Instructables: exploring - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:10:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Upgrade Your Older Bicycle Frame with Modern V-Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Older-Bicycle-Frame-With-Cantilever-B/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:31:51 PST
DIY Bike Stand ! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Stand-/
DIY Bike Stand ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/NAQT/IKFRUZHY/FQVNAQTIKFRUZHY.SMALL.jpg Rwesley01 This instructable details how to make a simple, durable, and functional bicycle repair stand! This project cost me less then $30 dollars and is very easy to do with little materials. I purchased all my materials at The Home Depot. It took me less than two hours to do this and if you get the wood cut...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:05:52 PST
Low Cost Bicycle Mobile Phone Mount Using (Old Deodorant Bottles) http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Bicycle-Mobile-Phone-Mount-Using-Old-Deod/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 12:47:16 PST
How To: Change Drum Brake Shoes for Dirt Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-Drum-Brake-Shoes-for-Dirt-Bikes/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:53:48 PST
Adaptive Tadpole Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tadpole-Trike/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 13:05:50 PST
Adaptive Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Adaptive-Bike/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:41:10 PST
Hub Motor Delta Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Hub-Motor-Delta-Trike/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:28:10 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST
Drift Trike Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Drift-Trike-Wheels/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 14:56:14 PST
Car Horns for Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Horns-for-Bicycles/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 21:16:11 PST
Mercedes G for my son. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mercedes-ML-for-My-Son/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:25:47 PST
Graber MAG Trainer – Spring Loaded Passive Vibration Isolation http://www.instructables.com/id/Graber-MAG-Trainer-Spring-Loaded-Passive-Vibration/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:48:00 PST
Crazy Giant EYEBALL Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Giant-EYEBALL-Bike-Lights/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:03:19 PST
Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Bike-2/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 15:36:29 PST
$5.00 Bicycle Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/500-Bicycle-Headlight/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:33:18 PST
Zip tie bike Traction Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Bike-Traction-Chain/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:15:41 PST
Graber MAG Bike Trainer – Increased Resistance Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Graber-MAG-Bike-Trainer-Increased-Resistance-Modif/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 13:23:01 PST
Wood Mudguard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mudguard/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 01:46:14 PST
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-LED-Bicycle-Light-V20-BigGun/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:13:43 PST
Bike Carrying Shoulder Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Carrying-Shoulder-Pad/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:13:44 PST
DIY Bicycle U-Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-U-Lock/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:12:59 PST
Shorten Your Lock-On Bicycle Grips http://www.instructables.com/id/Shorten-Your-Lock-On-Bicycle-Grips-1/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:27:47 PST
balance bike restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/balance-bike-restoration/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 05:22:26 PST
USB powered Bicycle Frontal lighting system http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-Bicycle-Frontal-lighting-system/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:16:13 PST
Bicycle Trailer DIY Boat Trailer Tag Along Trailer Buddy Trailer Multi Purpose http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-DIY-Boat-Trailer-Tag-Along-Trailer/
Bicycle Trailer DIY Boat Trailer Tag Along Trailer Buddy Trailer Multi Purpose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/DSTV/IH877W6C/FZBDSTVIH877W6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/DSTV/IH877W6C/FZBDSTVIH877W6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/DSTV/IH877W6C/FZBDSTVIH877W6C.SMALL.jpg DerrickDIY15 I wanted to build a multi functional bicycle trailer that was of course light weight. I picked up an old golf bag caddy for $2 at the thrift store. I used a few other spare parts laying around and I got a very useful end result. Here's how I did it! Purchase Search around at yard sales, thrift st...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:58:52 PST
Folding Fixie (without welding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Fixie-without-welding/
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:32:25 PST
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Reverse-Steering-Bike/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:28:09 PST
Flat Pack Bike Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Bike-Helmet/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 15:05:22 PST
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-wheel-hubs-and-joining-them-to-ca-1/
Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims. PART 2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/LQ19/IG8BHN3W/F3NLQ19IG8BHN3W.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This is a follow up to my original "Making wide bike wheel hubs and joining them to car rims!" Instructable.The original can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wide-bike-w...This Instructable is more off an idea provoker, a way to encourage anyone doing this sort of thing to think...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:57:07 PDT
Walmart Hack Bamboo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Walmart-Hack-Bamboo-Bike/
Walmart Hack Bamboo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/3OJ1/IG5C8ZUJ/F843OJ1IG5C8ZUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/3OJ1/IG5C8ZUJ/F843OJ1IG5C8ZUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/3OJ1/IG5C8ZUJ/F843OJ1IG5C8ZUJ.SMALL.jpg lgrake When I designed the Semester hextube bamboo bike for HERObike a few years ago, I was frustrated with the costs of components- wheels, tires, chainset, saddle- everything! Trying to keep a simple bike affordable was an incredible challenge. But then someone told me that Walmart sold a pretty decent f...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 11:31:06 PDT
Bamboo Hextubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Hextubes/
Bamboo Hextubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/5F9K/IG3WTM8O/FKO5F9KIG3WTM8O.SMALL.jpg lgrake Hex Tubes- The Basics Hextubes are bamboo/carbon fiber composite tubes that are strong, stiff, lightweight, and relatively easy to construct with basic woodshop tools.I’ve been making these things for a few years now, and I’ve figured out some techniques that seem to work pretty efficiently, but I a...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:19:38 PDT
Recycling a Laptop Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-a-Laptop-Battery-Pack-for-Bicycle-Lighti/
Recycling a Laptop Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/O3JF/IFMTP2EJ/FX9O3JFIFMTP2EJ.SMALL.jpg scd I have found that often a laptop battery pack that has been discarded as bad as a laptop power source is still usable as a power source for other projects. Most laptop battery packs are internally constructed from 18650-size lithium cells. This instructable describes using cells from a laptop batter...
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 13:33:15 PDT
Bicycle Safety Aid Prototype: 3D Dynamic Wheel Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Safety-Aid-Prototype-3D-Dynamic-Wheel-Ligh/
Bicycle Safety Aid Prototype: 3D Dynamic Wheel Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/070O/IFDSWF01/FRS070OIFDSWF01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/070O/IFDSWF01/FRS070OIFDSWF01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/070O/IFDSWF01/FRS070OIFDSWF01.SMALL.jpg emdubolu This is an ible on a prototype design for a safety aid for cyclists. This design is just a prototype so full details on materials and the full construction process is just a general idea. Particularly, the wheel light is aimed at cycling work commuters to be more visibly from the side, especially at...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 15:01:59 PDT
Basic Multi-Modular Frames for Cargo Bikes - Stackable watertight laser cut boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Multi-Modular-Frames-for-Cargo-Bikes-Stackab/
Basic Multi-Modular Frames for Cargo Bikes - Stackable watertight laser cut boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/JIIB/IEVUWJQB/FGDJIIBIEVUWJQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/JIIB/IEVUWJQB/FGDJIIBIEVUWJQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/JIIB/IEVUWJQB/FGDJIIBIEVUWJQB.SMALL.jpg Velo M2 The basic multi-modular frames for cargo bikes is the first building block in our open source platform Vélo M², an ecosystem where we provide the electricity by solar & pedal power and the plans to build modules to your imagination that make use of this renewable energy. We want to make use of cargo...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 03:19:12 PDT
Back to the Future Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Future-Bike-Trailer/
Back to the Future Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PVUD/IESTTZAS/FE5PVUDIESTTZAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PVUD/IESTTZAS/FE5PVUDIESTTZAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/PVUD/IESTTZAS/FE5PVUDIESTTZAS.SMALL.jpg travis36evans Ever needed to jazz up your kids bike trailer for an upcoming ride? I have the need every year when we participate in Utah's Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride. It's a 24 mile ride that starts at 10pm and costumes are encouraged. This years theme was Back to the Future, with the ride taking place on Ju...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 15:16:29 PDT
Bent ply wood bike fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-ply-wood-bike-fender/
Bent ply wood bike fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ADDT/IEIDDORO/FEBADDTIEIDDORO.SMALL.jpg dswaim I made this simple laminated plywood bike fender a few years ago for my beat up old road bike (one too many soggy butt rides) This was a perfect weekend project for this bike loving DIYster, made of inexpensive materials and relatively easy to assemble. I added a graphic on the back for a bit of fla...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:27:29 PDT
DIY Self-Leveling Bike Light Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Self-Leveling-Bike-Light-Mount/
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By: hanlin_y

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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 16:12:19 PDT
Bamboo Cargo Bike (Tiki Bike) - Updated 12/1/2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-inspiration/
Bamboo Cargo Bike (Tiki Bike) - Updated 12/1/2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SMALL.jpg Buddha Knuckle Design and InspirationThis is my first Instructable, so please forgive me if it does not read the way you would like it to. This is a build diary of sorts. There is a lot of information written as tags on the pictures, so make sure to examine those if you choose to use this instructable. I had bee...
