Dreesens Bicycles

Steel bicycles by Peter Dreesens

How To: Steel Frame Repair Downtube Replacement Part 1

Mikes new bike with an unfortunate crash that also bent the tube. This calls for tube replacement. On a silver soldered frame this is  a nondestructive process resulting in a ‘good as new’ repair.

The first step is to ‘set’ the frame in a jig adjusting all holding blocks in alignment to maintain the dimensions of the frame when the new tube is installed.


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