Instructables: exploring - outside - bike http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:12:22 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Bike Stand ! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Stand-/
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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/
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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
Bike+zip Ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Bikezip-Ties/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:53:52 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST
Zip Tie Bike Theft Prevention Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Bike-Theft-Prevention-Device/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:21:44 PST
Car Horns for Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Horns-for-Bicycles/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 21:16:11 PST
Ikea Bike Rack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Bike-Rack-Hack/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:58:38 PST
Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Bike-2/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 15:36:29 PST
Install tight bicycle grips easily with zip ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Tight-Bicycle-Grips-Easily-With-Zip-Ties/
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 15:09:03 PST
$5.00 Bicycle Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/500-Bicycle-Headlight/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:33:18 PST
Zip tie bike Traction Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Bike-Traction-Chain/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:15:41 PST
How to Destroy a Dirt Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Destroy-a-Dirt-Bike/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:19:34 PST
Wood Mudguard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mudguard/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 01:46:14 PST
Ultimate Bike Computer From an Old Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Bike-Computer-From-an-Old-Smartphone/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:49:42 PST
Bike Carrying Shoulder Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Carrying-Shoulder-Pad/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:13:44 PST
DIY Bicycle U-Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-U-Lock/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:12:59 PST
UV Handlebar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-Handlebar-Light/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 08:36:39 PST
balance bike restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/balance-bike-restoration/
balance bike restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/SEHP/IHNB3BCT/F94SEHPIHNB3BCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/SEHP/IHNB3BCT/F94SEHPIHNB3BCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/SEHP/IHNB3BCT/F94SEHPIHNB3BCT.SMALL.jpg ljonny18 i thought it would be cool to build my son his first bike. his 2nd birthday was coming up and i wanted to get him a balance bike. i originally wanted to build the bike (and frame) from scratch, but due to the time frame it made more sense to rescue an old one.note: this project is totally over the t...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 05:22:26 PST
Build a Campfire and Cook a Delicious Meal http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Campfire-and-Cook-a-Delicious-Meal/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 17:55:44 PST
BMX bike custom paint http://www.instructables.com/id/BMX-bike-custom-paint/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:14:12 PST
Folding Fixie (without welding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Fixie-without-welding/
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:32:25 PST
Flat Pack Bikebag http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Bikebag/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:52:36 PST
How to Film Dirt Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Film-Dirt-Bikes/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:49:17 PST
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Reverse-Steering-Bike/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:28:09 PST
Business Card Holder From Bike Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-Card-Holder-From-Bike-Parts/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 15:59:08 PST
Super Bright - Simple Low Cost DIY Bike Frame Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-Simple-Low-Cost-DIY-Bike-Frame-Lighti/
Super Bright - Simple Low Cost DIY Bike Frame Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/7JL9/IGQW7CCT/FRF7JL9IGQW7CCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/7JL9/IGQW7CCT/FRF7JL9IGQW7CCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/7JL9/IGQW7CCT/FRF7JL9IGQW7CCT.SMALL.jpg pobriant Biking at night, especially in most US towns and cities, can be a scary experience. Even on a "safe" street or trail means crossing intersections with cars who simply do not have a clue about driving with pedestrians and bikes. And while superbright bike headlights are great at letting cars know y...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 18:20:02 PST
A custom Chopper BMX http://www.instructables.com/id/A-custom-Chopper-BMX/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 15:25:55 PST
PARTS LIST http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Bike-Helmet-Mod/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 18:21:51 PST
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-wheel-hubs-and-joining-them-to-ca-1/
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This is a follow up to my original "Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims!" Instructable.The original can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-w...This Instructable is more off an idea provoker, a way to encourage anyone doing this sort of thing to think...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:57:07 PDT
Easy convertion from child's trailer to grocery trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-convertion-from-childs-trailer-to-grocery-tra/
Easy convertion from child's trailer to grocery trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/2O0R/IG6VZ8CJ/F6S2O0RIG6VZ8CJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/2O0R/IG6VZ8CJ/F6S2O0RIG6VZ8CJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/2O0R/IG6VZ8CJ/F6S2O0RIG6VZ8CJ.SMALL.jpg algo74 There are many tutorials on how to convert a kid's trailer to a cargo trailer. Why to publish another one? Well, I read those tutorials before I converted my trailer. For one reason or another, they did not fit my needs. So, I came up with a different design. It is heavily influenced by one of the ...
By: algo74

