Do It Yourself Bike Projects (DIY) http://momentummag.com/topics/do-it-yourself/index.rss How-to instructions and stories about making things handmade, from biking clothing to accessories, handmade bikes, and beyond. en-us Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bike Curious: Maintain Your Chain (it's Not Such a Pain) Basic chain care is worth the effort, surprisingly simple and neither time- nor money-consuming. And a little work goes a long way towards improving your chain’s lifespan and performance.

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Turn Your Bike Into a Rolling Garden Overtaken by the sudden urge to garden while on her bike, Meghan Kelly shows how to turn your bicycle into a rolling garden.

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Inner Tubes: Fabulous Off the Bike Uses Inner tubes make great clotheslines for bike rags, seats for chairs...and all kinds of other off-the-bike creations.

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DIY Run Bike How to make your own run bike.

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How to Pump Up Your Tires Follow these inflation tips for a smoother and more efficient roll.

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Super Cute Bike Helmet Covers Keep Winter Biking Kids Warm Balaclavas under the helmet and helmet covers on top of the helmet help keep kids cozy in the winter.

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This Bike Train Fits the Whole Family There's room for everyone on this four person bike train.

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Awesome Pedals In case you like to wear heels some days...and clipless bike shoes other days.

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DIY Cargo Bike After borrowing my Kona Ute, my neighbour decided to convert her city bike to a long tail cargo bike for the ride to school. Her son rides his own bike and her three year old daughter rides this DIY cargo.

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Happy Halloween, Biking Families! Did you know you could carve pumpkin-riding pumpkin dudes?

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Transporting XL Bikes, Part 2 This is how we transported our bikes on a big family road trip so we could ride whenever we arrived at our destination.

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Transporting Cargo Bikes How do you modify roof racks and back racks to transport cargo bikes?

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DIY: How to True a Bent Wheel “Ksh ksh ksh” goes your wheel as your ride. This is the sound of a bent rim. Here's how to fix it.

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Vancouver’s First Mini Maker Faire There was a winding lineup to get into Vancouver’s first ever Mini Maker Faire last Saturday morning.

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Patch Kits Make Great Birthday Presents for Young Mechanics A few tire irons and a little patch kit can launch a young mechanic on a journey of self-reliance. Kids love their very own tools.

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DIY: How to Fix a Bike Chain The best approach to fixing a broken bike chain.

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How to Fly with Your Bike Flying with your bicycle can be a real gutwrencher.

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Three Bikes on the Trail Our daughter is an awesome artist. Sometimes she draws pictures of bikes. Sometimes she draws her friends. Or kittens. It all depends.

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Bike Decorating Part II After a night of yarn bombing, crochet flower making, and general bike chatter, Anna Sierra's bike is display window ready.

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Bike + Fibre = Parade Ready Bike Art We're getting ready for a neighbourhood bike parade on May 28th. Our local fibre arts shop, Wabi Sabi, is hosting two free bike decorating workshops this week to celebrate. Cozy frames, yarn streamers...and so much more for the DIY bike decorators.

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