Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Bike 101

    1. Origins

    2. Anatomy of a Bicycle

    3. Variants

    4. Just Hack It

    5. Summary

  2. Chapter 2 Basic Bike Mods

    1. Commercial Add-Ons

    2. Project #1: Adding EL Wire

    3. Project #2: Installing a SpokePOV Kit

    4. Project #3: DIY Smartphone Rig

    5. Summary

  3. Chapter 3 Gallery of Cool Bikes

    1. Unicycle Conversion

    2. Chopper Bike

    3. Stretch Cruiser Bike

    4. Restored Cruiser

    5. High Rider

    6. Drift Trike

    7. Cargo Bike

    8. Bouncer

    9. Bug-Out Bike

    10. Parade Bike

    11. Bike Plus Tape

    12. Kinetic Sculpture Racer

    13. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Bike Hacker’s Workbench

    1. The Essential Bike Mechanic’s Toolkit

    2. Assembling the Ultimate On-the-Go Bike Repair Kit

    3. Summary

  5. Chapter 5 Advanced Bike Mechanics

    1. Project #4: Stripping Down a Bike

    2. Project #5: Painting a Bike

    3. Project #6: Making a Fixie

    4. Summary

  6. Chapter 6 All About Wheels

    1. Anatomy of the Wheel

    2. Wheel Dimensions

    3. Wheel Maintenance

    4. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Hacking Frames

    1. Parts of a Frame

    2. How to Weld and Braze

    3. Project #7: Braze Up a Frame

    4. Make a Chopper

    5. Summary

  8. Chapter 8 Adding Power

    1. Project #8: How to Solder (the Quick Version)

    2. Harnessing Solar Power

    3. Add a Waterproof Microcontroller Pack

    4. Summary

  9. Chapter 9 Lighting It Up

    1. LED Poesies

    2. Project #9: Accelerometer-Controlled LED Strand

    3. Summary

  10. Chapter 10 Making Noise

    1. Audio Synthesizers 101

    2. Project #10: Synthesizer, Horn, and Alarm

    3. Bicycle Alarm

    4. Summary

  11. Chapter 11 Hauling Cargo

    1. Typical Cargo-Hauling Options

    2. Project #11: Bike Basket Project

    3. Project #12: Mini Trailer

    4. Summary

  12. Chapter 12 Party Trailer

    1. Projet #13: Light Organ

    2. Summary