Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Camp Hill, PA
Bikes: Too many to list here check my signature.
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I don't know much about pait but you can't steel wool and leave it alone. the paint will be too porous and will be susceptable to rust. you may be able to put a matte clearcoat over it.
Bianchi had a black matte or satin finish bike in the late '80s and it was very acctractive.
Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,
Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape