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Spray painting a bike frame

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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Ready to put all parts together, creating a bike!
Ready to put all parts together, creating a bike!
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
Spray painting the bike bike frame
Spray painting the bike bike frame
Minimal road bike - made using spare parts and many hours!
Minimal road bike - made using spare parts and many hours!
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
Apply grease to bearings like the ones in the front fork + headset
Apply grease to bearings like the ones in the front fork + headset

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