Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - bikes - bike http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:51:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bike headlights for riser handle bars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-headlights-for-riser-handle-bars/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:06:00 PDT
Fastening a bike horn with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fastening-a-bike-horn-with-Sugru/
Fastening a bike horn with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/LEM8/I00TGQWH/F46LEM8I00TGQWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/LEM8/I00TGQWH/F46LEM8I00TGQWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/LEM8/I00TGQWH/F46LEM8I00TGQWH.SMALL.jpg MatB I had a crazy idea. I thought having a horn rather than a bell on my bike would be nicer. It turns out that a horn makes people jump out of their skin even more than a bell does. Failed, but don't let that stop me. Idea #1 Unfortunately, the cheap horn I ordered from China didn't fit on my oversi...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:02:28 PDT
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Panniers-in-a-developing-country/
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes When I traveled in Peru with my bicycle I had planned on buying panniers in Lima. Even though cargo racks were easy to find, panniers were more expensive than they would have been at home. So I made my own using locally available materials (you can find these in any bigger city in Peru: Lima, Cusc...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:04:00 PDT
How to service a bike hub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-service-a-bike-hub/
How to service a bike hub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/WL96/HZWJ82FB/FXIWL96HZWJ82FB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/WL96/HZWJ82FB/FXIWL96HZWJ82FB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/WL96/HZWJ82FB/FXIWL96HZWJ82FB.SMALL.jpg brainbuster19 This guide will show you how to disassemble, clean, and reassemble a cup and cone hub found on most bikes Tools needed Tools neededbike hubcone wrenchregular wrench or socketdegreaser safe for bike partsgrease safe for bearings(axle and most other automotive greases work)containergloves and paper...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:39:21 PDT
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Bike-and-Scooter-Rack/
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SMALL.jpg Davinci2K1 Wanted to get some kid-friendly bike storage/organization for our garage. I had seen a bunch of wooden pallet bike racks here and around the web - of varying levels of effort, execution. Since I was able to get me hands on a couple of nice wooden pallets for free - I was able to complete this littl...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:00:21 PDT
Quick Tip #3 - Quick and easy Motion Activated Bicycle Head light http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Tip-3-Quick-and-easy-Motion-Activated-Bicycl/
Quick Tip #3 - Quick and easy Motion Activated Bicycle Head light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/9474/HZL3OW1P/FJS9474HZL3OW1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/9474/HZL3OW1P/FJS9474HZL3OW1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/9474/HZL3OW1P/FJS9474HZL3OW1P.SMALL.jpg -chase- My electric bicycle's led head light hadn't worked since i got it. So... what to do what to do...?I decided rather than waste the headlight since it looks good on the bike, until i can fix it the way i want, I'd to temporarily turn my bike head light into a Motion Activated Head light by way of a v...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:50:05 PDT
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Carbon-Fibre-Bamboo-Bicycle-From-Scratc/
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SMALL.jpg Justin Lam Look no further for a free-range, organic, and gluten-free mode of transportation! Bamboo bicycles not only look resplendent, but they also provide fantastic road vibration absorption, higher strength to weight ratio than steel, and similar stiffness to aluminum. With a bit of time and sweat, you ca...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:30:23 PDT
In Car Cycle Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Car-Cycle-Carrier/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:08 PDT
Phone mount on bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-mount-on-bike/
Phone mount on bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/BAOG/HZB3HVLK/FVSBAOGHZB3HVLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/BAOG/HZB3HVLK/FVSBAOGHZB3HVLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/BAOG/HZB3HVLK/FVSBAOGHZB3HVLK.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Easy make phone mount on bike. It's cheap and easy.So, let's get started! :) Need! 1. 1x old reflector mount2. 1x your phone case (silicon)3. 2x screw with 2x nut Make holes! Pierce two holes! Screws With rasp file screws heads. Insert screws! Insert srews to phone case. Twisted! Roll...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:48:33 PDT
Biking reflectors and improved visibility http://www.instructables.com/id/Biking-reflectors-and-improved-visibility/
Biking reflectors and improved visibility - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/T112/HZ88NIX7/FIIT112HZ88NIX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/T112/HZ88NIX7/FIIT112HZ88NIX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/T112/HZ88NIX7/FIIT112HZ88NIX7.SMALL.jpg enieffac Background: I have decided to go back and finish college now that I'm in my thirties. The plan is to commute the 5 miles to campus via bicycle along some relatively busy roads, and as such, I have been looking at safety/visibility as an important factor. My bicycle already has all the standard bells...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:50:39 PDT
Helmet Reflectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-Reflectors/
Helmet Reflectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6IY0/HZ5DSSHM/FDR6IY0HZ5DSSHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6IY0/HZ5DSSHM/FDR6IY0HZ5DSSHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/6IY0/HZ5DSSHM/FDR6IY0HZ5DSSHM.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Improve your visibility to other users. Based on BeanGolem instructions. You Need PenScissorsWax paper or tracing paper3M Solas Grade Stickers How to Sketch with tracing paper the shapes you want to cut from the tape.Duplicate left to right, no need draw twice. Back Front Mudflap Wi...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:47:10 PDT
