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Old 03-12-09, 02:12 PM   #1
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Whats the deal with white bikes lately?

They're hard to keep clean!

This phenomenon is not just for mass produced track bikes, mountain bikes, jump bikes, bmx bikes have also caught the virus.


pictures to come when i figure out how to use the internet =(

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Old 03-12-09, 02:18 PM   #2
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welcome to 2006... this has been going on for quite awhile.
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Old 03-12-09, 02:28 PM   #3
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Because they rule! I used to really dislike white bikes, but I have changed. If given the chance my next bike would be an Alien flat white frame.
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Old 03-12-09, 02:35 PM   #4
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I saw a set of Tektro road brakes in white the other day. If only Campy Skeletons came in gloss white.

DO WANT.
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Old 03-12-09, 02:41 PM   #5
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My road bike is white. It looks hot when it is clean and it like it gets ridden when it is dirty.
I see no problem.
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Old 03-12-09, 02:46 PM   #6
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Now my white bar tape is much more of a hassle to keep white than my bike or saddle.
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Old 03-12-09, 03:11 PM   #7
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white bikes?
that was a couple years ago...
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Old 03-12-09, 03:21 PM   #8
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I dunno, the only white bike I've ever owned was a Pugeot from the 70s that I found on the street
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Old 03-12-09, 03:34 PM   #9
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I dunno, the only white bike I've ever owned was a Pugeot from the 70s that I found on the street
are you sure it wasnt a ghost bike?
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Old 03-12-09, 03:35 PM   #10
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always someone *****ing about something.....omg tons of white bikes ..who really cares?
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Old 03-12-09, 03:59 PM   #11
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are you sure it wasnt a ghost bike?
"wow, free bike! i wonder why it's painted all white? huh, they even painted the tires and the chain.. oh well, little elbow grease and WD-40 oughta fix that"
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Old 03-12-09, 04:00 PM   #12
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Because they rule! I used to really dislike white bikes, but I have changed. If given the chance my next bike would be an Alien flat white frame.
Like this?:


This pic doesn't do justice on how nasty my bike was after that ride
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Old 03-12-09, 04:04 PM   #13
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Old 03-12-09, 04:07 PM   #14
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"wow, free bike! i wonder why it's painted all white? huh, they even painted the tires and the chain.. oh well, little elbow grease and WD-40 oughta fix that"
Hmmm, if only the tires, seat, chain, pedals, etc weren't black.

Pretty much this bike:
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Like this?:


This pic doesn't do justice on how nasty my bike was after that ride

Very nice!
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I own two white bikes...

I keep it squeaky clean.


I keep it so dirty my mechanic constantly complains and *****es at me.

Those white Aeroheads on the Concept aren't on there anymore BTW, replaced my Open Pro CD's.
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Old 03-12-09, 04:42 PM   #20
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The deal is that they rule.

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That Ciocc is hot ****ing titties...
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Old 03-12-09, 05:20 PM   #22
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My flat white affinity is a B!TCH to keep clean. Since the salt is mostly gone off the road I don't have to clean it everyday. Now I'm just letting it get duuurty for awhile.
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The deal is that they rule.



I think she's anorexic.
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Old 03-12-09, 09:01 PM   #24
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The deal is that they rule.

They rule when they have a chain and you can actually ride them.
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white bikes are awesome.

mine's semi reflective.
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