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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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Most parts have torque values written on them in Newton Meter (Nm)
Most parts have torque values written on them in Newton Meter (Nm)
Minimal road bike - made using spare parts and many hours!
Minimal road bike - made using spare parts and many hours!
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!
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
Installing the cassette is easy if you align it to match the rear axle's pattern
Installing the cassette is easy if you align it to match the rear axle's pattern
Ready to put all parts together, creating a bike!
Ready to put all parts together, creating a bike!

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