Instructables: exploring - outside - bike http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Aug 2015 07:20:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lunchbox Pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunchbox-Pannier/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:15:50 PDT
How to easily replace your bike wheels wth simple tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-replace-your-bike-wheels-wth-simple-/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:24:21 PDT
Gravity-powered Go-kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-powered-Go-kart/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:59:29 PDT
Old Backpack to Bicycle Frame Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Backpack-to-Bicycle-Frame-Bag/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:35:10 PDT
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-9/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:26:36 PDT
How to perform multiple backwheel hops on your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-multiple-backwheel-hops-on-your-tri/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:48:07 PDT
How to perform a supercool 360° tailtap with your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-a-supercool-360-tailtap-with-your-t/
How to perform a supercool 360° tailtap with your trial bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/U3MI/ICACK7T2/FYYU3MIICACK7T2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/U3MI/ICACK7T2/FYYU3MIICACK7T2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/U3MI/ICACK7T2/FYYU3MIICACK7T2.SMALL.jpg blauesocke This instructable will teach you how to perform a supercool 360° tailtap with your trial bike. The weird trick name explained:Do 180° bunny hopLand on your back wheelDo another 180° spin while your front wheel is in the air Grab your helmet Before you start, search and find your helmet. You are a...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:54:42 PDT
How to perform a bunny hop with your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-a-bunny-hop-with-your-trial-bike/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:49:43 PDT
How to perform a 180° nose tailtap to a 180° tailtap with your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-a-180-nose-tailtap-to-a-180-tailtap/
How to perform a 180° nose tailtap to a 180° tailtap with your trial bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VZ4M/ICACKH9V/FS2VZ4MICACKH9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VZ4M/ICACKH9V/FS2VZ4MICACKH9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VZ4M/ICACKH9V/FS2VZ4MICACKH9V.SMALL.jpg blauesocke This instructable will show you how to perform a 180° nose tailtap followed by a normal tailtap. Have fun! Grab your helmet Before you start, search and find your helmet. You are an idiot when you ride your bike without wearing a helmet. Get some speed To do the 180° tail tap, you need some sp...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:46:37 PDT
Attach a bottle opener to your bike with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Attached-a-bottle-opener-to-you-bike-with-Sugru/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:38:23 PDT
On the Top Of The World : Dream Ride : World Highest Motorable Road 18000+ Ft. http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-Top-Of-The-World-Dream-Ride-World-Highest-M/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:27:42 PDT
Bike Repainting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repainting/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:51:25 PDT
Bicycle Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Restoration/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:35:12 PDT
fly a bicycle on a plane in a climbing crash pad http://www.instructables.com/id/fly-a-bicycle-on-a-plane-in-a-climbing-crash-pad/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:19:06 PDT
Landing Craft for a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Landing-Craft-for-a-Motorcycle/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:37:56 PDT
Bmx Engine Kit 80cc http://www.instructables.com/id/Bmx-Engine-Kit-80cc/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:34:27 PDT
Vintage Hardshell Suitcase Pannier - The Cadillac of Luxury Bike Bags! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hardshell-Suitcase-Pannier-The-Cadillac-of/
Vintage Hardshell Suitcase Pannier - The Cadillac of Luxury Bike Bags! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SMALL.jpg MatthewM28 Sure, you need a pannier. But can you pack an entire beach picnic into those other puny panniers? Well can you?? Go. You go try. I'll wait here. Not even close, right? You need a BIGGER pannier. You need the CADILLAC of panniers!I started this project with one goal in mind: I want a single, easy-to...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:02:35 PDT
Bike Trailer Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Hitch-3/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 08:27:50 PDT
How to build a bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bike-trailer-1/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 14:32:07 PDT
Tandem mixed : seated/bent http://www.instructables.com/id/The-swordfish-bike-a-new-tandem/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 03:59:24 PDT
Let's build a Test Track! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-build-a-Test-Track/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:26:32 PDT
Rooftop Bike Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooftop-Bike-Carrier/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:52:44 PDT
How to Get Those Stuck Grips Off Bike's Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Those-Stuck-Grips-Off-Bikes-Handlebars/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 22:49:52 PDT
Custom Glow Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Glow-Bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 23:33:18 PDT
Simple & Adjustable Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-AdjustableTruck-Bed-Bike-Rack/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 21:56:33 PDT
Doggy Bike Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggy-Bike-Wagon/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:55:29 PDT
Portable Produce: the botanic bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Produce-the-botanic-bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:46:13 PDT
No TV unless you exercise! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-TV-unless-you-exercise/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:35:04 PDT
Homemade Cart bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cart-bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:34:31 PDT
phone holder for your bike http://www.instructables.com/id/phone-holder-for-your-bike/
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By: chokosh

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Mon, 4 May 2015 11:46:18 PDT
How to fix up an old bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-up-an-old-bike/
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By: michael bilston

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Mon, 4 May 2015 05:26:53 PDT
Bike rack for multiple bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-for-multiple-bikes/
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By: bdetrick

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Sun, 3 May 2015 18:45:38 PDT
Bicycle Cell Phone Charger (Wind Turbine with build in Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Bicycle-Cell-Phone-Charger-Wind-Turbine-with-bui/
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By: Imetomi

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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:44:01 PDT
Mobile Bicycle Powered Air Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Bicycle-Powered-Air-Compressor/
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By: bruhman

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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:23:13 PDT
Awesome Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Bike-Trailer/
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By: andrea.arzensek

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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:39:41 PDT
Bike Storage Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Storage-Compartment/
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By: adamsojba

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Sat, 2 May 2015 14:20:49 PDT
Bike Basket Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Basket-Tutorial/
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By: charmrm

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Sat, 2 May 2015 14:17:08 PDT
Bike Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Boombox/
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By: Imetomi

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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:04:47 PDT
Foldable bike (for free on the train!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-foldable-bike/
Foldable bike (for free on the train!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SMALL.jpg lvandemaele Hi there! Occasionally, I take the train to another city in Belgium. When I arrive in the city, it's always very useful to have a bicycle. Unfortunately, I don't have one in every city and a folding bike is quite expensive if you only use it occasionally. That's why I made this foldable bike myself!...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 02:57:04 PDT
Tailgating Beer Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailgating-Beer-Trike/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:40:42 PDT
Spray Paint Your Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Your-Bike/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:18:12 PDT
Sparking Bike Light/Bug Zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparking-Bike-LightBug-Zapper/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:59:24 PDT
all in one for your bike http://www.instructables.com/id/all-in-one-for-your-bike/
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By: eurgeli

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:50:39 PDT
Compact Hitch Using Hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Hitch-Using-Hinges/
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By: Coengineer

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:30:17 PDT
Upcycle A Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-A-Bicycle/
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By: AmateurHour

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:45:59 PDT
Bike Frame Chain-Slap Protection http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Frame-Chain-Slap-Protection/
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By: forerunneruk

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:37:46 PDT
Versatile "carry-a-bike" cargo bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-carry-a-bike-cargo-bike-trailer/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:57:01 PDT
Bicycle Rubberband Handbrake http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Rubberband-Handbrake/
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By: stonioni

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:04:22 PDT
Rainbow bike makeover, w. acrylic paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-bike-makeover-w-acrylic-paint/
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By: Mikki G.W

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:44:49 PDT
Sociable Recumbent Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Sociable-Recumbent-Trike/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:00:43 PDT