What's your bike's name?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by VozProto, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. jsalman93

    jsalman93 Been here awhile

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    I don't really have a name for my bike, but I kind of feel like it has a personality. I know that a lot of riders refer to their bikes as women (example: "Yup, she's a beauty." or "This baby right here". I would imagine that my bike would be a guy, kind of like a good friend who is always up for going on an adventure. I can't really imagine going on a trip for days on end driving with a woman, we would just get lost and start arguing :lol3

    how a conversation would go if my bike could talk:

    "Hey Fz6, wanna go ride through the canyons all day and try to get my knee down"
    "Hell yeah, dude. Let's go!"

    "Hey Fz6, do you mind if I put this dumb broad on the back of you in the hopes of getting some ass?"
    "Sure thing man. you should try revving the engine every so often, i hear girls like that stuf :evil. Oh me, don't even worry about adjusting my suspension or anything, just go have fun."
    "sweet, thanks."

    "Hey Fz6, I have a midterm to do, can I just change your oil and chain later?"
    "yeah I'm good. Just get around to it sometime this month."

    If my bike were a woman, I would probably have to change the oil evey 3000 miles, and then she would get on her period and drain a quart of it every so often :lol3.
  2. Tinker1980

    Tinker1980 Long timer

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    My '77 Husqvarna WR250 - Old Satan. Because it temps me to do BAD things that will not end well for me.

    '92 Ex500 - Michelle. After an old girlfriend. Because I never knew if she would break my heart or break my arm, but she sure was pretty to look at and fun to ride!

    '86 Honda XL250 - Thumper. Of course.

    '08 KLR - Tiller. Because if I'm not careful it makes the yard look like I've been through it with a roto-tiller.

    '89 Chevy C1500 - Old Faithful. It doesn't break. Ever.

    '91 Geo Metro - Dick Turpin. Because it's always holding people up on the highway.

    Last but not least, my '01 Polaris trailblazer - usually just call it START, DAMMIT. The only part of this AMERICAN atv that I've ever had problems with is the JAPANESE engine. :rofl
  3. echo15

    echo15 Been here awhile

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    My girlfriend started this whole bike naming thing... she names a lot of inanimate objects. Anyway,
    2010 Triumph Tiger 1050 is "Pearl" (the faster black color... so go ahead and make the Pirates of the Caribbean link).
    The 2006 Uly was "Sally"
    My daughter's Buell XB9s is "Sissy"
    and, my 2009 Buell 1125CR was "Jezebel"
  4. cb200t

    cb200t Been here awhile

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    Tiny-moto.

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  5. longwayaround

    longwayaround Female Adventurer

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    all vehicles have been named! They are as much a part of the family as any other soul!

    red VFR 750 - Ace

    Yamaha R1 Raven - holy shitballs

    BMW 650 twin - Dorothy (because of her beautiful ruby red slippers and adventures to OZ!)

    GMC suv - came pre-named Jimmy. i hated that bastard more than any thing i have ever owned...engine blew a piston climbing a mountain pass leaving my GF and i stranded.

    Nissan Maxima - once again, prenamed Max

    aaaand My fave, 2005 Jeep Cherokee limited - Sandy...as it usually ends up resembling a dog beach by the end of our adventuring with it. fur, rocks, wood, beer bottles, and paddles, bikes and babes make this vehicle feel at home.

    great thread!!
  6. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Whoa, forgot about this thread. Since I last posted a Husky TR650 has joined the stable. It is appropriately named Ginger, since it is a redhead.
  7. mike45

    mike45 Gotta Ride

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    I call my GS "The Fridge" because it's white.
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    henshao Bained

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    A thumpy Buell Cyclone named Turbulence, or Turbo for short
  9. Running Bear

    Running Bear Been here awhile

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    Blue 09 Triumph Tiger 1050ABS, call her Diana.
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    Sophia. She's a slow gray 2011 tu250x. Seems to like water. Something about a flood in her early days.

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  11. toy4fun

    toy4fun GET out of the way

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    I feel so ashamed, I just ride the Bitch!!!! I did not say that
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  13. D-R0CK

    D-R0CK Adventurer

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    I've got a bike named black betty, because she isn't pretty but rides smooth :wink: I have a buddy whose bike's previous owner broke both his legs against a guardrail riding it, we call his bike voodoo. I have another buddy who's bike leaks oil, we call it the titanic :rofl
  14. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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  15. MotoTex

    MotoTex Miles of Smiles

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    That's a funny lookin' brake pedal on that rig ... :huh

    (former 70's era Bonnie owner)
  16. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    ... And the tickler... Don't forget the tickler. :lol3
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    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    That's the shifter. :lol3
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    Mine was easy.

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