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    I need more cowbell. Digital Gee's Avatar
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    Post your WHITE BIKE pics!

    All this talk about white bikes suggests to me that we need a thread where the owners of these fine machines can post pictures of them. So let's see 'em!

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    First a quote from another thread...""What are those things on the front? Toilet paper holders?

    No, Handi-Wipes! With a white bike, you have to clean it every 27 minutes if you aren't riding, every 8 minutes if you are... ""

    That is why I don't have any white bikes and can not post any pics.
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    Does this qualify as having enought white?

    "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Einstein

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    I'll contribute, my '91 Bianchi. It was set at the curb for garbage collection...maybe that owner didn't like white bikes either? I have it on the trainer now for those rainy days but soon it will be my winter ride.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hermes View Post
    Does this qualify as having enought white?

    OMG.........do you really own an Orca. You are way out of my rent catagory.

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    My only white bike was a well used Peugeot U08 that I bought in 1972 at UCSB. This is similar. It disappeared in Hawaii in 1978


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    He he he
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    "Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen." Louis L'Amour

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    Hey TB, you have no handling problems with an effectively short stem?
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    Lovely shade of white Tom.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaiKaiTai View Post
    Hey TB, you have no handling problems with an effectively short stem?
    How much "handling" do you think is needed on a rail trail? If a train could handle a particular curve, then it isn't too difficult for a bicycle. Any bicycle.
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    The thoughts and opinions expressed by this poster are his own and should not be misconstrued as gospel. They are and were not meant to inflame, enrage or otherwise tick anyone off, usually.
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    Is it OK if my bike is just half-white?

    It reminds me of a classic Star Trek episode long, long ago....


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Bombadil View Post
    How much "handling" do you think is needed on a rail trail? If a train could handle a particular curve, then it isn't too difficult for a bicycle. Any bicycle.
    Why the hate, bro?

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    A few I've flipped and/or helped friends acquire. Many have gone to commuters.
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    The white paint held up better than the red on the head tube, which I am stripping and replacing.
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    Here's my '72 PX-10.


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    OK, Hermes wins. That is one top-notch bike. But you've got to remember, this is also Hermes:

    http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u...r/PICT0533.jpg

    Anyone who wears shoes like that deserves a top-flight bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Weak Link View Post
    Why the hate, bro?
    There was no hate. I was laughing as I typed "How much handling do you think is needed on a rail trail." I almost never take a turn at any speed. I ride across our subdivision to get to the trail, but every turn is at a stop sign. I honestly can't remember the last time I took a turn at as much as 10 mph.

    Of course, if I had a white bike, even if nothing else was changed, it would be faster and have better handling.

    The pic of my Trek was outdated the date after I took it. I lowered the adjustable stem one notch (10 degrees) and moved the bar ends forward a couple of inches. The side angle of that picture makes it look like the handlebars are higher than they are ... they are sitting, naturally, at the base of the black bar ends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kerlenbach@cfl. View Post
    OK, Hermes wins. That is one top-notch bike. But you've got to remember, this is also Hermes:

    http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u...r/PICT0533.jpg

    Anyone who wears shoes like that deserves a top-flight bike.
    Slight correction...it is my wife's bike. I have a Trek Madone. Here is my Madone with my other vehicle which is white.

    "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Einstein

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    White sure is hard to keep clean...

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    In protest of this thread, I just removed the white bar tape from my bike and replaced it with tan/natural cork.


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