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Bike Hack – How To Remove a Bicycle Freewheel or Cassette!

Need to remove that bicycle freewheel or cassette?  Here’s a great video showing you exactly how to do that.  Nevermind the bike shops, most bikes can be fixed using your hands.  Also check out this blog post, there’s a TON of articles on how to fix your bike.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTfs3gEhgKo

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Motorcycle DIY – How to DRIFT with a Motorcycle!

As an avid motorcyclist, I want to learn someday how to drift with my bike.  I know for a fact it’s much safer and easier on a car but heck, if you can drift on a motorcycle, I know you can go faster around those corners.  Well, just be careful when you try this and wear all the protective gear!

Here’s a video on how to drift with a motorcycle:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxYiWOJ59Vg

Another cool video on how to drift with bikes:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0697yR5zukY

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Bike Hack – How to Build a Weedeater Bicycle!

Here’s a great video on how to build a weedeater bicycle. That’s right, a regular bike modified to be powered with a regular weedeater.

There’s no detailed instructions but this video should be very helpful in getting you started to build a weedeater bike:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhM81jVx6JM

Also check out the author’s redneck channel, there’s some really funny videos for rednecks out there. (my favorite

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Motorcycle DIY – How to Change/Replace Motorcycle Tires!

Luckily, I happen to be a happy biker who owns a 2006 Suzuki GSX-R 600, still brand new as I haven’t had much time to ride it.  For those of you who have ridden your bike on a daily basis, you might want to catch up on learning how to replace motorcycle tires.  I know my friend does this all the time as he’s crazy about bikes but if you are too, it might save you a bunch of money for the future if you learn these skills.

Here’s a video on how to replace your motorcycle tires: (And don’t forget, motorcycles are a little more dangerous than cars so if you are

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Bike Hack – How to Add a Stepper Motor Powered LED Light!

I’ve seen a ton of bike lights that use the power of pedaling to provide bikers with nice array of lights as they drive down the road.  Well, here’s another awesome bike hack that shows you how to add a stepper motor-powered LED light.  I really like this one as I do actually have a bunch of unused stepper motors laying around. (and I am sure you do too if you hack around a bit…)

Steppers come with different resolutions. Virtually all steppers are either 1.8° or 7.5° per st

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DIY Motorcycle – Electric Sports Bike!

WOW, I’ve seen a handful of great electric motorcycles in the past few years but this is the first electric “Sports Bike” that I have seen.

What is more amazing is that this is a by-product of a 22-year old college student, who has built more amazing electric bike than a whole team of engineers at Kawasaki.

Kudos for such a great job on the bik

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Motorcycle Hack – How to Make a Motorcycle Control Panel!

I am not really sure what the point of gathering data on a motorcycle would be for, (as I rather just go really fast) but you can surely make one of these motorcycle control panel from Arduino and gather data for fine-tuning your motorcycle.

Hey, I’m really pleased with how this is going.  This is still a prototype but it’s functionally complete and works very well.  It’s messy because I hacked up a generalized arduino proto-shield to mount it but there’s really not a lot to the hardwa

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QWERTY Keyboard Bike Grips!

Here’s the most facinating find of the day, QWERTY-keyboard bike grips!  Too bad, it looks like the keyboard is actually not QWERTY but spelling out Aaron Ross. (via wired)

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26″ Wheeled eZip Trailz Electric Bike!

For those of you who live close enough to work but too far for walking it daily, you might be interested in this awesome electric bike that will get you to work in time at maximum 18 miles per hour and a 450VDC battery that lasts up to 22 miles per charge.

I’ve always had fun on electric bikes and I think they are great for the environment these days no doubt.

The eZip Trailz electric bike will get

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Bike Hack – How to Add a Garden to your Bike!

Are you a garden fanatic like me who waters and checks his grass daily?  Well, you no longer have to worry about your garden when at work, just put your garden ON the bike!

A window box for the cyclist who is always on the move, or cycle tourist needing nutritious strawberries and beansprouts.. or simply for someone without a garden….or a moron,(like me).

via instructables

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