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How to remove decals from your 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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Front derailleur connected with the shifter cable
Front derailleur connected with the shifter cable
Spray painting the bike bike frame
Spray painting the bike bike frame
Parts look like new with a fresh layer of paint
Parts look like new with a fresh layer of paint
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
Apply grease to bearings like the ones in the front fork + headset
Apply grease to bearings like the ones in the front fork + headset
Connecting the cables to the derailleurs
Connecting the cables to the derailleurs

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