Instructables: exploring - outside - safety http://www.instructables.com Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:48:11 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
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Set-of-Life-Saving-Ice-Claws/
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/SPZ8/I2TG6AW1/F5DSPZ8I2TG6AW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/SPZ8/I2TG6AW1/F5DSPZ8I2TG6AW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/SPZ8/I2TG6AW1/F5DSPZ8I2TG6AW1.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's winter and that means cold and ice but that doesn't mean being trapped inside....many people get outdoors with activities such as pond hockey, ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, photography and more. All of these activities may have you crossing questionably safe froz...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:17:37 PST
How To Start A Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Start-A-Fire-1/
How To Start A Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GWMO/I2Q1IZLY/FPGGWMOI2Q1IZLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GWMO/I2Q1IZLY/FPGGWMOI2Q1IZLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GWMO/I2Q1IZLY/FPGGWMOI2Q1IZLY.SMALL.jpg lidianesci01 What You Will Need · Small Sticks · Dry Grass/Leaves · Lighter/Matches (Optional) · Knife (Optional) · Logs · Water · Large Rocks/Fire pit (Optional) · Axe (Optional) · Shovel (Optional) · Protective Gloves/ Glasses Precautions WARNING: Building a fire ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:30:47 PST
IoT Hackathon - Bike Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Hackaton-Bike-Safety/
IoT Hackathon - Bike Safety - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/MWD8/I1NUO6PA/FV1MWD8I1NUO6PA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/MWD8/I1NUO6PA/FV1MWD8I1NUO6PA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/MWD8/I1NUO6PA/FV1MWD8I1NUO6PA.SMALL.jpg saiimons A device attached to wrist indicates turns through blinking turn indicators. An accelerometer detects deceleration and lights a brake light. The accelerometer detects falls and sends a notification to rally managers through the cloud indicating the location and severity of the fall. Indicator lights...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:46:50 PDT
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
How to go spearfishing and be safe and responsible http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-go-spearfishing-and-be-safe-and-responsible/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:43:03 PDT
Bleach "hollow" inspired rear bicycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-hollow-inspired-rear-bicycle-light/
Bleach "hollow" inspired rear bicycle light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TE9S/HZ5DVDMQ/FK1TE9SHZ5DVDMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TE9S/HZ5DVDMQ/FK1TE9SHZ5DVDMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/TE9S/HZ5DVDMQ/FK1TE9SHZ5DVDMQ.SMALL.jpg coyote-eyes My goal with this project was to make a flashing safety light for my bicycle. The main reasons for making and not buying one were mostly the reviews on websites selling them. The lights either worked really good, or really bad. The other reason was that the ones that seemed to give the best performa...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:11:21 PDT
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/CyGlow-Bike-Lights-Workshop/
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SMALL.jpg alexglow There are too many intelligent, talented people riding around without any lights, like total idiots (a.k.a. "darkwads"). To help change this, I've been running a workshop called GlowHacker, which puts TRON-worthy light strips on your awesome bike.They're durable! These bad boys stand up to a lot of ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:33:37 PDT
Bike mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-mirrors/
Bike mirrors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Q3W3/HVXE20R9/FKSQ3W3HVXE20R9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Q3W3/HVXE20R9/FKSQ3W3HVXE20R9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/Q3W3/HVXE20R9/FKSQ3W3HVXE20R9.SMALL.jpg gonzouser Since i've had some trouble with other bikers while I ride my bike on the "Ciclovia" and on the "Ciclorutas" Cycle Ways in my city (Bogota, Colombia), because I wasn't able to see them behind or by my side, I had the need to get a couple of mirrors for my bike. I looked them up all over the city and...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:27:11 PDT
How to improve your safety riding a bike at night. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-improve-your-safety-riding-a-bike-at-night/
