Instructables: exploring - workshop - motorcycles - motorcycle http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:25:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Recovering a motorcycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Recovering-a-motorcycle-seat/
Recovering a motorcycle seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/VTTA/IDYKIW19/FQHVTTAIDYKIW19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/VTTA/IDYKIW19/FQHVTTAIDYKIW19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/VTTA/IDYKIW19/FQHVTTAIDYKIW19.SMALL.jpg radiograf At 15 years old Katy the Kawasaki is getting a little long in the tooth, the first stage in tidying her up is to recover the seat, as its just started to split. Gather your tools To do this you'll need:Screwdriver,Pliers,Power stapler,Binder clips,Hammer,Sharp knife.I've found in the past that a ...
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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/
KL250 From Forgotten to Roadworthy (Non-Technical) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/O098/IDUQZ316/FH8O098IDUQZ316.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/O098/IDUQZ316/FH8O098IDUQZ316.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/O098/IDUQZ316/FH8O098IDUQZ316.SMALL.jpg WD40Ducttape Let's begin with my initial idea behind taking on this project. I knew I wanted dual-sport motorcycle and I didn't have the money to go out and buy a brand new Suzuki DRZ or, for that matter, buy a used one. I had done a bit of looking around in the local ads for some affordable dual-sport bikes b...
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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/
How to Perform an Oil Change on a CBR250R - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/Q7ZK/IDSN9SNE/FTKQ7ZKIDSN9SNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/Q7ZK/IDSN9SNE/FTKQ7ZKIDSN9SNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/Q7ZK/IDSN9SNE/FTKQ7ZKIDSN9SNE.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable, I show you how I perform an oil change on a 2013 Honda CBR 250R. The process is very similar to the Honda CBR series motorcycles. The tools I used included the following:a rear bike standan oil pana funnelgloves5 mm allen key12 and 8 mm socketssocket wrenchnew engine oiloil fil...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Install Motorcycle Rim Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Motorcycle-Rim-Tape/
Install Motorcycle Rim Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/T8OX/IA3YTWL9/F6TT8OXIA3YTWL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/T8OX/IA3YTWL9/F6TT8OXIA3YTWL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/T8OX/IA3YTWL9/F6TT8OXIA3YTWL9.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I installed some reflective rim tape on my Honda CBR 250R. An important step in the installation is prepping the rim to ensure that it is clean. This kit did not come with an application tool so I had to stick them on by hand. Tools I needed were: shop towels grime and ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 19:15:09 PDT
Install Hot Bodies Fender Eliminator on CBR250R http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Hot-Bodies-Fender-Eliminator-on-CBR250R/
Install Hot Bodies Fender Eliminator on CBR250R - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/0IBF/IA3YTWM3/FT00IBFIA3YTWM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/0IBF/IA3YTWM3/FT00IBFIA3YTWM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/0IBF/IA3YTWM3/FT00IBFIA3YTWM3.SMALL.jpg brownbrady This is an instructable video of my installation of the Hotbodies Fender Eliminator kit on my 2013 Honda CBR250RA motorcycle. This kit has a bracket that is known to crack easily because it was not designed to hold the weight of the stock lights. I replaced the stock lights with after market mini li...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 18:52:12 PDT
Motorcycle Slip-on Exhaust Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Slip-on-Exhaust-Installation/
Motorcycle Slip-on Exhaust Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/FEWB/IA3YTWMS/FLYFEWBIA3YTWMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/FEWB/IA3YTWMS/FLYFEWBIA3YTWMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/FEWB/IA3YTWMS/FLYFEWBIA3YTWMS.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I will show you how I installed my slip-on exhaust on my Honda CBR250R motorcycle. Installation took about an hour and a half which includes exploratory surgery and messing with my cameras. Otherwise, if I were to do this all over again, it would only take 15 minutes.Tool...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 18:44:41 PDT
Motorcycle Bar Ends Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Bar-Ends-Installation/
