Instructables: exploring - outside - rack http://www.instructables.com Mon, 3 Aug 2015 06:18:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lunchbox Pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunchbox-Pannier/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:15:50 PDT
Emergency Kayak Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Kayak-Rack/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:48:07 PDT
Canoe rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-rack/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:01:41 PDT
Vintage Hardshell Suitcase Pannier - The Cadillac of Luxury Bike Bags! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hardshell-Suitcase-Pannier-The-Cadillac-of/
Vintage Hardshell Suitcase Pannier - The Cadillac of Luxury Bike Bags! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SMALL.jpg MatthewM28 Sure, you need a pannier. But can you pack an entire beach picnic into those other puny panniers? Well can you?? Go. You go try. I'll wait here. Not even close, right? You need a BIGGER pannier. You need the CADILLAC of panniers!I started this project with one goal in mind: I want a single, easy-to...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:02:35 PDT
Cargo Rack Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Cargo-Rack-Platform/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 12:28:12 PDT
Rooftop Bike Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooftop-Bike-Carrier/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:52:44 PDT
Bike rack for multiple bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-for-multiple-bikes/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 18:45:38 PDT
Homemade Wooden Bicycle Stand with Dual Mounting http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wooden-Bicycle-Stand-with-Dual-Mounting/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:40:29 PDT
DIY Cheap Pannier - Foldable http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheep-Pannier-Foldable/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:13:01 PDT
Bicycle Seat Post Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Seat-Post-Skateboard-Rack/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:54:13 PST
Bicycle Cross Expansion Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Cross-Expansion-Bar/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 14:20:39 PST
Trilobite Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Trilobite-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:18:37 PST
Bike bagage swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-bagage-swing/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 12:44:15 PST
Modding a toolbox for easy bicycle transport http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-a-toolbox-for-easy-bicycle-transport/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:18:38 PDT
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-wall-mount-rack-3D-printing/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:54:18 PDT
In Car Cycle Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Car-Cycle-Carrier/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:08 PDT
Multi Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Bike-Parking/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:45:30 PDT
Bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-2/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 04:33:45 PDT
Ladder Bracket Or Trilobite Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Bracket-Or-Trilobite-Paracord-Bracelet/
Ladder Bracket Or Trilobite Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/D7WB/HV9HSR86/FFWD7WBHV9HSR86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/D7WB/HV9HSR86/FFWD7WBHV9HSR86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/D7WB/HV9HSR86/FFWD7WBHV9HSR86.SMALL.jpg justmakeme! This Instructable is my variation of the Ladder Rack or Trilobite bracelet. Thanks to Mark_Well of paracordguild.com and Stormdrane for getting me started. This how-to made an 8-3/4" bracelet for an 8" to 8-1/4" wrist. I would suggest measuring your wrist and adding 1/2" to 3/4" for the beginning lo...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 17:42:25 PDT
Bike pannier (front & rear) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-pannier-front-rear/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:19:20 PDT
Bike Hanging Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Hanging-Rack/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:24:17 PDT
Turn a crutch into a bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-crutch-into-a-bike-rack/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:21:33 PST
Bicycle rack made out of old car tyres http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-rack-made-out-of-old-car-tyres/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/RZ6B/HRPT1PAQ/F0ARZ6BHRPT1PAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/RZ6B/HRPT1PAQ/F0ARZ6BHRPT1PAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/RZ6B/HRPT1PAQ/F0ARZ6BHRPT1PAQ.SMALL.jpg chyhayabusa Here is a simple way to use old car tyres to make useful  and weather resistant rack for your bicycle. I want to save top layer of earth with grass so I carefully cut it. Then I dig a  hole shaped like "U" letter sized by tyre. Put tyre inside, fill it with earth, and  put on top earth layer with gr...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:19:07 PST
Stop sign bicycle mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-sign-bicycle-mount/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 12:53:25 PST
Bicycle Rear Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Rear-Rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WLOR/GU84TWP4/FDQWLORGU84TWP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WLOR/GU84TWP4/FDQWLORGU84TWP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/WLOR/GU84TWP4/FDQWLORGU84TWP4.SMALL.jpg Beagles After looking for a heavy duty rear carrier for my bike, and not finding one, I looked in my "junk box" for some appropriate tubing with the right bends. Was able to come up with some chair tubing, and welded it all together, as shown in the first picture.   Picture #2 shows some of the other tubing...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 13:42:43 PST
PVC Kayak Roof Rack/Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Kayak-Roof-RackCarrier/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 19:11:34 PST
Roof Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-Rack-2009/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:27:01 PST
Truckbed PVC Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truckbed-Bike-Rack/
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 01:04:28 PDT
Make bicycle panniers out of swiss army surplus bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-bicycle-panniers-out-of-swiss-army-surplus-ba/
Make bicycle panniers out of swiss army surplus bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/GG0X/HN829XNH/FQ5GG0XHN829XNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/GG0X/HN829XNH/FQ5GG0XHN829XNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/GG0X/HN829XNH/FQ5GG0XHN829XNH.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer When you use your bicycle to commute you need someplace to carry stuff.  Bike bags (known as panniers) are expensive!  Lets make a set of our own panniers! You have lots of choices of materials when making bags.  Plastic kitty litter boxes are popular but just do not look good to me.  Some people ...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:02:47 PDT
The removable PVC tubing bike surfrack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-removable-PVC-tubing-bike-surfrack/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:22:38 PDT
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Low-Cost-Canoe-Rack-for-Your-Truck/
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's prime canoeing weather and our Maker Space  "The Rabbit Hole" planned a canoe trip, awesome! Problem is, I had one canoe of our own, and a truck, but no canoe rack (and didn't want to drive all the way to the river with a 15 foot canoe hanging out the back). Commercially made racks for a pickup...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 19:02:47 PDT
< 5$ outdoor surfboard rack ( Wall hooked) from up-cycled PVC pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/-5-outdoor-surfboard-rack-Wall-hooked-from-up-cycl/
< 5$ outdoor surfboard rack ( Wall hooked) from up-cycled PVC pipes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/OIWT/HKM943UC/F7COIWTHKM943UC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/OIWT/HKM943UC/F7COIWTHKM943UC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/OIWT/HKM943UC/F7COIWTHKM943UC.SMALL.jpg jangoachayan This is a very simple easy to make and cheap surfboard rack made of PVC tubing which can be knocked up in no time. The basic design can be modified to suit any number of boards and mounting positions. I've used 1 inch (32 mm) PVC pipes because i had a lot of discarded pieces but  u can use other si...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 09:30:37 PDT
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Top-2-Kayak-Rack-roof-rack-cars-only-About/
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SMALL.jpg bphoenix If you have kayaks and a car with roof racks, here's a simple and economical solution to get your yaks to the water and back without having to spend big bucks on a rack from Thule' ... I have just finished an RV trip of 4,000 miles where I towed my Jeep with my two kayaks strapped to this rack and ...
By: bphoenix