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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 15:44:32 PDT
Walmart Hack Bamboo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Walmart-Hack-Bamboo-Bike/
Walmart Hack Bamboo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/3OJ1/IG5C8ZUJ/F843OJ1IG5C8ZUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/3OJ1/IG5C8ZUJ/F843OJ1IG5C8ZUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/3OJ1/IG5C8ZUJ/F843OJ1IG5C8ZUJ.SMALL.jpg lgrake When I designed the Semester hextube bamboo bike for HERObike a few years ago, I was frustrated with the costs of components- wheels, tires, chainset, saddle- everything! Trying to keep a simple bike affordable was an incredible challenge. But then someone told me that Walmart sold a pretty decent f...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 11:31:06 PDT
How To Repair A Chain Tools Free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-A-Chain-Tools-Free/
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By: Eclipse1525

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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 11:14:06 PDT
Recycling a Laptop Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-a-Laptop-Battery-Pack-for-Bicycle-Lighti/
Recycling a Laptop Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SMALL.jpg scd I have found that often a laptop battery pack that has been discarded as bad as a laptop power source is still usable as a power source for other projects. Most laptop battery packs are internally constructed from 18650-size lithium cells. This instructable describes using cells from a laptop batter...
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 13:33:15 PDT
Canteen type bicycle survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Canteen-type-bicycle-survival-kit/
Canteen type bicycle survival kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/HG7H/IFGNPVDV/FFGHG7HIFGNPVDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/HG7H/IFGNPVDV/FFGHG7HIFGNPVDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/HG7H/IFGNPVDV/FFGHG7HIFGNPVDV.SMALL.jpg hacknmake This is my first instructable so I've decided to make it simple. I usually ride my bicycle in outdoors and sometimes I need some specific tools for different situations. As a result I decided to prepare a kit that is always maintained on the bicycle so I dont have to carry these items in a backpack ...
By: hacknmake

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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 05:47:26 PDT
Bicycle Safety Aid Prototype: 3D Dynamic Wheel Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Safety-Aid-Prototype-3D-Dynamic-Wheel-Ligh/
Bicycle Safety Aid Prototype: 3D Dynamic Wheel Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/070O/IFDSWF01/FRS070OIFDSWF01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/070O/IFDSWF01/FRS070OIFDSWF01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/070O/IFDSWF01/FRS070OIFDSWF01.SMALL.jpg emdubolu This is an ible on a prototype design for a safety aid for cyclists. This design is just a prototype so full details on materials and the full construction process is just a general idea. Particularly, the wheel light is aimed at cycling work commuters to be more visibly from the side, especially at...
By: emdubolu

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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 15:01:59 PDT
Mobile Fablab For Cargo Bike (with Vélo M2 Frame) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Fablab-For-Cargo-Bike-with-Vélo-M2-Frame/
Mobile Fablab For Cargo Bike (with Vélo M2 Frame) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/FKTA/IEX4O02D/FY1FKTAIEX4O02D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/FKTA/IEX4O02D/FY1FKTAIEX4O02D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/FKTA/IEX4O02D/FY1FKTAIEX4O02D.SMALL.jpg Velo M2 IMPORTANTIf you want to make this Mobile Fablab, you first have to start with our Basic Multi Modular Frames. If you like building our frames, you will love inventing new possibilities with. It is like lego, but with wood and on cargo bikes!If you want to be self-sustainable have a look at our Energ...
By: Velo M2

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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:51:27 PDT
Basic Multi-Modular Frames for Cargo Bikes - Stackable watertight laser cut boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Multi-Modular-Frames-for-Cargo-Bikes-Stackab/
Basic Multi-Modular Frames for Cargo Bikes - Stackable watertight laser cut boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/JIIB/IEVUWJQB/FGDJIIBIEVUWJQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/JIIB/IEVUWJQB/FGDJIIBIEVUWJQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/JIIB/IEVUWJQB/FGDJIIBIEVUWJQB.SMALL.jpg Velo M2 The basic multi-modular frames for cargo bikes is the first building block in our open source platform Vélo M², an ecosystem where we provide the electricity by solar & pedal power and the plans to build modules to your imagination that make use of this renewable energy. We want to make use of cargo...
By: Velo M2

