Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - bikes http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 11:04:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Adaptive Tadpole Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tadpole-Trike/
Adaptive Tadpole Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6OLU/IK75BK2L/FK96OLUIK75BK2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6OLU/IK75BK2L/FK96OLUIK75BK2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/6OLU/IK75BK2L/FK96OLUIK75BK2L.SMALL.jpg dewey302 This is another one of our church’s adaptive trikes made for children experiencing difficulty balancing, pedaling, steering or riding a traditional bike. See the following Instructable for a more detailed description of our church’s program. http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Adaptive-Bike/This t...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 13:05:50 PST
Adaptive Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Adaptive-Bike/
Adaptive Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2703/IK1FJ9HY/FC92703IK1FJ9HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2703/IK1FJ9HY/FC92703IK1FJ9HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2703/IK1FJ9HY/FC92703IK1FJ9HY.SMALL.jpg dewey302 Our church operates a bicycle ministry which repairs old donated or discarded bicycles for distribution to financially deserving children and to homeless individuals in need of transportation. This past year we expanded the program in a new direction and began building adaptive bikes and trikes for...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:41:10 PST
Hub Motor Delta Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Hub-Motor-Delta-Trike/
Hub Motor Delta Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9EVA/IJYUP7GK/FWI9EVAIJYUP7GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9EVA/IJYUP7GK/FWI9EVAIJYUP7GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/9EVA/IJYUP7GK/FWI9EVAIJYUP7GK.SMALL.jpg dewey302 This is my second electric trike and an improvement over my first effort which can be seen here http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Electric-Tr... and here http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-Dogs-100-Recum...The new trike features full suspension, rear pedal, a 1000w hub motor, disk brake (rea...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:28:10 PST
USB-Rechargeable Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Rechargeable-Battery-Pack-for-Bicycle-Lighting/
USB-Rechargeable Battery Pack for Bicycle Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/Z7W4/IJYUG4XR/FDYZ7W4IJYUG4XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/Z7W4/IJYUG4XR/FDYZ7W4IJYUG4XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/Z7W4/IJYUG4XR/FDYZ7W4IJYUG4XR.SMALL.jpg scd Replacing (AA or AAA powered) batteries in bicycle lights is a pain (and not good for the environment) and bicycle lights with built-in rechargeable Lithium batteries are expensive. This instructable will show how to convert (AA or AAA powered) bicycle lights to use a USB rechargeable lithium batte...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 18:24:57 PST
Bike+zip Ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Bikezip-Ties/
Bike+zip Ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/B28W/IJQOK2UA/FA1B28WIJQOK2UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/B28W/IJQOK2UA/FA1B28WIJQOK2UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/B28W/IJQOK2UA/FA1B28WIJQOK2UA.SMALL.jpg zposner Do you have a passion for biking? I know I do, whether it is a long mountain bike trip, or simply biking to school I use these zip tie hacks every time. And after you read this, you will to. The goal of this hack is to improve biking for pennies on the dollar. And I believe that is what I've done. ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:53:52 PST
Preparing a Bicycle for Motorizing With 79cc Predator Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-a-Bicycle-for-Motorizing-With-79cc-Preda/
Preparing a Bicycle for Motorizing With 79cc Predator Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/4BFB/IJQODXCX/F3T4BFBIJQODXCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/4BFB/IJQODXCX/F3T4BFBIJQODXCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/4BFB/IJQODXCX/F3T4BFBIJQODXCX.SMALL.jpg TheNecromancer13 NOTE: This is a placeholder instructable. The parent instructable will cover everything at once, but is still under construction.So, you've chosen a bicycle, now you want to slap a motor on it, right? Hold on there, you still need to make several changes to the bicycle itself in order to prepare it ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:42:13 PST
Choosing a Bike to Motorize http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-a-Bike-to-Motorize/
