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Old 09-21-2012, 01:44 PM   #61
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Call my deauville "moppelchen" (nice word for a fat girl),because of the big butt

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Old 09-21-2012, 01:52 PM   #62
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Old 09-21-2012, 02:48 PM   #63
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I've owned lots of bikes, but Ursula is the only one ever named.

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Old 09-21-2012, 02:51 PM   #64
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I'm sure there's another thread like this somewhere---
I'm a Star Wars geek
1975 R75/6 (copper color) -Landspeeder (gone)
1997 F650 (orange) X-wing(gone)
2001 R1150GS (silver) Millenium Falcon(gone)
2003 KLX 300 (green, of course) Slave I
2006 KTM 950 (black) Tie-Fighter

If I get the K1100RT that I am dreaming about I might have to switch from Star Wars to Dr. Who. Tardis seems like a good name for a K bike.
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Old 09-21-2012, 03:51 PM   #65
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I've never named any bike, but on special occasions I will give them a pat on the gas tank and an appreciative "Thank you" for either a very good ride or for pulling my nuts out of the proverbial fire. They're machines, after all.
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Old 09-21-2012, 05:11 PM   #66
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Old 09-21-2012, 05:31 PM   #67
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my Suzuki DRZ400E is named "suzuki samboy nakomurasan".

its a mouthful but you can get around it by saying it real quick.
so named because of the obvious in the first instance, then samboy just slipped in somehow and i have a new marine diesel thats going into my boat and its also a jap made engine (named "jack nakomurasan"), so they are kindof like related....

crazy i know. yeah well you all asked.....!!!!!!
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Old 09-21-2012, 05:41 PM   #68
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frosty

i call my 90 xt600 frosty. faded blue plastics.thumpity thump thump look at frosty go...
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Old 09-21-2012, 05:43 PM   #69
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I've owned lots of bikes, but Ursula is the only one ever named.

That's a sweet looking classic.
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Old 09-21-2012, 05:55 PM   #70
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I wanted to go with T-Rex, but my wife dubbed it the "Chuckwagon", and it stuck.

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Old 09-21-2012, 06:42 PM   #71
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Old 09-21-2012, 10:52 PM   #72
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I've owned lots of bikes, but Ursula is the only one ever named.


Name it? He'll I would marry it!
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:02 PM   #73
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Red Sonja .... What can I say. She's a Red Raider and has an attitude ;)
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:13 PM   #74
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Only 16 year old girls name their vehicles.

I refer to my SV as "the SV"
Most everyone on the forum are 16 year old girls posing as crusty old guys.
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Old 09-23-2012, 06:33 PM   #75
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I had an XS650 I called "Bessie".

My R80RT came to me with a nameplate: "The Duchess of Hamilton". Usually just referred to as "The Duchess"

I had several urges to name my R1100GS. WeissFrau seemed like a good idea at one time and so did Pterodactyl (a friend insists the beak makes him think of this but I don't get it, although the concept of a flying dinosaur sometimes seems appropriate) and Guiselda. However "The GS" seems to be its usual epithet

I don't recall naming any other bikes but my brother had an old NVT moped he called "Eric". I think there was a TV ad. at the time where someone said "Come on Eric!" He says it was "Eric" on the flat but "You slow bastard" uphill or if there was any headwind.
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