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    Still can't climb
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    do you name your bike(s)?

    my 2 roadies are grace and joyce.

    then there are 2 mountain bikes that i adopted. and no, i don't love them like my own even though i tell them i do.

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    Senior Member Michigander's Avatar
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    I named my Giant John Dillinger. My Klien is Old Blue. My Schwinn Peleton I don't think I have a name for.
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    Old yeller...its yellow.

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    Goldbike
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    The "now retired" Old Guy Ed in GA's Avatar
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    Yep....


    The Blue one and The Grey one.
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    The Raleigh is Picasso (it's blue)

    The Univega is Shirley (because there are days when I look out at the weather before my commute and say "surely you can't be serious." and the bike responds "I am. and don't call me shirley." So I named it Shirley out of spite.
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    Touring bike is Hildy - good on hills.
    My brignt red folder is Little Red. That's more a desccription than a name.
    The new green Trek Pure doesn't have a name yet, nothing has jumped out at me.
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    On my TARDIScycle! KingTermite's Avatar
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    My 1st bike, the comfort bike, I call my "john deere". The current bike, touring/commuter bike is called my "hideously charming commuting bike".
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    The Schwinn. The Cat(amount). The Rig. fixie. Betty was the Trek. The Motobecane will need a name after she's finished.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neilfein View Post
    Touring bike is Hildy - good on hills.
    My brignt red folder is Little Red. That's more a desccription than a name.
    The new green Trek Pure doesn't have a name yet, nothing has jumped out at me.
    Pura Vida? best translated "the simple life".

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    Project one, project two, etc.
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    Who farted? Ka_Jun's Avatar
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    Starscream & Ironhide

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    The Pasta Maker

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    I liked the guy who got back into biking after gaining alot of weight. He named his new bike "Prison Sex".
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Do I name my bikes? duh!

    I keep Shadowfax downstairs, a stall away from Babe the Blue Ox, and Phantom, and Cyclone. Am deliberating on the name for the new one that I got in trade for Tornado.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    My fixed gear was named beyonce because of a joke,
    back when the police department lost my bike, the police report read that my and my beyonce were left at the hospital,
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    Hey C0urt. Did Beyonce ever turn up?
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Still can't climb
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    naming bikes is crazy. you have all announced yourt loopiness. please pick up your complementary straight jacket on your way out.

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    um, I can't ride no handed...........
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Still can't climb
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    use the trainer

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    moving target c0urt's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Hey C0urt. Did Beyonce ever turn up?
    yeah, took 2 weeks and some change, and lots of threats and mean names.
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    Pwnerer Wordbiker's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    um, I can't ride no handed...........
    I can.
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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    road bike, mountain bike, single speed, geared 'cross bike (since the ss is also a 'cross bike), and the Gazelle. which will probably suffer a downgrade to "three speed" once it's rolling again.

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    Still can't climb
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    both my road bikes hurt me.

    Grace is a pain in the ass and joyce is a pain in the neck. Any suggestions for renaming them?

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    My Xtracycle is named Friday, after the Robert Heinlein novel/character.
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    Obviously, the guy's like a 12th level white wizard or something. His mere presence is a danger to mortals.

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