Choosing a Bike to Motorize - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LGQO/IJQO83MD/F5XLGQOIJQO83MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LGQO/IJQO83MD/F5XLGQOIJQO83MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LGQO/IJQO83MD/F5XLGQOIJQO83MD.SMALL.jpg TheNecromancer13 NOTE: This is a placeholder instructable. The real instructable is gigantic and is still in progress.This instructable is part of a series I am making which details the process of making a motorized bicycle from scratch. The parent instructable is coming soon, and will include everything in this ins...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 08:52:49 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
Bicycle Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/4EE8/IJRHOAWI/FWK4EE8IJRHOAWI.SMALL.jpg bonercycle I have a nice tool roll which I received as "schwag" at a trade show. It does its job nicely without overdoing it. It only has 3 pockets, which I like, for a tube, an inflator and a multi-tool. For most on road riding I generally refuse to carry more. My one minor gripe with this tool roll is that I...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST
Zip Tie Bike Theft Prevention Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Bike-Theft-Prevention-Device/
Zip Tie Bike Theft Prevention Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/E0Y8/IJN7D01L/FKLE0Y8IJN7D01L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/E0Y8/IJN7D01L/FKLE0Y8IJN7D01L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/E0Y8/IJN7D01L/FKLE0Y8IJN7D01L.SMALL.jpg oleishman have you ever tried to lock up your bike with a nice big u-lock only to find that the badly designed city bike lock-ups prevent you from locking your wheel to nither the frame nor the lock-up this is to help with this and yes i know this will not stop a determined criminal but to the casual kleptom...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:21:44 PST
Bike trailer modification for Fat Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Trailer-Modification-for-Fat-Bike/
Bike trailer modification for Fat Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/9N33/IJIZ8PKW/FRN9N33IJIZ8PKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/9N33/IJIZ8PKW/FRN9N33IJIZ8PKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/9N33/IJIZ8PKW/FRN9N33IJIZ8PKW.SMALL.jpg marple200 This Instructable explains how I modified my single wheel bicycle trailer to work with my Fat Bike.See original trailer build here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-wheel-bicyc...The rear axle is wider on my Fat Bike than on my other mountain bikes. In addition, the diameter of the wheel/tire ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:02:54 PST
Recycled Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Balance-Bike/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 05:16:43 PST
Car Horns for Bicycles http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Horns-for-Bicycles/
Car Horns for Bicycles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SUMZ/IJHHKRNI/FLRSUMZIJHHKRNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SUMZ/IJHHKRNI/FLRSUMZIJHHKRNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SUMZ/IJHHKRNI/FLRSUMZIJHHKRNI.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y When you're cycling, it's important to have some kind of sounding device. A bell can be heard by pedestrians and cyclists but to be heard by drivers, you need something louder such as a horn. Car horns can be heard by drivers when their windows are rolled up. In this setup, the horns were attached u...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 21:16:11 PST
Ikea Bike Rack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Bike-Rack-Hack/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:58:38 PST
Mercedes G for my son. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mercedes-ML-for-My-Son/
Mercedes G for my son. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/56LD/IJD54L05/FXL56LDIJD54L05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/56LD/IJD54L05/FXL56LDIJD54L05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/56LD/IJD54L05/FXL56LDIJD54L05.SMALL.jpg Leonslo The project has brought me joy as a father and sparkles in the eyes of my son. Lucky During the time of removal of waste material to the dump I was lucky.I met an acquaintance who also came to the dump to put down the child car battery that he does not need. And the project started. Dismantling...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 23:25:47 PST
Repair Your Bike's Mudguard Holder With Duckttape http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Your-Bikes-Mudguard-Holder-With-Duckttape/
Repair Your Bike's Mudguard Holder With Duckttape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/1ICJ/IJAEMH9B/FVV1ICJIJAEMH9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/1ICJ/IJAEMH9B/FVV1ICJIJAEMH9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/1ICJ/IJAEMH9B/FVV1ICJIJAEMH9B.SMALL.jpg G0zdniM0z. Specially in Winter, Fall and Spring seasons there is a lot of water and that nasty sludge on the road. So you need your mudguards fixed, centered and stable. This is the function of the holders.But if only one of them gets loose or brakes at the tip (like it happened to me), you cannot repair it ea...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:46:50 PST
Crazy Giant EYEBALL Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Giant-EYEBALL-Bike-Lights/
