I paint, therefore I am

Over the past month I’ve been a painting fiend. It might just be because we have to warm up the shop considerably to paint. Or maybe it’s just because everyone wants a refurbished frame for the coming spring. Spring is coming, right? Anyway, here’s what I’ve been working on as of late.

This 1989 Paramount belongs to Bob from Bikeworks over in Swansea. it came in with a dark forest metallic green and it was redone it with the green prismatique that you see here.

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Our other friend Bob brought in this vintage Falcon San Remo that already had some braze-ons and paint work done on it. I stripped it and put even more braze-ons on it to make it into a nice touring machine. The Eclipse rack was painted to match.

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Marc’s large Raleigh Super Course came in stripped and is going out looking better than new. Isn’t that our goal? The black looks so wet we’re almost afraid to touch it. Thanks to Marc for the book, The Competition Bicycle as well. We love it!

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We also do paintwork for several local frame builders. This is an Icarus from Boston that was painted a gorgeous canary yellow with white details.

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And here’s a Royal H also from Boston in a dark blue metallic.

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There seems to be a plethora of builders out of Connecticut nowadays. Dwight Bowen is one of the many talented builders over there. Here’s a monochromatic beauty I recently finished.

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And finally, this is the Biemmezeta that I refinished for the retro-direct project.

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So enough of the paint fumes for now, next up is Chris L.’s tall single speed. Pictures will be posted this week. Stay tuned!

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