Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - bikes - bike http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:12:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rim Light for Bicycle --- with Solar charging http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-Rim-Light-for-Bicycle-with-Solar-charging/
Rim Light for Bicycle --- with Solar charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/3YWG/HY4KSS6T/F8Z3YWGHY4KSS6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/3YWG/HY4KSS6T/F8Z3YWGHY4KSS6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/3YWG/HY4KSS6T/F8Z3YWGHY4KSS6T.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hi everyone. I am Sahas Chitlange aging 15 from INDIA . Here's my new weekend project. SOLAR Rim Light for Bicycle --- with Solar charginghave you ever thought of adding a beautiful effect of rim light to your bicycle?? This is the system i made with which you can add a rim light giving you a effect...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:55:55 PDT
Multi Storage Wall Box for Biking Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Storage-Wall-Box-for-Biking-Stuff/
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By: ErwanJez

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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:32:34 PDT
Phrenology Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Phrenology-Helmet/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:07:46 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Playmobile bicycle valve caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobile-bicycle-valve-caps/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:15:57 PDT
Bike Repair Wood Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Repair-Stand/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:55:19 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Bike-Seatpost-Mount/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:49:35 PDT
How To Adjust A Derailleur http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Adjust-A-Derailleur/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 17:00:11 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Windmill/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:23:13 PDT
Jogging stroller / bike trailer hack / conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jogging-stroller-bike-trailer-hack-conversion/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:02 PDT
DIY reflective tape armour for bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-reflective-tape-armour-for-bike/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:37:56 PDT
HOW TO FIX A FLAT TIRE ON A BIKE. http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FIX-A-FLAT-TIRE-OF-A-BIKE/
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By: Agent James

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:36:04 PDT
Bike better with an LED cadence meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-better-with-an-LED-cadence-meter/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:45:46 PDT
Convert your relector into a bike light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-relector-into-a-bike-light/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:00:38 PDT
Batman motorcycle helmet (aerodynamic as f***) http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-motorcycle-helmet-aerodynamic-as-f/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 07:50:44 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Paint Your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Your-Bicycle/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:37:29 PDT
bicycle shifter grip http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-shifter-grip/
bicycle shifter grip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7R8X/HWLD7PF7/FHX7R8XHWLD7PF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7R8X/HWLD7PF7/FHX7R8XHWLD7PF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/7R8X/HWLD7PF7/FHX7R8XHWLD7PF7.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Although the bicycle components are usually made so that their weight is lower as possible, you can add a nice coloured grip to your shifter in a few easy steps. The Sugru Clean the shifter with alcohol, so that Sugru will adhere better.Now you need a pack of Sugru, you can choose the colour you ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:41:01 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
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/CyGlow-Bike-Lights-Workshop/
GlowHacker Bike Lights Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/QGPV/HWLD0E62/F9CQGPVHWLD0E62.SMALL.jpg alexglow There are too many intelligent, talented people riding around without any lights, like total idiots (a.k.a. "darkwads"). To help change this, I've been running a workshop called GlowHacker, which puts TRON-worthy light strips on your awesome bike.They're durable! These bad boys stand up to a lot of ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:33:37 PDT
Bicycle Maintenance 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Maintenance-101/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:51:15 PDT
Bicycle Lubrication: What, When, Where, How! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Lubrication-What-When-Where-How/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:48:42 PDT
My Carbon frame flop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Carbon-frame-flop/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 05:04:51 PDT
