Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - bikes - bike http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:15:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wall-Mount/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:32:58 PDT
Human powered buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-powered-buggy/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:22:35 PDT
Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-bottle-dynamo-giving-power-to-a-unusable-w/
Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LCIQ/HTLEA5EG/FRGLCIQHTLEA5EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LCIQ/HTLEA5EG/FRGLCIQHTLEA5EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LCIQ/HTLEA5EG/FRGLCIQHTLEA5EG.SMALL.jpg vukx Hello guys and girls, this is my first instructable. Do you have a wind-up torch that doesn’t work and a bicycle with bottle dynamo that you want to led-relight, then this instructable will be very easy and no cost to do! I have a 25 years old fixie that I love to ride. It had a classic system o...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:26:27 PDT
Bike pannier (front & rear) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-pannier-front-rear/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:19:20 PDT
How to build an Ergonomic Cycle Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-ergonomic-Cycle-Truck/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:30:08 PDT
EASY Bike Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bicycle-Camera-Mount/
EASY Bike Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everybody! In this i'ble I will show you how to make by yourself a super easy, strong, practical and very cheap bicycle mount for your cameras. The full project costs less than 2€ (actually i spent 0€ because I already had a useless bike bell and an unused mini tripod) and it's very fast (I made...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:16:26 PDT
Cheap child's bike seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-childs-bike-seat/
Cheap child's bike seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/JT32/HT5YLVP6/FL1JT32HT5YLVP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/JT32/HT5YLVP6/FL1JT32HT5YLVP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/JT32/HT5YLVP6/FL1JT32HT5YLVP6.SMALL.jpg jayley Wanted a quick cheap safe child seat for the crossbar, so i found an old seat fixed it to the crossbar added a couple of brackets on the forks for little feet, and hey presto off to the shops we go.
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:32:11 PDT
Road bike comfy handlebar http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-bike-comfy-handlebar/
Road bike comfy handlebar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/ANHI/HT5YLUTS/FEGANHIHT5YLUTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/ANHI/HT5YLUTS/FEGANHIHT5YLUTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/ANHI/HT5YLUTS/FEGANHIHT5YLUTS.SMALL.jpg jayley After a long ride i wanted to sit upright for a relax, so i bought a couple of brackets, cut down a piece of vacuum cleaner pipe, fitted some sponge grips and hey presto the 'comfy bar' was born. You can add a light or computer.
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 03:05:35 PDT
bike fork skull bling http://www.instructables.com/id/bike-fork-skull-bling/
bike fork skull bling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E19S/HT5YLUKL/FE4E19SHT5YLUKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E19S/HT5YLUKL/FE4E19SHT5YLUKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E19S/HT5YLUKL/FE4E19SHT5YLUKL.SMALL.jpg jayley I had to think of a way to spice up the forks because i wasnt using the Vbrakes as i have disc brakes. So i bought a set of skull dust caps, cut down the V brake mounts, used metal putty to fix the skulls on then painted them the same as my bikes, simples.
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 02:41:08 PDT
Bike tool key set (MOD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-tool-key-set/
Bike tool key set (MOD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3RGJ/HT3E05SD/FEP3RGJHT3E05SD.SMALL.jpg stuartcom This is a guide on how to make your own flip out key set using a bike multi tool set kit Take off the tools Depending on how many keys you may have take off one side (or two) of the tools on the tool kit and check to see if the keys match up to the bolt that runs through it. If the keys don't ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:10:55 PDT
Standing Drift Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Standing-Drift-Trike/
Standing Drift Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/MCES/HSQ4BF4U/FWTMCESHSQ4BF4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/MCES/HSQ4BF4U/FWTMCESHSQ4BF4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/MCES/HSQ4BF4U/FWTMCESHSQ4BF4U.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker Are you sick and tired of your regular bicycle? You'll never get tired of this one. It is probably the most versatile drift trike ever. See videos below! WARNING!!! THIS BIKE HACK WILL DRAW A TON OF ATTENTION!!! Watch the videos. Remove everything that has to do with the chain drive. Remove...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:40:13 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Skibike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Skibike/
