Pointless bling survey --- new rim color (not black)

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  • DMC707

Posted August 23, 2008 - 07:16 PM


I am lacing up new rims and am curious what the next logical step beyond black should be (black does look cool, but now its oem)

Was leaning heavilly towards gold for a retro touch, but am waffling a little between gold, red and blue

Post some pics if you guys have any

  • kx232

Posted August 23, 2008 - 07:51 PM


i'll get a pic but mine are anodized Camo

  • DMC707

Posted August 23, 2008 - 07:54 PM


i'll get a pic but mine are anodized Camo

interesting ---- there is a 99.9 % chance i wont be camo'ing the bike, but it sounds cool and a pic to share the wealth would be awesome :thumbsup:

  • Ga450owner

Posted August 24, 2008 - 07:07 AM


How about pink or green..........:thumbsup: :worthy:

  • KAS

Posted August 24, 2008 - 12:28 PM


I'd go with blue.

  • WR250F Captain

Posted August 24, 2008 - 01:43 PM


blue/silver or blue/gold. you can do camo, checkered, alternating.

I personally heard camo and though blue/silver would look trick

  • Wiz636

Posted August 25, 2008 - 12:46 PM


What color plastics?

  • Wiz636

Posted August 25, 2008 - 12:48 PM


The old Yellow YZ's with the gold rims wre pretty cool. If you have white plastics then you could pull off red, blue, or gold rims. With blue plastics I would go gold.

  • kx232

Posted August 25, 2008 - 06:57 PM


You cant see them very well but there's only four of these wheels known to exist and ive got 2

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  • Family Man

Posted August 25, 2008 - 07:03 PM



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  • kx232

Posted August 25, 2008 - 07:04 PM



Anodized camo it is camo but still shines like chrome

  • WR250F Captain

Posted August 25, 2008 - 07:04 PM


You cant see them very well but there's only four of these wheels known to exist and ive got 2

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camo is good on a green bike, but just... not... feeling it on a blue one

  • KJ790

Posted August 26, 2008 - 05:38 AM


I used to have gold rims and gold hubs on my blue 450. It looked OK, but I never really cared for it. For a blue bike I would go with blue rims if you didn't want black. With a white one, really any color looks good if you make sure to work that color in else ware.

Here is my bike when it had gold rims, it is a little blurry:

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  • grayracer513

Posted August 26, 2008 - 06:39 AM


Yeah, gold or black look the best on the blue bikes. Gold shows scratches much less than darker colors, too.

  • SUnruh

Posted August 26, 2008 - 06:50 AM


let me at those gold rims. i'll scratch them to the point they can be seen!

local guy here that had a 426 and gold talons and gold excels. his nickname was DiscoDaddy!

  • DMC707

Posted August 26, 2008 - 11:12 AM


---- decision has been made after seeing the blue one with the gold rims --- i'm going gold ---- The graphics are predominately black right now and the backgrounds will be yellow with red accents (when they get here - its been a few days) I think i'm going to look for some vintage Mono-X swingarm stickers too to round out the "old school" vibe

this is the victim - currently stock as a rock with the exception of the exhaust and a few cosmetic doo dads

now i just have to find someone to build 'em up who has a trueing stand -- i know the dealer has one, but it is still in their busy season now

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  • kx232

Posted August 26, 2008 - 02:38 PM


Go Blue on a yamaha that would look sweet

  • railer80

Posted August 26, 2008 - 02:41 PM


Nice choice on the gold...;D

I've always wanted white rims lol. I remember Johnny Jerdelda(SP) ran them on his old RM85...looked cool.

  • WR250F Captain

Posted August 26, 2008 - 02:42 PM


Go Blue on a yamaha that would look sweet

if you do any kind of trail riding, at least when I do, I worry about scratching them up

  • CDA

Posted August 26, 2008 - 02:56 PM


I have Black rims with blue hubs on my 450.

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