Rename Folding Bikes

Discussion in 'Site News and Announcements' started by Shaun, 26 Jul 2007.

  1. Leave it alone

    1 vote(s)
  2. Rename it to [I]Special Interests[/I]

    1 vote(s)
  3. Rename it to something else

    0 vote(s)
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  1. Shaun

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    I propose renaming the Folding Bikes forum to Special Interests to broaden its scope.

    It might not be the best name for it, but I don't think there is enough posting volume to support a Folder's specific forum at present.

    Choose from the following:

    1) Leave it alone
    2) Rename it to Special Interests
    3) Rename it to something else

    If you go for 3 let me have your idea for an alternative forum name to cover everything else that isn't already catered for :biggrin:

  2. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    "Special interests"is a bit too C+!

    Lacking imagination to come up with anything better right now.
  3. spen666

    spen666 Guru

    Special Needs
  4. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    I guess it would merge with recumbents, and the 'classic' category mentioned elsewhere?

    I'd be happy for Special Interests to cover those, if we can keep Fixed separate. Just that otherwise Fixed tends to take over...

    Would be nice to have different name, to make a break with C+, but not sure what else would cover the lot...
  5. OP

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    What about something exotic sounding like Velo Intéresse Spécial? :thumbsup:

    It's a hard call trying to find something that encompasses; folders, trikes, tandems, rickshaws, unicycles (not sure if they count?), penny farthings, adapted bikes & handbikes, etc.
  6. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK

    "Selection pack"? "Odds and Sods"? "Special Stuff"

    Of course unicycles 'count' - let's be inclusive...
  7. mosschops2

    mosschops2 New Member

    "Folders, trikes, tandems, rickshaws, unicycles, penny farthings, adapted bikes & handbikes"

    Sounds good enough to me!!
  8. HJ

    HJ Cycling in Scotland

    Auld Reekie
    You could try a Velo Intéresse Spécial Section or what ever section is in French, then move Recumbent & HPV, Singlespeed / Fixed and Folding Bikes (and seeing as the section has a French name, Doping :thumbsup:)...
  9. Steve Austin

    Steve Austin The Marmalade Kid

    rename it special interests and they will come :thumbsup:
  10. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
  11. Funny bikes.

    As in the slogan someone proposed for Velovision: "Serious about funny bikes".
  12. OP

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    Okay, rename to Special Interests it is ;)
  13. Pete

    Pete Guest

    Ah, I see it's now fait accompli. Seems good to me. I'd go for merging the 'bent/HPV threads in there too. Another thought: I wonder whether 'cyclo-cross' could be merged either with MTB or 'race'? Can of worms opening time?

    Incidentally, does this forum support 'child' boards (sections grouped under other sections)?
  14. OP

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    Good question, I'll have a look and see when I get chance. ;)
  15. Blonde

    Blonde New Member

    Bury, Lancashire
    'Alternative' section? Difficult to see what you can call it without it all sounding a bit top-shelf-mag... ;)

    We all know what 'special interests' means though and that's all that matters!
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