Introduction: DIY Bicycle Paint Job

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This is a fun and useful weekend project that you can do with your kids or friends!

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Step 1: Get an Ugly Bike.

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Step 2: Remove the Rear Wheel.

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Step 3: Remove the Fork.

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Step 4: Prep Fork.

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Step 5: Paint the Fork, Frame, and Chain Guard.

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Step 6: Put Everything Back Together.

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Step 7: DONE!!!

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Comments

craftclarity (author)2014-06-05

Love the stripes! Looks pretty fancy....

BikeHacker (author)craftclarity2014-06-05

Thanks!

Gabo19 (author)2014-06-11

Looks great!!! What kind of paint did you use?

BikeHacker (author)Gabo192014-06-11

I used Rust-Oleum American Accents Ultra Cover for the main frame.

I used Rust-Oleum Black Satin for the stripes on the chainguard.

Snotflower (author)2014-06-11

Love it- totally clear and simple Instructable and the bike looks great, but I think you need a varnish to protect it from scratching, what do you think? How does it withstand knocks?

BikeHacker (author)Snotflower2014-06-11

The paint does well. I will varnish it though. Rust-Oleum sells a clear protective enamel. Do you think it would work?.

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