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Old 08-03-10, 12:12 PM   #1
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should i de-sticker these wheels?

they are very loud, but it's all stickers.
under the stickers is just unidirectional carbon.

what do you think?



note, this is purely for your opinion on the aesthetics of the bike.
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Old 08-03-10, 02:49 PM   #2
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no, you should actually add a sticker to your bag and shifters...but seriously, i'd keep them on if i paid good money for them, show off a little, plus if you ever want to resell taking them off might lower the value..but just my thoughts, i just bought an $80 replacement front wheel and decided to remove the stickers
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Old 08-03-10, 02:54 PM   #3
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I'm usually for more subtlety, but those are actually kind of cool looking to me.
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Old 08-03-10, 03:03 PM   #4
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I would. Compare:

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Old 08-03-10, 03:10 PM   #5
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3-second mspaint:

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you will not be able to see them when they are spinning.....
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Old 08-03-10, 04:19 PM   #7
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After seeing the bike without, I say keep em'....:^)
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Are you being paid by SRAM to leave them on? I say remove the stickers.
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Keep them on! They make your bike look unique. Something to turn heads.

"Hey remember that guy with those sick SRAM wheels?"
"Yeah, man those were nice!"

Don't be a follower!
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Your bike looks sick! (that's a good thing) I would leave them on....
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Old 08-03-10, 08:13 PM   #12
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Keep them on! They make your bike look unique. Something to turn heads.

"Hey remember that guy with those sick SRAM wheels?"
"Yeah, man those were nice!"

Don't be a follower!
Dude, if I keep them it'll be because I like them.
I don't expect anyone else to be impressed; I'm a poser of the lowest form.
But I do like them and the wooshy sound they make at higher speeds.

And thanks dudes for the compliments!
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Old 08-03-10, 08:40 PM   #13
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I say keep them for safety reasons.

Remember when those high-contrast decals are spinning around on your aero-rims, they are HIGHLY VISIBLE and can draw attention-- Could mean the difference between an inattentive driver in an SUV seeing you or not.
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Well yeah I didn't mean only go for the looks. The turning heads is just a bonus
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Looks like they missed a few spots with the stickers.....

Unless they pay me,I remove ALL stickers from my bikes.I already paid them once,I'm not going to advertise for free.

Nice bike,stickers or not!

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