Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:30:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build a Reverse Steering Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Reverse-Steering-Bike/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:28:09 PST
PVC Wheelchair,(1 inch Pipe) http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Wheelchair1-inch-Pipe/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 22:37:02 PDT
PVC Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Truck-Bed-Bike-Rack/
PVC Truck Bed Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/C0W5/GS3BE5QK/F5MC0W5GS3BE5QK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/C0W5/GS3BE5QK/F5MC0W5GS3BE5QK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/C0W5/GS3BE5QK/F5MC0W5GS3BE5QK.SMALL.jpg justkillintime Hello all. Recently I started cycling and I didn't prefer just throwing my bike into the back of my truck. I checked my local bike shop, looked online and either the systems required drilling/bolting to my bed or were over $100. I ran across an image of a PVC bike rack and liked what I saw. If you g...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 13:04:03 PDT
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-wheel-hubs-and-joining-them-to-ca-1/
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This is a follow up to my original "Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims!" Instructable.The original can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-w...This Instructable is more off an idea provoker, a way to encourage anyone doing this sort of thing to think...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:57:07 PDT
Broken Electric Razor Scooter Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Electric-Razor-Scooter-Hack/
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Sun, 20 May 2012 10:58:38 PDT
10€ BICYCLE USB CHARGER http://www.instructables.com/id/10-BICYCLE-USB-CHARGER/
10€ BICYCLE USB CHARGER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LQMK/J3OPRJUE/FBULQMKJ3OPRJUE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LQMK/J3OPRJUE/FBULQMKJ3OPRJUE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LQMK/J3OPRJUE/FBULQMKJ3OPRJUE.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman Hi,in this Instructable I want to show you, how to create your own Bicycle USB charger for a bicycle dynamo for less than 10€. This summer, I took an bicycle tour with my friend for around two weeks and we had the problem that we don't had access to a power socket to charge our batteries for our GP...
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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 10:25:19 PDT
Greg's Electric Powered Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Gregs-Electric-Powered-Bicycle-Trailer/
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Tue, 7 Sep 2010 07:34:36 PDT
How to clean a hydration bladder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-a-hydration-bladder/
How to clean a hydration bladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/W8MG/GQ5QBYO6/F55W8MGGQ5QBYO6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/W8MG/GQ5QBYO6/F55W8MGGQ5QBYO6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/W8MG/GQ5QBYO6/F55W8MGGQ5QBYO6.SMALL.jpg skaterqwertyuiop We all hate nasty hydration bladder water. This instructable will teach you how to clean your hydration bladder after using it so it doesn't get nasty.  Take it apart Empty all water out of it Then take the mouth piece off, pull the hose out, etc. Bend the hanger You heard me- bend the hanger....
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 11:57:31 PDT
Building a strong flexible bicycle trailer coupler. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-strong-flexible-bicycle-trailer-coupler/
Building a strong flexible bicycle trailer coupler. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/8IGN/FW5H06SS/FXR8IGNFW5H06SS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/8IGN/FW5H06SS/FXR8IGNFW5H06SS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/8IGN/FW5H06SS/FXR8IGNFW5H06SS.SMALL.jpg weblar This Instructable will demonstrate how to build a coupler that can be used with a variety of bicycle trailers that will turn and rotate in all possible directions: up and down, side to side, and rotate to allow the trailer to "tip" from side to side during travel. I had seen a previous Instructable...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 20:54:46 PDT
How to "Fly" a Human Powered Hydrofoil - the "Aquaskipper" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fly-a-Human-Powered-Hydrofoil---the-Aqua/
How to "Fly" a Human Powered Hydrofoil - the "Aquaskipper" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/K47G/WSUEXCFIR6S/FS8K47GWSUEXCFIR6S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/K47G/WSUEXCFIR6S/FS8K47GWSUEXCFIR6S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/K47G/WSUEXCFIR6S/FS8K47GWSUEXCFIR6S.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson The "Aquaskipper" is a human powered hydrofoil made by Inventist.com . It's similar to the original Swedish Trampofoil, which is no longer available. There's also one called the "Pumpabike" from South Africa.They're also called "hull-less watercraft" and "flapping wing propulsion vessels".You bounce...
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Fri, 2 Feb 2007 22:20:49 PST
Building Better Bucket Panniers http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Better-Bucket-Panniers/
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 20:48:22 PDT
A simple bicycle frame jig http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-bicycle-frame-jig/
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Thu, 17 May 2012 13:14:36 PDT
Wind turbine with bicycle wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-turbine-with-bicycle-wheels/
Wind turbine with bicycle wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/file/MOV.gif http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/file/MOV.gif frednerk This instructable uses bicycle wheels to create a wind turbine. Some construction ideas come from A Home Power Plant - Wind Power Generator Revisedby bhunter736Making a simple Savonius wind turbinehttp://www.macarthurmusic.com/johnkwilson/MakingasimpleSavoniuswindturbine.htmThe timber frame idea com...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2008 03:12:02 PST
A DIY Sun-Protective Brim for a Bicycle Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DIY-Sun-Protective-Brim-for-a-Bicycle-Helmet/
