's Forum Archives - Fixed Gear

Archive Home >> Fixed Gear

My fixed gear project...(6 posts)

My fixed gear project...scary slow
Feb 19, 2003 12:45 PM
I finally got my fixie project frame back from the powder coat shop. I am building it up slowly with parts off of ebay. I decided to build this bike as tribute to my father who passed away last month. This frame was my first road bike. It has seen a ton of miles, alot of them along side my father. He was a huge UNC Tarheel fan, hence the Carolina blue color. I'll post some more pics when it is done.
re: My fixed gear project...ctisevn
Feb 19, 2003 5:48 PM
looks good. Im sure it will be a great bike. where did you send it to be powdercoated? I have a frame that I might have done.
good luck
re: My fixed gear project...scary slow
Feb 20, 2003 5:55 AM
There is place over in Titusville, FL called Color Cure that I sent it to. Be careful where you take it though. I have seen some frames that looked awful. I sent mine to this place after quite a few recommendations. I know the picture is fuzzy, but the frame looks close to perfect. I was amazed when I got it back. Best part is it cost $50 to get it done. All I did was strip the parts off and they did the rest.
post a pic when finishedbigrider
Feb 20, 2003 5:27 AM
Good luck on finishing the project. Remember some of the mail order places have closeouts that will compare to used stuff on ebay.
nice bike scary slowmadstork
Feb 20, 2003 5:35 AM
First, sorry to hear about your father. I'm a UNC alum so I understand your dad's support of the Heels. This is a great tribute to him. Can't wait to see the pics when it's done. Carolina Blue bike rolling along under Carolina Blue skies - sweet.
Glad it is not Puke Blue, I mean Duke Blue nmbigrider
Feb 20, 2003 11:10 AM