Originally Posted by bairdco
the easiest way to paint the rims only, is to tape the nipples (or straws should work, good idea!) take off the tires, then put the rim on your bike, tape off the forks, spin the wheel really fast and hold the can in one place, and paint the rim as it spins.
OMFG that's brilliant! If I hadn't needed to relace anyway I'd be pissed that I hadn't thought of that before I painted my rims lol