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Old 02-27-2015, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
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2015 "Triton" Blue vs. 2013 "Vigor" blue...

I think the 2015 "Metallic Triton Blue" is a shade lighter than the 2013 "Vigor Blue."

Anyone ever see these two side by side and have an opinion?

(This is very important, the fate of many Macbeth color checkers is on the line here! :biggrinjester

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Old 02-27-2015, 03:37 PM
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Definitely two different shades of blue. I was parked by a 2013 blue but forgot to snap a pic (few weekends ago).

The 2015 is a light blue... perhaps slightly teal.
Whereas the 2013 blue is a "true" / royal blue.

Of course everyone sees color differently and computer screens do as well, but here's some pics :


My 2015 blue :





2013 Vigor Blue :


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Old 02-27-2015, 08:59 PM
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they are both hot colors.

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Interesting photos! Thanks for that. I can't say I prefer one over the other, they are both sweet!

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I'm pretty sure neither one is white and gold, though.
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Old 03-03-2015, 02:17 AM
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The 2013 looked a bit on the purple side to me. The 2015 is lighter with the pearl tone. My choice would be the 2015.

...but then I ended up with a White one, because it was the best deal!

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Old 03-03-2015, 10:38 AM
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...but then I ended up with a White one, because it was the best deal!
The white was what I wanted initially. However, when I pulled up and saw the (2015) blue outside in the sun... I had to get it .

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Old 03-03-2015, 08:52 PM
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I've got a blue 2013 model. I have not seen a '15 in person but based on the picks I think the '15 color is a lighter, less purple blue.
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I'm pretty sure neither one is white and gold, though.
That's because the 650 Strom doesn't wear dresses

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Old 03-06-2015, 07:35 AM
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I purchased a 2013 blue just before christmas. It was new in crate so I haven't seen it yet. From the ones that I have seen I like the darker blue.

I went to the bike shop yesterday to tell them to assemble it, I get the bike next Thursday, can't wait. I will still have to wait for the damn snow to leave.
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