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    I brought home a new bike yesterday, yay! I'm replacing my 6-month old Pinky Tuscadero, a Jamis Renegade Exploit, who was run over by a cement mixer. Pinky's replacement is the same exact bike (model/year/specs) and I need to name her. Suggestions welcome and if I choose your suggested name, you win the pointless prize. And please, no Bikey McBike Face.

    Pics of Pinky and "She who shall be named" are here: https://www.strava.com/activities/1362445182
    And the Strava or it didn't happen evidence of Pinky's demise are here: https://www.strava.com/activities/1351638130

    FYI, my other bikes are Shirley, the trusted dependable hybrid and Laverne, the fun and just a little crazy CX bike.

    Entries for this pointless prize end 1/31/18.

    Oh, and big kudos to Bikenetic who found Pinky's replacement for me super fast!

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    It's clear you like to name bikes after legendary duos. You had Pinky. Now you have the Brain.

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    Pharfignewton

    According to Wikipedia, Pinky falls in love with Pharfignewton, who is a racing mare. So pretty fitting for a bike, and keeps with your Pinky theme

    Plus it's slightly less obvious of a name than "The Brain"...

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    I thought Pharfignewton was a Volkswagen thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Birru View Post
    I thought Pharfignewton was a Volkswagen thing.
    Apparently it's a play on that...



    "Phar Fignewton is a parody "Fahrvergnügen", which, in the 1990's, was the advertising slogan for Volkswagen."

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    Since you already have a Shirley, I would suggest "Highway" and together they can constantly remind you of that lovely spot on the 4MRT.

    Or, the more obvious "Don't Call Me Shirley"

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    I'm going with the LaVerne and Shirley theme and suggesting Squiggy.

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    Komorebi has the same bike and I tried to convince her to name it Lorenzo Llamas since he was in the tv show Renegade. She declined the suggestion quite vociferously, so Lorenzo Llamas is still available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judd View Post
    I'm going with the LaVerne and Shirley theme and suggesting Squiggy.
    No, no, no. This bike is definitely a Lenny. Later, you can get a recumbent and call that Squiggy.

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