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    Remove Decals/Images from Frame

    I'm in the market for a CAAD9 Feminine 5 -- is there a way to remove the ridiculous flower-y decals on the frame?

    I love the "raw" aluminum look, but I'm confused as to why Cannondale went Lisa Frank on the aesthetics.

    Is there a way to remove images/logos/decals on a bike frame?


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    Probably has clear coat over the decals. Might be difficult to remove.
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    I covered the decals on my bike with duct tape. I am not sure on your frame the best way to deal with the decal issues. If it is clear coated, you could sand or scrape away the decals, then you would have to redo the cleat coatl
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    Duct tape #2

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    Assuming the decals are not clear coated over (I've never gotten close enough to a Cannondale to know firsthand) you can heat them with a hair dryer and gently scrape them off with a plastic putty knife.

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