Reborn Lemond Tourmalet

A much loved Lemond Tourmalet that unfortunately suffered the fate of being hit by a car and turned into a rattlecan black fixie!

Before1

The brief was to paint it a deep blue mica while keeping the rear triangle and logos raw alloy.

Owner Gregg did a brilliant job of stripping the frame back to raw alloy before it being masked up with stencils in the original font.

During 1 During 2 During 3 Filling the battle damage

Some Etch Primer onto the raw alloy

etched

The blue was extended to the fork and up to the stem which included a silver highlight panel and lighter blue stripe.

blue

The lighter blue transition bands from the blue to the alloy were added at the last moment before 3 coats of Ceramic clear.

blue bands

First coat of clear cut back before 2 more coats.

First Clear Sanded

The end result is truly stunning

Finished Finished2 Finished5stem Finished4Finished3

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s