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Off to paint.

We finished some frames recently.  Lately we’ve switched to a new painter for a more durable clearcoat.

Loaded up.
Loaded up.

Of course this means we get another ride in.  Nothing turns heads quicker around here than a bamboo cargo bike brimming with bamboo frames.

Setting out.
Setting out.
Almost there.
Almost there.
Road home.
Road home.

The end result is stunning. The new coat is not only more durable, but also has a crisper gloss.  All the details of the bamboo’s color and grain really shows.  Also, on the return trip, these frames, freshly coated, increased head-turning by a radical 75% (figure is anecdotal).

One thought on “Off to paint.

  1. That’s a pretty amazing before-after difference. That last photo is excellent.

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