Universal helmet stick light http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-helmet-stick-light/
Universal helmet stick light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/5O0E/HZ5DRAJQ/FJ65O0EHZ5DRAJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/5O0E/HZ5DRAJQ/FJ65O0EHZ5DRAJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/5O0E/HZ5DRAJQ/FJ65O0EHZ5DRAJQ.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Quick and easy way to mount a stick light on your helmet. Mount it You need :O ringStick lightHelmetHow to :Loop the O ring inside your helmet, attach the stick, turn it on.Mine has a leach in case the ring break.
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:55:34 PDT
Lego Tire Valve Caps - REMIX http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Tire-Valve-Caps-REMIX/
Lego Tire Valve Caps - REMIX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/XV4X/HZ13GSTN/FQ9XV4XHZ13GSTN.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid Instructables.com just created the REMIX CONTEST so I chose imaseahawksfan's Instructable, How to make Lego® valve stem caps.I have been creating valve caps since I was a BMX riding teenager. I started with dice and gave them to all of my friends. In the last two years I started making them again an...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:16 PDT
Bike stem adapter for handlebar computer mount using a wine cork http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-stem-adapter-for-handlebar-computer-mount-usi/
Bike stem adapter for handlebar computer mount using a wine cork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/VGEH/HYZNZIYP/FCQVGEHHYZNZIYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/VGEH/HYZNZIYP/FCQVGEHHYZNZIYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/VGEH/HYZNZIYP/FCQVGEHHYZNZIYP.SMALL.jpg eljormaz This instructable shows how to make an adapter in order to move your bike computer or the likes from the handlebar to the stem. I needed to do it because I run out of room on the handlebar, and it worked fine!Materials needed:1) 1x wine cork (can be actual cork of silicone, perhaps another material ...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:19:46 PDT
Mount a U-Lock on Women's Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-a-U-Lock-on-Womens-Bike-Frame/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:19:08 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-phone-holdermount-for-bikebicyle-with-ease-/
Mobile phone holder/mount for bike/bicyle-with ease earphone extension hack, camera hack and gps(bonus features!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/EF18/HYLDNQ5S/FTJEF18HYLDNQ5S.SMALL.jpg D Inventor This instructible shows how to make a mobile phone holder for your bike/bicycle/cycle (whatever u call it! lol)...the bonus features of this so called-'hack' are many!!1. Tired of keeping phone in your pocket with chances of it falling down when u go for biking??! #this hack will allow you to attach...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 02:35:27 PDT
Cheap and waterproof smartphone holder for bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-waterproof-smartphone-holder-for-bikes/
Cheap and waterproof smartphone holder for bikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/RHI6/HYL0NXYO/F7LRHI6HYL0NXYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/RHI6/HYL0NXYO/F7LRHI6HYL0NXYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/RHI6/HYL0NXYO/F7LRHI6HYL0NXYO.SMALL.jpg Francescoad The goal of this little and easy project is to make a cheap, affordable and waterproof smartphone holder for my mtb. I just wanted to use my smartphone when riding my bike in order to use Runtastic-like apps without buying an expensive bike computer. Actually, I spent 0 € for this holder, since I wa...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 07:50:11 PDT
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-vintage-tandem-bicycle/
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SMALL.jpg andytompkins A customer of my bicycle shop brought in this vintage tandem that they wanted restoring and I thought the project would make a good Instructable. The new owner of the tandem used to go on regular holidays as a child to the same place in Belgium and would borrow this tandem and cycle around the area...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:03:26 PDT
cargo bike ke http://www.instructables.com/id/cargo-bike-ke/
cargo bike ke - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/RIS7/HYI656C0/FVORIS7HYI656C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/RIS7/HYI656C0/FVORIS7HYI656C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/RIS7/HYI656C0/FVORIS7HYI656C0.SMALL.jpg kehrlich1 Bought an old bike :-) Step 1 Moje první foto, nákladní kolo 110cm x 75cm. Steel Yesterday the purchase of steel for cargo space 110cm x 75cm. Steel 2,5 cm x 2,5 cm a 3,5 cm x 7 cm. Wood help Dřevěná deska pomůže k lepšímu středu celý rámeček. Aby se zabránilo šikmo. 1 piece V sou...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:17:46 PDT
Multi Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Bike-Parking/
Multi Bike Parking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/EOW4/HYG06H0S/FL8EOW4HYG06H0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/EOW4/HYG06H0S/FL8EOW4HYG06H0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/EOW4/HYG06H0S/FL8EOW4HYG06H0S.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez In needed a parking rack for week days to switch from commuting bike for the children carrier MTB to pick my daughter at school. You need A bit of woodDrillSawScrewsSand PaperNeutral Polish Sawing & Drilling Check your bike's wheel width.Mark pieces together, drill.Add as many racks as you wan...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:45:30 PDT
Bed Liner Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Liner-Bike-Frame/
Bed Liner Bike Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SMALL.jpg John Culbertson In this instructable I will walk you through the steps I followed to paint my old trek mountain bike with roll on truck bed liner. Why bed liner? I was looking for a way to keep my bike from gradually getting chipped when I locked it up everyday, crashed it or generally just treated it roughly. Thes...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:02:37 PDT
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-for-heavy-cargo/
