Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 Jul 2016 01:45:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Convert a Burley Travoy Bike Trailer Hitch to Quick Release From Seatposts http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Burley-Travoy-Bike-Trailer-Hitch-to-Quic/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:48:04 PDT
Single Wheel Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Wheel-Bicycle-Trailer-1/
Single Wheel Bicycle Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RZFS/IQQWZTCI/FUURZFSIQQWZTCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RZFS/IQQWZTCI/FUURZFSIQQWZTCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RZFS/IQQWZTCI/FUURZFSIQQWZTCI.SMALL.jpg Mebob1978 This all started when I decided that I wanted to do some touring and needed some extra space for camping equipment. In order to do this I wanted to build the trailer myself and I was going to recycle as much stuff as possible. So I started to research... and the list of requirements started to gr...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:24:08 PDT
Cusom Bike Decals (with No Special Equipment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cusom-Bike-Decals-with-No-Special-Equipment/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:58:33 PDT
Bike maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Maintenance/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:08:54 PDT
Transistor Instead of Relay for Car Horns http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Instead-of-Relay-for-Car-Horns/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:09:29 PDT
Motorcycle Face Mask Made From EVA Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Face-Mask-Made-From-EVA-Foam/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:15:04 PDT
Mountain Bike MTB Fair Dinkum 12 volt LED headlight... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Bike-MTB-Fair-Dinkum-12-Volt-LED-Headligh/
Mountain Bike MTB Fair Dinkum 12 volt LED headlight... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/747E/IQGT2I9E/FEO747EIQGT2I9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/747E/IQGT2I9E/FEO747EIQGT2I9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/747E/IQGT2I9E/FEO747EIQGT2I9E.SMALL.jpg tassie2 This is info about a 120mm LED headlightlight I fitted to my MTB in Tasmania Down Under.The light is removable, so can use it for a boat light, shed or general light when not using it on bike if needed.Wiring is very basic and lo tech.Unlike other hi tech hi power lights , all the bits are off the ...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 20:25:43 PDT
100 Mile Bike Ride Attempt http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Mile-Bike-Ride-Attempt/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 19:20:40 PDT
Make a Custom Bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Bike-Stand/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 20:14:43 PDT
Grounded Bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Grounded-Bike-Stand/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 07:31:31 PDT
Amphibious Bike With Inboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Amphibious-Bike-With-Inboard/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:55:50 PDT
Lockable cover for bicycle milk crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Lockable-Cover-for-Bicycle-Milk-Crate/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 06:24:22 PDT
Motorbike Auxiliary lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorbike-Auxiliary-Lights/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 04:29:12 PDT
Suzuki DRZ 400 Motorcycle LED Light Bar Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Suzuki-DRZ-400-Motorcycle-LED-Light-Bar-Mount/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:49:48 PDT
Front wheel kryptonite bike lock hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Wheel-Kryptonite-Bike-Lock-Hack/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:23:12 PDT
DIY Bike LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-LED-Lights/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 17:38:08 PDT
Android or Ipone Pocket Hook or Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-or-Ipone-Pocket-Hook-or-Clip/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:00:03 PDT
Cork Bike Handle Plugs http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Bike-Handle-Plugs/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 20:13:54 PDT
How to tune your back derailleur http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tune-Your-Back-Derailleur/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:06:42 PDT
DIY Bike Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Hitch/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 16:32:20 PDT
Replacing the Handlebar Tape on a Racing Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-Handlebar-Tape-on-a-Racing-Bike/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:45:25 PDT
How to Clean Your Bicycle Chain and Relube It http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Your-Bicycle-Chain-and-Relube-It/
How to Clean Your Bicycle Chain and Relube It - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZJOK/IPE9X2AE/FE9ZJOKIPE9X2AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZJOK/IPE9X2AE/FE9ZJOKIPE9X2AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/ZJOK/IPE9X2AE/FE9ZJOKIPE9X2AE.SMALL.jpg ahtopahtel Turn your bicycle over, find a can of WD40, some paper towels and get to work :)This will keep your chain and gears running longer without any problems.