How to improve your safety riding a bike at night. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/764W/HUVPVOZW/FZN764WHUVPVOZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/764W/HUVPVOZW/FZN764WHUVPVOZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/764W/HUVPVOZW/FZN764WHUVPVOZW.SMALL.jpg Ceddy17 Let's face it: riding a bike at night is dangerous. Being seen is as important as seeing where you are driving. This instructable shows a very quick, easy and cheap way to improve your passive safety. Needs and deeds.... This instructable is written for road bikes with the ends of the handlebar f...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 11:38:19 PDT
PVC Snow Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Snow-Saw/
PVC Snow Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/RIQK/HPT953Q3/FMBRIQKHPT953Q3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/RIQK/HPT953Q3/FMBRIQKHPT953Q3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/RIQK/HPT953Q3/FMBRIQKHPT953Q3.SMALL.jpg skovgaar When backcountry skiing, it's important to assess the snow for avalanche danger.  A key method for assessing snowpack stability is digging a snow pit and performing various tests on isolated columns of snow.  Cutting out these isolated columns of snow is made much easier with a snow saw.  Most comme...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:56:32 PST
Safety light on bike helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-light-on-bike-helmet/
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:21:14 PDT
How to safely open and close Victorinox Swiss Army Knife or any folding knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-safely-open-and-close-Victorinox-Swiss-Army/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OAZO/HLA23E70/F5YOAZOHLA23E70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OAZO/HLA23E70/F5YOAZOHLA23E70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OAZO/HLA23E70/F5YOAZOHLA23E70.SMALL.jpg comis Hi, everyone. Swiss army knife, as being one of the most popularly used multitool/knife, is being used around the globe probably every single minute.  This video talks about some of the safety tips for using any SAK products or even any folding knife, and it is also suitable for any younger users...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 06:24:07 PDT
Reflective Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflective-Belt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/Y6QM/HFWSV0X9/FQOY6QMHFWSV0X9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/Y6QM/HFWSV0X9/FQOY6QMHFWSV0X9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/Y6QM/HFWSV0X9/FQOY6QMHFWSV0X9.SMALL.jpg vicesat A homemade reflective belt, easy to made and can save your life. Perfect for running, bicycle, adults and kids.
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Tue, 7 May 2013 10:13:04 PDT
Brake LED for bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-LED-for-bicycle/
Brake LED for bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/901Y/HFSHT9XL/FI7901YHFSHT9XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/901Y/HFSHT9XL/FI7901YHFSHT9XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/901Y/HFSHT9XL/FI7901YHFSHT9XL.SMALL.jpg subashduraisamy It is great to have a brake LED instead of using a reflecting one for your bicycle.The reflecting one works only at night and it cannot glow when you are using your brake, so its good to fix led in it.This instructable shows how  to fix led in the rear reflector.It is easy and it takes only ten step...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 04:42:00 PDT
How to safely pick up a catfish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-safely-pick-up-a-catfish/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/PA21/HAWSIBMY/F2GPA21HAWSIBMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/PA21/HAWSIBMY/F2GPA21HAWSIBMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/PA21/HAWSIBMY/F2GPA21HAWSIBMY.SMALL.jpg EldonMartin Trying to pick up a catfish can be a painful experience if you don't know what you're doing.  In this video, Eldon explains his method of handling catfish.  This information applies to Flathead, Bullhead, and Channel catfish. There may be other species that require different methods.  Use this infor...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 18:19:56 PST
VZ PANEL - Modular Retroreflective Safety Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/VZ-PANEL-Modular-Retroreflective-Safety-Panel/
VZ PANEL - Modular Retroreflective Safety Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/IZG5/H8FYOL92/FIWIZG5H8FYOL92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/IZG5/H8FYOL92/FIWIZG5H8FYOL92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/IZG5/H8FYOL92/FIWIZG5H8FYOL92.SMALL.jpg Nosanon The VZ Panel is a cool safety device I made and have been developing on and off over the last year or two. The project started with a discarded sheet of 3M roll up sign material. There was a lot of road construction around my building and I was lucky enough to find two of these discarded damaged sig...
