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Offline Jonesy

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Naming your bikes
« on: August 16, 2009, 04:39:09 PM »
Who names their bikes? What would be the inspiration for some popular bike names? Superheros, delicous peices of fruit, animals? When discussing rides with your freinds, do you use your bikes name like they are one of the crew? If so, you may need some help.

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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2009, 04:50:02 PM »
For me, I just call them my 'big bike' for the Intense or my 'xc bike' for the Blur or the orange bike or blue bike.
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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2009, 04:51:40 PM »
If so, you may need some help.

My bikes are named.  But I wasn't the one that gave them names.  Do I still need help?
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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2009, 05:08:42 PM »
Tom, you definetly need help. My black enduro was either Big Black, or Black B*tch depending on the ride. My new Rush, I could call Cranberry, but it seems that fruit names are all the rage these days. I don't want to be a copy cat.

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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2009, 05:25:34 PM »
Jonesy, I think you could get away with a fruity name.  As long as you don't start drinking fruity drinks, hanging out at fruity bars, or growing a 'gina. 
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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2009, 06:00:45 PM »
If so, you may need some help.

My bikes are named.  But I wasn't the one that gave them names.  Do I still need help?

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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2009, 06:04:56 PM »
My Wife calls my bike "My Wife".

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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2009, 06:20:35 PM »
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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2009, 06:22:15 PM »
After today my bike is "Slow Squeaky Thing"
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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2009, 07:52:17 PM »
After today my bike is "Slow Squeaky Thing"
I thought your bike was called the "rib spreader" .... or was it "sidesplitter"?


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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2009, 08:42:25 PM »
My Wife calls my bike "My Wife".

My wife refers to my Intense as 'Her trip to Europe'.
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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2009, 09:11:10 PM »
I've got the SS and the bouncy bike. That's about as far as my names go.
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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2009, 09:11:36 PM »
Blue berry is my new road bike

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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2009, 09:14:15 PM »

I thought your bike was called the "rib spreader" .... or was it "sidesplitter"?


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Re: Naming your bikes
« Reply #14 on: August 17, 2009, 07:29:23 AM »
T.. Dont lie you know you named it Roxanne!

They were actually named by a woman, and given female names.  I think that means she secretly wants to have a 3-way.  :D
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