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 06:29:13 PDT
How to Adjust a Hydraulic Brake Caliper on a Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Adjust-a-Hydraulic-Brake-Caliper-on-a-Bicyc/
How to Adjust a Hydraulic Brake Caliper on a Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/U4RB/IPE9X2SP/FS4U4RBIPE9X2SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/U4RB/IPE9X2SP/FS4U4RBIPE9X2SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/U4RB/IPE9X2SP/FS4U4RBIPE9X2SP.SMALL.jpg ahtopahtel When removing front or rear wheels, sometimes the caliper gets misaligned and needs a quick reset.Usually the bolts are either 4 or 5mm hex-key.
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 06:27:22 PDT
How to Remove Bicycle Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-Bicycle-Pedals/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 05:43:29 PDT
How to Stop Bicycle Disc Brakes From Squealing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stop-Bicycle-Disc-Brakes-From-Squealing/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:18:14 PDT
How to Adjust Your Bicycle Rear Derailleur - Tension, Indexing and More http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Adjust-Your-Bicycle-Rear-Derailleur-Tension/
How to Adjust Your Bicycle Rear Derailleur - Tension, Indexing and More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/YM7O/IPE9UNUA/F73YM7OIPE9UNUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/YM7O/IPE9UNUA/F73YM7OIPE9UNUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/YM7O/IPE9UNUA/F73YM7OIPE9UNUA.SMALL.jpg ahtopahtel In this tutorial we are taking a look at how to adjust your bicycles rear derailleur. Have fun :)
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:11:34 PDT
AirZound Remote Switch Vers 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/AirZound-Remote-Switch-Vers-1/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 04:05:15 PDT
AirZound for Drop-Bar Road Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/AirZound-for-Drop-Bar-Road-Bike/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 20:10:09 PDT
How to True a Bicycle Wheel - Nipples, Spokes and Hubs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-True-a-Bicycle-Wheel-Nipples-Spokes-and-Hub/
How to True a Bicycle Wheel - Nipples, Spokes and Hubs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/ES3I/IPE9UVGT/FQGES3IIPE9UVGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/ES3I/IPE9UVGT/FQGES3IIPE9UVGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/ES3I/IPE9UVGT/FQGES3IIPE9UVGT.SMALL.jpg ahtopahtel Knowing how nipples, spokes and hubs interact is very important when truing up your wheels.
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 16:15:30 PDT
How to Adjust Open Bearing Bottom Brackets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Adjust-Open-Bearing-Bottom-Brackets/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 16:15:30 PDT
66 cc chopper build http://www.instructables.com/id/66-Cc-Chopper-Build/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 04:58:16 PDT
Bike Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Shed/
Bike Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/A3Q1/IP91TXKB/F2ZA3Q1IP91TXKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/A3Q1/IP91TXKB/F2ZA3Q1IP91TXKB.SQUARE.jpg http://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
How to Change a Bicycle Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Bicycle-Tube/
How to Change a Bicycle Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/F450/IP5P6VGC/FPAF450IP5P6VGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/F450/IP5P6VGC/FPAF450IP5P6VGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/F450/IP5P6VGC/FPAF450IP5P6VGC.SMALL.jpg Danno1999 Special skills needed:In order to complete this DYI you will need to be mechanically inclined and should have a back round knowledge about bicycles.Tools needed:you will need a 15mm socket, and a half inch ratchet and extension. Along with a bicycle pump, air compressor etc.. something to inflate ti...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 10:59:25 PDT
Bear-safe Mountain Biking. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bear-safe-Mountain-Biking/
Bear-safe Mountain Biking. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/8LUJ/IP49TMZD/FHE8LUJIP49TMZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/8LUJ/IP49TMZD/FHE8LUJIP49TMZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/8LUJ/IP49TMZD/FHE8LUJIP49TMZD.SMALL.jpg Loblaw I recently started mountain biking and love to explore Yukon's boreal forests, alpine and river valleys by bike. This means that I'm often travelling in bear country. I have a healthy respect for the black and grizzly bears that live in the wild spaces around my community. Generally, I follow bear s...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 22:20:50 PDT
another 0$ bike bottle holder, pipe based http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-0-Bike-Bottle-Holder-Pipe-Based/
