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    bike names

    I decided to personalize my Kona with a name. Anyone else name their rides?
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    I call my Kona, "Kona". Actually, mine has so many names (Hei Hei, King Kahuna) plastered all over it, I'm thinking about removing some of them. But, no, I haven't named any of my bikes other than what they are labeled.
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    I do not have names for all of the bikes but some do:

    A
    Blue Pig
    Blue Footed Booby
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    Clown Wheels
    Road Monkey
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    "$#@%#% Bike!" Is a frequent one....



    Seriously though, I name my bass guitars and all my boats have had names....but really never a bike. It is always "My Schwinn LeTour", "My Rainier" or whatever the model is called. Well, except for my current Rincon. That one frequently is called "The ill - tempered, Zebra striped bike"....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ProfGumby View Post
    "$#@%#% Bike!" Is a frequent one....



    Seriously though, I name my bass guitars and all my boats have had names....but really never a bike. It is always "My Schwinn LeTour", "My Rainier" or whatever the model is called. Well, except for my current Rincon. That one frequently is called "The ill - tempered, Zebra striped bike"....
    I have always named my bikes something embarrassing like "Schwinn Le Tour". It keeps them humble.

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    My bike is called "The Octagon".

    My front wheel is James Westfall and rear wheel is Dr. Kenneth Noisewater. If you righteous trails play your cards right, you might just get to meet the whole gang.
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    The bike I ride most often has a name,
    There are two bikes in my garage that I havent ridden in years and they dont have names.

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    I call my bike a piece of sh*t
    when it breaks down. Does that
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    Quote Originally Posted by Durango65 View Post
    My bike is called "The Octagon".

    My front wheel is James Westfall and rear wheel is Dr. Kenneth Noisewater. If you righteous trails play your cards right, you might just get to meet the whole gang.
    Call it "Dorothy Mantooth"
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    I name my bikes after dragons. My HT is Ancalagon, the commuter is Viserion. The planned FS acquisition will be named Balerion.

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    I haven't named my bike yet. We are still getting to know each other.


    Right now I call it broken.

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    All my upgrades have added weight. "Exxon Valdeez"

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    Monocog = Monolog (due to its weight)
    Superfly = Stupify
    Vive LeRoy = LeeRoy (as in Bruce Leeroy)
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    I had a buddy that used to name his motorcycles. Annoyed the **** out of me.
    Calmer'n you are.

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    My rig has a custom headset top cap that has my user name on it.

    But I commonly refer to my bike as "my other, other woman". My first "other woman" is my truck.

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    My bikes:

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    Big Red :



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    My bike has many names. The most frequently used are...
    Gary (Guess why )
    My precioussssss...
    Heavy cow. (usually on ascends)
    Worthless piece of cr*p. (when something breaks)

    There are other names but they aren't that common.

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    I've owned maybe dozens of bikes, but my current bike, a Yeti SB-66 carbon, is the first one I've named, and it's called "Socks" which is short for "Tube Socks and Super Glue". My new DH bike (which is currently being built) shall be dubbed "Teh Bruiser" I think, as that seems like a suitable moniker AND it'll be a matte black and ano blue color scheme.
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    My HT trek is chachacha...don't ask...mary-jane suggested it ;-)

    My Fuji road bike doesn't have a name yet...

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    Yeah sure, red bike, blue bike, orange bike, purple bike

    Going to have a problem next week when my 2nd orange bike arrives. Never thought about that until just now.
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    Here is my bike's name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavyRay View Post
    I have always named my bikes something embarrassing like "Schwinn Le Tour". It keeps them humble.
    Love it!

    But my roadie is a 2010 Schwinn LeTour with a set of upgraded rims and hubs...so...
    Remember when we were kids and our Mom's said we could not play in the mud? I'm making up for it now!!

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    My Kona has a couple names: if just a quick reference, it's just "the Kona"; in conversation, it's "Dead Sexay". (Oh -- when I'm talking TO it, it's "Baby"....)
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    I've been calling the purple ano Yelli Screamy I just got in the mail Purple Nurple...

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    I named mine "satan"...it's a dark bike...so the name kinda fit...and I like to recall when the church lady says it: Satan?..and then it echoes.

    that is why satan rules...I was talking about the bike ..not my allegiance to the dark overlord of the underworld....
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    As a new rider and a Christian, I cannot in good conscience post the names that my bike has gone by over the last month. Oh, the hurtful things we say to the ones we love...

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    lets see i think i have named them all
    Theres:

    Big red
    The stuff
    timber
    the truck
    the pretty penny
    the skull

    an the others dont have names yet

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    My Yeti arc is named Sadie because she is sadistic and dishes out pain. She's kinda sexy too.

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    Not black anymore

    I have two 2010 Kona Hoss mountain bikes. I hate black bikes so I decided to have both "repainted" . I found a powder coater who did an outstanding job and the color I chose for the first bike was orange and the other bike is in the shop as we speak, with a gloss white.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ProfGumby View Post
    Love it!

    But my roadie is a 2010 Schwinn LeTour with a set of upgraded rims and hubs...so...
    Sorry, my context for a LeTour is more like 1978. They were different then. Heavy as fracking lead. Like 40 pounds. Dual brake levers, and steel frames with fillet welds everywhere, and steel cranks, steel derailleurs, etc..

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    In a lot of ways bikes are like strippers, so...

    Velvet
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    I'm not into naming things that I will kill or will otherwise kill me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Timmon View Post
    My Yeti arc is named Sadie because she is sadistic and dishes out pain. She's kinda sexy too.
    FWIW, Marquis de Sade was a dude.

