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A trivial ? about a bike color scheme - opinions wanted.

Old 09-29-17, 05:29 PM
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A trivial ? about a bike color scheme - opinions wanted.

This Rad Mini I bought is gloss white with orange logos and brown leather grips and a brown faux leather-ish saddle.

I ordered their fender kit, since a detailed review I saw online on an e-bike review site said that they couldn’t find any other fenders that would work.

Rad Power only sells fenders in a flat black.

It sounds ugly to me - white bike, brown grips and saddle, flat black fenders.

Opinions? I think I should paint the fenders gloss white, dye the leather grips black or replace if possible (?), put on a new black saddle.


Here is a bad pic, folded in my car, no fenders on the bike.

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Well..................... a folding e-assist fat bike with rugged front and back racks.........how could such a bike be pretty, aesthetically pleasing, attractive, etc??
Functional, useful, fun, all-purpose, utilitarian, rugged could apply but probably not good-looking. When you are able to, just ride it and enjoy it for what it is. Or, paint the fenders, etc.
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It's kind of hard to tell what I'm looking at in that picture. Looks like a bunch of bike parts piled on top of each other.
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The tires are black so the fenders might just blend in fine and you won't have any design issues, especially if all the hardware is black.
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The only thing that really seem out of place to me is the tan leather. Replace/color them black if you care about color scheme. Then black fenders of any black add-ons will be fine.
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Thread=useless without a good photo of the fenders on the bike.

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Matt black is the new color, so get a rattle can and have at it.
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Originally Posted by DaveQ24 View Post
I like it as is with white frame, brown seat and grips and black fenders.
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Wow. Interesting looking bike. I like the colors as is. Did you ride it yet? How do you like it?
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I think that you should definitely do it.

If you hadn't thought about it, you could have ridden the bike just as it is with the new black fenders and everything would have been just fine. You did think about it however so the artistic side of your brain isn't going to rest until you paint the fenders and dye the grips and saddle.
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White bike, brown grips, black fenders? What's not to love?

Yours looks a bit stumpy.
edit: better with a brown saddle
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A grunt bike should look like a grunt bike.

That one needs some dirt on it.
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My vote: Paint the fenders but leave the brown.
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