another 0$ bike bottle holder, pipe based - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/2QMK/IOYDDT5Z/FXT2QMKIOYDDT5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/2QMK/IOYDDT5Z/FXT2QMKIOYDDT5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/2QMK/IOYDDT5Z/FXT2QMKIOYDDT5Z.SMALL.jpg thirschbuechler You don't want to give away hard-earned money for a bike bottle holder and don't consider other approaches to be rigid, durable or multi-functional enough? (i.e. wire+welding or coathanger)Then my pipe-based solution may be worth a look.What I like most about it is that it took only about 2h to cons...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 07:08:34 PDT
Engineering a Power System for heavy cycle-trucks and velomobiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Engineering-a-Power-System-for-Heavy-Cycle-trucks-/
Engineering a Power System for heavy cycle-trucks and velomobiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/FU1S/IOX6P9EP/FBRFU1SIOX6P9EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/FU1S/IOX6P9EP/FBRFU1SIOX6P9EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/FU1S/IOX6P9EP/FBRFU1SIOX6P9EP.SMALL.jpg Professor Prodromal Heavy utility cycles will become a very large part of transportation as people wake up to the reality of climate change. It is not easy to understand how to provide enough low-speed torque thrust that is needed to climb steep hills at legal speeds. Bigger motors are not the best solution. Proper gea...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 12:20:35 PDT
A Rebuilt Ergonomic Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Rebuilt-Ergonomic-Bicycle-Saddle/
A Rebuilt Ergonomic Bicycle Saddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4TZU/IOUBYVCR/FSC4TZUIOUBYVCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4TZU/IOUBYVCR/FSC4TZUIOUBYVCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/4TZU/IOUBYVCR/FSC4TZUIOUBYVCR.SMALL.jpg BrianM313 There has been criticism that the nose of bicycle saddles can cause nerve damage and even numbness. For example, John Tierney wrote A Release Valve for Cyclists’ Unrelenting Pressure. (June 28, 2011. New York Times)From what I have seen, I haven’t been impressed with the solutions to this problem. A...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:35:57 PDT
High Visibility Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Visibility-Vest/
High Visibility Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/G5OW/IOUC0YEE/FYIG5OWIOUC0YEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/G5OW/IOUC0YEE/FYIG5OWIOUC0YEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/G5OW/IOUC0YEE/FYIG5OWIOUC0YEE.SMALL.jpg krivas It’s always a good idea to wear high visibility clothing when biking or running around at night. But traditional reflective vests aren’t always the most stylish of garments. Many cyclists or runners I see are wearing attire that looks fit for a construction site. These construction-like vests get th...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 23:57:28 PDT
Magnetic Bike Light: 5 Minute Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bike-Light-5-Minute-Make/
Magnetic Bike Light: 5 Minute Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/0R1R/IOU9Q9KA/FSK0R1RIOU9Q9KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/0R1R/IOU9Q9KA/FSK0R1RIOU9Q9KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/0R1R/IOU9Q9KA/FSK0R1RIOU9Q9KA.SMALL.jpg henryric Lights chronically disappear from my bike, so I thought I would create an affordable, magnetically mounted bike light that I can quickly detach from my bike when locking it up. The lights are cheap enough that I don't care too much if I forget to remove them and they get stolen, but because they are...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:28:43 PDT
Strider Bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Strider-Bike-Stand/
Strider Bike Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/L9IC/IOUBW5OT/FOBL9ICIOUBW5OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/L9IC/IOUBW5OT/FOBL9ICIOUBW5OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/L9IC/IOUBW5OT/FOBL9ICIOUBW5OT.SMALL.jpg jmiller1534 This exactly a necessary project, but it was a great first building project for my son. At two years old I knew I would need to get creative. The end result is that my son and I had a great time and he now has a place to park his little bike. So all in all it's a win.Materials:Length of 1" thin wall...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:24:41 PDT
Chainsaw Bike!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Bike/
Chainsaw Bike!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/VJ3Z/IOU9OT7X/FQ7VJ3ZIOU9OT7X.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Bicycle Picnic Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Picknick-Box/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 05:59:16 PDT
River Rider Water Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/River-Rider-Water-Bike/
River Rider Water Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/GEOF/IOT2WR5V/F0AGEOFIOT2WR5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/GEOF/IOT2WR5V/F0AGEOFIOT2WR5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/GEOF/IOT2WR5V/F0AGEOFIOT2WR5V.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 Hi Instructables, here is the abstract for the river bike project I've been working on all winter. This is more of a broad guide on how I made it and what I learned then a how-to make your own river bike step by step.The best way to figure out the project is to watch the video then skim through ext...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 00:57:25 PDT
