Classic colors (was Re: [CR]Raleigh Competition)

Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse

From: Kenneth Stagg <>
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 17:48:58 -0800
In-Reply-To: <>
Subject: Classic colors (was Re: [CR]Raleigh Competition)

1/10/02 5:37:50 PM, wrote:
>In a message dated 1/10/2002 7:48:38 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> writes:
><< robin's egg blue >>
>That sounds like my first "good" bike!
>The blue, BTW. is "lagoon blue" which was Carlton's race colors.

Which brings up a question that has probably been answered before here, but I didn't see it: what companies have a particular color closely associated with their bikes (and what's the color)?

Bianchi has celeste, Gios blue, Richard Sachs would appear to favor red, I always think of Benottos in a sort of silvery beige (which I'm sure that they had a name for.)

What other companies have such recognizable colors?

Ken Stagg
Tacoma, Washington