Crazy Giant EYEBALL Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/BE64/IJ8Z1200/FB7BE64IJ8Z1200.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/BE64/IJ8Z1200/FB7BE64IJ8Z1200.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/BE64/IJ8Z1200/FB7BE64IJ8Z1200.SMALL.jpg mcarty Every experienced city cyclist knows that high visibility colors and bright blinky lights do not always translate to being seen by drivers. There's a big difference between being visible and being seen. So how can bike riders improve their chance of being seen?My solution is to hack basic human psy...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:03:19 PST
Graber MAG Trainer – Spring Loaded Passive Vibration Isolation http://www.instructables.com/id/Graber-MAG-Trainer-Spring-Loaded-Passive-Vibration/
Graber MAG Trainer – Spring Loaded Passive Vibration Isolation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/W6CQ/IJ8US3UA/FNUW6CQIJ8US3UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/W6CQ/IJ8US3UA/FNUW6CQIJ8US3UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/W6CQ/IJ8US3UA/FNUW6CQIJ8US3UA.SMALL.jpg Quadrifoglio Rounding the flywheel and the roller significantly reduced the vibration (roller bounce). The vibration now feels about like riding a street bike on asphalt. I wanted to see if the felt vibration could be further reduced. The fixed connecting points looked like logical places to start to isolate t...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:48:00 PST
Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Bike-2/
Ski Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KHHR/IJ5ZWQ0A/FPVKHHRIJ5ZWQ0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KHHR/IJ5ZWQ0A/FPVKHHRIJ5ZWQ0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KHHR/IJ5ZWQ0A/FPVKHHRIJ5ZWQ0A.SMALL.jpg Eclipse1525 Take sledding to the next level with this easy to make ski bike using a stripped down bike frame. You can make the mounts for the skis with either metal or wood depending on what you have. Cut Your Metal To make the metal version of this ski bike you will want to get some steel strips. I used ab...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 15:36:29 PST
Install tight bicycle grips easily with zip ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Tight-Bicycle-Grips-Easily-With-Zip-Ties/
Install tight bicycle grips easily with zip ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TJ5A/IJ1TTZ8F/FA6TJ5AIJ1TTZ8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TJ5A/IJ1TTZ8F/FA6TJ5AIJ1TTZ8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/TJ5A/IJ1TTZ8F/FA6TJ5AIJ1TTZ8F.SMALL.jpg jongscx Bicycle hand grips are hard to put on. Often made of rubber or foam rubber, they must cling tightly to the handlebars so they they don't come off while you are riding. Unfortunately, this makes them hard to put on in the first place. Some people use dish soap, hair spray, or compressed air. I will ...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 15:09:03 PST
Vintage Exercise Bike – Friction Pad Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Exercise-Bike-Friction-Pad-Upgrade/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 23:15:09 PST
Drift Trike Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Drift-Trike-Wheels/
Drift Trike Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/PHG2/IJ0EFKI2/FE2PHG2IJ0EFKI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/PHG2/IJ0EFKI2/FE2PHG2IJ0EFKI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/PHG2/IJ0EFKI2/FE2PHG2IJ0EFKI2.SMALL.jpg Marsh Drift trikes are a lot of fun, but wheels for them can be hard to come by and pretty expensive. Here, I'll show you how to make a pair of wheels from scrap materials you can find. Tools and Materials Tools Tablesaw Circle cutting jig for tablesaw Drill press Forstner bitsMaterials Heavy gauge PVC...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 14:56:14 PST
$5.00 Bicycle Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/500-Bicycle-Headlight/
$5.00 Bicycle Headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/IV4L/IIYUO4B7/FIMIV4LIIYUO4B7.SMALL.jpg Dr Frugal What you'll need: Five 1/2" Conduit hangers I bought mine at Lowe's for $0.50 each see attached link:Lowes 1/2" conduit hangers2 Ozark Trail 9-LED Mini Flashlight they come w/ batteries I got mine from Walmart for $1.00 each see attached link: Walmart Flashlights Joining the conduit hangers &...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:33:18 PST
Zip tie bike Traction Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Tie-Bike-Traction-Chain/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:15:41 PST
AirDyne AD4 - Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/AirDyne-AD4-Shelf/
AirDyne AD4 - Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M3GC/IIT71WK6/F67M3GCIIT71WK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M3GC/IIT71WK6/F67M3GCIIT71WK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M3GC/IIT71WK6/F67M3GCIIT71WK6.SMALL.jpg Quadrifoglio This is part of a compilation of MIY and DIY that came out of my “dusting off” the exercise bikes and looking at them from a renewed commitment standpoint. I had already done most of the modifications to the Airdyne over the last 20 or so years. However, in documenting the saddle replacement, I de...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:52:49 PST
