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Old 10-05-07, 09:47 AM
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"Big Yellow" - Commuter, Unknown Mfg
"Epic" - Road, Specialized
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Old 10-05-07, 10:05 AM
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My favorite (no secret around here! ) is my 4500, I call it "The Hummer"
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Old 10-05-07, 11:49 AM
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My commuter is called the Urban Assault Vehicle. The roadie does not have a name as yet.
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Old 10-06-07, 12:36 AM
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Shogun frame (touring/commute bike),remove a few letters...HOG
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This is Big Red:


This is Betsy:


This is the Silver Streak:


and my youngest (he's 6) has a sweet ride called "Major Damage" which is awesome.
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Old 10-06-07, 12:45 PM
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I call mine "THE CLUNKER" .
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Old 10-06-07, 01:23 PM
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My roadie is called "the beast" when compared to my mtb or tourer
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i jam my thumbs up and back into the tubes. this way i can point my fingers straight out in front to split the wind and attain an even more aero profile, and the usual fixed gear - zen - connectedness feeling through the drivetrain is multiplied ten fold because my thumbs become one with the tubing.
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Old 10-06-07, 01:24 PM
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I call my favorite road bike, " the pig"
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Old 10-06-07, 04:04 PM
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"The Kona",
"The Cannondale",
"The Trek", and
"The Old Trek".

About naming vehicles, long ago my son thought VW made a model called "The Rattletrap". Seems I gave the old bucket a defacto name without ever thinking much about it.
 
Old 10-06-07, 04:11 PM
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Old 10-06-07, 05:14 PM
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My commuting bike is named Miss Gulch (the nasty neighbor from the Wizard of Oz).

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Old 10-06-07, 07:06 PM
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I call my road bike "Marie Therese Charlotte." She was queen of France for 20 minutes. And my other, singlespeed commuter is called "Babette," staying w/ the French theme as she's an old Peugeot Course. I like to give the female names because I don't like to ride guys.
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Old 10-07-07, 03:01 AM
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I don't name my bikes. I don't think there is anything wrong with doing it, I just don't care to. Well maybe if something breaks on the bike I might curse at it and call it a piece of ****.
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Old 10-07-07, 03:12 PM
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They change often but lately, they have been:
"Pink and black" for the Trek 7.2 FX, a.k.a. "the Trek"
"my Giant" for the late Giant Cypress, a.k.a. "the red one"
"green bike" for the olive green 1972 Raleigh Record beer hauler

Not very creative, but descriptive enough.
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Old 10-07-07, 03:26 PM
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My custom-built tourer didn't have a name on the frame. Over several beers a friend and I named it
"Kyoto Accord"

No one seems to get the joke.

When I custom built up a tandem from a Norco frame for my wife for our twenty-fifth anniversary, we called it
"Venticinque"

She's Italian. No one seemed to get it

My commuter bike is actually a Giant, but I've covered up the name with tape. Everyone asks
"What's the name of your bike?"

I need a snappy comeback for that one.
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Old 10-07-07, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by pinkrobe View Post
The blue one
The green one
The Cervelo
The Trek
I tried, at one point, to name my bicycles. But I kept reverting back to something like the above. Back when I had two bikes, I had the blue bike and the white bike. Then the white bike was crippled and I had to replace the frame with a blue frame; so then it was the commuter and the Univega. Now it's:

The Commuter
The Fixie
The Univega (though it might just become "The Rain Bike", now that the Trek is around)
The Trek
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Old 10-07-07, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by stokell View Post
My commuter bike is actually a Giant, but I've covered up the name with tape. Everyone asks
"What's the name of your bike?"

I need a snappy comeback for that one.

Just say "It's name is _______" (mouth open with no sound coming out).
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Old 10-07-07, 07:20 PM
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Flat black 86 cannodale road bike -- "El Rad" --made from a reconfigureed Caddillac El dorado name bage
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Old 10-08-07, 05:06 AM
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Bike names

Fast commuter in CT (Specialized Allez Elite) is "The bike". 2nd in Chicago (Old Schwinn Traveler) is called "The Tank".
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Old 10-08-07, 06:55 PM
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"Jackie Brown" 07 Novara Randonee (she's got a brown frame, has a little junk in her trunk, and she's sexy)

no names yet for my 88 Nishiki Ariel (tows the Burley trailer) or 91 Raleigh Olympian (old road bike, now SS)

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When it's jumping gears while I'm putting out big watts uphill, it's a ****ing Piece of ****, even though I know it's my hack adjustment causing it

I tell my friends it's my beater for grins, since I am fortunate enough to have a better bike for special occasions.
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Old 10-10-07, 12:44 AM
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Wally, Dennis, Everest and the Dragon.
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