A DIY Sun-Protective Brim for a Bicycle Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CO08/FOD7QHJT/FFCCO08FOD7QHJT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CO08/FOD7QHJT/FFCCO08FOD7QHJT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CO08/FOD7QHJT/FFCCO08FOD7QHJT.SMALL.jpg TallDaveOS INTRO - My girlfriend and I are doing a shakedown cycle tour in prep for our impending two-year bike tour from Vietnam to Mexico [via SE Asia, China, Kazakhstan, Europe, Quebec, and the US] starting in Feb next year.At the moment we're heading south down the east coast of Australia (from Cairns to S...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 08:53:15 PST
EXTREME Mountain Biking in Your Back Yard http://www.instructables.com/id/EXTREME-Mountain-Biking-in-Your-Back-Yard/
EXTREME Mountain Biking in Your Back Yard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/KA79/H0OIUPZ3/FPWKA79H0OIUPZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/KA79/H0OIUPZ3/FPWKA79H0OIUPZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/KA79/H0OIUPZ3/FPWKA79H0OIUPZ3.SMALL.jpg Emsaid         Mountain biking in your back yard is pretty lame... ...unless you follow this instructable and make your yard into an EXTREME mountain biking course!         I enjoy mountain biking but the closest bike parks are still pretty far away and I don't go often, so I decided to make a park in my ...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 13:58:43 PDT
Chainsaw Bike!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Bike/
Chainsaw Bike!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker I have had a lot of feedback on my channel from people asking me to make a gas powered bike. I found a good running chainsaw with a bent and broken bar at a garage sale for 20 dollars. I also was able to pick up a cheap mountain bike from a thrift store.This bike is for a friend to use to commute to...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:17:44 PDT
Install a headset in a bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-a-headset-in-a-bike/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2005 18:30:03 PST
Reverse steering bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-steering-bike/
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:30:05 PDT
Bike Chain Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Chain-Bracelet/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2009 00:28:40 PDT
REcycle - How to Build a Two Wheel Cargo-bike http://www.instructables.com/id/REcycle-How-to-Build-a-Two-Wheel-Cargo-bike/
REcycle - How to Build a Two Wheel Cargo-bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/66K2/J2834LBJ/F3066K2J2834LBJ.SMALL.jpg GiulioC14 This is the story of an old MTB frame, a newborn daughter, a big love for cycling and how all that eventually led to the creation of a Cargo Bike. It was 2011.Some years later (and many other Cargo builds) our project of recycling old MTB frames eventually turned into a bigger one. But that is anoth...
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Thu, 4 May 2017 08:41:37 PDT
Easy Cheap/free Bicycle Flashlight Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheapfree-Bicycle-Flashlight-Mount-1/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2011 13:22:43 PST
Bike Trailer Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Hitch-2/
Bike Trailer Hitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/0PFP/HJKBN1DX/FGM0PFPHJKBN1DX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/0PFP/HJKBN1DX/FGM0PFPHJKBN1DX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/0PFP/HJKBN1DX/FGM0PFPHJKBN1DX.SMALL.jpg moaibob This is a very cheap Hitch made with a swivel caster, a bracket for antenna poles and  a piece of square iron pipe. To be fixed under the bike saddle. Great just because it allows the movement on three axes, so there's complete freedom while biking. What you need A swivel caster with bolt. Make...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 06:19:17 PDT
The Bicycle Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bicycle-Bubble-Machine/
The Bicycle Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SMALL.jpg heinzdrei Finally, be the star of commuter traffic! Make all the kids in the neighbourhood happy! Or just jealous! Engage in inspiring discussions with chemtrail believers! With the wind-driven Bicycle Bubble Machine drawing a dense stream of soap bubbles behind you, you too can bring peace and happiness back...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 12:40:30 PDT
Recycled Handlebar Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Handlebar-Bike-Rack/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:03:27 PDT
Helmet paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-paint/
Helmet paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/CZV4/I0YG1BQX/FGMCZV4I0YG1BQX.SMALL.jpg pulkit9694 REpainting your helmet by your own.DIY guys The original I had this steel bird companies helmet with me which was working well with my old bike, since i purchased a new Royal Enfield black color i was not satisfied with the same graphical cover on my head.So, taking a risk and enthusiasm in mysel...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:59:56 PDT
DIY Home Bicycle Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/
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Sun, 24 Sep 2006 20:22:33 PDT
Easy cleaning for the Garmin Premium HR Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-cleaning-for-the-Garmin-Premium-HR-Strap/
Easy cleaning for the Garmin Premium HR Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SMALL.jpg fireballxl5 My first Garmin Premium HR strap started to exhibit erratic readings a little less than a year after I started using it. I had followed a basic protocol of rinsing and drying it regularly, but that's not enough for these fabric based straps. Based on some articles and information from Garmin, I deve...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:07:34 PST
Refurbishing and Modernizing an Old Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-and-Modernizing-an-Old-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:03:42 PDT
Natural Wood Indoor Bicycle Stand for Under $15 USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Wood-Indoor-Bicycle-Stand-for-Under-15-US/
Natural Wood Indoor Bicycle Stand for Under $15 USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/QPOG/FHQPF4JB/FQCQPOGFHQPF4JB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/QPOG/FHQPF4JB/FQCQPOGFHQPF4JB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/QPOG/FHQPF4JB/FQCQPOGFHQPF4JB.SMALL.gif Protostar I keep my bicycle indoors due to space constraints outdoors. After looking at various manufactured bike stands, I decided to make one that would not look like it belonged in a bike shop rather than in my room. I prefer the look of natural woods and glass, and wanted to match that motif if I could. T...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 15:31:14 PDT
Toddler Balance Bike from used child's bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Balance-Bike-from-used-childs-bike/
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By: seamster

