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Getting Colorful

Old 02-07-15, 05:15 PM
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Getting Colorful

So I bought an Allez Comp Race to beat around during winter and now decide to put some paint on it for spring. Fair warning process will be slower than last time. (Roubaix)

Not my pic but same bike


This morning
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Old 02-07-15, 08:06 PM
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Old 02-07-15, 08:48 PM
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Nice!
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WOW! that is BADASS!!
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I don't even know what to do with my life anymore.
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Old 02-07-15, 09:44 PM
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I don't even know what to do with my life anymore.
sulk in jealousy?
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Old 02-07-15, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by dudemanppl View Post
I don't even know what to do with my life anymore.
Buy an air compressor?

@OP, thanks for the inspiration! Looks much better than matte black!
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Looks much better than matte black!
NO KIDDING!

(what, no orange this time?)

I'm gonna go sulk with the other guy... looks great though, where do I mail my boring white frame.
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Gee thanks, you just had to go and upstage my current matte-black Allez build.

[Dejected sigh.]

But seriously, very very nice paint job! Will definitely turn heads.
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Old 02-08-15, 01:27 AM
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Sweet Klein!
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I like it
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WOW! that is BADASS!!
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Pretty sweet, looks like the chameleon paint used on the Mustang Cobra back in the 90's, ever thought of doing one in House of Kolor's Long Glo paing so it will glow in the dark?

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Old 02-08-15, 01:29 PM
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That is so much better than all of the boring black bikes out there.
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Originally Posted by happyscientist View Post
That is so much better than all of the boring black bikes out there.
Hey, my bike is all black and I like it!
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Wow, that looks great
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that weld almost disappears with that gloss paint.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Sweet Klein!
LOL. Literally.
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That's awesome.
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Originally Posted by cderalow View Post
that weld almost disappears with that gloss paint.
Gloss paints will always be better than mattes.
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Originally Posted by dvdslw View Post
Pretty sweet, looks like the chameleon paint used on the Mustang Cobra back in the 90's, ever thought of doing one in House of Kolor's Long Glo paing so it will glow in the dark?
1996 Mystic Cobra. I was soooooo close to buying one but ended up with a black one instead.
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Old 02-09-15, 11:14 AM
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INSANE!!! Now the question is how do I get mine done???
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Thanks for all the feedback and comments.


Originally Posted by velociraptor View Post
Gee thanks, you just had to go and upstage my current matte-black Allez build.

[Dejected sigh.]

But seriously, very very nice paint job! Will definitely turn heads.
Sorry bad timing.

Originally Posted by dvdslw View Post
Pretty sweet, looks like the chameleon paint used on the Mustang Cobra back in the 90's, ever thought of doing one in House of Kolor's Long Glo paing so it will glow in the dark?
No most of the glo kolors fade rather quick.

Not much progress as of now, sanded it down debating on decals, color and what not.

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Originally Posted by Adrianinkc View Post
Not much progress as of now, sanded it down debating on decals, color and what not.

Uhhh.. That's not the direction I thought this was headed.

You sanded off all the paint to end up back where you started... black... but with purple undertones?
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Oh man it's ruined!
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