***name-the-bike give away***

last week i bought a new bike for our trip to orcas island. we leave in three days and i think this sweet thing needs a name before we go.
i tell you what, leave an idea in the comment section and i will draw a reader's name when we arrive "on island" on friday.
the winner will receive something from our road trip!


Blogger Lisa said...

cute bike! i think she looks like a Keara!

i used to live in colorado springs. i totally miss it there!

10:46 AM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Hillary said...

Hmmm...I'm thinking Mabel or something old-fashioned... :)

11:02 AM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Erin said...

Love that bike...names, hummm?
If you are going for something adventurous - wheeled crusader
girlie - kiki
obvious - pink bike
girlier - Princess kiki
old fashioned - Merle or Pearl

I have a Kona Caldera, it is old (circa 2002-2003 as far as mountain bikes go) I have red hair, my friends call me Red or Big Red so I call my bike Little Red. So there you go!

11:09 AM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Lori W said...

This bike's name is obviously Veronica! :) cute bike! I'm jealous!

11:31 AM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger tanya_williams said...

She's so pretty and girly...love that it's girly but not even pink:)

Since she's peach:

Or the first name that popped in my head was:

Enjoy yourself:)

11:44 AM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Chicken Legs said...

The Orca Bomber

12:01 PM, May 18, 2008  
Anonymous E said...

I'm going to have to go with Priscilla. And envy...not the name of the bike, but how I feel about your trip, but on second thought, if you want to give your bike a gladiator name, it could be Envy!

12:02 PM, May 18, 2008  
Anonymous Erin H. said...

I vote for Bella!

12:03 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Misty said...

The first thing that came to mind was Shirley. I've got a few more:
Elida or spell it Elyda
I can't wait to hear what name you pick. Have a great trip!

12:52 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Jennifer H. said...

What a CUTE bike. I love the color and design. How fun! The very first name that came to mind was Creamsicle. :)

12:56 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Traci Keriazakos said...

That bike is cute!

How about Flora? Flora means Flower (in some language!) LOL! and flowers have petals and you have to petal a bike!

I know, I am a genius!

1:16 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Melanie said...

She looks like a Susie to me.

1:18 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger aimee said...

well- her name is either
A. Lucy (a personal fav of mine!) or
B. Bubbles.
Wow- have a great trip!

1:34 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger lydiajane said...

Carabelle!!!! Sweet bike! Have a great time on your trip!

1:37 PM, May 18, 2008  
Anonymous kristina k said...

I'm going with Tootie, like from Facts of lIfe or Mona from Who's the Boss, both awesome choices ;).....she needs a bell, though. :)

2:43 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Melissa said...

it looks like a sylvia...

2:53 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger KhrisW said...

'Daisy' or 'Lola'. Those are good names. My bike's name is 'Rosie' because it has roses all over it. Even on the seat-it's a cruiser.

4:01 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Jennifer of Dog.Yarn.Knit. said...

1) Matilda
2) Daisy, as in "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer true...on a bicycle built for two."

6:11 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger kelli said...


love the bike.

6:23 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Tony Gambee said...


6:44 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Dawn said...

I'm freaking out because my first thought was Wanda and then I read all these comments and someone else said Wanda. Scary!

8:21 PM, May 18, 2008  
Blogger Rhi said...

wanda... okay no i joke.


i could go on :P

3:30 AM, May 19, 2008  
Anonymous Kristin Fillingham said...

Sweet Sassy
Georgia Sue

Fun game!

9:13 AM, May 19, 2008  
Anonymous leida said...

i think the bike should be a cross-dresser named doodle islands. you could call him "dood" and it'll sound like "dude" and you'll remember you rode around on him on the island.

besides, who doesn't want a friend who's a cross-dresser? ; )

10:02 AM, May 19, 2008  
Blogger RachelDenbow said...

oooh, such a hard rite of passage...the picking of the name.

I liked a few of the old names because classic bikes and old names seem to go together.


Thats my pick.

And I MISS YOU, TOO! I think of you often and I'm so happy that this retreat is about to happen!

I wasn't sure if you'd still be blogging while you're gone but it sounds like a maybe?

Can't wait to see what good this does for you and Herb.

Sending our love to the unnamed bike and its lovely owner!

12:58 PM, May 19, 2008  
Blogger Sherri Whiteford said...

Charlotte. Definitely Charlotte. :) Enjoy your trip!

6:31 PM, May 19, 2008  
Blogger Sharmaine said...

Hehe Just came over from Rhi's blog... Tracey the Trekker...
I thought Baz when I first read your comment but seeing as your gorgeous beauty is pink and floral... Baz seems wrong some how.
Something Autumn-y seems more right... Amber?
Oh and the seat on it looks scrummy!!

9:46 PM, May 20, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Obviously, this bike needs to be named "Stryker."

Mark M.

8:01 AM, May 21, 2008  
Blogger Lisa said...

did you already draw for this? did i miss it? :)

10:53 PM, May 28, 2008  
Blogger David and Rachael said...

Friend, "blog stalker" Rachael here and long lost pal from CO. I keep up with you in disguise and love reading your latest ventures! I couldn't help but come out of the dark for the prime opportunity to help name your sweet bike (**insert dorky Napolean Dynamite accent when you say "sweet bike"**)

I think it should be named HELEN...as in Helen Wheels...as in Hell on Wheels. It's a sweet old fashioned name with a touch of quirky and 'lots of soul. Fitting.

This little island had better watch out - Helen Wheels coming though!

Looooove Rachael Smith (formerly known as Rachael Sybesma)

1:27 PM, May 29, 2008  

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