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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 10:32:58 PDT
No Weld Single Wheel Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Single-Wheel-Bike-Trailer/
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 20:42:18 PDT
FMF Dirt Bike Polishing!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/FMF-Dirt-Bike-Polishing/
FMF Dirt Bike Polishing!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SMALL.jpg MagicHonda If you have a old worn out FMF pipe that has rust, grease, or just plain dirt on it, then this tutorial is for you. Today I will show you how to clean/ polish you FMF Pipe to make it look shiny and new again! What you need! -Exhaust pipe-Foil-Water-Paper towel;This will work basically on any exha...
By: MagicHonda

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:26:37 PDT
balance bike restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/balance-bike-restoration/
balance bike restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/SEHP/IHNB3BCT/F94SEHPIHNB3BCT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/SEHP/IHNB3BCT/F94SEHPIHNB3BCT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/SEHP/IHNB3BCT/F94SEHPIHNB3BCT.SMALL.jpg ljonny18 i thought it would be cool to build my son his first bike. his 2nd birthday was coming up and i wanted to get him a balance bike. i originally wanted to build the bike (and frame) from scratch, but due to the time frame it made more sense to rescue an old one.note: this project is totally over the t...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 05:22:26 PST
All-Weather Bike Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Weather-Bike-Helmet/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 21:53:24 PST
X-country Ski Kit for Chariot Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/X-country-Ski-Kit-for-Chariot-Bike-Trailer/
X-country Ski Kit for Chariot Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/F3EX/FZETB6Y6/FA4F3EXFZETB6Y6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/F3EX/FZETB6Y6/FA4F3EXFZETB6Y6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/F3EX/FZETB6Y6/FA4F3EXFZETB6Y6.SMALL.jpg Goodluck Chariot sells a cross country ski kit for their bicycle trailers. They're spendy - around $200. I decided to make my own. The kit you buy consists of two skis, their mounts and a harness to pull the rig. I decided to pretty much copy the commercially available unit. Supplies: A pair of skis 2' pvc ...
By: Goodluck

