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    Bling... yes, I need it and I need help

    So I've decided to go with GOLD trinkets on my bike and need help with color matching after getting a few parts and they all seem to come in their own shade of gold. The King hedset is the starting point and I want the rest of the bits to match. Stem, seatpost Q/R, lock on grip collars, and although ashamed to admit it, chainring bolts .

    The stems I am considering:
    Hope, RaceFace, Loaded, Chromag, Thomson (with "dress up plate")

    Seat Q/R
    Salsa, Hope, Chromag, Loaded, Mowa

    grip collars
    Prefer ODI grips, but not sure if anyone but ODI make collars that will work with their gips, maybe Spank? They are going on a carbon bar so I want the ones that wrap the bar not the wedge type.

    Any suggestions to help get things close for color?

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    If you get a jersey with a big clock like Flavor flave' and ride with a grill no one would care about a little mismatch of colors :-)
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    It's carbon dontcha know.
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    Paging Dusty and the year 2009.
    Rolling on 29", 650b, 8.3" and 23mm

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    Bling color on smaller parts are cool!
    Overdo it on the shtpost, stem, etc and it's looks like a total poser... :-D
    When trails gets tougher, Just stand up and deliver.

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    FWIW the whole bike is black, hubs, rims, spokes, frame, bars, post, seat, cranks, brakes, fork. Got a good deal on gold king hs, so thought I should add a couple more bits to match.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BBW View Post
    If you get a jersey with a big clock like Flavor flave' and ride with a grill no one would care about a little mismatch of colors :-)
    Ha! I need to try this. My bike looks like I ride it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BikeLust View Post
    FWIW the whole bike is black, hubs, rims, spokes, frame, bars, post, seat, cranks, brakes, fork. Got a good deal on gold king hs, so thought I should add a couple more bits to match.
    If gold is your thing, Probably a little bit on the following bits and pieces would be nice;
    headset, seatpost collar, bottom bracket, alloy grip end, and or your brake caliper like the magura marta or something...
    When trails gets tougher, Just stand up and deliver.

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    GAME ON!
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    even other gold king parts may be a different shade of gold. i wouldn't worry too much about it.
    RIP Adam Yauch

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    subtle but sweet

    The understated look... but also pretty awesome!

    DT's dream bike ;)

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