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maddmaxx 09-05-07 05:00 AM

Eurobike and the world of white.
 
White may be the color of 2008 if the European market is an indicator. FSA's Wing Pro aluminum bar, OS-115 stem, XC180 flat bar, XC 282 riser bar, SL280 alloy and SL250 seatposts all will be available in white next year.

Somebody keep DG from seing this!:eek:

Cleave 09-05-07 08:20 AM

Hi,

The rear triangle on my Look KG481SL is white and I have had a few white components over the years (including a rear derailleur) and I don't like white paint on bikes. :p

White looks great on a bicycle when it's clean which is almost never if you actually ride the bike. :rolleyes:

I'd repaint my Look if it was feasible but I guess I'll keep using exorbitant amounts of diluted Simple Green to keep it reasonably clean. ;)

John E 09-05-07 08:41 AM

What goes around comes around.

Capo #2 (1960) is a subdued cream white, with a red head tube and some red on the seat tube.

My son's 1969 Camaro is white with a blue interior, which I think is a great combination.

I have told you guys about my friend who claimed about 35 years ago that "God rides a white Masi."

Trsnrtr 09-05-07 09:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cleave (Post 5212005)
White looks great on a bicycle when it's clean which is almost never if you actually ride the bike. :rolleyes:

I said the same thing in an earlier thread. The white is gorgeous until it gets micro-scratches in the finish and they fill in with grime. I've owned four white bikes and all four were a bear to keep looking nice after the first season (6,000 miles or so).

Digital Gee 09-05-07 10:23 AM

So what bike should I buy next, to replace my white Roubaix? :D

Old School 09-05-07 10:24 AM

You never ride white after Labor Day -- everybody knows that! :)

John E 09-05-07 01:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Old School (Post 5212899)
You never ride white after Labor Day -- everybody knows that! :)

Yet another reason to own more than one bike, I suppose.

stapfam 09-05-07 03:27 PM

Best to get is a Mountain bike- Scratches come with ease but you can't see them because of the Mud.


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