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    Custom paint jobs

    Besides an obvious Klein and a Mountain Goat deluxe, what other bike companies made beautiful paint schemes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    Besides an obvious Klein and a Mountain Goat deluxe, what other bike companies made beautiful paint schemes?
    Every boutique builder.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Every boutique builder.
    thanks for stating the obvious Eric.
    I'm just not familiar with them and that's why I asked.
    I've been getting more interested in the early 90's bikes and would like to own/build/paint one of the cool ones.
    My father used to paint custom colors on race cars back in the day and seeing some of the gorgeous Mountain Goat deluxe pictures and talk of 70's stuff in another thread has brought up distant memories that I would like to recapture.
    Don't worry, I'm not wiping tears away right now.
    The old man has done lots of Candy Apple lacquer and Imron paint jobs over the years and I think maybe he'd like to do a bike before he croaks.

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    Custom paint jobs-721472d1346720352-got-my-90-brave-racer-back-vicbravecheif1.jpgBrave.
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    Custom paint jobs-pict7979.jpgmidnight aurora
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    Didn't know GT paint was custom.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    You can have Chris send your just built frame across town to Toxic Harald @ Toxic Labs instead of painting it in house and he'll paint whatever you want on it.








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    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    thanks for stating the obvious Eric.
    Oh ya, sorry. What a silly thing for me to do.

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    No clue how much they're worth today- probably as much as you can get."
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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y View Post
    Didn't know GT paint was custom.
    I always thought those were some of the ugliest bikes possible, but I suppose tastes vary.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y View Post
    Didn't know GT paint was custom.
    Funny we have one with the same "custom" paint job..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Oh ya, sorry. What a silly thing for me to do.

    "Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    No clue how much they're worth today- probably as much as you can get."
    Are you gonna hound me over this?
    Think about it for a minute- it's an uncommon and unusual bike component that could go high or low depending on the demand at any given time, so I think my comment is fair enough.
    Let's agree to disagree and why don't you show us some nice pretty custom paint?

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    Zygote, please knock it off. You're getting a reputation for whining.

    I love Huelse's candy cane Ibis and don't forget the Wolfman! The wedding tandem also is up there.

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    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Is that Fat Chance a Leni Fried? Her stuff is always cool.
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    Didn't we already a long thread about this topic?

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    GOB- those 3 bikes you posted are nice. especially the map.
    DFA- Toxik looks very nice.
    The Ibis near the top of the thread is great too.
    I think that the deluxe tops them all or at least what I've seen so far.
    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    GOB- those 3 bikes you posted are nice. especially the map.
    DFA- Toxik looks very nice.
    The Ibis near the top of the thread is great too.
    I think that the deluxe tops them all or at least what I've seen so far.
    Thanks.
    Yeah, which deluxe paint job? I was thinking of the California Yuppie when I saw this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Oh ya, sorry. What a silly thing for me to do.

    "Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    No clue how much they're worth today- probably as much as you can get."
    You're welcome.

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    excuse me while I whip this out
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    I was looking through Carstens pictures and he has a Deluxe with incredible colors- that one.

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    for real custom paint check this guy out.....

    Another Gallery of Custom Airbrush Painting by Artist, Darin Wheeler

    Most of the wild painjobs from VRC days were just splatter jobs/dry brush or terrible airbrush stuff over a basecoat...That stuff always made me think "why ruin such a nice bike with that paint??"
    Then again, to each his own I guess....I'm prepping one of my bikes for a small mural project now...cant wait to get it goin.

    that bike with the map is sweet...I like the mural paintjobs the best(some time and thought put in it). Most of the other painjobs have no ryme or reason...just hacked in color..unless they were tripping, they shouldnt have been painting.

    Can someone post a link to the old thread?..I did a search and found nothing.
    As a hobbyist custom painter, I love to see these crazy painjobs even if I cringe from most of them.
    TIA

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    Didn't we already a long thread about this topic?
    Would love to see the old thread, if anybody can find a link.