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:45:02 PDT
Bike storage "rack" (ridiculously simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-storage-rack-ridiculously-simple/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/HYDX/HIPISS1H/FMNHYDXHIPISS1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/HYDX/HIPISS1H/FMNHYDXHIPISS1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/HYDX/HIPISS1H/FMNHYDXHIPISS1H.SMALL.jpg klokid I spent a good while combing the internet for a way to neatly store my bike vertically in my small flat without drilling or damaging anything. Finding nothing I came up with a ridiculously simple solution. This barely counts as a project as it requires no assembly. Nonetheless it is as effective as ...
By: klokid

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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 07:28:21 PDT
Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Bike-Rack-1/
Truck Bed Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/5DPB/HINNWWZJ/FNJ5DPBHINNWWZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/5DPB/HINNWWZJ/FNJ5DPBHINNWWZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/5DPB/HINNWWZJ/FNJ5DPBHINNWWZJ.SMALL.jpg Atomic Tigger Got a truck? Got a bike? Need a way to transport your bike on your truck? I got this idea from a local bike shop. It's pretty simple and pretty cheap too. I could easily see this modified to mount bikes inside a mini-van by using a piece a plywood instead of the 2x6 for a sturdy platorm to keep the...
By: Atomic Tigger

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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 17:36:28 PDT
Lock bracket that doesn't interfere with bottle cages or panniers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-bracket-that-doesnt-interfere-with-bottle-ca/
Lock bracket that doesn't interfere with bottle cages or panniers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/I0CE/HINO5T05/FCRI0CEHINO5T05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/I0CE/HINO5T05/FCRI0CEHINO5T05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/I0CE/HINO5T05/FCRI0CEHINO5T05.SMALL.jpg Zenigatta The bracket which came with my lock was (as with most I've ever seen) rubbish, insecure & would have prevented me mounting any water bottle cages. However I don't like always having to have a bag with me when I cycle or putting a wet lock (if my bikes been locked up out in the rain) in my bag so I c...
By: Zenigatta

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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 11:00:00 PDT
Bicycle Pizza Carrier built from scrap materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Pizza-Carrier-built-from-scrap-materials/
Bicycle Pizza Carrier built from scrap materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/4K6K/HGH70HMU/FGW4K6KHGH70HMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/4K6K/HGH70HMU/FGW4K6KHGH70HMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/4K6K/HGH70HMU/FGW4K6KHGH70HMU.SMALL.jpg ajax_electronics I love bicycles and I love pizza.  So, what could be better than using my bike to pick up a pizza!*  That is the inspiration behind this instructable - a Bicycle mounted pizza carrier.  Unfortunately it will be difficult to exactly duplicate my build (more on that later), but hopefully this instru...
By: ajax_electronics

