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Old 03-31-06, 03:35 PM   #1
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Wheel Question

i have 05 mavic elite wheels with the flat spokes. i wish i could get the same spoke or lighter except in black. so where can i buy black flat spokes of high quality?
thanks guys, i know its a weird one, not only do i want my bike to perform to its best but i want my bike to look her best too
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Old 03-31-06, 03:41 PM   #2
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I would contact Mike Garcia the wheelbuilder

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Old 04-01-06, 05:51 AM   #3
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You can buy Mavic bladed spokes if you really want to keep the wheels all-Mavic. They're pretty strong and look NICE but are quite expensive and difficult to just pick up at a LBS.
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Mask everything off and spray paint with rustoleum black.
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DT Aerolite Black. QBP carries them so any LBS should be able to get them for you. They don't come cheap.
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