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Offline FromMaine

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BOTM Bling
« on: March 10, 2013, 09:25:11 AM »
Its hard work keeping these old bikes roadworthy, even harder keeping them looking like some of the bikes featured here.

So, in recognition of that, each BOTM in 2013 will receive a trophy like the one pictured here.





This one will go to John Hilmer shortly, my wife was kind enough to send Jan. and Feb. winners theirs as I was away.

So post up pics of your Pride and Joy in the Gallery section and show the guys here your hard work!

If theres enough interest and posts in the photo Gallery I'll buy another dozen for 2014.










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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2013, 11:29:13 AM »
Very cool Michael!  :thumb

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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2013, 09:06:36 PM »
Michael & All,

This is over the top.

I'm at a loss as to what to say about you providing these to us that you judge worthy.

I have the perfect place to display this one forever and I'll try to post an image of it after it arrives.

Michael,

You are a class above!

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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2013, 09:40:31 PM »
Well dang! If that don't give incentive to dig those projects out of the barn, I don't what else will!
Great Idea, Michael! I owe you a beer, or several!  :beer:
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2013, 01:49:04 AM »
Thats awesome!
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2013, 04:07:38 AM »
Very nice Michael  :thumb
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2013, 06:14:09 AM »
Awesome Michael   :thumb
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2013, 07:57:59 AM »
Nice touch Michael!










I'll be waiting for mine  ;D
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2013, 10:42:27 AM »
Mine is in the kitchen where the wife's horse jumping trophy was. It will be move out to the shop when it's finished. for now I display it with pride. Thanks Michael.  :thumb :beer: :thumb
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2013, 06:16:59 PM »
Very cool...


I guess I'll have to dig up some pics of Ye Olde MagnaWing.
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2013, 06:36:32 PM »
Very cool...


I guess I'll have to dig up some pics of Ye Olde MagnaWing.
It's not a trophy for Sailboats  :rolling:
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2013, 02:30:55 AM »
Very cool...


I guess I'll have to dig up some pics of Ye Olde MagnaWing.

I dunno Kerry, I think you need a little bit more fairing if you're gonna go for the title.....

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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2013, 08:13:03 AM »
Very cool...


I guess I'll have to dig up some pics of Ye Olde MagnaWing.

I dunno Kerry, I think you need a little bit more fairing if you're gonna go for the title.....


:rolling: .... :rolling: that looks like a massive erection.
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2013, 02:13:20 PM »
Well dang! If that don't give incentive to dig those projects out of the barn, I don't what else will!
Great Idea, Michael! I owe you a beer, or several!  :beer:
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2013, 02:29:48 PM »
Very cool...


I guess I'll have to dig up some pics of Ye Olde MagnaWing.

I dunno Kerry, I think you need a little bit more fairing if you're gonna go for the title.....



Wow!  :rolling:

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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2013, 10:10:55 PM »
Well dang! If that don't give incentive to dig those projects out of the barn, I don't what else will!
Great Idea, Michael! I owe you a beer, or several!  :beer:
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Well it's July now.....have you dug ANY of those Sabres out of the barn yet?  ;D ;)

Naaa, got some other "projects" going.
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #16 on: July 01, 2013, 03:29:08 PM »
This BOTM is really becoming something cool- even without the trophy. The bikes are such high quality, winning one is an honor of itself. I think a calender should happen, and I will definitely be trying to make my next project a front runner!
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #17 on: July 01, 2013, 04:33:54 PM »
I think a calender should happen!

Great Idea...  :thumb


I stlll have the pictures in High-Res... (12 Mp)


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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #18 on: July 01, 2013, 05:53:10 PM »
Folks,

I certainly would want a calender made from images of these machines, actually I would want three. One for work, one for home and another for a friend, maybe more if I think about it a bit.

I'll even go so far as to say that I'd be willing to help with front money if someone gets this to happen.

Now I'm worried a bit as the best images I have are only a couple of megs. I can probably get some improved images if this happens.

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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #19 on: July 01, 2013, 09:06:13 PM »
This calendar thing is a great idea!  :thumb

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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #20 on: July 04, 2013, 02:50:01 PM »
YES!
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #21 on: July 05, 2013, 02:37:54 PM »
LOL- looks like I finally had a good idea for the board LOL
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2014, 12:01:08 PM »
Hey Michael, your inbox is full... :bike:
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2014, 05:16:22 PM »
Hey Michael, your inbox is full... :bike:

Sorry Tim, should have some space in it now.
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2014, 09:08:06 AM »
And which bike is in favour.....

Magna leads with 7
Interceptor following second with 4
Sabre currently at 3

Hmm.. Should I buy a Maggie ???
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #25 on: February 07, 2014, 10:22:03 AM »
NO!
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2014, 03:57:13 PM »
Well, what about an ST1100 ??

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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2014, 04:55:09 PM »

Hmm.. Should I buy a Maggie ???



Yes.  And just think with a little work you could have the only MagnaWing in Europe.
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #28 on: February 07, 2014, 06:24:24 PM »
Michael,

I'm sure that the above posts are not what you were PHISHING for, but burying the the request here didn't really give it a chance.

I believe that the hit count on the various threads supports the need to continue your efforts.

Of course I have no clue about all of the effort this requires and much less of a clue about what all members are typing to you, but I for one really appreciate what you are doing.

Yours is a thankless task as I can see.

Please continue this effort.

John
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Re: BOTM Bling
« Reply #29 on: March 07, 2014, 10:03:48 AM »
It is March 7th Who won? :huh:
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