DIY bikes, Part three: Crafts for the ride

Part 3 of 5 of our series on DIY bikes!

You’re going to need some gear for riding your bike. Why not make it yourself?

Let’s start with some crafty wearables. Every biker needs a messenger bag. Here is a good one:

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Or try this messenger bag with gusset from Craftster.

Cover your head with this bike cap pattern from Bike Hacks. Or just your ears with these knitted bike helmet ear warmers via CRAFT. Like riding your bike in a skirt? (You are braver than I!) Check out this skirt guard tutorial to keep it nice.

Know of a good bike craft involving clothes? Post it in the comments.

Up next: Bike mods and projects to customize the ride.

Previously in the DIY bikes series.