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/
How to lace a Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer I quite like to ride my bike, you should too, it is fun. Hopefully the saddle that comes with the bike is comfortable for you. If it is not allow me to recommend a Brooks saddle. They are made out of leather and are very comfortable. However, I am not here to sell you a saddle, I am here to remin...
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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 ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:17:31 PDT
Three Wheel Bike Kinetic Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Kinetic-Sculpture/
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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/
Upcycled License Plate Bike Badge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/YGW5/IDK88DQ5/FA7YGW5IDK88DQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/YGW5/IDK88DQ5/FA7YGW5IDK88DQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/YGW5/IDK88DQ5/FA7YGW5IDK88DQ5.SMALL.jpg ischaren Got an old license plate lying around? Want an awesome badge for your bicycle or motorbike's head tube? You have come to the right place. This Instructible will teach you how to make a custom bike badge from an old license plate. Design Using a strait-edge and compass, trace your desired shape...
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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/
High Powered Yellow Bike Light (Front+Side Combo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/GUDU/IDIN9P3E/F11GUDUIDIN9P3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/GUDU/IDIN9P3E/F11GUDUIDIN9P3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/GUDU/IDIN9P3E/F11GUDUIDIN9P3E.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y Since I cycle commute, I designed this daytime bike light which has plenty of front and side visibility. There aren't that many options for high powered side lights at our local bike stores which is why I designed this bike light to have side LEDs. This bike light is about 7 watts. To increase your ...
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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/
The new DIY U-lock holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/7NOG/IDFW8Q20/FC77NOGIDFW8Q20.SMALL.jpg pandoheas After some days of experimentation I think I found the perfect DIY holster for U-Locks. Its ideal for bikes with small frames that don't have enough space for a holster, but It works beautifully on every kind and size of frame.It's easy to make with materials you have in your drawers.What you are ...
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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/
The Bicycle Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/94D0/ID2XC7BL/FW594D0ID2XC7BL.SMALL.jpg heinzdrei Finally, be the star of commuter traffic! Make all the kids in the neighbourhood happy! Or just jealous! Engage in inspiring discussions with chemtrail believers! With the wind-driven Bicycle Bubble Machine drawing a dense stream of soap bubbles behind you, you too can bring peace and happiness back...
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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/
Gravity-powered Go-kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/3I1Z/ICMHJ8CR/FA93I1ZICMHJ8CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/3I1Z/ICMHJ8CR/FA93I1ZICMHJ8CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/3I1Z/ICMHJ8CR/FA93I1ZICMHJ8CR.SMALL.jpg nickivan This Instructable has this introduction and two more sections:0. The Why-blurb (see below)1. The How-blurb2. The PicturesI was motivated to build this gravity powered go-kart by the recent proliference of mini quad bikes and motorbikes in my immediate vicinity. Being interested in anything technical...
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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/
Old Backpack to Bicycle Frame Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/UMYV/ICNNIK0G/FDNUMYVICNNIK0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/UMYV/ICNNIK0G/FDNUMYVICNNIK0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/UMYV/ICNNIK0G/FDNUMYVICNNIK0G.SMALL.jpg msparker I love cycling, but I am rubbish at motivating myself to train. My new technique is to visit friends on my bike, this however poses a problem; how do i bring stuff with me? I could get panniers, but on a road bike!??!! surely not!!! I could use a backpack, but cycling with a backpack for any distanc...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:35:10 PDT
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-9/
Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/2QPB/ICG2AH12/FNS2QPBICG2AH12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/2QPB/ICG2AH12/FNS2QPBICG2AH12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/2QPB/ICG2AH12/FNS2QPBICG2AH12.SMALL.jpg michigantinkerer This trailer was inspired by Andrea Arzensek’s trailer,which I found on Instructables. It was adapted to my own skill level and materials on hand. I made it for occasional trips to the farmers’ market and because I wanted the challenge. It is super light. I constructed it so it could easily be b...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:26:36 PDT