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 01:01:07 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
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
how to make a smash match http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-smash-match/
how to make a smash match - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/KX0H/H350EH2B/F4MKX0HH350EH2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/KX0H/H350EH2B/F4MKX0HH350EH2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/KX0H/H350EH2B/F4MKX0HH350EH2B.SMALL.jpg rallekralle im not responseble for anything you do with this info. original idea from Benny8025 on youtube you will need use the lighter to seal the end of the straw THE CUT! cut off four macheads insert insert the four macheads into the straw THE CUT! (2) cut of the straw a bit from the mach...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 04:57:13 PDT
Fishing with a safety pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-with-a-safety-pin/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:14:24 PDT
Solar Powered Illuminated Saftey Cone http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Illuminated-Saftey-Cone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/6QH5/H2WET5P7/F1V6QH5H2WET5P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/6QH5/H2WET5P7/F1V6QH5H2WET5P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/6QH5/H2WET5P7/F1V6QH5H2WET5P7.SMALL.jpg ddavis662 I had an extra LED landscape light that a neighbor had given me. Bought this 2 pack of small thin plastic orange cones for a $1. All I did, was to drill a hole in the top of the cone and then place the solar LED on top. I drilled the hole just the right size so as the solar LED fits snugly on top of...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 04:33:04 PDT
NYLON Windmill Flange to reduce Bird Mortality http://www.instructables.com/id/NYLON-Windmill-Flange-to-reduce-Bird-Mortality/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/T4Q3/H2TIYJS3/FJUT4Q3H2TIYJS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/T4Q3/H2TIYJS3/FJUT4Q3H2TIYJS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/T4Q3/H2TIYJS3/FJUT4Q3H2TIYJS3.SMALL.jpg taulman This is the mounting flange for a standard 2.5 meter 8 blade electrical generation windmill.  This is similar to several commercial windmill flanges. The flange is printed in NYLON so as to provide a shore 45 single piece flexible connection to the main drive shaft from eight fiberglass blades. The...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 22:05:50 PDT
Updated and revised hiking how-to: What I bring along with me. http://www.instructables.com/id/Updated-and-revised-hiking-how-to-What-I-bring-al/
Updated and revised hiking how-to: What I bring along with me. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo After many good suggestions and myself getting a few new items since my last instructable, I have updated on what I like to bring along with me on a light hike. Subtract or add whatever you like, also, suggestions are welcome as always! Happy Hiking all! Supplies I have several supplies I tak...
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:22:59 PDT
Night Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Bike/
Night Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/0HPG/GWF5UJVI/FKT0HPGGWF5UJVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/0HPG/GWF5UJVI/FKT0HPGGWF5UJVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/0HPG/GWF5UJVI/FKT0HPGGWF5UJVI.SMALL.jpg Adobi Gas is too expensive and not ecofriendly, so I like to bike wherever I can... unfortunately that means a lot of biking back from work at night.  This always makes me a little nervous, how much can you trust drivers going 45 miles per hour right past you?  I mean, a little dinky bike light can only d...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 19:47:14 PST
DIY Gas Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gas-Mask/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:49:25 PST
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
Zigzag Spooling Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Zigzag-Spooling-Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane Some cord and string comes from manufacturers on spools without end caps, wrapped around the spool in a zigzag type pattern that keeps it from spilling off the sides.  This video demonstrates how to wrap paracord onto a spool in that manner.  I used the same method with my Carabiner Paracord Spool ...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 09:17:22 PDT
Emergency Duct Tape Field Stretcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Duct-Tape-Field-Stretcher/
Emergency Duct Tape Field Stretcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/DW10/GOQY1Z48/FGYDW10GOQY1Z48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/DW10/GOQY1Z48/FGYDW10GOQY1Z48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/DW10/GOQY1Z48/FGYDW10GOQY1Z48.SMALL.jpg cloudifornia Once I got started, this ible tapped my ancient military training/skills and it took on a life of its' own. (It also led to other duct tape ideas resulting in brain overload, duct tape dreams and a measurable lack of sleep. Thanks Instructables!) There is always room for design improvement with any...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 19:40:39 PDT
Safety camping/hunting band http://www.instructables.com/id/Safty-campinghunting-band/
