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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:12 pm 
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Nice nice!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:02 pm 
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My favourite Canyon! :beerchug:

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 12:47 pm 
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Farm-lim how did you swap off the Ritschey logo from the stem? And ow did you give the seatpost the mate look?? Thanks!


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:12 am 
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Napoleon wrote:
Farm-lim how did you swap off the Ritschey logo from the stem? And ow did you give the seatpost the mate look?? Thanks!



hi nap,
for the seatpost, just wet-sanded logos with 200grit to remove it. then sprayed a little clear back to cover the bare carbon. then wet-sanded again with 1000grit all over to lose the gloss. no more matte clear after.
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for the stem, this is basically what rasmusic did to his ritchey stem on his canyon posted here in the gallery (thanks for the tip rasmusic!).
used paint remover, applied twice. stem is anodized black under the clear coat and decals.
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Abolutely gorgeous!!
A masterpiece that deserves its place in weightweenies' hall of fame!!

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:57 am 
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Right! Fess up if you've been hotlinking Farm Lim's pictures. It's killed his bandwidth!

FL, any chance you could sort this please? I need your pic's for the WW Bike of the Year...

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:36 am 
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Tinea Pedis wrote:
Right! Fess up if you've been hotlinking Farm Lim's pictures. It's killed his bandwidth!

FL, any chance you could sort this please? I need your pic's for the WW Bike of the Year...



will PM some pics uploaded on another acct. images on this one will be back on the 16th yet. :oops:

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 4:31 am 
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TP,
now the links are back.

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Ta mate :up:

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:47 pm 
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Do you mind showing a link to the saddle, and telling how you got it to the new finish. :D
cheers


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Adamd wrote:
Do you mind showing a link to the saddle, and telling how you got it to the new finish. :D
cheers


no ebay links allowed. name is '95g road mtb full carbon saddle'.
got the finish doing the same process as the seatpost a few posts above.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:12 am 
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Where were you able to find the matte finish spray?


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:43 am 
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Adamd wrote:
Where were you able to find the matte finish spray?


didnt spray anything on the saddle and seatpost. just sanded them.
sprayed matte clear on the rims, pylox matte clear. local hardware store.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 11:44 pm 
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When you say you sanded and refinish those 50mm rims, what did you do to refinish them? Interested in your process.

Was it similar to what you did with the seatpost?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:25 am 
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Those photos are fantastic. I'd love to know what you shot them at/with + your lighting technique.

also, the bike is stunning.


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