Instructables: exploring - outside - bike http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 19:48:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:02:28 PDT
Lacing Bike Wheel : 36 Holes Hub to 32 Holes Rim http://www.instructables.com/id/Lacing-Bike-Wheel-36-Holes-Hub-to-32-Holes-Rim/
Lacing Bike Wheel : 36 Holes Hub to 32 Holes Rim - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/25K4/IOK3LORB/FAZ25K4IOK3LORB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/25K4/IOK3LORB/FAZ25K4IOK3LORB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/25K4/IOK3LORB/FAZ25K4IOK3LORB.SMALL.jpg chienline Do you buy a mismatch hub and rim of a bike wheel? I just did. I never noticed that the new Shimano hub I ordered has 36 holes. If only that store had a pair of rims available, it would have been easier to lace the wheels. Then I ordered a new pair of rims from separate store. I am new to bike's par...
By: chienline

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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:36:03 PDT
Shock Powered Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Powered-Pump/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 10:06:38 PDT
Bike Trailer Shopping Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Shopping-Cart/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 21:15:17 PDT
Bicycle - powered arduino water purification system (using UVC light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Powered-Arduino-Water-Purification-System-/
Bicycle - powered arduino water purification system (using UVC light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/EAUB/IOEKHMM6/FJ3EAUBIOEKHMM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/EAUB/IOEKHMM6/FJ3EAUBIOEKHMM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/EAUB/IOEKHMM6/FJ3EAUBIOEKHMM6.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes This instructable demonstrates how to power a UV-C water purification system with a bicycle and arduino control. A dynamo in the rear of the bicycle charges a battery (which we have initially charged already for this project) that runs the arduino and the light.Most of the steps are inspired from o...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 18:42:55 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Canoe-Cart/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 19:33:43 PDT
A retro bicycle saddlebag http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Retro-Bicycle-Saddlebag/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:09:42 PDT
Up-Cycled Homemade Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycled-Scooter/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 18:37:48 PDT
Bike Inner Tube Protection Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Inner-Tube-Protection-Belt/
Bike Inner Tube Protection Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/P8KX/INT4BICP/F0RP8KXINT4BICP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/P8KX/INT4BICP/F0RP8KXINT4BICP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/P8KX/INT4BICP/F0RP8KXINT4BICP.SMALL.jpg chienline Are you having your tires flat so many times? Mostly the problem is caused by the spoke nipples at inner side of the rim. It will be no problem if you keep measuring the air pressure of your wheels all of the time, but we don't do that much, do we? When the air pressure is too low, the inner tube do...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 08:42:04 PDT
Stationary Bike Stand for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Stationary-Bike-Stand-for-Kids/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 19:59:46 PDT
Blinky Bike a Light System for Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-Bike-a-Light-System-for-Bikes/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 04:31:31 PDT
SPD MTB SHOES http://www.instructables.com/id/SPD-MTB-SHOES/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 06:10:50 PDT
DIY: Bike Smartphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Smartphone-Holder/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:06:39 PDT
LED Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bike-Light/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:21:54 PDT
Pop-On Bicycle Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-On-Bicycle-Pedal/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:07:35 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Garage D-ring Bike Locking Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-D-ring-Bike-Locking-Station/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:23:21 PDT
Drive-In Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-In-Bike-Parking/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:53:37 PDT
Easy-build Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-build-Bike-Trailer/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:33:07 PDT
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessen-the-Chance-of-Your-Bike-Getting-Stolen/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:39:05 PDT
Restore an Old "Balkan" Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Balkan-Bike/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:40:27 PDT
The Energy Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Energy-Bike/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 01:08:40 PDT
Electric Trike with bmx front end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-With-Bmx-Front-End/
