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name on frame decals. could somebody post the link? thx. nm(14 posts)

name on frame decals. could somebody post the link? thx. nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 16, 2003 1:00 PM
Try this onejohnnybegood
Jan 16, 2003 1:08 PM
http://www.koolbikes.com
re: name on frame decals. could somebody post the link? thx. nmThe Walrus
Jan 16, 2003 1:12 PM
I've seen decal papers for use with PC printers. You could scan in your artwork, or create it on the PC (not trying to offend any Mac users), and print the decals yourself.
re: name on frame decals. could somebody post the link? thx. nmBike Nut
Jan 16, 2003 1:25 PM
Go here http://www.longscycle.com/webstore/shopping.htm and scroll down to "Personalize Your Bicycle"
that's the one, thanks. nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 16, 2003 1:36 PM
got it. thanks, all! nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 16, 2003 1:37 PM
Go with the script. Nicer look. nmBrooks
Jan 16, 2003 2:22 PM
agreed (nm)JS Haiku Shop
Jan 17, 2003 5:37 AM
re: name on frame decals. could somebody post the link? thx. nmNeedSpeed
Jan 16, 2003 9:16 PM
I've a better idea. Spend about $30-35 for an electronic label machine. You can find one at Target or a similar store and also buy the indoor/outdoor tape. The machine allows you to change point sizes, bold or italics and even contain your name within a box or oval (similar to the way Trek presents the names of USPS riders on the top tube). The indoor/outdoor tape is coated and the back is extremely adhesive, so you won't have to worry about the letters fading or your name falling off.

Plus, you'll get more milage out of the labeler around the house instead of paying more than half its' cost for a sticker you'll likely use only once.
very good idea. will consider. thanks. nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 17, 2003 5:37 AM
re: name on frame decals. could somebody post the link? thx. nmPjkad
Jan 18, 2003 1:47 PM
BTW, you can get the machines on eBay for around $16.00 including shipping. Label tapes can cost $20-$30 though.
one more option.............comedy-tragedy
Jan 17, 2003 5:46 AM
Hey Haiku,

I've come up with the prefect method, at least for me.

Avery paper makes a full sheet(8.5x11) of clear label paper. It's made for ink jet printers, but I found out yesterday that it works with a regular digital copier.

I got an electronic set of decals from the mnfr, (Airborne in this case), used Adobe Illustrator to chang the color scheme to match what I wanted, and over the weekend I'll put them on.

Adhesive back keeps them in place, and I even put one on an old stem and put it in the oven for 20 min at 400 deg to make sure they won't melt when I have the clear coat applied and cooked.

They look great, hold up real well, and I have a one of a kind look.
thanks!!! nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 17, 2003 5:51 AM
Yet another option.Spoke Wrench
Jan 17, 2003 3:28 PM
I've used a local instant sign maker for several similar projects. For example, I used to put my own logo stickers on wheels that I built. For about half the cost of the decals, they will make you a vinyl sticker in your choice of size, color and font. They will even scan and make multi color artwork, but that can get a bit pricy.