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you need to transport heavy cargo with your bike you can build a tough trailer like the one I helped to build in Piubici for the Bricheco girl. Unlike the first trailer I built, this one is bigger and heavier, but let you carry whatever you wish.You only need a pair of small bicycle wheels and so...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Cheap bike rack for a pickup truck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-bike-rack-for-a-pickup-truck-bed/
Cheap bike rack for a pickup truck bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/XN1N/HYBDGCJF/FZEXN1NHYBDGCJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/XN1N/HYBDGCJF/FZEXN1NHYBDGCJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/XN1N/HYBDGCJF/FZEXN1NHYBDGCJF.SMALL.jpg ColumbusCOOK I wanted to be able to put my families bikes into my truck bed without having them slosh around all over the place. All the bike racks I found were quite expensive. For example this this one is $300 with shipping. Too steep for my blood thank you. I could have put the bikes on the roof but I hav...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:19:28 PDT
Phone Holder For A Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Holder-For-A-Bike/
Phone Holder For A Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P0K9/HYBDG0KC/FS9P0K9HYBDG0KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P0K9/HYBDG0KC/FS9P0K9HYBDG0KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/P0K9/HYBDG0KC/FS9P0K9HYBDG0KC.SMALL.jpg buildking You Will Need: A drill, zipties, phone case, pliers, a bike, sandpaper, pop rivet/staple, a piece of metall and some rubber Drill 8 Holes 6 into the metal and 2 into the phone case so that you can put a rivet/staple thru the holes. Sand down the rough edges with the sandpaper. Put The Rivet...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 04:12:37 PDT
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/
Multi Storage Wall Box for Biking Stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/1K7V/HY3Z97KM/FZE1K7VHY3Z97KM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/1K7V/HY3Z97KM/FZE1K7VHY3Z97KM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/1K7V/HY3Z97KM/FZE1K7VHY3Z97KM.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez I needed to gather all my bike stuff in the same place. This wall box can make it, and you can easily store anything for bike, skate, roller ... What do you need Tools:- saw- electric drill- brush- paint (optional)The box:- a 6 vine bottle box (12 if you need more space)- 3x4 strut- some screws- ...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:32:34 PDT
Phrenology Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Phrenology-Helmet/
Phrenology Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/G8TC/HY12OLRV/F8NG8TCHY12OLRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/G8TC/HY12OLRV/F8NG8TCHY12OLRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/G8TC/HY12OLRV/F8NG8TCHY12OLRV.SMALL.jpg kcli One of our wedding gifts was an antique book on Phrenology - a pseudoscience popular in the 1800's which suggests a relationship between a person's character and morphology of the skull. Later I came across http://bellehelmets where illustrator Danielle Baskin transforms the dull bicycle helmet int...
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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/
Bike Repair Wood Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/PPJ4/HXW5OC2V/FI1PPJ4HXW5OC2V.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez Made from scraps : my bike stand. For ideas only Basic Design No plans: let's go with some feelings, and keep in mind that simpler is better.The base beam needs to be heavier enought. My stand is approx 20kg/44lb. Add some strenght Do not forget to add some pieces to the main frame. Finishin...
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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/
EASY Bike Seatpost Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/YET3/HXEZ8QLP/FF0YET3HXEZ8QLP.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'm going to show you how to make a Bike Seatpost Mount spending less than 5$.Few months ago I made the Bike Handlebar/Fork Mount. It's a really good mount because it allows you to mount your action camera on the handlebar or on the bike's frame (both on rear and front fork)...
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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/
DIY reflective tape armour for bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ZL85/HX7P77JA/F38ZL85HX7P77JA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ZL85/HX7P77JA/F38ZL85HX7P77JA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ZL85/HX7P77JA/F38ZL85HX7P77JA.SMALL.jpg yourtubemeera Cycling during night time is dangerous. You should always be visible to speeding bikes/cars. The most cost-effective and efficient way to be visible while on-the-go is to reflect the light falling on you.I already have a cheap bike head-light and a DIY tail light (will soon upload the instructable f...
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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/
Convert your relector into a bike light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/EIX0/HWZ4X2HX/F4EEIX0HWZ4X2HX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/EIX0/HWZ4X2HX/F4EEIX0HWZ4X2HX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/EIX0/HWZ4X2HX/F4EEIX0HWZ4X2HX.SMALL.jpg Slynch173 What you'll need A bike reflector bracket Something that can slide into the grove where the reflect goes (Popsicle stick or whatever you have lying around will do) A cable tie or a rubber band You might need a longer bolt And a flashlight of your choosing The Bracket This is the bracket I us...
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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/
Batman motorcycle helmet (aerodynamic as f***) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/0GKP/HWXLGHCP/F2B0GKPHWXLGHCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/0GKP/HWXLGHCP/F2B0GKPHWXLGHCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/0GKP/HWXLGHCP/F2B0GKPHWXLGHCP.SMALL.jpg alech Most of you have seen some of the super cool batman helmets for motorcyclists (Inspiration: Batman helmet - Helmet dawg), which look super sharp yet are quite expensive. Moreover for europeans shipping costs for such baby would equal to almost full price of the helmet itself, thus why not to make on...
By: alech

