Project: DIY Bicycle Fork Painting
Restoring bicycles. Not always simple but experience teaches. Painting bicycles? This is the line at which many restorations cease.
1960 Urago (Part II)
The older they are, the trickier they get.
1974 Holdsworth Super Mistral (Part I)
Sometimes, saying goodbye is painful.
1960 Urago (Part I)
Obscure bicycles can get lost in history. Time clicks by and details disappear into black holes. But using modern 3D printing, a replica enlivens this rare frame.
Update: 1985 Pinarello Record
Freshly restored and showcased in 2012, this 1985 Pinarello was acceptable but it wasn’t perfect. Four years later, upgrades made, it is ready for the second unveiling.
1987 Centurion Ironman Expert
At this moment, featured on Craigslist ads all over America, there are scores of Centurion Ironman Dave Scott’s available for purchase. Why then, is this one any different?
1987 Schwinn High Sierra
Some bikes are worth painstaking restoration. Repainting. Color matching. Period components. Some bikes are worth getting on the road to do their job.