Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - bikes http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:08:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Free Propeller Bike Mod Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Propeller-Bike-Mod-Update/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:25:02 PDT
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
Adjusting Bicycle Cleats, one small trick for http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjusting-Bicycle-Cleats-one-small-trick-for/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:40:08 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush-20/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:58:38 PDT
Fastening a bike horn with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fastening-a-bike-horn-with-Sugru/
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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/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Bike-Apocalypse-Bicycle/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:46:41 PDT
How to service a bike hub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-service-a-bike-hub/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:39:21 PDT
Bamboo Carbon Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Carbon-Bike/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:01:07 PDT
Repair broken bicycle training wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-broken-bicycle-training-wheels/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 23:03:59 PDT
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Bike-and-Scooter-Rack/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:00:21 PDT
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-wall-mount-rack-3D-printing/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:54:18 PDT
Bandage a Broken Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandage-a-Broken-Bike-Frame/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:29:31 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/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:48:33 PDT
Quick release bicycle rear rack bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-bicycle-rear-rack-bag/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:16 PDT
Biking reflectors and improved visibility http://www.instructables.com/id/Biking-reflectors-and-improved-visibility/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:50:39 PDT
Bleach "hollow" inspired rear bicycle light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleach-hollow-inspired-rear-bicycle-light/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:11:21 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/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:22:16 PDT
how to ride a unicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-ride-a-unicycle-1/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:56:54 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SMALL.jpg pandoheas I have been using these leather grips for a week now and I can honestly say that they are amazing. And they look awesome as well. It's weird having strangers tell you that I shouldn't invest on my beat up bicycle, by buying expensive parts! They wouldn't believe that these grips are homemade with st...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 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
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) http://www.instructables.com/id/SILENCE-those-rattling-V-Brakes-ninja-style/
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior I heavily commute by bicycle, and have for many, many years. Any rattle, squeak, or grind that rears its head is quickly dealt with. V BRAKES have an area that is notorious for rattling when riding rough terrain. I have learned over much of my traveling time that a SILENT bike is a true NINJA STYLE ...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:33:27 PDT
How To Make A Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bike-Trailer/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:20:24 PDT
Teardrop Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Teardrop-Bicycle-Trailer/
Teardrop Bicycle Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/ISPQ/HYQDUV4Q/F7BISPQHYQDUV4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/ISPQ/HYQDUV4Q/F7BISPQHYQDUV4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/ISPQ/HYQDUV4Q/F7BISPQHYQDUV4Q.SMALL.jpg kindbill Gday I hope some people find this interestingBuilt with Ply sheet ,Meranti wood and pine A old child bicycle trailer.Power tools i use was a drill jig saw and sander. I bent the ply dry and use nails wood glue and screws . A lot of sanding and some wood filler plus I used a nail punch to try...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:04:07 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
Junk Recumbent Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Recumbent-Trike/
Junk Recumbent Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0KL5/HYNYTD3J/F6S0KL5HYNYTD3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0KL5/HYNYTD3J/F6S0KL5HYNYTD3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/0KL5/HYNYTD3J/F6S0KL5HYNYTD3J.SMALL.jpg jimmyf This project was inspired by trikes made by other people. I also purchased plans from atomic zombie, and used them as a rough guide.Unfortunately, I did not take photos as I went through the build. I will do my best to explain the steps I followed.I wanted this trike to be made completely out of jun...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:37:45 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
Adaptive Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tricycle/
Adaptive Tricycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SMALL.jpg mollytricycle Adaptive tricycles for children with physical and cognitive challenges can be hard to find and even harder to afford. The adaptive tricycle we built for our son helped us get his legs moving as he recovers from a stroke that exacerbated the physical difficulties caused by his genetic disorder.We too...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 15:45:09 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
Relive your childhood with your first bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Live-your-childhood-with-your-first-bicycle/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:57:37 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
Easy DIY CREE LED Headlight Upgrade for Your Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-CREE-LED-Headlight-Upgrade-for-Your-Motor/
Easy DIY CREE LED Headlight Upgrade for Your Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/5W6N/HYBDG5OJ/F245W6NHYBDG5OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/5W6N/HYBDG5OJ/F245W6NHYBDG5OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/5W6N/HYBDG5OJ/F245W6NHYBDG5OJ.SMALL.jpg LEDLightingHut The H4 CREE LED headlight kit I am using came complete with 2 ballasts, 2 -25W Cree LED bulbs, cooling fans,and easy to follow instructions. The kit showed up in less than 5 days after ordering and was VERY securely wrapped. The best thing about this whole kit was that it was very much Plug-And-Play...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 07:49:17 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
6-Pack Bike Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Pack-Bike-Holder/
6-Pack Bike Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many times have you run out of drinks at the BBQ and found yourself dangerously fumbling with a 6-pack while biking back from the corner store? You need a 6-Pack Bike Holder! With 5 bucks and 10 minutes, you can make a durable lightweight strap that will carry the 6-pack for you on your bike's t...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:06:52 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
Bike and Human Puncture Repair Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-and-Human-Puncture-Repair-Kit/
Bike and Human Puncture Repair Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/TXTI/HY12DOEA/F8XTXTIHY12DOEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/TXTI/HY12DOEA/F8XTXTIHY12DOEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/TXTI/HY12DOEA/F8XTXTIHY12DOEA.SMALL.jpg sdfgeoff Every couple of weeks, I suddenly get concerned about injury. The idea that rose out of my latest bout may possibly be useful to other people, so I thought I'd share it.There are already thousands of first aid kits here on instructables, so what's special about mine? Well, it's for biking, both huma...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:42:51 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