Instructables: exploring - workshop - motorcycles - motorcycle http://www.instructables.com Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:23:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Motorcycle backrest hardware mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Backrest-Hardware-Mod/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 11:22:31 PDT
$1 Motorcycle Map Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motorcycle-Map-Pouch/
$1 Motorcycle Map Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/RB3R/IRHV518L/F08RB3RIRHV518L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/RB3R/IRHV518L/F08RB3RIRHV518L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/RB3R/IRHV518L/F08RB3RIRHV518L.SMALL.jpg jʎɐɹ-ɾ Back storyMy tank bag was stolen recently along with the gloves inside. Besides the storage, the tang bag had a windowed pouch for a map or cell phone. I wanted:a cheap solution that won't get stolensecure and functional while ridingwaterproof in case of raincan be quickly and easily removed without...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 12:14:01 PDT
Mini Cafe Racer, Board Tracker, Motorized Bicycle, Frankenstein Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cafe-Racer-Board-Tracker-Motorized-Bicycle-Fr/
Mini Cafe Racer, Board Tracker, Motorized Bicycle, Frankenstein Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/KYDX/IR40H7Z2/FISKYDXIR40H7Z2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/KYDX/IR40H7Z2/FISKYDXIR40H7Z2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/KYDX/IR40H7Z2/FISKYDXIR40H7Z2.SMALL.jpg joleothetall Let me preface this by saying that this is NOT a step by step guide. I realize that the point of this site is to post and find instructions on how to build and make incredible things and I am deviating from that purpose, so I apologize, I'm bad. However, I recently built this little moped/cafe racer...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:11:35 PDT
Motorcycle Riding Facemask http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Riding-Facemask/
Motorcycle Riding Facemask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/XPPM/IQPFDEJZ/F7UXPPMIQPFDEJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/XPPM/IQPFDEJZ/F7UXPPMIQPFDEJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/XPPM/IQPFDEJZ/F7UXPPMIQPFDEJZ.SMALL.jpg shambuda2000 When I ride my motorcycle, I usually wear a full face helmet with a drop down face shield. While this is really effective with keeping dust and bugs out of my face, it gets pretty hot. I have a half helmet that I wear sometimes, but then I end up with bugs and dust. Quite the conundrum.I have seen f...
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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
DIY RAM 1'' BAll http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RAM-1-BAll/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 06:41:53 PDT
Razor MX500-MX650 Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-MX500-MX650-Conversion/
Razor MX500-MX650 Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/11OD/IQ5PTFAK/FD811ODIQ5PTFAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/11OD/IQ5PTFAK/FD811ODIQ5PTFAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/11OD/IQ5PTFAK/FD811ODIQ5PTFAK.SMALL.jpg shadyneon Well this is my first instructable so lets get started. Ever since i was very young, I have wanted a dirtbike. Only problem is that we live in a suburban area and it is not practical to drive to the local mx track. I am only 13, so I cant drive myself. This means I had to throw the idea of a consume...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 06:35:29 PDT
Dirt Bike/ Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Bike-Motorcycle/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 09:15:29 PDT
Razor MX500-650 Gas Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-MX500-650-Gas-Conversion/
Razor MX500-650 Gas Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DIHF/IPZRLCNY/FYMDIHFIPZRLCNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DIHF/IPZRLCNY/FYMDIHFIPZRLCNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/DIHF/IPZRLCNY/FYMDIHFIPZRLCNY.SMALL.jpg shadyneon Well this is my first instructable so lets get started. Ever since i was very young, I have wanted a dirtbike. Only problem is that we live in a suburban area and my parents arent willing to drive me to the local mx track. I am only 13, so I cant drive myself. This means I had to throw the idea of a...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:36:13 PDT
Change Oil Harley Davidson Sportster http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-Oil-Harley-Davidson-Sportster/
Change Oil Harley Davidson Sportster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/KQOI/IPYA5XW2/FROKQOIIPYA5XW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/KQOI/IPYA5XW2/FROKQOIIPYA5XW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/KQOI/IPYA5XW2/FROKQOIIPYA5XW2.SMALL.jpg mverre1 Oil changes are the easiest and most cost effective way to prolong the life of your motorcycle and should be performed every six months or 3000 miles. Learning to change your oil could save a $100 to $150 dollars a year and when you've completed the task at hand you feel like you've accomplished som...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:15:48 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
