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Old 02-15-11, 02:49 AM
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Your bike's name

Well I have a white motobecane frame with gold rims. I named her Pegasus but recently I changed my handlebar tape from white to black...so for now...he shall be called Dark Pegasus....Sorry if this thread has already been made already but I was wondering if any of you other riders have named your "whip". And if so, justification or any meaning behind the name? xD

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I don't like assigning inanimate objects names, it just creeps me out. Aside from calling it by it's model exactly, I simply use a shorter renditions of the company assigned names for my bikes. For example my bianchi pista concept = pcept; leader LD-727TR = 727; cannondale track = cdale track (cdale is there to prevent any mix up of merit with the fuji).
Only what I call my cinelli vigorelli, breaks the mold; I call it the magica, after a decal on its top tube.
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Old 02-15-11, 03:27 AM
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My girlfriend named my white Motobecane Track "Shadowfax." She's a big Lord of the Rings fan.
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Old 02-15-11, 05:21 AM
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Naming bikes is something that girls and dorks do.
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Naming bikes is something that girls and dorks do.
Don't forget stoners.

I jokingly, yet somewhat affectionately, call my bike The Goose.

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Old 02-15-11, 08:25 AM
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Old 02-15-11, 09:51 AM
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The Brewster. It's an SE Premium Brew, so it kinda makes sense. My buddy at the LBS thought of it.
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I'm a simple guy - in the same order as my sig: The green bike, the other green bike, the blue bike, the red bike and the white bike.
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"The brown bike," "The black bike," "The Motobecane," "The Bottecchia," "The Peugeot," "The Centurion," "The BMX."

All my bikes have first and last names.
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Originally Posted by happypills View Post
I don't like assigning inanimate objects names, it just creeps me out. Aside from calling it by it's model exactly, I simply use a shorter renditions of the company assigned names for my bikes. For example my bianchi pista concept = pcept; leader LD-727TR = 727; cannondale track = cdale track (cdale is there to prevent any mix up of merit with the fuji).
Only what I call my cinelli vigorelli, breaks the mold; I call it the magica, after a decal on its top tube.
I'm with you on that buddy.

My bike is called bike...
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Old 02-15-11, 11:28 AM
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No name, since i only have one there's no confusion. The frame color etc. were modeled after my old motorcycle, Penelope, so i dunno. Penelope Jr?
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Old 02-15-11, 12:49 PM
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Charlie Concept.
new one will be named Chromeo.
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Old 02-15-11, 12:52 PM
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Charlie Concept.
new one will be named Chromeo.
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Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
Naming bikes is something that girls and dorks do.
I guess I'm a dork :]. A happy one a matter a fact. After a long ride I sometimes congratulate Pegasus on a ride well done after conquering a steep mountain. Haha just kidding. However when I talk to friends and other riders I've warm up to I eventually mention my bike's name. They either think it's funny and cool....or funny and dumb, but often just brush it off. It's all good, I personally love giving intimate objects that are special to me names because it brings them to life . Just as my old childhood teddy bear (Jonathan) and my car (Bonnie). On a side note I want to design and name my next bike after Hercules. That is all.
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Originally Posted by Higher Class View Post
Don't forget stoners.

I jokingly, yet somewhat affectionately, call my bike The Goose.
Do you have mongoose? Or does your bike resemble or have the characteristics of a goose?
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