Motorcycle Bar Ends Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/M8KS/IA3YTWNJ/FXNM8KSIA3YTWNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/M8KS/IA3YTWNJ/FXNM8KSIA3YTWNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/M8KS/IA3YTWNJ/FXNM8KSIA3YTWNJ.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I will show you how I installed bar ends on my Honda CBR250R motorcycle.The only way I was able to remove the self-locking screws was with an impact wrench (I called it a hammer drill in the video).Motorcycle: 2013 Honda CBR250RA Filmed using Liquid Image Ego Series, Cano...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 18:36:12 PDT
Fix Hyper Flash or Hyper Blink LED Lights on Motorcycles http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-the-Hyper-Flash-or-Hyper-Blink-LED-Lights-on-M/
Fix Hyper Flash or Hyper Blink LED Lights on Motorcycles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3PEB/IA3YTWOT/FOV3PEBIA3YTWOT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3PEB/IA3YTWOT/FOV3PEBIA3YTWOT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/3PEB/IA3YTWOT/FOV3PEBIA3YTWOT.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I installed two load equalizers to address the issue of hyper flash or hyper blinking turn signal lights. In a previous episode, I replaced my stock signal lights with mini lights along with my fender eliminator. The mini lights only consumed 2 watts of power, tripping th...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:18:00 PDT
Clean and Lubricate Motorcycle Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-and-Lubricate-Motorcycle-Chain/
Clean and Lubricate Motorcycle Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/HOJ0/IA3YTWRA/F2XHOJ0IA3YTWRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/HOJ0/IA3YTWRA/F2XHOJ0IA3YTWRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/HOJ0/IA3YTWRA/F2XHOJ0IA3YTWRA.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I will show you how I cleaned and lubricated my chain on my 2013 Honda CBR250RA, part of proper motorcycle chain maintenance.Tools required: 10 mm wrench plastic hand brush kerosene, spray bottle chain lube shop towels glovesThe first step was to remove the chain guard t...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:40:59 PDT
Repair a motorcycle gas tank dent or ding with Bondo filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-motorcycle-gas-tank-dent-or-ding-with-Bon/
Repair a motorcycle gas tank dent or ding with Bondo filler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/PJ70/I9UDBX00/FDCPJ70I9UDBX00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/PJ70/I9UDBX00/FDCPJ70I9UDBX00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/PJ70/I9UDBX00/FDCPJ70I9UDBX00.SMALL.jpg kearl Fixing a dent on a motorcycle gas tank is as easy. Here are the steps (watch the included video if you don't want to read):1. Sand the bare metal or paint. Bondo can go over the top of paint or primer and will hold, but on bare metal is best. use a grit somewhere in the 80-200 range to get enough gr...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:21:17 PDT
How to change a Petcock (Carbureted Motorcycles) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-a-Petcock-Carbureted-Motorcycles/
How to change a Petcock (Carbureted Motorcycles) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/H3L4/I9FGR3TU/FCNH3L4I9FGR3TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/H3L4/I9FGR3TU/FCNH3L4I9FGR3TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/H3L4/I9FGR3TU/FCNH3L4I9FGR3TU.SMALL.jpg alefranc I have a 1975 Honda CB360 - which had a petcock leak. I ordered a replacement from Common Motors Collective - and went to replace it - to find almost no resources on doing so. It's shockingly simple, which probably explains the lack of resources, and doesn't require many tools or a whole lot of expe...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 07:48:32 PDT
License Plate Bracket for Motorcycle — On the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/License-Plate-Bracket-for-Motorcycle-On-the-Cheap/
License Plate Bracket for Motorcycle — On the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/QUP0/I8SLT7FP/F7VQUP0I8SLT7FP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/QUP0/I8SLT7FP/F7VQUP0I8SLT7FP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/QUP0/I8SLT7FP/F7VQUP0I8SLT7FP.SMALL.jpg czargee After looking at the cost of a legit motorcycle license plate bracket, $20-100, I was on a mission to make my own and save some money. My DIY bracket doesn't use a plate light but I can probably add a small LED light in the future. I made this for my 2002 Honda VFR800 motorcycle. Buy Your Bracket...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:18:26 PDT
Motorcycle panniers from disposable plastic container http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-panniers-from-disposable-plastic-contai/
Motorcycle panniers from disposable plastic container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/H34M/I7HG6CQ8/F3YH34MI7HG6CQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/H34M/I7HG6CQ8/F3YH34MI7HG6CQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/H34M/I7HG6CQ8/F3YH34MI7HG6CQ8.SMALL.jpg Ruta9 I like to travel on my bike, but bike luggage is so expensive I decided to make my own with some disposable plastic containers I got.They are very light, only 1,15kg (2,5lb) water resistant and the best part is I spent only a few bucks on them. Getting the containers and getting them ready I got ...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:32:19 PDT
