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It's June. Show us your silver or chrome bikes.

Old 06-01-18, 08:56 AM
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It's June. Show us your silver or chrome bikes.

It's June. Show us your silver or chrome bikes.

I ain't never had neither.
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Silver, you said?



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This is not terribly exciting, but it's a 2004 Felt, which is rapidly approaching "vintage" as an 8 speed. It's special to me because it was the first bike I bought that ticked all the boxes (fast, upright, perfect fit, index). These days, I have more bikes and more boxes.

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@Drillium Dude, there are a lot of Colnagos I don't like, but I love that one.
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ohh i can play ..



1974 Paramount P10




1986 Diamond Back Ascent




1985 GT Backwoods
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Silver

Gitane TdF:



Gazelle Champion Mondial:



Jan Janssen 'XO sewepe'



Raleigh Record:



Kettler Alurad:



Deursen (Speedwell)



Halfords Sport:



Another 'Alurad': Bontekoe by Alan:



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Chrome

Small picture of big bike:



Big picture of small bike:



Both brands as yet unidentified.
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Original '71/72 Witcomb (UK) WO-1 tt racer

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Maybe I'll be the 1st Ochsner photo, I know there's several others here, and it's not even mine because of size but it's "in the family", and I don't have any brag-worthy bikes

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We will start with a Springfield Special


Springfield 02 by L Travers, on Flickr

Raysport Super Corsa


20080911_1 by L Travers, on Flickr

Raleigh Pro MkIV


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R900. "The Terminator."




'77 Raleigh Sports. More silver than it appears here.



Both are long gone.
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R900. "The Terminator."

Cool! Forgot I have one of those. Had it built up with a DA 7400 group, Acera brifters and a flat bar for a while, for the short-and-fast rides. It weighed next to nothing, but man, that bike was harsh!

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I keep saying I haven't had one and then remember differently. I owned this very briefly. It was stolen on the first day I rode it.


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Does Gunmetal grey count?
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This is a timely thread for me because I'm trying to pick a shade of silver or gray that will make the chrome pop a little more on this when I get it redone without overwhelming the delicate red decals.



And then there's this, which I've found is almost impossible to take a good picture of. (Got to be good looking 'cause it's so hard to see!)

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Does Gunmetal grey count?
We have a grey thread in November.
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We have a grey thread in November.
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Cool! Forgot I have one of those. Had it built up with a DA 7400 group, Acera brifters and a flat bar for a while, for the short-and-fast rides. It weighed next to nothing, but man, that bike was harsh!
Yep. Cold, soulless rocketships, they are; fast as heck but minimal enjoyment. It got moved along pretty quickly.
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I should really sell or trade this Merlin Titanium. At ~18" it is too small for my father and I.



No longer have this titanium Bianchi.



Built this for my uncle.

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Does mostly silver count???

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85 Norco Bigfoot. 83 SR Triathalon Edited removed. Not silver.

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Here's my 1985 Opus III. Fuji called it "Wine Silver".


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