Instructables: exploring - workshop - motorcycles - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 Jul 2016 21:20:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Motorcycle Riding Facemask http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Riding-Facemask/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 13:24:43 PDT
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comfy Pillion Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/2015-Yamaha-YZF-R1-Comfy-Pillion-Seat/
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comfy Pillion Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6KHI/IQLI9P7A/F9N6KHIIQLI9P7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6KHI/IQLI9P7A/F9N6KHIIQLI9P7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6KHI/IQLI9P7A/F9N6KHIIQLI9P7A.SMALL.jpg Josh524 I made this instructable to show how I modified my AirHawk 2 R (Small) seat into a pillion seat for my 2015 Yamaha Yzf-R1. The new bikes these days do not have a great seat for passengers, so this is a great way to still have an awesome sport bike and make your date/ lady happy.https://youtu.be/8c_l...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 00:06:18 PDT
Bike Badge Belt Buckle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Badge-Belt-Buckle/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 03:48:58 PDT
Dirt Bike/ Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Bike-Motorcycle/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 09:15:29 PDT
Front Mounted GoPro to Shoei GT-Air http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Mounted-GoPro-to-Shoei-GT-Air/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:36:56 PDT
Cheap Carburetor Balancing http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Carburetor-Balancing/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 08:59:50 PDT
How to Clean, Lubricate, and Wax a Motorcycle Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Lubricate-and-Wax-a-Motorcycle-Chain/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 21:31:01 PDT
Remove Seized & Stripped Screws from Motorcycle Engine Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Seized-Stripped-Screws-From-Motorcycle-Engi/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 14:38:27 PDT
Weed Eater Powered Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Weed-Eater-Powered-Scooter/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 10:30:37 PDT
How to Polish Your Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Your-Motorcycle/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:38:23 PDT
Motorcycle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Box/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:26:34 PDT
79cc Motorized Bicycle From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/79cc-Motorized-Bicycle-From-Scratch/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:29:40 PDT
Custom Motorcycle License Plate Bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Motorcycle-License-Plate-Bracket/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:38:38 PST
Motorcycle restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Restoration/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:42:05 PST
Luz de maleta topcase BMW http://www.instructables.com/id/Luz-De-Maleta-Topcase-BMW/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:02:43 PST
Zip Tie Stand-offs http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Stand-offs/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 12:12:56 PST
$20 Surfboard Rack for scooter. Take two http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Surfboard-Rack-for-Scooter-Take-Two/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 23:21:27 PST
$20 Surfboard Rack For Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Surfboard-Rack-For-Scooter/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 20:31:46 PST
Jump starting a motorbike from a power bank starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Jump-starting-a-motorbike-from-a-portable-jump-sta/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:38:54 PDT
digitale Ganganzeige im Motorradtachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/digitale-Ganganzeige-im-Motorradtachometer/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 14:23:49 PDT
Motorcycle Mirror Mounted Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Mirror-Mounted-Watch/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:55:50 PDT
Motorcycle Voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Voltmeter/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 07:37:42 PDT
Cafe Racer Gas Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Cafe-Racer-Gas-Tank/
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 14:19:53 PDT
Timer for motorcycle/car battery trickle charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer-for-motorcyclecar-battery-trickle-charger/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 08:55:04 PDT
Recovering a motorcycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Recovering-a-motorcycle-seat/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:45:49 PDT
