Instructables: exploring - outside - bike http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:44:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 RC Battery Power for Bike Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Battery-Power-for-Bike-Lighting/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:48:07 PDT
How to have a good time while Bicycle Riding http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-have-a-good-time-while-Bicycle-Riding/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:28:09 PDT
Get Cool Stickers For FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Cool-Stickers-For-FREE/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:34:48 PDT
Bike handle bar camera/light holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-handle-bar-cameralight-holder/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:08:20 PDT
Locking Bike Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Locking-Bike-Crate/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:21:19 PDT
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Skid-Chair-Feet-From-Recycled-Inner-Tube/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:58:37 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
DIY Tri-bar Computer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tri-bar-Computer-Mount/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:30 PDT
Shower Shelf Fix With Bicycle Inner Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Shelf-Fix-With-Bicycle-Inner-Tubes/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:08:01 PDT
Drift trike build http://www.instructables.com/id/Drift-trike-build/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:38:39 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Ski-bike-20/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:04 PDT
Rear Derailleur Alignment Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-Derailleur-Alignment-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:49:20 PDT
BAR T.A.B. (Take Along Bar) http://www.instructables.com/id/BAR-TAB-Take-Along-Bar/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:37:57 PDT
How to lubricate a bike chain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lubricate-a-bike-chain/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:44:02 PST
Loud Bike Horn (car horn)-easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Loud-Bike-Horn-car-horn/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:41:16 PST
DIY Chain whip! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chain-whip/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:46:27 PST
Simple bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bike-Stand-1/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:46:20 PST
backpack holder for a bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/backpack-holder-for-a-bicycle/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 05:24:24 PST
Reproduce a spoke lock key http://www.instructables.com/id/Reproduce-spoke-lock-key/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:30:54 PST
Bicycle Seat Post Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Seat-Post-Skateboard-Rack/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:54:13 PST
Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Bike-Dynamo-Lights-and-USB-Charger/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:41:15 PST
Mud flap for bike fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Mud-flaps-for-fender-bicycle/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:20:27 PST
Best Way to Suspend Your Bicycle From an Unfinished Ceiling (maximum head clearance) http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Way-to-Suspend-Your-Bicycle-From-an-Unfinishe/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:12:49 PST
Vintage Hat Box Scooter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hat-Box-Scooter-Storage/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:23:14 PST
Bicycle Table Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Table-Trailer/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 21:04:07 PST
Bicycle Chain Whip http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Whip/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:58:59 PST
Bicycle Cross Expansion Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Cross-Expansion-Bar/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 14:20:39 PST
Bamboo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Bike-3/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:01:07 PST
Stationary Bike Book Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stationary-Bike-Book-Holder/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:14:42 PST
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Cargo-Trailer-from-ChildKid-bike-trail/
DIY Bicycle Cargo Trailer (from Child/Kid bike trailer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ZF3Y/I5BB92PO/F94ZF3YI5BB92PO.SMALL.jpg marpilli I've seen several DIY bike cargo trailers and I had a burning desire to build one of my own. Oddly enough, I have no real reason for needing one. But, I didn't let that stop me. :)Most of the DIY trailers have a non-adjustable platform for cargo. I decided I would use nylon webbing to construct a...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:54:45 PST
Kiddy Bike Radiator Mascot http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiddy-Bike-Radiator-Mascot/
Kiddy Bike Radiator Mascot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/OCQR/I59T5D89/FMCOCQRI59T5D89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/OCQR/I59T5D89/FMCOCQRI59T5D89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/OCQR/I59T5D89/FMCOCQRI59T5D89.SMALL.jpg lathe_makeatio The description may sound worrying, but i `ve chosen it because the result of my work had remember me on those famous radiator mascots like the "Emlily" from RollsRoyce or the wildcat from Jaguar.The Idea behind had started with a simple task and ended up in a long time project that i d like to shar...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:55:44 PST
Inductive Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Inductive-Bike-Lights/
Inductive Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/5ICP/I59HNAUO/FGQ5ICPI59HNAUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/5ICP/I59HNAUO/FGQ5ICPI59HNAUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/5ICP/I59HNAUO/FGQ5ICPI59HNAUO.SMALL.jpg chunkyhampton Be seen on your bike with no batteries involved!This instructable shows how to build an inductive back bike light. When magnetic flux passes a coil of wire it induces a current to flow within that wire. This is the principle of all motors and generators. This principle is shown here:http://www.instr...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:39:56 PST
Bike Chain Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Chain-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/
Bike Chain Cleaning and Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/2U1P/I55MW0B0/FCP2U1PI55MW0B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/2U1P/I55MW0B0/FCP2U1PI55MW0B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/2U1P/I55MW0B0/FCP2U1PI55MW0B0.SMALL.jpg peppypickle Hey there cyclists,I recently took my bike in for a tune up, and the friendly bike shop staff reminded me to clean and oil my chain weekly for ultimate bike performance. The bike chain is the dirtiest part on the bike- collecting grit and grime which is bad for the longevity of the derailleur and sh...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:42:16 PST
Rolling Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Bike-Rack/