How to Create a Downhill Skibike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Living in a frigid northern climate enables its residents to enjoy snow for many months during the winter. For avid mountain bikers, that can hinder the amount of riding time on fast, packed dirt trails. Not wanting to be slowed by snow in the winter months, I set out to combine my passion for mount...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:59:02 PDT
Bike mudguard from picture hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-picture-rail-hook-into-a-bike-mud-guard/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 06:03:45 PST
How To Patch a Front Tire Presta Valve Bicycle Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Patch-a-Front-Tire-Presta-Valve-Bicycle-Tub/
How To Patch a Front Tire Presta Valve Bicycle Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/TYBE/HSGFTSUB/FI4TYBEHSGFTSUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/TYBE/HSGFTSUB/FI4TYBEHSGFTSUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/TYBE/HSGFTSUB/FI4TYBEHSGFTSUB.SMALL.jpg jediahwh These instructions will help the reader patch a punctured presta valve tube for the front tire of their bicycle. You will first learn how to remove the tire and tube in order to inspect it for holes. You will then be instructed on how to patch the tube before finally returning the tube and tire to t...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 20:12:38 PST
Bike Speakers front and rear facing from old computer speakers with Bluetooth added. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Speakers-front-and-rear-facing-from-old-compu/
Bike Speakers front and rear facing from old computer speakers with Bluetooth added. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/PEH9/HSBSMF9B/FQ9PEH9HSBSMF9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/PEH9/HSBSMF9B/FQ9PEH9HSBSMF9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/PEH9/HSBSMF9B/FQ9PEH9HSBSMF9B.SMALL.jpg techman12 The mission: To create a low budget speaker system with good volume to overcome road noise. In addition my wife is usually biking behind me so it needs to be loud enough for her to hear too. The bike in question. The back rack. The parts. I have a lot of old computer speakers so I sor...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 15:36:28 PST
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Resistant-Smart-Phone-Bike-Light/
Water Resistant Smart Phone Bike Headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/SLKC/HS9Y80IX/F08SLKCHS9Y80IX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Tired of carrying all sorts of bike lights and forgetting to recharge them? Then just use your water resistant smart phone and have a bike light for any weather in your pocket! Great for use in cities or constantly parking and locking up your bike. Best of all, when your charge your phone, you cha...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:41:36 PST
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bike-Tail-Light/
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/9589/HS80EOVX/F3L9589HS80EOVX.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This project is for a bike tail light that automatically turns on when it gets dark. This can save a lot of battery power during the day where there are lots of shadows like tunnels, buildings, or trees where you want to be visible without having to get off your bike and turn the tail light on. It...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:27:06 PST
Homemade bicycle slick tires. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-bicycle-slick-tires/
Homemade bicycle slick tires. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T4JB/HS1RSB8J/FMST4JBHS1RSB8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T4JB/HS1RSB8J/FMST4JBHS1RSB8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T4JB/HS1RSB8J/FMST4JBHS1RSB8J.SMALL.jpg LukeTheJoker This Instructable will explain how I made some slicks for one of my bikes. You can do the same, just remember to wear appropriate safety gear, (A glove and a breathing mask as a minimum, a plastic raincoat would also be recommended.) Tools and equipment. To do this you will need some type of di...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:44:16 PST
Angel Eye 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Angel-Eye-2/
Angel Eye 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RCH3/HS18B5UF/F9MRCH3HS18B5UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RCH3/HS18B5UF/F9MRCH3HS18B5UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RCH3/HS18B5UF/F9MRCH3HS18B5UF.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty This is my second angel eye with LED's and low cost to make. Parts needed Headlight bulb SMD LED's old spray can paper Thick cardboard Nut and Bolt 7805 IC 10 ohms resistor Tape Cut the spray can so that we can use this for making base for LED's. Cutting the paper Cut the paper in circle so t...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:23:13 PST
Easy cleaning for the Garmin Premium HR Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-cleaning-for-the-Garmin-Premium-HR-Strap/
Easy cleaning for the Garmin Premium HR Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/APAR/HS0D931L/F1WAPARHS0D931L.SMALL.jpg fireballxl5 My first Garmin Premium HR strap started to exhibit erratic readings a little less than a year after I started using it. I had followed a basic protocol of rinsing and drying it regularly, but that's not enough for these fabric based straps. Based on some articles and information from Garmin, I deve...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:07:34 PST
