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June 12, 2015 AT 4:00 pm

DIY LED Bicycle Handlebars #AdafruitWeekendProject

Light up your ride with some LED handlebars! You will need:

Cool white LED strip (1m or 2m – available as a project pack in the Adafruit store)
Waterproof DC Power Cable Set
8 x AA battery holder
Heatshrink tubing
Clear handlebar tape
Scrap fabric
Tablecloth vinyl or other waterproof fabric
Velcro closure tape
Electrical tape
Zipties

Tools:
Soldering iron and solder
Wire strippers
Scissors
Needle and thread
Sewing machine (optional)
Measuring tape
Multimeter
Lighter (or heat gun– for shrinking heatshrink tubing)
Utility or craft knife

Full tutorial


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