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Oil Stained Brain - A two day long celebration of custom two-wheeled creations

Discussion in 'VIC' at netrider.net.au started by jimmy_g, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Hey guys and gals!

    I'm co-hosting a motorcycle exhibition at Thousand Pound Bend Gallery in Melbourne CBD in November and thought there would be a few from here interested in the event!

    We have some very unique and extremely talented builders displaying their creations as well as some amazing artists. Its also a great opportunity to see some of your favorite moto-inspired short films on the big screen!

    There's a few bikes on here that I would love to see on display at Oil Stained Brain!

    Keep up to date on facebook;
    https://www.facebook.com/oilstainedbrain
    http://oilstainedbrain.com.au


     
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  2. Beers and bikes what's not to like about it.
     
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  3. Ha! I thought that was your bike on the website for this gig, just been reading about it on Return of the Cafe Racers.

    Brilliant stuff - I have wanted to do a show like this since I got 'The One Motorcycle' book of the show in Portland.

    Bugger me though, the Runcible is only half built and the VFR750 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrel' conversion has just begun.

    But I do know of an original condition 1950's 'Guzzi 75cc two stroke cafe racer sitting in a shed - interested in showing it if I can talk the old fella into loaning it out?

    PM me it you want a hand setting up the space - I used to do a lot of this for a job.
     
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  4. i'm planning on going to this
     
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  5. The One Motorcycle Show is a big inspiration for OSB. You've still got 5 months to finish them ha. ;). The Guzzi sounds interesting, would be keen for some more info and availability!

    Appreciate the offer of giving us a hand to set up, I'll take you up on that!
     
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  6. Excellent! We are thinking along same lines.

    I am in USA right now but back on 3 August and happy to help out.

    The old Guzzi is a late 50's or early 60's Cardelino -

    bd98224d.
     
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  7. locked in the date ... and spread'n the word...
     
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  8. what's the definition of "custom" bike creations?
    an old bike sitting in a shed isn't really "custom" in my book?
    no offense, but i have 4 old bikes sitting in a shed, but i don't call them 'custom".

    Can someone define what they're after a bit better?
     
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  9. Good point.

    I only offered up the old Guzzi as a possible 'prop' to decorate the space, it is certainly not a custom bike. Hopefully the place gets full of custom bikes and there is no room for anything else.

    By the way - what have you got in the shed...?
     
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  10. This sounds awesome! We'll definitely get along and spread the word. Might even see if I can get my Pa along.
     
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  11. The line up for this show is looking pretty darn good, I am glad you got Christian to stay off his 350 long enough for you to show it!
     
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  12. Good stuff it coincides with all the other events.
     
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  13. Which events are you thinking of?

    By the way - I was at the Meat Market Craft Centre today to check it out for a steampunk event I am exhibiting at this Saturday night, wow - what an amazing space for a bike show!

    You can ride right in and line up on the cobblestones - the beams are strong enough to hang bikes from, plus there is a bar and a pub next door.

    Maybe next year?
     
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  14. Maduncle
    The Moto Gp
    Melb Cup, a snowy mtn ride ,theirs also i think a motorcycle show at the exhibition buildings not sure what date though but also in Nov,
    cheers.
     
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  15. MotoGP - 26 - 28th Oct
    Melbourne Cup - Tuesday 6th Nov (but who really cares)
    Australian Motorbike Expo - 23 -25th November

    Oiled Stained Brain fits perfectly into a weekend where MotoGp isn't even on the telly !

    Plus being a public holiday on the Tuesday of is tradition to chuck a sickie on the Monday.

    Get amongst it !
     
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  16. Okay - I bought my tickets for the Saturday night gig.

    I have a garage sale on the morning of the 3rd, so looks like I will be there for the evening gig and probably back the next day for a movie or two and a second look at the bikes.

    And if Jason and Herm from Dime City Cycles turn up - I will start giggling like a school girl.
     
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  17. So - who is going to Oil Stained Brain on Saturday night?
     
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  18. What's happening Saturday night? I thought it was just an exhibition?
     
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  19. Sheez!!!! Haven't you checked out the website? Saturday night is the OSB party with drinks, music and the bike builders. Tickets are selling fast.
     
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  20. I checked it months ago, decided I was going, job done until it's time to get there.
     
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