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How To : Perform a 180 G-turn on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Perform a 540 caballero on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle. If you have broke your kickstand switch, you can easily bypass it while you are on the road so you can set your bike. All you need to do this is a piece of electric tape. If you don't have th ...more

How To : Pop a wheelie on a mountain bike

Let's start with the bike: The most important thing on your bike, is your brake system, you will need the brake lever on your handle bars. When performing a wheelie, this will help you control speed and prevent you from falling on your butt. Your rear brake has to function pro ...more

How To : Perform a 180 on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Perform a 360 on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Perform a 360 ledge on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more

How To : Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more

How To : Make a u-turn on a motorcycle

In this video, we learn how to make a u-turn on a motorcycle. You must be able to complete a u-turn without putting your foot down. Depending on the size of your motorcycle, you will need 20-24 feet to do this properly. The most common mistake is oversteering and putting your ...more

How To : Ride a motorcycle safely with a passenger

In this tutorial, we learn how to ride a motorcycle safely with a passenger. First give your passenger gear for themselves, then have them sit behind you on the bike. Make sure they hold onto you while you are driving, and you take turns more slowly at first. Turn the sides ge ...more

How To : Start out on a motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to start out on a motorcycle. Before you ride a motorcycle, you will want to learn where all the controls are. After this, you need to make sure all the springs are in place and the clutch works well. Then, check the engine oil to make sure it's ...more

How To : Start and ride a motorcycle with the basics

Learn the basic concepts to starting and riding a motorcycle! The motorcycle in this video is a Kawasaki Ninja model. To start the bike, you will first need to know how the bike works and where all the different parts are at. You should know where the clutch, turn signals, ho ...more

How To : Use hand signals on a bicycle

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to use hand signals on a bicycle. Bicycles don't come with turn signals and brake lights. Fortunately, there's already a universal language for indicating turns and stops on a bike. You Will Need * Helmet * Left arm * Bike Step 1. Prep ...more

How To : Go through corners on a bicycle

This how-to video demonstrates the safe way to go through corners or make turns on a bicycle. Start braking before making the turn, so as not to lose control of the bicycle, and speed up when going through. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to ride through corner ...more

How To : Ride your bike with your dog

If you've ever wanted to ride your bike with your dog, this tutorial with Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg will teach you just how. One of the first things to think about is to put your bike into a very easy gear, so your dog won't get too tired from this walk. Make sure to pay attention ...more

How To : Adjust a front derailleur on a mountain bike

The video is about adjusting the front derailleur of a performance bike. To adjust the front derailleur you have to first adjust the rear derailleur to the smallest gear. To adjust the front derailleur shift the gear to the largest. If it does not slip into largest gear then a ...more

News : Simply Ingenious Snow Plow Hack

Tricycle + simple plow blade = true yankee ingenuity. (Who needs a pricey snow plow vehicle?) Craig Smith recently submitted his custom contraption to MAKE: "The custom 3-wheel bike with sidecar was made years ago, a replica of a bike my childhood friend had. Last winter I a ...more

How To : Ride a bike

Frustration is something that comes along with learning to ride a bike. You mustn't give up as it's a valuable skill to have. This video shows you how to ride a bike and minimize frustration. Learning to ride a bike takes patience. You’ll likely crash and fall a few times. Bu ...more

How To : Lift a dropped motorcycle

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to lift a dropped motorcycle. Begin by turning off the motorcycle engine. Make sure that you don't have any health issues including a bad back or knee. Check the motorcycle to see if there are any leaking fluids. Make sure the bike is ...more

How To : Ride a bike in traffic

This video is a tutorial on how to ride a bike in traffic. The first rule is to obey the law. You would need to follow the laws of traffic as though you were driving a car. If there is a bike lane, use it. It is not a good idea to use the sidewalk as that is reserved for walke ...more

How To : Hack a bike lock without a key

Hacking a bike lock is something that you may need to do sometime if you forget your combination or maybe just didn't bring the key for the lock with you. You should never hack a bike lock to steal anything and should know that this tutorial is for informational purposes only. ...more

How To : make getting to Trestles easier

I've always found the side racks on bikes to be a bit of a burden. Plus they are ding-magnets.  Oh and as the article here mentions, this rack comes with shade! Maybe this could be the solution. This fantastic invention by ACG will turn your Schwinn into a canopied surf mobi ...more

News : Bumbling our way to a greener life in Los Angeles

There have been a few recent developments in Los Angeles that only highlight how dysfunctional the city is when it comes to encouraging their citizens to develop greener habits. It was Bike to Work Week in Los Angeles. The city provided free bus rides for bikers on May 14. Ex ...more

How To : Do a fakie on a BMX

In this How To Video Kurtis Elwell will walk you through how to do a fakie on a BMX. The best place to start learning how to roll a fakie is on a steep hill or incline. As soon as you start to lose momentum on the hill you will stop for a moment then start rolling backwards. I ...more

