Instructables: exploring - outside - gear http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:27:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Home made Knife 2 Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Knife-2-Tutorial/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 17:22:06 PDT
Home Made Survival Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Survival-Knife/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:57:41 PDT
Useful Items To Bring While In The Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Items-To-Bring-While-In-The-Outdoors/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 21:09:00 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
How to tie an extended two-strand Matthew Walker knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-an-extended-two-strand-Matthew-Walker-k/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog The video demonstrates how to tie a two-strand and an extended/lengthened two-strand Matthew Walker knot, knots #s 776 and 777 in 'The Ashley Book of Knots'.  They can be made even longer, but I usually just keep them short with paracord lanyards/fob...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:44 PST
Make your Own Gear Ties Out of paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Own-Gear-Ties-Out-of-paracord/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 10:00:26 PST
Suzuki JR50 gear mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Suzuki-JR50-gear-mod/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:22:30 PST
My Custom Fishbone gear ties http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Custom-Fishbone-gear-ties/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 07:04:45 PST
Back Pack Quick Release Pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-Pack-Quick-Release-Pins/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:51:06 PDT
Paracord Bracelet With Integrated Fish Bone Gear Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bracelet-With-Integrated-Fish-Bone-Gear-T/
Paracord Bracelet With Integrated Fish Bone Gear Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/45XL/HMEXWFUI/F1Q45XLHMEXWFUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/45XL/HMEXWFUI/F1Q45XLHMEXWFUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/45XL/HMEXWFUI/F1Q45XLHMEXWFUI.SMALL.jpg M3G When I got my prize pack from the Great Outdoors Contest I was extremely excited. Two things instantly caught my eye; paracord and Fish Bone gear ties. I immediately got to work on a paracord bracelet, but halfway through I got an idea; "Why not add a Fish Bone to the bracelet?". I undid my bracelet...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 20:33:18 PDT
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part Three http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:59 PDT
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part Two http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:37 PDT
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part One http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:13 PDT
How to Make a Camp Stove from Garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Camp-Stove-from-Garbage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:33:21 PDT
How To Mod H&R Single Shot 12 gauge Project part 2 spin off from Dave Canterbury http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Mod-HR-Single-Shot-12-gauge-Project-part-2-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:19:27 PDT
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/10-essentials-for-wilderness-survival/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:38:24 PDT
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Trekking-pole-Blue-tarp-tent/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:11:33 PDT
How to use a Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Fish-Bone-Knotless-Gear-Tie/
How to use a Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/5RBE/HIGFFQ65/FWR5RBEHIGFFQ65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/5RBE/HIGFFQ65/FWR5RBEHIGFFQ65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/5RBE/HIGFFQ65/FWR5RBEHIGFFQ65.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng The Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie is easy tie, easy to untie, and stays in place. There are a bunch of places it could come in handy. Here are a few ways tie it.  Fish Bone came about when I wanted to enter the Pocket Sized Contest. You can read about it by clicking here. I highly recommend participa...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 09:20:44 PDT
Road bike shift indicator using scrap packaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-bike-shift-indicator-using-scrap-packaging/
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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:24:44 PDT
Wakeboard Winch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeboard-Winch/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:22:04 PDT
Survivor Jack's Ultimate Emergency Car Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Survivor-Jacks-Ultimate-Emergency-Car-Pack/
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 07:22:56 PST
Attach a Compass to a Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Attach-a-Compass-to-a-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 11:47:14 PST
Fish Bone - Knotless Gear Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Bone-Knotless-Gear-Tie/
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 23:32:41 PST
Survival Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Gear/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/AUUK/H8I459O8/FCWAUUKH8I459O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/AUUK/H8I459O8/FCWAUUKH8I459O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/AUUK/H8I459O8/FCWAUUKH8I459O8.SMALL.jpg marquino28 Here are few things that i have that i would consider having in case of any survival circumstances. We might be facing a power loss for many days and or maybe weather related catastrophes who knows what lays ahead of us we have to be prepared for any situation. Some gear are just to keep us sane in ...