Paracord Bike Frame Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bike-Frame-Handle/
Paracord Bike Frame Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/T44Q/HRWNGYIB/FWFT44QHRWNGYIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/T44Q/HRWNGYIB/FWFT44QHRWNGYIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/T44Q/HRWNGYIB/FWFT44QHRWNGYIB.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng I saw this idea by Walnut Studiolo on Kickstarter. The version I created is made from paracord and aluminum bar. It attaches by loops and Chinese button knots.  Below you'll find a video on how to do that knot.  Shape the bar To get a proper curve for the handle I bent 1/2" X 1/8" aluminum...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:07:44 PST
Turn a crutch into a bike rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-crutch-into-a-bike-rack/
Turn a crutch into a bike rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/ZV96/HRWNDPJ3/FC4ZV96HRWNDPJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/ZV96/HRWNDPJ3/FC4ZV96HRWNDPJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/ZV96/HRWNDPJ3/FC4ZV96HRWNDPJ3.SMALL.jpg thornyak I commute to work everyday by bicycle and I'm not crazy about arriving to the office with a soaked back. Plus I have to hang the shirt to dry which may or may not musk the room and my coworker who shares the space with me has to spray fabreeze all over my breathing space (chemicals, ewwww). So I d...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:21:33 PST
How to make bike lights magnetic with sugru + magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-bike-lights-magnetic-with-sugru-magnet/
How to make bike lights magnetic with sugru + magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Bike lights can be frustrating and slow to attach & remove, especially in bad weather with gloves on! By adding magnets to your lights, and your bike, you’ll be able to snap your lights on and off with your gloves on, and in a matter of one very satisfying move. Once you make your lights magneti...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:58:48 PST
Weatherproof Helmet Mounted Rain Face Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherproof-Rain-Face-Shield/
Weatherproof Helmet Mounted Rain Face Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/80DZ/HS18DF5V/FZ080DZHS18DF5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/80DZ/HS18DF5V/FZ080DZHS18DF5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/80DZ/HS18DF5V/FZ080DZHS18DF5V.SMALL.jpg eyepad Bike and Bicycle at the time of rain. FACE SHIELD MOUNTING DEVICE OF HELMET, One's own making. It is a wearing example to a helmet. Tags Weatherproof All Weather Helmet Mounted Rain Face Shield Guard Visor Soft Vinyl Card Case Clear Folder Clear File Bike Ride Bicycle Edge Corne​r Cushion Gu...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 02:17:12 PST
Fat Bike Bar Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Bike-Bar-Covers/
Fat Bike Bar Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/K2A6/HRGP5T34/FWWK2A6HRGP5T34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/K2A6/HRGP5T34/FWWK2A6HRGP5T34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/K2A6/HRGP5T34/FWWK2A6HRGP5T34.SMALL.jpg OddJob This instructable is likely for a relatively small audience. The Bar Covers are intended to cover the handlebar area of a bicycle, in this case a fat bike used to ride in the snow and cold of winter. These covers provide an additional windbreak and insulation against the windchill of your hands on...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 16:46:05 PST
Studded Bicycle Tires for Ice and Snow http://www.instructables.com/id/Studded-Bicycle-Tires-for-Ice-and-Snow/
Studded Bicycle Tires for Ice and Snow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/U89H/HRCK3MT7/F6RU89HHRCK3MT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/U89H/HRCK3MT7/F6RU89HHRCK3MT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/U89H/HRCK3MT7/F6RU89HHRCK3MT7.SMALL.jpg talonsofdeath Here in Oregon we've been struck be what some have called the "snowpacalypse" and as an avid bike commuter I have found myself needing some extra traction to make it the 9 miles to work. I have seen a number of instructables and tutorials involving screws and nails and the like, however since I dont...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:35:42 PST
Stop sign bicycle mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-sign-bicycle-mount/
Stop sign bicycle mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N334/HR4SWGHY/F9CN334HR4SWGHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N334/HR4SWGHY/F9CN334HR4SWGHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/N334/HR4SWGHY/F9CN334HR4SWGHY.SMALL.jpg seamster I've got this gorgeous '73 Motobecane 10-speed bicycle that I've been lazily working on over the winter. It needed a decent place to rest indoors, away from my dusty garage workshop. It was begging for a unique and different kind of wall mount, and this is what I came up with. It was actually very...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 12:53:25 PST
Pelican Case Bike Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Pelican-Case-Bike-Basket/