Exercise Bike Upgrade - Pedals, Grips, and a Fender (AirDyne, DX900, XR-7, EX-1000. Etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Exercise-Bike-Upgrade-Pedals-Grips-and-a-Fender-Ai/
Exercise Bike Upgrade - Pedals, Grips, and a Fender (AirDyne, DX900, XR-7, EX-1000. Etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G45R/IIT71VNF/FS3G45RIIT71VNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G45R/IIT71VNF/FS3G45RIIT71VNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/G45R/IIT71VNF/FS3G45RIIT71VNF.SMALL.jpg Quadrifoglio This is part of a compilation of MIY and DIY that came out of my “dusting off” the exercise bikes and looking at them from a renewed commitment standpoint. I had already done most of the modifications to the Airdyne over the last 20 or so years. However, in documenting the saddle replacement, I de...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:40:37 PST
Exercise Bike Upgrade - Saddle (Seat) Selection and Setup (AirDyne, DX900, XR-7, EX-1000, Etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Exercise-Bike-Upgrade-Saddle-Seat-Selection-and-Se/
Exercise Bike Upgrade - Saddle (Seat) Selection and Setup (AirDyne, DX900, XR-7, EX-1000, Etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/HIQ1/IIT71RLE/FROHIQ1IIT71RLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/HIQ1/IIT71RLE/FROHIQ1IIT71RLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/HIQ1/IIT71RLE/FROHIQ1IIT71RLE.SMALL.jpg Quadrifoglio This is part of a compilation of MIY and DIY that came out of my “dusting off” the exercise bikes and looking at them from a renewed commitment standpoint. I had already done most of the modifications to the Airdyne over the last 20 or so years. However, in documenting the saddle replacement, I deci...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:57:27 PST
SR (Sakae Ringyo) MTE-100 Adjustable Seatpost – Cleaning and Lubing a Used MTE-100 http://www.instructables.com/id/SR-Sakae-Ringyo-MTE-100-Adjustable-Seatpost-Cleani/
SR (Sakae Ringyo) MTE-100 Adjustable Seatpost – Cleaning and Lubing a Used MTE-100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/J1AR/IIT71KC3/FNJJ1ARIIT71KC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/J1AR/IIT71KC3/FNJJ1ARIIT71KC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/J1AR/IIT71KC3/FNJJ1ARIIT71KC3.SMALL.jpg Quadrifoglio The reason for buying the MTE-100 is that it has 56 mm of adjustable setback. Most seatposts have from zero to 30 mm adjustable setback and seatposts above 20 mm adjustable setback are unusual. It is probable that the reasons for the lower setbacks are the adjustability of tracked saddles and bike...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:38:22 PST
Graber MAG Bike Trainer – Increased Resistance Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Graber-MAG-Bike-Trainer-Increased-Resistance-Modif/
Graber MAG Bike Trainer – Increased Resistance Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/PS9V/IIKOJ7D2/F3CPS9VIIKOJ7D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/PS9V/IIKOJ7D2/F3CPS9VIIKOJ7D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/PS9V/IIKOJ7D2/F3CPS9VIIKOJ7D2.SMALL.jpg Quadrifoglio Only two of the settings of the Graber MAG unit that I have feel like they offer any additional resistance. Also, neither setting seems particularly challenging. The other three settings seem to be the flywheel effect only.This makes sense based on the characteristics of magnets. Pull force decay...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 13:23:01 PST
Graber MAG Bike Trainer – Replacement Roller Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Graber-MAG-Bike-Trainer-Replacement-Roller-Modific/
Graber MAG Bike Trainer – Replacement Roller Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/GJVK/IIJKWB5A/FBSGJVKIIJKWB5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/GJVK/IIJKWB5A/FBSGJVKIIJKWB5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/GJVK/IIJKWB5A/FBSGJVKIIJKWB5A.SMALL.jpg Quadrifoglio The stock roller got creased in the first two minutes of operation. It wasn’t being used against a tire so I really can’t fault it. It needed to be softer and more elastic.I tried beefy rubber bands on the stock roller. They crawled off to one side. I could have glued them but replacing them as ...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 05:06:51 PST
Safety Bike Like With Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Bike-Like-With-Style/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:07:32 PST
How to Destroy a Dirt Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Destroy-a-Dirt-Bike/
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By: DoStuffRight

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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:19:34 PST
Wood Mudguard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mudguard/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 01:46:14 PST
Ultimate Bike Computer From an Old Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Bike-Computer-From-an-Old-Smartphone/