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    For whatever reason, I've become obsessed with calling my bike Reginald Poofter, which is a Steve Carell joke from the Office.

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    My 2004 Schwinn Frontier FS is named MIDAS due to his gold paintjob.
    And my Motobecane FS Elite is name Blue Thunda with his sexy dark Blue paint, blue platform pedals, and maybe in the future a blue saddle, handlebar grips and blue tires

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    Mine came with a name already, Mach5
    Because, one is never enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2BeerJoe View Post
    Mine came with a name already, Mach5
    This. Although I can't resist calling mine the Supafly!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ehigh View Post
    I'm not into naming things that I will kill or will otherwise kill me.



    FWIW, Marquis de Sade was a dude.
    im glad im not the only one that LOL'd at this.


    my 29er was named Brittany,


    my current bike has yet to be named, takes a few weeks. But im thinking frog, cause i kinda want to jump it...
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    3 bikes' names

    I have 3 bikes:
    "New mountain bike"
    "Old mountain bike" AKA "son's mountain bike"
    "Road bike"
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    I name my cars and motorcycles, but have never named a bicycle until my latest. I named her Anita Blake. She is a Necromancer from some trash books by Laurell K. Hamilton I used to read.
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    My GT Avalanche is the Gin & Tonic AKA Master Shredder

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    MAXI ... Such a nice name for my new bike

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    This is Christy Alley

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    I haven't named any of my MTBs. But when I bought my first "starter" motorcycle I named it Melanie. Melanie was everyone's "starter" girlfriend in middle school.

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    My last bike was named Veronica, the new one is Lee Van Cleef.
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    I know a lady that once told me that anything that can give you so much pleasure between your legs deserves a name. While she was referring to her Harley, I figured it made sense for a mountain bike as well.

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    I call my bike "my bike". For example, if I want to go ride my bike, I say, "I'm going to ride my bike".

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    Sorry about the profanity

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    I named mine the White Rocket before everything on it fell apart the same week. I am now in the market for new wheels, a new fork, and a new headset. It's in the process of being rebuilt/reborn into the Tundra Express - so named for the nokian extremes i'm putting on my new custom wheels-green rims, green hubs, gold spokes F*** winter.

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    I was raised to not name your horse. You never know when times could get tough, and you'd have to eat it. This is why I name my bikes. No matter how you cook them, you still can't eat them.

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    I told a friend who rides ALOT that I thought about naming my commuter build. She suggested "Doppler Effect" because I'm big enough to show up on radar. Guess I better keep working on weight loss. I am having decals made though

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    My new bike has been called two things(neither time by me).

    Booger bike

    Borat

    Ill let you people be the judge

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    Well I work at a vinyl company, and a friend suggested we put our nicknames on our bikes. I thought it was a dumb idea, but after the first couple people saw the decals I made, we now have about 15 guys that have em...just about every ride we meet someone new, I end up making another set. A few are:
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    Ten years ago I had a Cannondale Bad Boy, at that time I was getting fatter, so the name...Fat Boy!

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    I call my bikes Johnny Cash. Both are "dressed" in black ANO.
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    I call her Quorra for her color.



    and her Pamela for her big wheels.


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    So a bike is a she, can not be a he? I see alot of great bike, mostly looking very macho like, not girly at all.
    I just name my bike "speedy gonzales", out of cartoon character, because it is fast.


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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    I call my bike "my bike". For example, if I want to go ride my bike, I say, "I'm going to ride my bike".
    And i say " im going to take frog for a hoop".

    lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobinGB View Post
    And i say " im going to take frog for a hoop".

    lol
    hahaha for sure ! its happened..... haha

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    I named my Karate Monkey Walker, primarily after Chuck Norris. But also because that's what it serves as when the time comes to go uphill.

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    My bike is red, i named it "Red Rocket".

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    My wife names all our vehicles.
    Cars are "BB 'cape" (Ford Escape) and "BB Soul" ( a KIA).
    All our cars are named BB for some reason, and they get monogrammed when they are pinstriped.
    Her bike is Reggie (it's red).
    My bike is Zenny (?)
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    I had a Yellow& Black Specialized...named Bumble bee and a Grey Ibex named Megatron. I kids came up with their names. Pretty sweet.

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    Trixie (Fuel 9.9), Trina (Superfly Carbon Comp), and Tammy (Madone 5.2). When I posted a pic of my (then new) Fuel a friend of mine asked me what "her name was" and so it began. They all start with T because they are Treks. They are collectively referred to as the Black Fleet because...nevermind...you can figure it out.
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    I usually call my bikes by their model names....with a modification:

    "Coiley"
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    "Speshy"

    My Karpiel DV was given a name, though....Ursula.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uruk-hai View Post
    I usually call my bikes by their model names....with a modification:

    "Coiley"
    "Stabby"
    "Speshy"

    My Karpiel DV was given a name, though....Ursula.
    your user name is the best of all, though...

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    My rip9 was named "Ripper" until I broke the frame. The warranty frame is now called "Powerhammer"

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    My bikes and their corresponding names:

    • On-One Inbred 29er (with a Lefty fork): Inbred Lefty
    • 9:zero:7 fatbike: The Fatf&#117;ck
    • Leader LD-510H: The Cheapster (the frame was $65, LOL!)
    • Surly Big Dummy cargobike: The Land Yacht
    • Santa Cruz Superlight (used to be owned/raced by Menso): The Mensocycle
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