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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 11-20-08, 02:53 PM   #1
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What color to powdercoat?

Powdercoating my IRO Angus. Trying to go for the classic look; silver/polished components, riser/flat bars. I have black CXP 22 rims with silver spokes/hubs. Got any color suggestions? Examples would be nice (Cars, motorcycles, bicycles pictures).

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Old 11-20-08, 02:54 PM   #2
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Old 11-20-08, 02:54 PM   #3
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color's the fun part! make it personal. what's your favorite color?
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Old 11-20-08, 02:56 PM   #4
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Do something rad like a champagne, or that wheat color that the kilo (pro?) is coming in now.
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Old 11-20-08, 02:58 PM   #5
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Old 11-20-08, 03:06 PM   #6
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white or black
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Old 11-20-08, 03:07 PM   #7
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color's the fun part! make it personal. what's your favorite color?
I was thinking British Racing Green;

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Old 11-20-08, 03:13 PM   #8
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Personally nothing IS cooler than a matte black bike.
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Old 11-20-08, 03:19 PM   #9
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i think lime green and white would be pretty unique:
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Old 11-20-08, 03:20 PM   #10
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maybe aqua with white components too:
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Old 11-20-08, 03:40 PM   #11
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Old 11-20-08, 04:17 PM   #12
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I would say orange, but I don't want you bitin my steeze.
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Old 11-20-08, 05:00 PM   #14
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Im doing mine mint green with white components Nothing looks slicker than that color combo in my humble opinion. Color is something that you should ultimately decide completely on your own. this is where you get to be unique and differentiate your self from the rest of the SS/Fixed world. Good luck!

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Old 11-20-08, 05:03 PM   #15
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I"m doing the same thing. Play around with photo shop and get some ideas on how it'll actually look. Just get crazy with it and have fun.
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Old 11-20-08, 07:11 PM   #16
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Burgundy is a sophisticated colour for a bike!
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I was thinking British Racing Green;

See, I wouldn't have picked that but I think it would look dope. Do it!
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I want to PC my frame a baby blue / powder blue color. but I dont see that color with the dupont or tiger color charts. anyone know of another powder supplier that has that color?
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I want to PC my frame a baby blue / powder blue color. but I dont see that color with the dupont or tiger color charts. anyone know of another powder supplier that has that color?
Check out olympicpowdercoating.com. They're in Santa Ana, CA, but they have pretty much every color you can think of. I'm sure they take shipments if you don't live in CA.
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looks like the usual dupont color chart.
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