Cellphone bike mount from PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Cellphone-bike-mount-from-PVC/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:47:22 PDT
Spreading or adjusting a bicycle frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Spreading-or-adjusting-a-bicycle-frame/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:01:17 PDT
Custom Reupholstered Bicycle Saddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Reupholstered-Bicycle-Saddle/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:04:57 PDT
Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-8/
Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/5P16/HWC4L6ZC/FVL5P16HWC4L6ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/5P16/HWC4L6ZC/FVL5P16HWC4L6ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/5P16/HWC4L6ZC/FVL5P16HWC4L6ZC.SMALL.jpg Frogbottom Design Thousands of these end up in the landfills each your. Yes.....some get recycled, but the majority of them do not. Frogbottom Design gives them a new lease on life. A new purpose. We hope you have enjoyed this DIY moment. So get out there and let your imagination run wild! Everything is salvag...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:37:08 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Yarn- Bomb Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Bomb-Bike-1/
Yarn- Bomb Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/69SE/HWAAX4LQ/FPA69SEHWAAX4LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/69SE/HWAAX4LQ/FPA69SEHWAAX4LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/69SE/HWAAX4LQ/FPA69SEHWAAX4LQ.SMALL.jpg Snotflower 1. Get yourself an old bike, one you don't mind losing if it gets knicked or damaged or carted off by the council. Could try your local friendly community d.i.y bike workshop or cycle store to salvage stuff on its way to the tip. 2. Knit yourself some strips of wool. I vaguely measured what I wa...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 04:13:09 PDT
How to clean your bike chain and drivetrain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-your-bike-chain-and-drivetrain/
How to clean your bike chain and drivetrain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/3Q8O/HW8SZ717/FMC3Q8OHW8SZ717.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/3Q8O/HW8SZ717/FMC3Q8OHW8SZ717.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/3Q8O/HW8SZ717/FMC3Q8OHW8SZ717.SMALL.jpg JustinKirkpatrick Do you have legs that you use to ride a bike? If so, then you've probably had grease stains on your fancy pants more than a few times.NO MORE! Don't worry. Keep your legs. They aren't the problem. A dirty chain is the culprit. With a few steps you can guarantee those stretch jeans remain ridiculous ...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:16 PDT
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-bike-lights-to-LED-conversion/
Vintage bike lights to LED conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8PI0/HW4OJLFK/F008PI0HW4OJLFK.SMALL.jpg uersel In early summer 2013 I bought this beat down bicycle, made by NSU (germany). According to the frame number it was built around 1952. The idea was (and still is) to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.This instructable is only about the lights of this bike. There will come ...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 05:19:48 PDT
Bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-2/
Bike rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/9ZFG/HW4OHPQT/FUF9ZFGHW4OHPQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/9ZFG/HW4OHPQT/FUF9ZFGHW4OHPQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/9ZFG/HW4OHPQT/FUF9ZFGHW4OHPQT.SMALL.jpg knockmoreben Bike rack Pull-up Who hasn't went out and bought a pull-up bar after watching a Rocky movie or the likes. They are our most expensive clothes hanger. So when you want to give those bulging biceps a rest sure hang the bikes up and away safely. Fixing Simply following the simple instructions t...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 04:33:45 PDT
How To Make A Mountain Bike Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mountain-Bike-Bridge/
How To Make A Mountain Bike Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/TO0Q/HPFZQTZ2/FHDTO0QHPFZQTZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/TO0Q/HPFZQTZ2/FHDTO0QHPFZQTZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/TO0Q/HPFZQTZ2/FHDTO0QHPFZQTZ2.SMALL.jpg Andrew Reardon Hi instructables so I love biking and decided to build a trail in my back forest area. I planned out the trail and found I need to build a bridge. I thought about using some pressure treated wood and building a ladder bridge, but I went with the awesome looking, fun the ride, natural bridge! Cut ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 13:04:06 PDT
DIY Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Balance-Bike/
DIY Balance Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NJV7/HW3K81B9/F2PNJV7HW3K81B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NJV7/HW3K81B9/F2PNJV7HW3K81B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NJV7/HW3K81B9/F2PNJV7HW3K81B9.SMALL.jpg Mojo_JoJo During this summer holiday I decided to give my 20 month old son his own set of wheels, he had already been eyeing the bigger kids on their cycles for some time and I a summer project to hone my woodworking skills as well. Some internet research got my mind set on a balance bike. As it so happens I ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:26:10 PDT