Rolling Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/G65X/I52CIJZ0/FBVG65XI52CIJZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/G65X/I52CIJZ0/FBVG65XI52CIJZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/G65X/I52CIJZ0/FBVG65XI52CIJZ0.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 How to get five bicycles, two scooters and one skateboard to occupy the same space in your garage at once. Bonus!! You can move all 8 at once in one step. The Need... With five kids, come five bikes (7 with mom and Dads)...the bikes ate up a lot of real estate in my garage workshop. I needed to ...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:19:48 PST
Wooden Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Balance-Bike/
Wooden Balance Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/06HH/I4YTXDCD/F8L06HHI4YTXDCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/06HH/I4YTXDCD/F8L06HHI4YTXDCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/06HH/I4YTXDCD/F8L06HHI4YTXDCD.SMALL.jpg jwarkentin This was a project for our two and a half year old nephew. We wanted to buy one but was shocked by the price for a decent wooden model. The key was to find a set of smooth rolling wheels and then design the dimensions around the diameter and axles. The seat is adjustable both up and down as well as ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:30:48 PST
E-MountainBike Video Build Log http://www.instructables.com/id/e-MountianBike-Build-Log/
E-MountainBike Video Build Log - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/MENN/I5LAYKVY/FDSMENNI5LAYKVY.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 Main Parts: Specialized Bike Bafang 48V 750W BBS02 Kit with 50V 9.5Ah Battery: (20R)I just finished Building my first electric bike. I think that this wood panel strategy is one of the best ways to build an ebike kit. The bike is clean, water proof, and affordable. I built this bike for an e...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:00:56 PST
Midfoot Bicycle Cleat Position http://www.instructables.com/id/Midfoot-Bicycle-Cleat-Position/
Midfoot Bicycle Cleat Position - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/NSR2/I4PHJDYH/FJVNSR2I4PHJDYH.SMALL.jpg smrat alleck Bike-specific shoes have been around for a long time. Basically, the cleats on your shoes clip into your pedals, allowing you to generate power throughout the pedal motion - not just on the down-stroke. Of course, if you're here, you probably already know that. The problem is that the position of yo...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 23:19:43 PST
Paracord Fob Designer Pencil... http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Fob-Designer-Pencil/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 03:24:37 PST
Bike bagage swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-bagage-swing/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 12:44:15 PST
Motorized Bicycle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Wrecked-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:45:45 PST
KM Graziella http://www.instructables.com/id/KM-Graziella/
KM Graziella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/QNOO/I4CMTNYN/FHCQNOOI4CMTNYN.SMALL.jpg kmsuper In this project we KM Garage we took care of the restoration of a bike Graziella.We started with a scrap to get a little gem on two wheels. I hope that the project will like. If you like to go visit my Facebook page and put a like :) Get an old bike First we have to get an old bike to be restored...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 03:11:12 PST
No Solder BMX Light Mod For Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Solder-BMX-Light-Mod-For-Under-10/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:15:46 PST
Party Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Bike/
Party Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/K7X9/I3TI8GF1/F6UK7X9I3TI8GF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/K7X9/I3TI8GF1/F6UK7X9I3TI8GF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/K7X9/I3TI8GF1/F6UK7X9I3TI8GF1.SMALL.jpg Natalina Winter always throws me into full on craft mode, so I got a head start on the summer to bring my bike from normal cruiser to ultimate party bike! I wanted to avoid having a trailer or additional supports for speakers, so this mod is focused on things that can be easily added to an existing bike str...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:37:23 PST
Russian bike 2x2 Kalmius http://www.instructables.com/id/Russian-bike-2x2-Kalmius/
Russian bike 2x2 Kalmius - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/YBQ2/I4PHHZXD/FJGYBQ2I4PHHZXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/YBQ2/I4PHHZXD/FJGYBQ2I4PHHZXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/YBQ2/I4PHHZXD/FJGYBQ2I4PHHZXD.SMALL.jpg denis11126 Create a pilot version of the bike 2x2. Getting started on the project The first step is the concept, the idea, the way it is implemented.The idea of creating a bike 2x2 in three versions. Friends and I decided that the second option is acceptable for implementation, a name for the bike Kalmius.C...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:12:41 PST
DIY Contactless magnetic induction bike dynamo http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-contactless-magnetic-bike-rim-dynamo/
DIY Contactless magnetic induction bike dynamo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/CJMQ/I3DQHRYU/FW9CJMQI3DQHRYU.SMALL.jpg stonioni ***WORK IN PROGRESS***I'm in test phase of this project and i want to share with you the progresses!First of all, inspiration:...and its patent: https://www.google.com/patents/DE202011107060U1?cl=enThen, principles involved in this project:- Eddy current- Magnetic inductionReady? GO! TEST #1 magn...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 16:33:17 PST
Solar Powered Disco Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Disco-Bike-Trailer/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:55:11 PST
Led bicycle safety lights(pedal powered) under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-bicycle-safety-lightspedal-powered-under-10/
Led bicycle safety lights(pedal powered) under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/33EI/I34DWIBU/F9833EII34DWIBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/33EI/I34DWIBU/F9833EII34DWIBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/33EI/I34DWIBU/F9833EII34DWIBU.SMALL.jpg AMAN DEEP bicycle riding is fun and also good for our fitness plus it doesn't consume any fuel and thus good for our environment too. But riding a bike in night could be dangerous ,so here is a tutorial of how to build safety bicycle led lights which are powered by a generator or dynamo. Step 1 : getting ri...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:33:31 PST
My Holdsworth http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Holdsworth/
My Holdsworth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/L0HG/I301MMM8/FEVL0HGI301MMM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/L0HG/I301MMM8/FEVL0HGI301MMM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/L0HG/I301MMM8/FEVL0HGI301MMM8.SMALL.jpg naoji I´m writing because i want to publish my Holdsworth Record restoration & convertion to a Single Speed bike.Here are some pictures and the details that it has.It take me like 6 month to complete it. But it worth it!!!!Frame: `72 Holdsworth Record Size 56cmHeadseat: Campagnolo RecordBottom Bracket: Ca...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:53:37 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
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