I have a frame I would like to get repainted. It is a composite of aluminum and carbon fiber (Al main triangle, carbon fiber seat/chain stays). The carbon fiber is unpainted (maybe a clear coat) and ...
I am thinking of having an old bike powdercoated to spruce it up a bit. What do I need to do to prepare the frame? Remove all components? What about stickers and decals? Some kind of chemical etching ...
I have an aluminium frame. The top tube has become slightly scratched or pitted (by something hard, presumably, I don't know what; maybe while it was parked). Does it need maintenance (e.g. does the ...