Motorcycle Safety: Riding in the Rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Safety-Riding-in-the-Rain/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:37:53 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
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
10mm LED Motorcycle Instrument Light Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Instrument-Light-Conversion-2/
10mm LED Motorcycle Instrument Light Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/PUKU/IK7C6OHM/FO2PUKUIK7C6OHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/PUKU/IK7C6OHM/FO2PUKUIK7C6OHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/PUKU/IK7C6OHM/FO2PUKUIK7C6OHM.SMALL.jpg tmacal I thought it would be a cool idea to replace the old instrument lights on my bike with LEDsNot only would they be vibration resistant, but they'd also emit less heat and drain very little power Components needed • 10mm diffused white LEDs - I found that these were almost exactly the same diameter...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 17:09:50 PST
Motorcycle restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Restoration/
Motorcycle restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SMALL.jpg GideonB4 Hi there guys ! This is a project i did with my Dad . We started in the beginning of last year (2015) with a simple 1983 Honda xl250r . Its been a dream of us to do this and i'd like to share it with u , so here are the steps on how you can restore a motorcycle to your own custom build? Overview ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:42:05 PST
HONDA CB250RSA-T http://www.instructables.com/id/HONDA-CB250RSA-T/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 13:32:15 PST
DIY Digital Vacuum Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Vacuum-Gauge/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 20:36:36 PDT
Motorcycle Mirror Mounted Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Mirror-Mounted-Watch/
Motorcycle Mirror Mounted Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/5V41/IEX4K92B/FCC5V41IEX4K92B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/5V41/IEX4K92B/FCC5V41IEX4K92B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/5V41/IEX4K92B/FCC5V41IEX4K92B.SMALL.jpg e024576 My 2008 Suzuki DR-650 motorcycle didn't come with a built-in clock, and because I already have a lot of adventure touring instruments mounted to the handlebar, I decided to mount an old digital watch to the left side mirror stalk. Since I already had an old digital watch, my cost was less than $5 wi...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:55:50 PDT
Yamaha R6 Halo Headlight Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Yamaha-R6-Halo-Headlight-Mod/
Yamaha R6 Halo Headlight Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/3XNQ/IEVUW611/FUT3XNQIEVUW611.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/3XNQ/IEVUW611/FUT3XNQIEVUW611.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/3XNQ/IEVUW611/FUT3XNQIEVUW611.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I wanted to change the look of the headlights on my R6 so after doing a good amount of research I decided to get the BKMOTO kit with 2 Halos, Eye, and HID. The options I chose were, white outer halo, red inner halo, red eye and an HID kit. This mod will take up a weekend at least and requires a work...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 22:35:20 PDT
Build a Tow Behind A Motorcycle or Small Car Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tow-Behind-A-Motorcycle-or-Small-Car-Trail/
Build a Tow Behind A Motorcycle or Small Car Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/CNMM/IEKJ896I/FY0CNMMIEKJ896I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/CNMM/IEKJ896I/FY0CNMMIEKJ896I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/CNMM/IEKJ896I/FY0CNMMIEKJ896I.SMALL.jpg valkgurl This is my first 'ible so please let me know if everything works or you want info I forgot or did not cover!HOW TO BUILD A TOW BEHIND A MOTORCYCLE OR CAR SMALL TRAILERWe built this small pull behind 3 years ago so I don't have actual build pics but it is pretty straight forward to see what we did. ...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:34:14 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/
Cafe Racer Gas Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/HR6G/IEB80LD1/FRYHR6GIEB80LD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/HR6G/IEB80LD1/FRYHR6GIEB80LD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/HR6G/IEB80LD1/FRYHR6GIEB80LD1.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker This Instructable details the restoration and modification of a 1973 Honda CB350 gas tank for use on a 1983 Honda CB650SC Nighthawk Cafe Racer conversion. The '73 CB350 tank does not fit the frame of the '83 CB650SC which required the fabrication of a custom mounting bracket. The original CB350 gas ...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 14:19:53 PDT
