Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:04:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Safe cycling in darkness http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-cycling-in-darkness/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:10:17 PST
Safe evening/night cycling in urban area http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-eveningnight-cycling-in-urban-area/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:41 PST
Remove rubber handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-rubber-handle/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:40 PST
Cycling Trophies http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycling-Trophies/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:46 PST
Reproduce a spoke lock key http://www.instructables.com/id/Reproduce-spoke-lock-key/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:30:54 PST
Bicycle: Flat Tire (Repair) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Flat-Tire-Repair/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:09:24 PST
Bicycle Seat Post Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Seat-Post-Skateboard-Rack/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:54:13 PST
Make a TRUCK BIKE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-salvage-truck-bike/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:37:57 PST
bamboo bike http://www.instructables.com/id/bamboo-bike-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/OIXF/I6C2JNDG/FKAOIXFI6C2JNDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/OIXF/I6C2JNDG/FKAOIXFI6C2JNDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/OIXF/I6C2JNDG/FKAOIXFI6C2JNDG.SMALL.jpg juliana.maria.5496 Bamboo Bike #2 Bamboo Carbon Bike How to Build a Bamboo Bicycle How I built a carbon bike frame at home (and a bamboo frame too) Build a Bamboo Bicycle (And Light it up!) Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:48:21 PST
Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Bike-Dynamo-Lights-and-USB-Charger/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:41:15 PST
XC ski kit for Fat Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/XC-ski-kit-for-Fat-Bike/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:08:53 PST
Mud flap for bike fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Mud-flaps-for-fender-bicycle/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:20:27 PST
Best Way to Suspend Your Bicycle From an Unfinished Ceiling (maximum head clearance) http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Way-to-Suspend-Your-Bicycle-From-an-Unfinishe/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:12:49 PST
Vintage Hat Box Scooter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hat-Box-Scooter-Storage/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:23:14 PST
How to make your bike look an ugly discouragement for thieves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-bike-look-an-ugly-discouragement-/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:26:31 PST
Bicycle Table Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Table-Trailer/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 21:04:07 PST
Bicycle Chain Whip http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Whip/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:58:59 PST
Bicycle Round Spoke Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/MTB-Round-Spoke-Wrench/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 23:09:58 PST
Home made timber Push Bike Bicycle Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-timber-Push-Bike-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 19:27:12 PST
Bicycle Cross Expansion Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Cross-Expansion-Bar/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 14:20:39 PST
Bamboo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Bike-3/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:01:07 PST
Stationary Bike Book Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stationary-Bike-Book-Holder/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:14:42 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
P-Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/P-Trike/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:14:16 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
Kiddy Bike Radiator Mascot http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiddy-Bike-Radiator-Mascot/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:55:44 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/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:42:16 PST
Rolling Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Bike-Rack/
Rolling Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/G65X/I52CIJZ0/FBVG65XI52CIJZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/G65X/I52CIJZ0/FBVG65XI52CIJZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/G65X/I52CIJZ0/FBVG65XI52CIJZ0.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 How to get five bicycles, two scooters and one skateboard to occupy the same space in your garage at once. Bonus!! You can move all 8 at once in one step. The Need... With five kids, come five bikes (7 with mom and Dads)...the bikes ate up a lot of real estate in my garage workshop. I needed to ...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:19:48 PST
Wooden Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Balance-Bike/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:30:48 PST
The bike table (aka Rackatabla) – Or how to bike tour with your hiking backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-bike-table-aka-Rackatabla-Or-how-to-bike-tour-/
The bike table (aka Rackatabla) – Or how to bike tour with your hiking backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/PPCY/I4YTPFS3/FOWPPCYI4YTPFS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/PPCY/I4YTPFS3/FOWPPCYI4YTPFS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/PPCY/I4YTPFS3/FOWPPCYI4YTPFS3.SMALL.jpg pandoheas Ever wanted to bike tour but you didnt have the money to buy the expensive rack panniers? Or better, ever wanted to use your bike to transport you to the base of a mountain and take your backpack from the rack and go hiking? Or maybe even better, ever missed a proper table to put your morning coffee...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:02:16 PST
E-MountainBike Video Build Log http://www.instructables.com/id/e-MountianBike-Build-Log/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:00:56 PST
