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I let my bike bake in the sun before doing sticker removal. It's the metal you need to heat to soften the adhesive. Mine came off very easily since the bike was older and any seal coat had long faded. Once the stickers peeled away I wiped the area with a cloth dampened with alcohol. The same product available from a pharmacy. This is safe for skin and will ...


I've painted a number of bikes now and I always run into the same problem. I was advised to use etching paint on bare metal before priming, but this did not help. It's really frustrating because you spend a lot of time preparing the surface and painting, then the paint scratches the first time something hard (or even not so hard...I got a scratch just ...

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