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Old 03-06-07, 09:45 AM   #1
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what does huffy mean

huffy frames what
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Old 03-06-07, 09:53 AM   #2
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All your huffy are belong to us.

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All your Ross are belong to us, too.

This is why it's a 'Huffy'

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huffy

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All your huffy are belong to us.

Make your time.
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Old 03-06-07, 12:23 PM   #8
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Huffy Sports manufactures various sporting goods, including the Hydra-RibŪ basketball systems used by the NBA..
Well, if a huffy is good enough for the NBA then surely its good enough for all of us!
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You are on your way to destruction!!

There is no chance to survive make your time!!

Ha ha!!
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Well, if a huffy is good enough for the NBA then surely its good enough for all of us!
Dang straight!

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I know what you mean. A lot of bicycle company names are confusing. Take Giant Bicycle Company for example. I was thinking they make some large ass frame sizes, like a 66 cm or more. Nope, they top out at 60 like most other manufacturers. Probably should be called Normal Range of Bicycle Frame Sizes Bicycle Company instead. And then there's Schwinn. What's up with that? No one riding a Schwinn has schwonn anything in several decades.
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If you don't like it you can leave on a Huffy.

If that's too quick for you you can leave in a minute and a Huffy.


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And then there's Schwinn. What's up with that? No one riding a Schwinn has schwonn anything in several decades.
Ummm...that was Ignaz Schwinn's last name. Since he founded the company, I guess he got to name it after himself.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwinn
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The same for Huffy, George P. Huffman.

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Huffy and puffing on a too hard to pedal heavy POS bike.
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Well, if a huffy is good enough for the NBA then surely its good enough for all of us!
Obviously! You may never have noticed, but that thing you commute on is actually two basketballs attached to a frame.
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Huffy and puffing on a too hard to pedal heavy POS bike.
What do you mean POS bike? From the wiki article:

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In the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics, United States athletes riding Huffy labeled bicycles combined to win 2 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze medals.
Jeeze, I think even Dave Stoller won riding a Huffy bicycle.
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Ummm...that was Ignaz Schwinn's last name. Since he founded the company, I guess he got to name it after himself.
Hmm, I guess you're right. I feel so schwilly now.
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Ummm...that was Ignaz Schwinn's last name. Since he founded the company, I guess he got to name it after himself.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwinn
He picked the right name... who the heck would be caught dead riding an Ignaz!
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Jeeze, I think even Dave Stoller won riding a Huffy bicycle.

There is a big difference between "Huffy Labeled Bicycle" and "Bicycle Actually Made in the Huffy Factory"

Huffy never touched the bikes that won those medals, except with a paintbrush.
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I do not understand why Huffy is still in business, and other companies like Schwinn and Raleigh got moved to the side.

I can see one reason to buy a Huffy, and that is to spraypaint it white for use as a ghost bike (a memorial.) However, using one for riding is a totally different matter... but that's IMHO, of course.
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