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    A REALLY important issue

    I am having as hard time with a really serious and perplexing issue: Is it worth $85 to get a KMC bling chain? I have a black and red P2C and this looks pretty sweet:

    Last edited by CrankAndYank; 03-21-13 at 11:43 AM.

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    No price too great to pay....

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    if ya want it buy it.
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    I can only approve if you're going to use wax to keep it those colors.

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    Feed your vanity! Nothing wrong with that. You are SO in the right forum

    I am getting those myself.
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    Whew! I thought this was going to be another PSA thread about saddles and prostates.
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    Purchase of said chain will gain you a retroactive membership to the now all but defunct OCP registry.
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    That is one cool looking chain, if it matches the bike man o man.....DO it. I bet it will improve the aeroness and you will climb like the goatman we all know that you can be. remember use the Chap stick....
    Better than buying a silly pro kit to look like some pro team member.
    just saying

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    No shame at all in sinking some dough into a nice chain.
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    Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.

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    That... is so much cooler looking than a gold chain. Get it and be glad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
    That... is so much cooler looking than a gold chain. Get it and be glad.
    Just got my new gold chain a few days ago. That's the only bling in my life. I suck.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
    Just got my new gold chain a few days ago. That's the only bling in my life. I suck.
    Not true! You have bling watches!
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    Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nachoman View Post
    Not true! You have bling watches!
    That's true. The only jewelry I wear are watches and my wedding band. I do wear my road ID from time to time as well.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    The cool colors will make you go faster... trust me I'm an engineer.

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    A fancy chain like that should be good for at least an extra 25 watts.

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    Do they come in other colours? I could go for a black and blue one someday.
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    Are you going to ride the bike, or just post pictures of it online?

    My guess is that unless the roads are super-clean where you ride that red will look black within 25 miles, depending on the lube you use.

    That said, definitely get it! If you don't already have a Campy black and red group, get that too.

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    You have inspired me to get the same chain. My bike is red and black and that looks so sweet! And I would not seek approval from strangers on the internet to do it. (I would tell the wife it cost only $25 though!)

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    Agree that it will look all black after first ride or two.
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    How's it going to look after you put it on your bike and ride?
    Don't believe everything you think.

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    If you wipe the chain down periodically you'll be able to see the red edges of the pins. I still say do it.

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    For you...yes. But don't ride it. That will get it dirty. Wear it around your neck.

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    a bargain at twice the price - get 3
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
    If you wipe the chain down periodically you'll be able to see the red edges of the pins. I still say do it.
    Exactly. Not that hard to keep it clean if you wipe it down after every couple rides. This chain isn't new.

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    Nice chain but to pricey.
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