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    Remove Decals From Gravity Bike

    I have a Gravity Point 4 bike and I noticed that the decals look like they were heated on there because it's really thin and the paint looks slightly darker around the logo.

    Has anyone successfully removed the logos from the Gravity Point series bikes? Details please.

    The good thing is that there's no clear coat over the logo. I would try a pin stripe removal wheel/tool, but I'm worried that the matte surface/paint will get rubbed away with the decal. Any ideas? I'm open to suggestions.

    I like that the Gravity and BD bikes tend to have minimal logos, but I really prefer one solid color.

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    use nail polish remover, it worked on my ti frame great but you get a sore thumb when you are done. for more details email me if you would like to know.

    ps i remove decals for a living if you need tips

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    Thanks for the tip. Do I just put nail polish remover on a cotton ball and rub away or should I soak the logo with nail polish remover?

    EDIT: Here's an update: i soaked a small napkin with nail polish remover and wrapped it around the frame, left it on for 5 minutes, then scrapped the decal with my nail and the decal AND paint on the frame came off. I'm assuming someone can remove the decal only if they perfectly time the soaking period, but that's pretty hard to do. IMO, best to just leave it alone.
    Last edited by lardo; 09-22-2011 at 10:08 AM.

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    Weightweenie -- can you share the details here?

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    Did you remove the bike frame paint too, is that what you are saying?
    I guessing you have an aluminum frame?

    use nail polish remover on titanium frames only, It will not ruin the frame and works very well.

    let me know and i will update you.

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    Yea, the bike frame paint came off. Gravity Point series bikes are aluminum.

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    my apologies, i thought i stated that above but i should have been more clear. Nail polish is only for titanium frames. Alum. uses a different compound.

    i'm getting an alum. frame in next week so i will let you know what i'm doing. now is your chance to strip your paint off and give it the bare alum finish. that is what i will be doing.

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    It's alright. I wasn't all that disappointed about the Gravity frame after noticing a 3 inch long scratch on my new titanium road bike frame.

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