Reflective Motorcycle Tiger Stripes http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflective-Motorcycle-Tiger-Stripes/
Reflective Motorcycle Tiger Stripes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/U5Q4/I52CVWSZ/FBZU5Q4I52CVWSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/U5Q4/I52CVWSZ/FBZU5Q4I52CVWSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/U5Q4/I52CVWSZ/FBZU5Q4I52CVWSZ.SMALL.jpg benthekahn Dual sports, or dirt bikes that can be legally ridden on the street have some distinct advantages over other classes of motorcycles. They handle well, are cheap, get good fuel economy, and are simple to work on. The main downside of dual sports is that in terms of looks, they're just a little, well,...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:11:08 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
Yamaha RXS100 12v Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Yamaha-RXS100-12v-Conversion/
Yamaha RXS100 12v Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/P768/I3TI8XTI/FU9P768I3TI8XTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/P768/I3TI8XTI/FU9P768I3TI8XTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/P768/I3TI8XTI/FU9P768I3TI8XTI.SMALL.jpg alison.vharding Okay, this is my first Instructable, so be nice please! How to convert your Yamaha RXS100 from 6v electrics to 12v electrics.Why? Well, the RXS is a cracking little bike but the 6 volt electrics really let it down. Do this conversion and you'll have no more issues with dim lights, dim- to non-existe...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 13:50:45 PST
My Motorized Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:58:27 PST
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80% http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Scooter-Motorcycle-Headlight-Brighter-by/
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80% - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SMALL.jpg bhvm I have this Lil' Scooter named Honda Activa.And like most other 2 wheelers, It has so called "Headlights" that are dim as candles.Stay with me and you'll learn how its easy to make them very bright and for not much. The culprit Most of the people might be thinking that the weak link for poor illu...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:48:16 PST
GoPro Mount modification for irregular shaped helmets Fox, Fly and others. http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Mount-modification-for-irregular-shaped-helm/
GoPro Mount modification for irregular shaped helmets Fox, Fly and others. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FJR8/I376QXVW/F1LFJR8I376QXVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FJR8/I376QXVW/F1LFJR8I376QXVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/FJR8/I376QXVW/F1LFJR8I376QXVW.SMALL.jpg abadr Some helmets like the Fox V2 and The Fly F2 have irregular shapes on top which prevents the use of the GoPro helmet mounts. My Fox V2 for example has a peak running down the center of the helmet and neither the flat or round mounts fit.The solution is simple. You press epoxy putty on the top of the ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 05:02:40 PST
Cheap (ugly?) Camera mount for motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-ugly-Camera-mount-for-motorcycle/
Cheap (ugly?) Camera mount for motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/ZDJE/I2S6MEBE/FHMZDJEI2S6MEBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/ZDJE/I2S6MEBE/FHMZDJEI2S6MEBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/ZDJE/I2S6MEBE/FHMZDJEI2S6MEBE.SMALL.jpg davatr After trying a handlebar clip-on camera mount I could see the potential, but was unhappy with the camera shake "juddery" video.-decided I needed some damping -looked at what was lying around, and came up with this. It works on a Suzuki GN250 and may be adaptable to other bikes. The camera is a Sanyo...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:53:52 PST
Timer for Automotive Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer-for-Automotive-Battery-Charger/
Timer for Automotive Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/8IC7/I2G1G91K/FY48IC7I2G1G91K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/8IC7/I2G1G91K/FY48IC7I2G1G91K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/8IC7/I2G1G91K/FY48IC7I2G1G91K.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This instructable uses an Arduino to control an automotive battery trickle charger.The charger will come on for 1/2 hour every three days.Your battery will stay charged when you store your car or motorcycle over the long winter. Timer for Automotive Battery Charger If you store a car or motorcycl...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:15:06 PST
