a pothole, bent ("taco'd) my rim and was unable to fix it, so I had to throw the race. Now I know this trick t...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 22:02:11 PDT
How to keep your bike seat from getting stolen. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-your-bike-seat-from-getting-stolen/
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Wed, 20 May 2009 10:47:49 PDT
PVC Bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bike-trailer_1/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2008 06:02:11 PDT
Regenerative Braking for Bicycle Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/Regenerative-Braking-for-Bicycle-Safety/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 12:26:31 PDT
How To Change The Rotors On Disk Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-The-Rotors-On-Disk-Brakes/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:24:50 PDT
Shimano 7speed Integrated Lever Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Shimano-7speed-Integrated-Lever-Repair/
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By: josh

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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:55:04 PDT
Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Bike-2/
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By: Eclipse1525

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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 15:36:29 PST
A stronger Mini-u Bike holder http://www.instructables.com/id/A-stronger-Mini-u-Bike-holder/
A stronger Mini-u Bike holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/VQE7/H401V1X4/FM2VQE7H401V1X4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/VQE7/H401V1X4/FM2VQE7H401V1X4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/VQE7/H401V1X4/FM2VQE7H401V1X4.SMALL.jpg martee Here is my first instructables. I recently purchased a mini-u bike lock, very handy, compact, but supplied with a poor holder. I decided to replace this bike holder. Here is the result. The original one The original u-bike holder does not fit into my frame and it is impossible to tighten it arou...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 02:13:53 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm going to show you how to hack a cheap LED light making a useful Brake Light for your bicycle.It's a really simple and easy project but I took some photos to make this instructable more understandable. Follow the next steps to understand how I made it.If you want t...
By: manuelmasc

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Vertical Bike Rack from 2x4s (single bike) http://www.instructables.com/id/Verticle-Bike-Rack-from-2x4s-single-bike/
Vertical Bike Rack from 2x4s (single bike) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/2RTF/H2WEXEET/FT32RTFH2WEXEET.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/2RTF/H2WEXEET/FT32RTFH2WEXEET.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/2RTF/H2WEXEET/FT32RTFH2WEXEET.SMALL.jpg mythicalbyrd I built a wooden freestanding bike rack for a single bike based off my dual-bike design.  I had some scrap 2x4s. but I needed to purchase a few new 2x4s for this rack.  The bike hook is hung at 63.5", which is perfect for one of my bikes. Lengths to cut 2x4s: 1 - 65" 2 - 61 3/4" 2 - 36" 2 - 28.5" 1...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:32:57 PDT
DIY recumbent bicycle made from recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-recumbent-bicycle-made-from-recycled-parts/
DIY recumbent bicycle made from recycled parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/2F9I/H5IRUKON/FN92F9IH5IRUKON.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/2F9I/H5IRUKON/FN92F9IH5IRUKON.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/2F9I/H5IRUKON/FN92F9IH5IRUKON.SMALL.jpg amaximow As I turned 82, several years ago, I began thinking of a more comfortable bicycle to ride. Since I wasn't ready to quit bicycling I set out to convert my old aluminum-frame Specialized bicycle into a front wheel drive recumbent (aka bent). There expensive commercially available bents and conversion ...
By: amaximow

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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 20:19:07 PDT
Bicycle Dynamo USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Dynamo-USB-Charger/
Bicycle Dynamo USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/U7VW/GC4G956X/FQ2U7VWGC4G956X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/U7VW/GC4G956X/FQ2U7VWGC4G956X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/U7VW/GC4G956X/FQ2U7VWGC4G956X.SMALL.jpg smrtcar I've looking for a way to charge my electronics while I excercise on my bike. I couldn't find dynamo powered USB charger so I decided to try and make one. I used what I could find and cobbled it together based on information from Instructable and other on-line sources. Installing the Dynamo Thi...
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 13:04:53 PDT
Bike Lock Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Lock-Holder/
Bike Lock Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/ZR34/APJEQ6T28S7/FJZZR34APJEQ6T28S7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/ZR34/APJEQ6T28S7/FJZZR34APJEQ6T28S7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/ZR34/APJEQ6T28S7/FJZZR34APJEQ6T28S7.SMALL.jpg tmiron Hear is a neat and easy way to make a bike lock holder that stays on your bike. more specifically this is for the U-Bolt type bike locks. the cable ones, you can usually just wrap around the seatpost, but the U-bolt are a little more difficult to carry around while your biking. this can be built ...
By: tmiron

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Sun, 30 Jul 2006 16:22:10 PDT
Mountain Bicycle Chopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Bike-Chopper/
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By: husamwadi

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Mon, 23 May 2011 15:28:58 PDT
Bike rack for full suspension mountain bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-for-full-suspension-mountain-bike/
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By: neuro98

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Sat, 21 Feb 2009 09:39:28 PST
Drift Trike Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Drift-Trike-Wheels/
Drift Trike Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/PHG2/IJ0EFKI2/FE2PHG2IJ0EFKI2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/PHG2/IJ0EFKI2/FE2PHG2IJ0EFKI2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/PHG2/IJ0EFKI2/FE2PHG2IJ0EFKI2.SMALL.jpg Marsh Drift trikes are a lot of fun, but wheels for them can be hard to come by and pretty expensive. Here, I'll show you how to make a pair of wheels from scrap materials you can find. Tools and Materials Tools Tablesaw Circle cutting jig for tablesaw Drill press Forstner bitsMaterials Heavy gauge PVC...
By: Marsh

