my bike

This is my personalised custom bike I restored. I bought an old vintage bike from eBay then stripped it down to the frame and sanded it down to the metal. I then bought some spray cans of primer, green and clear coat from the local hardware store and sprayed the whole frame. I used black acrylic paint and a paintbrush to paint little characters on the frame before spraying with the clear coat to protect it all. Then went down to Treadly's to buy matching brown handlebar tape and seat. 
This all took about a week and a half to do mainly because of the paint drying time. The top tube started getting nicks and scratches after a few rides so I went and bought some fabric and wadding and made a bike tube protector. A very satisfying project. I feel so connected to it now being all hand made by me with my own little drawings on it. 

This is what it looked like before. I taped the red handlebars after getting it so imagine it blue and white. Pretty sure the frame was hand painted at parts with a paint brush because it wasn't smooth at all.