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are you a pull the decal logos off your wheels kinda rider?

Old 05-18-15, 05:03 PM
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are you a pull the decal logos off your wheels kinda rider?

me too!

I'm glad they're mostly removable across the brands.
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Old 05-18-15, 05:06 PM
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Nope.

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I pulled 8 of the 12. One per side is plenty...
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Ever had to true the front wheel?
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Old 05-18-15, 05:23 PM
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Ever had to true the front wheel?
No. Campy has had these wheels out a long, long time. They are fairly bullet proof (and heavy).
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Originally Posted by bt View Post
me too!

I'm glad they're mostly removable across the brands.
Yes. My HALO retro-reflective Velocity Fusion rims looked better without them.

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Nope.
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white decals looked bad on the shamals
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i can think of no logical reason to leave them on.
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and this - although these wheels are both narrow and heavy so they will be gone soon
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Depends on the bike and the wheels.
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Nope... left the logos on.

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I pulled 6/13 off each of my Rolf road wheels.



On these, I need to get some superglue to get the stickers back down on there...

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Off the wheels, frame, and anything else possible.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post

On these, I need to get some superglue to get the stickers back down on there...



Years ago, I had some Nisi Countach tubulars for time trials.
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There must be other concerns that better epitomize the first-world problem, but none spring to mind.
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There must be other concerns that better epitomize the first-world problem, but none spring to mind.
Removing the decals is illegal. You have been warned.
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Mine didn't come with logos.

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Depends on the bike & wheels. Mavic Ksyrium SLs on my Look came off, cleaner look on this bike. Mavic Kysriums on my Cannoadale stayed, this wheel set is black with chrome stickers on an orange frame, just looks right.
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When I can afford some Fulcrums - Yes

My 90s Campy Zondas, Pacenti PL23s or Mavic Open 4cd - No

I wouldn't mind some deep China Carbon wheels with big ass BORA COSMIC ZIPP AMERICAN CLASSIC decals all the way around.
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Yep
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I just leave them on, not a big deal.
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Originally Posted by alexaschwanden View Post
I just leave them on, not a big deal.
wheel makers love guys like you
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When a company gives me hoops to tryout I leave the decals on, but if I pay for them the decals get removed.
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