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Assembling a road bike

Recombining and refinishing old parts into a new bike

Aug. 18, 2019 -

Over the past months I have worked on different bikes, leading to an accumulation of spare parts in my garage. I wondered how hard it would be to make a new bike using these spare parts. I decided to take advantage of this moment to refinish some parts, removing excessive decals in order to create a minimal looking road bike.

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Spray painting different parts into a uniform appearance
Spray painting different parts into a uniform appearance
Dirty rear derailleur
Dirty rear derailleur
Ready to put all parts together, creating a bike!
Ready to put all parts together, creating a bike!
Minimal road bike - made using spare parts and many hours!
Minimal road bike - made using spare parts and many hours!
Crank and pedals installed on the bike frame - make sure to check if it can move freely
Crank and pedals installed on the bike frame - make sure to check if it can move freely
The seat post tube is a good place to fix your bike in the work stand
The seat post tube is a good place to fix your bike in the work stand

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