Easy Motorcycle Windscreen Toll Road Transponder Quick Mount (EZ-PASS, iPASS etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Motorcycle-Windscreen-Toll-Road-Transponder-Q/
Easy Motorcycle Windscreen Toll Road Transponder Quick Mount (EZ-PASS, iPASS etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/FMHY/IE7J9T1A/FF1FMHYIE7J9T1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/FMHY/IE7J9T1A/FF1FMHYIE7J9T1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/FMHY/IE7J9T1A/FF1FMHYIE7J9T1A.SMALL.jpg e024576 Motivation: Toll Road transponders (Ez-Pass, iPass, etc.) are very convenient for motorcyclist as they eliminate fumbling with toll ticket and cash - especially advantageous in raining weather. However, while transponders easily mount to the inside of auto windshields, not so on motorcycle windscr...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 06:45:03 PDT
The Ultimate Motorcyle Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Motorcyle-Sound/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 14:42:00 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
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
How to Perform an Oil Change on a CBR250R http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Perform-an-Oil-Change-on-a-CBR250R/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:56:48 PDT
Wireless Led Backpack for motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Backpack-1/
Wireless Led Backpack for motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/A7KP/IDQHY0RT/FORA7KPIDQHY0RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/A7KP/IDQHY0RT/FORA7KPIDQHY0RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/A7KP/IDQHY0RT/FORA7KPIDQHY0RT.SMALL.jpg Haitek1 The idea:Having an extra set of blinkers and an extra brake light. How?When the motorcycle blinks, it sends a signal to the attached arduino, that on his turn sends the signal to the arduino in the backpack through the wireless Nrf24L01 modules. That arduino is programmed to turn on the LEDs that ar...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:39:08 PDT
Brighter Turn Signals On The Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Brighter-Turn-Signals-On-The-Cheap/
Brighter Turn Signals On The Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/3EQR/IDPSBNR8/FNV3EQRIDPSBNR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/3EQR/IDPSBNR8/FNV3EQRIDPSBNR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/3EQR/IDPSBNR8/FNV3EQRIDPSBNR8.SMALL.jpg quadracer So you have a motorcycle, And the turn signals work, But with distracted drivers all about we want to make sure they see our lights, Here we will show you how to make your turning signals noticeably brighter on the cheap.Disclaimer, You are removing safety lights on your machine. If you do not feel ...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:26:32 PDT
Hardhats/Helmet Overview and How To Prevent Helmet Hair! http://www.instructables.com/id/HardhatsHelmet-Overview-and-How-To-Prevet-Helmet-H/
Hardhats/Helmet Overview and How To Prevent Helmet Hair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/H4R6/IDOD023L/FLBH4R6IDOD023L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/H4R6/IDOD023L/FLBH4R6IDOD023L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/H4R6/IDOD023L/FLBH4R6IDOD023L.SMALL.jpg Orbital Melon Hello!(Small)Section 1:Anybody who wears protective headgear will know that it messes up your hair really bad!Section 2:The same people will also know that shopping for it also is a nightmare, motorcycle helmets are easier to buy when compared to hardhats and military grade helmets but you can still...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 16:31:00 PDT
Motorcycle touring tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-touring-tips/
Motorcycle touring tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/E3SR/IDK88508/F0XE3SRIDK88508.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/E3SR/IDK88508/F0XE3SRIDK88508.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/E3SR/IDK88508/F0XE3SRIDK88508.SMALL.jpg PBR Street gang There is nothing in the world quite like packing up all your gear and setting out on the open road.I have been touring on motorcycles for 38 years and while I am no expert moto-journalist, I did manage to learn a few things the hard way in my many years of scooting down the highway. I have embarked...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:09:06 PDT
Motorcycle Seat Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Seat-Replacement/
Motorcycle Seat Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/P2L7/IDH7T6S3/FLTP2L7IDH7T6S3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/P2L7/IDH7T6S3/FLTP2L7IDH7T6S3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/P2L7/IDH7T6S3/FLTP2L7IDH7T6S3.SMALL.jpg shambuda2000 I've been thinking about changing out the seat on my bike for a while. I'm really cheap though....At some point in the life of this old Kawasaki, a previous owner removed the original seat and installed this cruiser style saddle. The padding looks comfy, but your eyes will lie to you. The seat is in...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:06:09 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
