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    Opinions on my 2 options for color schemes please! CAAD 10 build.

    Im about to build up my CAAD 10 in this frame color.

    I know this is MTBR but I trust your opinions on sexy bike builds.



    I was thinking about boring black all over. But for a while but this morning I had the idea of throwing in some white here and there. I think it will be sexy either way but would like your opinion too.

    Im thinking all black components

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    White spokes on my 50MM carbon tubulars
    White saddle (selle italia slr or spec toupe)
    White sram double tap hoods.


    Either way itll have sram force all around, 50 mm chineese carbon tubbies, selle italia slr, and speedplay zeros.

    Which way would you have it?

    Thanks!
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    Having a white CAAD 9 with white bar tape and a white saddle etc. etc. I have to recommend black. The white is just too difficult to keep looking good IMHO. Red would be my choice after black.

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    Thats why I was thinking the white hoods instead of tape. They might be easier to clean... You got a pic of yours? Sounds like a good looking bike
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    Stock photo, not my bike but its pretty close.
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    Those caad 9s are sweet. Amurica!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheepo5669 View Post
    Those caad 9s are sweet. Amurica!


    They are but I LUST for a 10.

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    I'd just go black and not worry much about "the look" and ride it more.

    My philosophy on bike bling:
    If you're looking at your bike in garage, you're not riding it.
    If you're looking at your bike while riding it, you're crashing it.
    Ride hard and ride a lot. Leave the bike vanity to the posers and teams.

    I have a red/white CAAD10 and love it. I honestly don't worry much about how it looks, but that it works well.
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    I just lost my ebay bid for a sweet one. 500 miles and immaculate w/ sram force bb30 crank. $660 and free shipping.

    Im doped up from getting my wisdom teeth out and messed up my snipe. Thats absolutely karma if you ask me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ziscwg View Post
    I'd just go black and not worry much about "the look" and ride it more.

    My philosophy on bike bling:
    If you're looking at your bike in garage, you're not riding it.
    If you're looking at your bike while riding it, you're crashing it.
    Ride hard and ride a lot. Leave the bike vanity to the posers and teams.

    I have a red/white CAAD10 and love it. I honestly don't worry much about how it looks, but that it works well.
    Thats a great and often overlooked philosophy. But if Im dropping a few gs on a bike Im at least gonna consider some flash. But on the other hand, black is always sexy and timeless.

    I think Ill do black when I score a frame.
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