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View Poll Results: Bad Weather Names for New Buell 1125
Thunder 0 0%
Tornado 3 20.00%
Typhon 3 20.00%
Storm 0 0%
Tsunami 2 13.33%
Blizzard 0 0%
Black Ice 1 6.67%
Cloudburst 0 0%
Monsoon 1 6.67%
Other 5 33.33%
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:14 AM   #11
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Many of the Buell bikes were named after fighter aircraft of WWII.

I am not sure what using an Austrian engine will do to that naming "scheme", though.
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:17 AM   #12
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Oh, and if it is to be a weather name then I am a fan of Mammatus clouds.

Something about them. Can't quite put a finger on it, but I just like the way Mammatocumulus rolls off the tongue.
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:17 AM   #13
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Many of the Buell bikes were named after fighter aircraft of WWII.

I am not sure what using an Austrian engine will do to that naming "scheme", though.
How about the "Gooneybird" then? (C117/DC3).
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:31 AM   #14
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I like the "1125R Wombat". Has a nice ring to it....Wait Hodaka already did that...hmmm...hows about the "Dingbat" then?
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:51 AM   #15
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WWII fighter/bomber names are great too. Spitfire, Hellcat, Mustang, Avenger, etc.

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Old 07-10-2007, 08:55 AM   #16
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I had to look it up Mammatus (also known as mamma or mammatocumulus, meaning "breast-cloud")... I agree wise choice sir
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:20 AM   #17
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..."1125R Nimbostratocumulus Storm Warning Film at 11"?
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:23 AM   #18
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Many of the Buell bikes were named after fighter aircraft of WWII.

I am not sure what using an Austrian engine will do to that naming "scheme", though.
In that case, "Taifun."
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:24 AM   #19
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i think we've missed the obvious naming choice:

the buell blitzkrieg.

tell me that's not catchy (and slightly easier to say than the buell iwasjustfollowingorders).

bis spter.
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:25 AM   #20
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It's liquid-cooled, so I'd avoid "Tsunami", "Cloudburst", or "Monsoon."
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