Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - bikes http://www.instructables.com Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:40:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cleaning Your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Your-Bike-1/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:55:24 PDT
Pimp my Old Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-my-Old-Bicycle/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:00:29 PDT
MountInside http://www.instructables.com/id/MountInside/
MountInside - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/PY0Z/I7VQMCOX/FNSPY0ZI7VQMCOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/PY0Z/I7VQMCOX/FNSPY0ZI7VQMCOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/PY0Z/I7VQMCOX/FNSPY0ZI7VQMCOX.SMALL.jpg Thompsonjen92 This MountInside SUV bike rack is the newest up and coming design for the market. Extends from 44"-56" to fit in multiple SUVs. Aluminum base so it won't rust no matter how dirty your bikes get! Currently in production to be mass produced. Lower than 1" tall so the bikes won't hit the roof and stagg...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:48:42 PDT
GLOW IN THE DARK BIKE-Bici que brilla en la oscuridad http://www.instructables.com/id/GLOW-IN-THE-DARK-BIKE-Bici-que-brilla-en-la-oscuri/
GLOW IN THE DARK BIKE-Bici que brilla en la oscuridad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/Y6D7/I7VQMTW4/F5YY6D7I7VQMTW4.SMALL.jpg garpk2 Hi! This is my first instructable and I wanted to make something that could be very interesting for the bicycle contest. So what I've done, A glow in the dark bike!Hola!Este es mi primer instructable y quería hacer algo chulo y que llamara la atención para el concurso de bicicletas. Así que... ¿qué ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:23:25 PDT
Build a MONSTER BIKE! The World's Heaviest! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-MONSTER-BIKE-The-Worlds-Heaviest/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:36:59 PDT
Multi-coloured Bicycle Frame Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-coloured-Bicycle-Frame-Lights/
Multi-coloured Bicycle Frame Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/VJH7/I7SVT3PB/FMMVJH7I7SVT3PB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/VJH7/I7SVT3PB/FMMVJH7I7SVT3PB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/VJH7/I7SVT3PB/FMMVJH7I7SVT3PB.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y The more visible your bike is, the safer it is especially at night time. That's why I created this frame light. It also flickers rapidly to catch people's attention. Materials 2 - 1nF capacitors 2 - 47uF capacitors 1 - 20V 2A Schottky diode 1 - 100uH 2A inductor 1 - 0.1 ohm resist...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:17 PDT
Brooks-like leather saddle from old mattress bicycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-mattress-bicycle-saddle-to-full-leathe/
Brooks-like leather saddle from old mattress bicycle seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XQ76/I7RGF4JO/FO9XQ76I7RGF4JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XQ76/I7RGF4JO/FO9XQ76I7RGF4JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XQ76/I7RGF4JO/FO9XQ76I7RGF4JO.SMALL.jpg P-Y Beeing a recent owner of a vintage CCM delivery bicycle, I wanted to install a seat / saddle that had some style. Naturally, I headed to the Brooks saddles, since I really like the style of those high quality seats. However, I decided to try to reuse an old mattress seat I had from a another bike, a...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:59:46 PDT
How to: Clean and Oil your Uni Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-and-Oil-your-Uni-Air-Filter/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:47:06 PDT
Boat Trailer for a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Trailer-for-a-Bike/
Boat Trailer for a Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/E9VN/I7SVPHAA/F9WE9VNI7SVPHAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/E9VN/I7SVPHAA/F9WE9VNI7SVPHAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/E9VN/I7SVPHAA/F9WE9VNI7SVPHAA.SMALL.jpg RbotJ Before I started designing my boats to be collapsible, I had built this one out of coroplast. It weighs around 10-15 lbs and didn't quite fit into my 96 firebird. The lake I frequented on my morning rows was about 2 miles away from me, and I wasn't about to carry the thing over my head through town ...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:01:53 PDT
Recycled Waterproof Biking Survival Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Waterproof-Biking-Survival-Safe/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:56:08 PDT
RC Battery Power for Bike Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Battery-Power-for-Bike-Lighting/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:48:07 PDT
How to have a good time while Bicycle Riding http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-have-a-good-time-while-Bicycle-Riding/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:28:09 PDT
Front Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Bike-Rack/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:10:29 PDT
Bike handle bar camera/light holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-handle-bar-cameralight-holder/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:08:20 PDT
Locking Bike Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Locking-Bike-Crate/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:21:19 PDT
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Skid-Chair-Feet-From-Recycled-Inner-Tube/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:58:37 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
