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51Back to top Go down    Re: Has Yours Got A Name? on Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:05 am

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@Bikesmith wrote:My K100rs doesn't have a name yet, though I think it might be Gruber, after the german bad guy in Die Hard. Time will tell if the name sticks.

My 1940 Royal Enfield WD C/O is named Flynn, and my 1942 Chevy Truck is named Grover.
I thought it might have been named after Leftenant Gruber from Allo Allo with his "little tank"

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52Back to top Go down    Re: Has Yours Got A Name? on Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:04 am

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No, its Gruber the 'entrepreneur' from McHale's Navy.

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1985 K100RT Red. VIN 0028991K100RT ENG 104EA248523386
1985 K100RT Blue. VIN 0029036K100RT ENG 104EA25852071
1990 K100LT Black. VIN WB105060310190452
1984 K100RT White. VIN. 0023022K100RT ENG 104EA32848523
    

53Back to top Go down    Re: Has Yours Got A Name? on Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:36 pm

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I think the fact that there are so many possible interpretations of the name clinches it. My bike's name is Gruber. I can leave people guessing about why. Wink


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1985 BMW K100rs
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54Back to top Go down    Re: Has Yours Got A Name? on Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:37 am

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Gruber was hymie's enemy in Get Smart


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55Back to top Go down    Re: Has Yours Got A Name? on Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:48 am

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Kolonel Klink might be a good name for a K


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