Instructables: exploring - outside - bike - cheap http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:13:31 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY: Bicycle tyre puncture Armour protection. Ultra-Light weight. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-tyre-puncture-Armour-protection-Ultra-/
DIY: Bicycle tyre puncture Armour protection. Ultra-Light weight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/BA9U/I2R9X81M/FBLBA9UI2R9X81M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/BA9U/I2R9X81M/FBLBA9UI2R9X81M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/BA9U/I2R9X81M/FBLBA9UI2R9X81M.SMALL.jpg Ultra_Alto This Guide will show you how to create a simple, Super cheap, light and effective way for protecting your Bicycle tyres from punctures. Getting a puncture is not a nice feeling, Puncture protection tyres are expensive, With a little know how and a few cheap materials, you have have world class prot...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:41:57 PST
Coat Hanger Hack : gears dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Hanger-Hack-gears-dryer/
Coat Hanger Hack : gears dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/6IAK/I1ILKAHH/FBY6IAKI1ILKAHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/6IAK/I1ILKAHH/FBY6IAKI1ILKAHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/6IAK/I1ILKAHH/FBY6IAKI1ILKAHH.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Autumn is here with heavy rains, what's worth than wearing cold wet clothes to ride back home after work day. Here's a simple hack to dry your stuff on radiators without burning them.Inspired by TheProcrastibaker and his shoe storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Closet-Hacks-Cheap-Shoe-Storage-in...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:59:13 PDT
Helmet Reflectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-Reflectors/
Helmet Reflectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6IY0/HZ5DSSHM/FDR6IY0HZ5DSSHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6IY0/HZ5DSSHM/FDR6IY0HZ5DSSHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6IY0/HZ5DSSHM/FDR6IY0HZ5DSSHM.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Improve your visibility to other users. Based on BeanGolem instructions. You Need PenScissorsWax paper or tracing paper3M Solas Grade Stickers How to Sketch with tracing paper the shapes you want to cut from the tape.Duplicate left to right, no need draw twice. Back Front Mudflap Wi...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:10 PDT
Universal helmet stick light http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-helmet-stick-light/
Universal helmet stick light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/5O0E/HZ5DRAJQ/FJ65O0EHZ5DRAJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/5O0E/HZ5DRAJQ/FJ65O0EHZ5DRAJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/5O0E/HZ5DRAJQ/FJ65O0EHZ5DRAJQ.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Quick and easy way to mount a stick light on your helmet. Mount it You need :O ringStick lightHelmetHow to :Loop the O ring inside your helmet, attach the stick, turn it on.Mine has a leach in case the ring break.
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:55:34 PDT
Mount a U-Lock on Women's Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-a-U-Lock-on-Womens-Bike-Frame/
Mount a U-Lock on Women's Bike Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/HW52/HYWT7V55/FZ3HW52HYWT7V55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/HW52/HYWT7V55/FZ3HW52HYWT7V55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/HW52/HYWT7V55/FZ3HW52HYWT7V55.SMALL.jpg skyla157 I've been so frustrated trying to find a way to mount a Kryptonite Series 2 u-lock on my Women's bike frame. The angle the seat post meets the top bar makes it impossible to secure the supplied bracket to the bike frame and the minimal space between the top and bottom bar leaves no room to do much w...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:19:08 PDT
Cheap and waterproof smartphone holder for bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-waterproof-smartphone-holder-for-bikes/
Cheap and waterproof smartphone holder for bikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/RHI6/HYL0NXYO/F7LRHI6HYL0NXYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/RHI6/HYL0NXYO/F7LRHI6HYL0NXYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/RHI6/HYL0NXYO/F7LRHI6HYL0NXYO.SMALL.jpg Francescoad The goal of this little and easy project is to make a cheap, affordable and waterproof smartphone holder for my mtb. I just wanted to use my smartphone when riding my bike in order to use Runtastic-like apps without buying an expensive bike computer. Actually, I spent 0 € for this holder, since I wa...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 07:50:11 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Windmill/
