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Bike campaign
DaveCox
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Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 08:38 AM GMT+7
I might be persuaded to join in - if I can find the right kit. One of the old Protar Matchless or AJS racers, or the Airfix/Heller Norton Commando maybe, or the Italeri re-issued Laverda. Certainly won't be a riceburner (SWMBO would make that grounds for divorce!)
Quite fancy turning the old ESCI WD Harley into a civvy bike as well.
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Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 09:15 AM GMT+7

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Nice Irvin that would be superb.

Pete



Pete,

I been looking for some time to build it, I have a good figure of a dispatch rider to go along with it.

Cheers
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Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 04:55 PM GMT+7

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What time scale would you all be happy with?
And what start date suits you all?



Hi Pete – I’ll go ahead and throw it out there. … How about a six month run, beginning on June 02, 2015?
The BMW R75 arrived today and I’m all revved-up and ready to submit my kickstart photo!

—mike
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Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:18 PM GMT+7
Hi Mike I already put it forward and 15 June was start date for 4 months I think it was. I can look at extentions if need be.
This will be wind in your hair campaign to cover all 2,3 and 4 wheel cycles.

Pete
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Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:25 PM GMT+7
Pete,

When will the campaign start and how long will it run?
noddy927
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Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:33 PM GMT+7
I put the request in yesterday Irvin. Start was 15 June and run for 4 months. As I said I would be happy to extend if needs be. Not been approved yet so it may get tweeked by admin


Pete
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Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 04:35 AM GMT+7
That'll work! Thanks for all your efforts Fearless Leader!

—mike
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Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 05:17 AM GMT+7
No worries Mike.....hope we get a goer


Pete
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Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 07:50 AM GMT+7
I may do a couple , would a part built be acceptable ?? as i'll be stripping as much as possible to build it properly and effect repairs / strip paint etc ! be nice as it is an old rarity picked it up from my local model shop today
Giovanni1508
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Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 08:15 AM GMT+7

Hi friends,

Bike campaign is a nice idea: I'm IN.

I've just finished a Zundapp Ks-750 and I'll keep the sister BMW R75 waiting until the campaign starts.

So, put the interested fellows together and let's start !

noddy927
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Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 02:01 AM GMT+7
Gio I have applied for it so just waiting back.

Paul I was trying to keep it as new builds only, sorry bud.


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Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 05:17 AM GMT+7
pretty much will be as new now as fully stripped , just need to strip the paint , but will build a new build also , on the one that is stripped was going to try my first scratch built spokes on the wheels and some scratch building can post how stripped it is when I get home but this is the kit

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Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 10:35 AM GMT+7

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callsign: noddy927

Ko it was my idea to have motorcycles, but cycles are where motorcycles started so why not.


Pete



ok, cool. If you get enough interest from Motorcycle participation (looks like you do) then making it exclusive to Motor only is fine. I just thought that having a Bicycle only campaign may not attract enough interested participation to get "rolling"


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Hi Pete – You seem to have two of these going … “Bike Campaign” and “2 wheel campaign (wind in your hair)” and bicycles are now included under the “Motorcycles” heading.

Not to confuse matters more but I have a humble suggestion: One Campaign for “motorized bikes” and a separate campaign for “non-motorized bikes.” Not nay-saying, I'm actually fine with all combined. Whatever you decide, I’m in for both types!

—mike


yeah me too.
oops, I didn't actually realize this was under the MOTORCYCLES heading. I clicked into here from 'Latest Posts'.
Where are both of these campaigns, “Bike Campaign” and “2 wheel campaign (wind in your hair)”? I can only find this one.
Bicycles are now included under the “Motorcycles” heading?




justsendit
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Posted: Friday, June 05, 2015 - 01:47 PM GMT+7
Any status update on this campaign? Hope it gets the official blessing.

—mike
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Posted: Sunday, June 07, 2015 - 08:10 AM GMT+7
Hi Mike

No nothing back from the top brass yet mate.


Pete
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Posted: Monday, June 08, 2015 - 10:47 PM GMT+7
Bump Time!
Jim has set the campaign up in General Modeling.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 01:20 AM GMT+7
You're right! Here's the LINK
I'm in at #3.
Cheers!
-Sean H.
justsendit
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Posted: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 04:45 AM GMT+7
Great news! Now serving #4.

—mike
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Posted: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 08:14 AM GMT+7
I am in at No 5. Noew to find a bike and time. Does a German Kettenkrad count. If not I will need to find something.
noddy927
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Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 12:26 AM GMT+7
Great news guys only just picked up the thread.
Any ideas on a ribbon?

Darrell I would say yes if everyone else agrees with the ketterand. As it has motorcycle front same as a trike.

Welcome everyone and remember no builds before July. I guess this is the main blog so will ask for the other to be closed.


Pete
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Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 08:56 AM GMT+7
To me, a Kettenkrad seems like quite a stretch, but it would bring some nice variety to the campaign.

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Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:08 PM GMT+7
As it's the 15th of july here I can assume it's safe to start?

This my intention....



Along with this set and some other bits to make a small dio at a later date.




The only minor deviation will be the speedo as my kit seems to be missing the decals but I have a round one from another kit so I just need to add a round housing for it. The kit comes with a whole bunch of stowage (two jerry cans, ammo boxes, blanket roll and more.) not sure if I will use all of it but it should look pretty good none the less. The bike as I will be doing it as a civilian version I will paint it either red or blue.

More soon-ish,

Paul
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Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 11:34 PM GMT+7
2 nice kits Paul look forward to seeing them

Pete
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Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 01:16 PM GMT+7
Here’s my entry … ’German BMW R75 w/sidecar’ from Great Wall Hobby. If everything goes as planned, this bike will be diorama bound.

Riding goggles down!

—mike
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Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 11:39 PM GMT+7
Nice kit Mike, a dio too. Nice.

Pete