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Beginning of the End

July 31st, 2011

Riding then tweaking then more riding. The only addition is some rubber mounts I made to isolate the seat from the frame. That’s it – things are as good as they’re going to get given my limited patience.

So the bike is dismantled and preparation for painting is underway. An angle grinder equipped with a wire-brush demands caution and respect, but makes short work of surface rust and welding scale. It all cleaned up a treat – here’s one of the braze-ons:

The first coat of primer will go on soon: the end is nigh.

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