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In 10 years, will we be riding Armstrongs?(18 posts)

In 10 years, will we be riding Armstrongs?Humma Hah
Jul 28, 2003 1:04 PM
Merck, Lemond, Armstrong?
I'd say the odds are very, very high - maybe even soonerTJeanloz
Jul 28, 2003 1:11 PM
It wouldn't surprise me to see Armstrong launch a bike brand within the next two years. He has the cache, what else does he need? Especially if Trek backs him (wouldn't that really burn Greg Lemond's behind)...
other potential names???DougSloan
Jul 28, 2003 2:09 PM
*X5 (or 6?...)

Any more?

How about "Vortex"?Spoiler
Jul 28, 2003 6:08 PM
The name came to me in a dream.
Uniballer. nmSpunout
Jul 29, 2003 3:53 AM
Goin' Postal?Humma Hah
Jul 29, 2003 9:47 AM
I'm sure the USPS would like to change the connotation of that to something positive, like cycling.

In the meantime, it might prevent some road rage against a few cyclists riding such a machine.
steel, carbon linescurtybirdychopper
Jul 28, 2003 1:14 PM
maybe the nice steel line of treks will stay lemonds, and the trek carbon line will become armstrong?
don't like the sound of itColnagoFE
Jul 28, 2003 1:53 PM
at least "lemond" has a nice ring to it. Amrmstrong? nah....
Think about it ...Humma Hah
Jul 28, 2003 1:59 PM
OK, Armstrong sounds more like a blacksmith's product. Too American. Not all girly and French or Italian or Belgian or whatever. But you can pronounce it ... unlike that mouthful of consonants without enough vowels that begins with M. And it doesn't sound like lemon.

By the way, who DID get the basket of lemonds ... er, lemons ... this year?

Armstrong. You could get used to it. Might make a good name for a cruiser.
"Legstrong" might be better nmDougSloan
Jul 28, 2003 2:07 PM
I think "Lance" would be a better name.94Nole
Jul 28, 2003 2:09 PM
Armstrong is just too long.
THERE ya go!Humma Hah
Jul 28, 2003 2:28 PM
Its to the point!
If it is not Italian my butt will not be on it nmafrican
Jul 28, 2003 2:59 PM
what if they called it armstrongoni? nmEpicX
Jul 28, 2003 6:29 PM
Umm, and why is that exactly?? (nm)newridr
Jul 28, 2003 7:06 PM
re: In 10 years, will we be riding Armstrongs?Skip
Jul 28, 2003 3:59 PM
I'll bet "Lone Star"pitt83
Jul 29, 2003 8:38 AM
And they'll be based out of Wisconsin like every other company Trek can devour.
re: no, but we'll definitely lay 'em on the kitchen floor nmcyclopathic
Jul 30, 2003 10:32 AM