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10 Bicycle Makeovers for National Bike Month

By Just Heather |

Have I mentioned lately how excited I am for yard sale season? Last year, I picked up a $5 bicycle. It needed new tires but had a brand new seat and a decent frame. In my favorite color.

Yeah, I had to bring that home. In my yard sale travels, I have seen bikes at all different price points — most needing nothing more than a little TLC. I’ve even found perfect condition bikes for a mere $25.

Whether your bike just needs a lift or that perfect condition bike isn’t quite your style, here are 10 ways to give your bargain bike a whole new look:

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How to Update a Bike

Seat Cover

If your seat needs a little TLC, make your own cover. This seat cover is so simple, you could make a few to fit every mood — or for each person on a shared bike.
Photo and tutorial via Pickles

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About Just Heather


Just Heather

Heather Sokol babbles about shoes, cocktails, and, mostly, her family. She and her geeky husband are raising four kids and losing sanity daily. They live their gluten free life on a budget while Heather shares her deals, tips and coupon savvy. Read more on her blog Just HeatherTwitter or Pinterest. Read bio and latest posts → Read Heather's latest posts →

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