Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:58:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pickup Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pickup-Bike-Rack/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:31:20 PDT
Customized Bike Basket With Removable Growler Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-Bike-Basket-With-Removable-Growler-Hold/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:31:09 PDT
DIY Handle Bars Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Handle-Bars-Tape/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 06:51:42 PDT
Shift Lever Activated Retro Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Shift-Lever-Activated-Retro-Bike-Light/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:53:58 PDT
How to Build a Motorised Drift Trike Using a Lawnmower Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Motorised-Drift-Trike-Using-a-Lawnm/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 04:41:01 PDT
How You Can Easily Repair Broken Levers From Bicycle Pumps! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-You-Can-Easily-Repair-Broken-Levers-From-Bicyc/
How You Can Easily Repair Broken Levers From Bicycle Pumps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/AKO7/IT02DNZ6/FP8AKO7IT02DNZ6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/AKO7/IT02DNZ6/FP8AKO7IT02DNZ6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/AKO7/IT02DNZ6/FP8AKO7IT02DNZ6.SMALL.jpg bicyclosis A very common problem among medium-range bicycle pumps is the broken thumb lock (thumb lever), that makes the pump completely useless no matter how little use it has. This happened to me as well on two of my pumps. Lately as I was walking in the neighborhood I had the idea of using one of the coun...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:39:59 PDT
Bike Handlebar Smartphone Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Handlebar-Smartphone-Mount/
Bike Handlebar Smartphone Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0B56/ISCBWYXV/FE00B56ISCBWYXV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0B56/ISCBWYXV/FE00B56ISCBWYXV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0B56/ISCBWYXV/FE00B56ISCBWYXV.SMALL.jpg gabriellmaia I've been looking for some easy and strong way to put my smartphone in my bike as i walk around ciclyng or catching Pokemons, but none of the suports that i've found were strong enough. The last one that I bought doesn't held the smartphone in impacts like a road bump or a rocky way so I decided to...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 14:36:43 PDT
Bicycle riding magnetic skirt band http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Riding-Magnetic-Skirt-Band/
Bicycle riding magnetic skirt band - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/QCN3/ISCBSV1H/F0EQCN3ISCBSV1H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/QCN3/ISCBSV1H/F0EQCN3ISCBSV1H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/QCN3/ISCBSV1H/F0EQCN3ISCBSV1H.SMALL.jpg Maje Zmaje We almost always wear skirts or dresses and we used to have the usual 'everyone sees our panties when it's windy' problem while riding our bicycles! Then one day while doing another diy for our blog we came up with an idea to use magnets to keep our skirts in place! Our skirt riding bands with magne...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:32:22 PDT
Kids Cargo Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Cargo-Bike-Trailer/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 20:32:04 PDT
Bicycle Flower Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Flower-Bell/
Bicycle Flower Bell - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/ZR3T/ISCBPPPE/FESZR3TISCBPPPE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/ZR3T/ISCBPPPE/FESZR3TISCBPPPE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/ZR3T/ISCBPPPE/FESZR3TISCBPPPE.SMALL.jpg Maje Zmaje We both love riding our bicycles and are always thinking of new ways to diy some accesories which are not just cute but usefull too! One of these is our flower bell! With this easy to make bell you cam make your bicycle even more beautiful! Hope you'll like it! Supplies You will need: small bicy...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 12:43:36 PDT
Steampunk Time Traveler Street Cart-time Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Time-Traveler-Street-Cart-time-Machine/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 01:11:50 PDT
Solar Bicycle Taillight http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Bicycle-Taillight/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:22:33 PDT
How to Make a Bike Rim Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bike-Rim-Bottle-Opener/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:49:43 PDT
Mountain Bike "Pack Mule" http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Bike-Storage/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:33:00 PDT
Hack Flashlights for Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Flashlights-for-Bicycle/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:44:18 PDT
Bike Tire Blowout! How to Fix-a-Flat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-Blowout-Fix-a-Flat/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:37:43 PDT
Diy bike gear medal http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Bike-Gear-Medal/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:47:21 PDT
Brompton Bike Hidden Storage Cupboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Brompton-Bike-Hidden-Storage-Cupboard/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:50:25 PDT
How to Build an Electric Bike for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Electric-Bike-for-Cheap/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:41:54 PDT
Restoring a Vintage 1950's bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Vintage-1950s-Bike/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:23:28 PDT
Remove rear wheel from Roux A8 bicycle - Gates Carbon Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Rear-Wheel-From-Roux-A8-Cycle-Gates-Carbon-/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:22:50 PDT
Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer/
Bicycle Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/SIVD/IRXTDM9Q/FJRSIVDIRXTDM9Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/SIVD/IRXTDM9Q/FJRSIVDIRXTDM9Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/SIVD/IRXTDM9Q/FJRSIVDIRXTDM9Q.SMALL.jpg ianpallen Another bicycle trailer I built for my son. This was built with the left over frame parts of the other trailer I built. The wheels were off a bmx childs scooter. The axle is a M10 threaded rod. Body is 5.5mm plywood. After joining the three parts of the child carrier trailer frame together and ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 14:12:08 PDT
Plasti- Dip Glove Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasti-Dip-Glove-Repair/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:42:24 PDT
Build a drift trike from junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Drift-Trike-From-Junk/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:23:27 PDT
Easy Removable Milk Crate for a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Removable-Milk-Crate-for-a-Bike/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 22:08:41 PDT
Car Wheel Bicycle - The Learn To Weld Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Wheel-Bicycle-the-Learn-to-Weld-Project/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 11:12:55 PDT
Portable Cyclocross Barrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cyclocross-Barrier/
Portable Cyclocross Barrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/TKEV/IR85FUN3/FEVTKEVIR85FUN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/TKEV/IR85FUN3/FEVTKEVIR85FUN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/TKEV/IR85FUN3/FEVTKEVIR85FUN3.SMALL.jpg rsteele3 If you train for cyclocross, these portable, collapsible barriers are easy to tote along, even on the bike. I used shock cord inside PVC pipe so all the parts stay together when you break down the barrier, and the longest piece of the barrier is 2 feet (24 inches).Material cost:2 10' lengths of 1/2"...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:33:16 PDT
Safe Clasps for Bike Pannier Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-Clasps-for-Bike-Pannier-Bags/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:29:24 PDT
Change a Mountain Bike Tube Without Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-a-Mountain-Bike-Tube-Without-Tools/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:14:19 PDT
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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By: Veets

