Instructables: exploring - outside - led - bicycle http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:07:41 PST BLOX v1.01 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
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-LED-Lights/
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid So, I've already lit my bikes and built my bicycle trailer, now it's time to light up the trailer. This is a relatively simple task that doesn't require too much time or effort. In fact, it went pretty quick. With the search tools I've provided below and a bit of patience, you should be able to purc...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:35:06 PDT
Bleach "hollow" inspired rear bicycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-hollow-inspired-rear-bicycle-light/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:11:21 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Open Source DIY Automatic Bike Tail Light 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Source-Light-Sensor-Kit-20/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 20:49:46 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
Emergency; Bicycle rearview mirror mount LED Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Bicycle-rearview-mirror-mount-LED-Flash-/
Emergency; Bicycle rearview mirror mount LED Flash Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1LE1/HS8FTVP3/F8E1LE1HS8FTVP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1LE1/HS8FTVP3/F8E1LE1HS8FTVP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/1LE1/HS8FTVP3/F8E1LE1HS8FTVP3.SMALL.jpg eyepad I Attached a led flashlight to the Rearview Mirror of Bicycle. Free angle Flash Light. Angle can be freely changed driving mirror range. Illuminate a right under directly feet. Tags bike,bicy...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 02:05:21 PST
Night Bike 2.0 with LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Bike-20/
Night Bike 2.0 with LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MXUZ/HQ4QHKU4/F1UMXUZHQ4QHKU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MXUZ/HQ4QHKU4/F1UMXUZHQ4QHKU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MXUZ/HQ4QHKU4/F1UMXUZHQ4QHKU4.SMALL.jpg Adobi Potato chips and projects are very similar. You are never satisfied with just one. And even if you eat so many chips or do so many projects that you feel a bit weak in the knees and unsettled in the stomach, it doesn't take too long to forget about the bad and continue with the good! And the beauty ...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:45:49 PST
LED-Flashlight Improvements: powerful, non-blinding bike light, magnetic, rugged http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-Improvements-powerful-non-blinding-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6G7M/HMWW04OO/FSS6G7MHMWW04OO.SMALL.jpg confu A quality flashlight is always worth it´s money. I bought this for about 20 € sometimes ago (about 27 $, by now they are cheaper) and I don´t regret one single cent I spent on it. This one is a "Photonpump E7" and runs on 3 AAA standard batteries, but the modifications should work on models from o...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:42:57 PDT
Decorative Bicycle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Bicycle-Light/
Decorative Bicycle Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VL0W/HINOBDUR/FL8VL0WHINOBDUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VL0W/HINOBDUR/FL8VL0WHINOBDUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VL0W/HINOBDUR/FL8VL0WHINOBDUR.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Much like a hood ornament, this decorative light will show the world that you are approaching! Using an LED, a CR2032 battery, a drinking bird (Amazon.com) and a printed base, you can add a bird to your bicycle. Print out a base: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:113101 or create one using Sugr...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 17:28:57 PDT
How-to make Soda Can alcohol Stove ! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Soda-Can-alcohol-Stove-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/R61Z/HGU26TG3/FRMR61ZHGU26TG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/R61Z/HGU26TG3/FRMR61ZHGU26TG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/R61Z/HGU26TG3/FRMR61ZHGU26TG3.SMALL.jpg TopDIY I'll show you how to make a great little portable stove from stuff you probably have laying around your house! It's perfect for camping, backpacking, and power outages Learn how to make the "ultimate alcohol stove" from aluminum soda can ! This is a How-to video for making the most classical desig...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 20:48:46 PDT
Light Cycle: Programmable RGB LED Strips on Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Cycle-Programmable-RGB-LED-Strips-on-Bike-F/
Light Cycle: Programmable RGB LED Strips on Bike Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/BWL5/HGH71UAL/FW5BWL5HGH71UAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/BWL5/HGH71UAL/FW5BWL5HGH71UAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/BWL5/HGH71UAL/FW5BWL5HGH71UAL.SMALL.jpg cstewart000 I have already been working on similar projects, this one really is the next step of an earlier project. See: http://www.instructables.com/id/Inbedded-Bike-Rim-Lights/ And before we get started, we should have a demonstration of the finished effect (the video is when the bike wasn't yet covered). ...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 01:34:26 PDT
Top 5 Ways to open a Coke / Beer bottle ! Without a bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-5-Ways-to-open-a-Coke-Beer-bottle-Without/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/N6FP/HFSH5GWV/FDPN6FPHFSH5GWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/N6FP/HFSH5GWV/FDPN6FPHFSH5GWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/N6FP/HFSH5GWV/FDPN6FPHFSH5GWV.SMALL.jpg TopDIY Enjoy !....