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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 14:56:14 PST
Bent ply wood bike fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-ply-wood-bike-fender/
Bent ply wood bike fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SMALL.jpg dswaim I made this simple laminated plywood bike fender a few years ago for my beat up old road bike (one too many soggy butt rides) This was a perfect weekend project for this bike loving DIYster, made of inexpensive materials and relatively easy to assemble. I added a graphic on the back for a bit of fla...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:27:29 PDT
Bike Hacking 101 - How To Perform a Bicycle Autopsy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-hacking-101-How-To-Perform-a-Bicycle-Autops/
Bike Hacking 101 - How To Perform a Bicycle Autopsy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/INEW/GCI8JZIE/FQ4INEWGCI8JZIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/INEW/GCI8JZIE/FQ4INEWGCI8JZIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/INEW/GCI8JZIE/FQ4INEWGCI8JZIE.SMALL.jpg KoolKat Taking a Bicycle Apart Building custom bicycles is a great hobby that can be learned by anyone with a desire to create. The skills needed to dismantle, alter and repair bicycle components can be easily learned, and the parts and tools you will need are quite inexpensive. Discarded or worn out bicy...
By: KoolKat

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Sat, 7 Aug 2010 19:43:21 PDT
Simple Bike U-Lock Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bike-U-Lock-Holder/
Simple Bike U-Lock Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/PB61/G6MPLFKD/F8NPB61G6MPLFKD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/PB61/G6MPLFKD/F8NPB61G6MPLFKD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/PB61/G6MPLFKD/F8NPB61G6MPLFKD.SMALL.jpg cave12man This is my first instructable so bear with me!  I recently bought a Motobecane Super Mirage to replace a Grand Touring that was stolen from me and found that, unlike my previous bike, it has no space available to hold my Kryptonite U-Lock and cable.  After a little googling with no satisfactory DI...
By: cave12man

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Thu, 11 Mar 2010 18:36:40 PST
DIY LED Police Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Police-Bike-Lights/
DIY LED Police Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/5A7A/FUNOXE0X/FON5A7AFUNOXE0X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/5A7A/FUNOXE0X/FON5A7AFUNOXE0X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/5A7A/FUNOXE0X/FON5A7AFUNOXE0X.SMALL.jpg C7mb In this tutorial I will show you how to make cheap and custom LED police bike lights. NOTE: I made these lights before, so the tutorial may not be very descriptive. If you have questions message me!DISCLAIMER: I WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR CONSEQUENCES REGARDING THIS TUTORIAL. U...
By: C7mb

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Mon, 18 May 2009 18:14:22 PDT
Bike Pedal Straps - FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Pedal-Straps-FREE/
Bike Pedal Straps - FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SMALL.jpg chasingtheinfinite Not a fan of clip in shoes? High priced straps outside of your budget? Looking for a cheap alternative? My old ten speed bike has been converted into a single-speed and my next upgrade was to add on some pedal straps. The prices for new as well as used straps was too much for my liking so I thought...
By: chasingtheinfinite

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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:29:15 PDT
Tall Bike Buidling http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Bike-Buidling/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 21:54:57 PDT
Lock your bikes/bike carrier to your vehicle... http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-your-bikesbike-carrier-to-your-vehicle/
Lock your bikes/bike carrier to your vehicle... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/WZOF/H2TJ4IA6/F9XWZOFH2TJ4IA6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/WZOF/H2TJ4IA6/F9XWZOFH2TJ4IA6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/WZOF/H2TJ4IA6/F9XWZOFH2TJ4IA6.SMALL.jpg edjsage Have you ever wanted to keep your bike on your car carrier unsupervised but worried that someone might try to steal it?  After all, it is pretty much just sitting on your car asking to be stolen.  Anyway, I found myself thinking about this situation and wanted to find a solution.  Upon a quick Googl...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 18:30:13 PDT
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-9/
Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/2QPB/ICG2AH12/FNS2QPBICG2AH12.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/2QPB/ICG2AH12/FNS2QPBICG2AH12.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/2QPB/ICG2AH12/FNS2QPBICG2AH12.SMALL.jpg michigantinkerer This trailer was inspired by Andrea Arzensek’s trailer,which I found on Instructables. It was adapted to my own skill level and materials on hand. I made it for occasional trips to the farmers’ market and because I wanted the challenge. It is super light. I constructed it so it could easily be b...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:26:36 PDT
Painting a Bike Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-Bike-Helmet/
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By: CollinPGH

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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 18:11:10 PDT
Hold up your pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Hold-up-your-pants/
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By: howtern

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Tue, 18 Jul 2006 14:01:53 PDT
Front wheel kryptonite bike lock hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Wheel-Kryptonite-Bike-Lock-Hack/
Front wheel kryptonite bike lock hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CNI1/IPTJBO8W/FB6CNI1IPTJBO8W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CNI1/IPTJBO8W/FB6CNI1IPTJBO8W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CNI1/IPTJBO8W/FB6CNI1IPTJBO8W.SMALL.jpg iteetooL I had 2 kryptonite lock barrels that the U part was cut by some thieves with bolt cutters. I trashed them, but then decided to keep them as evidence prints etc.Had them laying around buried in my bike junkbox. I always loop my chain through the front wheel to prevent theft, in NYC I see plenty of bi...
By: iteetooL

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:23:12 PDT