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View Poll Results: Color preference for bikes - no Celeste
black
27.59%
white
11.49%
Red
29.89%
Orange
8.05%
yellow
13.79%
green
8.05%
Aqua
6.90%
blue
33.33%
indigo
4.60%
violet
2.30%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 87. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-16-07, 12:08 PM
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bike color poll

Someone asked for a color poll, OK. And said Celeste was not a choice you had to choose between blue or green. Fine, between blue and green is Aqua (shhh. read aqua as celeste but do not tell the poster)
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Old 06-16-07, 12:32 PM
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Never owned a Bianchi, but have always admired that meant to stand out celeste color. In a world of splashy, raucous color schemes (the killer whale inspired current "splotch" trend) that hide a bike's elegant lines, I like the older, full-on Bianchi color. (Even if it doesn't match many other colors!)
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Hmmm: poll results so far favor black, white, and red; add silver, and you have the most popular car colors today.

How about metallic brown/charcoal, since my Bianchi is not celeste.
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Silver was a big omission imho
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Where's silver?
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Originally Posted by maddmaxx
Where's silver?
Out grazing in the back 40 with Scout
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Though most of my bikes are black or some kind of bluish color...I still had to vote
GREEN !!!!!!!
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My Bare (clear coated) Metal and Gold are missing!!!
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Originally Posted by cranky old dude
Out grazing in the back 40 with Scout
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Obviously I love my white with red highlights Roubaix, but I have always thought that celeste that Bianchi puts out is one helluva cool color.
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Originally Posted by ken cummings
Someone asked for a color poll, OK. And said Celeste was not a choice you had to choose between blue or green. Fine, between blue and green is Aqua (shhh. read aqua as celeste but do not tell the poster)
I was the OP. Thanks, KC, for setting up the poll. I did not mean to offend Bianchi "Celeste" lovers, just trying to keep it simple. I see now that there will always be some colors that are not included.
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Originally Posted by BluesDawg
Silver was a big omission imho
Thats a bigtime yeah!
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Black was the closest thing to dark CF weave. Actually I prefer black/red, but chose black because I'd rather have all black than all red.

Thanks for settin' up the poll, Ken!
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Where is brown?
Turd is brown, my corsair was brown.No-one steals a brown bike

Brown is the colour.

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I had to vote black,

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My Lemond is yellow. 'Nough said.
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Yellow is the fastest color. I can confirm this. My yellow bike is faster than my silver one.
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anyone knows Orange is the only color a Real Bike should be.
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Well I voted blue as that is what I prefer in everything. But I own black, black, and white with blue.
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So, where's magenta (or pink if you will).
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So, where's magenta (or pink if you will).
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Grey: choose white and black, mix

With a limit of 10 choices to get magenta pick red and blue; to get pink pick red and white. Not sure of the blend for brown; maybe red and yellow? If it had not been necessary to put in aqua and violet I would like to have: others; make comment and Pie (preferably chocolate chip cookie pie or EKU 28 pie). Having fun here while the rest of the club is putting on the "Terrible Two" DC.

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No silver, gray, or brown???

Two of my four bikes are silver and another is red with silver accents.
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I see DG is up to his old tricks, voting for 6 different colors.
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I picked the colors I currently own. I've seen bikes in almost all colors that look great. A couple greens look very nice, and there is always chrome!
Some colors are more prone to being ugly - I've never seen a pretty dark brown bike.
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I would have voted silver had it been there but in all honesty I don't think that I ever got to make a color choice on a new bike.

I've just always taken whatever color frame was available with the right price/performance for the project.

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