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Cant decide on colorway .... opinions welcome

Old 02-26-18, 01:38 PM
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Cant decide on colorway .... opinions welcome

I know I need to make the choice for myself. But opinions would be helpful between these two...

I like the fact its the team color, but the stripes near the headtube are putting me off somewhat



I like this color as its neutral and I like the flat white. But its somewhat plain'ish


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I'm all for something different, but I think that the green/black/chrome thing is hideous. The white/black isn't eye-catching, but I wouldn't say that it's boring, either. You could probably make it a little more interesting with some accent colors, of you'd like.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
I'm all for something different, but I think that the green/black/chrome thing is hideous. The white/black isn't eye-catching, but I wouldn't say that it's boring, either. You could probably make it a little more interesting with some accent colors, of you'd like.

Yeah I was thinking the same on the accents. I have a 2012 HM in black on white. I guess I was looking for something different. White and black doesnt clash with any kit too lol... oh the vanity
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The top one is FUGLY.


P.S. The bar tape on the bottom one is as well.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
The top one is FUGLY.


P.S. The bar tape on the bottom one is as well.

LoL I agree... Was the best picture I could find that had some decent wheels for contrast
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Can't go wrong IMO. I really like them both. I'd probably go for the white if I had to choose right now. Skip the gold chain on it though.
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I wasn't even considering the wheels, only the frame.
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I never wanted white anything and my car and last two bikes are white because that's what was available... go figure. It's grown on me though, a really nice change from the sea of matte black bikes out there. So I'd vote white. And ditch the bar tape, that's horrible.
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Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
I never wanted white anything and my car and last two bikes are white because that's what was available... go figure. It's grown on me though, a really nice change from the sea of matte black bikes out there. So I'd vote white. And ditch the bar tape, that's horrible.

I placed the order... Incycles has them on sale for $2600. So white it is... The pic I grabbed from google, not the actual bike I was purchasing.. The lines on the team green I dont think I could get used to. Now I need to buy the Etap disc shifters and calipers
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Nice, I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
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Sheesh. Didnt even give us a chance...
I was going to say the green doesn't look so bad "in the wild," and the white is VERY plain. But it does seem to say "I know what I'm doing."
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Sheesh. Didnt even give us a chance...
I was going to say the green doesn't look so bad "in the wild," and the white is VERY plain. But it does seem to say "I know what I'm doing."
Haha, I was leaning to white... Its replacing this, which I loved.. Just less advertising.

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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
The top one is FUGLY.
+1 and I have a team colors Cannondale: https://www.rei.com/product/827831/c...pact-bike-2012
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I must be really old. I can't get into either scheme but those fat wheels really turn me off. They make the bike look heavy and "clunky" to me.
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Originally Posted by kbarch View Post
Sheesh. Didnt even give us a chance...
I was going to say the green doesn't look so bad "in the wild," and the white is VERY plain. But it does seem to say "I know what I'm doing."
I guess I'm a different generation as some because I quite like the green bike.
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Good choice on the white frame.
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Good choice with the white. Those stripes on the green one are very distracting to me... Plus, white bikes look great with gum wall tires!
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White bikes look great until you've used them.
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White bikes look great until you've used them.
Meh, my last bike was completely white, and it was fine. I always baby my "number 1" bike, so it never really suffered from bad weather. A little car polish once in a while kept it looking sparkling. OP, I'd also get the white one over the green one, the green one looks outdated. That white one tho...what's up with the world's longest rear derailleur cable housing? Sheesh you could strangle someone with that.
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Originally Posted by Hapsmo911 View Post
Haha, I was leaning to white... Its replacing this, which I loved.. Just less advertising.

My old 2010 Trek had the exact same problem. Ridiculous amount of logos on it. Just hideous!
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Originally Posted by Hapsmo911 View Post
I like this color as its neutral and I like the flat white. But its somewhat plain'ish
Ride that white bike for two weeks and never wash it. It'll will be anything but "plain'ish"
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