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Old 01-03-18, 01:24 PM
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January is White Bike Month

Let’s see what you have. Or what you have seen.
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Haven't you run out of colors yet?
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Haven't you run out of colors yet?
Is that like running out of integers?
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I got this Falcon San Remo frame several years ago from the sale forum here, it was already powdercoated white and I decided to keep it that way. First is the way I had it setup a few years ago, then below how it looks today (different crankset on it now, but otherwise the same):

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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
Haven't you run out of colors yet?
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.



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.
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I worked on this '86 Cannondale R400 a while ago - one of my first resale projects:


I probably should have kept this Super Sport, but it was a little too big:


And I DEFINITELY should have kept this 560ex. Got a bit of a profit selling it, but it wasn't worth it.
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1984 Schwinn Supersport, original owner. Tim
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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.

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Originally Posted by Andy_K View Post
I'm looking forward to periwinkle-with-just-a-hint-of-chartreuse bike month.
I have both, and am ready to post.
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Huh!,..... Where the heck are all the Peugeots??!
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Just finished. Not even sure why I built it.


cehowardGS tribute bike.


actual cehowardGS bike.


white on the dark side.....


ego bike ('85 Ironman saved from landfill)


My friend Kirk's '86 Tomasso (another landfill save) before I put decals on it.
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My white Rene Herse in a snowstorm:
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Originally Posted by lasauge View Post
I got this Falcon San Remo frame several years ago from the sale forum here, it was already powdercoated white and I decided to keep it that way. First is the way I had it setup a few years ago, then below how it looks today (different crankset on it now, but otherwise the same):


Is this the falcon from Frank the welder?
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Is this the falcon from Frank the welder?
Yep. It's also an absolute rocket, really fun to ride.
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For some reason all my white bikes seem to be Raleighs.

SB7475:



Corsa:



Sirocco (still only have a seller's pic):

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1987/88 Univega Alpina Pro

I love it. I pull my kids on pedal trailers using this or my tandem nearly every day.
It's no where near as fancy as the bikes above, but it's mine.
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At first I was thinking I really haven't had many white bikes. The only one that came to mind is the '66 Paramount out in the studio.



Then I got to scrolling through my Flickr albums and realized there've been a few that have come, and are now gone.

Cycles Toussaint Velo-Routier

PX-10, and yup - WAY too small for me!

Neat Mercier that I sort of wish I still had around.

The one and only CF frame I've ever owned.
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At first I was thinking I really haven't had many white bikes. The only one that came to mind is the '66 Paramount out in the studio.



Then I got to scrolling through my Flickr albums and realized there've been a few that have come, and are now gone.

Cycles Toussaint Velo-Routier

PX-10, and yup - WAY too small for me!

Neat Mercier that I sort of wish I still had around.

The one and only CF frame I've ever owned.
Oi! That PX10 looks to be my size! Ever thought of letting it go??....
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Oi! That PX10 looks to be my size! Ever thought of letting it go??....
Long gone, my friend!
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When I started this thread, I forgot I own a white bike!

1975 Viscount converted to fixed gear. It's fun for quick trips in the city, and it's lightweight.

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