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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:41 pm 
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bombertodd wrote:
If only Shimano or Jagwire would come out with some fluo yellow brake and shifter housing.


Now that is a good idea! :beerchug:

Also, has anyone found a solution to the Jagwire rubber housing sleeves? They are pretty expensive for just a few, seems overpriced to me. I think I recall someone heat-shrinking something over their housing?

Okay, got it...drivers in cars don't see a neon jersey as well as a I did on my bicycle. I seem to instantly pick up on neon, guess it is the rate of speed.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:49 pm 
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Blame the fact that many bike parts are produced in Italy and that Italians often like very flashy, over-the-top products that often emphasize quick eye draw over performance and timelessness. Compare Lamborghini with Porsche, for example.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:13 am 
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KWalker wrote:
Blame the fact that many bike parts are produced in Italy and that Italians often like very flashy, over-the-top products that often emphasize quick eye draw over performance and timelessness. Compare Lamborghini with Porsche, for example.


That's a pretty inane comment.


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