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Mon, 13 May 2013 20:33:57 PDT
Interior bike rack for Rav4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Interior-bike-rack-for-Rav4/
Interior bike rack for Rav4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/VKAW/HGH71U4F/F6NVKAWHGH71U4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/VKAW/HGH71U4F/F6NVKAWHGH71U4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/VKAW/HGH71U4F/F6NVKAWHGH71U4F.SMALL.jpg acevh3 I made this for my 2010 Rav4, but I assume it will work for all 2006-2012 Rav4s since they have the same body style. I wanted to be able to stand up the bike inside (with the front wheel removed) so that I didn't have to worry about the possible damage or security problems of an exterior rack, but ...
By: acevh3

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Mon, 13 May 2013 12:10:20 PDT
TubeFob: Handy Bicycle Inner Tube Luggage Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/TubeFob-Handy-Bicycle-Inner-Tube-Luggage-Tie/
TubeFob: Handy Bicycle Inner Tube Luggage Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3G2X/HGH6Q7FT/FRU3G2XHGH6Q7FT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3G2X/HGH6Q7FT/FRU3G2XHGH6Q7FT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/3G2X/HGH6Q7FT/FRU3G2XHGH6Q7FT.SMALL.jpg JohanJShaw TubeFob: Handy Bicycle Inner Tube Luggage Tie This is how I carry a strip of inner tube that can be used to tie down groceries etc. to the luggage rack of my bike. As fellow makers will appreciate, this stuff has many other uses. Why not add inner tube to your Every Day Carry alongside paracord and...
By: JohanJShaw

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Sun, 12 May 2013 06:39:43 PDT
Bicycle Trailer Hitch (to Luggage Rack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Hitch-to-Luggage-Rack/
Bicycle Trailer Hitch (to Luggage Rack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/INBN/HGH6Q28V/FOMINBNHGH6Q28V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/INBN/HGH6Q28V/FOMINBNHGH6Q28V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/INBN/HGH6Q28V/FOMINBNHGH6Q28V.SMALL.jpg JohanJShaw Here is how I made a strong and permanent hitch for my bike trailer. The trailer is a Bellelli Eco Trailer Maxi which I modified (with a little woodworking) to a luggage rack level hitch. Why? The original seat post hitch did not adjust high enough to ride level - and I hate seat post hitches, as t...
By: JohanJShaw

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Sat, 11 May 2013 11:09:40 PDT
Toolbox Compatible Bike Valet With Fork Mounts For Pickup Trucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Compatible-Bike-Valet-With-Fork-Mounts-For/
Toolbox Compatible Bike Valet With Fork Mounts For Pickup Trucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/3EX9/HFSH77YB/FFD3EX9HFSH77YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/3EX9/HFSH77YB/FFD3EX9HFSH77YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/3EX9/HFSH77YB/FFD3EX9HFSH77YB.SMALL.jpg Nick_momo396 Do you ever wonder how you could fit your bike into your truck without a hassle? Do you have a toolbox and/or a shortbed pickup truck and have no way to transport your bike other than those pesky bungee cords? Look no further, because with my new design, I will revolutionize the way you transport yo...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 09:49:50 PDT
Recycled Handlebar Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Handlebar-Bike-Rack/
Recycled Handlebar Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/KESH/HGH6K542/F23KESHHGH6K542.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/KESH/HGH6K542/F23KESHHGH6K542.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/KESH/HGH6K542/F23KESHHGH6K542.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson My dear beloved bike Gunther met an untimely demise when he and I "won the door prize" (got doored) and he was sent careening off into the Great Bicycle Beyond. This project is dedicated in his memory (and created with some of his remains ;) THIS INSTRUCTABLE WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO MAKE A WALL-MOUN...
By: veryrealperson

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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:03:27 PDT
Easy Bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bike-rack/
Easy Bike rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/HCHO/HF23X6DG/F8HHCHOHF23X6DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/HCHO/HF23X6DG/F8HHCHOHF23X6DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/HCHO/HF23X6DG/F8HHCHOHF23X6DG.SMALL.jpg egray6 As a broke college student, I try to use my bike as much as possible for transport and such, however groceries can be a challenge when you have to use mad Tetris skills to fit everything into a backpack or suffer with bags hanging off of your handlebars.  I knew I wanted a bike rack that I could att...
By: egray6

