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Do you need your accessories to match?

I’ve always been a fan of matching accessories on a bicycle. Take this photo for example. Fenders, racks, pedals, and chain guard pretty much match everything else on the bike.
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But when I see this, I immediately think that I might worry too much about leaving a beautiful machine at a bike rack at the office where I can’t see it for hours at a time.
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My old Redline commuter bike was unassuming, it had a grey/black color scheme and I even uglified it just to deter thieves from trying to take it. So I’m curious to know what are you thoughts, do you dress up your bike to look as good as this specimen, or do you dumb it down to detract attention from it. Or perhaps you have a bike like this and you consider it your “going out” bike. Something you use when you’re out getting coffee or grabbing a bite to eat at the local sandwich shop where you could still keep your eyes on it.

Day6 Dream Accessories

Reader, Gabriel Tinnaro just found a website that has actual pictures of the Day 6 Dream adorned with racks and fenders. Check em’ out, this gives you more of a reason to enter the contest

Racks-photos courtesy of BicycleMan.com


Fenders

You can find all sorts of information on accessories, including an electric motor for the Day6 Dream at BicycleMan.com