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Old 06-01-03, 06:45 AM   #1
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Best Color For A Bike

Whats your favorite color for a frame?
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Old 06-01-03, 06:53 AM   #2
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I wanted to make this a poll but I goofed :confused:
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Old 06-01-03, 08:15 AM   #3
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Doesn't matter. Everyone knows red is the fastest color. I don't have a red bike, which is why I'm so slow.

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Old 06-01-03, 08:55 AM   #4
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...Everyone knows red is the fastest color...
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Waaaait a minute. Isn't that color more likely to get you pulled over for a speeding ticket?
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Old 06-01-03, 09:27 AM   #5
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British Racing Green.
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Old 06-01-03, 09:32 AM   #6
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Navy or Red, but not both on the same bike, that wouldn't look as good.
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Old 06-01-03, 10:01 AM   #7
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I personally like black/gun metal or silver/chrome.
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Old 06-01-03, 10:09 AM   #8
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I like red to, my bike has a streak of red, but I ain't fast
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Nothing shiny. Anotized black for me now
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Old 06-01-03, 10:44 AM   #10
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Anything that isn't polished chrome.

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Old 06-01-03, 10:51 AM   #11
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Black (easy to touch up).
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Old 06-01-03, 01:05 PM   #12
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Any color, except BLACK, I hate those dark, subdued colors. In my eyes this years crop of production bikes are UGLY!:thumbdn:
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Old 06-01-03, 01:25 PM   #13
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I prefer the "industrial look" so it's metallic colours and carbon/graphite for me.
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Old 06-01-03, 03:58 PM   #14
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My first road bike was purple: still my favorite color.
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Old 06-01-03, 04:27 PM   #15
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Scuba Yellow, Anno green that the Santa Cruz Blur is, as a second choice.
But basic elegant black, speaks to me as well.
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Orange all the way.
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Daark, deep forest green.
My first bike was green too, so I have this idea that a real bicycle should be green. Oh yeah and
bicycle that I rode at 4 years old - was also green.

Tomorrow I will paint my ugly grey Schwiin in a color, you guessed - GREEN.

Oh yeah, green bike is pretty invisible laying in the grass if rangers are looking for you from the helicopter somewhere in Denali National Park...
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Old 06-01-03, 07:48 PM   #18
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what about natural? Don't you like it bare...

Aluminum
Titanium
Carbon

I like black and silver...
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I, personally don't like such colors because they remind me of "NEW BIKES"... while I like classic old, traditional touring bicycles...

IMHO.
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Old 06-01-03, 07:52 PM   #20
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Polished Aluminum!!! No colour, is the best colour!

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Old 06-01-03, 07:55 PM   #21
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Black and blue...to match the bruises of course.
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Maybe I should update my colour to Brown, since my bike is always covered in Mud!!

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Old 06-01-03, 08:25 PM   #23
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Doesn't matter. Everyone knows red is the fastest color. I don't have a red bike, which is why I'm so slow.

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Two of my bikes are solid red, and I'm still slow. :confused:


One is black, one is blue/green and white and one is gold.

My favorite color is celeste, on a Bianchi of course.
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If one is not satisfyed with the current color, he/she can purchase a color lenses glasses

blue, yellow, PINK
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Black! why? simple, its elegant.
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