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Author Topic: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018  (Read 1698 times)

Offline Tim

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Our good friends at Dime City Cycles are the official sponsor of the DO THE TON Bike of the Month Contest!

Dime City Cycles are not only generous sponsors of the site, but they are good friends and incredible supporters of our community.  They've been part of our group of friends since the earliest days of DO THE TON over 10 years ago and both DTT and DCC have grown side by side over the years working to foster the garage-built community of enthusiasts.

In addition to gracing the masthead of DO THE TON for a month, Dime City Cycles will recognize the winner with:

  • A spot light on www.dimecitycycles.com
  • Email announcement to their many fans and customers
  • Announcement on Dime City Cycles social media profiles reaching thousands and thousands of fellow enthusiasts
  • Winner receives a prize package from DCC (DCC swag + Gift Card!)

Here are the Nomination Rules:

1. Nominate one of our members' bikes for Bike of the Month - include up to 3 flattering pictures of the bike in question.  This is an opportunity to recognize someone who's bike has inspired you.

Please don't nominate your own bike - make sure you have a well detailed build thread, post up in the Show n Shine area etc. and if enough people like your bike, someone will nominate it and maybe you'll see it as our banner in an upcoming month!

The Nomination must be accompanied by the member's User Name, a link to the thread where their bike is best described (Build thread, Show n Shine etc.) and a PHOTO of the bike in question.

2. Someone seconds the nomination (please only second one nomination)

3. Member should accept the nomination - If you're nominating a bike, make sure you're in contact with the owner, that they want the bike included and they accept the nomination.  The Nominee should provide some back-story on the project, especially if there is a limited build thread.

4. Bike must be in running roadworthy condition - no basket cases.  I know our bikes are never really 'finished' but it should be on the road/track/dirt and rideable.

5. If a bike has been nominated in the previous month but did not win, it should not be included in the current month's contest.  Wait 3 months to allow other worthy nominations and then resubmit if you like.

6. Bikes that have won in prior contests should not be included unless they have been modified significantly.

We will accept nominations for a few days till we have a good selection to a limit of 3 bikes per contest.

A poll will be set up and voting will take place for a week or so depending on timing.  Whoever ends the voting period with the most votes wins :D
"Quality . . . you know what it is, yet you don't know what it is. But that's self-contradictory. But some things are better than others, that is, they have more quality. But when you try to say what the quality is, apart from the things that have it, it all goes poof! There's nothing to talk about. But if you can't say what Quality is, how do you know what it is, or how do you know that it even exists? If no one knows what it is, then for all practical purposes it doesn't exist at all. But for all practical purposes it really does exist."

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #1 on: Jun 15, 2018, 23:52:21 »
LOST APOSTLE

James (aka The Jimbonaut here on DTT) - the owner the jewelry company Lost Apostle - is now proudly sponsoring the BOTM competition as well, and sweetening the pot with a $75 gift certificate!

This can be redeemed at their awesome website - www.lostapostlejewelry.com


Offering a wide selection of handmade bronze jewelry for the Renegade, the Rebel and the Rogue - now the BOTM winner can look sharp while tearing it up on their winning scoot.
« Last Edit: Jun 22, 2018, 18:43:14 by Tim »
"Quality . . . you know what it is, yet you don't know what it is. But that's self-contradictory. But some things are better than others, that is, they have more quality. But when you try to say what the quality is, apart from the things that have it, it all goes poof! There's nothing to talk about. But if you can't say what Quality is, how do you know what it is, or how do you know that it even exists? If no one knows what it is, then for all practical purposes it doesn't exist at all. But for all practical purposes it really does exist."

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #2 on: Jun 16, 2018, 01:41:03 »
Thanks, Jimbonaut!
Lighter, Quicker, Faster.
ZX-14, 900F x 2, 1100F, R100, CBR600, SR500, GT500, RZ350, KZ1000 x 2, Moto Guzzi Lemans lll, CBX550, RD 350, 750 SOHC police special, RG250, TL1000R, GT750, KTM Super Duke 1290 R, Harris/Z-1, Norton 750 Commando, Green 77 KZ650

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #3 on: Jun 16, 2018, 11:53:10 »
I'm going to try to nominate the XL1250 Bevelheadmhr buried in his 2150cc Evo Custom thread.  The work these guys do is wonderful...



http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=74802.40

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #4 on: Jun 16, 2018, 12:49:12 »
Iíll second that!
What a tastefully done bike

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #6 on: Jun 19, 2018, 13:34:23 »
 Ill second that buffalo. It rightly deserves another chance at botm

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #7 on: Jun 19, 2018, 20:01:10 »
I like this Buffalo too!
Lighter, Quicker, Faster.
ZX-14, 900F x 2, 1100F, R100, CBR600, SR500, GT500, RZ350, KZ1000 x 2, Moto Guzzi Lemans lll, CBX550, RD 350, 750 SOHC police special, RG250, TL1000R, GT750, KTM Super Duke 1290 R, Harris/Z-1, Norton 750 Commando, Green 77 KZ650

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #8 on: Jul 02, 2018, 18:59:39 »
Sorry for the delay folks - voting is open for 7 days!
"Quality . . . you know what it is, yet you don't know what it is. But that's self-contradictory. But some things are better than others, that is, they have more quality. But when you try to say what the quality is, apart from the things that have it, it all goes poof! There's nothing to talk about. But if you can't say what Quality is, how do you know what it is, or how do you know that it even exists? If no one knows what it is, then for all practical purposes it doesn't exist at all. But for all practical purposes it really does exist."

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Re: DO THE TON / DIME CITY CYCLES BIKE OF THE MONTH - JULY 2018
« Reply #9 on: Jul 02, 2018, 21:23:54 »
You have both bikes belonging to the same person??
http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=41083.0

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