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Tue, 7 May 2013 14:09:02 PDT
Bicycle LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-60/
Bicycle LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/213U/HFWSTW6H/FDP213UHFWSTW6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/213U/HFWSTW6H/FDP213UHFWSTW6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/213U/HFWSTW6H/FDP213UHFWSTW6H.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid This Instructable will guide you through the process of lighting your bike with LED lights. I get these lights pretty cheap on eBay and the biggest cost is batteries. I use a 12 volt rechargeable battery, but you can use other configurations. The video posted above is a quick guide to lighting yo...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 16:21:54 PDT
LED Lights on Bicyle Wheels for night visibility http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-on-Bicyle-Wheels-for-night-visibility/
LED Lights on Bicyle Wheels for night visibility - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Q7LJ/H5Y9W7CL/FLUQ7LJH5Y9W7CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Q7LJ/H5Y9W7CL/FLUQ7LJH5Y9W7CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Q7LJ/H5Y9W7CL/FLUQ7LJH5Y9W7CL.SMALL.jpg Aik68 The purpose is to install a LED lightening  system composed by a CR2032 Battery holder with switch unit and two LED Light Holder from Plastic Tie Wrap on a race bicycle wheel. This system will introduce an additional weight of 7 grams (about 6 grams for the battery with the switch and 1 gram for the...
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 15:43:24 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
Bicycle Rim Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Rim-Lights/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 12:56:02 PDT
safe cycling at night http://www.instructables.com/id/safe-cycling-at-night/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/MYL5/H5408DZ7/F7DMYL5H5408DZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/MYL5/H5408DZ7/F7DMYL5H5408DZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/MYL5/H5408DZ7/F7DMYL5H5408DZ7.SMALL.jpg vybard Quick and easy safety torsh for you bicycle if necessary  to ride at late evening time . Any light is good for bright-color plastic bottle. It works for evening city cyclings. You will be noticed :)
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 14:31:20 PDT
Altoids Bike Headlight On The Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Bike-Headlight-On-The-Cheap/
Altoids Bike Headlight On The Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/OV8K/H3QETLQW/FJ3OV8KH3QETLQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/OV8K/H3QETLQW/FJ3OV8KH3QETLQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/OV8K/H3QETLQW/FJ3OV8KH3QETLQW.SMALL.jpg Adambowker98 This instructable is an entry in the Bicycle Contest, so please vote! This instructable is an entry in the Hurricane Laser Contest, so please vote! This instructable is an entry in the Green Tech Contest, so please vote! This is an entry in the Wheels Contest, so please vote! Everyone riding a bik...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:41:18 PDT
MAGLITE 5-D mod to my MTB lightning system. http://www.instructables.com/id/MAGLITE-5-D-mod-to-my-MTB-lightning-system/
MAGLITE 5-D mod to my MTB lightning system. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/9GQ6/H29XS1MD/FC19GQ6H29XS1MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/9GQ6/H29XS1MD/FC19GQ6H29XS1MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/9GQ6/H29XS1MD/FC19GQ6H29XS1MD.SMALL.jpg dudu1980 I had  an old mag lite from 1995 it was 5-D maglite... . I decided i need to wake him up from his sleep. and make a powerfull light for my bike. the thing about this project that it is cheap  around 50-60$  includes the batteries and the charger and i will try to make it simple by giving the SKU fro...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 07:40:07 PDT
Old Headlight Converted to LED Bicycle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Headlight-for-Bicycle-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/EC54/H0JBUSLK/FBIEC54H0JBUSLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/EC54/H0JBUSLK/FBIEC54H0JBUSLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/EC54/H0JBUSLK/FBIEC54H0JBUSLK.SMALL.jpg jenspen Old motorcycle light converted to LED for bicycle. The LED: http://www.satisled.com/1w-high-power-led-white-star-emitter-8090lm_p118.html
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 15:51:16 PDT
Voltage Regulated [5v] Bicycle Dynamo Light & USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-Regulated-5-V-Bicycle-Dynamo-Light-USB/
Voltage Regulated [5v] Bicycle Dynamo Light & USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/TCHO/GSEEJZIP/FKRTCHOGSEEJZIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/TCHO/GSEEJZIP/FKRTCHOGSEEJZIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/TCHO/GSEEJZIP/FKRTCHOGSEEJZIP.SMALL.jpg sgomes3 Even though, there are plenty of "Dynamo Bike Light" instructions on this site, I thought I would share mines.   The great news, there are NO resistors in my circuit.    It has a fixed 5 volt output, so you can ride as fast as you want without worrying about burning out the LEDs.  Also, since this h...