Pelican Case Bike Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/NM20/HR0AUTIG/FWBNM20HR0AUTIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/NM20/HR0AUTIG/FWBNM20HR0AUTIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/NM20/HR0AUTIG/FWBNM20HR0AUTIG.SMALL.jpg vikingspit A Pelican Case is perfect for a bike because they are "Unbreakable, watertight, dustproof, chemical resistant and corrosion proof...just some of the features that Pelican™ offers and total protection for your equipment. The Pelican dry box is made of ultra-high-impact structural copolymer that makes...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 14:30:20 PST
Bicycle Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trophy/
Bicycle Trophy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/FBDK/HR0AS9X4/FHNFBDKHR0AS9X4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/FBDK/HR0AS9X4/FHNFBDKHR0AS9X4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/FBDK/HR0AS9X4/FHNFBDKHR0AS9X4.SMALL.jpg thorbike Needing a one off, or in this case 2 off design for a bike trophy I made them from old bike bits Anyone who rides a bicycle in group rides knows there is a bit of friendly competition within the group. There are also cyclists in the group who lead by example whether being strong, giving of their...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:19:35 PST
Plastic Bag Bike Seat Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bag-Bike-Seat-Cover/
Plastic Bag Bike Seat Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/RMTL/HQV6HQ70/F6WRMTLHQV6HQ70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/RMTL/HQV6HQ70/F6WRMTLHQV6HQ70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/RMTL/HQV6HQ70/F6WRMTLHQV6HQ70.SMALL.jpg delno The other day I walked past another bike seat covered with a plastic bag, and I thought, "there has got to be a better way!"  In some ways, the plastic bag is a great solution to a sopping wet bike seat - it's free, and it reuses an item that would otherwise be in a landfill. There are downsides, ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:26:00 PST
Denim Bike Patch Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Bike-Patch-Bag/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:09:01 PST
Painting Bicycle Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Bicycle-Brakes/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 02:10:51 PST
Truck Cap Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Cap-Bike-Rack/
Truck Cap Bike Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/C26D/HQMKX214/FFMC26DHQMKX214.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/C26D/HQMKX214/FFMC26DHQMKX214.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/C26D/HQMKX214/FFMC26DHQMKX214.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger When your truck is full of other stuff it's nice to have  secure spot for bikes. I think Thule makes a truck mounting system but this is definitely way less expensive.  Necessary materials: 4 U bolts 16 large flat washers 8 large rubber washers 1 foot (or less) of PVC pipe  8 Sealing washers Cros...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 18:48:39 PST
Build a Bicycle Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bicycle-Frame/
Build a Bicycle Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/EJ3Z/HQBFXIEE/FSHEJ3ZHQBFXIEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/EJ3Z/HQBFXIEE/FSHEJ3ZHQBFXIEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/EJ3Z/HQBFXIEE/FSHEJ3ZHQBFXIEE.SMALL.jpg Tanner W There are a growing number of materials and methods used to build bicycle frames. This instructable is specifically about building steel bicycles frames. MIG, TIG, Lugged and Fillet Brazing are all common methods for joining steel bicycle tubing. The steps leading up to the actual joining of the tub...
By: Tanner W

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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:54:57 PST
Bicycle Handlebar Phone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-handlebar-phone-holder/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 17:47:53 PST
How to make bike stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-bike-stand/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 05:26:18 PST
Night Bike 2.0 with LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Bike-20/
Night Bike 2.0 with LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MXUZ/HQ4QHKU4/F1UMXUZHQ4QHKU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MXUZ/HQ4QHKU4/F1UMXUZHQ4QHKU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/MXUZ/HQ4QHKU4/F1UMXUZHQ4QHKU4.SMALL.jpg Adobi Potato chips and projects are very similar. You are never satisfied with just one. And even if you eat so many chips or do so many projects that you feel a bit weak in the knees and unsettled in the stomach, it doesn't take too long to forget about the bad and continue with the good! And the beauty ...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:45:49 PST
BIG Bicycle Drivetrain Cleaning Tip! http://www.instructables.com/id/BIG-Bicycle-Drivetrain-Cleaning-Tip/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 16:40:46 PST
Bullet Shell Valve Caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Shell-Valve-Caps/
Bullet Shell Valve Caps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YKDZ/HMEXSGV1/FFYYKDZHMEXSGV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YKDZ/HMEXSGV1/FFYYKDZHMEXSGV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YKDZ/HMEXSGV1/FFYYKDZHMEXSGV1.SMALL.jpg Giu5liano Customized valve caps are a fun way to personalize your bike, car or basically any thing with a valve cap on it. Now if you have some old bullet shells lying around or know some one who does you can make those basic, ugly, boring, blah, stock valve caps into a nice addition to your bike. You will n...
