Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Sep 2011

    To paint or not to paint - Cypher


    Wondering if you guys prefer Powder Coating a frame or anodizing or painting it yourself. I'm concerned that the heat treament for PC can damage the frame. Thoughts as I continue to research this topic.

    Also since this bike is Mammoth bound a couple times a year I'm thinking I should at least put a bashguard on it and maybe some kind of chain holder. Swap out the third ring and bump up the second to a 36 and put on a nice guard. Anybody find something they really like for their Trance?

    Thank you,


  2. #2
    Reputation: Biohazard74's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    If you're the original owner I probably wouldn't because of the warrantee. But yea I agree I'd also prefer PC. The paint on my 2009 TX chips a lot easier than my powder 2009 Yukon FX that's for sure.

  3. #3
    Fat Is Where It's At Moderator
    Reputation: DiRt DeViL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Send it to Spectrum Powder Coating.

Similar Threads

  1. To paint or Not to paint
    By FatForty in forum Vintage, Retro, Classic
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 08-22-2013, 10:06 AM
  2. DIY Paint Job
    By Devin's Dad in forum Tooltime
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 10-27-2011, 04:58 PM
  3. paint/
    By lawnbike in forum Specialized
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 07-06-2011, 09:56 AM
  4. paint in Wi.
    By jeepfreak in forum Minnesota, Wisconsin
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-06-2011, 06:22 AM
  5. 2006 Stumpy FSR Expert - Paint or paint over anodizing?
    By MaukaRunner in forum Specialized
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-30-2011, 05:25 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts