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Old 08-20-09, 11:32 AM   #1
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need some advice!

How do you guys think white rims, tires and handlebars would look with a dark green frame???
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Old 08-20-09, 11:57 AM   #2
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Doesn't matter what I think. It's your bike. Personally I'd go with white handlebar and rims and plain black tires. White tires get grungy looking real fast and white tires only wear for about 1/3 as long as black tires.
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Old 08-20-09, 05:04 PM   #3
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It will look almost like this:

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Old 08-20-09, 07:23 PM   #4
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White

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Cream

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Old 08-20-09, 07:43 PM   #5
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I've been using white tires for a long time and have never had too much trouble with them looking "grungy". They're obviously not going to stay as bright as when new but under pretty normal riding conditions, I've found them to be just fine (and I never clean them except for a quick wipe when cleaning my bike). I suppose they do wear a little quicker but I don't skid, so even that's never been any sort of problem.

I do agree with Retro Grouch though. White bars/black grips and white rims/black tires will look classy as all hell.
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Old 08-20-09, 07:46 PM   #6
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i had a white vittoria zaffiro pro and i got rid of it after 1 month. its dirty after the first ride.
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