Electric Trike with bmx front end. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello Everyone!I'm back with another fun electric bike build. I recently junked an old trike frame from a previous project and since the rear part of the trike was still in reasonably good condition i wanted to make something new.You can check out all of my previous builds here on instructables.com ...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:01:28 PDT
PVC Bike Wheel Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bike-Wheel-Stand/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:32:15 PDT
Wood Bicycle Fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bicycle-Fender/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:04:11 PDT
Cover a bike frame with comics (or other paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cover-a-Bike-Frame-With-Comics-or-Other-Paper/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 14:48:35 PDT
BICYCLE ROOF RACK http://www.instructables.com/id/BICYCLE-ROOF-RACK/
BICYCLE ROOF RACK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/LH17/IN235CPM/FC0LH17IN235CPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/LH17/IN235CPM/FC0LH17IN235CPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/LH17/IN235CPM/FC0LH17IN235CPM.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD In this video I will show you the bicycle roof rack that I made to transport my xtracycle on top of a 1998 Subaru Outback. I have left out dimensions as this is intended to be a guide to give you some ideas to make your own roof rack custom fit for your bicycle and car, truck, van, bus, whatever. ...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 05:41:52 PDT
(updated) Fit LED lighting and a digital speedo into a vintage bicycle speedometer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fit-a-Bike-Computer-Into-an-Old-Bicycle-Speedomete/
(updated) Fit LED lighting and a digital speedo into a vintage bicycle speedometer lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/2H75/INW1AA99/FFN2H75INW1AA99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/2H75/INW1AA99/FFN2H75INW1AA99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/2H75/INW1AA99/FFN2H75INW1AA99.SMALL.jpg uersel Since a long while I had this old "Radsonne Ratar" bicycle lamp taking up space in my parts bin. It had a built in speedometer which was broken. When I was looking for a lamp for my last bike, it suddenly came to me that a modern bike computer should fit underneath that little window. And why not pu...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:59:33 PDT
Wooden Bottle Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bottle-Cage/
Wooden Bottle Cage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6O77/IMDZS726/FOO6O77IMDZS726.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6O77/IMDZS726/FOO6O77IMDZS726.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/6O77/IMDZS726/FOO6O77IMDZS726.SMALL.jpg malte98 So, this is a really simple, but very nice way to make a bottle cage yourself. The tools and material I used are:-a scroll saw- a dremel- sandpaper- 4mm plywood (I would recommend a thicker one)- woodglue- some water resistant clear paint Preparing I began with measuring my bottle that should fit...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:46:55 PDT
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Helmet-Cover-Feathers-Flames/
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/9S7B/IMYZXMN2/FRE9S7BIMYZXMN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/9S7B/IMYZXMN2/FRE9S7BIMYZXMN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/9S7B/IMYZXMN2/FRE9S7BIMYZXMN2.SMALL.jpg auger282 I'm a firm believer that visibility is an important part of staying safe while riding a bicycle on the road but I also think being unique, different and noticeable can help just as much.Car drivers say to themselves, "What the heck is that," "Look at that wacko" and "That looks really cool!" Secretl...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:14:33 PDT
under glow for your bike for under 25$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Glow-for-Your-Bike-for-Under-25/
under glow for your bike for under 25$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/5ZOC/IMYUHH9Y/F5L5ZOCIMYUHH9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/5ZOC/IMYUHH9Y/F5L5ZOCIMYUHH9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/5ZOC/IMYUHH9Y/F5L5ZOCIMYUHH9Y.SMALL.jpg Luuke This instructable is what happens when you happen to look up the prices of LED strips and realize that they can actually be relatively cheap and useful. Most of them are rubberized and weather resistant. A lot of them come with USB plugs. hmmm aren't USB battery packs getting pretty cheap these days...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:49:43 PDT
Homemade Carbon Fiber Mountain Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Carbon-Fiber-Mountain-Bike/
Homemade Carbon Fiber Mountain Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/FQKZ/IMY43I47/FWLFQKZIMY43I47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/FQKZ/IMY43I47/FWLFQKZIMY43I47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/FQKZ/IMY43I47/FWLFQKZIMY43I47.SMALL.jpg Devinchi42 It's been done a number of times before here on Instructables. Heck, it's one of the places I learned to do it. But this was my attempt to build a carbon fiber mountain bike.I do have a Mechanical Engineering degree and have spent some time working with a small local custom frame builder who makes a...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:59:38 PDT
