Cut down the head tube with a hacksaw & put on the stem, bars, grips & brake.[ATTACH]
[ATTACH] Chain is on. I’ve gone through and have broke a lot of chain breakers but this one works great!
Yeah, all parts have been ordered.
[ATTACH] More blue parts showed up
[ATTACH] Pedals are on
I'll have to try that, thank you
[ATTACH] Crank and sprocket installed
[ATTACH] Tires are on
[ATTACH] Fork is on but have to cut it down.
[ATTACH] Wheels came today.
I hate the fact that when you clear coat a bare metal frame even if it's flat, satin or gloss clear that it always takes away the shine. I may...
Yeah it’s insanely hot out now. I got this frame from a friend only 5 minutes away.
[ATTACH] Time to clear it
[ATTACH] Completely sanded to bare metal and went over it with a wire brush wheel to make it shine a little. I think I’ll clear coat it gloss.
[ATTACH] Lot of sanding done and lots more to go. Been using a palm sander with 80 grit and a wire brush wheel. Might leave it bare metal.
All this sanding in the 95 degree heat is torture!
I just think this is more my style and I will ride more.
[ATTACH] Paints coming right off with some 80 grit
ok so I totally ditched my Mud Rat build off and going with this instead. I’ve always wanted to do a 26” BMX style bike out of an old frame and...
So this is my build off bike but calling it quits as I have another project instead. 48 Monark frame 26” sanded and cleared. New triple tree...
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