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By: ThriftStore Hacker

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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:49:42 PST
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-LED-Bicycle-Light-V20-BigGun/
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello, In my previous Instructable, I built a USB powered LED bicycle light, that worked very well, But for some reason (maybe because i bike at high speeds), there seems to be a visibility issue, as the cars and other bikers didn't see me passing, and i always had to stop suddenly , sometimes in a ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:13:43 PST
Build a Small Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Small-Bike/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:15:32 PST
Bike Carrying Shoulder Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Carrying-Shoulder-Pad/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:13:44 PST
DIY Bicycle U-Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-U-Lock/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:12:59 PST
Shorten Your Lock-On Bicycle Grips http://www.instructables.com/id/Shorten-Your-Lock-On-Bicycle-Grips-1/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:27:47 PST
Skirt Bicycle Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Skirt-Bicycle-Hack/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 14:12:22 PST
UV Handlebar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-Handlebar-Light/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 08:36:39 PST
balance bike restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/balance-bike-restoration/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 05:22:26 PST
USB powered Bicycle Frontal lighting system http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-Bicycle-Frontal-lighting-system/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:16:13 PST
BMX bike custom paint http://www.instructables.com/id/BMX-bike-custom-paint/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:14:12 PST
DIY Bicycle mount for GPS Garmin Etrex 10, 20 and 30. (maybe other models too!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-mount-for-GPS-Garmin-Etrex-10-20-and-3/
DIY Bicycle mount for GPS Garmin Etrex 10, 20 and 30. (maybe other models too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QECA/IH9GWHKZ/F4UQECAIH9GWHKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QECA/IH9GWHKZ/F4UQECAIH9GWHKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/QECA/IH9GWHKZ/F4UQECAIH9GWHKZ.SMALL.jpg MarioC43 Before starting I must apologize for possibles errors in writing. My English is bad!So... let's go started! Materials needed: - empty oil bottle (finish line 4oz, 120ml)- ziptie bracelet- cutter- electrical tape- bicycle inner tube (to make rubber band)- paper and pen. Make a template Draw the...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 06:18:43 PST
Bicycle Trailer DIY Boat Trailer Tag Along Trailer Buddy Trailer Multi Purpose http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-DIY-Boat-Trailer-Tag-Along-Trailer/
Bicycle Trailer DIY Boat Trailer Tag Along Trailer Buddy Trailer Multi Purpose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/DSTV/IH877W6C/FZBDSTVIH877W6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/DSTV/IH877W6C/FZBDSTVIH877W6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/DSTV/IH877W6C/FZBDSTVIH877W6C.SMALL.jpg DerrickDIY15 I wanted to build a multi functional bicycle trailer that was of course light weight. I picked up an old golf bag caddy for $2 at the thrift store. I used a few other spare parts laying around and I got a very useful end result. Here's how I did it! Purchase Search around at yard sales, thrift st...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:58:52 PST
Folding Fixie (without welding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Fixie-without-welding/
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 13:32:25 PST
Flat Pack Bikebag http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Bikebag/
Flat Pack Bikebag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/LQO2/IGWJUMW6/FKMLQO2IGWJUMW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/LQO2/IGWJUMW6/FKMLQO2IGWJUMW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/LQO2/IGWJUMW6/FKMLQO2IGWJUMW6.SMALL.jpg TibertD I'm a student at the West-Flanders High School (HOWEST). I study industrial product design and for one of our projects we have to make a flat packed product. The conditions imposed on our flat packed product are: Finding a creative solution to create a volume out of a sheet material. Apply the fla...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:52:36 PST
Flatpack Bike Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Flatpack-Bike-Basket/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:35:38 PST
How to Film Dirt Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Film-Dirt-Bikes/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:49:17 PST
Build a Reverse Steering Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Reverse-Steering-Bike/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:28:09 PST