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    I hate the graphics on my bike....

    So I bought a Specialized Hardrock. I love the bike but I hate the way the graphics look. I dont think they are decals. Is there anything I can do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nmt6789
    So I bought a Specialized Hardrock. I love the bike but I hate the way the graphics look. I dont think they are decals. Is there anything I can do?
    I was looking at the hardrock also and also didnt like the graphics. Your options are to get the frame powder coated, about 150 bucks or you can try repainting it yourself which could lead to paint chips and alot of headaches. One final option is stripping the frame down to bare metal and polishing it up to a near chrome shine. Only downside to that is it has to be polished every now and then to keep it shiny.

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    The graphics card was pretty cleaver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
    The graphics card was pretty cleaver.
    Was it Beaver Cleaver or just meat cleaver?
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    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    what year and model is it
    cause i have an 07 sport and i love the graphcs. I have the satin black
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    no skill involved...basically common sense. you're just tweaking nipples.
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    Looks like this

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    Have it bead blasted and painted or powder coated to the color you desire.
    It's better to burn out than fade away...or slip out of your pedal and face plant on the side of the road!!!

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    ROCK ON' and rep. your frame, just tell everyone its the new style these days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard
    Was it Beaver Cleaver or just meat cleaver?
    you said beaver

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    Quote Originally Posted by gastro
    you said beaver
    heh heh.......heh heh heh.....
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    That's Speedy Beaver to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dminor
    That's Speedy Beaver to you.
    Why does that site never work for me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gastro
    Why does that site never work for me?
    I don't know - -it's not Flash-based. I looked in the source code for hinky things (not that I am an expert by anyone's stretch of imagination) and found nothing. Home page is an html with a simple MS-like .htm extension.

    worked for highrevs

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    That GPU blows, much like the design he thinks he has.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlucardZero
    That GPU blows, much like the design he thinks he has.
    I got one and it hold up fine for me. Its the Nvidia 8800 and works great. It has direct x 10 capabilities.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard
    Was it Beaver Cleaver or just meat cleaver?
    What ever floats your boat.

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    That is exactly the same hardrock I had for about two weeks (until some a$$ clown stole it). I kinda liked the graphics....

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