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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 2:41 pm 
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Etiquette? As in like fashion etiquette? Well, I don't really think there is such a thing for chains. Most of these guys are interested in weight, that's why it's weight weenies so their fashion sense take a back seat to gram counting.

If the gold chain works, then rock that look. Some bikes it looks like a rusty chain, but if the chain is clean then it has an 80s type of look. You could also go with a matching gold necklace too. :)


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 2:45 am 
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I think the only etiquette is you can't be 20 kg overweight and not expect to cop some crap!


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 2:57 am 
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Gold chains work for me if there is something else gold to tie it with - chainring and pulley bolts, skewers, etc. Heck you could have a red or blue chain.....the point being, have a bit of a theme with the bike, not just a hodge podge of random colors and so forth.


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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 10:11 am 
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I had a Gold KMC. I liked the look, but when gold chains are even a bit dirty, they look average.

I'd buy one again just for a change, probably the Wipperman 10SG

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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 1:53 am 
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$5 more than silver. I went gold, again.

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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 2:21 am 
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^ $5 more than silver? I tend to see gold KMC X10SL for $5-10 less than silver on eBay.


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I'm a savvy negotiator.

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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 6:33 am 
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Johnny Rad wrote:
I'm a savvy negotiator.


Isn't it the other way since gold chains cost less than the silver? :D


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 3:58 pm 
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Works well on mine, esp with matching gold chainring bolts

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Too bad your picture is cropped so that we can't see the fuzzy pink dice hanging from the stem.

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