Build Off 11 TRENDS

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  1. The Renaissance Man

    The Renaissance Man __CERTIFIED DIVER__ (Open Water & Open Dumpster) Pro Member

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    I've noticed a few trends in this year's build off. Some are obvious like bikes with tires or chains, those don't need to be posted.:wink1:
    What else have you noticed? I'll start.
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    CURVED SEAT TUBE ELGINS and also curved seat tubes customs.

    When I chose my frame before the build off, I thought that I would be one of if not the only one with a curved seat tube Elgin. They only made these bikes for a few years around 1939 if what I've learned is true. I haven't counted, but there are several with the latest (and possibly the coolest) one joining in just yesterday!
     
  2. Big Ape

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    ALUMINIUM loads of ALUMINIUM!!
     
  3. brett4christ

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    Old Elgins

    Spaceliners/Flightliners

    and yes....Aluminum Frames...old and new!!
     
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  4. Rockit!

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    I've got one of those myself that I may enter for fun....I've got to build it anyway!
     
  5. mattgalbo

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    Ok


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  6. Chad T

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    ...and Drillium!
     
  7. LukeTheJoker

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    I think we are seeing more traditional "RatRod" bikes this year than I have seen recently, lots of vintage parts too...

    Luke.
     
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  8. LukeTheJoker

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    Bike pictures with dogs in them...

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  9. OddJob

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    I haven't been around the build forums more than a year, but this is the first time I've seen anyone but TRM using one of his convertible tanks......what do we have now, 3 or 4?
     
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  10. kim_dude

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    Been laying kinda low and didn't enter this year (actually thinking of thinning my heard a bit so I have room in my garage). It was cool looking through the builds this year and seeing all the Elgins.
     
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  11. Falstaff

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    A few with a steampunk theme.
     
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  12. Falstaff

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    Bullet casings.
    What is it now? Three bikes with casings for valve caps and/or bar ends.
     
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  13. OneHorsePower

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    It still is :nod::wink1::113::forum:
     
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  14. OneHorsePower

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    Cargo bikes! there are 3 or 4 in the works now :nod: its not allot , but considering we rarely even get 1 cycle truck in a buildoff it seems like a big number
     
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  15. OneHorsePower

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    Vinyl graphics
     
  16. G-Matt

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    Vacation pictures from a few of us fatstaff , odd job Hear is one of mine . [​IMG][​IMG]


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  17. OneHorsePower

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    -Really late entys to the build
    Also
    -Already started builds before thread posting
     
  18. The Renaissance Man

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    Where's the Deco Discs? I was certain that we'd be seeing several of these by now!
     
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    I was wondering the same thing the other day.
     
  20. G-Matt

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    Fountains , let's see those bike and fountains .


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