Increase power and mileage http://www.instructables.com/id/Increase-power-and-mileage/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:34:33 PDT
KL250 From Forgotten to Roadworthy (Non-Technical) http://www.instructables.com/id/KL250-Boneyard-to-Roadworthy-Non-Technical/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:41:14 PDT
Motorcycle touring tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-touring-tips/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:09:06 PDT
Install a Switched 12v Power Outlet onto your Motorbike - Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-a-Switched-12v-Power-Outlet-onto-your-Moto/
Install a Switched 12v Power Outlet onto your Motorbike - Intro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/53NS/IDCXDI1Q/F6453NSIDCXDI1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/53NS/IDCXDI1Q/F6453NSIDCXDI1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/53NS/IDCXDI1Q/F6453NSIDCXDI1Q.SMALL.jpg lsantillo Motorbikes typically do not come standard with a 12v Power outlet, so charging your phone or GPS can be a pain - Let's fix that shall we!This guide is using a 2011 Suzuki GS500F As an example bike but this guide can be adapted to other motorbikes. It will show you how to install a switched 12v power...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 06:41:19 PDT
Gyroscopic Gopro mount/ MotoGP style http://www.instructables.com/id/Gyroscopic-Gopro-mount-MotoGP-style/
Gyroscopic Gopro mount/ MotoGP style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/C6UY/ID5S76KA/FHXC6UYID5S76KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/C6UY/ID5S76KA/FHXC6UYID5S76KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/C6UY/ID5S76KA/FHXC6UYID5S76KA.SMALL.jpg scarpentier I am a motorcycle rider and as any rider I want to know and to show/record how much angle I can take. One option is to look at your tire chicken strips but it is not really relevant to your friends . Another option is a gyroscopique camera as in motoGP. The camera stays horizontal once the bike take...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:22:00 PDT
No-drill Motorcycle Helmet MotoGP Hydration Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/No-drill-Motorcycle-Helmet-MotoGP-Hydration-Mod/
No-drill Motorcycle Helmet MotoGP Hydration Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SMALL.jpg JoT8686 I recently came to the conclusion that I needed a mobile hydration solution for my longer rides. I started by looking at CamelBaks and figured I could run the hose underneath my helmet with a 90* bite valve; this didn't work as well as I wanted, especially inside my tiny helmet. I needed something...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:26:52 PDT
SCOOTER EXHAUST MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/SCOOTER-EXHAUST-MOD/
SCOOTER EXHAUST MOD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/K5CK/IA8WSDB8/F1LK5CKIA8WSDB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/K5CK/IA8WSDB8/F1LK5CKIA8WSDB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/K5CK/IA8WSDB8/F1LK5CKIA8WSDB8.SMALL.jpg ragdegt Here is my first instructable. After a long time thinking to do, at last i make this mod, but first the situation:I have a scooter motorcycle, in my country (Guatemala) is really common, but it does not have a great mods. The motorcycle is an Italika CS125 model 2008, as you see, it have an exhaus...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:32:46 PDT
Friction Bike - Homelite 26cc Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-Bike-Homelite-26cc-Motor/
Friction Bike - Homelite 26cc Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/MF55/IA8NA2U9/FCNMF55IA8NA2U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/MF55/IA8NA2U9/FCNMF55IA8NA2U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/MF55/IA8NA2U9/FCNMF55IA8NA2U9.SMALL.jpg rossthebuilder first off determine your motor. I got mine from a homelite 26cc weed whipper. simply take the outer casing off the motor to begin. drive shaft I used an old bike axel to attach the bike peg to the motor. initially I squared the bolt to fit into the socket but later you'll realize why that's a ba...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 14:22:04 PDT
A personalized motorcycle helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-personalized-motorcycle-helmet/
A personalized motorcycle helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/6AG5/I8BGIDTR/FG16AG5I8BGIDTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/6AG5/I8BGIDTR/FG16AG5I8BGIDTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/6AG5/I8BGIDTR/FG16AG5I8BGIDTR.SMALL.jpg RedMadEvil Last time i walked into a sellout, then i met an awsome helmet from the 90's mail post... What luck !I exactly needed a bowl helmet for my moped, let's pimp it ! Prepare your helmet First after buying your old helmet on a street market (i bought mine for 5€), clean it with water, then remove poss...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 02:38:08 PDT
Motorcycle panniers from disposable plastic container http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-panniers-from-disposable-plastic-contai/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:32:19 PDT
