How to Restore Your Classic Bicycle Like a PRO
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This NEW 1 hour Video on DVD OR VHS has been designed to assist you in restoring your Classic Bicycle. Weather you have a Schwinn Black Phantom, Schwinn Panther or maybe an old Whizzer or Columbia 5 star, It covers all restoration aspects you will need in great detail which you can apply to ANY classic bicycle you have! Many of the tips you find on the videotape will also help in restoring pedal cars, and other classic metal toys. Each section of this unique videotape has been designed to provide information on various stages of restoring your classic bicycle brought to you in great detail in a step by step format. With the information and photos contained on the videotape, you will be able to get started on that restoration you have prehaps been putting off. The Video serves you as a step by step visual guide, and by ordering this Comprehensive DVD video now, you will have all the information you need to get the most out of your old balloon tire bicycle.

This is the most Complete step by step Classic Bicycle Restoration video of it's kind

I just had to take time to thank you for the GREAT video. Much to my amazement the bike you restored in the video is exactly the model I am working with [even the same colors]. The information presented in the video is easy to understand and gives me confidence to tackle the restoration. Thanks again
Quenton, Outer Banks North Carolina
This video helped me more than anything when I decided to restore my schwinn phantom. Dave really shows you what you need to know and how to do it step by step. I highly reccommend it to anyone considering restoring a classic bicycle
Jim, Freemont Ca.
Your balloon tire bike just sites there. Oh sure, It's a Classic, and for certain it's worth SOMETHING! But right now it looks pretty bad and there's not much hope for it in it's "Original Condition". People have probably told you it's not worth it to restore it. OR they have told you "I'd rather have an Original Anyday". That still doesn't change the fact that your bike (or bikes) just sit there. And if you listen to these folks, the bikes will probably sit there looking terrible for a long, long time. Restoring a classic old balloon tire bicycle doesn't take a lot of commitment on your part - and it should not take a ton of money to do. But getting professional-looking results (without paying a professional price) requires a little bit more than a spray can from the hardware store and a little elbow grease. This NEW Video is devoted to the helping you through the process of restoring your classic bicycle yourself and getting professional results. Resutls that you will be proud of. Results you'll want to show off. Results that not only get noticed, but will increase the value of the bike more than anything else can.
and if you are "IN THE HOBBY"
RESULTS THAT WILL MAKE THAT BIKE SELL QUICKLY!
Especially important paint reaction tips for Restoring Whizzers!

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So weather you have a Schwinn Phantom, Schwinn Panther, WZ frame Whizzer, A Columbia, Monark or Shelby, A Henderson, Goodrich or JC Higgins, a rare Colson, Hawthorn or Elgin, A Rollfast, Roadmaster or whatever, this NEW 1 hour DVD or VHS video will help you in restoring that old balloon tire bike. Get started by evaluating your bike and see how the video will help you.
Questions or comments just email - classicbicycles@comcast.net

Evaluate Your Classic Bike

The first topic covered in the Videotape is inspecting it. Prior to purchase is the best time (if you are buying). First, you want to identify any missing parts or emblems. You'll want to carefully review photographs of similar bikes for inconsistencys (wrong chainguard? carrier? proper sprocket? missing headlamp?- what type etc.) These topics and more are covered in detail on our NEW Video.

TIP

If you have an incomplete bike, you will want to find replacement parts before your begin your restoration for the following reasons:
  • It will take some time to find the parts you need.
  • You will avoid having a half-done bike lying about the garage until you find the part you need.
  • It will allow you to prepare all the parts for stripping and painting at one time.

INSPECT

Now,look for signs of rust, or signs of paint (whatever your case) . As seen on the Videotape, a careful inspection saves you money in the long run.The non painted parts whould have been plated either chrome or nickle (in some cases) and hopefully these parts should be in fair shape. If those parts will look correct (in your opinion) in regards to that brand-new WOW look at me paint job, then you won't have to replace, repair or replate those parts. But if those parts look like they have been laying in the Titanic's Hull for the past 70 years, then you'll either have to replace them with better parts or have them re-plated. If, upon your inspection, the plated parts are severely pitted, or damaged to the point of inoperability, you'll want to add them to your List Of Parts to Get, and search for better parts, or Reproduction parts. If this is your first restoration project, You may wish to keep a small notepad to record your findings and needs. More information on PLATING and REPRODUCTION parts is available in the DISSASEMBLY SECTION of the Videotape.

