June 27, 2014
Bike Fun Friday How-Tos
Want to change your bicycle chain at home? Mount an iPhone to your handlebars? Figure out how to bike with you pup? Snapguide, a community of makers who like to share their how-tos, threw a contest to see who amongst them could create the best instructional guide.
And now they have a winner! So if you’ve ever thought of creating something customized for your bike, now may be the moment. Dave Moore, a woodworker from St. Louis, shows in this guide how to create gorgeous wooden handlebars for your bike. Now, maybe you don’t have a bench vice, a laminated plywood handlebar form, or a router to turn some spare walnut wood from square pieces to an octagon, or bevels to go from octagon to rounded handlebars.
Photo credit: Eva Frye
No worries, there are plenty of other instructional guides – everything from how to wall-mount your bike in a garage to how to protect your bike from theft, to (a favorite) how to make a furry bike.
Photo credit: Koreen Sablan
(For more ways to have bike fun while the sun is sunny, click here.)