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Best all-Time Road Bike Color Scheme?(6 posts)

Best all-Time Road Bike Color Scheme?blownpupil
Jun 25, 2002 6:48 AM
I think the old Molteni (orange bike, navy blue panel, yellow "Eddy Merckx") is classic.

Also Gios-torino blue with white panel.

Any favorites that would look great on a road bike from any era (including ours). Post pictures if possible.
red, white lettering and some chrome.colker
Jun 25, 2002 1:11 PM
fast, fun and danger.
red, white lettering and some chrome.Ahimsa
Jun 25, 2002 5:46 PM
I knew of someone 'round here who used to have a bike fitting that description.

I couldn't afford to take it off his hands at the time.

Shame.

-sigh-

A.
and he now tries to redeem himselfcolker
Jun 25, 2002 7:10 PM
dedicating his energy and work in this forum to save red classic bikes from being sold to strangers. it's a beautifull story.
Orginal Gios Torinoboneman
Jun 26, 2002 12:24 AM
No white panels and painted fork like mine except I have the chrome fork.

After that, Faema team bike built by Faliero Masi and ridden by Merckx which was white with red panels.

And then, Richard Sachs, painted by Joe Bell, red with white panels.
case closed!colker
Jun 26, 2002 5:19 AM
those threee resume bike beauty. (i do have a hot spot for steel hardtails and one day i'll start a retro classic forum for ibis, fat chance, salsa, rock lobsters, bontragers...)