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:12:33 PDT
Two Bight Turk's Head Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Bight-Turks-Head-Paracord-Lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com  This video tutorial will show how to tie a Two-Bight Turk's-Head lanyard using about 5.5 feet of 550 paracord.  The Turk's Head part of the knot is described in 'The Ashley Book of Knots', knot #595.  I added the lanyard knot and loop o...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:58:23 PDT
Survival Gear and KIts http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Gear-and-KIts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SMALL.jpg Dguy42 This guide shows you a variety of the best survival kits and gear that are on instructables. Altoids Fire Kit Here is a kit I made which purpose is to start a fire. And maybe some day can save your LIFE. Enjoy!!! The best survival kit ever I'm going to show you how to make a inexpensive waterp...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:50:38 PDT
How to properly pack your pack in preperation for an amazing backpacking trip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-properly-pack-your-pack-in-preperation-for-/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 08:24:34 PDT
Plastic Soda Bottle Lid Capsule http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Soda-Bottle-Lid-Capsule/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 13:55:13 PST
The Big WHY for 72 Hour Survival Kit Items http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Big-WHY-for-72-Hour-Survival-Kit-Items/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 13:57:37 PDT
How To Customize Your Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:08:35 PDT
Ultralite cot for under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralite-cot-for-under-30/
Ultralite cot for under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SMALL.jpg mad doctor On everyone of my camp outs, I always carry a big, heavy cot. I would sleep on a pad, but you can feel the rocks under the the tent. An self-inflating mattress seems pretty good too but in my experience, they deflate. So in my search for a reliable,portable, and lightweight cot, i found this: http:/...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 14:40:30 PDT
Pant Leg Camping Bag - perfect for roasting sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Pant-Leg-Camping-Bag-perfect-for-roasting-sticks/
Pant Leg Camping Bag - perfect for roasting sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/TPLV/GRFN11I5/FGMTPLVGRFN11I5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/TPLV/GRFN11I5/FGMTPLVGRFN11I5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/TPLV/GRFN11I5/FGMTPLVGRFN11I5.SMALL.jpg thenshemade For our family the highlight of any camping trip is the time spent sitting around the fire roasting hotdogs and marshmallows.   A good s'more is truly a treat.  However, for me, keeping track of the roasting sticks is a problem.  Plastic bags don't hold them well and tear quickly.  And tying them to...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:26:06 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-Favorite-Folding-Camping-Chair-Table/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 12:45:46 PDT
Survival Items for Your Vehicle's Glove Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wise-Items-for-Your-Vehicles-Glove-Box/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:38:31 PDT
Cheap Kayak Gear Strappings http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Kayak-Gear-Strappings/
Cheap Kayak Gear Strappings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/SU89/GP7IHX7H/FTRSU89GP7IHX7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/SU89/GP7IHX7H/FTRSU89GP7IHX7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/SU89/GP7IHX7H/FTRSU89GP7IHX7H.SMALL.jpg AD Kodak This is another of my on the cheap projects. Got an old kayak that doesn't have any storage for gear? Grab your favorite waterproofs and some paracord and lets get to strapping. Materials Well lets discuss the number 1 need. A Kayak. No Kayak means nothing to strap to right? the only other th...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 10:07:03 PDT
Jungle Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Jungle-Camping/
Jungle Camping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/BMK4/GJQE93MQ/F5HBMK4GJQE93MQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/BMK4/GJQE93MQ/F5HBMK4GJQE93MQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/BMK4/GJQE93MQ/F5HBMK4GJQE93MQ.SMALL.jpg Bigrr63 I have been an avid camper most of my life, from early childhood on fishing trips with my dad, Scouting, and with friends as an adult. The year before I left the US my friends and I went at least once a month for twelve months. So not an expert but experienced. I relocated to South East Asia a few ...
