Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:27:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rim Light for Bicycle --- with Solar charging http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-Rim-Light-for-Bicycle-with-Solar-charging/
Rim Light for Bicycle --- with Solar charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/3YWG/HY4KSS6T/F8Z3YWGHY4KSS6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/3YWG/HY4KSS6T/F8Z3YWGHY4KSS6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/3YWG/HY4KSS6T/F8Z3YWGHY4KSS6T.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hi everyone. I am Sahas Chitlange aging 15 from INDIA . Here's my new weekend project. SOLAR Rim Light for Bicycle --- with Solar charginghave you ever thought of adding a beautiful effect of rim light to your bicycle?? This is the system i made with which you can add a rim light giving you a effect...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:55:55 PDT
Multi Storage Wall Box for Biking Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Storage-Wall-Box-for-Biking-Stuff/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:32:34 PDT
Phrenology Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Phrenology-Helmet/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:07:46 PDT
Bike and Human Puncture Repair Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-and-Human-Puncture-Repair-Kit/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:42:51 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Wheel-Reflectors/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:44 PDT
Playmobile bicycle valve caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobile-bicycle-valve-caps/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:15:57 PDT
Bike Repair Wood Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:55:19 PDT
Custom Padded Bicycle Seat Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Padded-Bicycle-Seat-Cover/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:20:38 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT
DIY Leather Wrapped Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Leather-Wrapped-Bar/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:28:24 PDT
Custom French Bicycle Bar Ends http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-French-Bicycle-Bar-Ends/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:42:09 PDT
Ibike idash hinge fix - FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED! DO NOT DO THIS! http://www.instructables.com/id/ibike-idash-hinge-fix/
Ibike idash hinge fix - FUNDAMENTALLY FLAWED! DO NOT DO THIS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/H7PP/HXIKBEQ3/FG8H7PPHXIKBEQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/H7PP/HXIKBEQ3/FG8H7PPHXIKBEQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/H7PP/HXIKBEQ3/FG8H7PPHXIKBEQ3.SMALL.jpg criggie A few months ago I bought one of bike meters on clearance... I needed a speedo for my bike and this seemed perfect, and I had a iphone4 from work.It works well enough, very thirsty on battery and will drain the whole thing from 100% to 10% in about 2 hours.BUT the lid suffers from a dreadful design ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:30:35 PDT
Bike Trailer Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/312T/HXIKAYLO/FS5312THXIKAYLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/312T/HXIKAYLO/FS5312THXIKAYLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/312T/HXIKAYLO/FS5312THXIKAYLO.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid I am preparing to build a trailer for my bicycle. I have decided to use a baby trailer as I see them often on CraigsList and other bike boards. This collection is based on the children's bike carriers and a few other fun things I found on Instructables. Bike Party Sound Trailer Part of my trailer...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:44:27 PDT
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Bike-Seatpost-Mount/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:49:35 PDT
How To Adjust A Derailleur http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Adjust-A-Derailleur/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:00:11 PDT
Simple Homemade Bike/Skateboard Ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Homemade-BikeSkateboard-Ramp/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 10:55:25 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Windmill/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:23:13 PDT
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jogging-stroller-bike-trailer-hack-conversion/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:02 PDT
DIY Bicycle Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Generator/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 01:23:47 PDT
DIY reflective tape armour for bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-reflective-tape-armour-for-bike/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:37:56 PDT
130 MPG BICYCLE http://www.instructables.com/id/130-MPG-BICYCLE/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:07:27 PDT
HOW TO FIX A FLAT TIRE ON A BIKE. http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FIX-A-FLAT-TIRE-OF-A-BIKE/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:36:04 PDT
Bike better with an LED cadence meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-better-with-an-LED-cadence-meter/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:45:46 PDT
