Instructables: exploring - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 4 Sep 2015 14:34:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bamboo Cargo Bike (Tiki Bike) http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-inspiration/
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By: Buddha Knuckle

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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 07:43:02 PDT
How to lace a Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-Brooks-saddle/
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By: MattBruzer

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:24:12 PDT
Make a ultra-cheap generator for your bicycle (by cheap means from almost dirt!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ultea-cheap-generator-for-your-bicycle-from/
Make a ultra-cheap generator for your bicycle (by cheap means from almost dirt!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/05BE/IDSN81X3/FEW05BEIDSN81X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/05BE/IDSN81X3/FEW05BEIDSN81X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/05BE/IDSN81X3/FEW05BEIDSN81X3.SMALL.jpg Menticol Today I would like to show you how to build a very cheap yet working bicycle generator. My idea is not competing with a store-bought “dynamo”, but instead teaching you a fun project made from trash (and some of the science behind it). What’s a Generator and how it works? A generator is a machine ...
By: Menticol

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:17:31 PDT
Build a Three Wheel Bike Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Kinetic-Sculpture/
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By: OogieMustBoogie

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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 16:52:44 PDT
Upcycled License Plate Bike Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-License-Plate-Bike-Badge/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:52:38 PDT
High Powered Yellow Bike Light (Front+Side Combo) http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Powered-Yellow-Bike-Light-FrontSide-Combo/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:50:31 PDT
The new DIY U-lock holster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-new-DIY-U-lock-holster/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:32:38 PDT
The Bicycle Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bicycle-Bubble-Machine/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 12:40:30 PDT
Foldable Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Bike-Trailer/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 04:35:21 PDT
6-buck bicycle rear rack from repurposed materials http://www.instructables.com/id/6-buck-bicycle-rear-rack-from-repurposed-materials/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:29:39 PDT
Gravity-powered Go-kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-powered-Go-kart/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:59:29 PDT
Old Backpack to Bicycle Frame Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Backpack-to-Bicycle-Frame-Bag/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:35:10 PDT
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-9/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:26:36 PDT
ALL RECYCLED GOOSENECK BIKE TRAILER http://www.instructables.com/id/ALL-RECYCLED-GOOSENECK-BIKE-TRAILER/
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By: xader

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:44:43 PDT
Vintage Hardshell Suitcase Pannier - The Cadillac of Luxury Bike Bags! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hardshell-Suitcase-Pannier-The-Cadillac-of/
Vintage Hardshell Suitcase Pannier - The Cadillac of Luxury Bike Bags! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FULX/IANRW6EP/FL7FULXIANRW6EP.SMALL.jpg MatthewM28 Sure, you need a pannier. But can you pack an entire beach picnic into those other puny panniers? Well can you?? Go. You go try. I'll wait here. Not even close, right? You need a BIGGER pannier. You need the CADILLAC of panniers!I started this project with one goal in mind: I want a single, easy-to...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:02:35 PDT
How to build a bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bike-trailer-1/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 14:32:07 PDT
Tandem mixed : seated/bent http://www.instructables.com/id/The-swordfish-bike-a-new-tandem/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 03:59:24 PDT
Cargo Rack Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Cargo-Rack-Platform/
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By: Geezerwheels

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Sat, 30 May 2015 12:28:12 PDT
All-Terrain Bike Trailer and Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Terrain-Bike-Trailer-and-Dolly/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:57:40 PDT
Let's build a Test Track! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-build-a-Test-Track/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:26:32 PDT
Rooftop Bike Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooftop-Bike-Carrier/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:52:44 PDT
Doggy Bike Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggy-Bike-Wagon/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:55:29 PDT
How To Make A Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Go-Kart-1/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:21:49 PDT
Mudflap for Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mudflap-for-Bike-Lovers/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:18:56 PDT
Restore your seemingly totalled bicycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-your-seemingly-totalled-bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:58:32 PDT
Custom Glow Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Glow-Bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 23:33:18 PDT
Portable Produce: the botanic bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Produce-the-botanic-bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:46:13 PDT
Simple & Adjustable Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-AdjustableTruck-Bed-Bike-Rack/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 21:56:33 PDT
No TV unless you exercise! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-TV-unless-you-exercise/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:35:04 PDT
Homemade Cart bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cart-bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:34:31 PDT
Restoring Vintage Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Vintage-Bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:59:56 PDT
Front Fork Stand for Bicycle Rollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Fork-Stand-for-Bicycle-Rollers/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:21:52 PDT
How to fix up an old bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-up-an-old-bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 05:26:53 PDT
Bicycle Cell Phone Charger (Wind Turbine with build in Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Bicycle-Cell-Phone-Charger-Wind-Turbine-with-bui/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:44:01 PDT
Mobile Bicycle Powered Air Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Bicycle-Powered-Air-Compressor/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:23:13 PDT
Awesome Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Bike-Trailer/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:39:41 PDT
Bike Basket Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Basket-Tutorial/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 14:17:08 PDT
Bike Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Boombox/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:04:47 PDT
Foldable bike (for free on the train!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-foldable-bike/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 02:57:04 PDT
Tailgating Beer Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailgating-Beer-Trike/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:40:42 PDT
bicycle wood fender http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-wood-fender/
bicycle wood fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Let me say that fenders on a bike are not always stylish accessories, especially if plastic parts (except if it's reuse). Nevertheless when it's raining they become essential, so that leaves us with a question, install fenders or not?For my all-day city-bike I decided to make my own stylish fenders ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:07:12 PDT
Spray Paint Your Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Your-Bike/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:18:12 PDT
cargo-racebike http://www.instructables.com/id/cargo-racebike/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:50:59 PDT
Go Green with Smart Mate http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Green-with-Smart-Mate/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:18:02 PDT
Sparking Bike Light/Bug Zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparking-Bike-LightBug-Zapper/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:59:24 PDT
HPV-QUADRICYCLE FOR TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/HPV-QUADRICYCLE-FOR-TWO/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:52:22 PDT
Upcycle A Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-A-Bicycle/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:45:59 PDT
Bike Frame Chain-Slap Protection http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Frame-Chain-Slap-Protection/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:37:46 PDT
Versatile "carry-a-bike" cargo bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-carry-a-bike-cargo-bike-trailer/
Versatile "carry-a-bike" cargo bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XX46/I916DNJE/F2MXX46I916DNJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XX46/I916DNJE/F2MXX46I916DNJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/XX46/I916DNJE/F2MXX46I916DNJE.SMALL.jpg VortexSurfer If you are anything like me, you not only like cycling but have elected the bike as your favorite means of transportation. You like practical solutions that allow you to use your bike as often as possible, overcoming challenges of cargo transportation that would normally require the use of a larger ...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:57:01 PDT
BIKE CHARRIOT Mark I. Aka Bike Pooling Device. http://www.instructables.com/id/BIKE-CHARRIOT-Aka-Bike-Pooling-Device/
BIKE CHARRIOT Mark I. Aka Bike Pooling Device. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CY82/I8YBIOEA/FZ7CY82I8YBIOEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CY82/I8YBIOEA/FZ7CY82I8YBIOEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CY82/I8YBIOEA/FZ7CY82I8YBIOEA.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez Bicycling Commuting is a growing trend but some times the twist between car to bike its not as easy as you thought. Some hurdles pop out in the process,For instance. when my lovely wife just cant ride bike for fear or some other issues, well I had to ride with the company of my kids and wife stay...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:41:16 PDT