    Not vintage, but I think these guys do some pretty cool paint jobs in that vein, and find myself looking at their galleries from time to time :

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    Groovy Cycleworks

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    That urban bike in gallery 2 has a super cool brazed y stem. looks impressive along with the blue rectangular paint job

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    Zygote, please knock it off. You're getting a reputation for whining.
    Rumpfy can be a dick to all but the chosen few, but no one can whine about it? That's not playing nice...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sho220 View Post
    Rumpfy can be a dick to all but the chosen few, but no one can whine about it? That's not playing nice...
    Playing nice? This isn't kindergarten, it's the internet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sho220 View Post
    Rumpfy can be a dick to all but the chosen few, but no one can whine about it? That's not playing nice...
    +One

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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1 View Post
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    Doh!
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sho220 View Post
    Rumpfy can be a dick to all but the chosen few, but no one can whine about it? That's not playing nice...
    People have been known to take the whining over to Facebook when not getting the reactions they want here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patineto View Post
    +One

    I think its time to update your sig. You really gotta let that go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    People have been known to take the whining over to Facebook when not getting the reactions they want here.
    take your own advice and continue to whine about it over on facebook instead of here where you're constantly trying to derail the thread with your taunts trying to get a reaction.
    Stop, suck it up, move on. I'm done with being singled out here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    I'm done with being singled out here.
    Then stop acting in a manner that asks for it.

    All I'm saying on the matter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patineto View Post
    So perhaps I'm just unaware of some mod, and sorry to derail from paint, (cute dog BTW) but what's up with the brake set up?

    Obviously a tandem, but it appears that fork was built to run two brakes from the get go.

    Kinda cool....
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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    So perhaps I'm just unaware of some mod, and sorry to derail from paint, (cute dog BTW) but what's up with the brake set up?

    Obviously a tandem, but it appears that fork was built to run two brakes from the get go.

    Kinda cool....
    whoa,,..good eye....theres alot of craziness going on up front...I'm diggin' that spacer extension....is is actually functional for something....a light?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith View Post
    So perhaps I'm just unaware of some mod, and sorry to derail from paint, (cute dog BTW) but what's up with the brake set up?

    Obviously a tandem, but it appears that fork was built to run two brakes from the get go.

    Kinda cool....
    You can find many more pictures of the setup Here

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    How do you run 2 front brakes? Is there some sort of cable splitter or are there 2 front brake levers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    People have been known to take the whining over to Facebook when not getting the reactions they want here.

    hahahahahahahha... i never thought i could cross post mtbr and facebook.
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    You can find some beautiful works at velocolour.com and at sungraphics.com.au, worth seeing even if they are mostly pre or post 90's bikes/frames/components....

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    Paul Brodie did some nice fades and splatter paint jobs.

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    Otis Guy with custom D+D paint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Otis Guy with custom D+D paint.
    Recycled pic.

    Just kidding, that is rad!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Linoleum View Post
    Recycled pic.
    Just kidding, that is rad!
    It's no Karakoram.

    Sadly, thats about all the progress I've made.
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    Rick at D+D Cycles can still lay down the Camo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shawnw View Post
    Rick at D+D Cycles can still lay down the Camo.
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    Beautiful paint!!!

    Although calling that custom is the same as calling the GT paint custom. They're both very cool "stock" paint jobs.
    Each bicycle owned exponentially increases the probability that none is working correctly.

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    I beg to differ. Take a closer look, this is a model year 2000 Ritchey. This is how the frame started before Rick and I decided on the Camo paint. I intercepted this frame before a "stock" paint job was laid down.
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    Thanks for the compliment though, he does nice work.

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    Hey Shawn! That looks fantastic!

    I think what laffeaux is saying is that in the vintage era, it was a stock color (as you know since you have a few ) even though it's now considered custom. We're just talking about the custom jobs of the era.

    In any case, it's a beauty.

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    Dammit Eric, finish that bike already!

    Between your OG and Tim's Champion....longest builds ever, haha.



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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve View Post
    Dammit Eric, finish that bike already!

    Between your OG and Tim's Champion....longest builds ever, haha.

    Steve
    Its true. Though I did get the last part I need. Now I need Hollisters help with the wheel build and I can finish it off! It'll be the greatest build of...2014.
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    So now Hollister is the hold up?
    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Its true. Though I did get the last part I need. Now I need Hollisters help with the wheel build and I can finish it off! It'll be the greatest build of...2014.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by shawnw View Post
    I beg to differ. Take a closer look, this is a model year 2000 Ritchey. This is how the frame started before Rick and I decided on the Camo paint. I intercepted this frame before a "stock" paint job was laid down.
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    Thanks for the compliment though, he does nice work.
    does the shape actually gives anymore flex than straight stays?
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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve View Post
    Dammit Eric, finish that bike already!

