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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 12:49 PM Thread Starter
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How should I paint my bike???

I sold my speed four a little while ago and I just picked up an 06 speed triple for a pretty good deal. Only thing is the owner before me painted it a weird grey/dark green which I'm not a huge fan of. I was thinking about just painting it one solid factory color but if I'm painting it it might as well be something custom. Only problem is that I'm not the most creative person when it comes to artsy stuff. I need your opinions people! How should it look? I don't want anything too crazy extreme though. Thanks guys! Here is what it looks like now...




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post #2 of 29 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 01:29 PM
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^ that's a little too crazy extreme for me lol
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How abouts a theme of some sorts.....fighter planes, naked ladies, or just plain black cause its the fastest color on earth!

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Don't take this the wrong way but you can get a lot of good ideas looking at Harley's website, esp their customization (HD1?) page. Or just swim through Google Image Search with variants of 'cool bike' keywords.

Also take some good pics of your bike against a plain (preferably white) background and use Photoshop (or the GIMP if you're cheap) to try out the paint schemes before you commit.
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Yeh don't do DieselGeeks suggestion, your bike will end up getting humped by a Dalmation.
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