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Old 02-18-11, 05:52 PM   #1
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My new favourite Bike Friday Tikit colour!



I passed through Eugene OR on my way home this week. Got to check out the Bike Friday showroom... This yellow Tikit jumped out of the pile of cool folding bikes like lightning. I love the colour...

I think the same colour on a 20" Bike Friday might be too much for me, but on the smaller Tikit it's just the right amount of attitude [for me!]...
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Old 02-18-11, 10:47 PM   #2
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+1 my favourite colour too
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Crazy thing is I just had my old Tikit repainted and I didn't realize this yellow was so rocking....*sigh*...so many cool colours so few folding bikes...
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These wood fenders are definitely my favourite Bike Friday accessory. Expensive for sure, but the first wooden fenders I've seen and would [pun intended] actually use...

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I love the yellow! So bright and sunny! Although if I could get a Tikit, I think it would be orange.

What colour are you getting your Tikit painted?
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More yellow love here... a real conversation starter when I ride with groups..

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More yellow love here... a real conversation starter when I ride with groups..

Love it -nice build...

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I love the yellow! So bright and sunny! Although if I could get a Tikit, I think it would be orange.

What colour are you getting your Tikit painted?
Can't say yet - waiting for my new Tikit PR rack to be done so I can have a grand unveiling of the new/old Tikit...
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It's not fair to tease us like that, but OK.
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It's not fair to tease us like that, but OK.
It's not yellow, red or wasabi green!
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It's not yellow, red or wasabi green!
Hmmm.....And you already have an orange tikit, your old one was black or blue. I doubt you'd go for stock colour.... Not yellow, red or wasabi green.... Doubt it's pink...

I say white or one of the brand new colours. Am I close?
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Hmmm.....And you already have an orange tikit, your old one was black or blue. I doubt you'd go for stock colour.... Not yellow, red or wasabi green.... Doubt it's pink...

I say white or one of the brand new colours. Am I close?
Your not not close...



Perhaps I should have gone two tone, but I wanted to keep repainting costs down - especially as this was not req'd and was strictly a vanity move.

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Ooooohhhh.... I'm good, if I may say so myself.

It's very pretty, good choices.

I can feel folderitis kicking in... I want a tikit!
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That's not my Tikit...mine won't be revealed until I get my CETMA PR rack for it...probably a week or two out...I'm just throwing up some of the Bike Friday porn I collected on my recent visit.
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I think Vik is getting the power rasberry color. My favorite BF color is the Merlot II shade, but the price premium for that color was a little too high for me.
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Maybe my next Tikit I'll have to ask Bike Friday if they paint each tube a separate colour so I rock a rainbow pallet of folding bike goodness...
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and then there's basic black, which is always timeless.
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I still like the orange.
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Orange is pretty sweet indeed!...
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Now that is bike porn
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I like that yellow A LOT! But I think it might clash with my lime green safety jacket.

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That's not my Tikit...mine won't be revealed until I get my CETMA PR rack for it...probably a week or two out...I'm just throwing up some of the Bike Friday porn I collected on my recent visit.
Vik, I happen to know what color your Tikit is...your front rack will match perfectly!
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Vik, I happen to know what color your Tikit is...your front rack will match perfectly!
Sweet!....
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