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    Be more like Muir hillyman's Avatar
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    Best Color For A Bike

    Whats your favorite color for a frame?
    The mountains are callung and I must go

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    Be more like Muir hillyman's Avatar
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    I wanted to make this a poll but I goofed :confused:
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    A Heart Needs a Home Rich Clark's Avatar
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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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    Plays well with others. greg360's Avatar
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    Originally posted by Rich Clark
    ...Everyone knows red is the fastest color...
    RichC
    Waaaait a minute. Isn't that color more likely to get you pulled over for a speeding ticket?
    "We want to make good time, but for us now this is measured with emphasis on 'good' rather than 'time' and when you make that shift in emphasis the whole approach changes."
    Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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    British Racing Green.
    Taking photos of your lovely planet...

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    Navy or Red, but not both on the same bike, that wouldn't look as good.
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    I personally like black/*** metal or silver/chrome.

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    riding a Pinarello Prince orguasch's Avatar
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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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    I ride a REAL Schwinn!
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    Anything that isn't polished chrome.

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    Black (easy to touch up).

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    Look Ma, NO hands!
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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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    I prefer the "industrial look" so it's metallic colours and carbon/graphite for me.
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    Are we having fun yet? Prosody's Avatar
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    My first road bike was purple: still my favorite color.
    You're east of East St. Louis
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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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    what about natural? Don't you like it bare...

    Aluminum
    Titanium
    Carbon

    I like black and silver...

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    Senior Member Inoplanetyanin's Avatar
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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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    Polished Aluminum!!! No colour, is the best colour!

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    Black and blue...to match the bruises of course.
    Some people are like Slinkies . . . not really good for anything, but
    you still can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.

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    Maybe I should update my colour to Brown, since my bike is always covered in Mud!!

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    Originally posted by Rich Clark
    Doesn't matter. Everyone knows red is the fastest color. I don't have a red bike, which is why I'm so slow.

    RichC
    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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