Your Motorcycle Screen like new for 1$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Motorcycle-Screen-like-new-for-1/
Your Motorcycle Screen like new for 1$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/FASR/IDCHUOPN/F36FASRIDCHUOPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/FASR/IDCHUOPN/F36FASRIDCHUOPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/FASR/IDCHUOPN/F36FASRIDCHUOPN.SMALL.jpg vicesat 100% trueOnly need whitening tooth paste, a cloth and patience :D Dont believe me just watch I do the same with my car headlightsYou can see in my channel and more similar videos soon ;)
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 21:49:23 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
Enganche para el candado de la moto. http://www.instructables.com/id/Enganche-para-el-candado-de-la-moto/
Enganche para el candado de la moto. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/UCSR/ICRXLQZV/F17UCSRICRXLQZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/UCSR/ICRXLQZV/F17UCSRICRXLQZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/UCSR/ICRXLQZV/F17UCSRICRXLQZV.SMALL.jpg LuisD2 Llega el veranito (aunque viendo los 44 grados que hicieron en Valencia el otro día, cualquiera diría que ya está aquí) y muchos empiezan a sacar sus motos, tras tenerlas aparcadas todo el invierno. Otros tantos, usan la moto a diario, en el gélido invierno y el ardiente verano, bajo la diluviant...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:41:56 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
How to Fill Up a Motorcycle with Gasoline/Petrol Fuel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fill-Up-a-Motorcycle-with-GasolinePetrol-Fu/
How to Fill Up a Motorcycle with Gasoline/Petrol Fuel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/FV9R/ICACIHG6/FABFV9RICACIHG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/FV9R/ICACIHG6/FABFV9RICACIHG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/FV9R/ICACIHG6/FABFV9RICACIHG6.SMALL.jpg brownbrady Here's a short instructable video on how to pour gas from a gas can or pump petrol from a gas station into 2 different motorcycles: a Honda Nighthawk 450 SC and a Honda CBR 250R. I also go over how often I gas up, what kind of mileage I get, what additives I use, as well as the grade or octane level...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:55:37 PDT
How to Sell a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sell-a-Motorcycle/
How to Sell a Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/919L/IAWCBW02/FU6919LIAWCBW02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/919L/IAWCBW02/FU6919LIAWCBW02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/919L/IAWCBW02/FU6919LIAWCBW02.SMALL.jpg brandonv111 Selling a motorcycle used to be as easy as putting an ad in the classified section of your local newspaper or parking it in the front yard with a for sale sign on it. It's not that simple anymore. The risk of theft from leaving your bike unattended is simply too great these days. Many thieves are su...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 21:10:23 PDT
Suzuki sv 650s 99-02 led dash http://www.instructables.com/id/Suzuki-sv-650s-99-02-led-dash/
Suzuki sv 650s 99-02 led dash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/47SX/IAWCTJ2R/FO647SXIAWCTJ2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/47SX/IAWCTJ2R/FO647SXIAWCTJ2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/47SX/IAWCTJ2R/FO647SXIAWCTJ2R.SMALL.jpg jimmystyler With this guide I'm going to show you how to replace the stock bulb lights inside the dash of a Suzuki with white leds. In my case the problem with stock lights were false contacts between lights and the pcb inside the dash, so while riding the main back lights kept turn on and off randomly along wi...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 17:15:02 PDT
How To Push-Start A Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Push-Start-A-Motorcycle/
How To Push-Start A Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/FQ5X/IATHLPHK/FM0FQ5XIATHLPHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/FQ5X/IATHLPHK/FM0FQ5XIATHLPHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/FQ5X/IATHLPHK/FM0FQ5XIATHLPHK.SMALL.jpg brandonv111 We've all been there. You've been waiting all week to meet your buddies for that group ride you've been looking forward to. You go through all of the trouble to put on your riding gear and pack up your bike with all of the necessities only to discover that your motorcycle won't start. Dead battery. ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 20:21:42 PDT
How to Start a Motorcycle (Fuel Injected or Carbed) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-Motorcycle-Fuel-Injected-or-Carbed/