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 22:24:30 PST
AEG Gearbox takedown http://www.instructables.com/id/AEG-Gearbox-takedown/
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Tue, 18 May 2010 11:18:25 PDT
CLASSIC FIXED GEAR http://www.instructables.com/id/CLASSIC-FIXED-GEAR-NON-HIPSTER-EDITION/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SMALL.jpg brianhabicht  Some photos of my 1972 Schwinn Varsity fixed gear conversion
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 18:27:22 PST
Cord Wrapped Handlebars (aka Rambo style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cord-Wrapped-Handlebars-aka-Rambo-style/
Cord Wrapped Handlebars (aka Rambo style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/WQRS/G5W7JFWJ/FRVWQRSG5W7JFWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/WQRS/G5W7JFWJ/FRVWQRSG5W7JFWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/WQRS/G5W7JFWJ/FRVWQRSG5W7JFWJ.SMALL.jpg russd32 Alright, if Rambo rocked a 10 speed this is how he'd do his bars. This is also how he'd wrap his bars if he was on one of his daily Home Depot runs and got sidetracked in the rope section. I got this idea from the old school way of cord wrapping the ends of bar tape with string so I thought I'd give...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2010 21:03:40 PST
DIY Lockring Pliers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lockring-Pliers/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 21:14:17 PST
Bike Tire and Gear Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-and-Gear-Belt/
Bike Tire and Gear Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/AETH/FZQ1G3DK/FN8AETHFZQ1G3DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/AETH/FZQ1G3DK/FN8AETHFZQ1G3DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/AETH/FZQ1G3DK/FN8AETHFZQ1G3DK.SMALL.jpg dan I made a custom belt out of old bike parts. My idea was to use 2 bike gears for the clasp, which works well and looks great. The downside is I needed a welder, grinding wheel and leather punch for the project. I'd love to hear ideas on how to make something similar with less tools! This article is ...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2009 00:49:54 PDT
Waterproof Emergency Fire Tinder Bundle (video demo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Emergency-Fire-Tinder-Bundle/
Waterproof Emergency Fire Tinder Bundle (video demo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/SY5Q/FW5H2SYB/FSYSY5QFW5H2SYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/SY5Q/FW5H2SYB/FSYSY5QFW5H2SYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/SY5Q/FW5H2SYB/FSYSY5QFW5H2SYB.SMALL.jpg thatoneguydavid I have never had to make an emergency fire and I hope you will never have to either, but it is always good to be prepared. This instructable describes how easy it is to be prepared with a Waterproof Emergency Fire Tinder Bundle. There are several steps to making this tinder bundle, but they are ea...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 11:39:42 PDT
Basic Gearing/Bike Fit - Expert Gale Bernhardt http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-GearingBike-Fit-Expert-Gale-Bernhardt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/YDK3/FS1N6MFG/FR2YDK3FS1N6MFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/YDK3/FS1N6MFG/FR2YDK3FS1N6MFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/YDK3/FS1N6MFG/FR2YDK3FS1N6MFG.SMALL.jpg Active.com For more information from Gale Bernhardt visit her page on Active.com where you will find her blog, videos, articles, discussions and more!
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:46:24 PDT
Importance Of Correct Seat Height - Expert Gale Bernhardt http://www.instructables.com/id/Importance-Of-Correct-Seat-Height-Expert-Gale-Be/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/VHVW/FS1N6MGY/FPBVHVWFS1N6MGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/VHVW/FS1N6MGY/FPBVHVWFS1N6MGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/VHVW/FS1N6MGY/FPBVHVWFS1N6MGY.SMALL.jpg Active.com Check out Gale Bernhardt's content page on Active.com here where you can find her blog, articles, advice, discussions, videos and more!
