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Old 05-09-16, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by zoom996
.... I want to sell used commuter bikes to start.
To Work We Go
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Old 05-09-16, 09:52 PM
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I was going to suggest something like Re-Cycle, too.

Alternatively,
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Old 05-09-16, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by StephenH
I'd suggest Zigflob Bicycles if you want a unique name for Google searches.

Otherwise, they sort of all sound the same.
No man, Zigflob bicycles is a huge successful grocery chain in the New York area.
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Originally Posted by the sci guy
I was going to suggest something like Re-Cycle, too.

Alternatively,
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I really like Transit cycles. Sounds very English.
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Old 05-09-16, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by zoom996
This is my bike shop name short list. Which do you think is best?

1. Revolution Cycles
2. Mt. Cheaha Bicycle Repair
3. Safe Journey Cycles
4. The Spokesman
5. The Bike Pit

Any advice is appreciated.
I like Mt Cheaha, but as Mt Cheaha bicycles, or similar, not focusing on repair, per se.
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Old 05-09-16, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by the sci guy
I was going to suggest something like Re-Cycle, too.

Alternatively,

Transit Cycles
I like the idea of keeping the name in line with my objective of providing used commuter bikes because it keeps customers from wondering what the shop is about. They know up front what to expect. I can't think of a good name that goes with this idea.

I want the name to stand out, something original. That's what I like about Odyssey Cycles. I've never heard of it. A google search confirms it's not in use.

Re-Cycle Bicycles is a great name but so many others already use this that I can't stand out. It's not memorable. It's generic. Same with Transit Cycles.
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Old 05-09-16, 11:13 PM
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Odyssey Cycles does sound more "sophisticated" at least to me. It gives a picture of a clean, organized shop. My two cents...
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Old 05-10-16, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by StephenH
I'd suggest Zigflob Bicycles if you want a unique name for Google searches.

Otherwise, they sort of all sound the same.
My LBS is actually named "Snitger's Bicycle Store". If you want Google to return your shop in a search, "unique" is the key. I think it's a German name.
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Old 05-10-16, 06:45 AM
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Re-Cycle Transport? (Hmm no... sounds like a garbage truck)
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Old 05-10-16, 06:56 AM
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I'd say AAAA Aardvark Bike Shop. If people still used phone books, so you'd be first in the listings.
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Old 05-10-16, 07:03 AM
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Just to show how hard it is to pick a unique name, there is a Recycled Cycles by me, focusing mainly on low-cost used cycles
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I like Odyssey, but wonder if there might be a problem sharing the name with Odyssey BMX.
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Originally Posted by intbiker
Odyssey Cycles does sound more "sophisticated" at least to me. It gives a picture of a clean, organized shop. My two cents...
A Bicycle Odyssey is a Long Standing Shop In Sausalito Cal..

Local Here.. Bikes and Beyond .. has been around since '88. Coastal touring bike riders stop here and start tours on bikes they ship ahead.
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