Painting motorcycles is an every-month job for bike enthusiasts around the globe, as it sets an image of who they are, how do they think, and their level of madness towards motorcycling. They ensure that they use the best paint techniques that would make their motorcycles attractive enough to suit their personalities. Nowadays, airbrush painting is widely used by bikers to give their bikes a unique look with different colors and graphics like fire flames, skulls, fierce animals, etc. Painting your all by yourself may save you hundreds of dollars as paint shops charge a considerable amount for a task that you can do at home.If you are wondering how to paint a bike at home, you need to follow some steps and tips to come out with a good result. If you are not careful with the task, your bike may end up appearing like a motorcycle which kids have played with color on. Nevertheless, with the appropriate tools and paint techniques, you can carry out the job in a pretty good manner and give your bike a shiny customized look that you always wanted.The first thing you would need to do is to choose the color or colors you want to paint your bike with. You need to purchase the paint color from a reputed dealer who you know wouldn't cheat you. There are some dealers who may provide cheap quality paint at the same price. You also have the option of mixing two or more colors to make a customized color of your own choice. You can refer to many related books or brochures to check if the colors match appropriately.After you are done with selecting and buying the appropriate color, remove the motorcycle parts which you don't want to paint. This will remove the possibilities of over-spraying on any other part or area of the bike which is not to be painted. Use sandpaper and remove the old paint from the motorcycle parts which are to be painted. You should never paint over the old paint. If you do so, the bike's painted surface won't get a smooth coverage.