Bicycle Wheel Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/CJW7/HXC4MPKC/F4HCJW7HXC4MPKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/CJW7/HXC4MPKC/F4HCJW7HXC4MPKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/CJW7/HXC4MPKC/F4HCJW7HXC4MPKC.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak Here is something that's fast, easy, and cheap and still works surprisingly well. A few years ago I learned about this while reading a research paper and decided to make one of my own. The video got quite popular, and now after way too long, I've finally gotten around to including it here!Materials...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:23:13 PDT
Cellphone bike mount from PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-bike-mount-from-PVC/
Cellphone bike mount from PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/60UM/HWJ9TZW3/FEB60UMHWJ9TZW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/60UM/HWJ9TZW3/FEB60UMHWJ9TZW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/60UM/HWJ9TZW3/FEB60UMHWJ9TZW3.SMALL.jpg Guapi You can buy a generic mount that's bulky and flimsy or you can make your own in 15 minutes that will fit your phone perfectly. Regardless of the shape and size of your cellphone this method will fit.Picture above is Samsung Galaxy that is approximately 5 inches long and 3 3/4 inches wide with an ext...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:47:22 PDT
Five Dollar Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Dollar-Bike-Light/
Five Dollar Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/6EX5/HUMTN5SI/FDU6EX5HUMTN5SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/6EX5/HUMTN5SI/FDU6EX5HUMTN5SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/6EX5/HUMTN5SI/FDU6EX5HUMTN5SI.SMALL.jpg Bri_Aday If you have ever looked at bike lights you already know, they are expensive! I found myself in need of a light, and unwilling to pay a high price. So I did what I often do, I stopped at the hardware store and got to work! As with all of my projects, I made it at TechShop! (http://www.TechShop.ws) ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:07:57 PDT
The hat keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-hat-keeper/
The hat keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SMALL.jpg JM1999 The hat keeper, You might be wondering what it is but you will soon find out. I was out boating recently and to avoid sunburn on my face I took a hat, my hat nearly blew off several times. I wanted to put my head in the fast wind stream without losing my hat so I came up with the idea of the "...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:21:25 PDT
Another Kitty Litter Bike Pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Kitty-Litter-Bike-Pannier/
Another Kitty Litter Bike Pannier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F7G2/HPQO9KZH/FILF7G2HPQO9KZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F7G2/HPQO9KZH/FILF7G2HPQO9KZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F7G2/HPQO9KZH/FILF7G2HPQO9KZH.SMALL.jpg cvfergus There are a ton of instructables on making kitty litter bike panniers and most of them are really awesome. I used many of them as the base for this instructable which is intended to show you how to make these cheap panniers in minute detail. I haven't yet tested these strenuously yet, but they're ch...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:59:23 PST
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-Mod-for-CREE-T6-Bicycle-Light-Waterp/
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SMALL.jpg confu I bought this kind of "upper beam headlights" for my bike: http://www.amazon.com/SecurityIng%C2%AE-3800Lm-Headlight-Headlamp-Bicycle/dp/B009QX8B2Q/ Maybe not the safest electronics* but dirt-cheap and bright as @$%&. Disregarding some safety issues* I was annoyed by the cumbersome way of attachin...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:44:12 PST
LED-Flashlight Improvements: powerful, non-blinding bike light, magnetic, rugged http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Improvements-powerful-non-blinding-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SMALL.jpg confu A quality flashlight is always worth it´s money. I bought this for about 20 € sometimes ago (about 27 $, by now they are cheaper) and I don´t regret one single cent I spent on it. This one is a "Photonpump E7" and runs on 3 AAA standard batteries, but the modifications should work on models from o...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:42:57 PDT
Safety lamp for helmet cycling http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-lamp-for-helmet-cycling/
Safety lamp for helmet cycling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/AN9C/HLZROFUI/FC0AN9CHLZROFUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/AN9C/HLZROFUI/FC0AN9CHLZROFUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/AN9C/HLZROFUI/FC0AN9CHLZROFUI.SMALL.jpg lapham25 This project presents the more simple and cheap way to make a small lamp of safety into the back of a helmet for cycling. This lamp is very useful for, in addition to lights of security that should bring the bike under seat, cyclist have again in the back of the helmet on his head, and thus better ...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:00:23 PDT
