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Old 01-16-13, 06:06 PM   #176
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Black crankset.
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I see what you're saying with the classy look though, that's why I'd do black Sugino 75's.
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Old 01-16-13, 07:17 PM   #178
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I'd just ride it, and if you need to adjust the fit then get silver stem and seatpost
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Old 01-16-13, 07:34 PM   #179
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Flipped the chain a little while ago and thanks for all your comments guys. I'm getting swayed more and more towards a black crankset but I got the DA cranks at such a steal price I don't want to let go.

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Old 01-16-13, 07:41 PM   #180
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Sell em, make a profit, and buy an equally nice crankset in black if you want.

First world problems mang, brush that dirt off your shoulders.
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What I commute on, I may change from fixed to a freewheel cause I like being lazy.


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Flipped the chain a little while ago and thanks for all your comments guys. I'm getting swayed more and more towards a black crankset but I got the DA cranks at such a steal price I don't want to let go.
My local powder coater does cranks for BMX riders often and cheap. But, if that's your shoe rub I'd probably not go that route.
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Old 01-17-13, 08:31 AM   #183
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You could have them anodized pretty easily/inexpensively as well.
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That's a better option. I'm ignorant as to who does such things, though. Are there companies who do nothing but anodizing or what do you look for? I've thought about having my gnarly Nuovo Record cranks anodized black.
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You can build a home anodizing kit for around 100 dollars, it's pretty fun and sciency
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That's a better option. I'm ignorant as to who does such things, though. Are there companies who do nothing but anodizing or what do you look for? I've thought about having my gnarly Nuovo Record cranks anodized black.
A lot of custom hot rod or motorcycle shops either do it or can point you in the right direction.
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Nishiki x Fuji collabo. Nice paintjob

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and nishiki 70's headtube badge!
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and nishiki 70's headtube badge!
Oh sweet, I didn't notice you added it this time. What did you use to adhere it?
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So can you 'splain to me the back story on why the Fuji Track Pro is a Nishiki?

edit: just read your pedalroom explanation. Any pics of the original nishiki?

Also @ adrian_, maybe try just a black chain ring if you don't wanna make it all black.
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edit: just read your pedalroom explanation. Any pics of the original nishiki?
i'm sure somewhere i have ones of mine, but heres one that's identical minus a white vetta saddle http://www.flickr.com/photos/yospiff...4154/lightbox/

the fuji track pro was basically because i knew how good it looked all one color, koshi's black one was the inspiration. and then after making it all black i figured well the only other thing to do is some crazy custom paint job. so i did that and built up the wheels and now... well... i keep forgetting how much i like it this way. i might plastidip the whole thing black.

i attached the headtube badge with hot glue. same with the raleigh.
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Old 01-18-13, 05:15 PM   #197
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Nice. You should put Gan Well Pro decals on it.
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Y'all should just let dude continue to enjoy his silver cranks.
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