#29 Complete!

Well, I’m 54 days into my 29th year and I have completed my first project off my list! (see my list here) #29 Redo my Gma’s bike and USE, is complete! The “using it” part is still in progress but check out my before and after pics below!

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It’s all in the details. My super sweet mirror and bell.

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She need a little more personality so I purchased some white vinyl that I cut into triangles to add some flair.

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Before and After-OMG right!?! I know! I love it. I almost don’t want to ride her and just mount her to my wall in my living room instead.

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Since I will be actually riding her I bought a giant back basket to replace the old handlebar basket. This way I can tote my laptop to work and even pick up groceries on my way home (I know it’s a bit of a stretch).

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I had to remove the original faded decals before I painted, but I was able to find someone online who made new reproductions. I purchased new decals for the front and also the chain guard.

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So there she is! I’m so excited to hit the rode with her!

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#29

Does anyone else flip through magazines from the back to front? Or flip to the last chapter of a book before you even start reading? I do all that time. So what better way to start my list than with #29 Redo my Gma’s bike and USE it!

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This bike belonged to my grandmother, Myrtle, and I think it’s from the late 50’s.  I’ve already started working on it and as soon as it’s ready I will post a “how to” on restoring a vintage bike. Here are a few more before pics.

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