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Opinions on wheel/hub color and spoke/nipple color?

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Okay so I'm about to change the color of my wheels and hubs. So you all tell me what you think would look better. I'm going with a black rim, blue hub. Now should I do black spokes with blue nipples or do half blue and black spokes with black and blue nipples. If i go that route I will lace it so that a black spoke goes to a blue nipple, then a blue spoke to a black nipple. Having a hard time deciding which way would look better. Thanks guys

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Okay so I'm about to change the color of my wheels and hubs. So you all tell me what you think would look better. I'm going with a black rim, blue hub. Now should I do black spokes with blue nipples or do half blue and black spokes with black and blue nipples. If i go that route I will lace it so that a black spoke goes to a blue nipple, then a blue spoke to a black nipple. Having a hard time deciding which way would look better. Thanks guys

I like the black rims and magnesium hubs. Never been a fan of color on spokes...to much freestyle for my taste. But hey !...that´s my taste, not yours ! :busted:

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Slightly on topic, but I saw a YZF with GREEN hubs and nipples (wheels', not his) at the race yesterday. Don't know what that rider was thinking....

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i have the a60 wheels (they only come black) with blue talon hubs and black spokes and blue nipples, i regret getting the painted spokes because as i was warned they chip a lot i still dont know how to post pictures on here so give me an email adress and i will send you pics, i dont check this all the time so maybe you should just emal me Jr@APlusUsedAutoParts.net I am lucky enough to have a 2010 and 2011 yz450 i am redoing my 2011 now and i am not doing colored spokes this time i cant stand to see the chipped spokes

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...i still dont know how to post pictures on here ...

To post pictures, you need an account with a photo hosting web site, or if you have a web site of your own, you can load the pictures there. The pictures can then be linked here using img tags or the Insert Image button in the post toolbar. Photobucket.com and Flickr are two free picture hosting sites.

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How would the powdercoat come off of the spokes? I'd think the paint would chip off the rim before the spokes wouldnt it? I had a set of wheels powdercoated before and I never had them chip and im a woods racer.

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if you are getting blue hubs and want blue nipples, just make sure they match. many times they dont and two different color blues there will look bad.

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