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Old 01-17-16, 08:52 PM   #1
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Personalize my bike

I've been trying to find a way to put my name on my bike. I've looked at a dozen sticker websites and they all don't offer any small enough to fit on the frame. Any ideas?

Also looking for some cool tassels to go into the bar ends.
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Old 01-17-16, 09:04 PM   #2
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velostickers.com ?
veloink.com ?
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What size frame do you have? I cannot imagine any size that is too small for a name sticker like racers have! Maybe you are looking at non-bike stickers?

This place has the best options I have seen so far for bike stickers, I might get some myself:
Premium vinyl bike decals to make your bike happy

The added text and smily face was not added by me just FYI!
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Seems to me I've heard of people using their computers to much up something then print a decal? I'm not 100% positive.

Forum member @gugie had some custom decals for one of his bikes. Hopefully he will chime in and tell you where he got them.
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I have used velocals and ordered the finished type which is meant to go over clearcoat.
Solid quality.

They will make something for you custom, i actually sent a request a couplebweeks ago for abframe i am building.
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This is the decal I put on my daughter's LHT. The font is called wet paint or wet brush, and matches Surly decals well- available at:

https://doityourselflettering.com/

They are high quality and easy to apply.


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This is the decal I put on my daughter's LHT. The font is called wet paint or wet brush, and matches Surly decals well- available at:

https://doityourselflettering.com/

They are high quality and easy to apply.

+1. Pretty much any size, any color, any font. EASY and inexpensive.

Behold, the Schwinnger:



And when you have such a last name, say it loud, say it proud:

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I've been trying to find a way to put my name on my bike. I've looked at a dozen sticker websites and they all don't offer any small enough to fit on the frame. Any ideas?
What is the name?

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Perhaps a really small font.

I've got a printer that is supposed to be able to cut out stencils. I'll have to try it soon. I'd really like a laser cutter, but have to decide the model and size.
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Old 01-18-16, 03:57 AM   #9
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I use VC Graphix. They have an assortment of templates and good pricing. (And they gave me 12 stickers per sheet instead of 10.)
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Old 01-18-16, 05:00 AM   #10
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I decorate with duct tape and mud. Less likely to get stolen.

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I like wrapping the top tube in black cloth tape
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I decorate with duct tape and mud. Less likely to get stolen.
Same here I may have overdone it.



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neat references to the companies that do this stuff. I will of course forget this thread when and if I ever have the urge to do this, but thanks anyway for giving the names.
The one with your country flag and name is kinda neat. I like the country thing, but I'm not keen on having my full name on the bike for just anyone to have my name easily.
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I made a custom sticker with my nickname on my top tube by using another sticker and re-arranging the letters and carefully lining them up.........

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Retrodecals UK will match your font.

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Thanks for the thread. I ordered from veloink. Now l'll be able to tell my bike from all the other titanium cyclecross bikes turned into tourers
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A sticker to avoid. 'This bike is a pipe bomb' band sticker clears Memphis terminal - CNN.com
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Great thread! I was thinking about removing the "Disc Trucker" decals on my bike and replacing them with something creative. veloink and retrodecals look like two great options for this.
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I fear for the safety of people and students who ride Gunner brand bikes. (And with that I'll gently side-step slowly out of this thread.)

Have fun with the name decal personalization.
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It might help with bike theft though.

Would you hop on somebody's pipe bomb and ride off with it?
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It might help with bike theft though.

Would you hop on somebody's pipe bomb and ride off with it?
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