mini jack 3.5 based wheel lightning DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-jack-35-based-wheel-lightning-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/5ZIM/HLSH94FA/FEP5ZIMHLSH94FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/5ZIM/HLSH94FA/FEP5ZIMHLSH94FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/5ZIM/HLSH94FA/FEP5ZIMHLSH94FA.SMALL.jpg StasinG HI, I want to show you how I made bike wheel valve cap lightning  using mini jack 3.5 as base. It's realy cheap than the same stuff in store. And it's a very small but very COOL device for bike. Now everybody can see me riding a bike in the dark time. I made just one piece for rear wheel and I'm go...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 09:58:56 PDT
Bike Pedal Straps - FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Pedal-Straps-FREE/
Bike Pedal Straps - FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SMALL.jpg chasingtheinfinite Not a fan of clip in shoes? High priced straps outside of your budget? Looking for a cheap alternative? My old ten speed bike has been converted into a single-speed and my next upgrade was to add on some pedal straps. The prices for new as well as used straps was too much for my liking so I thought...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:29:15 PDT
How to Make an Altoids Tin Biker's Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bikers-Survival-Kit/
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:37:12 PDT
How to easily convert your bike into a snow bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-convert-your-bike-into-a-snow-bike/
How to easily convert your bike into a snow bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SMALL.jpg mykiscool Before I bring you to the materials list, I'd better cover my butt with a disclaimer. Disclaimer: I'm not responsible if anyone gets hurt during the construction or use of this product. I design and construct this product in a manner that I believe is safe, but as in everything accidents do happen,...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 13:54:51 PDT
iPod/iPhone bicycle mount (on the cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/iPodiPhone-bicycle-mount-on-the-cheap/
iPod/iPhone bicycle mount (on the cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/49EG/H4AGKSTU/FYR49EGH4AGKSTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/49EG/H4AGKSTU/FYR49EGH4AGKSTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/49EG/H4AGKSTU/FYR49EGH4AGKSTU.SMALL.jpg TheCreative Living in Brighton UK, I've got pretty decent velodrome (568 metres) in my local park. Now, riding a track of that distance with its long straights gets really dull without music. Bottom line.. I couldn't be bothered to buy an iPod mount, so I decided to make one using bits I already had. Excuse the...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 15:08:06 PDT
How to make a $2 leather tool bag for your Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-2-leather-tool-bag-for-your-Brooks-/
How to make a $2 leather tool bag for your Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/1712/H401V5N7/FBR1712H401V5N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/1712/H401V5N7/FBR1712H401V5N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/1712/H401V5N7/FBR1712H401V5N7.SMALL.jpg ehleeought This Instructable is an entry in the Bicycle Contest, so please vote at the top of the page! Do you own a Brooks saddle or a similar style seat with bag attachments? Have you always wanted one of those nifty-looking leather tool bags to compliment that stylish stool of yours? Don't exactly have a s...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:25:23 PDT
Make Bulk Bicycle Tube Patch Kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Bulk-Bicycle-Tube-Patch-Kits/
Make Bulk Bicycle Tube Patch Kits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/WDT5/H461L992/FH8WDT5H461L992.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/WDT5/H461L992/FH8WDT5H461L992.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/WDT5/H461L992/FH8WDT5H461L992.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox Last year I helped organize and prepare my Venture (scout) company to go on a 200km cross country bike trip along the Kettle Valley Railway. Once everyone (10+ people) had a suitable bike and panniers (saddle bags), and cooking and cleaning equipment the only things left was to maintain about 8 bike...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 20:33:23 PDT
Altoids Bike Headlight On The Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Bike-Headlight-On-The-Cheap/
Altoids Bike Headlight On The Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/OV8K/H3QETLQW/FJ3OV8KH3QETLQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/OV8K/H3QETLQW/FJ3OV8KH3QETLQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/OV8K/H3QETLQW/FJ3OV8KH3QETLQW.SMALL.jpg Adambowker98 This instructable is an entry in the Bicycle Contest, so please vote! This instructable is an entry in the Hurricane Laser Contest, so please vote! This instructable is an entry in the Green Tech Contest, so please vote! This is an entry in the Wheels Contest, so please vote! Everyone riding a bik...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:41:18 PDT
