Originally Posted by AslansMonkey
That's not paint on the tank, it's a big sticker that can probably be peeled off with a little patience. I'm not uber fond of it either but I just left it on mine. Grubee and company really did their homework on these frames as I am really impressed with how they are built. I removed the drum brake on mine and ran it with just the v-brakes as I didn't want an extra lever on the handlebars with the clutch. When doing so you need to leave the drum itself on the tire as it keeps the hub that the drive sprocket is bolted to on.
Since I've been a member of this forum my faith in humanity has slowly been restored.....each and everyone of us are willing and happy to help others....be it a thread or a hands-on help ( Red B66)...I can't put enough emphasis on how much I've learned here in the forum....I want to thank ALL of you .....