Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:18:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bike Seat Secret Compartment/Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Seat-Secret-CompartmentSurvival-Kit/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:25:11 PDT
Friction drive build for bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-drive-build-for-bikes/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:01:50 PDT
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:57 PDT
Bike Rack / Bike Storage for the Home or Apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-bike-storage-rack-for-many-bikes-in-small-a/
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Thu, 19 Oct 2006 16:24:49 PDT
Tallbike to a Chopper and back. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tallbike-to-a-Chopper-and-back/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:16:42 PDT
Portable Bicycle Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Water-Pump/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 22:37:02 PDT
Plaid is Rad http://www.instructables.com/id/Plaid-is-Rad/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 18:12:34 PDT
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Bike-Smart-and-Green-for-an-Ultimate-Rid/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:58:42 PDT
Carbon fiber bicycle fork http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-fiber-bicycle-fork/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 15:15:04 PDT
Bicycle Speedometer with Graphics LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Speedometer-with-Graphics-LCD/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 02:58:59 PDT
Chalk-O-Lot, The Mega Sidewalk Bike Chalk Grinder with Street Chalk! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalk-O-Lot-The-Mega-Sidewalk-Bike-Chalk-Grinder-w/
Chalk-O-Lot, The Mega Sidewalk Bike Chalk Grinder with Street Chalk! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/CIIM/I8766AT0/FR6CIIMI8766AT0.SMALL.jpg Treadmaps Introducing the "Chalk-O-Lot" - a super-sized sidewalk chalk writer for your bike. Simple and straightforward to create. You're kids will be decorating the sidewalks in no time.Parts list. One 1/4 x 4 inch threaded rod with 2 nuts and washers or you could use a ZipTie for this. One 36 inch long x ...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 18:09:19 PDT
Fat Tire Tubless conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Tire-Tubless-conversion/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 18:37:14 PDT
Wooden bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bicycle/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 08:15:09 PDT
Riding Push Mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Riding-Push-Mower/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 14:52:48 PDT
Pimp my Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-my-Old-Bicycle/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:00:29 PDT
Internal cable on any bike frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Internal-cable-on-any-bike-frame/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:18:03 PDT
Brooks-like leather saddle from old mattress bicycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-mattress-bicycle-saddle-to-full-leathe/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:59:46 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
Custom Bicycle Rim Tape That Works! http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Bicycle-Rim-Tape-That-Works/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:22:50 PDT
DIY Tri-bar Computer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tri-bar-Computer-Mount/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:30 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Ski-bike-20/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:04 PDT
rare earth magnet magnetic induction loop trickster for cyclists. http://www.instructables.com/id/rare-earth-magnet-magnetic-induction-loop-trickste/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 07:34:31 PDT
BAR T.A.B. (Take Along Bar) http://www.instructables.com/id/BAR-TAB-Take-Along-Bar/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:37:57 PDT
spyder-like reverse trike http://www.instructables.com/id/spyder-like-reverse-trike/
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Sat, 7 May 2011 23:28:10 PDT
DIY Chain whip! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chain-whip/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:46:27 PST
Sealed cables on cheap (winterize your bicycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-cables-on-cheap-winterize-your-bicycle/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:50:00 PST
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Cargo-Trailer-from-ChildKid-bike-trail/
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SMALL.jpg marpilli I've seen several DIY bike cargo trailers and I had a burning desire to build one of my own. Oddly enough, I have no real reason for needing one. But, I didn't let that stop me. :)Most of the DIY trailers have a non-adjustable platform for cargo. I decided I would use nylon webbing to construct a...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:54:45 PST
Our Dog's $100 Recumbent Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-Dogs-100-Recumbent-Trike/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:41:20 PST
Inductive Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Inductive-Bike-Lights/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:39:56 PST
Bike Chain Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Chain-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/
Bike Chain Cleaning and Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/2U1P/I55MW0B0/FCP2U1PI55MW0B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/2U1P/I55MW0B0/FCP2U1PI55MW0B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/2U1P/I55MW0B0/FCP2U1PI55MW0B0.SMALL.jpg peppypickle Hey there cyclists,I recently took my bike in for a tune up, and the friendly bike shop staff reminded me to clean and oil my chain weekly for ultimate bike performance. The bike chain is the dirtiest part on the bike- collecting grit and grime which is bad for the longevity of the derailleur and sh...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:42:16 PST
Wooden Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Balance-Bike/
Wooden Balance Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/06HH/I4YTXDCD/F8L06HHI4YTXDCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/06HH/I4YTXDCD/F8L06HHI4YTXDCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/06HH/I4YTXDCD/F8L06HHI4YTXDCD.SMALL.jpg jwarkentin This was a project for our two and a half year old nephew. We wanted to buy one but was shocked by the price for a decent wooden model. The key was to find a set of smooth rolling wheels and then design the dimensions around the diameter and axles. The seat is adjustable both up and down as well as ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:30:48 PST
Motorized Bicycle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Wrecked-Motorized-Bicycle/
Motorized Bicycle Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/POZ0/I4PHPNNM/FOJPOZ0I4PHPNNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/POZ0/I4PHPNNM/FOJPOZ0I4PHPNNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/POZ0/I4PHPNNM/FOJPOZ0I4PHPNNM.SMALL.jpg Ghost Wolf I got into a bicycle accident recently and badly damaged my motorized bicycle. What happened was I riding at night and struck an unmarked road island (which was new construction). I was thrown from the bike and landed on my left shoulder breaking my collar bone. I was rushed to the hospital and x-ra...
By: Ghost Wolf

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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:45:45 PST
Party Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Bike/
Party Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/K7X9/I3TI8GF1/F6UK7X9I3TI8GF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/K7X9/I3TI8GF1/F6UK7X9I3TI8GF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/K7X9/I3TI8GF1/F6UK7X9I3TI8GF1.SMALL.jpg Natalina Winter always throws me into full on craft mode, so I got a head start on the summer to bring my bike from normal cruiser to ultimate party bike! I wanted to avoid having a trailer or additional supports for speakers, so this mod is focused on things that can be easily added to an existing bike str...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:37:23 PST
RGB Bicycle Rim Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Bicycle-Rim-Lights/
RGB Bicycle Rim Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ROZN/I42MH4MW/FG7ROZNI42MH4MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ROZN/I42MH4MW/FG7ROZNI42MH4MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ROZN/I42MH4MW/FG7ROZNI42MH4MW.SMALL.jpg dragonator After receiving a tech box from Instructables with a ton of amazing goodies and the request to make something with it, I really wanted to make something great with it. The box contained some good tools, but only a few construction materials. I tried (and failed at) a few things, but I ended up makin...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:21:46 PST
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/
Honda Motorized Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MFXT/I32WGJYF/F0LMFXTI32WGJYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MFXT/I32WGJYF/F0LMFXTI32WGJYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MFXT/I32WGJYF/F0LMFXTI32WGJYF.SMALL.jpg Ghost Wolf Before I start I would like to press a major safety issue. Please always wear a helmet. I recently got into an accident and it would have been much worse without a helmet. WEAR A HELMET! The damage can be seen in my other instructables here.Okay now to the stuff you came to read and see. I completed...
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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
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/
DIY Electric Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid I live in Eugene, Oregon, one of the most bicycle friendly small cities around, and I really like making use of the many, many bike paths and bike lanes that thread throughout the town and out into the surrounding natural areas. As long as you can handle the rain, this place is a fantastic area for...
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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/
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid This is a simple Instructable to show you how I secure items to my bicycle. Not all bike components are compatible, some items fit the diameter of handlebars, while others do not. My bike light and beverage holder didn't fit quite right and often slipped during basic rides. It's a drag to have to ke...
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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/
Backpack for cycling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/M5U3/I0TV8B3Q/F1LM5U3I0TV8B3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/M5U3/I0TV8B3Q/F1LM5U3I0TV8B3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/M5U3/I0TV8B3Q/F1LM5U3I0TV8B3Q.SMALL.jpg dinesh kumar c Make a backpack for cycling after identifying various requirements and issues related to carrying this accessory while riding.Character: Either the construction or the material used makes the bag sweat free. Appropriate choice of material and fitting components to reduce weight to a range of 1.25 to...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:32:34 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar/
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SMALL.jpg travderose The inspiration for this project came from stevebod and the bicycle sidecar he built: http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bicycle-Sidecar/After seeing stevebod's build, I immediately became intrigued and knew I had to build one for myself. There was only one problem: I don't have a child to rid...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:27:29 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