Instructables: exploring - outside - headlight http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:14:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Add a headlamp to bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Constructing-a-CHEAP-and-effective-bicycle-head-la/
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 16:07:21 PDT
DIY Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Lights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/14CE/H5TU7AD2/FDD14CEH5TU7AD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/14CE/H5TU7AD2/FDD14CEH5TU7AD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/14CE/H5TU7AD2/FDD14CEH5TU7AD2.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam If you ride at night, bike lights are important. For safety and for the beauty of it, these DIY bike lights help you see and be seen. There are options in this guide for all levels of expertise: from the dime-store flashlight fix to Arduino-powered  and soft-circuited designs. All are functional and...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:46:16 PDT
Pimp my Petzl! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-my-Petzl/
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Sun, 27 Nov 2011 09:48:24 PST
Lightweight Headlamp from Cheap, Readily Available Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightweight-Headlamp-from-Cheap-Readily-Available/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 15:03:34 PDT
Petzl Micro LED Mod. http://www.instructables.com/id/Petzl-Micro-LED-Mod/
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Wed, 17 Nov 2010 07:16:45 PST
Headlight Clamp for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Headlight-Clamp-for-your-Bike/
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Mon, 5 Apr 2010 09:13:43 PDT
CFL Headlight and Taillight for (Electric) Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/CFL-Headlight-and-Taillight-for-Electric-Bicycle/
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Fri, 20 Nov 2009 17:14:02 PST
Bright Rechargable Headlight for Your Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Headlight-for-Your-Bike/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 20:58:56 PST
Mounting a headlamp on a bikehelmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-a-headlamp-on-a-bikehelmet/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 08:04:54 PDT
Blackburn Quadrant Bicycle Headlight Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Blackburn-Quadrant-Bicycle-Headlight-Fix/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2009 09:39:50 PDT
Two Dollar Bike Rack / Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Dollar-Bike-Rack-Headlight/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2008 23:58:14 PST
Kilo-Lumen bike headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Kilo-Lumen-bike-headlight/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2008 23:54:08 PST
How use a flashlight for a bicycle headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-use-a-flashlight-for-a-bicycle-headlight/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2008 18:51:34 PDT
Removable headlight for bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-headlight-for-bikes/
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Sun, 18 May 2008 14:25:00 PDT
LED headlight for Velomobile http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-headlight-for-Velomobile/
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Thu, 7 Feb 2008 04:53:47 PST
High Power LED Head or Bar Mount Light http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-LED-Head-or-Bar-Mount-Light/
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Tue, 5 Dec 2006 17:32:08 PST
Switch Guard for Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-Guard-for-Bike-Lights/
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Fri, 4 Aug 2006 16:38:16 PDT
LiveStrong Bicycle Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LiveStrong-Bicycle-Flashlight/
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Tue, 4 Jul 2006 21:25:26 PDT