3D Printed GPS Motorcycle Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-GPS-Motorcycle-Mount/
3D Printed GPS Motorcycle Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/ZV0K/I4V78EB2/F4JZV0KI4V78EB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/ZV0K/I4V78EB2/F4JZV0KI4V78EB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/ZV0K/I4V78EB2/F4JZV0KI4V78EB2.SMALL.jpg martinbolton I used to own a Garmin Outdoor GPS which was perfect for hiking, and using on the motorcycle. It was the Garmin GPSMap 60 CS. It was rain proof, lasted long on it's 2xAA batteries, and was very useful for navigating. Sadly it got stolen when my backpack got lifted...I needed to get another replaceme...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:58:29 PST
Seam sealing motorcycle gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Seam-sealing-motorcycle-gloves/
Seam sealing motorcycle gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IGN9/I48CFP1V/FD1IGN9I48CFP1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IGN9/I48CFP1V/FD1IGN9I48CFP1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IGN9/I48CFP1V/FD1IGN9I48CFP1V.SMALL.jpg Dustin Rogers I bought a pair of Olympia Sports 6000 Mustang gloves for the cold mornings that I ride the motorcycle. They perform fairly well and have kept my hands from numbing in temps down into the 20's (Fahrenheit). Fingertips still got a bit cold, but nothing too terrible for my commute. After wearing them ...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 21:00:52 PST
Build the Worlds Smallest Flying Merkel http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Flying-Merkel/
Build the Worlds Smallest Flying Merkel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/NNDO/HYLDMG75/FYENNDOHYLDMG75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/NNDO/HYLDMG75/FYENNDOHYLDMG75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/NNDO/HYLDMG75/FYENNDOHYLDMG75.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch So this isn't so much a "how to" as it is a "how did". Here is how I built the Worlds Smallest Flying Merkel using some bits of wire and a few other odds and ends. This model is based on the 1911 Flying Merkel board track racer. I've attached a couple of pictures of the real deal. At their curre...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 21:07:08 PDT
Leather Handgrips http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Handgrips/
Leather Handgrips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/GXEN/HY12CCOC/F47GXENHY12CCOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/GXEN/HY12CCOC/F47GXENHY12CCOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/GXEN/HY12CCOC/F47GXENHY12CCOC.SMALL.jpg Quanah I decided to make a pair of leather handgrips for my bicycle that I just put a gas motor kit on. This was a fun project, and adds a nice handmade touch that I was looking for. Things needed:1. Artificial sinew (Tandy Leather)2. Beading needles (Tandy Leather)3. Sewing awl (Tandy Leather)4. Exac...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:30:00 PDT
Precision high speed micro drill press from 'Useful material' http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-high-speed-micro-drill-press-from-Useful/
Precision high speed micro drill press from 'Useful material' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0OCH/HTQN86XZ/FAC0OCHHTQN86XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0OCH/HTQN86XZ/FAC0OCHHTQN86XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/0OCH/HTQN86XZ/FAC0OCHHTQN86XZ.SMALL.jpg crazypj Fabricated precision high speed micro drill press mainly from ‘useful material’ (someone else's ‘junk’ and scrap) My first Instructable, try not to be too nasty . Many thanks to Andrea Biffi for posting his cheap circuit board drill press and getting me interested in making one and for comments te...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:57:52 PDT
Mikuni Mouse- Computer Mouse / Carburetor Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Mikuni-Mouse-Computer-Mouse-Carburetor-Hack/
Mikuni Mouse- Computer Mouse / Carburetor Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/DXYI/H9G0SSUC/FWNDXYIH9G0SSUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/DXYI/H9G0SSUC/FWNDXYIH9G0SSUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/DXYI/H9G0SSUC/FWNDXYIH9G0SSUC.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch I had an old carburetor I was cutting up to make a cutaway out of, and this project just kind of fell out of my brain and splattered on the table...  Why not take the other scrap part of the carb, and turn it into a MOUSE for my computer!? That was literally the extent of my planning.  Next step: h...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 18:25:51 PST
Digital Camo pattern with Plasti-Dip http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Camo-pattern-with-Plasti-Dip/
