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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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Front derailleur connected with the shifter cable
Front derailleur connected with the shifter cable
Indexing the gears is easier when you're able to peddle freely, allowing you to precisely set the cable tightness
Indexing the gears is easier when you're able to peddle freely, allowing you to precisely set the cable tightness
Connecting the cables to the derailleurs
Connecting the cables to the derailleurs
Dirty rear derailleur
Dirty rear derailleur
Replace old bearings with fresh ones while you're at it
Replace old bearings with fresh ones while you're at it
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

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