Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - bikes - bike http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:36:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to lace a Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-Brooks-saddle/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:24:12 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
Cleaning up some bicycle bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-up-some-bicycle-bearings/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:32:30 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
From garbage to rideable: A BMX tale http://www.instructables.com/id/From-garbage-to-rideable-BMX-tale/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:06:15 PDT
Fixie Commuter Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixie-Commuter-Build/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:14:02 PDT
Simple Roof Bars & Bike Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Roof-Bars-Bike-Carrier/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:33:45 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
Mounting Bike Lights on Bike Baskets http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-Bike-Lights-on-Bike-Baskets/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 23:14:29 PDT
Foldable Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Bike-Trailer/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 04:35:21 PDT
Quick Bike Hack Fixes Floppy Pants Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Bike-Hack-Fixes-Floppy-Pants-Problem/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:23:45 PDT
Lunchbox Pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunchbox-Pannier/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:15:50 PDT
How to replace your bike wheels wth simple tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-replace-your-bike-wheels-wth-simple-/
How to replace your bike wheels wth simple tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/4BIB/ICP0XQQS/FNX4BIBICP0XQQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/4BIB/ICP0XQQS/FNX4BIBICP0XQQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/4BIB/ICP0XQQS/FNX4BIBICP0XQQS.SMALL.jpg abdulghania Replacing wheels on your bicycle is an easy task that you can accomplish in the comfort of your home. In this instructable we look at a speed bike that goes by the name of GMC Denali (no seriously that's what it's called). But, remember that these steps can be modified to work for any kind of bicy...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:24:21 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/
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
How to perform multiple backwheel hops on your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-multiple-backwheel-hops-on-your-tri/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:48:07 PDT
How to perform a supercool 360° tailtap with your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-a-supercool-360-tailtap-with-your-t/
How to perform a supercool 360° tailtap with your trial bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/U3MI/ICACK7T2/FYYU3MIICACK7T2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/U3MI/ICACK7T2/FYYU3MIICACK7T2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/U3MI/ICACK7T2/FYYU3MIICACK7T2.SMALL.jpg blauesocke This instructable will teach you how to perform a supercool 360° tailtap with your trial bike. The weird trick name explained:Do 180° bunny hopLand on your back wheelDo another 180° spin while your front wheel is in the air Grab your helmet Before you start, search and find your helmet. You are a...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:54:42 PDT
How to perform a bunny hop with your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-a-bunny-hop-with-your-trial-bike/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:49:43 PDT
How to perform a 180° nose tailtap to a 180° tailtap with your trial bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-a-180-nose-tailtap-to-a-180-tailtap/
How to perform a 180° nose tailtap to a 180° tailtap with your trial bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VZ4M/ICACKH9V/FS2VZ4MICACKH9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VZ4M/ICACKH9V/FS2VZ4MICACKH9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/VZ4M/ICACKH9V/FS2VZ4MICACKH9V.SMALL.jpg blauesocke This instructable will show you how to perform a 180° nose tailtap followed by a normal tailtap. Have fun! Grab your helmet Before you start, search and find your helmet. You are an idiot when you ride your bike without wearing a helmet. Get some speed To do the 180° tail tap, you need some sp...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:46:37 PDT
Attach a bottle opener to your bike with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Attached-a-bottle-opener-to-you-bike-with-Sugru/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:38:23 PDT
On the Top Of The World : Dream Ride : World Highest Motorable Road 18000+ Ft. http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-Top-Of-The-World-Dream-Ride-World-Highest-M/
On the Top Of The World : Dream Ride : World Highest Motorable Road 18000+ Ft. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/0X0J/IC1RW03X/FH20X0JIC1RW03X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/0X0J/IC1RW03X/FH20X0JIC1RW03X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/0X0J/IC1RW03X/FH20X0JIC1RW03X.SMALL.jpg RonakT2 Buckle up for the most precious trip of your life time. Stopover in sapphire lakes, rusty terrains, peaceful outbacks and almost anywhere your heart wants to. This is not where your burdens will dare to follow you; this is where you dig out your fantasy and put it straight into reality. So, let t...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:27:42 PDT
Bike Repainting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repainting/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:51:25 PDT
Bicycle Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Restoration/
Bicycle Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BW64/I1946DZZ/F2KBW64I1946DZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BW64/I1946DZZ/F2KBW64I1946DZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/BW64/I1946DZZ/F2KBW64I1946DZZ.SMALL.jpg Gemmahaggerty After being unsuccessful in trying to find a fixed gear bike I liked, I decided to buy an old bike online with the intention to restore it, the way I wanted it. I bought this bike of for £30. Buying Parts Here is where you need to decide what parts are needed to restore the bike. The bike was in ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:35:12 PDT