biga, the bike trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/biga-the-bike-trailer/
biga, the bike trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/2H3T/HVTWG3HR/FT12H3THVTWG3HR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi In support of a bicycle workshop I have decided with my friends to build a trailer to carry the tools around the city.We were not skilled in welding iron frames, but that didn't stop us, and with some advice we succeeded in building a nice, strong, and effective trailer, which remembers me an ancien...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:28:33 PDT
Electric Trike w/Air Suspension http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-wAir-Suspension/
Electric Trike w/Air Suspension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/ZOJP/HVS1F58B/FP5ZOJPHVS1F58B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/ZOJP/HVS1F58B/FP5ZOJPHVS1F58B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/ZOJP/HVS1F58B/FP5ZOJPHVS1F58B.SMALL.jpg blvdminss This build was inspired by my love of going to car shows. I really enjoy going to the larger outdoor car shows/swap meets, but hate all the walking, not to mention having to carry all the cool stuff you pickup during the stroll. So, I started looking for a cool little ride that I could zip around th...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:47:34 PDT
Very Cheap Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Cheap-Bike-Wall-Mount/
Very Cheap Bike Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/ND0R/HW1M8FPE/FAAND0RHW1M8FPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/ND0R/HW1M8FPE/FAAND0RHW1M8FPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/ND0R/HW1M8FPE/FAAND0RHW1M8FPE.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I've just moved into a new flat that had an ideal space for hanging my bike. I really like the slightly utilitarian/industrial look of wall mounted bikes. I think it can look quite stylish and especially suites nice simple bikes such as my three speed. Although you can buy some really cheap wall mou...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 07:11:39 PDT
Simple handlebar mount for EDC light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-handlebar-mount-for-EDC-light/
Simple handlebar mount for EDC light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/T8MO/HVL8DXRM/FT3T8MOHVL8DXRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/T8MO/HVL8DXRM/FT3T8MOHVL8DXRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/T8MO/HVL8DXRM/FT3T8MOHVL8DXRM.SMALL.jpg Maik Here i'm going to show you a little hack I've made from an old bicycle tire. Sometimes I've found myself in need of a light for my bike when I return home at nigh, I also carry a 200 lumen CREE AA-battery flashlight from my EDC so I've decided to make a little sleeve from an old tire so it can be at...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 19:04:31 PDT
Bicycle saddle bag from an old military backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-saddle-bag-from-an-old-military-backpack/
Bicycle saddle bag from an old military backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/J4K2/HVKUHCCZ/FWEJ4K2HVKUHCCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/J4K2/HVKUHCCZ/FWEJ4K2HVKUHCCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/J4K2/HVKUHCCZ/FWEJ4K2HVKUHCCZ.SMALL.jpg chyhayabusa This bicycle saddle bag is great for commuting and light few days touring when you sleep in your friends homes or hostels.1. Pull out backpack shoulder straps and loop bottom straps so they don't fly around when i ride..2.Put small carabiner and keyring to hook bag.3.Cut piece of plastic and put ins...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 09:34:46 PDT
How to fix sticky hydraulic disk brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-sticky-hydraulic-disk-brakes/
How to fix sticky hydraulic disk brakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/M9PW/HVGY03BY/F0TM9PWHVGY03BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/M9PW/HVGY03BY/F0TM9PWHVGY03BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/M9PW/HVGY03BY/F0TM9PWHVGY03BY.SMALL.jpg derekderek Hope this helps someone (my brakes are shimano deore m445). Will be making more videos on changing brake pads, flushing the fluid and alining the brakes so they don't squeak (it's in the video but I'll make a separate one anyway). Please check out my youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channe...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 22:36:18 PDT
Bike Reins http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Reins/
Bike Reins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/81GN/HVJ3BO3Z/F1S81GNHVJ3BO3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/81GN/HVJ3BO3Z/F1S81GNHVJ3BO3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/81GN/HVJ3BO3Z/F1S81GNHVJ3BO3Z.SMALL.jpg JimRD This is a somewhat crazy idea that actually is useful. Occasionally I like to sit upright on my bike without bending over to hold onto the handlebars - but I don't like to ride "no hands" - which is strange because I do like to ride a unicycle. So got this idea to make some reins and surprisingly th...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 19:25:05 PDT
Stashing Your Bike Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Stashing-Your-Bike-Tools/
