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ModeratedUser17082018 01-04-18 12:38 AM

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My white bike - a 1997 Trek 730 MultiTrack. Bought it to be my beater bike, but after some cleaning, lubing and adjusting - and customizing - it's become my favorite ride. It's a clean machine.

RobbieTunes 01-04-18 06:18 AM


Originally Posted by AZORCH (Post 20088743)
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4129/5...06bb6479_o.jpg
The one and only CF frame I've ever owned.

Aegis?

rccardr 01-04-18 07:53 AM

A few tidy whities:
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...htsidedoor.jpg
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...psf91abb13.jpg
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...psc4ukzofx.jpg
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...erightside.jpg
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...psj5i7uyyd.jpg
Robbie and IAB should remember this one. We spent a long weekend together in Wisconsin in July 2014:
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps76b4ae65.jpg
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...psbdc68bd3.jpg
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...htsidedoor.jpg


And, of course, Schwinnderella:
http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...pshu5jd1zp.jpg

jimmuller 01-04-18 08:04 AM


Originally Posted by noglider (Post 20088149)
Is that like running out of integers?

No. Color is a continuous property. Integers are not continuous, merely infinite in number.


Originally Posted by Chombi1 (Post 20088392)
Huh!,..... Where the heck are all the Peugeots??!

We have a few already but most are white with black lugs. We need more with white lugs:

http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics...6/AtTheTop.jpg

FWIW, it is now snowing. All the bikes are snug in their beds with visions of sugarplums in their headsets.

repechage 01-04-18 08:59 AM


Originally Posted by Andy_K (Post 20088248)
I'm looking forward to periwinkle-with-just-a-hint-of-chartreuse bike month.

But for now, here's my white-with-rust-highlights 1973 Nishiki Olympic.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8576/...c564e2b8_b.jpg

My winter project is to rebuild this as a 1x6 with a flat bar and a bunch of components I've collected over multiple cullings from the Box O' Crap. My stretch goal is to clean up the rust and touch up the paint. If I like the way it rides I might even get it powder coated and re-decaled.

Reminds me of assembling these at the bike shop I worked for long ago. Not a bad fixed gear choice. Esge kickstands for them were cut at 285 line, most European bikes at 265. Reason was the Japanese did not want pedal strike lawsuits.

Pompiere 01-04-18 09:24 AM

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Originally Posted by Lazyass (Post 20088343)
This will be the least desirable bike in this thread, but I bought it brand new 21 years ago for $1200 and it's probably the best fitting ride I've ever had. 17lbs with a 6400 group.

Challenge accepted! $5 Huffy Techtra. With Paselas, it doesn't ride horribly, although it's too small. Weight isn't an issue here in the flat lands.

oddjob2 01-04-18 10:18 AM

Neglected by me for 4 years, paid $35, refurbished last month, but not dialed in. The new Ergo grips are very comfortable on flat bar MTBs.

https://DL.dropbox.com/s/yta944y16pl...0MTB.jpeg?dl=0

2cam16 01-04-18 10:34 AM

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4462/...30847c0f_b.jpgIMG_2861 by 2cam16, on Flickr

76SLT 01-04-18 01:18 PM

My white Crescent Competition 318https://i.imgur.com/xU4aYsQ.jpg

non-fixie 01-04-18 03:07 PM


Originally Posted by AZORCH (Post 20088743)
https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4083/5...a1cd69ae_b.jpg
Neat Mercier that I sort of wish I still had around.

I can see why. Wonderful classic "colorway".

non-fixie 01-04-18 03:11 PM

Found another white one, and not even a Raleigh. My Atala Clunker 100 Challenge contender from a few years back:

https://myalbum.com/photo/k9rp64CKR9PR/1k0.jpg

RobbieTunes 01-04-18 04:52 PM


Originally Posted by rccardr (Post 20089351)

Robbie and IAB should remember this one. We spent a long weekend together in Wisconsin in July 2014:

http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/y...ps76b4ae65.jpg

Oh, yeah. Miles on paths, hill and dale. In fact, Hollandale. Was my vote for Best in Show at Bartali.

2cam16 01-04-18 05:50 PM

I forgot about my Mercier frame. A wall art for me.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4739/...865751df_b.jpgIMG_9616 by 2cam16, on Flickr

gomango 01-04-18 05:52 PM

I can see why you like it.

