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Old 11-26-07, 05:53 PM   #1
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Worst bike names.

I have a great Litespeed mountain bike named a "Pisgah". After owning the bike I learned it was a National Park and a great place to ride Mountain Bikes near that factory.

Everyone else I know thinks the name is something disgusting. Is this the worst bike name in the world?

I have an old Ross ten speed, on the down tube they spelled bicycle "bicyele". Is that the worst spelling on a bike?

I have a Giant Yukon SE, isn't an SUV a Yukon?
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Old 11-26-07, 05:56 PM   #2
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My poor stolen bike. Hummer.

I ride with a group, get initiated (riding with them, ahem) - so a stuntman shot and then get a nickname.



Guess what my nickname is with that group.



Takes a strong woman to carry that one off.
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Old 11-26-07, 05:58 PM   #3
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Pretty much any bike named after a car. Except maybe in the old days when cars didnt have stupid names.
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Old 11-26-07, 06:01 PM   #4
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My mountain bike is a Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo - not a bad name - just odd - doesn't exactly role off the tongue. It's evidently named after a trail in CA.
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My mountain bike is a Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo - not a bad name - just odd - doesn't exactly role off the tongue. It's evidently named after a trail in CA.
Definitely different!
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My bikes are named blue bike, white bike, fixie, CX, mountain bike, shi$$y bike and Fuji. None of them are good enough to be called hummer. When I find a bike worthy of that name I will sell all the other bikes and ride that one exclusively.
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Nothing beats Kona's Humuhumu-nukunuku-apua'a!

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Old 11-26-07, 07:28 PM   #8
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My poor stolen bike. Hummer.

I ride with a group, get initiated (riding with them, ahem) - so a stuntman shot and then get a nickname.



Guess what my nickname is with that group.




Takes a strong woman to carry that one off.
Hummer babe?
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Old 11-26-07, 08:26 PM   #10
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I have a great Litespeed mountain bike named a "Pisgah". After owning the bike I learned it was a National Park and a great place to ride Mountain Bikes near that factory.

Everyone else I know thinks the name is something disgusting. Is this the worst bike name in the world?


I have an old Ross ten speed, on the down tube they spelled bicycle "bicyele". Is that the worst spelling on a bike?

I have a Giant Yukon SE, isn't an SUV a Yukon?
I've got to see a picture of that!
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Old 11-26-07, 08:42 PM   #11
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Hahanna.

Not actually bad, but how the hell do you pronounce that?? Huhonna? Huh-hannah, like the name?
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Old 11-26-07, 08:48 PM   #12
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I have a great Litespeed mountain bike named a "Pisgah". After owning the bike I learned it was a National Park and a great place to ride Mountain Bikes near that factory.

Everyone else I know thinks the name is something disgusting. Is this the worst bike name in the world?

I have an old Ross ten speed, on the down tube they spelled bicycle "bicyele". Is that the worst spelling on a bike?

I have a Giant Yukon SE, isn't an SUV a Yukon?
Hmmm... Pisgah is a great place to ride a mountain bike. Sounds like a good name for a mountain bike to me.

Yukon is a province in Canada not an SUV, typically with connotations of an outdoorsy place (whether true or not), so naming a bike as well as an SUV after it makes sense, so I don't think that's a bad name for a bike, either.
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This gets my vote
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Old 11-26-07, 09:34 PM   #15
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Actually some of those are pretty awesome.
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there is a bike named "big leg emma"
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Old 11-26-07, 10:33 PM   #17
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This is the "One"

The name isn't bad, but it's the weirdest looking bike!
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Old 11-26-07, 10:37 PM   #18
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I'm going to go with Commencal Pasta Power and Pizza Power
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What's wrong with Pugsley? It fits! Look at this big fat mother****er:



What would you propose calling it? Twiggy?
That thing is awesome.
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Pretty much any bike named after a car. Except maybe in the old days when cars didnt have stupid names.
Could you imagine a Specialized Citation?

Me neither
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This is the "One"

The name isn't bad, but it's the weirdest looking bike!
Thats so ugly that I want one.
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On the last dirt session of the year my bike was aptly named 'F*cked' because I couldn't pedal through the last pack without the BB loosening.


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I ride with a group, get initiated (riding with them, ahem) - so a stuntman shot and then get a nickname.
Tude, can you translate that to English? I'm an old guy and have absolutely no idea what you said.
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