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To debadge or not to debadge?

Old 05-24-08, 09:49 AM
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To debadge or not to debadge?

I just got my Zipp 404's, and I think they would look alot better without those big red stickers. What's your opinion on naked carbon wheels? Plus, does removing the stickers affect Zipp's warranty?
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Personally I'd leave them on. No idea about warranty issues with Zipp but I prefer the look. It's an individual thing though - naked carbon does look good too, for sure.
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It shouldn't... unless the zipp decals are a structural element.
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Take off the red ones and put on the white ones
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Originally Posted by Cateye
Take off the red ones and put on the white ones
You can buy those white stickers?
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Originally Posted by Cateye
Take off the red ones and put on the white ones
+1. I'm going to put whites on these.




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I hate those huge "LOOK AT ME, I MEAN REALLY REALLY LOOK AT ME" stickers. Combine them on a bike frame and wheels, and the bike just looks silly - to me. I wish they made more discrete / smaller size stickers so you could have some ID on your wheels, but without the nascar type advertising.
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Debadge, I like the look of Zipps w/o badges.
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whats the point of paying out the ass for Zipps if no one knows you are that swagtastic?


im half kidding.
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I actually like the look of the stickers.....I kinda hate the look of plain carbon wheels for some reason. Not sure why. I also hate the look of bikes with no stickers or anything too....
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If any advertisement on any item I purchase comes off easily, it is removed.

Therefore, my suggestion is clear.
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If I had Zipps I would leave the stickers on but if I had Reynolds DV46T, id take the stickers off.
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Originally Posted by Edonis13
whats the point of paying out the ass for Zipps if no one knows you are that swagtastic?


im half kidding.
Swagtastic? Too funny! That's a new word that must be added to the Oxford English Dictionary.
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Originally Posted by Dubbayoo
+1. I'm going to put whites on these.


I always liked Dub's Pedal Force stealth bike but I'd leave them on.
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i can't BELIEVE how many straight PANSIES there are in the road bike section!!!!!!!! LOL

to keep or remove stickers? what color helmet? glasses inside or outside helmet straps? can you see a brooks saddle on this? the list of completely ********, shaven legs and balls, threads goes on!!!!!!!
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one negative of removing the stickers could be resale value.
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Originally Posted by satori
i can't BELIEVE how many straight PANSIES there are in the road bike section!!!!!!!! LOL

to keep or remove stickers? what color helmet? glasses inside or outside helmet straps? can you see a brooks saddle on this? the list of completely ********, shaven legs and balls, threads goes on!!!!!!!
Looks like someone's a bit jealous of all the carbon fiber bottle cages....

BTW man, haven't you heard, pansy isn't a word to be used in polite conversation....
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Originally Posted by njm
Looks like someone's a bit jealous of all the carbon fiber bottle cages....

BTW man, haven't you heard, pansy isn't a word to be used in polite conversation....
just in case you're trying to correct my grammar, don't bother, the plural form changes the spelling... i think BF subscribers should get a coloring book mailed to them with cycling pictures in it so they could make certain all important decisions on their own.
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Originally Posted by cedricbosch
You can buy those white stickers?
https://www.zipp.com/OnlineStore/Acce...ld=ISBN%2cISBN
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Ksyriums naked, I think they look better
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Originally Posted by satori
just in case you're trying to correct my grammar, don't bother, the plural form changes the spelling... i think BF subscribers should get a coloring book mailed to them with cycling pictures in it so they could make certain all important decisions on their own.
I bet your shoes don't even match your bartape.
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Originally Posted by MonsterMaxx
Ksyriums naked, I think they look better
nice naked Mavics.

Loose the Bag....


(that is what the team car is for)
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Originally Posted by jimbud
I always liked Dub's Pedal Force stealth bike but I'd leave them on.
Looks good with the naked frame. Take off the fork and stem logos and you have a badass Road Warrior.
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