Quick Bike Makeover

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Introduction: Quick Bike Makeover

About: If it breaks, fix it. If it works, take it apart. If it can be bought, make it. If it doesn't exist, create it.

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


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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

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    Discussions

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    audreyobscura

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

    Thanks for the share