Rough Ride Color


Rough Ride is pale, cool-toned shade of mid cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid red, yellow green or mid magenta

Inverse Color #857978
Complementary Color #867b7a
Color Shade: mid cyan (184.62° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 50.39% (better contrasting with white)
Rough Ride Color Sample
Rough Ride Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7a8687

If you're looking for a similar mid cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Rough Ride Color. The Iron Earth color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called October Sky (#8fa2a2) for more energetic effect. Try American River as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#867b7a is the best complementary color to Rough Ride. Mid red shades generally complement the mid cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7a8687 complementary color is Hurricane, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of green cyan, mid cyan, and blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Sirocco are #7a8681 and #7a7f86. Thus found on the left and right of #7a8687 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Blue Smoke and Rolling Stone colors as they work well with Rough Ride.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Rough Ride palette consists of #86817a and #867a7f colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#867b7a). Try Schooner and Empress colors in combination with #7a8687, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #7a8687 offers a combination of mid yellow and mid magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Rough Ride. Thus Bitter and Monsoon giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Rough Ride contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Hurricane, Mobster, and Battleship Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #7a8687 square combo is a palette of mid cyan, violet, mid red and yellow green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Rough Ride tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#867b7a) and two others. The Monsoon is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Xanadu – 120° from the complementary Hurricane. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #867a85 and #7a867b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7a8687 is made of 31% red, 34% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode Rough Ride has a hue angle of 184.62°, a saturation of 5.14% and a lightness of 50.39%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7a8687 is made of 5.1% cyan, 0.39% magenta, 0% yellow and 47.06% black ink.

HEX #7a8687
RGB Decimal rgb(122,134,135)
RGB Percentage 31%, 34%, 35%
CMYK 5.1, 0.39, 0, 47.06
HSL hsl(184.62,5.14%,50.39%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(184.62,9.63%,52.94%)
CIE-LAB lab(55.0074,-4.1588,-2.0435)
XYZ xyz(20.9243,22.937,26.2461)