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restoring an old pop brennan frame

Old 09-12-10, 06:18 PM
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restoring an old pop brennan frame

I have an old pop brennan frame that has seen better days. While there is no rust or denting, it appears to have had a coat of red paint put on sometime after the original. I can't tell if it was originally a metallic gray paint or possible chromed, but the red seems to chip rather easily. I wondered if there were any conservators out there that had experience with restoring frames. The frame is exquisite, and I want to be conservative with it, probably stripping and a repaint. Any thoughts? Does anyone have experience with these older frames or can recommend someone who has?
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That is an awesome frame. I'd love to have one of these.
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Jeff Groman at Classic Cycles in Bainbridge Island, Washington is one of the leading - if not the leading - experts on Pop Brennan bicycles and their restoration. Classic Cycles is here, so you could try a contact email:

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