mountain bike motor bike http://www.instructables.com/id/mountain-bike-motor-bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/Z2TU/GS3BBS6Q/FDFZ2TUGS3BBS6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/Z2TU/GS3BBS6Q/FDFZ2TUGS3BBS6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/Z2TU/GS3BBS6Q/FDFZ2TUGS3BBS6Q.SMALL.jpg BIGHAIRYDUDE this is my new motorbike and sorry there is no sound in the video i dont know why it must not have uploaded right but anyway here it is if you have any questions just ask
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 11:24:42 PDT
Plastic Jar Bike Saddle Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Jar-Bike-Saddle-Bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/OGTN/GPBD5K2B/FM4OGTNGPBD5K2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/OGTN/GPBD5K2B/FM4OGTNGPBD5K2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/OGTN/GPBD5K2B/FM4OGTNGPBD5K2B.SMALL.jpg Glorgana I was a rider for the 2011 Ride for AIDS Chicago, a 2 day, 200 miles bike ride to raise funds and promote awareness of HIV/AIDS (I'll be riding again in 2012!). Having never done an endurance ride like this before, there were a lot of bells a whistles I needed for my bike. Purchasing all this kit on...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2011 16:48:35 PDT
Backpack Pannier for Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Pannier-for-Bicycle/
Backpack Pannier for Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/TTRO/GPBDIGVJ/FGNTTROGPBDIGVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/TTRO/GPBDIGVJ/FGNTTROGPBDIGVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/TTRO/GPBDIGVJ/FGNTTROGPBDIGVJ.SMALL.jpg mech.asn I have been trying to make my own pannier for some time now but wanted to avoid modifying my backpack and especially sewing. This instructable is what i came up with based on ideas I found elsewhere and here: Backpack-panniers-that-are-still-backpacks Parts : - Backpack - Over Door Hanger - Bungee ...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 17:11:43 PDT
Cheapest Bike Light ever made http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Bike-Light-ever-made/
Cheapest Bike Light ever made - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/E891/GP2DMHZ9/F2YE891GP2DMHZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/E891/GP2DMHZ9/F2YE891GP2DMHZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/E891/GP2DMHZ9/F2YE891GP2DMHZ9.SMALL.jpg BeeblebroxTheHalfth This is most probably the cheapest bike light ever made, aside from those that involve just sticking a torch on your bike. I had most of the parts lying around and I tried to recycle much of the stuff I used to make this. The only significant expenditure in this project was the pseudo Luxeon 1W whic...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 10:42:41 PDT
A $10 Simple Bike Pannier Conversion for a Messenger (or any) Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Bike-Pannier-Conversion-for-a-Messengerany-B/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/BQXP/GKS0W0MX/FQWBQXPGKS0W0MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/BQXP/GKS0W0MX/FQWBQXPGKS0W0MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/BQXP/GKS0W0MX/FQWBQXPGKS0W0MX.SMALL.jpg chamnit Store bought bike pannier suck. They are ridiculously expensive, uncomfortable to carry around, and aren’t much good for anything else. For light commuting, I don’t want to have to shell out a ton of cash for carrying stuff on a bike rack, even though my back is starting to argue with me.  Most of ...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2011 11:28:15 PDT
cheap rechargeable bike light http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-rechargeable-bike-light/
cheap rechargeable bike light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/U1A1/GH8AG51Z/FA5U1A1GH8AG51Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/U1A1/GH8AG51Z/FA5U1A1GH8AG51Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/U1A1/GH8AG51Z/FA5U1A1GH8AG51Z.SMALL.jpg courtney I bought a NEBO #5550 HIGHBEAM Rechargeable Light  that uses a car cigarette lighter outlet to recharge for only $10. I found it really handy to carry around, and thought it would make a great bike head light if I could figure out how to make it stay on the handles bars, but still be able to take it...
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 17:08:22 PST
Customized Bicycle Ditty Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-Bicycle-Ditty-Bag/
Customized Bicycle Ditty Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/XWQQ/GGMMR2VW/FEZXWQQGGMMR2VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/XWQQ/GGMMR2VW/FEZXWQQGGMMR2VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/XWQQ/GGMMR2VW/FEZXWQQGGMMR2VW.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Bike bags are great.  The problem is, my road bike is a rather odd shape and many of the common saddle and storage bags to carry a small pump, spare tire, tools etc, will not fit on the bike in a desirable spot. In addition, sewing a customized bag of your own is much cheaper and infinitely more fun...
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Thu, 18 Nov 2010 21:22:38 PST
Super Easy Bike Chain Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bike-Chain-Lock/
Super Easy Bike Chain Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SYTR/G825HU7O/FEWSYTRG825HU7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SYTR/G825HU7O/FEWSYTRG825HU7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SYTR/G825HU7O/FEWSYTRG825HU7O.SMALL.jpg andrewz05 First off I go to art school in San Francisco.  The school provides shuttles that go to all the school buildings, but are quite slow, thus I ride my bike all the time. Last semester I lent my bike out to my roommates friend for 2 days (I know, bad Idea).  He returned everything, but the ulock key, ...
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Sat, 17 Apr 2010 01:30:07 PDT
how to make a u lock easier and cheaper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-u-lock-easier-and-cheaper/
how to make a u lock easier and cheaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/1NXR/G68HA0WI/F8U1NXRG68HA0WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/1NXR/G68HA0WI/F8U1NXRG68HA0WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/1NXR/G68HA0WI/F8U1NXRG68HA0WI.SMALL.jpg hugoxd with a metal ruler Materials And 1step 1 Metal ruler 1 padLock 1drill 1paint Drill 2 holes on the metal ruler at 2'' from the edge sure that the padlock can pass through the holes make a u turn with the ruler and bend the ends
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Tue, 9 Mar 2010 20:16:10 PST
DIY Lockring Pliers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lockring-Pliers/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 21:14:17 PST
Sleek LED Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-LED-Helmet/
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Wed, 18 Nov 2009 13:56:15 PST
Recycled cycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-cycle-light/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2009 20:33:20 PST
How To Paint A Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-A-Bike/
How To Paint A Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/6ZLA/FVLOD75K/FJ36ZLAFVLOD75K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/6ZLA/FVLOD75K/FJ36ZLAFVLOD75K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/6ZLA/FVLOD75K/FJ36ZLAFVLOD75K.SMALL.jpg ~BenDover~ Whether you are a bike fanatic, a daily rider or just a bike owner, you want your bike to not only preform great but look great as well. Over time your paint will wear down, peel, chip and rust, and at some point you will need to repaint it. Repainting your bike doesn't have to be a expensive proces...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2009 09:05:52 PDT
Super Easy Super Bright Ten Minute Green Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-Easy-Ten-Minute-Super-Awesome-Bike-Lights/
Super Easy Super Bright Ten Minute Green Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0DYW/FTY4CT12/FE00DYWFTY4CT12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0DYW/FTY4CT12/FE00DYWFTY4CT12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0DYW/FTY4CT12/FE00DYWFTY4CT12.SMALL.jpg budgetbiker78666 Its another bike headlight... sadly nothing new, but definitely an easy and cheap or free way of make a great and efficient package. Doable in ten minutes minus the paint. These are super efficient where I would get about an hour with my halogens on my battery, I get about 16 with these so this is a...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2009 01:05:38 PDT
Two Go http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Go-1/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 13:22:29 PDT
Soporte casi instantáneo p/ reparar bici (Almost Instant bike repair stand) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soporte-casi-instantaacuteneo-p-reparar-bici-A/
Soporte casi instantáneo p/ reparar bici (Almost Instant bike repair stand) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/H2RD/FS8O1OIU/FI1H2RDFS8O1OIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/H2RD/FS8O1OIU/FI1H2RDFS8O1OIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/H2RD/FS8O1OIU/FI1H2RDFS8O1OIU.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 A veces necesito poner mi bicicleta "patas para arriba" sobre la mesa, pero las cosas que hay en el manubrio me lo dificultan. Hoy quise facilitarme el trabajo de una vez por todas. (Several times I needed to put my bike "upside down" on the table, but all the attachments that are in the handlebars ...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2009 16:54:32 PDT
Bicycle stand homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-stand-homemade/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 22:42:22 PST
Paint your bike / bicycle / gear reflective! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-bike-bicycle-gear-reflective/
Paint your bike / bicycle / gear reflective! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/LUA8/FNNKCM5Y/FWILUA8FNNKCM5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/LUA8/FNNKCM5Y/FWILUA8FNNKCM5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/LUA8/FNNKCM5Y/FWILUA8FNNKCM5Y.SMALL.jpg goodgnus This Instructable will cover the topical application of retro reflective microspheres (here on out known as glass beads). The concept is that you are essentially making your chosen item reflective via the same manner that your local Transportation Department makes painted stripes on the roadway refl...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2008 10:06:15 PST
