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    hey, i am new to the site, but am thinking you guys can help me out. i have been looking for some colored spokes for my bike for a long time, but have no idea where to find them. Does anyone know where to find 20" colored spokes on the net? thanks

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    Any bike shop with a Tip Plus account can order 'em for you, too.

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    Too bad that Primo spokes snap like string cheese. Just get Marwi, DT Swiss, or G-Sport spokes; they might not have the variety of colors that Primo/Tip has, but at least they'll last you a while. Besides, you can fix the color problem with some spraypaint or an airbrush in no time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    Too bad that Primo spokes snap like string cheese. Just get Marwi, DT Swiss, or G-Sport spokes; they might not have the variety of colors that Primo/Tip has, but at least they'll last you a while. Besides, you can fix the color problem with some spraypaint or an airbrush in no time.
    Wheelsmith spokes are much better than DTs if you can get 'em. I've personally had no experience with Marwi, G-Sport, or Primo for that matter so no comment.

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    Easiest way for colored spokes, tape up your rims and spray paint em. But I'd never do that to my oddysseys It'd probably make me cry.

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    don't even start about pretty wheelsets with me, *****es. i have nipples in a pattern, red white and blue. can't make a wheel sexier thanp that

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    Quote Originally Posted by queensrider86
    don't even start about pretty wheelsets with me, *****es. i have nipples in a pattern, red white and blue. can't make a wheel sexier thanp that
    I can.

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    Black hubs, black spokes, black nipples, black hoops. Black - it's the new black.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Expatriate
    Black hubs, black spokes, black nipples, black hoops. Black - it's the new black.
    *spews into Beerman's Dixie cup*

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    Ok, that's on our tandem. That cup must be awfully full by now.

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    I could make a rim better then queens riders. Some fuschia, and periwinkle colored spokes. :-P

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    Primo makes good spokes in yellow, red, white, and black also...Marwi makes Ti spokes in rainbow and other cool colors, and DT makes kick @$$ spokes, i dont know if they come in colors though.

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    Primo makes good spokes in yellow, red, white, and black also...Marwi makes Ti spokes in rainbow and other cool colors, and DT makes kick @$$ spokes, i dont know if they come in colors though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    Too bad that Primo spokes snap like string cheese. Just get Marwi, DT Swiss, or G-Sport spokes; they might not have the variety of colors that Primo/Tip has, but at least they'll last you a while. Besides, you can fix the color problem with some spraypaint or an airbrush in no time.
    yuppers.

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    if you want to DIY, dont spraypaint em. the only way to get lasting color is to powdercoat them. otherwise, the color will just fade away.

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    spraypaint works just fine.
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    it doesnt last. the only way to get it done right is powdercoating. i only use paint for temporary stuff, like if i know that im not gonna leave it that way for too long. for long lasting stuff, just powder coat it.

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    you're doing it wrong

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    how can you do it wrong? you point and spray. i usually use 2-3 coats and a protective clear coat, and it never lasts longer than 2 months.

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