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Fri, 9 Sep 2011 10:50:33 PDT
super cool bicycle LED tail light Fiber Flair glowing glue stick http://www.instructables.com/id/super-cool-bicycle-LED-tail-light-Fiber-Flair-glow/
super cool bicycle LED tail light Fiber Flair glowing glue stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MA5T/GRFMVM97/FYLMA5TGRFMVM97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MA5T/GRFMVM97/FYLMA5TGRFMVM97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MA5T/GRFMVM97/FYLMA5TGRFMVM97.SMALL.jpg jim_2000 The inspiration for this Instructable came from a product a friend purchased for his recumbent bicycle, the Fiber Flare. The Fiber Flare shines two LEDs down a solid tube of plastic and provides a nice glowing indicator. I wanted to see if I could make one from items around the house. I was successf...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 17:58:57 PDT
Solar Charged LED Running Light with Flashing Brake Light For Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Charged-LED-Running-Light-with-Flashing-Brak/
Solar Charged LED Running Light with Flashing Brake Light For Bicycles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/SJ5T/GP3T204F/FMKSJ5TGP3T204F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/SJ5T/GP3T204F/FMKSJ5TGP3T204F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/SJ5T/GP3T204F/FMKSJ5TGP3T204F.SMALL.jpg hackmattr So after researching the laws to make my motorized bicycle legal in California and sending for the license plate, I have decided to work on the brake light while I wait for the plate. After a couple days of looking at other peoples' designs for their brake light, I have come up with my own design t...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:01:31 PDT
Mountain Bicycle Chopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Bike-Chopper/
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Mon, 23 May 2011 15:28:58 PDT
Build a Bamboo Bicycle (And Light it up!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bamboo-Bicycle-And-Light-it-up/
Build a Bamboo Bicycle (And Light it up!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/E9VJ/GN4CZU1Q/FKFE9VJGN4CZU1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/E9VJ/GN4CZU1Q/FKFE9VJGN4CZU1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/E9VJ/GN4CZU1Q/FKFE9VJGN4CZU1Q.SMALL.jpg ben_k If you have ever wanted to build your own bicycle frame, but can't afford a framebuilding class or the materials to braze a frame, building one out of bamboo and carbon fiber is a great and relatively inexpensive way to get started.  In this Instructable, I will explain in detail how to build a grea...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 19:51:22 PDT
Tomato Bike Lamp (SSC P7) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomato-Bike-Lamp-SSC-P7/
Tomato Bike Lamp (SSC P7) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/TX4E/GJHVLHLW/FPZTX4EGJHVLHLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/TX4E/GJHVLHLW/FPZTX4EGJHVLHLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/TX4E/GJHVLHLW/FPZTX4EGJHVLHLW.SMALL.jpg thewhite Actually the tittle should be "Poor man SSC P7 bike lamp" ;-). I've decided some time ago to build my own bike lamp based on SSC P7 LED. Sounds nice but instead using lathe and aluminium etc, I cut some corners and that instructable shows how quickly I've made fully functional bike light. At first o...
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 05:14:02 PST
Helmet Bike Light Front and Rear in 30 Mins. http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-Bike-Light-Front-and-Rear-in-30-Mins/
Helmet Bike Light Front and Rear in 30 Mins. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/J6VP/GIWZM40P/FIIJ6VPGIWZM40P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/J6VP/GIWZM40P/FIIJ6VPGIWZM40P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/J6VP/GIWZM40P/FIIJ6VPGIWZM40P.SMALL.jpg timhodson I wanted some flashing lights on my bike helmet, as anyone who cycles will know that the more lights you are showing the greater the chance of being seen before you are hit.  Hmmm, depressing eh, but there are no garuntees with this instructable :) . What you will have in about 30 minutes (it actua...