Stashing Your Bike Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/IUKJ/HVGXNP1C/F8LIUKJHVGXNP1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/IUKJ/HVGXNP1C/F8LIUKJHVGXNP1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/IUKJ/HVGXNP1C/F8LIUKJHVGXNP1C.SMALL.jpg ElMarko I like to use my bike for transportation, to and from work and visiting local stores. The biggest downside is when I want to make one or more stops in the trip. I live in a neighborhood with a lot of bums and they will steal anything they see and think they can sell that isn't secured, including b...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 11:45:53 PDT
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-a-walnut-triathlon-bicycle-frame/
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SMALL.jpg JMYilla As an income-less college student, it can be difficult to get into the sport of triathlon. Swimming and running are fairly cheap sports, but outfitting a bicycle that is competitive can be daunting. I bought a road bike from a bike swap for $600 a couple years ago, but it wasn't great for triathlo...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:16:12 PDT
Handlebar beer holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Handlebar-beer-holder/
Handlebar beer holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/XXVY/HVC1G052/F0GXXVYHVC1G052.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/XXVY/HVC1G052/F0GXXVYHVC1G052.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/XXVY/HVC1G052/F0GXXVYHVC1G052.SMALL.jpg mglan You can't wheel your bike, talk on the phone and hold your beer at the same time. This handlebar beer holder does what it says on the tin. Also works well for cider Materials You will need ...Two coat hangers (wire)Pliers / wire cuttersA ruler, permanent marker and some sticky tapeAnd of course a...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 07:45:29 PDT
Bicycle Wheel Spoke Art with Drinking Straws. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wheel-Spoke-Art-with-Drinking-Straws/
Bicycle Wheel Spoke Art with Drinking Straws. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/51EY/HV9HO4CO/FOT51EYHV9HO4CO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/51EY/HV9HO4CO/FOT51EYHV9HO4CO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/51EY/HV9HO4CO/FOT51EYHV9HO4CO.SMALL.jpg Snotflower Show your bike some Summer love and decorate your spokes with drinking straws.You will need: Wheels with spokes- preferably attached to a bike.Drinking straws.Scissors. Plan your Pattern. Here is my extremely slick and mean looking GT. I am giving it a bit of summer colour.My wheels have 36 spoke...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 08:37:31 PDT
Open Source DIY Automatic Bike Tail Light 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Source-Light-Sensor-Kit-20/
Open Source DIY Automatic Bike Tail Light 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/G78N/HURHPOUU/F8ZG78NHURHPOUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/G78N/HURHPOUU/F8ZG78NHURHPOUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/G78N/HURHPOUU/F8ZG78NHURHPOUU.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle An improved tail light that automatically turns on when it gets dark. Improvements include a custom PCB for easier assembly with better components, better component layout, and brighter LEDs.Please click below to support our Kickstarter campaign to make this kit available for purchase online!https:/...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 20:49:46 PDT
Five Dollar Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Dollar-Bike-Light/
Five Dollar Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/6EX5/HUMTN5SI/FDU6EX5HUMTN5SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/6EX5/HUMTN5SI/FDU6EX5HUMTN5SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/6EX5/HUMTN5SI/FDU6EX5HUMTN5SI.SMALL.jpg Bri_Aday If you have ever looked at bike lights you already know, they are expensive! I found myself in need of a light, and unwilling to pay a high price. So I did what I often do, I stopped at the hardware store and got to work! As with all of my projects, I made it at TechShop! (http://www.TechShop.ws) ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:07:57 PDT
PVC Chopper Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Chopper-Bicycle/
PVC Chopper Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/MY9I/HU5TG8AP/FQYMY9IHU5TG8AP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/MY9I/HU5TG8AP/FQYMY9IHU5TG8AP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/MY9I/HU5TG8AP/FQYMY9IHU5TG8AP.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker This is a way to turn a ho-hum bike into a cool (but maybe not so practical) ride. Get your supplies. 1. 2 2'' PVC tees 2. PVC Cement  3. 10' X 2" PVC pipe Cut the PVC Glue the pipe. Spray paint the pipe and frame. Bolt the front wheel on and install the fork. Install seat....
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 07:57:26 PDT
Simple smartphone bike mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-smartphone-bike-mount/
Simple smartphone bike mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/EZER/HU1RVMLC/FIEEZERHU1RVMLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/EZER/HU1RVMLC/FIEEZERHU1RVMLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/EZER/HU1RVMLC/FIEEZERHU1RVMLC.SMALL.jpg Aquanot Hi there! I thought maybe you need a smartphone mount too and rather want to make one yourself. Tools i used: Pencil Ruler Saw Drill Material you need: Zipties Plywood Ruberrband get some measures Put your phone on the sheet of plywood. Position it so that it will be a litle bit over the e...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:15:44 PDT