My 1989 Stumpjumper/Rockhopper Comp/reborn single-speed is more rust than paint. I think, over its life span, given it two paint jobs.
I think it's time to stop mucking about and finally finally give it a decent coat.
And I think I've found the place.
Brooker Enterprises in Portland, Oregon. Clicking the link will take you to a movie/advertisement on bikeportland.org-- it's apparently an experiment in revenue generation by the site's owner.
Whatever. It's fun to watch. I had always wondered how powder coating worked, and despite reading descriptions, I discovered that I didn't have a complete grasp of the proceedure.
Pinky the bike looked fantastic in the end. I'm imagining my MTB in a new shiny coat of bright red. Converting it to a single-speed and putting on a Midge handlebar made it feel like a whole new bike (almost for free!). A new paint (ahem-- powder coat) will make it feel new new! I'm stoked.
2 am talks.. - It was 1997, I was in the USAF, stationed state side, and my mom came to visit me for a few days (I was her favorite child, my siblings know this deep down...
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