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Old 06-27-07, 11:20 AM   #1
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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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Old 06-27-07, 11:23 AM   #2
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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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Old 06-27-07, 11:30 AM   #4
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Old 06-27-07, 01:13 PM   #6
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The graphics card was pretty cleaver.
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The graphics card was pretty cleaver.
Was it Beaver Cleaver or just meat cleaver?
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Old 06-29-07, 02:37 PM   #8
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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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Old 06-29-07, 03:03 PM   #9
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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.
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Old 06-29-07, 03:52 PM   #11
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ROCK ON' and rep. your frame, just tell everyone its the new style these days.
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Was it Beaver Cleaver or just meat cleaver?
you said beaver
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you said beaver
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That's Speedy Beaver to you.
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Why does that site never work for me?
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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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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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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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I did this to mine.

Goin Retro!!! (Complete with PICS)
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