Digital Camo pattern with Plasti-Dip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/AEPM/HSJAOXIU/FANAEPMHSJAOXIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/AEPM/HSJAOXIU/FANAEPMHSJAOXIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/AEPM/HSJAOXIU/FANAEPMHSJAOXIU.SMALL.jpg dmbats I've been a long-time lurker, but this is my first 'ible, so any and all feedback will be appreciated!   I learned about Plasti-Dip (a rubber coating used for all sorts of wonderful applications) a while back and decided to "dip" my Harley sportster so it would be matte black.  It was my first atte...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 11:49:53 PST
Leather badge for your leather jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-badge-for-your-leather-jacket/
Leather badge for your leather jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/DCPT/GQ5QCSAA/F9EDCPTGQ5QCSAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/DCPT/GQ5QCSAA/F9EDCPTGQ5QCSAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/DCPT/GQ5QCSAA/F9EDCPTGQ5QCSAA.SMALL.jpg Mankut I had a day off from work today because one of the princesses of Thailand decided to grace our city with her royal presence. Works for me...you're always welcome here, princess....come again! :-) "Idle hands are the devil's playground" they say. Not for me! I started a little project I had in my min...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 01:11:41 PDT
Collapsible Motorcycle Workstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Motorcycle-Workstand/
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:09:57 PST
Laser Cut engine gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-engine-gasket/
Laser Cut engine gasket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SMALL.jpg johnktruong In this instructable we will be laser cutting a engine gasket. " I made it at Techshop". www.techshop.ws  Creating a gasket file Scan original gasket. Import image to Autodesk, trace and export as DXF file. Then import into Corel Draw or Illustrator. Copy and paste for multiple gaskets. Set up ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:35:53 PDT
Electric Mini-Motorcycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Mini-Motorcycle/
Electric Mini-Motorcycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TPXS/HJ605I6M/F2DTPXSHJ605I6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TPXS/HJ605I6M/F2DTPXSHJ605I6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TPXS/HJ605I6M/F2DTPXSHJ605I6M.SMALL.jpg robermelendez This instructable will show you how to design, build and test your own mini motorcycle. Small electric vehicles are a great way to learn engineering, physics and many hands-on skills. We'll start with an old pocket motorcycle frame and end up with an EV capable of cruising at 20-25 miles an hour (or...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:00:32 PDT
Wheel Balancer Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Balancer-Stand/
Wheel Balancer Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/623Q/HJ39SL6M/FIX623QHJ39SL6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/623Q/HJ39SL6M/FIX623QHJ39SL6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/623Q/HJ39SL6M/FIX623QHJ39SL6M.SMALL.jpg petercd A motorbike wheel balancer or spoked wheel truing stand built with no welding. I wanted to build this without welding but still have it adjustable for the initial setting up. Components laid out. A sort of exploded view of all the components, which include 6 bolts 4 brass screws 2 p...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:50:22 PDT
How to Make Motorcycle Frame Sliders on the Lathe -- I made it at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Motorcycle-Frame-Sliders-on-the-Lathe-/
How to Make Motorcycle Frame Sliders on the Lathe -- I made it at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/9LCW/HJ1XP6N9/FIP9LCWHJ1XP6N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/9LCW/HJ1XP6N9/FIP9LCWHJ1XP6N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/9LCW/HJ1XP6N9/FIP9LCWHJ1XP6N9.SMALL.jpg mlaurita08 In this instructable, I will go through the fabrication of frame sliders for a motorcycle. I have chosen, as an example, a Ducati Panigale. In the event of a crash, frame sliders help to protect your bike against excessive damage. They space the body off of the pavement, thereby protecting portions...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 01:19:45 PDT
Motorcycle Brake Caliper Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Brake-Caliper-Repair/
Motorcycle Brake Caliper Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2I1B/HIGFAX2I/FNH2I1BHIGFAX2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2I1B/HIGFAX2I/FNH2I1BHIGFAX2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/2I1B/HIGFAX2I/FNH2I1BHIGFAX2I.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker This ‘ible details how to go about fixing your motorcycle brake caliper when the brake lever starts getting uncomfortably close to the hand grip with resulting loss of braking power.  If you pump quickly once or twice the brakes work again, but after you release the lever for a short while, the next...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:50:58 PDT
Motorcycle Shell DIY Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Shell-DIY-Garage/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:07:52 PDT