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 Post subject: Saddle / Bar tape colour
PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:48 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
I have a resprayed frame arriving soon (colour: Bob Jackson Blue Odd 3), with chrome lugs, forks and rear end. The decals are grey, as are the cables. It's a late 90s job, and I have brand new Turbo saddles in black and white. Components are late 90's / early 00's.

Normally, I would go white saddle and white bar tape, but the (Shimano) hoods are black, and I don't know if it will look awful.

Anyone have opinion/thought/experience of white tape and vintage black hoods?

Thx


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:26 pm 
Old School Hero
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I think it will look great.

Here's my Eddy Merckx with the black hoods/white tape combo:

ImageIMG_20190327_130656150 by cromoman, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:41 pm 
Gold Trader
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My caygill has black (at least, very dark) saddle, white tape, black hoods


Pics here: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=171725&start=10


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:52 pm 
rBoTM Winner
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one of my old bikes in a metallic blue with white and white.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:44 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Thanks to all - both of those bikes look great. The white saddle it is. Now to find some suitable white tape!


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:10 am 
rBoTM Winner
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White, white & white........ but they are a bugger to clean!


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