Convert your relector into a bike light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-relector-into-a-bike-light/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:00:38 PDT
Batman motorcycle helmet (aerodynamic as f***) http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-motorcycle-helmet-aerodynamic-as-f/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 07:50:44 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Paint Your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Your-Bicycle/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:37:29 PDT
bicycle shifter grip http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-shifter-grip/
bicycle shifter grip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7R8X/HWLD7PF7/FHX7R8XHWLD7PF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7R8X/HWLD7PF7/FHX7R8XHWLD7PF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7R8X/HWLD7PF7/FHX7R8XHWLD7PF7.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Although the bicycle components are usually made so that their weight is lower as possible, you can add a nice coloured grip to your shifter in a few easy steps. The Sugru Clean the shifter with alcohol, so that Sugru will adhere better.Now you need a pack of Sugru, you can choose the colour you ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:41:01 PDT
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-an-Old-Bicycle/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:20:45 PDT
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/CyGlow-Bike-Lights-Workshop/
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SMALL.jpg alexglow There are too many intelligent, talented people riding around without any lights, like total idiots (a.k.a. "darkwads"). To help change this, I've been running a workshop called GlowHacker, which puts TRON-worthy light strips on your awesome bike.They're durable! These bad boys stand up to a lot of ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:33:37 PDT
Bicycle Maintenance 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Maintenance-101/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:51:15 PDT
Bicycle Lubrication: What, When, Where, How! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Lubrication-What-When-Where-How/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:48:42 PDT
Balance Bike Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Balance-Bike-Conversion/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:44:07 PDT
My Carbon frame flop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Carbon-frame-flop/
My Carbon frame flop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SMALL.jpg alecvanwyk37 There are great success stories on this site, It's the first place I go to get started on a project for some tips and interesting ideas. I thought why not have a failure story on here too......A few years ago I decided to make my own Carbon bicycle frame using things around the house, This is how ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:04:51 PDT
Cellphone bike mount from PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-bike-mount-from-PVC/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:47:22 PDT
Spreading or adjusting a bicycle frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Spreading-or-adjusting-a-bicycle-frame/
Spreading or adjusting a bicycle frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/6699/HW6T81XC/FB26699HW6T81XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/6699/HW6T81XC/FB26699HW6T81XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/6699/HW6T81XC/FB26699HW6T81XC.SMALL.jpg uersel In early summer 2013 I bought a beat down bicycle, made by NSU (germany). According to the frame number it was built around 1952. The idea was (and still is) to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.This instructable is about straightening the frame of this bike. There will ...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:01:17 PDT
Custom Reupholstered Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Reupholstered-Bicycle-Saddle/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:04:57 PDT
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-8/
Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/5P16/HWC4L6ZC/FVL5P16HWC4L6ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/5P16/HWC4L6ZC/FVL5P16HWC4L6ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/5P16/HWC4L6ZC/FVL5P16HWC4L6ZC.SMALL.jpg Frogbottom Design Thousands of these end up in the landfills each your. Yes.....some get recycled, but the majority of them do not. Frogbottom Design gives them a new lease on life. A new purpose. We hope you have enjoyed this DIY moment. So get out there and let your imagination run wild! Everything is salvag...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:37:08 PDT
Bike Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SMALL.jpg JustinKirkpatrick There is a lot of maintenance for any bike. Fortunately most of it is pretty easy and if you keep up with it you can keep your ride clean and riding smooth. This is a collection of helpful instructables that any bike owner can use for the upkeep of their bike. Make sure to check out my instructable ...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:18:39 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker Tired of dirty, greasy chains? This handy gadget is for you! Gather your supplies. 1. 2 toothbrushes 2. roll of duct tape Tape the toothbrushes together. Happy cleaning! Use a gentle soap solution to remove grease.
