Part computer, part mini motorbike, this cool casemod by René Grau can reach speeds of up to 40mph. Build details are scant, but at least we can admire this gaming PC’s road handling. [via Technabob]Continue Reading
Heatsync Labs member Rene Sanchez built this kicking motoduino bike computer for his motorcycle, using a bunch of parts from Adafruit, a custom welded enclosure, Makerbotted connectors, and some ingenuity.Continue Reading
shinya kimura @ chabott engineering from Henrik Hansen on Vimeo. I have a spectacular craftsman to share with you this Monday — Japanese-born custom motorcycle builder, Shinya Kimura. Kimura made a name for himself as founder of the shop Zero Engineering, where his streamlined aesthetic turned vintage bikes into a “no frills minimalistic” functional artistry […]Continue Reading
We’re one week out from our first Maker Faire Detroit, taking place July 31 and August 1 at The Henry Ford, and the excitement is building. Among the over 250 makers showcasing their projects at the Faire are the fine folks of Current Motor Company. From their site: “Founded by engineers tired of wimpy electric […]Continue Reading
Drilled and tapped for the screw and drilled a clearance hole for the mount bolt.At 20 threads per inch, that would be .050″ per turn. So .01″ would be 1/5 of a turn. Put on a standard six-flat nut for reference. Turn less than one flat would be .050/6 = .0083 inches, a little margin to the spec.
So, to use it, you spin and gradually drop the screw until it just touches at the highest point. Turn to the lowest point, and tighten down. Took less than one flat, so I believe I am in spec!Continue Reading
This how-to shows you how to add a bluetooth wireless headset inside of a full-face motorcycle helmet. Bluetooth Motorcycle Helmet DIY DesignContinue Reading