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    Accent colors for a pearl black frame

    So I'm having my frame powder coated similar to what a surly moonlander looks like. Looking for everyones take on accent colors (grips, cable housings etc.)

    The Accent color would also probably be the color I'm going to paint my fork lowers as well. Just having a tough time coming up with anything besides black and white although those are two very valid choices.

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    Black and Gold is classic.

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    Go stealth...black accents on black.

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    I always like orange. But you wouldn't want to overdo it.
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    If it was me I would go all black or a lime green
    accent. However a couple of my bikes are black
    with red accents, and one has gold accents. One
    thing about black is every color goes with it.

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    Black/blue or black/orange. I've always liked black bikes with white rims
    No moss...

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    I just built a "Chrome Black" Tracer and used all silver bits, and think it looks pretty nice. Understated, but pretty sharp IMHO.

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    ^^^ I bet it looks really nice.

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    A bit of silver never goes out of style :-)

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    Look at the "pearl" effect and pick colors out of that.
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    Ive got 3 black bikes, and theres a few accents go with a black bike thats one of the beauties of black.

    Orange
    Gold
    candy floss pink
    Gunsmoke
    White
    Blue but gunsmokes better
    Green, ano lime or darker

    Note all colours here are in ano.

    My matte black giant reign has a straitline orange stem and seat clamp, ive got orange straitline pedals but it overdoes it a bit so i use straitline flat black ones, the bike looks sweet.

    Ive got an STP with gold accents, looks sweet too.

    Anything looks great with black but dont over do it.

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    Red.

    I did it on my bike. I can actually notice it's faster.

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    My vote is for Black/Gold, super classy if done right!

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