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Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
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Before I take the bike apart is one can of primer and one can of primer enough? Biking to evanston in the next day or two. Is one can of each enough??ThanksHContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Schick Jul 12.

Olympic Cyclist Vs. Toaster: Can He Power It?
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Not sure what the point is other than to see what steroids can do to a cyclist.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Guzzardo Sep 20, 2015.

Young biker, if I may ask, why do you put your lock in your belt and why are your keys dangling off your backpack?
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Is there no where else to stow your lock? Is in your back pocket or pinched in your belt really the only place it can be?Any whats with your whole set of keys out in the open dangling off your pack?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John W. 6.3mi May 30, 2015.

Bike Dingbats, should you have been looking.
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George Schick replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"You're welcome to do whatever you like, keep on with the rattle can job or get it PC'd.  I have a Surly 1x1 that is PC'd and I like the way I can throw it around as a general utility bike without having to worry about chipping or…"
Jul 12
Chris Dryjanski replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"This is who a friend uses.  http://m.baumannspowdercoat.com/ "
Jul 12
Haddon replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"For 60$ who is this friend? This is significantly lower than any other price I have found."
Jul 12
Chris Dryjanski replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Powder coating is the way to go.  My friend found a guy in Crestwood ~$60 a frame with taking the old paint off.  He has had 3 bikes done and they are beautiful.  "
Jul 12
pelotom replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Chrome ? Cool !"
Jul 11
Haddon replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Rustoleum self etching primer and rustoleum "bright coat metallic finish" (silver)"
Jul 11
Haddon replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"I got the wire brush drill attachment and it goes to the metal pretty quick, I sort of hope to get the bike apart, painted and back together in one day. Thats the plan."
Jul 11
Jaik S. replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Also, don't forget our local businesses...Heritage does a powdercoat for bikes... http://www.heritagebicycles.com/products/bike-paint-job"
Jul 11
George Schick replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Attached is a 40 year old article from Bicycling Mag back when it carried useful information like this.  Since it's that old, some things have changed, but for the most part the steps he covers are still valid.  Here are some things…"
Jul 11
pelotom replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Hey, Haddon ! You could get away with buying just one spray can of primer and evenly spread it over the entire (prepared) bike area. But I would try to buy two cans of enamel spray paint for the finishing coat. (Insurance/touch-ups) I did this in…"
Jul 11
Jeremy Bloyd-Peshkin replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Haddon, Not all spray paint is created equal, and so it will depend on how good the coverage for your paint is as well as what size the can is. What kind of paint are you planning on using?"
Jul 11
Haddon posted a discussion

Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?

Before I take the bike apart is one can of primer and one can of primer enough? Biking to evanston in the next day or two. Is one can of each enough??ThanksHSee More
Jul 11
Yasmeen replied to Haddon's discussion Bikes vs. Cars - The Movie
"On an unrelated note, how did your 650b conversion go? (just saw your mention of it in your profile and I'm curious)"
Jun 3
David H replied to Haddon's discussion Bikes vs. Cars - The Movie
"Well, He's no longer with us."
Jun 3
Samuel Diaz replied to Haddon's discussion Bikes vs. Cars - The Movie
"I watched it last night as well, very interesting film. I thought Rahm Emmanuel was bad, geez that mayor in Toronto is a nightmare."
Jun 2
Bryan Young replied to Haddon's discussion Bikes vs. Cars - The Movie
"Currently available for streaming on Netflix. Good movie with great information and advocacy. Some fun characters as well."
Jun 2

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At 9:45pm on September 18, 2014, Tandemonium said…
I like the cut of your jib. Excellent 'shop skills.
 
 
 

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