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RZFS/IQQWZTCI/FUURZFSIQQWZTCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/RZFS/IQQWZTCI/FUURZFSIQQWZTCI.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/747E/IQGT2I9E/FEO747EIQGT2I9E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/747E/IQGT2I9E/FEO747EIQGT2I9E.SQUARE.jpg https://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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By: Carpenter Guy

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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/
Amphibious Bike With Inboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/MQYM/IPWUOH0K/FVAMQYMIPWUOH0K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/MQYM/IPWUOH0K/FVAMQYMIPWUOH0K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/MQYM/IPWUOH0K/FVAMQYMIPWUOH0K.SMALL.jpg IamWe A simple way to make an amphibian bike is by using inflatable floaters. I bought a rubberboat and removed the soil. The frame, what keeps the bicycle in position, can be taken apart. The lightweight inflatable construction can be carried to the waterside at the bike as a long roll.This Amphi-Cycle i...
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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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By: Schaef_Roberts

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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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By: Constructed

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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/
android or ipone pocket hook or clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QCIX/IPH0EJGK/F51QCIXIPH0EJGK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QCIX/IPH0EJGK/F51QCIXIPH0EJGK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/QCIX/IPH0EJGK/F51QCIXIPH0EJGK.SMALL.jpg 3366carlos The new phones are too big for the front pocket, and it's too dangerous to carry them in the rear pockets. To solve this problem, I designed a clip to hook the edge of my front pocket. Now my phone sits vertically in my front pocket along my leg and it swivels as my leg moves. Android, Iphone, c...
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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