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  • Black

    10 21.28%
  • White

    3 6.38%
  • Red

    9 19.15%
  • Light Blue

    1 2.13%
  • Orange

    8 17.02%
  • Silver

    2 4.26%
  • Green

    2 4.26%
  • Navy

    3 6.38%
  • Pink

    1 2.13%
  • Other

    8 17.02%
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    I need more cowbell. Digital Gee's Avatar
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    Hope this works; it's my first poll.
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    I need more cowbell. Digital Gee's Avatar
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    I knew I'd screw it up somehow. I forgot YELLOW!

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    I've really struggled deciding if I had the chance would I choose between and a candy apple red or a bright yellow bike. I just don't know which way I'd go. And then I saw a "Tequila Sunrise" paint job that had both colors in it--about 1/2 the frame was each color with a faded transition where the two colors meet--and it really looked great!!! Bingo!!!!

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    GAry.........darn, you forgot Seafoam Blue.
    ..... "I renewed my youth, to outward appearance, by mounting a bicycle for the first time." Mark Twain, Speeches
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    Gloss black is the easiest to touch up . . . *pssttt* with a can of gloss black paint and it looks like new.

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    An auto body guy once told me that there is only 1 shade of black. Easiest color to match... My favorite color scheme is that orange/black Orbea one. Pretty sexy!

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    I have a yellow Rockhopper, Gary. I'm not upset that you left yellow out of the line-up. After riding it a while, I feel like I'm riding on a giant banana. I won't buy yellow again. If I could get the Specialized Rockhopper decals, I'd paint it another color.
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    So… where's the celeste?

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    I'd love to own an orange bike like this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KeithA


    I'd love to own an orange bike like this.
    Gorgeous bike.....any details you can tell us about it? On my monitor is looks closer to gold.
    ..... "I renewed my youth, to outward appearance, by mounting a bicycle for the first time." Mark Twain, Speeches
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    MUD colour- that means that I have have a good enough ride to enjoy it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KeithA


    I'd love to own an orange bike like this.
    That's not orange. This is orange
    Last edited by Trekke; 11-25-07 at 06:54 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trekke
    That's not orange. This is orange
    Nahhh.... THIS is orange!
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    Only one I might choose on color alone would be nude carbon. I doubt it though. It's all about the ride unless it's hot pink or polka dotted or something wacky.

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    If you were to choose a bike based on color alone, what color would it be?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wil Davis
    So… where's the celeste?

    - Wil
    Yeah! Celeste #217. Bianchi's rule!
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    Since I ride classics (Capos) and classic wannabes (Peugeot UO-8), to me, the best color for any given bike is essentially its original color.
    "Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
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    I recently repainted my old Cannondale and I painted it orange.





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    Quote Originally Posted by GrannyGear
    Gorgeous bike.....any details you can tell us about it? On my monitor is looks closer to gold.
    It might not be true orange, but it sure is a beaut.

    As for details, it's made by a custon builder, Steve Rex of Rex Cycles. His shop is only about 15 miles from me and he builds steel or titanium. It's one of the pictures at his site. I've been sorely tempted to order one of his bikes - a special steel/Campy bike, but, as yet, can't pull the trigger. My wife has told me that I can get a new bike this year, but it gets awfully expensive going the custom route...over $4000 for the bike I'd want. It may come down to the Roubaix Expert, which my local bike shop sells for around $2000 at Christmas time. Then, I'd be on the lookout for a used steel to satisfy my steel cravings. I figure I could have both for about 60% the price of the Rex alone.

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    Promise her a life-time of smiling garbage taking out and no covers stealing......and then push for the Rex.
    ..... "I renewed my youth, to outward appearance, by mounting a bicycle for the first time." Mark Twain, Speeches
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    Well, lets see. I'm partial to black and to red bikes. My favorite bikes today are my white-to-gray fade road bike and my shadeshifter colored tandem. If I were to buy a bike today based on color alone, it'd be celest with Campy carbon stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrannyGear
    Promise her a life-time of smiling garbage taking out and no covers stealing......and then push for the Rex.
    Key word "Promise". After I got the bike, I, of course, would never lower myself to doing any household duties. So, at most, two or three weeks of taking out the trash before the bike arrived.

    Hey, for fun, I'm going to call her over for a response...oh, honey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lookinUp
    Nahhh.... THIS is orange!
    You just had to do it, didn't you!! Man, I love that color combination... Honey, let's go upstairs.

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