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Old 10-19-10, 07:03 PM   #1
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The Pista, lets do it again....

So I thought about what you guys said and concurred that it was too much celeste going on so I changed it up again....Im was thinking about scoring another saddle (yellow or black) but rather just ride this one out for a while until I wear it out unless someone wants to take it off my hands beforehand.



Its a fantastic ride BTW.
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Old 10-19-10, 07:06 PM   #2
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Can we have a before picture to compare? I can't remember what all changed.
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Get your eyes checked If you think that yellow looks good with that green.

You are missing some cones my friend.
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here it is brother, opinions welcome.

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Get your eyes checked If you think that yellow looks good with that green.

You are missing some cones my friend.
I think it breaks it up and is different but like I said, opinions welcome.
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Old 10-19-10, 07:11 PM   #6
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I like the yellow mabey yellow straps?
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Old 10-19-10, 07:15 PM   #7
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Kudos for getting Krylion Carbon, they're good set of tires.

Also, you might want to move where you place your computer.
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I will be changing the computer....i just hate starring at it in front of me, I rather have it out of sight.....
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I will be changing the computer....i just hate starring at it in front of me, I rather have it out of sight.....
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I would say over either setup pictured a set of all black tires with black bar tape would be a great deal of improvement.

If you only ride the bike on the street which it looks like you do, I recommend conti grand prix 4000. Great tire all around. Last around 3k, I've got about 1.5 on mine.
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Hmmm...that yellow is interesting. I always thought white complemented the celeste nicely, but that's just me.
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I think the tires are a huge improvement. I'd maybe go with a black saddle instead of more yellow. So its a Celeste - Black - Yellow bike instead of Celeste - Yellow - Black. Know what I mean? Part of me wishes the bar tape was black, and instead the yellow was kept to smaller accents, like straps or brake components. I like the yellow with the celeste but in large portions like that bar tape it starts to clash a little.
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Old 10-19-10, 09:17 PM   #13
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i prefer the before... except for that brake lever. It's pretty damn awful.
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Old 10-19-10, 09:41 PM   #14
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I honestly don't think it looks better... but if you like it that's great for you man. Frame is sick.
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Before was fine... Celeste does not go great with yellow... keep it celeste/white/black only pl0x <3
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The bars and the stem have to go. That seat post and seat tube combo are mismatched as well. Not that you can really do anything about it.
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I liked the "before" tire setup much better. I would use the celeste tires, black tape, and a black saddle.
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the thing that that needs most badly is some miles.
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Black bar tape and fixing the brake setup on the bullhorns and you would have been set.
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the thing that that needs most badly is some miles.
This is ss/fg. Where %10 do %90 of the mileage.
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the thing that that needs most badly is some miles.
Aint that the truth....I mostly get to ride on weekends, its a damn shame.
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Hmmm...that yellow is interesting. I always thought white complemented the celeste nicely, but that's just me.
white complements almost any color if u ask me
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Old 10-20-10, 08:23 AM   #23
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you need to stop caring so much about what people here think, it's your bike, looked better before
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looks good

Although, I like the Pista Concepts better than the SUper Pista's.
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there is no such thing as too much celeste!!!

i think it looked great before, the only things i would change would be the seatpost, flip the stem, point the horns a little more down and loose the brake.....but thats just me, its your bike build it how YOU want it
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