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Old 01-06-05, 01:37 AM   #1
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Do you name your bikes?

Just curious if anyone has named his/her bike? I have named my 2000 Rock Lobster my giant green road racing machine and my 2004 Serotta CDA my giant green high tech road racing machine.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:41 AM   #2
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Old 01-06-05, 01:46 AM   #3
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Old 01-06-05, 03:49 AM   #4
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Those aren't really names, those are descriptions.

As I sit here, I feel like weeping looking at the stripped frame that is Gala. Knowing she will not see the street until the salt has left. I look at her, and I know that I will have to buy her better components to wear by that time. She wants them and deserves them.

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Old 01-06-05, 07:52 AM   #5
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Old 01-08-05, 06:14 PM   #6
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the only thing more annoying than people naming their bikes is when they call it a "she". it's not got genitals! it's not a f'ing boat! gimme a break
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Old 01-08-05, 06:27 PM   #7
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I only named one (of 9), my chopper. Its pronounced "Dewey" and spelled DUI.
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Old 01-08-05, 07:41 PM   #8
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Agreed. this thread was done numerous times. What funny is people still reply to it. I on the other hand have named each one of my 72 spokes, wanna hear the names?
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Old 03-04-05, 07:05 PM   #9
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I have an Ebisu (www.jitensha.com). It is named "Structure of Scientific Revolution". Yeah, no one get it.
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Old 03-04-05, 08:10 PM   #10
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the only thing more annoying than people naming their bikes is when they call it a "she". it's not got genitals!
Mine does, it's a boy, has a 'thinger' behind the chainring.
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Old 03-04-05, 08:12 PM   #11
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I only named one (of 9), my chopper. Its pronounced "Dewey" and spelled DUI.
How long before you get your licence back? And are you going to sell your bikes when you do?
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Old 03-04-05, 08:19 PM   #12
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the only thing more annoying than people naming their bikes is when they call it a "she". it's not got genitals! it's not a f'ing boat! gimme a break
I used to ride with a guy that put "The" in front of everything he owned when he talked about it. His bike was called "The Tommasini" and his car was "the Taurus." His helmet was "The Giro" and his shorts were "The Pearls" and so on.

So, I'd say "Are you going riding tomorrow?"

And he'd reply "Yeah, I'm going to the ride tomorrow and I'll be taking THE Tommasini. I'll be wearing THE Pearls and THE Giro. Do you want me to pick you up in THE Taurus?"

It got kind of annoying...
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Old 03-04-05, 08:31 PM   #13
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Mine does, it's a boy, has a 'thinger' behind the chainring.
My thing is bigger than your thing...
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Old 03-04-05, 08:36 PM   #14
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I've named one of my bicycles. HIS name is Machak.
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Old 03-04-05, 09:30 PM   #15
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Maybe..maybe not.
I like the guides on yours, and the holes. May I ask where to get a sprocket like that one?

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Maybe..maybe not.
I like the guides on yours, and the holes. May I ask where to get a sprocket like that one?
It's from Terracycle .
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Old 03-05-05, 07:57 PM   #17
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i usually just put "the" in font of the type of bike it is. eg: "The DS" or "The Road Bike" or "The 20"
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Old 03-05-05, 08:32 PM   #19
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Old 03-06-05, 11:12 AM   #20
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You know, I would have never thought of naming my bicycle. But now that I've been
forced to think of it I came up with a name.

'Puppy Killer'.

Horrible, ain't it?

Well, to be sure I'm not sure if it (my bike) actually killed those puppies but in the course of the
past 8 months (since I've been riding again after a 25 year lay off) me and my bike have managed
to run over two wee puppy type critters. Both ran off screaming and yelping. I went the other way cursing
loudly. I'm 6,1' and 230 pounds (currently, I lost a lot of weight since 8 months ago), so anything I run over that is wee sized surely gets hurt somewhat.

So, maybe Ill get a silk screen paint job done. Black and flaming red letters 'Puppy Killer".
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Old 03-06-05, 11:30 AM   #21
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Old 03-06-05, 06:12 PM   #22
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I used to ride with a guy that put "The" in front of everything he owned when he talked about it. His bike was called "The Tommasini" and his car was "the Taurus." His helmet was "The Giro" and his shorts were "The Pearls" and so on.

So, I'd say "Are you going riding tomorrow?"

And he'd reply "Yeah, I'm going to the ride tomorrow and I'll be taking THE Tommasini. I'll be wearing THE Pearls and THE Giro. Do you want me to pick you up in THE Taurus?"

It got kind of annoying...
That could have been an episode of Sienfeld.
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does your friend live in "The South"? I'm guilty of doing the same thing. I realized that after reading your post.
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does your friend live in "The South"? I'm guilty of doing the same thing. I realized that after reading your post.
Assuming you are replying to me, no, he just had a strange way of referring to HIS things by placing a "the" in front of them. He referred to other's possessions in the normal way like "your" Serotta or "your" Chevy, but his was always "the" Chevy. It was creepy.
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