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post #1 of 42 (permalink) Old 06-22-2019, 10:46 PM Thread Starter
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Put black wheels on my white ss

Put black wheels from eBay, off a new s, on my white s. I like a bit more subdued look than the red wheels on white. And a pwr socket. Living the new bike.
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post #2 of 42 (permalink) Old 06-22-2019, 10:48 PM Thread Starter
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And after taking the picture noticed the two signs in the background 😂 chiropractor and hearing tests..... I find the SS comfy and pretty quiet but many aren't....
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post #4 of 42 (permalink) Old 06-22-2019, 11:08 PM
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Adrian, you did good. Finally a White SS that I like.

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Looks good, replacing the orange wheels was a big step

Now to get rid of the red frame.......
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I think the red frame is what makes it looks nice. The red wheels are nice too but I think cleaning them will be a pain. When I had the hi viz wheel on my FZ07, that was a lot of scrubbing and even after the sweat and hard work, it was still not satisfactory.
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Of all the products out there for cleaning I still find a drop or two of paraffin on a cloth works best.
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Looks good, replacing the orange wheels was a big step

Now to get rid of the red frame.......
Boy, you're no fun at all! Be aware that the white/red combination was most assuredly the choice of Ducati designers.
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We may not be any fun, but we know what looks best on a motorcycle. And red wheels on a white bike isn't it!

The red frame, I could take it or leave it. It does look a little out of place. Maybe if there was DUCATI in red, about 3 inches in height, would make their red frame "work". Somebody good at photoshop? Please? And/or, photoshop the red frame black, pretty please?

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post #10 of 42 (permalink) Old 06-23-2019, 09:24 AM
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Now that's what the white bike should of looked like. I would personally add some proper matching wheel rim tape. Something classy to break up the dark color rims. Otherwise it looks good.
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