Safety camping/hunting band - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/N5VA/GOE33Y32/FHBN5VAGOE33Y32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/N5VA/GOE33Y32/FHBN5VAGOE33Y32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/N5VA/GOE33Y32/FHBN5VAGOE33Y32.SMALL.jpg Pizzaman01 Supplies Supplies: Bright colored duct tape[used pink cause I didn't have orange] Sciscors Measuring tape Measure your wrist with the tape measurer and double the length and cut it. Hint: Add 2 inches Cut it in half and put them together. To put it on lay it down and put your arm o...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2011 18:03:50 PDT
Regenerative Braking for Bicycle Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/Regenerative-Braking-for-Bicycle-Safety/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 12:26:31 PDT
Cross Knot Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Knot-Paracord-Lanyard/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 05:01:14 PDT
Neon Bike Project II http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Bike-Project-II/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/M9LE/GKXTXHD1/FU2M9LEGKXTXHD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/M9LE/GKXTXHD1/FU2M9LEGKXTXHD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/M9LE/GKXTXHD1/FU2M9LEGKXTXHD1.SMALL.jpg catman529 This is the second bike I have decked out with green and blue LEDs. The LEDs were purchased at Besthongkong.com. The neon underglow was created with HDPE hose tube found in the plumbing area at Lowes. Batteries and switch all contained in one trusty Altoids tin.
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Tue, 8 Mar 2011 19:32:07 PST
Multi Colored 8 LED Back Bicycle Safety Light ( mini m&m housing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Colored-8-LED-Back-Bicycle-Safety-Light-mi/
Multi Colored 8 LED Back Bicycle Safety Light ( mini m&m housing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7KQH/GITHIT2S/FFR7KQHGITHIT2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7KQH/GITHIT2S/FFR7KQHGITHIT2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/7KQH/GITHIT2S/FFR7KQHGITHIT2S.SMALL.jpg greenkush Here's my first instructable for a LED safety light. I decided to make it after wanting to make some lights for my bike and after seeing some guides on LED wiring. First I was going to make a 4 LED light but ended up making it 8 for better illumination. Constructive criticism is welcomed.  i. Mate...
By: greenkush

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Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:21:05 PST
Fire-starter hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-starter-hack/
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By: Kiteman

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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 08:06:01 PST
cheap rechargeable bike light http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-rechargeable-bike-light/
cheap rechargeable bike light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/U1A1/GH8AG51Z/FA5U1A1GH8AG51Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/U1A1/GH8AG51Z/FA5U1A1GH8AG51Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/U1A1/GH8AG51Z/FA5U1A1GH8AG51Z.SMALL.jpg courtney I bought a NEBO #5550 HIGHBEAM Rechargeable Light  that uses a car cigarette lighter outlet to recharge for only $10. I found it really handy to carry around, and thought it would make a great bike head light if I could figure out how to make it stay on the handles bars, but still be able to take it...
By: courtney

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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 17:08:22 PST
Upgrade Your Old Skateboarding Helmet into a New Snowboarding Helmet for free http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Old-Skateboarding-Helmet-into-a-New-S/
Upgrade Your Old Skateboarding Helmet into a New Snowboarding Helmet for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/DZKN/GEWKU6UN/FSBDZKNGEWKU6UN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/DZKN/GEWKU6UN/FSBDZKNGEWKU6UN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/DZKN/GEWKU6UN/FSBDZKNGEWKU6UN.SMALL.jpg psyoper22 Upgrade your old Skateboarding Helmet and turn it into a Snowboarding Helmet with things lying around the house... stuff you'll need / want: Tools: 1. Hot glue gun 2. Hot glue sticks 3. Scissors 4. Knife (exacto, Boxcutter, etc.) 5. Ruler (Maybe) Materials: 1. Fabric (I chose camouflage) - about ...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 20:11:06 PDT
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
Bicycle Awareness Siren http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Awareness-Siren/
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By: frenzy

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Fri, 13 Aug 2010 15:00:22 PDT
My Helmet Mohawk made of a scrubbing brush http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Helmet-Mohawk-made-of-a-scrubbing-brush/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/ETW6/GCJ0Z8RU/FB4ETW6GCJ0Z8RU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/ETW6/GCJ0Z8RU/FB4ETW6GCJ0Z8RU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/ETW6/GCJ0Z8RU/FB4ETW6GCJ0Z8RU.SMALL.jpg Jujitsu-Man When I saw this instructable a few months ago, I decided to make my own "Helmet Mohawk". So I bought a cheap Helmet (11€) for trying it. First, I tried making the Mohawk following the "METHOD 2: FUZZY CLOTH" described in the instructable made by dan. But I couldn't find that kind of long hair fuzzy...
