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Bike Hack – How to Make a Boat Towing Bike!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsm6HVC1bsI&feature=player_embedded#!

For those of you who live near the water such as lakes and rivers and you like taking your small boat out often, you might be interested to know that you can build yourself one of these boat-towing bikes for easier daily access to the water.

If you live near a lake but not on the lake; a bike boat trailer is the way to tow your small boat to the neighborhood lake. This trailer is made from black iron pipe and wheelbarrow wheels. It uses standard threaded pipe fittings so there is no welding invol

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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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Bike that lets you Low-Ride or High-Ride on the Go!

Here’s an awesome design for a bike that will let the rider “low-ride” or “high-ride” while ridin’.  What a great concept, I can envision future bikes coming like this.

Created by German industrial designer Stefan Wallmann, the Zweistil provides with two riding positions. One to travel in the city, when you need to be more agile and aware of the traffic around you. The other is to travel long distances and for leisure, when you can lay back and enjoy the views.

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Eco-consciuosness – Space that Cars, Bus, and Bikes Take!

Here’s a simple picture of how much space that cars, bus, and bikes take in comparison to the number of people using it.  I have to say they should add skateboards, which should definitely come on top for the most eco-friendliest vehicle.

In this image, you can see three interpretations of what it takes to get the same amount of people into town for work, shopping or for whatever reason they would need to travel. They have chosen three modes of travel, car, bus and cycle, this picture sa

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Bike Hack – How to Make a High Powered LED Bike Light!

If you are into DIYs and bikes, make sure to check out this DIY that shows you how to make a high-powered LED bike light so you can “see” everything while you ridin’.

For those of us traveling by non-motorized conveyance (bicycle e.g.), visibility is important in both forenoon and post-twilight conditions. The best way to ensure such visibility is through the use of excessively bright lights, of which the latest light emitting diodes (LEDs) are the acme. The following account will detail the process of building an LED based head-l

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Ikea Hack – How to Make a Bike Rack (or Pole)

Most of us think that bike racks mostly consist of a garage hanger and you’d hang your bike on the ceiling.

But, here’s a really innovative IKEA hack that uses IKEA parts to make a Bike Rack Pole that wills stand vertically while letting you keep 2-3 bikes.

he says, “there are a lot bicycle storage/rack-systems on the market, but none of them met my expectations in function/style and price. i wanted to get 2 bikes on a wall in my apartment.

all you need to get from ikea is one

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DIY – Drink and Party by making yourself a Bike Cooler!

Recently I’ve noticed a large number of people going through the beaches in San Francisco with backpacks and other junk on their bikes.  I think they were doing some kind of California coastal ride but here’s a great way to add a bike cooler to your bike in case do something similar.

An insulated bike cooler makes an excellent addition to a shopping or commuting bike. Or, I suppose, a drinkin’ & partyin’ bike.

via instructables

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DIY – How to Make a Tandem Twin Bicycle with Two Bikes!

Here’s a cool DIY showing you how to make a twin bike out of 2 bikes.  It seems pretty simple enough.

How to make a tandem bicycle from two bikes! no welding, no fancy tools needed other than a power drill.

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Chinese SWAT Team trains on Segways

Here’s a humorous pose of the Chinese SWAT team practicing on segways. (Or maybe it was a scene in the movie shooting…)

I really think this is a really good idea as parts of busy Chinese metropolitan streets will let the segway travel much faster than anything other than motorcycles and bikes.

As for shooting shot guns from a segway, I’d have to say you need more training though.

via engadget

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Pong Cycle

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZmWdKRut2o

Pong cycle anyone???

Cyclepong is an update of the classic arcade game Pong to use bikes as the controllers. To read about the first version of Cyclepong go to the Cyclepong page. I always wanted Cyclepong to be something that lots of people would get to play with. My original idea was to take it to music festivals over the summer, but things took a bit of an unexpected turn after I took it to the Dorkbot London Christmas special.

One of the people who played Cyclepong at Dorkbot was Tessa H

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