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    Senior Member Gary Fountain's Avatar
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    Collective Names

    Recently, on the Australian bike forum it was suggested that the collective name for a group of Colnago's was an orgy of Colnago's.

    Do you have a group of bikes that deserve their own collective name?

    An orgy of Colnago's:


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    A dentist of Cervélos?

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    well, a group of falcons is called a cast.

    not as cool as a "murder," but more appropriate sounding with vintage steel.

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    A burden of Huffys?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman View Post
    A burden of Huffys?
    Laterally stiff yet vertically compliant.

    Viscount Aerospace Pro Trek 770 Cannondale Synapse

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    A redundancy of threads?

    (I thought we just did this one last month... but I wouldn't know how to search for it).

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    Quote Originally Posted by eschlwc View Post
    "mommy, look at all those old men and their old bikes."

    "that's a covey of coots, dear. don't stare."


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    Quote Originally Posted by rhm View Post
    A redundancy of threads?

    (I thought we just did this one last month... but I wouldn't know how to search for it).
    Just use "FW" as the search term.
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    A Confusion of Peugeots
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    A mountain of Fujis.
    Laterally stiff yet vertically compliant.

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    A steaming pile of Raleighs?
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    A Rasher of Raleighs

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    A divorce of Nishikis

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    Quote Originally Posted by jon c. View Post
    A Rasher of Raleighs
    That's just like one, a Rasher is a single slice. Also I think more care is put into Bacon making than Raleigh making in the 70's ;-)
    --Don't Panic.

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    A Fraud of Confentes.
    Laterally stiff yet vertically compliant.

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    My mistake. I always thought a rasher was a larger serving, but it's not a term used much in the US so I guess I've just always been in error.

    Raleigh made some crap, but they made some fine bicycles as well. I love my 81 Team Pro.

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    A smack of Schwinns.
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