Instructables: exploring - outside - bike http://www.instructables.com Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:51:21 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:19:48 PST
Wooden Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Balance-Bike/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:30:48 PST
E-MountianBike Video Build Log http://www.instructables.com/id/e-MountianBike-Build-Log/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-Fender-Bridge-Near-Full-Coverage-Fenders-For-/
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 I had trouble putting a rear fender on my favorite bike because of the clearence between the tire and the brake arms. You run into this problem on bikes that were designed for performance, i.e. not commuting. I didn't want to use narrower tires. I was already forced to run 700X25 tires when I usuall...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:45:50 PST
DIY Electric Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Bike/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:34:03 PST
Bike Rack DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Rack-DIY/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 21:34:22 PST
Vintage Style Bicycle Saddle Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-Bicycle-Saddle-Bag/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 12:21:01 PST
Bike trailer awesome http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-trailer-anyone/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:57:01 PST
Repair Bike Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Bike-Mirror/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 17:45:37 PST
Bicycle Chain Waxer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Waxer/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:04:28 PDT
Quick Light Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Light-Mount/
Quick Light Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/NAE1/I1U3BNVD/F66NAE1I1U3BNVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/NAE1/I1U3BNVD/F66NAE1I1U3BNVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/NAE1/I1U3BNVD/F66NAE1I1U3BNVD.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This is a very quick answer to how to mount any flashlight onto a bicycle. All you need are two hose clamps and a flashlight. If it's not intuitive, the next step explains how. Steps One clamp should be slightly wider than the flashlightThe other clamp should be slightly wider than the bicycle ha...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:11:09 PDT
Bicycle Trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trunk/
Bicycle Trunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/YPQ1/I1U3BJLA/F7OYPQ1I1U3BJLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/YPQ1/I1U3BJLA/F7OYPQ1I1U3BJLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/YPQ1/I1U3BJLA/F7OYPQ1I1U3BJLA.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov To make this bicycle trunk / box / carrier, you'll need to use 3/8" x 6" wide wood. The length isn't too critical as long as the planks are long enough. You'll need the following tools: ScrewdriverHand SawScroll Saw -or- RaspYou'll also need: SandpaperBoiled Linseed OilPaste WaxLastly, the following...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:53:52 PDT
Modding a toolbox for easy bicycle transport http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-a-toolbox-for-easy-bicycle-transport/
Modding a toolbox for easy bicycle transport - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FE5Q/I1U39N70/F9SFE5QI1U39N70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FE5Q/I1U39N70/F9SFE5QI1U39N70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FE5Q/I1U39N70/F9SFE5QI1U39N70.SMALL.jpg adamundefined I wanted to kit out a nice size toolbox for carrying tools and projects to/from my local makerspace. I used an accessory strap looped around my seat post and the handle of the toolbox to prevent the toolbox from sliding backwards. I used a larger, luggage strap to hold the toolbox firm to the rear b...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:18:38 PDT
Glow Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Bike/
Glow Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/579J/I1TPRYE9/FNH579JI1TPRYE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/579J/I1TPRYE9/FNH579JI1TPRYE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/579J/I1TPRYE9/FNH579JI1TPRYE9.SMALL.jpg thefuzzmaster Using glow sticks this is a very easy way to transform your everyday ride to school bike into something much more You will use about twenty glow sticks per side so go grab your bike and get started Tape the glow sticks on the bike the more you capture the bike shape with the glow sticks the ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:11:41 PDT
Repair a Bicycle Lock with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Bicycle-Lock-with-Sugru/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:59:32 PDT
horse bike http://www.instructables.com/id/horse-bike/
horse bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Giddy-up, pilgrim!Whether you're wrangling cattle or just cruising along a country road, everything is better with a horse. Combine your favourite things about riding horses with the convenience of a bicycle, with the horse bike!Maybe you need a horse to go with your knight or Zorro costume, or mayb...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:57:21 PDT
