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03-May-2019 01:10 AM (257)
KAF I am trying to buy the same bike/colour but with Gold spoke wheels and have been I can only have black?

KAF
20-Jan-2019 04:12 PM (925)
bjbabove45th When I first saw the gold spokes I also was not a fan. Having had the black spoked wheels on my 800GS Trophy and a black frame also, I can tell you that if you ride off pavement as much as I do the black is always dusty looking. I much prefer my 1200GS silver spokes which don’t show the dirt. A well ridden GS should look well ridden.
19-Jan-2019 03:36 PM (900)
Cricketsman05 Bought one 9 days ago.
18-Jan-2019 07:31 PM (063)
Cricketsman05 This made me walk out to the shop to look at my wheel weights, lol!
18-Jan-2019 03:57 PM (914)
judgedelta If you want to see how well black and gold go together, watch the prelude to the Saints' game on Sunday...
18-Jan-2019 11:24 AM (725)
PerazziMx14
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Originally Posted by JetSpeed View Post
Easiest way to get gold (or any color) wheel weights is to hit them with spray paint before taping them in place.
Options if you prefer static balance = clamp/crimp on spoke weights or wrap 95/5 solder around the spokes.

I hate the look of wheel weights and opt for CounterAct balance beads.
17-Jan-2019 03:48 PM (908)
Harley They come on the 2019 R1250 GSA HP,
At least thatís what I saw them on.
16-Jan-2019 04:28 PM (936)
jjscsix And nobody has updated this thread with what actually came on them. The only GSs that actually come with gold wheels is the white/blue version. I can't remember what the call that version offhand.

16-Jan-2019 03:39 PM (902)
Harley Well everyone has there own opinion on what they like,
Thatís what make us all different.
06-Jan-2019 12:39 PM (777)
Glenfiddich I was at the dealer yesterday picking up a few maintenance supplies. Saw the gold wheels on a new R1250. Just about gagged. Fugly!
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