Instructables: exploring - bikes - bike - paint http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:12:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bed Liner Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Liner-Bike-Frame/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:02:37 PDT
Paint Your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Your-Bicycle/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:37:29 PDT
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-an-Old-Bicycle/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:20:45 PDT
Night Bike 2.0 with LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Bike-20/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:45:49 PST
Pimp your bike frame under £30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-your-bike-frame-under-30/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 10:23:31 PST
Painting a Bike Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-Bike-Helmet/
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 18:11:10 PDT
Bike Repainting - Explained... http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repainting-Explained/
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Thu, 9 May 2013 08:36:18 PDT
How to paint a bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-bike-look-like-new-again/
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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 07:44:39 PDT
Refurbishing and Modernizing an Old Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-and-Modernizing-an-Old-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:03:42 PDT
Bike Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Restoration-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/Y988/GQSILD69/FU8Y988GQSILD69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/Y988/GQSILD69/FU8Y988GQSILD69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/Y988/GQSILD69/FU8Y988GQSILD69.SMALL.jpg qwertyboy My friend found a BMX bike at a garage sale for $8. This was a bargain, so he picked it up. The bike worked well, but it was definitely in need of care. The previous owners had tried to paint it, but did a horrible job. For one thing, they didn't disassemble or even mask off parts of the bike, so ev...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 19:30:21 PDT
Painting a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-Bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KNSI/GKLJ5LP6/FSMKNSIGKLJ5LP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KNSI/GKLJ5LP6/FSMKNSIGKLJ5LP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KNSI/GKLJ5LP6/FSMKNSIGKLJ5LP6.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables, this is another one of my entries for the  I Made It Photo Contest.  As you can see, this is my bike, which we painted over the summer.  The entire project took about four days, including drying time.  We used paint stripper to remove the paint, but learned afterwords that this ...
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 08:39:28 PST
Complete Tandem Bike Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Tandem-Bike-Build/
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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:32:38 PST
DREMEL Refurbished early 90s TREK Antelope 800 mountain bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DREMEL-Refurbished-early-90s-TREK-Antelope-800-mou/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/B5KC/GHTLLFK1/FSJB5KCGHTLLFK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/B5KC/GHTLLFK1/FSJB5KCGHTLLFK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/B5KC/GHTLLFK1/FSJB5KCGHTLLFK1.SMALL.jpg titanimriders777 Hello, im 20 years old and have been riding bikes since ive been 3 . I have always liked a nice bmx bike and doing everything with it; street dirt parks public comutting trails you name it. I recently gota motorcycle which in turn reawoke my love for all things with wheels. Long story short decided...
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Sat, 18 Dec 2010 03:58:23 PST
Scraper Bike Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Scraper-Bike-Wheels/
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 19:34:42 PST
CLASSIC FIXED GEAR http://www.instructables.com/id/CLASSIC-FIXED-GEAR-NON-HIPSTER-EDITION/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/95M0/G6MPD3HF/FON95M0G6MPD3HF.SMALL.jpg brianhabicht  Some photos of my 1972 Schwinn Varsity fixed gear conversion
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 18:27:22 PST
How To Paint A Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-A-Bike/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2009 09:05:52 PDT
Prepping a Bike Frame for Powder Coating with Logos http://www.instructables.com/id/Powder-Coat-a-Bike-Frame-with-Logos/
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Sat, 30 May 2009 00:07:56 PDT
Make your own 29er Bicycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-29er-Bicycle/
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Tue, 12 May 2009 10:14:23 PDT
how to paint a BMX bike http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-paint-a-BMX-bike/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2009 19:02:43 PDT
Poor Man's Painted Bicycle Wheel (Lacing Included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Painted-Bicycle-Wheel-Lacing-Included/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2009 21:41:09 PDT
How to Paint your bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-your-bike/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2008 14:09:56 PDT
Repainting An Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Repainting-An-Old-Bicycle/
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Sat, 31 May 2008 19:25:36 PDT
How To Make Custom Handlebar Bar Ends! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Custom-Bar-Ends/
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Wed, 7 May 2008 10:52:36 PDT
Create a Mural for your Cycling Boudoir (or whatever) http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Mural-for-your-Cycling-Boudoir-or-what/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 14:15:21 PST