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#1 2012-11-08 6:44pm

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What color to use for my build?

So I have been researching what color to use for all my accent pieces. Red, Blue, and Black seem to be quite popular, I just can't do pink, purple, or orange. I was thinking somewhere between bronze and platinum to match the handlebars, but sourcing those items has been problematic due to scarcity and variance in anodizing shades. I also think the color may just be lost among the bling. There is my conundrum.....

I would like to see some votes on color schemes. Throw in your ideas!

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#2 2012-11-08 6:58pm

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Re: What color to use for my build?

Why be popular? I would go (gold) just to be different lol


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#3 2012-11-08 7:05pm

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Re: What color to use for my build?

I would do red or blue. Red anno especially looks great with chrome


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#4 2012-11-09 6:15am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

Purple is mid school lol You could just leave it all polished that would be different.

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#5 2012-11-09 6:27am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

I have NOS Peregrine Cables for your build

You will only need one for this build..


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#6 2012-11-09 6:28am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

HOLD


Those RIMS Look Familiar  lollol


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#7 2012-11-09 6:40am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

Yes....yes, they do! Can you shoot me a pic of the cable? What do you think, anno nipples or stock brass nipples? I'm thinking I should keep the wheels as stock as possible....


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#8 2012-11-09 6:48am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

I think I have a "chrome" Peregrine Cosmic outer cable housing that would look good on that. I'll have to check when I get home. Call me boring, but I'd likely do black or silver for the remainder of parts.

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#9 2012-11-09 6:57am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

Sounds cool, I have not seen one of those.


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#10 2012-11-09 7:01am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

neon wrote:

Why be popular? I would go (gold) just to be different lol

Gold!

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#11 2012-11-09 7:54am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

Purple is mid school

I say go purple.

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#12 2012-11-09 9:39am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

My first thought was gold as well...


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#13 2012-11-09 10:05am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

White would be my choice

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#14 2012-11-09 3:41pm

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#15 2012-11-09 4:00pm

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#16 2012-11-09 5:53pm

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#17 2012-11-09 5:59pm

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Re: What color to use for my build?

gold


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#18 2012-11-09 6:16pm

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Re: What color to use for my build?

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http://i888.photobucket.com/albums/ac87/chrisbear1970/goldstuff009.jpg
GOLD!

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#19 2012-11-09 7:19pm

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Re: What color to use for my build?

I am starting to see a theme, it's kinda cloudy, but I think it may be............yes, I can see it...............it's coming into focus.............it's..........it's GOLD!!!!!


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#20 2012-11-09 7:20pm

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Re: What color to use for my build?

(and the crowds cheer)


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#21 2012-11-10 1:24am

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Re: What color to use for my build?

gold or all polished

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