That looks gorgeous!
I always wanted a 24seven bike. I had those exact cranks, and I thought it hilarious that they came in a foil "takeaway" container. I remember blaming the cranks for my frame breaking: the frame was a GT Timberline, so not very robust, but every time I landed, it felt like...
Hehe, yeah! I've never seen that before! It looks like just the right colour. Actually, the derailleur would be nice. I bought gold jocket wheels for my derailleur, but they ended up being the wrong gold 🤦♀️
And the finished bike! :)
The bike was mostly used parts. The only new parts are the bottle cages, grips, valve caps and the bottom bracket.
I'm very pleased with my first paintjob, and particlarly being able to apply the colours to multiple parts.
The ride isn't perfect: it's light and stiff...
Building the bike.
Shimano cassette, Avid Single Digit Ti rear brake.
During the build, I discovered the rigid fork was actually a road bike fork! I had no idea until I tried to fit the brake and it didn't line up with rim. I was absolutely gutted, having spent so much time painting it, and it...
Here is the headset and cranks. The cranks look spectacular!
The headset is okay. The lettering was done with letraset (retro!). I kinda just did that so I didn't forget what brand the headset was. Spraying the headset just sort of happened after I realised the spraying was easier than I thought...
Hi folks, sorry I haven't updated this. I didn't really have the energy to do so.
However, the bike is finished now, so here are the rest of the build photos.
Here is the frame after spraying, decals and clear coat.