It all started with a free adult trike on Freecycle given to me by a sweet friend, Andrea Sweet. Yes, her name really is Sweet. The trike had 3 flat, rotted tires besides the rust, so I stored it in the lean-to until I could replace the tires. I had no intension of doing anything else to it. The rust didn't bother me. Years went by. Then along came Kim, another sweet person, we fell in love with each other and got married.
Out came the trike, and Creative Kim went to work happily like a kid with an erector set back in the 1950s. He took the entire bike apart, and just like a kid, he had the pieces everywhere: the front porch, the screen porch, the old goat pasture and inside the house. He sanded all the rust off, primed, painted and sealed every part. The end result is amazing! Recycling at his finest. Project time: 4 Days. Thanks to the Bicycle Center of Port Charlotte for your time and advice.
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The completed rebuilt trike in bright green, blue, purple and some touches of yellow and red.