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Thu, 10 Sep 2009 09:34:17 PDT
12 volt bicycle trailer stereo system http://www.instructables.com/id/12-volt-bicycle-trailer-stereo-system/
12 volt bicycle trailer stereo system - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/QVX9/GSUSNOSW/FUEQVX9GSUSNOSW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/QVX9/GSUSNOSW/FUEQVX9GSUSNOSW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/QVX9/GSUSNOSW/FUEQVX9GSUSNOSW.SMALL.jpg goodgnus The motivation behind this project was simple. I wanted to design and build a self contained 12 volt powered stereo system that can be transported on a bicycle trailer, pedicab (my specific use) or cargo bike. This speaker system can really be used anywhere it can be transported such as on a boat, c...
By: goodgnus

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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 13:55:57 PDT
Quick Tip #4 - Installing No-Mor-Flats on your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-tip-4-Installing-No-Mor-Flats-on-your-Bic/
Quick Tip #4 - Installing No-Mor-Flats on your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/DA6N/GY4RFRWV/F2FDA6NGY4RFRWV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/DA6N/GY4RFRWV/F2FDA6NGY4RFRWV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/DA6N/GY4RFRWV/F2FDA6NGY4RFRWV.SMALL.jpg -chase- One of the best accessories for any bike you can buy in my opinion is a product called No-Mor-Flats. Once you install them, you never buy another tube. Only tires. What promped this instructable that one of the falisies is that they are difficult to install. Which couldn't be farther from the truth...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 10:34:03 PST
DIY Helmet Headphones (on the cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Helmet-Headphones-on-the-cheap/
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By: frozenkamote

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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 23:48:46 PDT
Aerodynamic Wheel Disks - For your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Aerodynamic-Wheel-Disks---For-your-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 23:48:22 PDT
BULLHORN YOUR BARS http://www.instructables.com/id/BULLHORN-YOUR-BARS/
BULLHORN YOUR BARS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IUCD/G6LWE3EJ/FQNIUCDG6LWE3EJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IUCD/G6LWE3EJ/FQNIUCDG6LWE3EJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IUCD/G6LWE3EJ/FQNIUCDG6LWE3EJ.SMALL.jpg brianhabicht Here's how to chop your curl downs into a custom set of bullhorns Supplies   Finding a Good Candidate When choosing handlebars make sure they will comfortably fit your natural grip Guide Line Choose a comfortable cutting line Chop! Time to cut! Cut along the black edge leaving all of the...
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Wed, 10 Mar 2010 05:46:58 PST
Bicycle Picnic Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Picknick-Box/
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By: The Dutch cyclist

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Mon, 30 May 2016 05:59:16 PDT
Bicycle to Unicycle in three thousand easy steps ( in a day). http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-to-Unicycle-in-three-thousand-easy-steps-/
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By: FriendOfHumanity

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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:47:40 PDT
Fat Tire Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Tire-Trike/
Fat Tire Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/763C/INM7K91G/F5R763CINM7K91G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/763C/INM7K91G/F5R763CINM7K91G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/763C/INM7K91G/F5R763CINM7K91G.SMALL.jpg MelodiousDirge A tricycle is eminently practical for medium distance travel - where you could walk but it would take a while, and you could bike but you've got stuff to carry, and maybe sights to see along the way. Maybe you're going to have a drink or two at your destination and the added stability of three wheel...
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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/
Build an adjustable bike jump for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/D5CL/G4PBTCGB/F1BD5CLG4PBTCGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/D5CL/G4PBTCGB/F1BD5CLG4PBTCGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/D5CL/G4PBTCGB/F1BD5CLG4PBTCGB.SMALL.jpg murphtron My son started riding a 16" bike at 4 years old without training wheels. (He was first on a push bike without training wheels or pedals at about 3 1/2.) One day he decided to build a jump in the back yard. So he found a piece of 2 x 12 ramp (with random lumber laying around) and piled up some logs. ...
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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/
2 Wheeled Cargo Bike from old mountain bike frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ABS8/HSM5432A/FUOABS8HSM5432A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ABS8/HSM5432A/FUOABS8HSM5432A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ABS8/HSM5432A/FUOABS8HSM5432A.SMALL.jpg nthomas12 Here's my contribution to the Homemade Cargo Bike revolution!! :) Used an old Mountain Bike frame from a great junk bike store close by. I basically followed the instructions from this guy: http://www.instructables.com/id/build-a-2-wheel-cargo-bike/ with a few of my own modifications. The bike is fu...
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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