    Between your OG and Tim's Champion....longest builds ever, haha.



    Steve
    I think Hollister's Gossamer is also in contention. :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1 View Post
    does the shape actually gives anymore flex than straight stays?
    I had a CX bike with those stays. It rode great, but if the stays gave additional flex it was minimal. They may add some compliance, but mostly they just look cool.
    Each bicycle owned exponentially increases the probability that none is working correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff View Post
    So now Hollister is the hold up?
    Haha! I'd love to blame him, but no. He'll be the guy that allows me to actually finish it.
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    Shoot, I want to be involved. Can I pump up your tires?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    How do you run 2 front brakes? Is there some sort of cable splitter or are there 2 front brake levers?
    brake lever pulls two cables:
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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux View Post
    I had a CX bike with those stays. It rode great, but if the stays gave additional flex it was minimal. They may add some compliance, but mostly they just look cool.
    Were going off topic, but what the heck. I agree with Laffeaux, mininal flex, but I love the look. Tom had this design on the Plexus, Swiss Cross, and Chicane. Here's a Plexus of mine that isn't a wall hanger. If you notice it doesn't have a chain stay bridge, not sure if that aids in it flexing or not. Just so this isn't a total derailment, the color is custom by D+D Cycles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by donk View Post
    Paul Brodie did some nice fades and splatter paint jobs.
    That's funny because the other Canadian Paul Brodie of note was apparently also a saxophonist before he became a bike builder.


    Also, is it just me or do most 'custom' paint jobs look like a toddler went to town on the frame with a box of paints and a magic marker? Maybe they look a lot better in person...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisfoto View Post
    brake lever pulls two cables:
    Two different levers actuated independently or all at ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patineto View Post
    Two different levers actuated independently or all at ones.
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    Cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by robinmiller View Post
    Also, is it just me or do most 'custom' paint jobs look like a toddler went to town on the frame with a box of paints and a magic marker? Maybe they look a lot better in person...

    I agree 100%...no skill at all in most of the "custom" paintjobs then. Custom is a word that really is up to allot of interpretation...when most folks get their bike repainted/powdercoated, they say its been custom painted...Me, I say its been repainted unless it actually had some thought and skill that made it more than a basecoat color, simple fade, drybrush, airbrush blotch/blotches....when I see these earlier ones I cringe, but for some reason, I still find all the vintage paint weirdness kind cool. But many of them do look very childish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    Playing nice? This isn't kindergarten, it's the internet.
    Wow...sticking up for Rumpy...shocking. Get off your knees for crying out loud. "Because internets" is not a valid excuse for being an a-hole...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sho220 View Post
    Wow...sticking up for Rumpy...shocking. Get off your knees for crying out loud. "Because internets" is not a valid excuse for being an a-hole...
    Seriously dude. Insinuating I'm giving anybody a blow job is uncalled for. Consider yourself warned.

    Rumpfy can take care of himself just like anybody else. PM him for gods sake. I'm not his keeper. Stop being such a crybaby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    Seriously dude. Insinuating I'm giving anybody a blow job is uncalled for. Consider yourself warned.

    Rumpfy can take care of himself just like anybody else. PM him for gods sake. I'm not his keeper. Stop being such a crybaby.
    Man, the bickering on this thread is better than the bikes.

    And yes, the usual suspects in the VRC are fairly imperious, but hell, it won't change and often they can be really helpful. I think it is fair to say that after all these years, it is unlikely that their modus operandi is going to change, so if you don't like it, you'll have to venture into other vintage/classic waters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sho220 View Post
    Wow...sticking up for Rumpy...shocking. Get off your knees for crying out loud. "Because internets" is not a valid excuse for being an a-hole...
    All I did was give an answer similar to the kind of answer Zygote gave in another thread and I'm a dick?
    Didn't like the reply GOB posted and this means she's giving me BJs?

    The world is full of assh0les. You're not any less of one than I am...except I'm clever and you're low brow.
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    This thread is full of so much win....

    Cool bikes and paint,

    Snarky sarcasm,

    Busting on noobs and og' s,

    Razzing Rumpfy,

    A bit of Hollister for good measure,

    And top top it all off, GoB said "blow job" (insert Beavis and Butthead laugh here)....