How to Start a Motorcycle (Fuel Injected or Carbed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/4IET/IAUWT3WI/FOK4IETIAUWT3WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/4IET/IAUWT3WI/FOK4IETIAUWT3WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/4IET/IAUWT3WI/FOK4IETIAUWT3WI.SMALL.jpg brownbrady One of the first things we learn in our motorcycle safety course are the letters FINE-C which is the sequence of processes for starting up a motorcycle. Originally created for carbureted motorcycles, it can also be applied to motorbikes with fuel injection with minor tweaks. Here are what each lette...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11:35:01 PDT
Clean and Lubricate a Tachometer Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-and-Lubricate-a-Tachometer-Cable/
Clean and Lubricate a Tachometer Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FPOC/IADRCZ17/F0UFPOCIADRCZ17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FPOC/IADRCZ17/F0UFPOCIADRCZ17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FPOC/IADRCZ17/F0UFPOCIADRCZ17.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I attempt to fix a bouncing tachometer needle by cleaning and lubricating the tachometer cable on my Honda Nighthawk CB450SC motorcycle. The tachometer would bounce at both idle and at speed.Tools: Tools and Parts Cleaning Spray Silicone LubricantSocket WrenchAfter puttin...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 07:28:16 PDT
How to Save on Motorcycle Insurance http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-on-Motorcycle-Insurance/
How to Save on Motorcycle Insurance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/AU9E/IA590ER8/FAQAU9EIA590ER8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/AU9E/IA590ER8/FAQAU9EIA590ER8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/AU9E/IA590ER8/FAQAU9EIA590ER8.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In most countries, motorcycle insurance is mandatory, and for new riders, it can get very expensive. This instructable video answers some basic questions new motorcycle riders want to know, and I will offer tips on how you can save on motorcycle insurance costs. I offer 8 ways in this video: Do no...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 08:06:01 PDT
Pre-ride Inspection Check (T-CLOCS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pre-ride-Inspection-Check-T-CLOCS/
Pre-ride Inspection Check (T-CLOCS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/OTJA/IA3YTYGD/FNHOTJAIA3YTYGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/OTJA/IA3YTYGD/FNHOTJAIA3YTYGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/OTJA/IA3YTYGD/FNHOTJAIA3YTYGD.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I will show you how to carry out your T-CLOCS pre-ride inspection the easy way and in under 20 minutes. So why is it such a chore to do this? It’s because the TCLOCS (often misspelled as TCLOCKS or T-CLOCKS) inspection checklist is ordered and grouped by each letter of th...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 08:05:20 PDT
How to use SeaFoam on a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-SeaFoam-on-a-Motorcycle/
How to use SeaFoam on a Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KJOM/IA3YTWLI/FC2KJOMIA3YTWLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KJOM/IA3YTWLI/FC2KJOMIA3YTWLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KJOM/IA3YTWLI/FC2KJOMIA3YTWLI.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I attempted to fix a hesitation and backfiring problem on my Honda Nighthawk CB450SC using SeaFoam. There are many ways to use this product on a motorcycle, but I will show you how I did it on a motorcycle that was not ridden for several months.I first drained the fu...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 08:28:25 PDT
Wash and Clean a Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wash-and-Clean-a-Motorcycle/
Wash and Clean a Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/ZHS4/IA3YTPH8/FFHZHS4IA3YTPH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/ZHS4/IA3YTPH8/FFHZHS4IA3YTPH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/ZHS4/IA3YTPH8/FFHZHS4IA3YTPH8.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I washed my motorcycle, after riding through a patch of wet road in a construction zone. Remember to make sure the motorcycle has cooled down before washing it. Avoid power spraying the electronics and brake line connections.Tools: bucket (I used a cooler in the video) ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 19:35:11 PDT
Air Filter Replacement for Honda CBR250R http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Filter-Replacement-for-Honda-CBR250R/
Air Filter Replacement for Honda CBR250R - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/R08N/IA3YTPV8/FFXR08NIA3YTPV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/R08N/IA3YTPV8/FFXR08NIA3YTPV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/R08N/IA3YTPV8/FFXR08NIA3YTPV8.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I will show you how to inspect and replace the air filter for my 2013 Honda CBR 250R motorcycle. This is a very simple 5-minute maintenance that anyone can perform.Tools Required: allen wrench philips screwdriverThe OEM air filter is so cheap that you can replace it eve...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 19:21:29 PDT