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What color is your bike?

Old 04-20-07, 06:26 PM
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What color is your bike?

any reason why you chose this color?
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Old 04-20-07, 06:30 PM
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grey. I chose it because that's the color trek painted it before I bought it.
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Old 04-20-07, 06:35 PM
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RED, because it's the best
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Old 04-20-07, 06:35 PM
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Blue. It was the color the bike came in. Luckily, I like blue.
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I like blue.

I also like burnt orange.
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Old 04-20-07, 06:38 PM
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Gold- Because I had never seen a gold bike before, and wanted it to llok gaudy
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Old 04-20-07, 06:44 PM
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black anodize
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Different bikes - Red, Silver, Yellow, Black, WHite, Navy Blue, Light blue/White, Celeste.
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The last one I painted is black and gold - 'cause it's pimpin'
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Carbon fiber with "powdered titanium". I actually didn't pick it, it was supposed to be clear coated carbon, but I was sent the wrong colour.

It's one of the most beautiful thing I've ever seen.

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White, blue and black since the one in charcoal was too plain.
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Waterford is painted a Jason purple, kind of like a metallic with different type swirls when the light its it.

Serotta quicksilver with navy blue panels
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Old 04-20-07, 07:18 PM
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My prefered frame and size was available in blue, so I ride a blue frame...
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Blue for me 2, same reason as rha600, it's the color Trek painted it.
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Old 04-20-07, 07:21 PM
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Celeste. I chose it because I wanted the Bianchi.
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One black, one blue, one chrome.
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Old 04-20-07, 07:32 PM
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Red, because it was there.
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Old 04-20-07, 07:36 PM
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black, yellow, and silver. because black yellow and silver are awesome.
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Old 04-20-07, 07:42 PM
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Black, because carbon is black, unless you get that useless clear, sparkly version.
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one red and three grey.
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mango mtb
orange / carbon rb

contrary to popular belief, scientists now believe that orange is faster than red
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Color? She's still as naked as the day she was born. Raw titanium.

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Old 04-20-07, 08:29 PM
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my favourite colour is dark blue.
There ain't enough dark blue bikes around, and I have a theory it's because
navy clashes with black carbon forks
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