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    How long does the color on white double straps last?

    I am planning to order a pair of all city white double straps but I am just curious as to how long the color will last as compared to darker straps such as black or brown.

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    Get black. The white straps on my Madison looked like crap after a few weeks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Get black. The white straps on my Madison looked like crap after a few weeks.
    My black all-city straps didnt look the best where the straps loop through after minimal use.

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    While you're at it, get the deluxe doubles.

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    ^this I did not do

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    My Soma Doubles are more of a grey color, but still don't look too bad.

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    @Scrodzilla mind showing a pic of them atm?

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    I usually opt for white components so that they can get dirty and then everyone knows how much I ride my bike.

    Street cred for days.

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    @scrodzilla I meant of your white straps that look messed up

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    Oh. I don't have them anymore.

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    when i used straps, i went with white to prevent staining.

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    I figure with leather straps, those are like dress shoes. I don't know that anyone really breaks out the kiwi colored shoe polish and cleans and conditions them ?

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/...500_AA300_.jpg

    That's why black nylon straps would be my choice. They'll last longer and hide the accumulated filth from rides.

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    I just ordered white deluxe doubles by All City from Universal Cycles for $44. If this thread is still alive I'll let you know in a month or so.

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