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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/
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/YKLW/HWRC3HFY/FF1YKLWHWRC3HFY.SMALL.jpg M3G In the summer I try to go without shoes as much as possible. There's something liberating about having your bare feet in direct contact with the ground. There are benefits to being barefoot too; walking around barefoot also stimulates the flexibility and mobility of your foot, and results in a more ...
By: M3G

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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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By: Mrfatjonable

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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 ...
By: andrea biffi

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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/
Refurbishing an Old Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/HC9F/HWLD29IE/FBNHC9FHWLD29IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/HC9F/HWLD29IE/FBNHC9FHWLD29IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/HC9F/HWLD29IE/FBNHC9FHWLD29IE.SMALL.jpg seanwhalen My girlfriend had a beat up old beach cruiser that she used to ride around the city when she lived in Philadelphia. It was rusty, had a broken pedal, was missing its kickstand, and just needed a lot of TLC. About a year ago, I decided to fix it up and present it to her for her birthday. The resul...
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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/
Bicycle Maintenance 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/UQIA/HWLCY220/F8FUQIAHWLCY220.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/UQIA/HWLCY220/F8FUQIAHWLCY220.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/UQIA/HWLCY220/F8FUQIAHWLCY220.SMALL.jpg chloe.stamper Bicycles are a fun, economical, and environmentally friendly way to travel from point A to point B! But as you probably already know, there is a catch: if you don't take care of your bicycle, it will soon lose it's ability to reach point B comfortably and efficiently! At which point, you can either ...
By: chloe.stamper

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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/
Bicycle Lubrication: What, When, Where, How! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/OMFF/HWLCY2A8/FH2OMFFHWLCY2A8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/OMFF/HWLCY2A8/FH2OMFFHWLCY2A8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/OMFF/HWLCY2A8/FH2OMFFHWLCY2A8.SMALL.jpg chloe.stamper Lubrication makes riding more fun, but you've got to choose the right one! There are many brands and types of lubrication for your bicycle, which can initially seem quite mystifying. Here is a rundown of what, when, where, and how to utilize different forms of lubrication in order to keep your ride ...
By: chloe.stamper

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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/
My Carbon frame flop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1Y9N/HWKJZPOC/FX41Y9NHWKJZPOC.SMALL.jpg alecvanwyk37 There are great success stories on this site, It's the first place I go to get started on a project for some tips and interesting ideas. I thought why not have a failure story on here too......A few years ago I decided to make my own Carbon bicycle frame using things around the house, This is how ...
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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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By: Guapi

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:47:22 PDT