Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:58:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Fat Tire Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Tire-Trike/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:13:08 PDT
Build an adjustable bike jump for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-adjustable-bike-jump-for-kids/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2010 21:50:38 PST
Custom Gas Tank on a Motorized Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Gas-Tank-on-a-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 14:02:06 PDT
Simple Card Flourish http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Card-Flourish/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2007 21:33:14 PDT
2 Wheeled Cargo Bike from old mountain bike frame http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Wheeled-Cargo-Bike-from-old-mountain-bike-frame/
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:37:57 PST
Bike out of wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-out-of-wire/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 00:50:07 PDT
Scooter conversion from child's bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Scooter-conversion-from-childs-bike/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:29:11 PST
How to Build a Longtail Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Longtail-Cargo-Bike/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2009 08:11:34 PST
A multi tool cheap alternative – Small pouch from trashed inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Tool-Cheap-Alternative-Small-Bag-From-Tras/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 03:23:06 PDT
Bamboo Bike #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Bike-2/
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Wed, 9 Jun 2010 20:14:22 PDT
Simple Pallet Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pallet-Bike-Rack/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 13:44:09 PDT
PVC Bench-top Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bench-top-Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2005 12:31:57 PST
BICYCLE SIDECAR http://www.instructables.com/id/Title-this-InstructableSIDECAR-BICYCLE/
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Sat, 29 May 2010 21:20:49 PDT
How to tune a front derailleur http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tune-a-front-derailleur/
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Fri, 30 May 2008 06:27:47 PDT
Super Easy Bike Chain Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bike-Chain-Lock/
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Sat, 17 Apr 2010 01:30:07 PDT
Motorcycle Faux Turntable http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Faux-Turntable/
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Tue, 16 Jan 2007 15:12:52 PST
LED Beginner Project: Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Beginner-Project%3a-Part-2/
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Thu, 6 Apr 2006 17:13:38 PDT
Skateboard, BMX, RC Ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-BMX-RC-Ramp/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 07:42:04 PST
Bike Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Blender/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 21:02:49 PDT
How to Ride a Bike with "No Hands" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Ride-a-Bike-with-No-Hands/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:43:09 PDT
DIY Bike Rack for $20 / Bike Storage Stand & Cabinet for Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Rack-for-20-Bike-Storage-Stand-Cabinet-fo/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 07:40:56 PDT
no training wheels free balance bike easiest way to ride a bike http://www.instructables.com/id/teach-your-kid-to-ride-without-training-wheels/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2009 20:39:44 PDT
The Gov'nor - Assembling a path racer with a 1930's budget ...... an ongoing project journal.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-a-path-racer-with-a-1930s-budget/
The Gov'nor - Assembling a path racer with a 1930's budget ...... an ongoing project journal.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UYFS/GXBJUS8T/FBQUYFSGXBJUS8T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UYFS/GXBJUS8T/FBQUYFSGXBJUS8T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UYFS/GXBJUS8T/FBQUYFSGXBJUS8T.SMALL.jpg FriendOfHumanity This is the Pashley Gov'nor . . . it is simply beautiful . . . sit and stare at it for a while, it will make you feel nice . . .                http://www.pashley.co.uk/products/guvnor.html It is based on the model made by Pashley in the 1930s but is equipped with modern components, (either single...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:14:40 PST
