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    ugliest color for a bike?

    my bike is a bright shiney red, i don't like the attention it gets and want to repaint it a really fugly color,suggestions??

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    Ate-a-pile-of-strained-peas-baby-****-green/brown.

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    For best results, take a pile of said baby **** to your local Home Depot and have them use their colour-matching machine to replicate the colour.

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    I think a classic British racing green would work well, really nice for people who like it and the average bike theif would prolly walk straight past thinking it's an old POS..

    Really subtle, but not an eye sore, you don't wanna attract any attention good or bad (from the sound of it)!

    Also worth noting I heard insurance is higher on cars this colour in some parts due to people just not seeing them, as opposed to a big white van!

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    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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    but srsly, you should go with "raw". have all the paint sandblasted off (at an auto paint place), then clearcoated.
    it'll look pretty cool; the welds will look nuts.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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    i actually like red..

    but yeah raw+clearcoated would be awesome.

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    beige.

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    why not just black? subtle and sexy.

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    baby poo brown like surly steem roller

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    pearl and neon green are quite ugly together
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    I have a brown frame (SE Lager).

    Some people think it's ugly, but strangely, it gets compliments from the ladies. Or are they patronizing me? And if they patronize me, what else are they willing to do to me?

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    ...'07 Bianchi Gang Green....
    Luke

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    paint it clear and no one will be able to see it.
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    foreskin pink

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    For a guys bike, pink. For a girls bike, anything other than pink

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    just sand down the frame and clear coat it. Most people would think it's old and rusty looking and on the other hand, bike guys would be stoked on it. I'm thinking of doing that to my 80's Trek.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LukeAndrews View Post
    ...'07 Bianchi Gang Green....
    i happen to be very fond of that color... it gets lots of compliments from people around town

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    2 girls 1 cup color.
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    the steamroller is maroon but i think its more like dark chocolate in the right light

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    j/k about the steamroller, but I'm not kidding about this one.

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    neon pink, or sticker it, or pick one colour from the bike above
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    yes, the bike just above is hideous...i have seen those london guys rocking a lot of neon...that seems to work when you have all the same intensities of color
    i would love to have my bike powdercoated someday...like the mint green of the bareknuckle

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    those neon bikes were built (3 of them) at the same time, i believe as a special project.


    gang green is pretty bleh, but actually is quite nice i think.

    don't see beige too often, but somethign like this? hahah

    i'll coast when i'm dead

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    maybe a dark blue, not quite navy but close...i am not following the thread anymore just thinking of colors to paint my bike...dark blue it is...with yellow tires

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