Tiny 9V Clip Flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-9V-Clip-Flashlight/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 15:30:13 PST
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-mounted-bike-light-on-the-quick-and-cheap/
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SMALL.jpg goodgnus This is a quick and easy one. A front bike light for your helmet, it goes where you go and shines where you look! No more multiple handlebar mounts on different bikes, broken handlebar mounts, cumbersome external batteries, etc. After breaking several cheap plastic mounts I'd had enough of bike mo...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 10:10:55 PST
Bike Light and Turn Signals http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Light-and-Turn-Signals/
Bike Light and Turn Signals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/FDI1/FMZAIO3R/FHGFDI1FMZAIO3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/FDI1/FMZAIO3R/FHGFDI1FMZAIO3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/FDI1/FMZAIO3R/FHGFDI1FMZAIO3R.SMALL.jpg nsaltz94 Step-by-step instructions on how to build a rear mounted bike light with turn signals for day and night use, so drivers can see you and where you are going. All comments are accepted, I would like to hear ways i could improve this. Materials and tools Materials:-6 leds-color is a personal prefere...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 17:38:52 PST
Altoids Bike LED Lights for under 14 dollars.... http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Bike-LED-Lights-for-under-14-dollars/
Altoids Bike LED Lights for under 14 dollars.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/9NV0/FM2KB4IQ/FLL9NV0FM2KB4IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/9NV0/FM2KB4IQ/FLL9NV0FM2KB4IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/9NV0/FM2KB4IQ/FLL9NV0FM2KB4IQ.SMALL.jpg Scribbles This is my first instructable and will show you how to build your self some sweet bike lights for your fixed gear or any kind of bike that will get you some serious street cred!!! To BeginToolssolder irondermal tool or something to cut threw tinwire cuttershot glue gunItemsSwitch from radio shack9 ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 21:57:26 PDT
Make a Scrappy Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Scrappy-Bike-Rack/
Make a Scrappy Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/RL3Y/FLLZV1D5/FAIRL3YFLLZV1D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/RL3Y/FLLZV1D5/FAIRL3YFLLZV1D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/RL3Y/FLLZV1D5/FAIRL3YFLLZV1D5.SMALL.jpg carpespasm In this instructable I'll go over how I made a pretty nice bicycle luggage rack for free. The whole thing is made with scavenged parts and is easy to make with little more than a drill, hammer, and hack saw. Not a weld in sight. If you don't want to shell out 20-50 bucks for such a rack and can scro...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2008 10:12:55 PDT
Cell phone battery powered bike lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-phone-battery-powered-bike-lights/
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Wed, 28 May 2008 14:35:32 PDT
make a 3d looking image http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-3d-looking-image/
make a 3d looking image - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/QHOY/FF22CHFQ/F31QHOYFF22CHFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/QHOY/FF22CHFQ/F31QHOYFF22CHFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/QHOY/FF22CHFQ/F31QHOYFF22CHFQ.SMALL.gif pooandwee i will show you how to make a 3d image without having to use those annoying blue and red glasses, theyre just annoying look at this instructibull too pleese clicky hereITS NOT BRAIN SCIENCE! ISH...images used are from Jim Gasperini website whack your camera out! you will need to take two pictures...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2008 09:15:24 PDT
$2 Adjustable Fork-mounted Supplementary Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Adjustable-Fork-mounted-Supplementary-Bike-Ligh/
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Fri, 5 Oct 2007 10:20:12 PDT
Inner Tube Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Inner-Tube-Ball/
Inner Tube Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/E32K/F6S8Z18R/FBPE32KF6S8Z18R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/E32K/F6S8Z18R/FBPE32KF6S8Z18R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/E32K/F6S8Z18R/FBPE32KF6S8Z18R.SMALL.jpg zjharva This is a ball made of an inner tube. Another one of the thousands of uses for bike inner tubes. What Do You Need? Here is what you need: 1 Bike Inner Tube Sharp Scissors or Knife (Scissors Make It A Lot Easier) Yarn Making The Inner Tube Rings and The Yarn Ball Ok, this is simple. Make a yar...
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Sun, 30 Sep 2007 16:45:49 PDT
Homemade Sport Utility Bike (SUB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Sport-Utility-Bike-SUB/
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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 23:58:27 PDT