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Calling all BLUE bicycle owners

Old 10-28-09, 01:36 AM
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Calling all BLUE bicycle owners

bit of a strange request i suppose, but i just bought a blue bicycle off craigslist(steel specialized allez comp if anyones interested. pics to follow) and im having a hard time figuring out what to do as far as color scheme. white saddle white tape? what about tires? im a big fan of colored tires. but ive been having a bit of a hard time actually visualizing anything. i never imagined id own a blue bike(everything i have is red) but the deal was too good to pass up for a silly thing like the color of the frame.

so, anyone post some ideas? anyone with a blue bike post some pics?
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Old 10-28-09, 02:46 AM
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black bar tape, black/blue tires, black saddle.
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Old 10-28-09, 02:49 AM
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I've got heaps of photos of Machak, my blue Marinoni Ciclo, in here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/14302884@N04/sets/


Here's a recent shot ...


https://www.flickr.com/photos/1430288...7622345234456/

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Old 10-28-09, 02:57 AM
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yellow. yellow sets off the blue nicely

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Old 10-28-09, 02:59 AM
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yellow tires, yellow tape.





interesting, but I think I will go back to black,
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Old 10-28-09, 03:00 AM
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Old 10-28-09, 03:01 AM
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yellow. yellow sets off the blue nicely
LOL...coasting you beat me to it!
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Old 10-28-09, 03:03 AM
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Originally Posted by bernside View Post
LOL...coasting you beat me to it!
lovely looking bike you've got there. obviously you have great taste.
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This is how I have mine, I was thinking of red bar tape but bought blue instead and have never put it on, might not ever either.
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Old 10-28-09, 04:00 AM
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Yellow accents for me also. It gets hard to match shades of blue for different components from different makers. It ends up looking hodge-podge.
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Maybe not the style for this forum, but I do ride it on the road.
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Old 10-28-09, 04:48 AM
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I roll with yellow conti's as well on my blue specialized allez sport...maize and blue
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Old 10-28-09, 05:14 AM
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blue and yellow...horse and carriage

blue and white is ok too. but why settle.
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Blue and yellow:

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One of the guys I ride with has a blue Allez. He has it setup with blue rims, blue tires, blue tape, blue saddle, blue everything. While I would personally want more contrast, I have to admit that it's easy to identify and it definitely catches the eye.
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Old 10-28-09, 08:54 AM
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Match the saddle and bar tape. If it's a dark blue, I would say go with a white saddle/tape.

For tires either get black w/Blue, or see if there's a secondary color that's used a lot on the frame.
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Old 10-28-09, 08:59 AM
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Blue and black. I'm trying to remember if it came with white bar tape when it was new, but I don't think it did.

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Sorry - it's a lot more blue in the sunlight.


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Old 10-28-09, 09:06 AM
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no offence, but some of these blue bikes need more yellow.
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Blue C'Dale with white tape, black saddle and black tires.

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To my eye:

blue/orange - loud

blue/yellow - loud and flashy

blue/green - flashy sporty

blue/red - fast sporty

blue/black - badass sporty

blue/white, blue/silver - stylish, elegant

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Blue and Silver
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And here I thought I'd be reading about Blue Competion bikes.....
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985 View Post
Sorry - it's a lot more blue in the sunlight.


What computer mount is that?
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Old 10-28-09, 11:14 AM
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Specialized computer and mount.
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