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Most Ugly or Stupidest Named Bike

Old 01-17-18, 03:25 PM
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I'm holding out for the Space Rooster or Space Cock as they are sometimes called.
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Old 01-17-18, 04:05 PM
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I recently saw the Giant Trinity triathlon bike.

Those with a weak disposition, or the elderly who may have a heart condition, may choose to avert their eyes.

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Old 01-17-18, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by smarkinson View Post
I recently saw the Giant Trinity triathlon bike.

Those with a weak disposition, or the elderly who may have a heart condition, may choose to avert their eyes.

The shifters on the ends of the bars make them look like some type of talking bird.
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Old 01-17-18, 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Ogsarg View Post
I'll take that over any flat black bike any day.
This ^^^
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Old 01-17-18, 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by raria View Post
well just about all my friends have names for their little boyhood. So naming a bike seems a little more civil.
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Old 01-17-18, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by raria View Post
Well just about all my friends have names for their manhood.
You mean The Colossus?
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Old 01-17-18, 09:58 PM
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Close.

Your close, they are Roman names like Bigus Di#kus

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You mean The Colossus?
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Old 01-17-18, 10:36 PM
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I thought we had come to a consensus on this, that the horror that is the one-two-punch of the Cyrusher and the Machete cannot be beaten. Same frame, different treatments-- but both do include kickstands.



Yes, and all the win is in the Amazon reviews.
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Old 01-17-18, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
If you need to words "Street Cred" on your bike to give you street cred you have no street cred.


Something got lost in translation... It was supposed to be "Road Crud".
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Old 01-18-18, 02:31 AM
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There are bikes in Taobao branded "titanium" when it is in fact not titanium.

Maybe next time somebody will have "carbon" or "carbon fibre" as a brand or name.
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Old 01-18-18, 05:51 AM
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Originally Posted by 700 View Post
Something got lost in translation... It was supposed to be "Road Crud".
On a similar thought, Road Kill would probably not be a very inspiring brand name for a bicycle.
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Old 01-18-18, 07:01 AM
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Worst names, oddly on great bikes, go to Trek. They take the same set of letters: a, e, d, m, n, o and start naming. I'm convinced it started as a challenge from the CEO. "Here, name every road bike with these letters. That's all ya get"

Madone
Damone
Emonda

Coming in 2018
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Old 01-18-18, 07:31 AM
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I never knew that.

So they are going to eventually have to use:

ADemon
OneMad
OneDam
ENomad


Originally Posted by Zaskar View Post
Worst names, oddly on great bikes, go to Trek. They take the same set of letters: a, e, d, m, n, o and start naming. I'm convinced it started as a challenge from the CEO. "Here, name every road bike with these letters. That's all ya get"

Madone
Damone
Emonda

Coming in 2018
Adome
Odamne
Moaden
Neamod
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Old 01-18-18, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Zaskar View Post
Worst names, oddly on great bikes, go to Trek. They take the same set of letters: a, e, d, m, n, o and start naming. I'm convinced it started as a challenge from the CEO. "Here, name every road bike with these letters. That's all ya get"

Madone
Damone
Emonda

Coming in 2018
Adome
Odamne
Moaden
Neamod
I was thinking the same thing. But then I figured it's really no worse than any other arbitrary code, like C60 or TCR. BMC probably have the smartest names. Kona have the dopiest.
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Old 01-18-18, 08:12 AM
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I was thinking the same thing. But then I figured it's really no worse than any other arbitrary code, like C60 or TCR. BMC probably have the smartest names. Kona have the dopiest.
How is C60 arbitrary? It is a letter and a number. Simple and clean.

German car models are also designated by a number and a letter (or letters). Again, simple and clean.

Asian and American car companies OTOH sometimes use the silliest, most inane naming schemes.
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Old 01-18-18, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by f4rrest View Post
Yes, and all the win is in the Amazon reviews.
Looks like VTSP has come out with a few new models that could really use some reviews.
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Old 01-18-18, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Zaskar View Post
Worst names, oddly on great bikes, go to Trek. They take the same set of letters: a, e, d, m, n, o and start naming. I'm convinced it started as a challenge from the CEO. "Here, name every road bike with these letters. That's all ya get"

Madone
Damone
Emonda

Coming in 2018
Adome
Odamne
Moaden
Neamod
"Mad one" is bad already.
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Old 01-18-18, 11:40 AM
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Looks like VTSP has come out with a few new models that could really use some reviews.
That was totally worth the 30 minutes I spent reading those reviews, thanks!
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Old 01-18-18, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Zaskar View Post
Worst names, oddly on great bikes, go to Trek. They take the same set of letters: a, e, d, m, n, o and start naming. I'm convinced it started as a challenge from the CEO. "Here, name every road bike with these letters. That's all ya get"

Madone
Damone
Emonda

Coming in 2018
Adome
Odamne
Moaden
Neamod
If you want an actual answer, the "Madone" was named for a mountain Lance Armstrong used to ride in training. Why they then named all their other bikes as anagrams, I have no idea.
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Old 01-18-18, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by eja_ bottecchia View Post
How is C60 arbitrary? It is a letter and a number. Simple and clean.
LOL how is it not arbitrary? You just answered your own question, "it's a letter and a number". Right, that's called arbitrary!

Also, I love when companies try to come up with a "cool sounding" acronym by throwing words together, which ends up meaning nothing, or not making sense. Specialized "FACT" carbon, ooh! "Functional Advanced Composite Technology" lol, ok!
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Old 01-18-18, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by cthenn View Post
LOL how is it not arbitrary? You just answered your own question, "it's a letter and a number". Right, that's called arbitrary!

If you think C60 is arbitrary, then you are not familiar with Colnago bikes or the scheme used by Colnago to identify their bikes, especially the C series. You probably also think that C40, C50 and C59 are equally arbitrary.




Arbitrary (definition):


based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system: (Emphasis added).
"his mealtimes were entirely arbitrary"
synonyms: capricious · whimsical · random · chance · unpredictable · casual · wanton · unmotivated · motiveless · unreasoned · unsupported · irrational · illogical · groundless · unjustified · [more]
personal · discretionary · subjective


antonyms: reasoned · rational


Good luck to you, ride safely.


https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-and-...de-colnago-c60

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Old 01-18-18, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
At first I thought you meant named by the owner, like “Brad”. Now that is stupid no matter what the name is. As is calling a bike “he” or “she” or “my baby’”. Grow the **** up.
Could show Taylor, Emily, Hanna, Rachael and a few others I forgot.

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Originally Posted by f4rrest View Post
Yes, and all the win is in the Amazon reviews.
The weight listed for that Cyrusher thing is 41lbs in a 56cm. How? Are the frame and wheels solid metal? My alloy fatbike weighs 10lbs less and it's not a particularly svelte model.
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Old 01-18-18, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by kc0bbq View Post
The weight listed for that Cyrusher thing is 41lbs in a 56cm. How? Are the frame and wheels solid metal? My alloy fatbike weighs 10lbs less and it's not a particularly svelte model.
There are some good answers in the Q&A section:

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Hey ... show some respect.

That bike comes equipped with “Germany Twitter Cable Mechanical Disc Brake”
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