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Old 08-07-08, 06:41 PM   #1
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Should I paint it? Also, Small Tall build thread.

Here is my small tall I am planning on finishing tomorrow. I was wondering whether you think I should paint it or leave it. By the way, I am a guy and it says "Disney Princess" and "Vertical- Vogue Edition."

After typing that, I think I shouldn't paint it. But I would like to hear your input.



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Old 08-07-08, 07:09 PM   #2
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No, should've been a poll thread
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Guess it comes down to your personal preference. I heard not too long ago that pink was becoming a color that guys shouldn't be afraid of, but I still shy away from it. If you like it, then keep it as is. Or, try it out like that for a little bit, and if you don't like the results then paint it. This is the alt bike forum, so I am guessing there will be more votes for keeping it pink since it might add more to portraying you as a guy who truly doesn't care what the world has to say about his custom creation. The furthest I ever went for "shock appeal" was hanging a small stuffed Disney character off of my car's rear bumper until it fell off.
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It takes a real man to wear pink... ...and get away with it
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Old 08-10-08, 02:40 AM   #6
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are you going to pedal on the lower cranks?
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Old 08-10-08, 09:31 AM   #7
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Yeah, everything fits really well. I am considering stacking another one on top in the future and using the middle BB, but for now it is a great fit.

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I never understood the purpose of tall bikes, but I have to admit that it would look cool if you put another frame on top, or maybe 2 more. As for paint, I would paint it if I were doing a build such as this.
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i say don't paint it. the bike is sort of ridiculous already, why bother trying to make it look anything but absurd?
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i say don't paint it. the bike is sort of ridiculous already, why bother trying to make it look anything but absurd?
+1 agreed ridiculous and awesome
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