Suzuki JR50 gear mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Suzuki-JR50-gear-mod/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:22:30 PST
Building a Recumbent Trike Seat. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Recumbent-Trike-Seat/
Building a Recumbent Trike Seat. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YNR8/GYGES4XJ/FDXYNR8GYGES4XJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YNR8/GYGES4XJ/FDXYNR8GYGES4XJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YNR8/GYGES4XJ/FDXYNR8GYGES4XJ.SMALL.jpg kentdvm This instructable outlines the steps required to build an inexpensive wooden recumbent trike seat from 1/8" plywood.  Any thin sheet of wood could be used but I found 3-ply birch plywood bent quite well.   I purchased the plywood from my local Rockler Woodworking store.  The finished seat is comfort...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:48:18 PST
Bicycle Handlebar Phone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-handlebar-phone-holder/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 17:47:53 PST
motorize a bike http://www.instructables.com/id/motorize-a-bike/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:20:57 PST
RGBike POV - Open project http://www.instructables.com/id/RGBike-POV-Open-project/
RGBike POV - Open project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/8CE1/FVUJHTDY/F4H8CE1FVUJHTDY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/8CE1/FVUJHTDY/F4H8CE1FVUJHTDY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/8CE1/FVUJHTDY/F4H8CE1FVUJHTDY.SMALL.jpg Hazard RGBike POV also known as RGB POV for beginners to make at home This i'ble is in constant update. If you're planning on doing something don't be afraid to drop a question. I've always wanted a POV for my bicycle, specially a full colour POV capable of displaying text, images and small animations! ...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 12:59:13 PDT
Bottom Bracket Overhaul (bicycle maintenance) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottom-Bracket-Overhaul-bicycle-maintenance/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:37:29 PDT
Ikea Bike Rack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Bike-Rack-Hack/
Ikea Bike Rack Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/RTP7/IJD539ZL/F4GRTP7IJD539ZL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/RTP7/IJD539ZL/F4GRTP7IJD539ZL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/RTP7/IJD539ZL/F4GRTP7IJD539ZL.SMALL.jpg terrybarentsen Over the years cycling has taking over more and more of my life. Starting as kid racing BMX to riding track bikes on city streets and now more expensive bikes with gears and gadgets. All these bikes I've collect for different scenarios are starting to take over my small Brooklyn apartment and thankf...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:58:38 PST
Quick Hitch for bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Hitch-for-bike-trailer/
Quick Hitch for bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/0OTW/FALOLDVI/FAM0OTWFALOLDVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/0OTW/FALOLDVI/FAM0OTWFALOLDVI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/0OTW/FALOLDVI/FAM0OTWFALOLDVI.SMALL.jpg Sindrone A quick connector for a bike trailer. So that the trailer can be switched between multiple bikes easily. Not cumbersome and keeps the bike looking "normal". My wife and I live about two blocks from the grocery store and want to be able to use our bikes to get the goods. We have limited space were...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 14:47:15 PST
Properly pack/adjust bicycle hub bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Properly-packadjust-bicycle-hub-bearings/
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By: Prometheus

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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 04:25:26 PST
Fix a flat bike tire - the Way of the Innertube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-flat-bike-tire-the-Way-of-the-Innertube/
Fix a flat bike tire - the Way of the Innertube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/5AZ2/GGK20O0V/FAB5AZ2GGK20O0V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/5AZ2/GGK20O0V/FAB5AZ2GGK20O0V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/5AZ2/GGK20O0V/FAB5AZ2GGK20O0V.SMALL.jpg dan The Way of the Innertube - aka - How to fix a flat tire with your shoelace When it comes to fixing a flat tire I suggest first contemplating your philosophy towards life. The theory of the flat tire is simple, the reality can be maddening to the unprepared. Yet, there are many paths to your goal. ...
