Picture of Restoring a bike at TechShop.
Flat tires, bent rims, and allot of surface rust, have you ever come across a bike that has been in neglect?
Thank you to the person that left and forgot about their beautiful Raleigh in front of the State Hall and gave me the opportunity to compose this Instructable.
This bike is in the middle of restoration using a sandblaster and powder coating hood at my local hackerspace, TechShop. "I made it at TechShop"
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Step 1: Step one: Acquire a bicycle, and Strip all components.

After acquiring your bicycle start stripping all of the components. Start by first taking off the wheels and then the crank and then the fork and handlebars.

Step 2: Step Two: Strip the Paint off of your Bike Frame and Fork

Picture of Step Two: Strip the Paint off of your Bike Frame and Fork
Use paint stripper to remove and loosen up most of the existing deteriorating paint. I usually prefer not to endorse products but for this project i used Ciristrip Paint striping gel, it's biodegradable, mild on hands, and smells like an orange Push Pop :P
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