DIY Tri-bar Computer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tri-bar-Computer-Mount/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:30 PDT
Custom Bicycle Rim Tape That Works! http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Bicycle-Rim-Tape-That-Works/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:22:50 PDT
Shower Shelf Fix With Bicycle Inner Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Shelf-Fix-With-Bicycle-Inner-Tubes/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:08:01 PDT
Drift trike build http://www.instructables.com/id/Drift-trike-build/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:38:39 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Ski-bike-20/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:04 PDT
stay dry http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-stay-dry-and-clean/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 08:00:03 PDT
rare earth magnet magnetic induction loop trickster for cyclists. http://www.instructables.com/id/rare-earth-magnet-magnetic-induction-loop-trickste/
rare earth magnet magnetic induction loop trickster for cyclists. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SMALL.jpg BikeWrenchMorgan This is a simple and easy to make (also inexpensive) device which fools magnetic induction loops into thinking there's a car on top of them. This makes an traffic light so equipped go into its change sequence. Buy the magnets. I purchased mine from amazing magnets at www.amazingmagnets.com and wi...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 07:34:31 PDT
How to Convert Hockey Shin Pads to BMX Shin Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-Hockey-Shin-Pads-to-BMX-Shin-Pads/
How to Convert Hockey Shin Pads to BMX Shin Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/CNLA/I77G9EGH/FH8CNLAI77G9EGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/CNLA/I77G9EGH/FH8CNLAI77G9EGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/CNLA/I77G9EGH/FH8CNLAI77G9EGH.SMALL.jpg JM1999 As stated in one of my previous 'ibles, I ride BMX.Safety for me is the number one priority and I feel that without the gear you tend to crash.One example of this is when I went for a small ride - down the driveway - I tried a nose manual without gloves and ripped up my hands and face from the crash...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:54:53 PDT
Bug out Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-out-Bike/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:37:11 PDT
Rear Derailleur Alignment Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-Derailleur-Alignment-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:49:20 PDT
BAR T.A.B. (Take Along Bar) http://www.instructables.com/id/BAR-TAB-Take-Along-Bar/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:37:57 PDT
How to lubricate a bike chain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lubricate-a-bike-chain/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:44:02 PST
How to replace bicycle tire with quick release skewer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-bicycle-tire-with-quick-release-ske/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:25:35 PST
Loud Bike Horn (car horn)-easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Loud-Bike-Horn-car-horn/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:41:16 PST
DIY Chain whip! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chain-whip/
DIY Chain whip! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AQAS/I6UNCCRX/F2PAQASI6UNCCRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AQAS/I6UNCCRX/F2PAQASI6UNCCRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/AQAS/I6UNCCRX/F2PAQASI6UNCCRX.SMALL.jpg AaronMakesStuff Hello fellow bike enthusiasts and weekend worriers, I'm Aaron and if you're anything like me you're tired of spending money on tools, or maybe you just like to make stuff either way.I encourage you to use whatever random crap you have to make this. I spent 5 minutes looking around for the supplies a...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:46:27 PST
Simple bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bike-Stand-1/
Simple bike Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/BJO0/I6UNC3SU/FI0BJO0I6UNC3SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/BJO0/I6UNC3SU/FI0BJO0I6UNC3SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/BJO0/I6UNC3SU/FI0BJO0I6UNC3SU.SMALL.jpg Lewis1286 I can't get over how expensive bike stands are.. so I usually make my own. This one came out exceptionally easy, so I thought I'd share it! Parts and prep: Plywood: 3/4", 6"x40" pieceWood or drywall screws: 8 x 1.5 or 1.25"2 x clamps (optional)You can get away with different dimensions, but thes...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:46:20 PST
backpack holder for a bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/backpack-holder-for-a-bicycle/
backpack holder for a bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/T050/I6SNXM64/FYQT050I6SNXM64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/T050/I6SNXM64/FYQT050I6SNXM64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/T050/I6SNXM64/FYQT050I6SNXM64.SMALL.jpg 5621201016 MATERIALS1-four heavy duty zip-ties2-container 13 1/4" x 7 1/2" x 10" ( as seen in the photo above)3-rear bicycle rackTOOLS1-two hands2-snipping pliers (optional) 3-drill 4-caulking (optional )WHAT TO DO1-Drill one hole into the bottom of each corner of the the container about 3/4 " long.2-Align you...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 05:24:24 PST
