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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:45 am 
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Got one Marin Monocoque that looks just like that... very nice color, btw.


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Hey Mr K, the powdercoaters said it's like Kawasaki green :lol:


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 Post subject: Extreme Green
PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 1:05 pm 
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This is my latest project waiting for more bits to come up. It is stove enamelled not powder coated Extremely bright Fluoro green, the paint has some special dayglo content to really make it stand out. Black and Yellow seem to work the best on it. We seem to have gone away from the bright colours a lot of retro bikes were liveried in, but this is "sunglasses on a dull day" bright especially with the new Judy SL Ti's 'n matching Judy Yellow Art stem. whadya think ladies?
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8) Cool! What frame is that?


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Loving that colour B3 8)

Looking forward to seeing the finished article..


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that green is lovely!!! :D i've got a green fetish myself :shock: green painted clockwork and a green/white lime crosswork, my next bike is gonna be a new st4 in green!

green is such an underused colour, most modern bikes are to black/matt black/john major suit grey/silver/dull/grey/boring/etc :?

i'm glad white is back this year for the manufacturers but i hate the fact that it is because of fashion, ipods etc, thats what brought it back, futuristic etc, i'm anti-fashion . . . and ginger . . . clashes with the green!


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my wife's ginger and she's very fashionable/stylish and she says green goes with ginger, it's her favourite colour. So, go for it!


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i was taking the piss out of meself! am a ginger though, and have green bikes! i've done the right thing and got a headshave though!! :lol: :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:37 pm 
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No one seems to know, it as Ritchey Cowled drop outs, Reynolds 653/631/525 tube mix, reinforced head tube, Tear drop down tube and a lot of forming in the rear triangle. Bob Jackson did the Stoving and they reckond it was a very high quality hand built. The steel does not rust, I bare metal stripped it and blasted it and it stayed bright in my shed for months, unlike Tange/Columbus etc which rusts like hell. It's also very light at four pounds .Reminds me of the old Vitus and motobecane road frames with the narrow formed down tube.


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 Post subject: Re: Extreme Green
PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:47 am 
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Wold Ranger wrote:
We seem to have gone away from the bright colours a lot of retro bikes were liveried in,


You're right, there were a lot of very bright coloured bikes around, for me Clockworks look best in the bright orange/white colours

This is what i was thinking of when i had it sprayed, although this looks like a metallic finish.


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