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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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Spray painting different parts into a uniform appearance
Spray painting different parts into a uniform appearance
Spray painting the bike bike frame
Spray painting the bike bike frame
Replace old bearings with fresh ones while you're at it
Replace old bearings with fresh ones while you're at it
Installing the crank using a torque wrench and crank tool - note the written instructions on the crank
Installing the crank using a torque wrench and crank tool - note the written instructions on the crank
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
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!

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