How to Knit Reflective Arm Warmers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Knit-Reflective-Arm-Warmers/
How to Knit Reflective Arm Warmers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/FY3D/IMV0Z265/FYPFY3DIMV0Z265.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/FY3D/IMV0Z265/FYPFY3DIMV0Z265.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/FY3D/IMV0Z265/FYPFY3DIMV0Z265.SMALL.jpg culturecycle IntroductionI've been cycling to work for years and I always worry about whether or not my hand signals are seen at night. I designed these circular knit reflective arm warmers to be worn over any clothing so that you can be sure that you are seen at night. Best of all, they can be made from whateve...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 22:07:58 PDT
Hipsterize Your Bike Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Hipsterize-Your-Bike-Key/
Hipsterize Your Bike Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/JMPO/IMP63GKI/FNIJMPOIMP63GKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/JMPO/IMP63GKI/FNIJMPOIMP63GKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/JMPO/IMP63GKI/FNIJMPOIMP63GKI.SMALL.jpg dtextor So you've got a fixie bike. That's cute. But if you're using a bike lock with the mother of all ugly keys, it won't do you any good in terms of street cred. It's attention to detail that will make you stand out of the crowd. Maybe.So my bike just got stolen (they shall burn in hell) and I had to get...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 01:19:28 PDT
How to Put a Bumper Sticker on your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-a-Bumper-Sticker-on-Your-Bicycle/
How to Put a Bumper Sticker on your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/HHZD/IMM9594F/FLWHHZDIMM9594F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/HHZD/IMM9594F/FLWHHZDIMM9594F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/HHZD/IMM9594F/FLWHHZDIMM9594F.SMALL.jpg Robb Pick a cause + Gather Materials Materials:StickerPlastic sheetScissorsHole PunchZip Ties (2-4)30 minutes of timeCausesThere are so very many.Apparently bumper stickers are going out of style. I hope bumpers and the cars they are attached to go out of style. It would make my bike commute much saf...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 18:41:48 PDT
Self Assembling Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Assembling-Bicycle-1/
Self Assembling Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/152D/IMMB83GI/F75152DIMMB83GI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/152D/IMMB83GI/F75152DIMMB83GI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/152D/IMMB83GI/F75152DIMMB83GI.SMALL.jpg zac__k Last summer I decided to restored my old bike, but not in usual way using hands and tools, but also making stop motion video from all process. After disassembly, sandblasting, painting, and prepare all parts I started make movie. I shot 5349 photos for this project, it took me 1 month of work (as...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 16:48:16 PDT
Easy Bike handlebar grips installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Handlebar-Grips-Installation/
Easy Bike handlebar grips installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/I34N/IM6J8Q3N/FISI34NIM6J8Q3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/I34N/IM6J8Q3N/FISI34NIM6J8Q3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/I34N/IM6J8Q3N/FISI34NIM6J8Q3N.SMALL.jpg HHB13 In this instructable I will show you a smart way to put on a new pair of handlebar grips on your bike without hairspray or anything that will make them slide around! Gather your supplies You will need:4-5 zip tiessome handlebarssome handlebar grips place the zip-ties put the zip-ties (4-5) i...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:34:23 PDT
How to Prepare for Riding on a Mountain Bike Trail http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prepare-for-Riding-on-a-Mountain-Bike-Trail/
How to Prepare for Riding on a Mountain Bike Trail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/WK5J/IM53U88K/FHFWK5JIM53U88K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/WK5J/IM53U88K/FHFWK5JIM53U88K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/WK5J/IM53U88K/FHFWK5JIM53U88K.SMALL.jpg King1327 Have you ever wanted to ride on a dirt mountain bike trail? If you follow the steps in this instructable, it will help prepare you for a ride down a dirt trail. It is important to prepare for dirt trail riding because you can cause harm to yourself or other riders if you do not take appropriate prec...
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:58:16 PDT
Bicycle Directional Lights - Simple, Low Cost, and Solar Powered http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Directional-Lights-Simple-Low-Cost-and-Sol/
Bicycle Directional Lights - Simple, Low Cost, and Solar Powered - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/JIH8/IM55WN9C/F1BJIH8IM55WN9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/JIH8/IM55WN9C/F1BJIH8IM55WN9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/JIH8/IM55WN9C/F1BJIH8IM55WN9C.SMALL.jpg PlantEngineer I use my bike to commute to work, and as the fall season progresses I find myself riding home in the dark. While my bike is equipped with running lights (and I with a reflective vest) I'm not particularly worried about being seen while I'm peddling along. However, hand signals in the dark have a t...