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:26:16 PST
Waterproof nighttime LED running lights for your bicycle. http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-nighttime-LED-running-lights-for-your-b/
Waterproof nighttime LED running lights for your bicycle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/Y8ST/GEG4GYLI/FOBY8STGEG4GYLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/Y8ST/GEG4GYLI/FOBY8STGEG4GYLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/Y8ST/GEG4GYLI/FOBY8STGEG4GYLI.SMALL.gif Orum Ever wanted to be seen at night while biking?  Ever wanted to know what's below your feet before you step on--or in--it?  Or just want some side visibility so you don't get run over by cars/trucks/other bicycles at crossings? This is a simple solution to get better lighting on your bicycle, in ord...
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Sat, 25 Sep 2010 00:37:46 PDT
Glowing bicycle tire http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-bicycle-tire/
Glowing bicycle tire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/4OT7/GE7L4L86/FBP4OT7GE7L4L86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/4OT7/GE7L4L86/FBP4OT7GE7L4L86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/4OT7/GE7L4L86/FBP4OT7GE7L4L86.SMALL.jpg jim_2000 Riding a bicycle at night requires extra caution. For safety, it is recommended that a headlight be used to illuminate the path in front of you. Spoke mounted reflectors and reflective sidewalls are often used to make the sides of the bicycle visible to traffic. This instructable gives a modern twis...
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Wed, 22 Sep 2010 18:11:02 PDT
Bicycle Ziptie LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Ziptie-LED/
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 16:44:38 PDT
Helmet mounted LED light? - having it my way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-mounted-LED-light-having-it-my-way/
Helmet mounted LED light? - having it my way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8SS4/G8XPMCKF/FHO8SS4G8XPMCKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8SS4/G8XPMCKF/FHO8SS4G8XPMCKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8SS4/G8XPMCKF/FHO8SS4G8XPMCKF.SMALL.jpg justPlugIn And then came the enlightment For the full article and others try http://bikeaccessoriesreviews.com/ ). Few months ago I heard about DealExtreme. The word went that they make free shipment, never mind the order amount, and that they have a money back guarantee. So I took my chances and sea...
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Sat, 8 May 2010 14:51:33 PDT
LED-Day-Drive-Light for your bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Day-Drive-Light-for-your-bicycle/
LED-Day-Drive-Light for your bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/13IR/G2HDZWYW/FI913IRG2HDZWYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/13IR/G2HDZWYW/FI913IRG2HDZWYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/13IR/G2HDZWYW/FI913IRG2HDZWYW.SMALL.jpg Wiesi If you check the modern cars, driving on our streets, you will realize that they all have a Day-Drive-Light with LEDs. The critics mean, if everyone drives with light during the day, we survey the cyclists, because they only turn on their light, if it gets dark!Ok, nice point. We bikers need bright ...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2009 07:00:38 PST
Sleek LED Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-LED-Helmet/
Sleek LED Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/TLUA/G1XBRQZE/FBJTLUAG1XBRQZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/TLUA/G1XBRQZE/FBJTLUAG1XBRQZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/TLUA/G1XBRQZE/FBJTLUAG1XBRQZE.SMALL.jpg LinemenOwn What could be cooler then  LEDs, Bicycles and Safety?  Just when it is combined together in a cool looking project!The Idea is to take a basic cheap bike helmet and make it interesting and safer.  I did this by adding 4 Superbright LED's and some reflective material.  This Instructable is a very goo...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2009 13:56:15 PST
Saftey LED Lights for night bike riding http://www.instructables.com/id/Saftey-LED-Lights-for-night-bike-riding/
Saftey LED Lights for night bike riding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/ZCR0/FVW21W2B/FWRZCR0FVW21W2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/ZCR0/FVW21W2B/FWRZCR0FVW21W2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/ZCR0/FVW21W2B/FWRZCR0FVW21W2B.SMALL.jpg weinercat This is a way to let people see you at a distance while riding your bike at night. Simple to make, instal and use. Things you will need Altoids box, 12 volt switch, multi tool, 2 9 volt battery conector tops and a sodering iron and of course 12 volt leds for an automobile (water resistant) Qui...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 12:56:15 PDT
RGBike POV - Open project http://www.instructables.com/id/RGBike-POV-Open-project/
RGBike POV - Open project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/8CE1/FVUJHTDY/F4H8CE1FVUJHTDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/8CE1/FVUJHTDY/F4H8CE1FVUJHTDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/8CE1/FVUJHTDY/F4H8CE1FVUJHTDY.SMALL.jpg Hazard RGBike POV also known as RGB POV for beginners to make at home This i'ble is in constant update. If you're planning on doing something don't be afraid to drop a question. I've always wanted a POV for my bicycle, specially a full colour POV capable of displaying text, images and small animations! ...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 12:59:13 PDT
Arduino Bicycle Alarm and Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Bicycle-Alarm-and-Lights/
Arduino Bicycle Alarm and Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/KXV9/FOVX0ZO6/FLZKXV9FOVX0ZO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/KXV9/FOVX0ZO6/FLZKXV9FOVX0ZO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/KXV9/FOVX0ZO6/FLZKXV9FOVX0ZO6.SMALL.jpg drew.adc This alarm is a good way to alert you if somebody messes with your bike. I had a bicycle stolen a while back and decided there had to be a better way to keep my bike secure. When I searched for bicycle alarms, all I could find were alarms that responded to sudden movement or when a lock was cut. ...
