Surprisingly light Gold color when removed from Package. Solid Gold color when viewed outdoors. The installation was done by PITService, a mass retailer.
The first impression after putting it on is that the push and pull is different. I was particularly surprised at how easy it was to pull backward. The driving sensation is that if you turn the Axel, it arrives the moment you turn it. It may be good to buy it for the purpose of rust prevention since it is treated with Plating.
I don't know how it is after the initial stretch, but it is much more straightforward in terms of operation.