WBO 2017 Jan 1st to April 1st: ANYTHING GOES INCLUDING BUILDS ALREADY STARTED!---GO!---

Discussion in 'WBO 2017 DISCUSSION' started by LukeTheJoker, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. LukeTheJoker

    LukeTheJoker Moderator

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    Alright, we have an empty 3 month time slot at the start of next year, we ran it as an anything goes build-off for a couple of years and switched it up to an offroad build-off last time, which seemed to go down well...

    I have been reading through old build-off suggestions and one that keeps popping up is a build-off to finish off unfinished bikes, either from previous build-off's that were never finished or just builds that stopped somewhere along the way before getting completed.

    A build-off specially for those builds could be great motivation to get them finished, and some of those builds could be spectacular if they finally got done!

    EDIT: Going to run this as Anything Goes.

    Rules:
    1: Start a build thread in the new forum that will open up on the day and post your progress there as it happens.
    2: Must be human powered. (Can have motor as well.)
    3: Build cannot be finished at the time of the first post. (We want to see some progress happen!)
    4: Must be in the finished area by the deadline to be eligible for voting.
    5: Riding photo or video if rideability is questionable.
    6: You must have fun.

    Does not matter if builds are already started before the build-off, provided they are not a completely finished build.

    Countdown clocks:

    Start (Jan 1st 00:01am USA Central): https://countingdownto.com/countdown/rrb-wbo-2017-start-01-january-2017-countdown-clock

    Finish (April 1st 11:59pm USA Central): https://countingdownto.com/countdown/rrb-wbo-2017-finish-countdown-clock

    Luke.
     
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  2. kelvin hahnel

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    Yes Please! I got something perfect for this :) Class 2 that is
     
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  3. Falstaff

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    I could put Air Force Too in a build off like that, I don't know if I'll get back to it by then tho.
    I still need to build the bike I intended for B.O.11,but I could save that for 12 since I still have more design tweaks to make.
     
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  4. furyus

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    Think I'm batting about .500 as build-offs go. Finished three out of six I believe, including bailing on BO11 this year. Only problem I have with this concept is I usually sell off one project to fund another, so all the bikes I didn't finish are gone. My lovely wife says I just like buying and selling!

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  5. CRASH

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    Oh man, I could finish my wife's bike that I put in the WBO 2 years ago and never finished! LOL Right before spring, so she's be happy! Might I suggest "proving" the build with a link to the original build thread be a requirement?
     
  6. LukeTheJoker

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  7. CRASH

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    You're too fast. I edited my post with a suggestion. Read it again.
     
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  8. Chad T

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    Hope you're going to finish The Outlaw..:)...this is a great idea.

    CRASH leave the rule making to Luke. I'm sure everyone will post a link to the original build anyways.
     
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  9. Chad T

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    That's the beauty of having an anything goes build as an option. You can also enter anything else you'd like to.
     
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    I'm not sure it is necessary to prove the build is half done, surely pictures of it as it currently stands would be all that was needed?

    I might have not understood your point maybe? :39:

    I'm not worried about whether or not they were originally in a build-off before, I am sure we have all had normal builds that have just stalled out due to outside factors.

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    Glad you like the idea Chad, not an original idea on my part, it has been floated for a few years on the site...

    Yes, Outlaw is my aim... I also have Back40 which needs not much to finish, so I might try for two entries! :thumbsup:

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  12. Chad T

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    Forgot about the Back40. That's an awesome bike.
     
  13. surplus 6

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    cool idea
     
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  14. OddJob

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    Love to see the Back40 done Luke! That bike has a lot of promise!
     
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    i would be in for a anything goes build , there is something i always wanted to build , not the typical bike :nod: might as well share the build in a buildoff
     
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    this means I'll have to carry on doing something with the wife's bike doh
     
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    Cool idea Luke! I definitely have one I need to finish.
     
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    No wife, happier life. :21:
     
  19. GuitarlCarl

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    I am NOT resurrecting that tandem clown bike with bucking bronco wheels!
    Although I could turn that tandem into a burrito or a tall bike...Hey is there a such thing as a tall burrito?

    Carl.
     
  20. hammer mechanic

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    I have about 5 bikes that I could enter. I am definitely in on this one.
     
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