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If you could have any colour scheme possible for your bike, what would you choose?

Old 04-15-21, 07:37 PM
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Red, like my cars, but somehow I ended up with a yellow bike that I love.
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Old 04-15-21, 07:49 PM
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Red, white and blue or silver blue and black.
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Old 04-15-21, 09:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Redman87 View Post
Red all day if i only had one color. Though i am currently working on a green/purple/ yellow scheme now
Change the yellow to orange and I'm with you all the way...
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Old 04-15-21, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
Any color except pink.
There are many shades of pink, some much better than others. Dusty pink and a light grey (galah) is a great combo!
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Old 04-16-21, 04:15 AM
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Originally Posted by fredlord View Post
There are many shades of pink, some much better than others. Dusty pink and a light grey (galah) is a great combo!
....grey and pink was the ‘50s Chevy color pattern, so labelling it Galah sounds vey.... Aussie?..Western Australian?
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Old 04-16-21, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Sonofamechanic View Post
....grey and pink was the ‘50s Chevy color pattern, so labelling it Galah sounds vey.... Aussie?..Western Australian?
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Charcoal Gray and Coral Pink!
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Gorgeous!
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Old 04-16-21, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1 View Post
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Charcoal Gray and Coral Pink!
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Probably one of the best looking logical cars ever produced.
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Old 04-16-21, 12:38 PM
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...does this mean we can switch the thread over to “favorite car colors” then?
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
Probably one of the best looking logical cars ever produced.
rydabent,
OPP's, not meaning to hijack this thread but I wholeheartedly agree, I liked the transition and "colors" from the 54 to the Tri-5's, and feel that any of them would compliment a bike.
I am partial to the Nomads and have owned a few, a 57 F.I. and currently a 56 Dual-Quad Crocus-Yellow and Black.
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Old 04-16-21, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Sonofamechanic View Post
....grey and pink was the ‘50s Chevy color pattern, so labelling it Galah sounds vey.... Aussie?..Western Australian?
Galahs are everywhere in Oz. I'm on the east coast.
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1 View Post
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Charcoal Gray and Coral Pink!
Best, Ben
Nice, yeah that's the general idea, but on my monitor that coral pink looks like salmon, which has never been a favourite of mine for anything! That's what I mean about there being good and not-so-good shades of pink. Look.
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Originally Posted by fredlord View Post
Galahs are everywhere in Oz. I'm on the east coast.
LOL....well I was close. Now if you had referred to the paint pattern of green black and yellow as “58s” THEN you would have been from the West.
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Originally Posted by fredlord View Post
Hi. For my first thread I thought I would ask a fairly non-controversial question.
Unpainted titanium frame, clear coated woven carbon fiber fork, and components that are silver metal or clear coated carbon fiber.
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If I could have ANY colors? Well, to me (since I'm a child of the bike boom) chrome socks are a given... Not to mention that they don't chip with constant wheel removal! Chrome driveside chainstay protector or entire chrome d/s chainstay. Chrome lugs or proper lug-lining... (note the lugged steel frame )

...and then after that, any candy color over silver/chrome... -- Plum/purple, Green, Copper/rootbeer, Red, Blue... Fades from one candy color to another could also work - yellow-to-red, or what have you...

Polished silver components (bars, cranks, brakes, levers, etc) NO body-color or black (or gold for that matter)

Graphics - simple name on the frame only, and a complimentary color (preferably the same color as the lug lining).

Wheels - polished aluminum hoops, and polished hubs! NO gaudy manufacturer stickers on wheels, other than the traditional C&V (Wolber, Mavic, etc)... Stainless butted spokes with silver nipples...

Yeah, I'm C&V, through and through!!!


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Old 04-16-21, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1 View Post
Like this? @FredLoard

Charcoal Gray and Coral Pink!
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Grandparent's '58 was turquoise and white (or possibly cream). Blue-Flame Six and three on the tree...
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I love the metallic olive color I chose for the repaint of my touring bike! No regrets.




I also love the raw Ti plus matte bourbon accents of my custom Seven

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Or maybe nickel.
Or chrome.
Maybe a dark chrome.
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Old 04-17-21, 04:26 PM
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Is transparent a color?
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Is transparent a color?
Clearly it is not a colour.
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I don't know... Every time I see this Look color scheme, it takes me back to ~1970...

I think you need this frame:

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Is transparent a color?
I don’t know.
But the steel/aluminum/titanium underneath has visual appeal to me.
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Unpainted titanium frame, clear coated woven carbon fiber fork, and components that are silver metal or clear coated carbon fiber.

My Caad9 I bought in 2007. I was looking at the Red version, but found the clear coated frame very pleasing.
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Clearly it is not a colour.
transparently true!
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Is transparent a color?
"Clearly it is not a colour."
"Transparently true"


I believe this has become a circular argument !
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