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Old 07-12-17, 07:11 AM
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Originally Posted by High Fist Shin
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and best headbadge....
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Old 07-12-17, 07:19 AM
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While not a name per se, I used to like reading and saying the Italian text on the old Campagnolo toe clip box:

However, I think google translate is not entirely correct on this one:


I don't know Italian, but I think they're saying "Superlight toeclip with entry tabs" as a loose translation.

Edit: More on topic, I like the name of Surly's "Karate Monkey" and others. Also Salsa has a lot of cool names for their bikes as well.

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Old 07-12-17, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by obrentharris
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I instantly thought of those tires when I saw this thread. Also, it just occurred to me how genius the Hakkalugi name is .
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Old 07-12-17, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by ptempel
Edit: More on topic, I like the name of Surly's "Karate Monkey" and others. Also Salsa has a lot of cool names for their bikes as well.

Dragging it back off topic, Cincinnati band "Naked Karate Girls" gets a lot of attention on local marquees.

Back to bikes, Tommasini Sintesi sounds like a blessing from the Pope. And VooDoo should have made a second generation Wazoo, the VooDoo Wazoo Two.
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Old 07-13-17, 05:20 AM
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A few weeks ago I saw bike named Liv Envie. I had to look it up.
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Originally Posted by SloButWide
I'd buy a bike just to be able to say "I rode a Giant Iguana to work today". Similarly, a mountain bike called the Giant Boulder. "Had some problems, had to carry my Giant Boulder down the hill".

For me, the opposite case is Specialized. Just doesn't sound right, perhaps because it's an adjective. Same with Blue, or Public. "My Blue bicycle is black and red". "Where's the Public bike?" "Someone stole it."
I always chuckle when I see "Extra Small Giant bicycle" listed on Craigslist.
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I guess it's supposed to sound French?
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