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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 03:19:12 PDT
Bent ply wood bike fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-ply-wood-bike-fender/
Bent ply wood bike fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SMALL.jpg dswaim I made this simple laminated plywood bike fender a few years ago for my beat up old road bike (one too many soggy butt rides) This was a perfect weekend project for this bike loving DIYster, made of inexpensive materials and relatively easy to assemble. I added a graphic on the back for a bit of fla...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:27:29 PDT
DIY Self-Leveling Bike Light Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Self-Leveling-Bike-Light-Mount/
DIY Self-Leveling Bike Light Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7A55/IEIDB0E5/FYV7A55IEIDB0E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7A55/IEIDB0E5/FYV7A55IEIDB0E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/7A55/IEIDB0E5/FYV7A55IEIDB0E5.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y To get the most out of helmet lights, they should be leveled by direct their beams towards drivers. This Instructable will show you how to build a self-leveling mount which is compatible with Portland Design Works, Cygolite, and Planet Bike tail lights. You can also install this mount to panniers an...
By: hanlin_y

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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 16:12:19 PDT
How to lace a Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-Brooks-saddle/
How to lace a Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer I quite like to ride my bike, you should too, it is fun. Hopefully the saddle that comes with the bike is comfortable for you. If it is not allow me to recommend a Brooks saddle. They are made out of leather and are very comfortable. However, I am not here to sell you a saddle, I am here to remin...
By: MattBruzer

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:24:12 PDT
Upcycled License Plate Bike Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-License-Plate-Bike-Badge/
Upcycled License Plate Bike Badge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/YGW5/IDK88DQ5/FA7YGW5IDK88DQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/YGW5/IDK88DQ5/FA7YGW5IDK88DQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/YGW5/IDK88DQ5/FA7YGW5IDK88DQ5.SMALL.jpg ischaren Got an old license plate lying around? Want an awesome badge for your bicycle or motorbike's head tube? You have come to the right place. This Instructible will teach you how to make a custom bike badge from an old license plate. Design Using a strait-edge and compass, trace your desired shape...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:52:38 PDT
Cleaning up some bicycle bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-up-some-bicycle-bearings/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:32:30 PDT
The new DIY U-lock holster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-new-DIY-U-lock-holster/
The new DIY U-lock holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SMALL.jpg pandoheas After some days of experimentation I think I found the perfect DIY holster for U-Locks. Its ideal for bikes with small frames that don't have enough space for a holster, but It works beautifully on every kind and size of frame.It's easy to make with materials you have in your drawers.What you are ...
By: pandoheas

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:32:38 PDT
From garbage to rideable: A BMX tale http://www.instructables.com/id/From-garbage-to-rideable-BMX-tale/
From garbage to rideable: A BMX tale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/R20W/IDFW8252/F0DR20WIDFW8252.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/R20W/IDFW8252/F0DR20WIDFW8252.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/R20W/IDFW8252/F0DR20WIDFW8252.SMALL.jpg Breaker91101 So I found this thing in the garbageIt looks alright, but it is rusty, beaten-up, and pieces are broken. It was found where it belonged... Inspection Although I had done my inspection already and had already started on the revamp, I decided that I would make my first Instructable at the same time...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:06:15 PDT
Fixie Commuter Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixie-Commuter-Build/
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By: 390v8

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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:14:02 PDT
Simple Roof Bars & Bike Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Roof-Bars-Bike-Carrier/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:33:45 PDT
The Bicycle Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bicycle-Bubble-Machine/
The Bicycle Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SMALL.jpg heinzdrei Finally, be the star of commuter traffic! Make all the kids in the neighbourhood happy! Or just jealous! Engage in inspiring discussions with chemtrail believers! With the wind-driven Bicycle Bubble Machine drawing a dense stream of soap bubbles behind you, you too can bring peace and happiness back...
By: heinzdrei

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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 12:40:30 PDT
Mounting Bike Lights on Bike Baskets http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-Bike-Lights-on-Bike-Baskets/
Mounting Bike Lights on Bike Baskets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8NFB/ICWG1Y0C/F4L8NFBICWG1Y0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8NFB/ICWG1Y0C/F4L8NFBICWG1Y0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8NFB/ICWG1Y0C/F4L8NFBICWG1Y0C.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y When you have a bike basket, it's better to mount your headlights on your basket than on your handlebar because it improves visibility and illuminates the road better. Bike lights on your basket won't be blocked by the basket or the items inside. You'll also have more space for your handlebar access...
By: hanlin_y

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 23:14:29 PDT
Foldable Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Bike-Trailer/
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By: Vulcaman

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 04:35:21 PDT