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    My new bike wanting to change grip tape color.

    Need some ideas on grip tape brand/color. I'm not sure if I like the white.
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    Agreed that black would be better than white in this case: tape, cable housing, saddle, stem. That could be some $$ to swap out on a bike you just paid a non-trivial amount to purchase. Some would advise you that removing reflector(s) and the plastic disk on the rear wheel are more de-dorkifying than anything else you could do.
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    The first thing you need to do is level the saddle, the next thing ride it. In regards to reflectors, you need to check with your local laws. I had a discussion last week with a deputy in regards to not having any (we were pulled over due a crack down on cyclists - due to a homeless guy getting hit/killed by a local PD unit.).

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    Rule 8 applies. Velominati › The Rules

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    Quote Originally Posted by geezer153 View Post
    Rule 8 applies. Velominati › The Rules
    LOL, first time I've seen the rules, I love them

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    Your taillight would be much more effective if aimed horizontally rather than pointed downward.
    ... 'cuz that's how I roll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geezer153 View Post
    Rule 8 applies. Velominati › The Rules
    You beat me to it.
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    Maybe leave the tape white, but change the headset spacers to black, to match the seatpost.

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    I like the white tape.

    I regularly wash my bicycle so it wouldn't be so hard [for me] to keep the tape clean... I also always wear cycling gloves. Whether you stay with white or try something else you may want to learn to wrap the tape yourself. There are several YouTube videos on how to do that.

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