fly a bicycle on a plane in a climbing crash pad http://www.instructables.com/id/fly-a-bicycle-on-a-plane-in-a-climbing-crash-pad/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:19:06 PDT
Bmx Engine Kit 80cc http://www.instructables.com/id/Bmx-Engine-Kit-80cc/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:34:27 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
Bike Trailer Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Hitch-3/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 08:27:50 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
Let's build a Test Track! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-build-a-Test-Track/
Let's build a Test Track! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L1N5/I9WTTIR0/FM0L1N5I9WTTIR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L1N5/I9WTTIR0/FM0L1N5I9WTTIR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L1N5/I9WTTIR0/FM0L1N5I9WTTIR0.SMALL.jpg al3may Alright everyone so last year I was tasked with designing and building an ATV / Side by Side test track for our new dealership location. Let's see how I got this accomplished, some of the main things I had to keep in mind was a used car lot section needed to go in and size limitations of the 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
How to Get Those Stuck Grips Off Bike's Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Those-Stuck-Grips-Off-Bikes-Handlebars/
How to Get Those Stuck Grips Off Bike's Handlebars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2558/I9FGWBVS/F0R2558I9FGWBVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2558/I9FGWBVS/F0R2558I9FGWBVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/2558/I9FGWBVS/F0R2558I9FGWBVS.SMALL.jpg koroliov Sometimes people need to take their grips off a bike's handlebars, but often the only way to do so appears only to cut them. This instructable tells you how to do this in another way. You will need:- a pair of grips to take off,- water, and- a flathead screwdriver. First start off by taking a f...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 22:49:52 PDT
Custom Glow Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Glow-Bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 23:33:18 PDT
Simple & Adjustable Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-AdjustableTruck-Bed-Bike-Rack/
Simple & Adjustable Truck Bed Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/82PI/I9ABD45N/FJD82PII9ABD45N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/82PI/I9ABD45N/FJD82PII9ABD45N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/82PI/I9ABD45N/FJD82PII9ABD45N.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Soon after purchasing my truck and hauling several bikes at a time, it became very apparent that I needed a bike rack for the bed. Not one to worry, I knew this was a problem with numerous solutions. I found several DIY bike racks online during some preliminary research, but I didn't find one that f...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 21:56:33 PDT
Doggy Bike Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggy-Bike-Wagon/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:55:29 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
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
phone holder for your bike http://www.instructables.com/id/phone-holder-for-your-bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 11:46:18 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
Bike rack for multiple bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-for-multiple-bikes/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 18:45:38 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/
Bicycle Cell Phone Charger (Wind Turbine with build in Battery) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/URWO/I98BJIGH/FOBURWOI98BJIGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/URWO/I98BJIGH/FOBURWOI98BJIGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/URWO/I98BJIGH/FOBURWOI98BJIGH.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I go very often to cycle in the nature where is no electricity, and during a long bike tour my phone usually discharges. These smartphones have a large capacity but its consumption is big too. I made a few weeks ago another bike turbine for the Bicycle Contest, but I think I can make a better one. S...
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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/
Mobile Bicycle Powered Air Compressor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/TIKV/I96WA8X1/FS6TIKVI96WA8X1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/TIKV/I96WA8X1/FS6TIKVI96WA8X1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/TIKV/I96WA8X1/FS6TIKVI96WA8X1.SMALL.jpg bruhman This eye catching addition to any bicycle allows the user to continuously compress air while riding. The power from the bike wheel is converted into air pressure by using an off-the-shelf car tire compressor and a fun amount of 3D printing and Laser Cutting. You ask, "Well dude, why would I want to ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:23:13 PDT
Awesome Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Bike-Trailer/
Awesome Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/XCRJ/I976TWET/F18XCRJI976TWET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/XCRJ/I976TWET/F18XCRJI976TWET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/XCRJ/I976TWET/F18XCRJI976TWET.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek I made this super awesome bike trailer to do shopping, buy and transport trees and plants, get lumber....etc.It's lightweight, takes over 200 lbs of load, versatile, maneuverable, ecologic and the best of all - cheap to make!Make it and you'll love it, guaranteed! Cutting the stock Cut Red Cedar ...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:39:41 PDT
Bike Storage Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Storage-Compartment/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 14:20:49 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/
Foldable bike (for free on the train!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/57K0/I941DGJ2/FL057K0I941DGJ2.SMALL.jpg lvandemaele Hi there! Occasionally, I take the train to another city in Belgium. When I arrive in the city, it's always very useful to have a bicycle. Unfortunately, I don't have one in every city and a folding bike is quite expensive if you only use it occasionally. That's why I made this foldable bike myself!...
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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