Motorcycle LED Bar End Blinkers http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-LED-Bar-End-Blinkers/
Motorcycle LED Bar End Blinkers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/5JRT/I1NUCPD5/FWM5JRTI1NUCPD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/5JRT/I1NUCPD5/FWM5JRTI1NUCPD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/5JRT/I1NUCPD5/FWM5JRTI1NUCPD5.SMALL.jpg tim.d.anderson I've always been concerned on the motorcycle at night about visibility from the side, particularly when stopped. It's also tough to see blinkers when a cager is right next to you. A good headlight and indicators are great but when you're a sitting duck waiting for a light to change I've always wa...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:35:43 PDT
Heated Grips Alternative Control Replacement - Switch and Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-Grips-Alternative-Control-Replacement-Switc/
Heated Grips Alternative Control Replacement - Switch and Relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/QXK6/I1KJQVGH/FAAQXK6I1KJQVGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/QXK6/I1KJQVGH/FAAQXK6I1KJQVGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/QXK6/I1KJQVGH/FAAQXK6I1KJQVGH.SMALL.jpg Gothtec Never wire, your heated grips, straight to your battery! Always wire into the main system or, as I have done in this video, wire in via a relay (30Amp)! This prevents you leaving the switch on, or someone else switching it on while your away - leaving you with a a very flat battery!! :OYou can see h...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:46:53 PDT
Motorcycle Tow Hitch Bar repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Tow-Hitch-Bar-repair-Introduction-and-p/
Motorcycle Tow Hitch Bar repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/YLSZ/I1FQ2VB3/F82YLSZI1FQ2VB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/YLSZ/I1FQ2VB3/F82YLSZI1FQ2VB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/YLSZ/I1FQ2VB3/F82YLSZI1FQ2VB3.SMALL.jpg Gothtec Had a car run in to the trailer and it damaged the tow hitch bar.Here is what happened! Motorcycle Tow Hitch Bar repair - Mend it with tube and chain! So onto actually fixing it, using tube and chain. Unusual I know but thats what I'm good at :D Motorcycle Tow Hitch Bar repair - Fixing the tow ...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:59:42 PDT
Project Motorcycle Footboards - http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Motorcycle-Footboards-/
Project Motorcycle Footboards - - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZTQP/I1FQ28J8/F9AZTQPI1FQ28J8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZTQP/I1FQ28J8/F9AZTQPI1FQ28J8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/ZTQP/I1FQ28J8/F9AZTQPI1FQ28J8.SMALL.jpg Gothtec I wanted some footboards to go on the Dragstar, as the old one had them. They go, second hand, for £60 to £70 if you're lucky. So I went an alternate route with a pair I got off ebay very cheap :D Project Footboards - Plate Clean Up Second part of the series - Deconstruction of the footboard, re...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:12:25 PDT
Motorcycle Trailer Splash Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Trailer-Splash-Guard/
Motorcycle Trailer Splash Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/WV4L/I1FQ2VQZ/FKGWV4LI1FQ2VQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/WV4L/I1FQ2VQZ/FKGWV4LI1FQ2VQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/WV4L/I1FQ2VQZ/FKGWV4LI1FQ2VQZ.SMALL.jpg Gothtec The spray from my rear wheel was sand blasting my trailer, to the point of removing the paint.So I toyed with the idea of a bash plate out of aluminium or steel,but it would have to be painted and that too would be sand! blasted off!In my usual manner I thought about it and looked around, to what wa...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:59:49 PDT
Mono-wheel Motorcycle Trailer Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/Mono-wheel-Motorcycle-Trailer-Rebuild/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:39:05 PDT
Repairing/ salvaging leather panniers http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-salvaging-leather-panniers/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:49:05 PDT
The Bike Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bike-Watch/
The Bike Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/GZGV/I0HYQDRJ/FBLGZGVI0HYQDRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/GZGV/I0HYQDRJ/FBLGZGVI0HYQDRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/GZGV/I0HYQDRJ/FBLGZGVI0HYQDRJ.SMALL.jpg radiograf One of things that's bugged me in 30 odd years of riding a motorcycle is the lack of a clock. OK they fit a speedo, tachometer, fuel gauge, temperature gauge, voltmeter, but never a clock. After many years of improvisation I came up with this simple solution. This of course will fit on any 22mm tube...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:08:37 PDT