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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:32 am 
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I am going to have these forks repainted as soon as I receive some stencil masks from Mr Dekerf. I had thought just boring black but maybe I should be more adventurous...what do you think? Also, at 450 A2C these are 10mm longer than they should be...do they look too long to you?

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Black is good. they do look to long :oops: Perhaps wont notice when black?


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:42 am 
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Use a narrower tire to get the front down :D
It's looking good to me. Wouldn't go black myself, but it's a safe choice. I would choose something colourful (yellow, orange, green....). Anything bright really.


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Black is always good for a failsafe.
What about red to go with the hubs? (metallic).

They look a tad high, but what does it ride like? And also the pic is on a slight gradient.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:37 am 
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Thanks chaps...the angle of the picture may be a little misleading.
I have just measured up against my DK and all the angles look indentical :?
I haven't ridden it yet...think I will put it all together before painting the fork.

I def. do not want red though...I would rather change the hubs and have a colourful fork...but black is probably okay


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White, to go with the decals


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:54 am 
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I always like yellow or brown with Ti. :shock:


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:30 pm 
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Black forks, the angle matches the other corner, the seatpost, so it should be black.
White =DK= of the decal to match the Merlin decals.
Red dekerf to match the seatpost decal and the hubs to add a little colour accent.

Fork length looks just fine, it's the pavement that isn't.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:39 pm 
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Hot pink.
Throw a proper nod to retro in there...


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:40 pm 
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Yup...black is probably it. The only 'decal' on the fork will be the stainless steel top cap =dk=

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