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How to pronounce Shimano Tiagra?

Old 12-20-11, 07:08 PM
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How to pronounce Shimano Tiagra?

Just curious, how do you pronounce 'Tiagra' in Shimano Tiagra? Going to test ride some bicycles the day after tomorrow at my LBS and don't want to look like a fool.

Is it like Tiger-ah?
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Old 12-20-11, 07:11 PM
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tee-ah-gra
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Old 12-20-11, 07:15 PM
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Just say Shimano Tiger maybe they will think it's funny
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Rhymes with 'Viagra'?
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Old 12-20-11, 07:16 PM
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Just dont say 700cc or mispronounce derailer.
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Rhymes with 'Viagra'?

It does!
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Originally Posted by fishymamba View Post

It does!
I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be "tee a gra" not "tie a gra"
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Old 12-20-11, 07:20 PM
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Shimano Tiagra.
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Old 12-20-11, 07:26 PM
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Shimano Tiagra.
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Old 12-20-11, 07:31 PM
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Shimano Tiagra.
hahahaha OHHHHHH THATS how you say it, THANKS!
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Originally Posted by Lawcheehung View Post
Just curious, how do you pronounce 'Tiagra' in Shimano Tiagra? Going to test ride some bicycles the day after tomorrow at my LBS and don't want to look like a fool.

Is it like Tiger-ah?
chances are pretty good the lbs won't be sure either...I personally pronounce it like the ED drug.
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Old 12-20-11, 07:46 PM
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like tiara.
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The first response was correct....... Tee - Ah- Gra
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It's a combination of two languages, Spanish and Japanese. Like Spanglish but Spanpanese.

It's the Spanpanese word for tiger.

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Be sure to roll the r when you say it...."teee ahhhh grrrrrrrrrrra"
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Rhymes with Ultegra
This is it
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Don't worry about how to say "Tiagra", just say "105"
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One hundred and five?
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Tiagra - pronounced "crap"
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One hundred and five?
One Nought Five
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Rhymes with 'Viagra'?
This is correct.
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