I love Stuffits cedar stuffed shoe dryers, but sometimes I’m in a hurry and need to use a clothes dryer. Here’s a variation of a trick I learned from Noah in Kansas City several years ago.
The result: a bike that changes in brightness (and even its color, a little) depending on your pedaling speed, a little bit reminiscent of a TRON lightcycle. In the below video, the TRON bike maker is on a swing bike so it looks kind of funny, but you get the idea.
View full instructions at Instructables, and be careful not to shock yourself with this project. Unless you’re into that kind of stuff.
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A crazy project to hoist your bike and and down from your third floor apartment balcony at MAKE Magazine.
Michael Mann of Boston University was inspired by the various bamboo bike mentions, but was frustrated he couldn’t find a How To. So he started a blog chronicling the steps he took to build his own bamboo bicycle. In the video he talks about his project and why bamboo is a good choice for DIY bike construction.
It’s pretty simple really, but see the step-by-step instructions at Instructables.
Basically, you do this: