Ok this build has taken a fair bit of time so far, collecting 8 speed Dura Ace parts, and I think I just got used to seeing the white saddle on it. Although I had it in the kitchen over night with the black Rolls fitted, and by this morning it kinda looked ok. An I think in truth trying to keep the currently spotless white saddle clean would've driven me insane!
So before I got a chance to change my mind again
I whipped it down the LBS to get it cabled up in some grey Dura Ace cables and get some black tape fitted. It's a job I could've done myself, but this way it's finally done and I get to take it for a sp
in on the weekend in the (fingers crossed) forecasted sunshine.
I will have another look at the handlebar tapes next time I'm in there, but I think you'll be seeing the White Rolls in the classifieds shortly.
Cheers for the replies guys.
*2008 Rock Lobster Team Tig SL, MTB.
*1956 Raleigh Superbe 3 Speed
*Mid '80s Dave Hinde SL Lo-Pro/TT.
*Mid '90s Menet SPRL "team bike" Neuron 7410 DA.
And a few project bikes.