Disassembling Your Classic Bicycle

Before you begin dissassembly of a restoration project - TAKE SOME PICTURES!
These photos and notes you make now will assist you when it's time to put the bike back together and help you in painting it correctly. Make sure your photos are UP CLOSE and personal, giving you a good representation of the original paint design. In the Videotape, I will show you how to "LIFT" paint designs off your original bike for duplication later.

IF YOUR BIKE HAS BEEN REPAINTED

If your bike has been re-painted There is still hope in finding out the original paint scheme. It will take some extra detective work on your part but most likely you will be able to recover most, if not all of the original paint scheme . Most likely, the original paint was not stripped off by sandblasting or chemically removed, rather, the second paint job was either sprayed directly over the original paint or 'brushed' on top of it. So there is an excellent chance that you will be able to remove some of the paint on top of the TWO-TONE junction areas revealing important details about the original paint. Once again, full details of this process are available on the Videotape.

YOU CAN SAVE IT NO MATTER HOW BAD IT IS

In the Videotape,I have selected the worst case I could find. The original paint was almost non-existent and covered with a nice layer of Olive-green house paint, then left to rust on the side of a barn. With careful sanding and thinner stripping, I was able to reveal the pinstripting details, In the Videotape you will learn how to make templates for use when it comes time to paint. Full details of the procedure are available on the Video.

PREP WORK SECTION

Prep work is down and dirty stuff!
Even though paint may look ok, theres still rust to deal with. Most scratches will have rust associated with them. In the videotape I will show you tips and techniques I use to Prep my Bikes for a great Professional paint job!.
But it has to be done, and done right in order to prep the frame, fenders, etc for new paint. You gotta get rid of all the grease, dirt, and who knows what else if you are going to be doing a complete restoration so, the tips found on the VIDEO are a valuable source of information. Repaints will require bead blasting or sand blasting to remove the old finish, rust and provide a good adhesive surface to begin painting. Sometimes you dont need to REPAINT! Some minor restorations will allow you to polish the old paint and re-stripe. If that is the case, extra care is required so that you dont rub through the existing finish. The Video shows you how to Repair dents and Rust Pitting quickly!
In the Video, I demonstrate techniques for repairing dents in fenders by hand, properly preparing the surface for your finish coats by wet-sanding, and lead you into your next phase "Painting Success"

To Get PRO RESULTS, Sometimes you gotta USE A PRO

When it comes to Chrome and Plating.. you just can't do it yourself, so Group together your parts during disassembly - Since rechroming can take 2-3 wks send these off first

Learn How to Paint Like a PRO

To get Professional Results on your restorations, you gotta use professional quality materials Such as our NEW Restoration Acrylic Enamel Paint - matched specifically to Original Schwinn Colors! In the video, this topic is covered fully along with the various inexpensive equipment you can use to apply this professional-grade paint.
Information only found on this VIDEO
Learn all the techniques from base coat to finish coats.
Learn how to apply your TWO-TONE Pattern and what materials to use
Learn how to paint your TANK
See first-hand how this professional paint job progresses. And after watching the VIDEOTAPE, you will be armed with enough information to restore your Classic Bicycle!

Learn the Easy way to make Straight Pinstriping

I show you how ANYONE (and that means YOU TOO!) can make Nice Straight Pinstriping
Ok, so you have a SHAKY hand... never done any pinstriping.. never even thought you could. Well, In the Videotape I will show you how to do it quickly, easily and without "SPECIAL TOOLS". Hard to believe? IT's TRUE! And with these techniques, even YOU can make great pinstriping to finish off your restoration without messing it up!
Great News! If you order any of the DELUXE paint sets, you not only get the 2-tone paints you need, but also the Restoration Videotape AND the Same Pinstriping Tool as shown on the video.
I am SOLD on Dave's Pinstriping techniques! I never thought I would be able to pinstripe and so held off on many restorations but Now! Wow! and it's EASY! Dave makes it simple! THANKS!
Don, Minneapolis
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Learn How to Respoke your Rims

This Video takes the Mystery out of RESPOKING RIMS!
What are you going to do? You cannot put those old crappy rims on your new project. In the Video, I will show you how to respoke and trim your new rims. Weather you need to lace in new (drum brake hubs) or just get rid of those old rusty spokes, you can bet your restoration will look fantastic with new spokes and great rims!
Step by step respoking instructions Bringing a new lacing job to True in EASY if you follow my techniques

Reassembly is the most exciting part!

Assembly Tips to assist your classic bicycle restoration
Reassembly Tips contained in the Video will show you how to transform an old tired classic like this....
Into a highly valuable Collectors Bike!
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