Thanks -- I used a HIGH TEMP PAINT that is basically like a liquid powder coat by WURTH. You apply it and let it dry for an hr ( I sprayed onto a clean glass plate, then brushed it on). When it dries it's like the dust of powder coat. It will rub off easy. At this point you have to be careful not to touch it or let it get wet. Then just ride the bike on a real long trip like 2 hrs. Then after that it's pretty tough. The proper way is get the paint up to 400°f for 2hrs (or something like that) but I didn't feel like taking it off so that's how I did it and it worked pretty good so far. The best part is I can touch up as needed. I have one small area that I have to touch up.