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:46:24 PDT
Altoids Bike LED Lights for under 14 dollars.... http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Bike-LED-Lights-for-under-14-dollars/
Altoids Bike LED Lights for under 14 dollars.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/9NV0/FM2KB4IQ/FLL9NV0FM2KB4IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/9NV0/FM2KB4IQ/FLL9NV0FM2KB4IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/9NV0/FM2KB4IQ/FLL9NV0FM2KB4IQ.SMALL.jpg Scribbles This is my first instructable and will show you how to build your self some sweet bike lights for your fixed gear or any kind of bike that will get you some serious street cred!!! To BeginToolssolder irondermal tool or something to cut threw tinwire cuttershot glue gunItemsSwitch from radio shack9 ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2008 21:57:26 PDT
Bike hardware spirograph - bike-o-graph! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-hardware-spirograph-bike-o-graph/
Bike hardware spirograph - bike-o-graph! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/QMJR/FH7UZLYZ/FOOQMJRFH7UZLYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/QMJR/FH7UZLYZ/FOOQMJRFH7UZLYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/QMJR/FH7UZLYZ/FOOQMJRFH7UZLYZ.SMALL.jpg hunrichs Have you ever messed around with a spirograph set, and wished it was way bigger? Yeah, me too. With a few discarded bike parts and scrap pegboard, it can be. Materials and Methods For this project you'll need the following: Bike chain - should be reasonably straight, but pretty much any crappy...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2008 14:36:14 PDT
bag extender! http://www.instructables.com/id/bag-extender/
bag extender! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/5MT0/FB11U0SM/FZC5MT0FB11U0SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/5MT0/FB11U0SM/FZC5MT0FB11U0SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/5MT0/FB11U0SM/FZC5MT0FB11U0SM.SMALL.jpg distortedlabs This is a bag extender. It's basicallly a bag that straps around a regular backpack so you can have more storage. In my case I wanted to keep my cycling gear in a bag separate from my school stuff so it won't get wet. The bag has an insulated inside to keep the wet in and it's made of recycled mater...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2008 22:06:51 PST
How to: Rappelling without any gear! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to%3a-Rappelling-without-any-gear!/
How to: Rappelling without any gear! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/1FKG/F4FBB0RU/FGT1FKGF4FBB0RU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/1FKG/F4FBB0RU/FGT1FKGF4FBB0RU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/1FKG/F4FBB0RU/FGT1FKGF4FBB0RU.SMALL.jpg orrichio This is a instructable on how to rappel without any special gear besides rope and yourself. step 1 How to rappel without equipment; Materials Needed: - Rope - Yourself - Gloves (optional) @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ First Step: Grab your rope and position it like in ...
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Sun, 22 Jul 2007 11:52:43 PDT
Bicycle Camera Mount for under $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Camera-Mount-for-under-%241/
Bicycle Camera Mount for under $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/AEMJ/F2L4FTPS/FSSAEMJF2L4FTPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/AEMJ/F2L4FTPS/FSSAEMJF2L4FTPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/AEMJ/F2L4FTPS/FSSAEMJF2L4FTPS.SMALL.jpg MikeIsOrganic Mount almost any camera that accepts a screw in tripod for under a buck, using stuff you may already even have. What You'll Need What you'll need to make it: 1 x Reflector Mount (a friendly bike shop will give these away for free) 1 x Shim for reflector mount (also probably free at your LBS) 1 ...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2007 13:52:33 PDT
Waterproof, durable boat boxes: the pragmatics, doubts, and worldview http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof%2c-durable-boat-boxes%3a-the-pragmatics%2c-do/
Waterproof, durable boat boxes: the pragmatics, doubts, and worldview - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/RVN5/B7PEX504H4G/F1ARVN5B7PEX504H4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/RVN5/B7PEX504H4G/F1ARVN5B7PEX504H4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/RVN5/B7PEX504H4G/F1ARVN5B7PEX504H4G.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia (Revised 4/23/07: shortened). Here are two waterproof boat boxes to store emergency gear and regular gear. Boat boxes are good for protecting crushable gear from tsunamis or your stupid feet. I love flexible waterproof bags and have several, but for the delicate expensive stuff, the box works for m...
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Wed, 24 Jan 2007 17:41:49 PST