Midfoot Bicycle Cleat Position http://www.instructables.com/id/Midfoot-Bicycle-Cleat-Position/
Midfoot Bicycle Cleat Position - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SMALL.jpg smrat alleck Bike-specific shoes have been around for a long time. Basically, the cleats on your shoes clip into your pedals, allowing you to generate power throughout the pedal motion - not just on the down-stroke. Of course, if you're here, you probably already know that. The problem is that the position of yo...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 23:19:43 PST
Make a Schrader Valve Core Removal Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Schrader-Valve-Core-Removal-Tool/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 22:43:57 PST
Bike bagage swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-bagage-swing/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 12:44:15 PST
Portable Swing / Bike Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-Bike-Bag/
Portable Swing / Bike Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/6TBO/I4J73WC1/F626TBOI4J73WC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/6TBO/I4J73WC1/F626TBOI4J73WC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/6TBO/I4J73WC1/F626TBOI4J73WC1.SMALL.jpg VanderHoevenKimberly If you love cycling and swinging in the wild and you enjoy nature, then this Bike Swing is perfect for you!With this bike bag you can swing whenever there is a tree around. During your bike rides you can use your swing at the best and most beautiful spots. The swing is in fact a part of your bik...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 12:24:49 PST
Holowtech 2 bearing change (#2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Holowtech-2-bearing-change-2/
Holowtech 2 bearing change (#2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Q0F/I4J6YOKY/FSK8Q0FI4J6YOKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Q0F/I4J6YOKY/FSK8Q0FI4J6YOKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Q0F/I4J6YOKY/FSK8Q0FI4J6YOKY.SMALL.jpg thewhite Quick one. There's nothing really "high tech" about my tool for changing Shimano Hollowtech 2 bearings. This time I've upgraded to cheap and cheerful Chinese ceramic bearings (size: 37x25x6mm; bearing symbol: 6805N). Faster method comparing to old one. Basically I found piece of alloy pipe (quite ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 01:34:49 PST
Strange Brakes by StrangeCycles: Installation and Adjustment http://www.instructables.com/id/Strange-Brakes-by-StrangeCycles-Installation-and-A/
Strange Brakes by StrangeCycles: Installation and Adjustment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/87OF/I4IX3K33/FUB87OFI4IX3K33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/87OF/I4IX3K33/FUB87OFI4IX3K33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/87OF/I4IX3K33/FUB87OFI4IX3K33.SMALL.jpg abikerider These are instructions for installing and adjusting these unique, rare, and no-longer-made brakes. They are designed to act like like V-brakes but are compatible with short pull road brake levers like Shimano STI and Campagnolo Ergo levers. They are useful on cyclocross, tandem, and road touring bic...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 14:19:31 PST
Turn an old kids bike into a chopped kick bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-kids-bike-into-a-chopped-kick-bike/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 15:17:29 PST
Motorized Bicycle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Wrecked-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:45:45 PST
KM Graziella http://www.instructables.com/id/KM-Graziella/
KM Graziella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SMALL.jpg kmsuper In this project we KM Garage we took care of the restoration of a bike Graziella.We started with a scrap to get a little gem on two wheels. I hope that the project will like. If you like to go visit my Facebook page and put a like :) Get an old bike First we have to get an old bike to be restored...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 03:11:12 PST
No Solder BMX Light Mod For Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Solder-BMX-Light-Mod-For-Under-10/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:15:46 PST
My reconverted bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/My-reconverted-bike-trailer/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:24:56 PST
Party Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Bike/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:37:23 PST
Russian bike 2x2 Kalmius http://www.instructables.com/id/Russian-bike-2x2-Kalmius/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:12:41 PST
How To Make an Offset Unicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Offset-Unicycle/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:58:07 PST
RGB Bicycle Rim Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Bicycle-Rim-Lights/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:21:46 PST
Cycling Trouser Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycling-Trouser-Clips/
Cycling Trouser Clips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/GURA/I3XU1SDI/F8OGURAI3XU1SDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/GURA/I3XU1SDI/F8OGURAI3XU1SDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/GURA/I3XU1SDI/F8OGURAI3XU1SDI.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman While cycling wearing trousers there is always the potential hazard of getting the bottoms stuck in the drive gear and chain assembly.Protect yourself with a pair of 'Cycling Trouser Clips'!A very simple pair of 'Trouser Clips' can be fashioned from plastic pipe fittings.What you need: 1. 3 inch (75...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:17:24 PST
Install USB powered cycle rear safety led. http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-USB-powered-cycle-rear-safety-led/
Install USB powered cycle rear safety led. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1PKB/I3THD670/F5H1PKBI3THD670.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1PKB/I3THD670/F5H1PKBI3THD670.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/1PKB/I3THD670/F5H1PKBI3THD670.SMALL.jpg sachinkawale I mostly ride at night. For night safety ,I choose Antac advance led stip. I attach this USB powered led strip to my xiomi power bank. led strip cost me nearly $8. It also have on / off switch for convenient. USB led Strip I buy this 6 led strip for $8 from amazon.in attach it to cycle rear bar. ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:14:54 PST