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Old 07-19-16, 11:23 AM
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What are your favorite Strava segment names?

I wish I were creative, but when I name a segment... it's a road name and direction (yawn). I always enjoy the creative names, here's a couple to start it off:

Dropped a dude on a Cervelo with Your Mom. (flagged as hazardous, for additional giggles).

Colon Blow Sprint (Phil Hartman SNL commercial from back in the 80s)
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Old 07-19-16, 03:59 PM
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Look At All The Old People (on a local trail, many benches frequented by the elderly)

Come And Get Aaron Daniels' KOM
(entertaining because someone did just that)

Middle of no where (found this one while playing with route creator, I love that it only has 1 attempt since it really is the middle of nowhere)
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Old 07-21-16, 10:39 AM
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Damn! I thought this was going get a good thread started.... Well, I'll add another one (and a bump to the thread)

Grindcore black metal extreme waterfall challenge
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Old 07-21-16, 10:50 AM
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Most I ride are pretty blandly descriptive, but this one is fairly humorous, traverses a not too great part of a Detroit suburb:

-=Battlezone Westbound=-
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Look At All The Old People (on a local trail, many benches frequented by the elderly)

Come And Get Aaron Daniels' KOM
(entertaining because someone did just that)

Middle of no where (found this one while playing with route creator, I love that it only has 1 attempt since it really is the middle of nowhere)
Someone, not me honest, around here named "Marc" went and made a bunch of segments with his name on them (like "Marc it KOMed by the Marc.")....that then degenerated into segment names like:

"Marc n Cheese. The other white meat."
"Marcom 5. This defense configuration is in response to Kim Yung Marc's posturing."
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Old 07-21-16, 07:54 PM
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Killing Cobain Goes right by Kurt's old place.
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My favorite, "Commuters Hell"

favorite one i created and named "Everybody Loves Raymonds Lane"
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I'm amused when I see names like these:
Leslie to Carlaw (not ending 4m into the busy intersection, unlike most segments people create! THINK!)
KOM attempt before being run off the road
Dont run lights for KOM's
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Favorite from survey of a few rides:

"Was that really necessary?"

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Burn it up but don't get baked - ends right at one of the first few legal weed shops in Seattle.
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Someone flagged this segment as hazardous so I recreated and renamed it:

Blastin' up the Beav!

It had a similar name before.
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There is one in Central Park, NYC. One is "Horse S#[email protected] Climb". Another one nearby is called "Impress me, Alex Koch"
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There is a fast, twisting descent near my apartment called "YOLO".
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I noticed this when I first joined Strava
No Time for a Beer!

So I had to make this one which goes the other way and ends at the pub
Time for a Beer?

There's this one which is usually filled with traffic.
Stop blocking the roads you silly motorists.

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Strava users sure aren't Ian Banks.


I browsed locally, but most segments are descriptive. Many of the odd names are on the bike trail, who knows why.

This is on the Little Miami Trail, no idea what it could mean there.
NUTH
The reverse direction:
HTUN - haha

also,
why is there a strava segment on a bike trail?!?

and on the Lebanon trail, a 9% climb (which must surprise a lot of riders, since the connected LMT has no hills over 2% for 78 miles.
There are Hills in Ohio


These sound odd, but are actually descriptive:

on Big Jimmy Hill Road
Big Jimmy

at Rabbit Hash KY
Rabbit Hash Rd Climb

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There's a stretch on my path called, "kamikaze squirrels sprint." The squirrels there will dart right across your front wheel. Sadly, I must confess to having hit a couple over the years.

Along the same path about 6 miles east, there's a spot where, when riding at night, rabbits do the exact same thing.
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On my local trail it goes around our airport, they section is named


"Maverick Requesting Flyby"


also have one that goes by our State Prison named "Prison Break"
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There's The Ride Of Shame in Boulder, CO.
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Worst stretch of road in Seattle
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On my local trail it goes around our airport, they section is named


"Maverick Requesting Flyby"


also have one that goes by our State Prison named "Prison Break"
HA! I like the person/people creating segments in your town!

Here's another one I ride often - Fattyboomblatty; and for some reason, I always have the munchies after this segment
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There's a segment on Little John road in Raleigh NC called "Yeahhhhh okayyyyy"
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I got a chuckle out of "No Pull Paul's Showboat Sprint" in Kalamazoo.
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Hammer the Stink. I don't think there's a wastewater treatment plant nearby, so the name is a mystery.

Piper's Pain Hill is a Cat 4 climb.

Four Minutes to a heart attack is a 1.7 mile 1% grade.

Forgot to add:
Schott road has Schott to the Heart.
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I need Chipotle Pronto! is a segment in the middle of the Almanzo 100.
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