By: Jujitsu-Man

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Sat, 7 Aug 2010 09:05:22 PDT
Bright Bike DIY Kit Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Bike-DIY-Kit-Installation/
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By: theredproject

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Mon, 24 May 2010 10:04:24 PDT
LED-Day-Drive-Light for your bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Day-Drive-Light-for-your-bicycle/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2009 07:00:38 PST
CFL Headlight and Taillight for (Electric) Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/CFL-Headlight-and-Taillight-for-Electric-Bicycle/
CFL Headlight and Taillight for (Electric) Bicycles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/YVCB/G23UMH4J/FPTYVCBG23UMH4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/YVCB/G23UMH4J/FPTYVCBG23UMH4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/YVCB/G23UMH4J/FPTYVCBG23UMH4J.SMALL.jpg Amberwolf "Electric" is parenthetical because the CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) need a high enough DC voltage to start, and carrying a battery that big around on the bike isn't practical unless you already need it to run a motor. ;-)Many CFLs will run on as little as 28VDC, once they startup, but may take 4...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2009 17:14:02 PST
Make your riding gear seen, cheaply. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-riding-gear-seen-cheaply/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:30:08 PST
Helmet mounted rear view mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-mounted-rear-view-mirror/
Helmet mounted rear view mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/EH53/FWEGKE6C/FB7EH53FWEGKE6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/EH53/FWEGKE6C/FB7EH53FWEGKE6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/EH53/FWEGKE6C/FB7EH53FWEGKE6C.SMALL.jpg gmartin2000 A quick low cost solution for a horizontally wide angle view of what's coming up behind you. The total cost of parts not found around the home is $3.99 (for the mirror). Compare to an off the shelf rear view mirror starting at $14.99. Also, this mirror provides a wider horizontal view than the circu...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2009 23:22:32 PDT
Bicycle Turn Indicators http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Turn-Indicators/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2009 00:16:32 PDT
Magnetic Induction Bike Lights (Mod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Induction-Bike-Lights/
Magnetic Induction Bike Lights (Mod) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/GQWZ/FQJZKYXR/F0IGQWZFQJZKYXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/GQWZ/FQJZKYXR/F0IGQWZFQJZKYXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/GQWZ/FQJZKYXR/F0IGQWZFQJZKYXR.SMALL.jpg nagutron For staying safe at night, magnetic induction lights are a great way to go. They just bleed off a tiny sliver of your momentum to generate nice, bright light. They're perfectly silent (unlike dynamos) and need no batteries (unlike clip-on bike lights.)Just to be up-front, this instructable doesn't c...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2009 18:02:53 PST
Bright Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Bike/
Bright Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/4I0T/FOHXAX4A/FLA4I0TFOHXAX4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/4I0T/FOHXAX4A/FLA4I0TFOHXAX4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/4I0T/FOHXAX4A/FLA4I0TFOHXAX4A.SMALL.jpg theredproject THE NEW KIT IS OUT AND THE NEW INSTRUCTABLE IS HERE Bright Bike is a project we've been researching at Eyebeam for a while now. Why? 1. Biking can be dangerous. 2. Biking at night, in a city, can be even more dangerous. 3. Increased visibility is the best and easiest way to make these things ...
By: theredproject

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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 06:44:23 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
Bicycle Light Steampunk Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Light-Steampunk-Style/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2008 12:42:42 PST