It's gorgeous.


Originally Posted by Roger M (Post 20088901)


jimmuller 01-04-18 05:53 PM

Did that title say white-bike month or white bike-month?

http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics/White.jpg

jamesdak 01-04-18 06:16 PM

Not sure if these count but they are mostly white.

1989 Giordana Antares:

http://www.pbase.com/jhuddle/image/165104779.jpg

And the newly built up 1989 Centurion Ironman Expert:

http://www.pbase.com/jhuddle/image/166799408.jpg

CO_Hoya 01-04-18 06:33 PM


Originally Posted by non-fixie (Post 20088597)
For some reason all my white bikes seem to be Raleighs.

Here's one that I passed along to a co-worker years ago, a Raleigh Grand Sports with mustache bars:
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1681/2...1cb79eaa_c.jpg

Guess it's actually white and blue.

PilotFishBob 01-04-18 07:48 PM

Speaking of Grand Sports...
https://s6.postimg.org/dmmcmkx29/GS_-_Drive_SIde_SM.jpg

Charliekeet 01-04-18 09:07 PM

About a foot of white outside right now...
 
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But hereís my 1989 Trek 1000. My first aluminum road bike, and Iím liking it. Liking the bright white paint too.

Next steps are dealing with paint scuffs, better pedals, and new tires, preferably in 28... itís got 25mm now. Anyone know for certain whether 28s will work on these frames? I have some 32s lying around and thereís no way those are gonna happen...

fleslider 01-04-18 11:26 PM

its mostly white... as close to an all white bike as i have..

1988 Centurion Ironman Master
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...84e598cfbc.jpg

Narhay 01-05-18 06:13 AM

https://i.imgur.com/9JTkLbi.jpg

crank_addict 01-05-18 08:17 PM

A couple of ghost bikes created a few days ago and in the background my '76 Viscount which just received new bottom bracket bearings.

The sobering story is the purpose of the ghost bikes. Ride safe all.

[IMG]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4679/...6c4f435c_c.jpg20180102_223542 by carrera247, on Flickr[/IMG]

qcpmsame 01-05-18 08:24 PM

@Chuckk, in re R800, "RacerX" sticker says the P.O. was into MX also.Or at least liked the swim suit girls in each issue back in the day.....

Bill

droppedandlost 01-05-18 08:28 PM

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Shogun 800
Colnago Arabesque

toavii 01-06-18 07:20 AM

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4377/...9cf3cd1a_c.jpg

hobbs1951 01-06-18 08:59 AM

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Firstly my - yet to be built up - Roberts built 1978 Geoffrey Butler (build will be full Record with Portacatena).

Secondly my 1984 Raleigh Corsa in Oyster, bought new and built in the Lightweight Unit at Nottingham - first year for the Corsa and only year for this paint.

John.

ollo_ollo 01-06-18 09:52 AM

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I see a few in Ivory, so I'll add my 82 Lotus Classique. It has a nice ride, so was planning a complete restore. But after fixing all the rusty spots/chips and a wax, decided to just ride it as is while I watch for a longer stem. Don

ollo_ollo 01-06-18 10:06 AM

Austro Daimler Olympian
 
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Sold, should have kept the Brooks Pro saddle!

wide45 01-06-18 10:08 AM

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Expert TG with 4700 Tiagra. Almost posted it in the black bike thread.

Colnago Mixte 01-06-18 11:49 AM

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Originally Posted by crank_addict (Post 20092865)
A couple of ghost bikes created a few days ago and in the background my '76 Viscount which just received new bottom bracket bearings.

The sobering story is the purpose of the ghost bikes. Ride safe all.

[IMG]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4679/...6c4f435c_c.jpg20180102_223542 by carrera247, on Flickr[/IMG]

My white Paramount, and a very nicely-maintained ghost bike, sniffing each other's butts, on Old Creek Road near Morro Bay California last weekend. I can tell the victim was well-loved, and is undoubtedly missed. :(

Grief aside, we have had the most fantastic winter for riding I have seen in an entire lifetime of living in the Golden State. There has yet to be a single day this fall and winter when the riding conditions were not superb (and mostly warm). The smoke was a little bad at times during October, but it's been a great year to hit the hills during our so-called cool months. I have yet to wear even leg warmers all this year.


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