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Old 04-11-2016, 06:29 AM
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Default Re: what did you do to your motorized bicycle today?

Originally Posted by mogollonmonster View Post

P.S. ALLEN WRENCH, pray tell, what inspired the name "Tempus", specifically your spelling?
Well, at the time (February 2010) I was boning up on my Latin. Working in the courts and various legal-related fields, I wanted to have a better understanding of legalese and lawyer-speak. So when it came time to name the bike, I had a bunch of words in mind. "Tempus" won out. It's the Latin word for "time". As we all know: time flies [tempus fugit]. And the bike was built to replicate a motorbike from another time (late-'teens). And it sounds very similar to "tempest" which is a windy storm. And I honestly didn't come up with anything that much cooler after all, so I went with it.

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