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Cannondale "Hot Yellow" Opinions

Old 09-03-18, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
We're not talking about a subject with a lot of nuance - it's a color.
(where's the facepalm emoji when you need it)
What some people don't understand about colors....
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Old 09-03-18, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by kbarch View Post
(where's the facepalm emoji when you need it)
They'd burn through the full 10-year supply on your posts alone.

Originally Posted by kbarch View Post
What some people don't understand about colors....
Paint colors
He's not selecting a color - he's asking for permission, from a bunch of internet strangers, to like an existing color on a bike that he's interested in. What are we going to do - tell him that it's reminiscent of jonquil daffodils at sunrise and hope that'll change his mind enough to make it acceptable?
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Old 09-03-18, 08:50 PM
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Is a comment like this really necessary?
Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
He's not selecting a color - he's asking for permission, from a bunch of internet strangers, to like an existing color on a bike that he's interested in. What are we going to do - tell him that it's reminiscent of jonquil daffodils at sunrise and hope that'll change his mind enough to make it acceptable?
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Old 09-04-18, 03:00 AM
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dont like it
black just looks better imo
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Old 09-04-18, 03:27 AM
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I agree there are too many of the same look bikes on the road: black bar tape, black frame with white decals.

I'm not so fond of the black and yellow, but you could do things with the yellow (grey was mentioned, that'd look really nice) to make it different.

I'd go for the purple. White and grey work really well with purple, and it's a rare enough colour.
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Old 09-04-18, 04:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Robert A View Post
Is a comment like this really necessary?
I didn't think so. I just thought everyone would think the clip was funny. Guess not. I guess people who don't "get" the nuance of a subject, or don't care about it, can't imagine how anyone else might want to think about it, so they can't recognize the difference between soliciting opinions to consider and soliciting validation. I'm just not sure why they get so cranky about it, but it seems to happen a lot.
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Old 09-04-18, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by ColonelSanders View Post
Wrong shade of yellow for me, if that pic's colour reproduction is accurate.
Just adjust your monitor until the reproduction is something you like!


Honestly though, I'd rock it. My current road bike I painted fluorescent orange. I'm considering a new bike and the one I really like the specs of is just plain black with white accents and the boringness of the color is really holding me back.
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Old 09-04-18, 11:11 AM
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Well, we can terminate this thread. I just found out that the CAAD12 Ultegra is only being shipped in black. Purple and Yellow aren't available in the US.
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Old 09-04-18, 11:26 AM
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Cannondale has been a bit dull in the paint department for years now (IMO). Not casting aspersions here, I ride Cannondale.
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Old 09-04-18, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Robert A View Post
Well, we can terminate this thread. I just found out that the CAAD12 Ultegra is only being shipped in black. Purple and Yellow aren't available in the US.
Do you have to get a CAAD?


Trek has some very nice looking aluminium Emonda's.
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Old 09-04-18, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Robert A View Post
Well, we can terminate this thread. I just found out that the CAAD12 Ultegra is only being shipped in black. Purple and Yellow aren't available in the US.
Which of course makes the yellow look more desirable.
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Old 09-04-18, 07:10 PM
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It's on order -- CAAD12 Ultegra due in a couple weeks.
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Do you have to get a CAAD?


Trek has some very nice looking aluminium Emonda's.
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Old 09-05-18, 02:07 AM
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Yes, the bright yellow is very eye-catching, and Many brands support painted by custom colors.
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Old 09-06-18, 02:26 PM
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[QUOTE=Robert A;20543012]In the market for a new CAAD12 and noticed that Hot Yellow is listed as an option on the Cannondale USA website. I'm curious what everyone's opinions are. Does this color rock or not?

ROCK!
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Old 09-06-18, 03:08 PM
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The yellow rocks, but it is not the right choice. The right choice is the purple.
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Old 09-06-18, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
I concur. Who thinks that this bike is attractive?

Not me. It has disc brakes.
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Old 09-06-18, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
It's cool. I'm so tired of seeing so many black, white, gray, or silver bikes.
My bike is a combination of black, grey, and silver


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Old 09-06-18, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
My bike is a combination of black, grey, and silver
I currently have two gray bikes.
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Old 09-06-18, 04:50 PM
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I'm all about color but like contrast as well. The yellow Cannondale is very nice but I'd love to see some contrast. Not sure of the model year but a fellow I ride with has the hottest red Cannondale I've ever seen with great black lettering and other bits of black on the frame. Great red though. Too bad about this not being available in the US. I know that more people go for the black and such but nice to have some offerings even if in lower quantities to suit the market.
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Old 09-06-18, 05:59 PM
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I would choose that over any matte color any day
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Old 09-09-18, 08:18 AM
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Yellow, yes. Purple, no. Unless you're fast enough to ride purple.
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