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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 12:31:08 PDT
Kayak/Canoe Rack + Wood Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/KayakCanoe-Rack-Wood-Storage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/NGH2/HEBMZEAN/FHYNGH2HEBMZEAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/NGH2/HEBMZEAN/FHYNGH2HEBMZEAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/NGH2/HEBMZEAN/FHYNGH2HEBMZEAN.SMALL.jpg mjp5147 CALL BEFORE YOU DIG. This rack was designed to hold 1 canoe on the bottom of the rack, 2 kayaks above it and to store fire wood underneath the canoe (the yellow kayak was being stored for a friend and is only sitting on cinder blocks). First things first, measure all of your boats. When determining...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:20:53 PDT
DIY Bike Wall Mount from your Iron Gym http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Wall-Mount-from-your-Iron-Gym/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/54ZH/HEBNA373/FS354ZHHEBNA373.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/54ZH/HEBNA373/FS354ZHHEBNA373.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/54ZH/HEBNA373/FS354ZHHEBNA373.SMALL.jpg Tim.Taylor I found a great use for my Iron Gym that I wasn't using anymore since I could not put it up on any door post  in my new house. It's perfect as a wall mount for my fixie :) 1. Turn the black plastic bar around to the other side of the metal bars (this normally sits on the opposite site of the door) ...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 10:10:53 PDT
How to Make a Tow for Your PVC Pipe Boat Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tow-for-Your-PVC-Pipe-Boat-Cradle/
How to Make a Tow for Your PVC Pipe Boat Cradle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/BVO1/HE07P5YT/FMQBVO1HE07P5YT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/BVO1/HE07P5YT/FMQBVO1HE07P5YT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/BVO1/HE07P5YT/FMQBVO1HE07P5YT.SMALL.jpg jreeve17 This instructable will show you how to make a tow for the PVC boat cradle that I made in a previous instructable (http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-PVC-Pipe-Boat-Rack/). Materials: Hot Glue Remote Control Car Boat Cradle 3 LEGO wheels 1 foot of wire Paper Clip Tools: Drill Small drill ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 14:00:20 PST
How To Make A PVC Pipe Boat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-PVC-Pipe-Boat-Rack/
How To Make A PVC Pipe Boat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/21DM/HE080LTD/FMH21DMHE080LTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/21DM/HE080LTD/FMH21DMHE080LTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/21DM/HE080LTD/FMH21DMHE080LTD.SMALL.jpg jreeve17 Materials: 1/2 inch PVC pipe* Assorted 1/2 inch PVC parts 1/4 inch thick foam Hot glue *we will find how much PVC pipe you need in the next step. Tools: PVC pipe cutter or hacksaw Tape measure Brain This instructable  is all about making a PVC boat rack out of PVC pipe. Part of the boat tow is a h...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 19:31:03 PST
Ski Rack without Removing Bicycle Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Rack-without-Removing-Bicycle-Rack/
Ski Rack without Removing Bicycle Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UINK/HD4VFV1Y/FLQUINKHD4VFV1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UINK/HD4VFV1Y/FLQUINKHD4VFV1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UINK/HD4VFV1Y/FLQUINKHD4VFV1Y.SMALL.jpg brianadkison I have a roof rack with a fork mount setup for two bicycles. After several trips to the local ski area, with my skis inside the car, I wanted to come up with a good way to secure my skis to the roof rack that was faster and easier than separate bungee cords. I had an old fiberglass/carbon fiber hock...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 18:36:30 PST
Super easy redneck knife/gun rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-knifegun-rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/3YGH/HAQ3A9DK/FJG3YGHHAQ3A9DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/3YGH/HAQ3A9DK/FJG3YGHHAQ3A9DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/3YGH/HAQ3A9DK/FJG3YGHHAQ3A9DK.SMALL.jpg camping crazy   This is a simple gun and knife rack that I made to hold my gun and knives. All I did to make this was screw a board to the wall so that it hit the studs , then I put hooks in to hold the gun and finishing nails in to hold the knives. The hooks go on the handhold on the stock and the middle of the ...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 11:53:47 PST
Wall-mounted horizontal wood rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-horizontal-wood-rack/
Wall-mounted horizontal wood rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/YA6K/HAOPV2QR/FLQYA6KHAOPV2QR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/YA6K/HAOPV2QR/FLQYA6KHAOPV2QR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/YA6K/HAOPV2QR/FLQYA6KHAOPV2QR.SMALL.jpg APblackcat This is my first Instructable so bear with me. I have been searching an easy and cheap way to mount my bike to the wall, and even though I saw some cool ideas here, none of them fit well the area I wanted my bike to be, so as we all do, I made my own. Tools: Handsaw, jigsaw or circular saw Electri...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 12:31:01 PST