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Old 10-23-20, 11:41 AM
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On a custom bike I had a decal made in small script - of an old nickname.
When it got repainted, no such decal was necessary to make it special.
YMMV



edit: @OldsCOOL= no matter what you call it, that's Classic. I

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Old 10-23-20, 11:53 AM
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My current five bikes as listed on my Strava profile.

BikeNames by Spinners1961, on Flickr

Speckled Jim by Spinners1961, on Flickr
'Speckled Jim' (named after a pigeon from 'Blackadder Goes Forth') is my 2019 Cannondale CAAD12 Team CNCPT but it has yet to turn a pedal and will debut next Spring. (Stock Photo)

RubyTuesday by Spinners1961, on Flickr
'Ruby Tuesday' gets it's name by being red and most often being ridden on a Tuesday cafe ride with the gang.
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Old 10-23-20, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by darkcoal View Post
I have never name any of my bicycles, I donít know why? Most of my bicycles are or have been brushed aluminum finish. Iím just a fool for brush aluminum, no paint just the decals.
+1 - i can agree with brushed metal alloy frames, but it does not have to be aluminium.

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Old 10-23-20, 12:40 PM
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I have no names for them, but I certainly call them "Flipping POS's" when it mis-shifts or I'm in the big ring while I'm trying to cross in front of traffic from a dead stop.
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Old 10-24-20, 05:29 PM
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Manbearpig and redtailed.
Manbearpig for gravel as it is a mix between road, cross and mountain (one-by).

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Old 10-27-20, 01:59 PM
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I bought an Electra Loft 7i in Green Tea color (because they were out of blue), so her name is Jasmine. But then, I name pretty much everything. My car is a white Kia Soul, so her name is Psyche.
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Old 10-27-20, 06:03 PM
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My car's name is just "the truck".
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Old 11-05-20, 11:18 PM
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I call my roadbike, Faster Damn it!

my mtn bike is Mudball.
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Old 11-10-20, 12:29 PM
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"Rusty"



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Old 11-10-20, 12:47 PM
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No names, just descriptions or sometimes by colour.
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Old 11-18-20, 11:12 PM
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yes...four current bikes and four names...the most accurate is "blitzen." next bike (already have the vintage red steel frame)
will have downtube shifters and be named "lolita" when it gets built up in 2021. can't wait to shift into the small ring.
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Old 11-19-20, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Greyride View Post
I have been lurking on these forums for a while and I was wondering if everyone named their rides or not.
Have not named mine yet.
I have just bought a folding ebike, an Esoteric Starfish, and I've named her Jezebel, because she's a bike of easy virtue and no better than she should be.
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Old 11-21-20, 09:45 AM
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Halloween is what I call my Medici
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Old 11-24-20, 10:15 AM
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My Bikes Name is "UD", short for Ugly Duckling, the photo on Craigslist (100 miles north of our home) looked good but in real life it was pretty ugly! It took a lot of "minor adjustments" and scrubbing to get it to look as good as it does now, it could be called "Phoenix" but I'm going to stick with "UD"!!

The original Craigslist Photo

Fixed, lubed, adjusted and scrubbed and polished with upgrades!
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Old 11-25-20, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Sunwukong View Post
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Is it Brown?
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Old 11-25-20, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by mort1369 View Post
I have recently taken to call my Trek fixies "Trixie I and Trixie III" despite Trixie III having been built first (Trixie, portmanteau of Trek Fixie).

I also sometimes refer to my Trek 720 as "BOB" (Bike Of Burden). . . .
I like! My two good fixies had flip-flop hubs that i flip often I carry Pedros "Trixie"s on each. (On mountain days, I also carry a chainwhip and at hilltops, swap the big cog for a 12 or so. The lockring spanner on the Trixie comes into play!)

Edit: Consider gifting your Trixies with Trixies, (Very good on hub nuts, great lockring spanner.)
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Old 11-26-20, 04:14 PM
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Is it Brown?
Brent
Black. Sheldon Black. There is only one Sheldon Brown!
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Old 11-26-20, 04:59 PM
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I call my new bike something like "sweetheart', I got in love with it, it feels not very healthy now, lol
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I call my new bike something like "sweetheart', I got in love with it, it feels not very healthy now, lol
Eewwwww
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I used to call my Bianchi, the Bianchi (yeah, I know very original). Now that I have a new one, it’s The new bike, the Fondriest, and the old Bianchi. Sorry old Bianchi.
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Y'all are more sophisticated than I am! I just call my road bike 'that one' and my mountain bike 'no, that one'
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Old 12-11-20, 07:34 PM
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Well, since I posted in this thread several years ago, I have acquired several new-to-me bikes. (thanks to the n+1 infection that I got from BF.net)

'84 Univega Viva Sport was just 'the Univega' until I got the '84 Univega Gran Tourismo, so that didn't work anymore. So therefore the Viva Sport is just 'Viva' and The Gran Tourismo is 'the touring bike' or 'Getting There' -- a play on the initials GT because 'getting there' is all part of the journey. (cue the < groan > for the bad pun... )

The '86 Miyata 710 is 'the Miyata', but since I got another one ('88 615) earlier this year from a forum member and is supposed to go to my niece, mine is still 'my Miyata' and that other one is "Vic's Miyata" until such time that she is able to travel here to get it... Or I might have to just ship it to her... Whatever she chooses to name it is up to her...

And as I explained in my Profile signature below, I have that mountain bike of unknown lineage (no name/decals/stickers anywhere on it) and since it is a MTB, it is called the Mutt Trail Bike or 'Mutt'. < another groan >
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Plus or minus a few others from time-to-time

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Old 12-17-20, 01:07 PM
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My bikes come and go. Some stay for a while. Some longer. None have names, per se. I distinguish them by their brand, color or their function.

My wife: "Good ride? Which bike did you ride today?"

Me: "The French Jeunet. Nice ride, very energetic. It felt good. Thanks for asking."

My wife: "Which one is that again?"

Me: "It's the white one."

My wife: "Oh"
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Old 12-17-20, 01:19 PM
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Don't have names for the bikes, but the truck is Ol' Blue.

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