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      09-27-2009, 08:52 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by darkalley View Post
matt colors are the most retarded option in the world. I am assuming you have never seen a matt color outside an autoshow? Bugs, roadgrim and finger prints just jump off matt colors. You can see the imperfections from 20 feet. And how about longterm reliability? i have seen a lamborghini with a matt finish with a thousand miles on it and it looked 5 years old. neat showcar option but nothing more.
I wouldn't doubt this to be true but it still looks awesome.

The only OEM matte finish I've had any experience with is on a honda 919. The tank came in a matte black and IIRC a matte gray. I do know on that particular bike honda had a warning to not wax it.