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'08 Capos - downtube sticker under clearcoat WTF

Old 08-05-08, 05:39 PM
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'08 Capos - downtube sticker under clearcoat WTF

Am I the only one who got a frame with a gigantic 2"x1" warning sticker on their downtube? WHAT THE ****?

That really pisses me off. The bike looks super clean otherwise then you have an encyclopedia on the ****ing downtube. ****! Anyone have any creative way of removing it WITHOUT ****ing up the clearcoat or one that does not require a repaint?

Argh. **** you cannondale!


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Old 08-05-08, 05:41 PM
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Weren't you already planning to slap on some Mash and Supreme stickers anyway?
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Old 08-05-08, 06:28 PM
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At least its a very interesting read eh?

I would have to disappoint you about being able to remove it without ****ing up the clearcoat - just slap a sticker on top.. Depending on the sticker it will increase its ratings on the pistadex..

http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2008...l-edition.html
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Old 08-05-08, 06:34 PM
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cover that sucker up with Urbane stickers.
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Old 08-05-08, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by kergin View Post
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cover that sucker up with Urbane stickers.
you're dead to me
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Old 08-05-08, 07:08 PM
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owned

cover that sucker up with Urbane stickers.
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Old 08-05-08, 07:11 PM
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xacto knife around the sticker outline to cut through the clear? then you risk scratching the base layer. YOU'RE ****ED!!
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Old 08-05-08, 07:35 PM
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Care less.
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Old 08-05-08, 07:38 PM
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You could do a white stripe pattern out of vinyl tape to go with the seattube.
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Old 08-05-08, 07:43 PM
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Care less.
+1 ... don't risk ****ing it up over an OCD aesthetics issue.
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clearcoat or not, that sticker's a ***** to remove anyway.
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Originally Posted by BMonei View Post
Care less.
hit!
Originally Posted by peabodypride View Post
You could do a white stripe pattern out of vinyl tape to go with the seattube.
hit!
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clearcoat or not, that sticker's a ***** to remove anyway.
hit!

you sunk my hipster capo ship.

really though, just cover it up. red vinyl is easy to find too.
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Originally Posted by operator View Post
you're dead to me
Dead or not, this picture would cover that warning perfectly. Just need to get a vinyl sticker made...

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license your bike and slap it on top.
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Old 08-05-08, 08:52 PM
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strip all the paint and polish the alu.
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Old 08-05-08, 09:42 PM
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my completely custom painted frame has this too.

they are required to send them out on all frames.
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Old 08-05-08, 10:30 PM
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i've got a solution...treat your bike like a bike insted of of a damn fashion accesory.
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Old 08-05-08, 10:39 PM
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It cannot be removed. Period. Had c'dales b4, trust me on this one besides of course a paint job.

First time I saw this frame I tought to be a CAAD 2
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Old 08-05-08, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by kergin View Post
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cover that sucker up with Urbane stickers.
*highfive*
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Originally Posted by lukewall View Post
i've got a solution...treat your bike like a bike insted of of a damn fashion accesory.
why the hell not?
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throw an american...or better yet a canadian flag over it.....the red and white canadian flag looks cool even if you are not canadian.
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Jasco. The whole damn thing.



Hoe.
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Old 08-06-08, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by cc700 View Post
you sunk my hipster capo ship.
i think cc700 wins this thread, unfortunately.
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