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    Does anyone else name their bikes or am I crazy?

    Only had my Honda Shadow for a few days now, but I've become obsessed. I've given her a name, I talk to her, and I even pet her on occassion. My wife sure thinks I've lost my mind.

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    Sometimes I pat the tank while cruising across the open prairie. But give it a name, that's crazy.

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    Strangely enough not all of them, my first was called 'Stump Jumper' but hey, I was 10 years old :/
    Dad always called my Montesa VA360 'Contessa' and my Suzuki 185 was 'Suzy' both stuck & everybody started calling them that.
    My 500 Honda single was 'Thumper' and the BSA Gold Star was 'The Beast'
    The beemer she's called 'Zoom' because thats the sound she makes and the MV Agusta so far I just call her Sweeeeet <- I do caress her a lot and we have gotten to first base, but I've only been with her for 1 year so nothing official yet.

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    My bike is "Gryndl" - cause it makes a big furry monster sort of growl when I roll on the throttle. Chaz's fast blue bike is Sonic (as in hedgehog), his big red bike (RIP) was Clifford. So yeah, some of us name our bikes (our cars have names too)!

    As for petting or whispering sweet nothings... nope.
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    "Beaker" the ninjette, because of the "Meee mooo meeee!!!" noise it makes, and "Ceto" the Concours 14 after the Cetorhinus Maximus, or Basking Shark it resembles when the front suspension is pulled off:

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    I never named the NSR50, but the KLX is named Kermit.
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