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Jim Mishler

Aug 10, 09 13:03

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do you follow the old berry rule (below) or any color rule, when it comes to choosing bike, helmet, kit, or shoe color?


White and yellow, kill a fellow. Purple and blue, good for you. Red's that's fifty-fifty...could be good, could be dead.



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Katy

Aug 10, 09 13:15

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Team kit is white, yellow and back. So no. I think you're pretty visible when you look like a bumble bee.

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Devlin

Aug 10, 09 13:15

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Re: White and yellow, kill a fellow... [Jim Mishler] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Heh, never heard that rule.

White and black bikes, it depends on the graphics scheme. Red I don't like, just too many red bikes out there. I really like less common colors, dark forest green, orange, etc.

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Trieatalot

Aug 10, 09 13:19

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I used to ride a green Tomassini road bike which I picked up for a scream. I was told I got such a deal due to the belief in Europe that green bikes were cursed and no European rider would own one.

I did pretty well on that green machine, so I guess the curse did not make it across the pond.


G-man

Aug 10, 09 13:21

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The curse, Guess that is why the Bianchi riders do so badly. I like the seafoam green myself.


Trieatalot

Aug 10, 09 13:52

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That's not green, that's "celeste". Love that color BTW.

I think the curse only hold true for microsoft start button "green" or so I am told.


meepx2

Aug 10, 09 14:09

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Re: White and yellow, kill a fellow... [Jim Mishler] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Never ride a bike that looks better than you off it than on it.

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madhatter!

Aug 10, 09 14:11

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Re: White and yellow, kill a fellow... [Jim Mishler] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Yes. But then I also use this one:

Red on Black,
Friend of Jack.
Red on Yellow,
Watch out, Fellow.

Which is why none of my bikes have red on yellow. :)


Slowman

Aug 10, 09 14:31

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you're in coral snake territory? red next to yellow, kill a fellow?


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Jim Mishler

Aug 10, 09 15:08

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Re: White and yellow, kill a fellow... [Slowman] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

naaa. i'm in Massasauga country.

see patches of brown & black...better stay back. :-)



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