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Painting Bike Frames! http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Bike-Frames/
Painting Bike Frames! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/GQ7B/HWAAXA7F/FUIGQ7BHWAAXA7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/GQ7B/HWAAXA7F/FUIGQ7BHWAAXA7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/GQ7B/HWAAXA7F/FUIGQ7BHWAAXA7F.SMALL.jpg Snotflower I'd like to share how I have painted a few bike frames. This one was a commission for a fruit and veg community project. (I also painted a frame with skulls on before this, I'll put the pics at the end, same method as these though, without the two- tone base of spray paint.) You will need: A bi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 06:00:45 PDT
Yarn- Bomb Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Bomb-Bike-1/
Yarn- Bomb Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/69SE/HWAAX4LQ/FPA69SEHWAAX4LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/69SE/HWAAX4LQ/FPA69SEHWAAX4LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/69SE/HWAAX4LQ/FPA69SEHWAAX4LQ.SMALL.jpg Snotflower 1. Get yourself an old bike, one you don't mind losing if it gets knicked or damaged or carted off by the council. Could try your local friendly community d.i.y bike workshop or cycle store to salvage stuff on its way to the tip. 2. Knit yourself some strips of wool. I vaguely measured what I wa...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 04:13:09 PDT
How to clean your bike chain and drivetrain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-your-bike-chain-and-drivetrain/
How to clean your bike chain and drivetrain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/3Q8O/HW8SZ717/FMC3Q8OHW8SZ717.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/3Q8O/HW8SZ717/FMC3Q8OHW8SZ717.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/3Q8O/HW8SZ717/FMC3Q8OHW8SZ717.SMALL.jpg JustinKirkpatrick Do you have legs that you use to ride a bike? If so, then you've probably had grease stains on your fancy pants more than a few times.NO MORE! Don't worry. Keep your legs. They aren't the problem. A dirty chain is the culprit. With a few steps you can guarantee those stretch jeans remain ridiculous ...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:16 PDT
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-bike-lights-to-LED-conversion/
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SMALL.jpg uersel In early summer 2013 I bought this beat down bicycle, made by NSU (germany). According to the frame number it was built around 1952. The idea was (and still is) to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.This instructable is only about the lights of this bike. There will come ...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
Bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-2/
Bike rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/9ZFG/HW4OHPQT/FUF9ZFGHW4OHPQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/9ZFG/HW4OHPQT/FUF9ZFGHW4OHPQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/9ZFG/HW4OHPQT/FUF9ZFGHW4OHPQT.SMALL.jpg knockmoreben Bike rack Pull-up Who hasn't went out and bought a pull-up bar after watching a Rocky movie or the likes. They are our most expensive clothes hanger. So when you want to give those bulging biceps a rest sure hang the bikes up and away safely. Fixing Simply following the simple instructions t...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 04:33:45 PDT
How To Make A Mountain Bike Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mountain-Bike-Bridge/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 13:04:06 PDT
DIY Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Balance-Bike/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:26:10 PDT
DIY Bicycle Paint Job http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Paint-Job/
DIY Bicycle Paint Job - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/4VAI/HW1M9M99/FJW4VAIHW1M9M99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/4VAI/HW1M9M99/FJW4VAIHW1M9M99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/4VAI/HW1M9M99/FJW4VAIHW1M9M99.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker This is a fun and useful weekend project that you can do with your kids or friends! Please vote!!! :) Get an ugly bike. Remove the rear wheel. Remove the fork. Prep fork. Paint the fork, frame, and chain guard. Put everything back together. DONE!!!
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 07:05:46 PDT
bicyle rim tapes http://www.instructables.com/id/bicyle-rim-tapes/
bicyle rim tapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/HDYR/HW0FV212/FHOHDYRHW0FV212.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/HDYR/HW0FV212/FHOHDYRHW0FV212.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/HDYR/HW0FV212/FHOHDYRHW0FV212.SMALL.jpg trevthelegend6 fed up with rubber rim tapes perishing. well heres my instructable for a replacemen get a knife. roll of electrical tape. bicycle wheel. gather the items listed and remove the rubbish rubber rim tape that covers the spoke heads inside your bicycle rim add the tape take the end of the tape and ...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 12:55:42 PDT