Lately I’ve been itching to get on a bike. In fact, I’m planning on buying a mountain bike very soon! I’m excited to get out on the road this summer and fall – and I’m also excited by the cool accessories that come along with biking. There are buckets, bags, lights, stands and more . . . which sounds expensive. But you don’t have to spend big money to get these items – you can DIY them. This fabric bike bucket is a great example. Are you looking for other cool bike accessories to make? Click through the jump!
Wall Rack 1 of 6Craft store wood plaques become the bases for hanging your bikes easily.
Learn how they were assembled at Mini Penny
Handle Streamers 2 of 6All you need are plastic bags and tape to make fun and bright handle streamers.
Find the how-to at Bunch
Bike Light 3 of 6This DIY is easier than it looks! Use a plastic jar, hardware store supplies and a few other goodies to make a unique bike light.
FInd the step-by-step at Etsy
PVC Holder 4 of 6Organize your kids' bikes for little more than $37 in pipe and supplies.
Learn how at Hostess with the Motzes
Fabric Panniers 5 of 6Finally a use for oilcloth fabric - sew these side bags easily and with simple instructions.
Get the how-to at upcraft.it
Hauling Trailer 6 of 6It's going to take you awhile to build, but for $30 in parts you can have a bike trailer that can haul 200 pounds.
Learn how it's done at Instructables
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