By: Giu5liano

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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 16:13:36 PST
Another Kitty Litter Bike Pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Kitty-Litter-Bike-Pannier/
Another Kitty Litter Bike Pannier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F7G2/HPQO9KZH/FILF7G2HPQO9KZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F7G2/HPQO9KZH/FILF7G2HPQO9KZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F7G2/HPQO9KZH/FILF7G2HPQO9KZH.SMALL.jpg cvfergus There are a ton of instructables on making kitty litter bike panniers and most of them are really awesome. I used many of them as the base for this instructable which is intended to show you how to make these cheap panniers in minute detail. I haven't yet tested these strenuously yet, but they're ch...
By: cvfergus

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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:59:23 PST
scooter with dual suspension http://www.instructables.com/id/scooter-with-dual-suspension/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:38:16 PST
Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Bike-1/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 09:24:00 PST
Bmx Kicker Ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bmx-Kicker-Ramp/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:36:23 PST
refurbish a bike saddle with leather http://www.instructables.com/id/refurbish-a-bike-saddle-with-leather/
refurbish a bike saddle with leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/3MTT/HP0CRMWW/F7B3MTTHP0CRMWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/3MTT/HP0CRMWW/F7B3MTTHP0CRMWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/3MTT/HP0CRMWW/F7B3MTTHP0CRMWW.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Oddly if you want an hard bike saddle you have to spend more money than for a soft one... also leather saddles are very expensive. In this instructable I'll show you how to refurbish an old saddle into a nice leather one, also very hard if you want... the old saddle The saddle had a synthetic uph...
By: andrea biffi

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:55:14 PST
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-Mod-for-CREE-T6-Bicycle-Light-Waterp/
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SMALL.jpg confu I bought this kind of "upper beam headlights" for my bike: http://www.amazon.com/SecurityIng%C2%AE-3800Lm-Headlight-Headlamp-Bicycle/dp/B009QX8B2Q/ Maybe not the safest electronics* but dirt-cheap and bright as @$%&. Disregarding some safety issues* I was annoyed by the cumbersome way of attachin...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:44:12 PST
Bike Frame Triangle Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Frame-Triangle-chair/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 15:46:22 PST
Bike Frame Painting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Frame-Painting/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 18:43:50 PST
Pimp your bike frame under £30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-your-bike-frame-under-30/
Pimp your bike frame under £30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/YW8Z/HOHYLJTE/FXQYW8ZHOHYLJTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/YW8Z/HOHYLJTE/FXQYW8ZHOHYLJTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/YW8Z/HOHYLJTE/FXQYW8ZHOHYLJTE.SMALL.jpg thekites I decided to give my bike a makeover for a number of reasons. 1. Glasgow is a loveable, but steal-y city. My  last Kona bike lasted a grand total of 12 hours before it was cut out of a bike shed by thieves.  2. The current paint job was looking a bit tired and chipped. Overall I would say this in...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 10:23:31 PST
No Weld, Lightweight, Foldable Urban Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Weld-Lightweight-Foldable-Urban-Bike-Trailer/
No Weld, Lightweight, Foldable Urban Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/Z0TA/HO7X2GJY/F19Z0TAHO7X2GJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/Z0TA/HO7X2GJY/F19Z0TAHO7X2GJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/Z0TA/HO7X2GJY/F19Z0TAHO7X2GJY.SMALL.jpg andredodot This cargo trailer is super easy to make, requiring no welding, just using nuts and bolts to put things together.The inspiration for this DIY project is the wonderful Burley Travoy, an urban bike trailer that doubles as a hand truck -- very useful for example when you are out shopping.I wanted somet...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:12:04 PST