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So do you have a name for your bike?

Old 02-14-11, 03:15 PM
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So do you have a name for your bike?

In another thread someone mentioned a name for their bike. Hmmm. I have a Boomer series tractor at home and I call it Boomer. If I need it for anything I say I am going to go get Boomer. Or I may tell my son to go get Boomer. I have a Ford F150 with the sync program on it. In order for it to work with a web page you have to give your vehicle a name. Don't know why but I called it Lucy. The other day my wife asked me, since I name other things what was I going to name my new bike? Hmm don't know. So do most here have a name for their bikes?
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Old 02-14-11, 03:22 PM
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Old 02-14-11, 03:26 PM
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I call one of mine Colnago, one Kestrel, one the mountain bike, and another my cyclocross bike.
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Old 02-14-11, 03:37 PM
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Frontier (Race Bike)
Frequent Flier (Commuter)
Float (Rain/Snow Beater)

I name mine like bike series / model names. Giving human names to a machine is a bit creepy for me..
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Old 02-14-11, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
I call one of mine Colnago, one Kestrel, one the mountain bike, and another my cyclocross bike.
Mine are named Winter, racer, highracer, trike, velokit.

Winter is named for the company rather than the function because it serves more than one function.
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I call my Giant Gheorghe Muresan because of the film "My Giant" starring Billy Crystal. A friend of mine has an '87 Chevy Blazer that he refers to as "The Rig," and started calling my fixed gear "The Kinetic Rig." My other bikes have no names. Neither do my guitars.
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My son's name is Scott and so is my bike's.

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Three bikes, three colors, three names : the blue bike, the black bike, the red bike.
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After a lot of thought I chose:
- Cannondale
- Soma
- Litespeed
- Calfee
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What good would it do - it doesn't come if I call it.

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"The Cervelo" - "The Bianchi" - "The mountain bike"
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What good would it do - it doesn't come if I call it.

Neither do my dog or my wife but they still have names.
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The Tarmac is Sydney, The Cannondale is Dale, the fixed is, well, whatever. All the mtb's are *****s.
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My old Schwinn doesn't have a name, but I suppose I could call it Rusty.
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Originally Posted by lowcel View Post
neither do my dog or my wife but they still have names.
zing!
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Isa (short for Isabella) is a white CAAD9
Marco (after Pantani) is a grey CAAD9
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caad 9 -------- deidre
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Originally Posted by JimJimex View Post
Frontier (Race Bike)
Frequent Flier (Commuter)
Float (Rain/Snow Beater)

I name mine like bike series / model names. Giving human names to a machine is a bit creepy for me..
Christine
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The bike.
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This bike, that bike, the other bike, frame, other frame, old frame, other old frame, that other bike .... and a few more
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This bike, that bike, the other bike, frame, other frame, old frame, other old frame, that other bike .... and a few more
very creative.

I guess I can call my CAAD9 ..........Caasidy
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