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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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Connecting the cables to the derailleurs
Connecting the cables to the derailleurs
Apply grease to bearings like the ones in the front fork + headset
Apply grease to bearings like the ones in the front fork + headset
With the wheels installed, the bunch of parts start to look like a bike!
With the wheels installed, the bunch of parts start to look like a bike!
Use a cassette tool and/or chain sweep to install or uninstall the cassette
Use a cassette tool and/or chain sweep to install or uninstall the cassette
Installing cables on the handle bar and handles
Installing cables on the handle bar and handles
Spray painting the bike bike frame
Spray painting the bike bike frame

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