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Who Rides a Look 585 in TANGERINE?

Old 10-23-13, 08:04 AM
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Who Rides a Look 585 in TANGERINE?

I just bought an NOS Look 585 optimum and I'm waiting for Fed X to deliver it. However, as I did my research over the last month or so I kept stumbling across the Tangerine color. I know it's probably a pretty polarizing color and normally orange or anything in the red spectrum doesn't appeal to me. So it's strange that I have really fallen for this color.

Anyone ride one? Does it make you faster? Do you get comments on it (love or hate)? Got pics?

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after some in depth research (copy, paste into google image) this is what it looks like. I cannot say I am a fan.
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I don't dislike it.
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Originally Posted by RPK79 View Post
I don't dislike it.
I canot agree.
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Gorgeous. Orange is faster than any other color. Metallic is faster than any other finish. Combined = mind blown.
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I don't dislike it.
I don't disagree.

Actually, I do like it. Color is good. Everything doesn't have to be black, white, or red.
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Old 10-23-13, 12:33 PM
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zrossiter, thanks for the hard work. I do believe this color looks a bit better in the sunlight.
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Originally Posted by zrossiter View Post
That's tangerine? Looks more like a burnt orange... or sienna...
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Here's another pic that I think come pretty close to how this color actually looks. Now who has an XS for sale?
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Originally Posted by smoore View Post
Here's another pic that I think come pretty close to how this color actually looks. Now who has an XS for sale?
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I like orange, I just dont like the metallic finish...though the second pic posted by smoore is better looking than the one I found
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
That's tangerine? Looks more like a burnt orange... or sienna...
X2!
Exactly what I was going to say!
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Originally Posted by smoore View Post
Here's another pic that I think come pretty close to how this color actually looks. Now who has an XS for sale?
Looks much better here.
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A bike like that could fulfill someone's Tangerine Dream.


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Originally Posted by smoore View Post
Here's another pic that I think come pretty close to how this color actually looks. Now who has an XS for sale?
I could live (for a few months at least) with the color for the right price, but damn Look for all those logos....
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No opinion about the color, but I've had my 585 Optimum for over two years, and it's a really sweet bike.
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I was thinking burnt orange too. But the red pedals in the first pic certainly aren't helping. That being said I could turn that frameset into a hot bike. Just think Dura-Ace grey..yum.
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I'd ride it. That's a gorgeous colour.
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I like orange, but not that.
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LOOK 585 Tangerine

Originally Posted by smoore View Post
I just bought an NOS Look 585 optimum and I'm waiting for Fed X to deliver it. However, as I did my research over the last month or so I kept stumbling across the Tangerine color. I know it's probably a pretty polarizing color and normally orange or anything in the red spectrum doesn't appeal to me. So it's strange that I have really fallen for this color.

Anyone ride one? Does it make you faster? Do you get comments on it (love or hate)? Got pics?

Thanks!

Late to the party here. Just picked one up last week (Medium/Record Titanium). I was concerned it might be on the big side but fits me well. Prior to adjustment, the handling was a bit awkward but I dialed it in pretty well. I love the color and it rides like a dream: soft, light, and responsive. My other rides are Litespeed Firenze & Madone 5.5 but the LOOK outrides them all for me.

P.S. Mine is Tangerine which I LOVE! Pictures coming soon.

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Late to the party here. Just picked one up last week (Medium/Record Titanium). I was concerned it might be on the big side but fits me well. Prior to adjustment, the handling was a bit awkward but I dialed it in pretty well. I love the color and it rides like a dream: soft, light, and responsive. My other rides are Litespeed Firenze & Madone 5.5 but the LOOK outrides them all for me.
The LOOK 585 was a legit superbike when it came out, and that color is titties. Post some pics when you hit 10 posts!
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Thanks, still love my 585. Obviously color doesn't really make a difference and I'm happy with Black and Blue. But if another in my size were to come along in red or orange I might still pull the trigger. Hope you enjoy yours inrissk!
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Originally Posted by inrissk View Post
Late to the party here. Just picked one up last week (Medium/Record Titanium). I was concerned it might be on the big side but fits me well. Prior to adjustment, the handling was a bit awkward but I dialed it in pretty well. I love the color and it rides like a dream: soft, light, and responsive. My other rides are Litespeed Firenze & Madone 5.5 but the LOOK outrides them all for me.
And when you can post pics, please post some from heavy sunlight. That color reminds me a bit of the old Civic Si Habanero Red Pearl, which was usually dull but wonderful in broad sunlight (and as I was living in Albany when that was around, I saw a lot of them looking dull). I'm curious if this comes similarly more alive in the right conditions.
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