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Just looking for opinions... whats yours on rim tape?
 

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On my bikes in the past, I have always polished the wheel lip.
I think it sets it off and looks really good, I just can't bring myself to do it on the RC.

I would say yes. I know there are guys that are adamant about NO wheel tape.
It's your bike. Do what you want.
 

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That looks good Adam, i dont think i could do that either... Unless i had some donor wheels:rolleyes:

I know the RC purist's will poopoo the idea of rim tape, and Honestly i have never been a fan. Always thought it looked squiddish, but i have seen some classy examples on the RC and other bikes.

Just checking the temp here on the forum.
 

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looks fine when done right, one of the best cheap cosmetic mods IMO

i.e. Extrapolator's 04 nicky looks good with the white
 

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For safety purposes I like using the reflective tape but only on the OEM wheels, I can't bring myself to tape up the RK's I have now or any other premium aftermarket wheels...
 

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Just saw this on the bay
I'm liking it. Don't know that I would, but very cool, non the less.
:eek: That wheel is beautiful! If i had those i wouldn't need rim tape:D
 

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You should add rim tape. Increases power.
 

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Oh yeah, true, plus rim tape makes your rims a lot stronger.
Totes magoats. Forgot about that benefit. Adds power and increases strength. Also attracts more fanny. Which is imperative.
 

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If done right, i think it looks pretty good. Try it out. you can always peel it right back off. Just be careful, over a long time the adhesive can peel wheel paint off. My CBR had rim tape and it pulled a lot of the aged paint right up.
 

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I agree with most people here, if it is tastefully done, then I think it looks fine. Not sure why, but I think it makes the bikes look newer for some reason.
 

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I've got red on mine, I think rock's is the coolest, the white segmented kind, looks awesome. I also just put some on my wife's Ninja 250, really sets it off I think.

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