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Old 09-05-11, 01:59 PM   #1
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Bored today...decide to bling the bike

I decided the new Trek 3.1 needed some red. I'm in America, so RED/WHITE/BLUE! (It helps to have your own Vinyl Cutter)

I might do a little more...but I like what I have so far. Now I'm going to do my helmet.

Here's all the photos:
http://www.gwfweb.com/bicycles/trek31.html

Before and After

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Old 09-05-11, 02:49 PM   #2
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You know, I don't usually go in for that kind of graphics job, but yours looks very nice.

I like it. Good job.
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Old 09-05-11, 05:35 PM   #3
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What a beautiful bike!
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Old 09-05-11, 05:37 PM   #4
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I was expecting some bedazzled effects... However, not disappointed.
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Makes it look faster.

Hey, did you make that rack from an Instructable? I made one just like it.
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Nice ! Just enough to be tasty.
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Oh no, take em off! Looked way better before. I saw the first pic and thought sweet, scrolled down then thought oh no!
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Beautiful job, dude!!!!

Very pro looking...........
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Makes it look faster.

Hey, did you make that rack from an Instructable? I made one just like it.
I saw one like it somewhere and did it myself. I have a new design now with more supports under the upright. Made a few of those for friends and doing myself a new one in the near future. Very handy stands for sure!

I'll do a complete parts list and instructions when I do it.
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Oh no, take em off! Looked way better before. I saw the first pic and thought sweet, scrolled down then thought oh no!
Okay, I'm stripping them off as we speak!
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I hope you didn't strip them off yet. Take it for a ride at least like that. I think it looks very tastefully subtle and factory like. You didn't pimp it. You held back which is nice.
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I hope you didn't strip them off yet. Take it for a ride at least like that. I think it looks very tastefully subtle and factory like. You didn't pimp it. You held back which is nice.
I was kidding. I like it. It will stay that way until I think of another scheme
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Okay, I'm stripping them off as we speak!
Haha! I'm just a blues guy.
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Cool! I've been thinking of using my vinyl cutter for the same... I pimped out my car with vinyl, and it has lasted through three Wisconsin winters without peeling at all!
Nice work...
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Nice bike bro...
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Very tastefully done. But that brings up this question: Does that mean it's NOT Bling?

You might want to think of making up packages like that for sale.
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Very tastefully done. But that brings up this question: Does that mean it's NOT Bling?
That's a darn good point!
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