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Thu, 28 May 2009 20:47:47 PDT
Contactless dynamo powering bike safety lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Contactless-dynamo-powering-bike-safety-lights/
Contactless dynamo powering bike safety lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/9G4N/FUI0U7IL/F9G9G4NFUI0U7IL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/9G4N/FUI0U7IL/F9G9G4NFUI0U7IL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/9G4N/FUI0U7IL/F9G9G4NFUI0U7IL.SMALL.jpg vbnicolau Hello everyone!! On this instructable you will see how to build a simple contactless dynamo for powering a bike safety light from a relay coil and some hard drive magnets. As you will see, the electric circuit is really simple and contains only 3 bright red leds and a 4700uF capacitor. The capacito...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2009 20:30:07 PDT
Super Easy Super Bright Ten Minute Green Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-Easy-Ten-Minute-Super-Awesome-Bike-Lights/
Super Easy Super Bright Ten Minute Green Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0DYW/FTY4CT12/FE00DYWFTY4CT12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0DYW/FTY4CT12/FE00DYWFTY4CT12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/0DYW/FTY4CT12/FE00DYWFTY4CT12.SMALL.jpg budgetbiker78666 Its another bike headlight... sadly nothing new, but definitely an easy and cheap or free way of make a great and efficient package. Doable in ten minutes minus the paint. These are super efficient where I would get about an hour with my halogens on my battery, I get about 16 with these so this is a...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2009 01:05:38 PDT
Tail light for bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tail-light-for-bike-rack/
Tail light for bike rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/827A/FQR1WZK1/F6I827AFQR1WZK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/827A/FQR1WZK1/F6I827AFQR1WZK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/827A/FQR1WZK1/F6I827AFQR1WZK1.SMALL.jpg a.doovz I built this light for the bicycle rack on the rear of my car. It serves as an additional tail light and brake light.Why: When I load the rack with several bikes, they often obscure the car's tail lights and upper brake light. This project helps make the car more visible, at day and at night.Prer...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2009 17:42:33 PST
Ghetto Spoke POV Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghetto-Spoke-POV-Lights/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2008 02:01:29 PST
Commuting and Trail Riding Bicycle Helmet Lighting Solution... http://www.instructables.com/id/Commuting-and-Trail-Riding-Bicycle-Helmet-Lighting/
Commuting and Trail Riding Bicycle Helmet Lighting Solution... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/M88I/FOD6UZGL/FF2M88IFOD6UZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/M88I/FOD6UZGL/FF2M88IFOD6UZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/M88I/FOD6UZGL/FF2M88IFOD6UZGL.SMALL.jpg callmesuperman I am an Alaskan, all weather, year round bicycle commuter. I ride approximately 29 miles per day, round trip. My commute consists of approximately 6 miles of semi lighted Bicycle/Sidewalk on a thoroughfare, 6 miles of sparsely lit Bike lane roadway riding, 10 miles of intermittently lighted paved ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 14:02:10 PST
Helmet Mounted , High intensity lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-Mounted-High-intensity-lamp/
Helmet Mounted , High intensity lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/6AEM/FNNK6J0F/FG16AEMFNNK6J0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/6AEM/FNNK6J0F/FG16AEMFNNK6J0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/6AEM/FNNK6J0F/FG16AEMFNNK6J0F.SMALL.jpg splats I have been watching the evolution of the super bright LED's, I wanted to make a light weight, bright enough for commuting . I also wanted to make it use the light possible batteries with out sacraficing burn time. and the ability to get batteries from 7-11 if need be. Parts The parts list Cree...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2008 21:06:03 PST
Adrian monk Disneytopian Blinking Hand of Righteousness (Turn Signal Glove) http://www.instructables.com/id/Adrian-Monk-Disneytopian-Blinking-Hand-of-Righteou/