"Analog" Bicycle Speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Bicycle-Speedometer/
"Analog" Bicycle Speedometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/JW60/IOT2UN47/FURJW60IOT2UN47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/JW60/IOT2UN47/FURJW60IOT2UN47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/JW60/IOT2UN47/FURJW60IOT2UN47.SMALL.jpg brunoip In this instructable I'm going to show how to make an easy "analog" speedometer using an arduino nano, a servo motor and a few more extra components.The analog part of the project is only in the display of the speed, all the sensing, calculus and processing is being done in a digital way inside the ...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:01:03 PDT
DIY Bicycle Turn Signal http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Turn-Signal/
DIY Bicycle Turn Signal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/AZOI/IORQ0823/FWQAZOIIORQ0823.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/AZOI/IORQ0823/FWQAZOIIORQ0823.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/AZOI/IORQ0823/FWQAZOIIORQ0823.SMALL.jpg periprohus Many of us use bikes for commuting and leisure, and many of us suffer from long and dark winters as well! If that's the case, you probably have a pair of bright front & rear lights, which make spotting you much easier for drivers and other road users, making cycling much safer.There is however anoth...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:23:34 PDT
Bike Tire Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-Belt/
Bike Tire Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/3OIS/IOO5GTCO/FFG3OISIOO5GTCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/3OIS/IOO5GTCO/FFG3OISIOO5GTCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/3OIS/IOO5GTCO/FFG3OISIOO5GTCO.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty Tire belts are awesome!this is a great project to do when you replace bike tires, and the product is absolutely greatI am definitely not the first one to do this project but this is my take and I'm really happy with how it came out. So here it is. I hope you enjoy Supplies - a bike tire - an a...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 19:02:03 PDT
BOOZE BIKE http://www.instructables.com/id/BOOZE-BIKE/
BOOZE BIKE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/5P3M/IOO5GBPE/FZ35P3MIOO5GBPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/5P3M/IOO5GBPE/FZ35P3MIOO5GBPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/5P3M/IOO5GBPE/FZ35P3MIOO5GBPE.SMALL.jpg tomkio101 hi , i 'am the man behind "FAIT , MAISON"in this video I show you how to make this fancy booze Bike ;)ALL THE STEOS ARE IN THE VIDEO if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask me :) have a good day
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Fri, 27 May 2016 15:59:07 PDT
Custum fit Record Phone Holder, or how to bring a thermoplast into new shape http://www.instructables.com/id/Custum-Fit-Record-Phone-Holder-or-How-to-Bring-a-T/
Custum fit Record Phone Holder, or how to bring a thermoplast into new shape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/64AM/IOOM5PLW/FZA64AMIOOM5PLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/64AM/IOOM5PLW/FZA64AMIOOM5PLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/64AM/IOOM5PLW/FZA64AMIOOM5PLW.SMALL.jpg CaveMax This is about how to make an individual phoneholder from scratch like pvc-pipe, a vinyl or any other thermoplast for the bike. I made a few so far and came to the conclusion that old pvc-pipe is the strongest raw material I used, but usually they dont carry recordlabels on them, right?Here I am writ...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 10:18:04 PDT
Rainbow bike makeover w. acrylics http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bike-Makeover-W-Acrylics/
Rainbow bike makeover w. acrylics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/E1Z8/IOLR60CL/FDOE1Z8IOLR60CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/E1Z8/IOLR60CL/FDOE1Z8IOLR60CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/E1Z8/IOLR60CL/FDOE1Z8IOLR60CL.SMALL.jpg Mikki G.W Tired of the old boring bike? And you love colours? Well, why not rainbows?The great thing about this makeover, it can be done without having to buy a ton of different spray cans, which can be really expensive if you have to buy 6+ cans.However, you will need at least two kinds of metal spray pai...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:36:46 PDT
Build a Shopping Cart Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Shopping-Cart-Cargo-Bike/
Build a Shopping Cart Cargo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/NWIR/IOKN9BU6/FA6NWIRIOKN9BU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/NWIR/IOKN9BU6/FA6NWIRIOKN9BU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/NWIR/IOKN9BU6/FA6NWIRIOKN9BU6.SMALL.jpg henryric Build a cargo bike out of an old mountain bike, a metal shopping cart, miscellaneous bike parts, a variety of scrap metal, and a willingness to hack things apart! I am currently living a car-free life and need a means of transporting supplies for those larger projects. Constructed at UPland.To start...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:02:28 PDT