IoT Hackathon - Bike Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Hackaton-Bike-Safety/
IoT Hackathon - Bike Safety - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/MWD8/I1NUO6PA/FV1MWD8I1NUO6PA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/MWD8/I1NUO6PA/FV1MWD8I1NUO6PA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/MWD8/I1NUO6PA/FV1MWD8I1NUO6PA.SMALL.jpg saiimons A device attached to wrist indicates turns through blinking turn indicators. An accelerometer detects deceleration and lights a brake light. The accelerometer detects falls and sends a notification to rally managers through the cloud indicating the location and severity of the fall. Indicator lights...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:46:50 PDT
Leather Streamers http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Streamers/
Leather Streamers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/WYQA/I1NUGXMG/FLFWYQAI1NUGXMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/WYQA/I1NUGXMG/FLFWYQAI1NUGXMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/WYQA/I1NUGXMG/FLFWYQAI1NUGXMG.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia My husband made a joke that I should have streamers on my scooter. I decided to make some. These leather streamers are easy to make and it takes longer for the glue to dry than to put them together. These aren't your baby sister's streamers. Materials Leather stripsE6000 or similar heavy duty gl...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:11:56 PDT
Fixed my bike light and bike trailer reflector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixed-my-bike-light-and-bike-trailer-reflector/
Fixed my bike light and bike trailer reflector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/V05M/I1KJMUMC/FC3V05MI1KJMUMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/V05M/I1KJMUMC/FC3V05MI1KJMUMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/V05M/I1KJMUMC/FC3V05MI1KJMUMC.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct Hi folksDon't you hate it when you drop some plastic thing and it breaks on you? Landfill? No! Sugru! I am a year-round cyclist in Whitehorse, Yukon. When it gets dark, lights are important. The problem is the black clip which attaches the light to the seat post snapped, so any bump in the ro...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:44:56 PDT
Make your Cargo Bike into a Swedish House http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbing-the-Cargo-Bike-as-a-Swedish-House/
Make your Cargo Bike into a Swedish House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SMALL.jpg kristiansidelmann This project started because we're about to embark on the (hopefully) wonderful journey of parenthood. We're figured this would be a good time to fix our broken cargo bike. And why not make make into a small house for the kid, now we're at it.You'll need:An old worn out Cargo bikeWeatherproof paintM...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:12:25 PDT
Easy Leather U-Lock Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Leather-U-Lock-Holster/
Easy Leather U-Lock Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/ZWPP/I1K3OL2B/FENZWPPI1K3OL2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/ZWPP/I1K3OL2B/FENZWPPI1K3OL2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/ZWPP/I1K3OL2B/FENZWPPI1K3OL2B.SMALL.jpg blacky94 So after seeing lorenzenj instructable and checking out the link he provided in there, I decided to try it myself. Things you'll need It's not a lot of stuff, justsome rather thick leather 8 rivets / grommets something to measure a leather hole punch an eyelet pliera pen scissors or something sim...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:20:19 PDT
Cheap and Easy Bicycle Bottle nozzle Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Bicycle-Bottle-nozzle-Cover/
Cheap and Easy Bicycle Bottle nozzle Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/R69N/I1KJK9AY/FQWR69NI1KJK9AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/R69N/I1KJK9AY/FQWR69NI1KJK9AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/R69N/I1KJK9AY/FQWR69NI1KJK9AY.SMALL.jpg ariel1 Almost all bike bottles of big brands come without covers for the bottle nozzle.When riding the nozzle is covered with sand and dust, and sometimes it's so muddy you can barely drink. So I decided to create my own cover. ​Materials and tools: Scissors Bottle of soft drinkRubber strip (Rubber thr...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:28:09 PDT
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Slip-Bicycle-Accessory-Hack/
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OD04/I1IQ9OBH/FJFOD04I1IQ9OBH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid This is a simple Instructable to show you how I secure items to my bicycle. Not all bike components are compatible, some items fit the diameter of handlebars, while others do not. My bike light and beverage holder didn't fit quite right and often slipped during basic rides. It's a drag to have to ke...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:34 PDT