    I really do love this dysfunctional clubhouse.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Every boutique builder.
    3 pages later this is proving to be very true
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    3 pages later this is proving to be very true
    I agree with both of you but since I am still new to the game, I figured I'd ask the experts for help and pictures.
    Is the Otis Guy supposed to be like the Fruit Stripe Gum Zebra?

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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve View Post
    This thread is full of so much win....

    Cool bikes and paint,

    Snarky sarcasm,

    Busting on noobs and og' s,

    Razzing Rumpfy,

    A bit of Hollister for good measure,

    And top top it all off, GoB said "blow job" (insert Beavis and Butthead laugh here)....


    I really do love this dysfunctional clubhouse.




    Steve
    Sums it up nicely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    I agree with both of you but since I am still new to the game, I figured I'd ask the experts for help and pictures.
    Is the Otis Guy supposed to be like the Fruit Stripe Gum Zebra?
    Ha! I've always thought it reminded me of something. I think you nailed it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve View Post
    This thread is full of so much win....
    Cool bikes and paint,
    Snarky sarcasm,
    Busting on noobs and og' s,
    Razzing Rumpfy,
    A bit of Hollister for good measure,
    And top top it all off, GoB said "blow job" (insert Beavis and Butthead laugh here)....
    I really do love this dysfunctional clubhouse.
    Steve
    Text book VRC thread! It'd be weird if it was any other way.

    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    I agree with both of you but since I am still new to the game, I figured I'd ask the experts for help and pictures.
    Is the Otis Guy supposed to be like the Fruit Stripe Gum Zebra?
    I'm afraid my info only comes with a hint (ok, maybe more) of arrogant sarcasm...but its not necessarily inaccurate info.

    As for the OG, thats what its always reminded me of too. Great gum, flavor doesn't last too long though.
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    All that's missing is Stan.......Knock on wood.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Custom paint jobs-hb-potts-_17_.jpg

    The dude that did Tamoflage
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    Here's one I did myself. It took a long time to perfect the faux patina paint job (years in fact) but I think I finally got it right.



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    BP, always glad to see that Gecko...it's a stunning bike....have you had a chance to ride it?


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    I think any reference to GOB should be edited and removed. This was a low point for VRC and any remembrance of that moment should be erased. She can take a punch with the best of them, but nobody deserves what was said.

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    1988 Ibis Custom









    The "two bikes in one" paint

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    I did not put that link in, its weird.

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    So many standout paint jobs, that Ibis is one of my favorites.
    Technology dragass

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    It's hard to tell if this Yeti is black or white.

    <img src="http://www.yetifan.com/Your_YETI/Other_YETI/gabeyak122ws.jpg">
    Each bicycle owned exponentially increases the probability that none is working correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux View Post
    It's hard to tell if this Yeti is black or white.
    Did you end up with that one? Really cool bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Did you end up with that one? Really cool bike.
    Yes sir.
    Each bicycle owned exponentially increases the probability that none is working correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux View Post
    Yes sir.
    Right on. GK is a good dude too. I like the effort that went in to that harlequin fade. K'Ville bike?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    K'Ville bike?
    Probably not. I have another bike that I'll likely race.
    Each bicycle owned exponentially increases the probability that none is working correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux View Post
    It's hard to tell if this Yeti is black or white.
    Nice carry strap. IMO, all vintage MTBs should have them! At least for the driveside photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux View Post
    Probably not. I have another bike that I'll likely race.
    KHS or a GT?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    KHS or a GT?
    I'll probably race the KHS and show the GT.
    Each bicycle owned exponentially increases the probability that none is working correctly.

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    I love those half color bikes...now thats a tough fade job...

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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux View Post
    It's hard to tell if this Yeti is black or white.

    <img src="http://www.yetifan.com/Your_YETI/Other_YETI/gabeyak122ws.jpg">

    Wow, that's a beauty...matching Bullseyes to boot.
    (I do spy a red jockey wheel violation though).

    More pics please.


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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve View Post
    (I do spy a red jockey wheel violation though).
    Either you have really good eyes, or you've seen pics before.
    Each bicycle owned exponentially increases the probability that none is working correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux View Post
    Either you have really good eyes, or you've seen pics before.
    Or your eyes are bad....as I can see the red jockey wheel too. neener neener.

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