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View Results: Which color 8GS
Alpine White 41 50.62%
Cordova Blue 12 14.81%
Kalamata Metallic 28 34.57%
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Old 12-27-2013, 10:06 PM   #1
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Color Dilemma

Selling the GTL to begin a new life in the ADV world. As usual for me, the color of my next bike is keeping me up at night. White, no blue, no Kalamata! Help me decide
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Old 12-27-2013, 10:07 PM   #2
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i'm colourblind - wtf do i know!
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:32 PM   #3
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Go with the white. It's more noticeable rolling down the road, it looks more slick with plenty of accessories, it's timeless and known around the forum for having fewer mechanical problems than the rest of the colours
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:46 PM   #4
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Selling the GTL to begin a new life in the ADV world. As usual for me, the color of my next bike is keeping me up at night. White, no blue, no Kalamata! Help me decide
You're right noob NO blue and NO brownish mr Hanky.
Now:
1. Fill out that fckn profile
2. Go buy that bike
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:21 AM   #5
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Don't go with Kalamata. That way there are less like mine out there....

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Just kidding.... I get lots of compliments on the Kalamata and most people say its really badass looking. I highly recommend it. No color regrets here.
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:55 AM   #6
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Unfortunately, the blue seems to have caught my attention, but it may be because I want it to match its garage mate.... Why the hate for the blue?
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:35 AM   #7
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Who cares what colour it is?

Even though I got the BEST colour!!!



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Old 12-28-2013, 06:49 AM   #8
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Unfortunately, the blue seems to have caught my attention, but it may be because I want it to match its garage mate.... Why the hate for the blue?
Because it gives eye cancer? What is there to ask? You want our opinion on colors, what could be more subjective than that question? I think that the GSses look fugly in blue only exception being the Dakar 650 and the Trophy 800. Same for the grey ones that are sad to look at, all color less. But who am I to judge? Moreover I'm colorblind, for all I know that blue one could be beige and a real eye candy!

Go for the one that makes you smile. If after a year you dislike the color swap the panals or paint it . And now REALLY go FILL OUT that profile NOOB
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Old 12-28-2013, 08:01 AM   #9
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Who cares what colour it is?

Even though I got the BEST colour!!!



I'm still curious how do those turn signals work out for you?
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Old 12-30-2013, 04:33 AM   #10
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What?

They are the stock turn signals.......they work fine!!
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Ok, those are Touratech crash bars but they are not the stainless steel color. Did you have them powder coated ?


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Old 12-30-2013, 07:10 AM   #12
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What?

They are the stock turn signals.......they work fine!!
Stock indeed but, 4 inches in front of you signals?
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Old 12-30-2013, 01:50 PM   #13
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Because it gives eye cancer? What is there to ask? You want our opinion on colors, what could be more subjective than that question? I think that the GSses look fugly in blue only exception being the Dakar 650 and the Trophy 800. Same for the grey ones that are sad to look at, all color less. But who am I to judge? Moreover I'm colorblind, for all I know that blue one could be beige and a real eye candy!

Go for the one that makes you smile. If after a year you dislike the color swap the panals or paint it . And now REALLY go FILL OUT that profile NOOB
Profile complete...happy now
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Old 12-30-2013, 02:45 PM   #14
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Stock indeed but, 4 inches in front of you signals?

Hahahaaa.....now I get it!

They work great!
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Ok, those are Touratech crash bars but they are not the stainless steel color. Did you have them powder coated ?


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Yes, I didn't like the look with the stainless coating so had them blasted and powder coated. Here is what it looked like before.

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