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Cherry veneer wood handles in progress…

Cherry veneer wood handles in progress…

Had to stuff the end rear stays with some junk in order to stretch it to die the rear wheel. Yes… Ghetto

Had to stuff the end rear stays with some junk in order to stretch it to die the rear wheel. Yes… Ghetto

Finally finished one wheel…
Wheel: Alexrim AP18
Tires: Pasela Panaracers 
Tubes: Continental 700 Race

Finally finished one wheel…
Wheel: Alexrim AP18
Tires: Pasela Panaracers
Tubes: Continental 700 Race

Pasela Tires

Yeess. Just ordered some Pasela Panaracer 27” x 1 1/4” Bk/Tan Wire tires.

Sanded down the new paint coat.Purchased new fairly affordable Alex Rims Alloys

Sanded down the new paint coat.
Purchased new fairly affordable Alex Rims Alloys

A day long process of spraying and waiting and spraying again…

A day long process of spraying and waiting and spraying again…

A total mess…

A total mess…

Cleaning the handlebar

Cleaning the handlebar

Back to basics

Back to basics

Got stuck at taking the cranks out. I bought a multipurpose crank puller which proved to be useless. Thanks to North Shore Bikes, it was removed

Got stuck at taking the cranks out. I bought a multipurpose crank puller which proved to be useless. Thanks to North Shore Bikes, it was removed

Cherry veneer wood handles in progress…

Cherry veneer wood handles in progress…

Had to stuff the end rear stays with some junk in order to stretch it to die the rear wheel. Yes… Ghetto

Had to stuff the end rear stays with some junk in order to stretch it to die the rear wheel. Yes… Ghetto

Finally finished one wheel…
Wheel: Alexrim AP18
Tires: Pasela Panaracers 
Tubes: Continental 700 Race

Finally finished one wheel…
Wheel: Alexrim AP18
Tires: Pasela Panaracers
Tubes: Continental 700 Race

Pasela Tires

Yeess. Just ordered some Pasela Panaracer 27” x 1 1/4” Bk/Tan Wire tires.

Sanded down the new paint coat.Purchased new fairly affordable Alex Rims Alloys

Sanded down the new paint coat.
Purchased new fairly affordable Alex Rims Alloys

A day long process of spraying and waiting and spraying again…

A day long process of spraying and waiting and spraying again…

A total mess…

A total mess…

Cleaning the handlebar

Cleaning the handlebar

Back to basics

Back to basics

Got stuck at taking the cranks out. I bought a multipurpose crank puller which proved to be useless. Thanks to North Shore Bikes, it was removed

Got stuck at taking the cranks out. I bought a multipurpose crank puller which proved to be useless. Thanks to North Shore Bikes, it was removed

Pasela Tires

About:

I purchased this used bike during my first year into the working world. So I called it W-001. This is just a simple blog to document the process of restoring/customizing the bike.

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