Adrian monk Disneytopian Blinking Hand of Righteousness (Turn Signal Glove) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/8JN7/FNI43QT6/FM58JN7FNI43QT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/8JN7/FNI43QT6/FM58JN7FNI43QT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/8JN7/FNI43QT6/FM58JN7FNI43QT6.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Really a left-handed glove but something to show direction or give that needed backhand for those who get out of line. This is really a lighted LED glove to highlight visibility of your hand when you give proper hand turn signals when riding in the dark or near-dark.This was inspired by the turn s...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2008 18:39:23 PST
Dynamo powered LED bike lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamo-powered-LED-bike-lights/
Dynamo powered LED bike lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/TWD6/FNI43YXV/FLGTWD6FNI43YXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/TWD6/FNI43YXV/FLGTWD6FNI43YXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/TWD6/FNI43YXV/FLGTWD6FNI43YXV.SMALL.jpg kptBurek Unfortunately dynamos seem to be forgotten by many modern cyclists. I'm not going deeper into reasons of this situation - instead I'm going to show You bicycle LED light that works better than many of commercially available battery (an dynamo) powered ligts.The advantages of dynamo powered bicycle L...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2008 16:46:37 PST
Nokia Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Bike-Light/
Nokia Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/U9BI/FN82XEZ5/F41U9BIFN82XEZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/U9BI/FN82XEZ5/F41U9BIFN82XEZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/U9BI/FN82XEZ5/F41U9BIFN82XEZ5.SMALL.jpg rosscer What to do when you have a load of old nokia phones (many people do) and a busted LED torch? Make a Frankenstein's Monster of a bicycle light of course!I kind of get a bit forgetfull about getting new batteries or taking out and charging the ones for my bicycle lights. Police hassle me for not havin...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2008 19:30:36 PST
High power LED bike head light with integrated heat sink http://www.instructables.com/id/High-power-LED-bike-head-light-with-integrated-hea/
High power LED bike head light with integrated heat sink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MEXY/FN82TDSE/FHTMEXYFN82TDSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MEXY/FN82TDSE/FHTMEXYFN82TDSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MEXY/FN82TDSE/FHTMEXYFN82TDSE.SMALL.jpg jmengel For those of us traveling by non-motorized conveyance (bicycle e.g.), visibility is important in both forenoon and post-twilight conditions. The best way to ensure such visibility is through the use of excessively bright lights, of which the latest light emitting diodes (LEDs) are the acme. The foll...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2008 09:40:33 PST
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-mounted-bike-light-on-the-quick-and-cheap/
Helmet mounted bicycle light on the quick and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/E4XE/FN84QZLA/FOME4XEFN84QZLA.SMALL.jpg goodgnus This is a quick and easy one. A front bike light for your helmet, it goes where you go and shines where you look! No more multiple handlebar mounts on different bikes, broken handlebar mounts, cumbersome external batteries, etc. After breaking several cheap plastic mounts I'd had enough of bike mo...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 10:10:55 PST
Message system in a bicycle wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-message-system-on-a-Strida-folding-bicycle-whe-1/
Message system in a bicycle wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/AY0A/FIWH3QXQ/F9PAY0AFIWH3QXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/AY0A/FIWH3QXQ/F9PAY0AFIWH3QXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/AY0A/FIWH3QXQ/F9PAY0AFIWH3QXQ.SMALL.jpg hobbyman After I've bought my strida folding bicycle, one of the first things I've done was to check out instructables.com for any strida related projects. And quite astonished to see that there wasn't any. So I've planned to make an instructable that can be used on my (and also others') strida. I think th...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 13:30:58 PST