portable bike repair stand http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-bike-repair-stand/
portable bike repair stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/DC5W/I1J5XPK9/F92DC5WI1J5XPK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/DC5W/I1J5XPK9/F92DC5WI1J5XPK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/DC5W/I1J5XPK9/F92DC5WI1J5XPK9.SMALL.jpg ariel1 I decided to build bike repair stand so I searched for instructions but at every kind was a little cons - too expensive, too weak, too complicated and so. So I decided to combine some ideas and create improved model. Because I living in building and I want to store the stand in my warehouse I lookin...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:57:34 PDT
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
U-Lock Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/U-Lock-Holster/
U-Lock Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/5U9P/I1FPP4BO/FJ05U9PI1FPP4BO.SMALL.jpg lorenzenj I was considering buying a U-Lock holster, like the nice leather ones made by Mission Bicycles in San Francisco. However, I was not sure if I would like that means of carrying my lock, and I wanted to try it out first. So I looked around the house to see if I could just make one instead, and found a...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:25:20 PDT
Home Trainer front wheel block http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Trainer-front-wheel-block/
Home Trainer front wheel block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/MQW1/I1C43HDV/FV0MQW1I1C43HDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/MQW1/I1C43HDV/FV0MQW1I1C43HDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/MQW1/I1C43HDV/FV0MQW1I1C43HDV.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez I bought a second hand home trainer without front wheel block: some quick woodwork ahead. Get some wood ... ... and cut it into a box design Assemble Result
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:49:16 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar and Trailer Build... http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar-and-Trailer-Build/
Bicycle Sidecar and Trailer Build... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/K6LW/I1FQ26FY/FETK6LWI1FQ26FY.SMALL.jpg Gothtec Spent a couple of lovely sunny days building this. Did it because I wanted to see how a sidecar worked and how it felt to ride. This is due to buying one for my motorcycle. Then I just kept going and added a trailer too!!!
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:32:51 PDT
Rare Schwinn Gladiator Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Rare-Schwinn-Gladiator-Restoration/
Rare Schwinn Gladiator Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/OZ67/I169RSOA/FA2OZ67I169RSOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/OZ67/I169RSOA/FA2OZ67I169RSOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/OZ67/I169RSOA/FA2OZ67I169RSOA.SMALL.jpg NVDevastator Hello everyone! A couple weeks ago I was using this weird thing called the Schwinn Gladiator that my uncle gave to me a year or two ago. It was an ugly, sun beaten yellow... thing... Anyways all of the nuts, bolts, and spokes were pretty rusty. So I decided it was time to not only repair it, but mak...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:56:30 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar/
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SMALL.jpg travderose The inspiration for this project came from stevebod and the bicycle sidecar he built: http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bicycle-Sidecar/After seeing stevebod's build, I immediately became intrigued and knew I had to build one for myself. There was only one problem: I don't have a child to rid...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:27:29 PDT
Bicycle Side Crash Pad Carrier (for climbers) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Side-Crash-Pad-Carrier-for-climbers/
Bicycle Side Crash Pad Carrier (for climbers) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/LQWZ/I1565LU4/F35LQWZI1565LU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/LQWZ/I1565LU4/F35LQWZI1565LU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/LQWZ/I1565LU4/F35LQWZI1565LU4.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes As a car-less climber living in an area full of good rocks I've often considered how I could easily get my crash pad to a climbing area, or at least to a rendezvous point. Enter the side crash pad carrier, inspired by similar models for surf boards and constructed of pvc pipes.My inspirations:and h...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:07:26 PDT
FMF Dirt Bike Polishing!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/FMF-Dirt-Bike-Polishing/
FMF Dirt Bike Polishing!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/CLG4/I1696GGB/FVBCLG4I1696GGB.SMALL.jpg SonicDaHedgehog If you have a old worn out FMF pipe that has rust, grease, or just plain dirt on it, then this tutorial is for you. Today I will show you how to clean/ polish you FMF Pipe to make it look shiny and new again! What you need! -Exhaust pipe-Foil-Water-Paper towel;This will work basically on any exha...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:26:37 PDT