How To : Adjust a rear derailleur

Use a 5mm Allen wrench and loosen the bolt holding the cable on the rear derailleur. Thread the shift cable through the cable stays and tighten it in the rear derailleur with as little slack as possible. Make sure that the adjustment screw on the shifter is in the mid point of ...more

How To : Practice motorcycle safety

Motorcycle fatalities are on the rise. Make sure you're doing all you can to protect yourself. Practice good motorcycle safety. You Will Need * A license * A helmet * Protective clothing * Extreme caution * Reflective tape and stickers * A license * A helmet * Protective clot ...more

How To : Tie a Turk's head knot for sailing

This how to video tutorial demonstrates how to tie a Turk's knot for sailing. Follow along with the step by step process and the directions below to learn how to tie the Turk's knot. Make 3 turns and follow this sequence: u-o-u-o-u, then around to the right of the standing en ...more

How To : Cut spokes to build a bike wheel

Assemble tools and materials. You'll need a rim, a hub, and the proper length spokes and spoke nipples. You'll need a wheel truing stand, a spoke wrench, a flat screwdriver, and medium weight oil. A spoke tensiometer, a dishing tool and a nipple driver are optional. Place the ...more

How To : Adjust your headset

In this video, we learn how to adjust your head seat. You want to make sure the top of your stem is adjusted correctly and the spacers are adjusted correctly. Go in and tighten the top cap pole until it's just snug. Then, when you grab your bike and roll it forward, go in and ...more

How To : Fit a road bike

In this tutorial, we learn how to fit a road bike. This can be complicated, but it's vital for your cycling experience. First, you want to make sure you are comfortable no matter what. Pedal on the bike in the store to make sure you are comfortable on it. Now, you need to adju ...more

How To : Adjust a rear derailleur on a mountain bike

In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust a rear derailleur on a mountain bike. First, get on the bike and start to ride it like normal, except have it mounted into one place. Then, shift the front derailleur into middle gear and the rear derailleur to the smallest gear. After ...more

How To : Replace the gas tank on a Ninja 250R motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace the gas tank on a Ninja 250R motorcycle. First, inspect all the parts to make sure they don't have any cracks in them and everything is complete. After this, remove the gas tank off your bike and transfer the gas cap from the old to th ...more

How To : Make a stylish belt out of a bicycle inner tube

Time to get that busted bike inner tube out of the trash - that rubber is perfect for a cute, stylish belt! In this tutorial from Elizabeth Gleeson, learn exactly how to turn this broken part of an old belt into a cool new accessory. People will be dying to find out where you ...more

How To : Improve your bike's night visibility

In some places, it's illegal to ride your bike at night without lights or reflectors, so if you plan on going for a joyride on your street bike, then you need to be prepared to share the road with vehicles and be seen. Appropriate gear and lighting are essential for safety whe ...more

How To : Celebrate your birthday all by yourself

Whether you've planned it that way or not, sometimes you wind up celebrating your birthday alone. This tutorial will help you feel less lonely and have a great birthday, even if you are the only person at the party. You Will Need: * The day off * Champagne * Dessert * A trip ( ...more

News : Student group hopes to keep bikes on campus

Student group hopes to keep bikes on campus By Conrad wilton · Daily Trojan Posted Today at 12:22 am (14 hours ago) in Featured, News Faced with the possibility of reduced bike access and storage on campus, student group SC for Alternative Transportation has dedicated its e ...more

News : 6 DIY Materials for Solar Powered Night Illumination

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Fix a bike flat without a patch kit

Show the world just how resourceful you are next time you get a flat bike tire. With the help of some local plant life and some gusto you too can ride your bike to safety without the help of a standard repair kit. You’re miles from home with a flat and reach for your trusty p ...more

How To : Pick a lock or padlock with household items

By LukeLiu4434 Knowing how to pick a lock can come in handy if you ever lose your key to your house, bike, or anything else secured by a padlock. While it may sound difficult, picking a lock is a very basic skill and very doable. Here's how you can do it. First lets understa ...more

How To : Recover a stolen bike

You love your bike and it was stolen. Although, this is not a good scenario, you still may be able to retrieve it. Sketch the serial number or means of identification into the bike and then when it is stolen you can really get the word out to all the places that it might turn ...more

How To : Do advanced BMX tricks

In this video series, learn how to do advanced bmx tricks. Garson Fields shows you step-by-step instruction to turn you into an avid BMX rider. He shows you the basic steps of the bunny hop, and he offers ways to spin some variety on this traditional trick. Garson also shows y ...more

News : Exercise Daily (While Playing XBox 360)

ProjectExciteBike is a device that harnesses the manpower pedaling speed of an exercise bike and in turn, converts the energy into a single control button on a gamepad (which would translate as the "gas pedal" for racing games). This particular project works with XBox 360, but ...more

How To : 7 Tips to Help You Use Waze Like a Pro

Waze is the go-to navigation app for millions of drivers, and it's easy to see why. Benefits such crowd-sourced traffic data, police trap locations, and road work avoidance are just the tip of the iceberg. It can almost be overwhelming, but with these simple tips, you'll maste ...more

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