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 22:24:49 PST
How to fix a detached valve from the inner tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-detached-valve-from-the-inner-tube/
How to fix a detached valve from the inner tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/OU14/H6734XNJ/FIIOU14H6734XNJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/OU14/H6734XNJ/FIIOU14H6734XNJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/OU14/H6734XNJ/FIIOU14H6734XNJ.SMALL.jpg extrem For the begining, I am sory for my bad english. So, let's start the instructable. One day I ride my  mountain bike in the middle of nowhere  where I made a flat tire. No problem I said, I have my pump, patches and glue, so I started fixing. When I opened the tire I saw that the valve was broken. Ci...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:19:40 PDT
How to Paint your bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-your-bike/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2008 14:09:56 PDT
How To Start Your Own Bike Repair Shop. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Start-Your-Own-Bike-Repair-Shop/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 10:16:58 PDT
How to make a bike headset press & install a headset http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bike-headset-press-%26-install-a-heads/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:20:37 PST
Car Wheel Bicycle - The Learn To Weld Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Wheel-Bicycle-the-Learn-to-Weld-Project/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 11:12:55 PDT
Poor Man's Painted Bicycle Wheel (Lacing Included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Painted-Bicycle-Wheel-Lacing-Included/
Poor Man's Painted Bicycle Wheel (Lacing Included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/OLYC/FS8O1F15/FT4OLYCFS8O1F15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/OLYC/FS8O1F15/FT4OLYCFS8O1F15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/OLYC/FS8O1F15/FT4OLYCFS8O1F15.SMALL.jpg apccool Been riding that old road bike around campus or around town and tired of the plain old silver or rust-colored spokes in your wheels? With a little bit of time and effort, you can have a newish looking wheel with colorful spokes and rim with contrasting metal nipples. This method is for the homegro...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2009 21:41:09 PDT
How To Make Panniers Out Of Recycled Materials For Less Than 10 Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Panniers-Out-Of-Recycled-Materials-for/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2009 07:46:36 PST
brilliantly simple tandem bike http://www.instructables.com/id/brilliantly-simple-tandem-bike/
brilliantly simple tandem bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/RY1P/FIKMXTSH/F7URY1PFIKMXTSH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/RY1P/FIKMXTSH/F7URY1PFIKMXTSH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/RY1P/FIKMXTSH/F7URY1PFIKMXTSH.SMALL.jpg Nkevin90 How to make a tandem bicycle from two bikes! no welding, no fancy tools needed other than a power drill. parts you're going to need: -crescent/ adjustable wrenches -chain breaker -extra chain -electric drill -bolts/ nuts -two bicycles, nothing fancy (possibly a smaller frame for the stoker if y...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2008 21:56:34 PDT
bike rim resurfacing http://www.instructables.com/id/bike-rim-resurfacing/
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Sun, 24 Sep 2006 20:16:09 PDT
How to bleed hydraulic bicycle brakes. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bleed-hydraulic-bicycle-brakes/
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 08:30:49 PDT
Quick & Dirty Bicycle Phone Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Dirty-Bicycle-Phone-Mount/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2008 15:08:01 PDT
Lubricating a Bicycle Chain using Paraffin http://www.instructables.com/id/Lubricating-a-Bicycle-Chain-using-Paraffin/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2008 12:03:58 PDT
River Rider Water Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/River-Rider-Water-Bike/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 00:57:25 PDT
Make a Schrader Valve Core Removal Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Schrader-Valve-Core-Removal-Tool/
Make a Schrader Valve Core Removal Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/5D8I/I4PHKHJE/FBA5D8II4PHKHJE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/5D8I/I4PHKHJE/FBA5D8II4PHKHJE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/5D8I/I4PHKHJE/FBA5D8II4PHKHJE.SMALL.jpg snotty Schrader valves have a core inside that unscrews. These valves rarely fail and usually you'd just replace the tube but sometimes this is not so easy eg. on a car, dirtbike etc. Mine was leaky so I swapped it out. There's a special two-pronged tool for this that also doubles as a valve cover. Alas, I...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 22:43:57 PST
Bicycle Rim Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Rim-Replacement/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2009 00:41:14 PDT
Valve adapter for air mattress http://www.instructables.com/id/Valve-adapter-for-air-mattress/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2008 18:59:07 PST
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Childs-Bicycle-Trailer-into-a-Cargo-Tra/
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 After 7 years of loyal service, our bicycle trailer was of no use anymore because our children cycle by themselves. However, as our type of cycling trips shifted to longer distances (multiple days), we required a luggage trailer instead. Instead of investing in a cargo trailer or building one, I de...
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 08:13:45 PDT