Please keep it original!
I repainted my '98 slime green and wish I had not, now I cannot get the colour and have gone for silver powder.
The purple fade is uber rare. I have not seen one since I found out what girls were for and when every other Orange is in the (admittedly nice and classic) orange white fade it makes it more important to keep it.
It is only original once!
NB: this is only my opinion, if you want to change it do so but please take some awesome pics and keep them on file for future reference, if not for you then for me when I get a 1" steerer Orange!
Somerset, like 'Heartbeat' with newer cars!
Retro MTB: 1992 Cannondale M1000 Deore XT M730. 1992 Raleigh Dyna Tech Quantum Deore XT.
Retro Road: 1992 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra Telekom Shimano 600 STI. 1993 Dyna Tech Ti Campagnolo Athena 8 Ergopower.
Modern: 2004 Wilier scandium Ultegra 6600. 2014 Wilier GTR Ultegra 6800.