Safe cycling in darkness http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-cycling-in-darkness/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:10:17 PST
Safe evening/night cycling in urban area http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-eveningnight-cycling-in-urban-area/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:41 PST
Remove rubber handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-rubber-handle/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:08:40 PST
Cycling Trophies http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycling-Trophies/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:46 PST
Reproduce a spoke lock key http://www.instructables.com/id/Reproduce-spoke-lock-key/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:30:54 PST
Bicycle: Flat Tire (Repair) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Flat-Tire-Repair/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:09:24 PST
Bicycle Seat Post Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Seat-Post-Skateboard-Rack/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:54:13 PST
Make a TRUCK BIKE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-salvage-truck-bike/
Make a TRUCK BIKE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/CCLZ/I6EXI41E/FVWCCLZI6EXI41E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/CCLZ/I6EXI41E/FVWCCLZI6EXI41E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/CCLZ/I6EXI41E/FVWCCLZI6EXI41E.SMALL.jpg cleaverbikes Hello My names is Michael. Welcome to my Instructional on making a truck bike (butcher bike) from a vintage steel mountain bike the hack way. I'd say one in one hundred cycling enthusiasts is serious about owning a cargo bike, and one in 20 of those people are serious about making it themselves, ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:37:57 PST
Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Bike-Dynamo-Lights-and-USB-Charger/
Practical Bike Dynamo Lights and USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WP5C/I7CCCB0C/FFAWP5CI7CCCB0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WP5C/I7CCCB0C/FFAWP5CI7CCCB0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WP5C/I7CCCB0C/FFAWP5CI7CCCB0C.SMALL.jpg src1138 I originally posted this a little over two years ago, but it remained incognito to the site search. My dynamo got stolen a while back, and I thought about this Instructable when I was replacing it. Amazingly I still have the bike from back then :) The USB plug above has been exposed to Dutch weather...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:41:15 PST
XC ski kit for Fat Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/XC-ski-kit-for-Fat-Bike/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:08:53 PST
Mud flap for bike fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Mud-flaps-for-fender-bicycle/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:20:27 PST
Best Way to Suspend Your Bicycle From an Unfinished Ceiling (maximum head clearance) http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Way-to-Suspend-Your-Bicycle-From-an-Unfinishe/
Best Way to Suspend Your Bicycle From an Unfinished Ceiling (maximum head clearance) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/S6QA/I66CUCSP/FJAS6QAI66CUCSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/S6QA/I66CUCSP/FJAS6QAI66CUCSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/S6QA/I66CUCSP/FJAS6QAI66CUCSP.SMALL.jpg blackslax I’ve seen how people use hooks and frame devises to hang theirbicycles on walls and ceilings by the rims or the frame. But with these approaches, it seemsto me that the bicycle that was taking up a bunch of room on the floor, is nowtaking up a bunch of room on the wall or ceiling. This method will c...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:12:49 PST
Vintage Hat Box Scooter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hat-Box-Scooter-Storage/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:23:14 PST
How to make your bike look an ugly discouragement for thieves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-bike-look-an-ugly-discouragement-/
How to make your bike look an ugly discouragement for thieves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/URUQ/I60061IG/F1XURUQI60061IG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/URUQ/I60061IG/F1XURUQI60061IG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/URUQ/I60061IG/F1XURUQI60061IG.SMALL.jpg bikelightsuk Bike theft is one of the most common troubles in UK like most of other European nations, moreover, the locks don’t put much resistance against tech savvy thieves. Take a look at this video “Bike Theft” on Youtube by the Neistat brothers. It’ll convince you that a determined thief mostly carries all ...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:26:31 PST
Bicycle Table Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Table-Trailer/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 21:04:07 PST
Bicycle Chain Whip http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Chain-Whip/
Bicycle Chain Whip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/B7RF/I5WCQGPQ/F9IB7RFI5WCQGPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/B7RF/I5WCQGPQ/F9IB7RFI5WCQGPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/B7RF/I5WCQGPQ/F9IB7RFI5WCQGPQ.SMALL.jpg mteasdale How to make a simple chain whip for removing sprockets on a bicycle cassette. If you've got the materials knocking around then it's obviously cheaper that buying one. Gather Parts And Tools For this chain whip you will need:An old bike chainSomething for the handle, ideally a 1-1.5 inch wide by 5...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:58:59 PST