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:09:15 PDT
Recumbent Trike from old parts **Now Electric** http://www.instructables.com/id/Recumbent-Trike-From-Old-Parts/
Recumbent Trike from old parts **Now Electric** - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/MUDZ/ILXYL68B/FRPMUDZILXYL68B.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker My YouTube videos don't seem to show up on the mobile version. You can visit my YouTube channel directly to watch the series. Thanks :) My channelThriftstore Hacker on YouTubeHello fellow makers! I'm back with a new bike build and to tell you i have made a YouTube channel.This build a recumbent trik...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:40:51 PDT
Bike cargo trailer DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-DIY/
Bike cargo trailer DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/OQOW/ILA1C667/FFYOQOWILA1C667.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/OQOW/ILA1C667/FFYOQOWILA1C667.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/OQOW/ILA1C667/FFYOQOWILA1C667.SMALL.jpg tdrev82 Looked at a lot of DIY bike trailers, and they seemed too unnecessarily complicated to build. I think you are better off starting with something existing and modifying it. Start with kids bike trailer Start with this. I have seen these trailers from $20-$100 at garage sales. I had one that my ...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 10:02:27 PST
Bulkhead Bike Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulkhead-Bike-Storage-Rack/
Bulkhead Bike Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/14GO/IKYCZ6WO/FZ714GOIKYCZ6WO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/14GO/IKYCZ6WO/FZ714GOIKYCZ6WO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/14GO/IKYCZ6WO/FZ714GOIKYCZ6WO.SMALL.jpg Joshua_Howe Bikes are a great form of transportation for fun and fitness, but can be difficult to store- especially for families.As a family of four, we have multiple bikes and in the winter we need the garage space for our car so bikes must find a new home. We have an external bulkhead on the house which giv...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 10:07:24 PST
Cheap mtb led front light http://www.instructables.com/id/Mtb-Led-Front-Light/
Cheap mtb led front light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/5KXE/IKWXD4XB/FXK5KXEIKWXD4XB.SMALL.jpg Willemtech I used 1 5w12v led in this build, you can also use more powerfull led spots or use more than 1With this setup the battery will last around 5 hoursThe price of the parts was around 20 euros You can find almost all the parts on ebay or your local lumberyardThe led is 500 lumenYou can charge the batter...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 16:05:02 PST
DIY Bike Stand ! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Stand-/
DIY Bike Stand ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SMALL.jpg Rwesley01 This instructable details how to make a simple, durable, and functional bicycle repair stand! This project cost me less then $30 dollars and is very easy to do with little materials. I purchased all my materials at The Home Depot. It took me less than two hours to do this and if you get the wood cut...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:05:52 PST
DIY Repurposed Vintage Schwinn Bicycle Flower Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repurposed-Vintage-Schwinn-Bicycle-Flower-Disp/
DIY Repurposed Vintage Schwinn Bicycle Flower Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/C6OJ/IK7C1P49/FYDC6OJIK7C1P49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/C6OJ/IK7C1P49/FYDC6OJIK7C1P49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/C6OJ/IK7C1P49/FYDC6OJIK7C1P49.SMALL.jpg alanhatch My grandfather bought this Vintage Schwinn Bicycle for my aunt over 45 years ago. He got more use out of it than my aunt ever did. I remember as a child watching him ride this classic bike. Not only could he ride it but he actually did a trick with it that the whole neighborhood absolutely loved to ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:18:30 PST
How To: Change Drum Brake Shoes for Dirt Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-Drum-Brake-Shoes-for-Dirt-Bikes/
How To: Change Drum Brake Shoes for Dirt Bikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/36CB/IKBHVGN5/FZA36CBIKBHVGN5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/36CB/IKBHVGN5/FZA36CBIKBHVGN5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/36CB/IKBHVGN5/FZA36CBIKBHVGN5.SMALL.jpg DoStuffRight It's Saturday, not just any Saturday, but the Saturday that you are going to go ride the trails on your dirt bike. What's that noise? A soft patting? You look outside, NOOOOOOOOOOO, it is pouring rain outside! You whole day is ruined, you can no longer go to the single track. After crying for a ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:53:48 PST
Aperitif-Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Aperitif-Bike/
Aperitif-Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/QHWX/IJYUMEL6/FSIQHWXIJYUMEL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/QHWX/IJYUMEL6/FSIQHWXIJYUMEL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/QHWX/IJYUMEL6/FSIQHWXIJYUMEL6.SMALL.jpg tomkio101 This is the "bike-aperitif" all the steps are in the vidéo If you have any questions about the process dont hesitate to contact me
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:34:21 PST
Bike+zip Ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Bikezip-Ties/
Bike+zip Ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/B28W/IJQOK2UA/FA1B28WIJQOK2UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/B28W/IJQOK2UA/FA1B28WIJQOK2UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/B28W/IJQOK2UA/FA1B28WIJQOK2UA.SMALL.jpg zposner Do you have a passion for biking? I know I do, whether it is a long mountain bike trip, or simply biking to school I use these zip tie hacks every time. And after you read this, you will to. The goal of this hack is to improve biking for pennies on the dollar. And I believe that is what I've done. ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:53:52 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
Bicycle Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SMALL.jpg bonercycle I have a nice tool roll which I received as "schwag" at a trade show. It does its job nicely without overdoing it. It only has 3 pockets, which I like, for a tube, an inflator and a multi-tool. For most on road riding I generally refuse to carry more. My one minor gripe with this tool roll is that I...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST