Introduction: Quick Bike Makeover

Have an old bike that needs some love?
This was an old one we had kicking around in the basement.
I dug it out and repainted it for my sister!

Skill
Beginner - intermediate.

Tools
Wrenches
Screwdrivers
Pliers
Paint
Sand paper
Metal polish


Step 1: Strip Down

Remove all the components down to the bike frame.

Step 2: Prime and Paint the Frame

Choose a colour theme and don't forget to mask!

Step 3: Reassemble.

Pic 1
Reassemble the bike.

Pic 2
Fork Detail

Pic 3
Hub Detail


Step 4: Finished

Pic 1: Done!

Pic 2: Handlebar detail

Comments

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audreyobscura (author)2012-09-13

You did a nice job! When did you sand the frame? And what kind of paint did you use?

Thanks for the share

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