build off (spring)

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by flybytaco, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    BA, you put waaaay too much thought into this. get some sleep.

    if anyone here has checked out the ratrodbikes site, they have build off challenges all the time. it's a friendly way to goof off with someone you only know as an internet penpal.

    if you want an informal build off, just say what you want, find the guys who'll go for it, and then, just build it.

    that being said (typed,) i'll challenge anyone to a vintage old timey build off.;)
     
  2. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    Barely.... I think you're missing the point of having a "custom bicycle building contest"! If heavily modded frames (& tanks) leaves too few contestants? How many people do you really think we have here with the skills to truely modify a engine???
    We're gonna end up with a contest where everyone just bolts on a bunch of Jims parts, a SBP pipe & a CNS carb onto a totally stock Wally World bike.... Thats not much of a contest... I can look at several pages of those bikes right now in the 'pics & vids' pages! :rolleyes:

    If we're gonna have a contest of "bike building skills", Lets have a real contest of "bike building skills"!
     
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  3. BarelyAWake

    BarelyAWake New Member

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    *shrug* no worries lol ;)
     
  4. flybytaco

    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    ok if you dont have a welder dont even bother all i know is that venice is def in teams or no teams this is gonna happen venice the bike i have in mind is def gonna take me atleast 3 mos i say we keep the 3 mos limit and if we finish early we call it i dont wanna drag it either there is no need for engine mods if you dont wanna do engine mods when i say chopped i mean cut a frame and make it any style you want. this is for fun even if i lose i will love to do it
     
  5. flybytaco

    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    whats up whats up? lol lets melt and mold some metal boys. All i know is my bike is gonna be sickkkk
     
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  6. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    I thought you wanted to wait until spring??
     
  7. flybytaco

    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    lol yea just trying to get people involved
     
  8. MattLGiberson

    MattLGiberson New Member

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    I'm 100% in...just gotta wait for the weather to warm up a bit
     
  9. flybytaco

    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    there we go i like that 100% in thats 110% grrreatt
     
  10. RedB66

    RedB66 New Member

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    I've got one that I've been working on. No team here though.. One man band. I'm hoping to have it completed by mid March.
     
  11. flybytaco

    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    kind of looking to all start the build together no existing builds
     
  12. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    Let's get this thing going!! (It feels like summer out here!!) (^)
     
  13. flybytaco

    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    we still doin this thing Norm? i'm ready when u r
     
  14. Salty Gator

    Salty Gator New Member

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    It's summer here in Florida already and has been...uhhh....N/M.....but if Red decided to enter....he'll smoke you all......LOL !


    Laughs,
    Salty.shft.
     
  15. Salty Gator

    Salty Gator New Member

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    This build off.....will there be categories such as best Cruiser....best Mountain Bike...best Road Bike...Best Stretch....Best Low Rider...etc...etc... ?....Reason I ask is I " think " I can build up a pretty decent Cruiser.....no way in **** I'd win but it would be fun to try !

    Thanks,
    Salty.shft.
     
  16. weekend-fun

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    id do it but i lack the welder LOL
     
  17. weekend-fun

    weekend-fun New Member

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    Bairdcos still alive?? I forgot.

    Were missin' you at the build off!
     
  18. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    I'm in, but I'm really swamped with customer bike builds right now... :rolleyes:
    How long will we have to finish?
     
  19. Salty Gator

    Salty Gator New Member

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  20. flybytaco

    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    norm you can take as long as needed as long as its a good time frame i guess this is considered a technical build off it will include much work welding and shaping I would say its for the seasoned builder with tools not a pair of vise grips and a hammer lol and salty gator you can build a cruiser if you want just be sure to follow the rules if you dont know them read the prior posts so ya i guess i will go grab the new frame today yay best of luck to who enters be sure to say if ur in or out so we can get a mod to set something up maybee bareley awake can help
     

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