Instructables: exploring - outside - taillight http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 08:44:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Bike-Dynamo-Lights-and-USB-Charger/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:41:15 PST
CFL Headlight and Taillight for (Electric) Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/CFL-Headlight-and-Taillight-for-Electric-Bicycle/
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Kilo-Lumen bike headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Kilo-Lumen-bike-headlight/
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