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Old 08-28-07, 07:41 PM   #1
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paint on brake surfaces for rev x

has anyone ever painted the brake surface on there spin rev x. i got one and am feeling the erge to do so. any suggestions or info from experience.
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Old 08-28-07, 09:38 PM   #2
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Can't say from experience, but I think it's a bad idea. Why? I believe a painted surface might very well have a considerably lower coefficient of friction than bare metal. I also think it would rub off after not too many miles, and it may load up the pads, too.

If you do paint them, let us know how it works out for you. I'm always interested in learning new stuff.
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im not running a brake, so im thinking it may be okay??????
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im not running a brake, so im thinking it may be okay??????
hmm, painted spinergys on a tandem with no brakes??? got a feeling you've posted to the wrong forum
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Old 08-30-07, 08:19 AM   #5
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I've seen bikes with painted rims. Should be fine if you're riding a track bike. What are you planning to do with it?
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