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    Help me pick a color

    I'm trading in my El Toro soon for an El Comandante and can't seem to decide on a color. Parts spec is mostly black with some carbon (fork and bars). I've thought about white, but would like to hear/see what other folks have. Pictures was be really helpful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by racerx04 View Post
    I'm trading in my El Toro soon for an El Comandante and can't seem to decide on a color. Parts spec is mostly black with some carbon (fork and bars). I've thought about white, but would like to hear/see what other folks have. Pictures was be really helpful.
    We should probably sticky this one. Here are a bunch of threads on Ventana colors:
    New Colors!
    The color options... redux...
    Frame colors
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    Thanks for the links, I've used those recently to look at whats available. I've even got color sample pics from Teresa, but was I was hoping for was owners recommendations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by racerx04 View Post
    Thanks for the links, I've used those recently to look at whats available. I've even got color sample pics from Teresa, but was I was hoping for was owners recommendations.
    Oh, ok.. personal thoughts. Ventana colors are so hard to choose from. They look really good.

    Colors that go really good with black parts and no other accent colors:
    - I would have gone with teal if I didn't have a ton of blue parts
    - Red. Love the Ventana red. It screams fast.
    - The raspberry or hot pink would be dope, but I think they had quite a bit of an upgrade (info from Internal14, so ask him).

    Colors that go well with black or other accent colors:
    - Green green works with black looks really pretty with yellow/gold
    - White or titanium work with black, but does better with other accent colors (red, gold, green, blue, purple, pink, orange, etc).
    - Royal blue looks good with black or maybe gold or orange

    The more base colors like white or titanium go really well with accent colors, but probably look kinda boring without IMO.

    My current color scheme is titanium with lots of blue parts. There's some closeup of the titanium here (I had silver sparkles added): El Lobo - a set on Flickr
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    Thanks for the input. My El Toro is Red Metallic, so I want something different. Not sure if titanium is what I'm looking for though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by racerx04 View Post
    I'm trading in my El Toro soon for an El Comandante and can't seem to decide on a color. Parts spec is mostly black with some carbon (fork and bars). I've thought about white, but would like to hear/see what other folks have. Pictures was be really helpful.
    Recently saw this color at the Shop... ...
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    Doesn't Titanium have some kind of a brownish tinge to it? At least that's how it looks like from the pictures....

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