[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 483: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 112: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 112: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/bbcode.php on line 112: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is no longer supported, use preg_replace_callback instead
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4710: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3823)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4712: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3823)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4713: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3823)
[phpBB Debug] PHP Warning: in file [ROOT]/includes/functions.php on line 4714: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [ROOT]/includes/functions.php:3823)
LEGO Star Wars Forum | From Bricks To Bothans • View topic - Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement
Travel the dunes with the LEGO� Star Wars™ Ultimate Collector Series Sancrawler™

FBTB - From Bricks To Bothans

Follow us: RSS
News? Questions? Comments? Email!

Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Participate in community group projects and enter building contests. Check in here for details on current and past projects and contests.

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby Solo » Tue May 24, 2016 9:17 pm

11:59PM PDT Monday June 6th 2016 is the correct deadline. The contest launched at 11:59 on Monday May 9th, and the deadline is four weeks from that. I've fixed the typo in the rules. Thanks ted.

And yes what jp-30 quoted covers graznador's question. "Thematically compatible" is what we're going for, not strictly official named LEGO themes. You just can't make up your own minifigs for unofficial themes or licenses Lego never had.
                                                                                                                           
Solo
 
Posts: 70
Joined: Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:53 am
Location: right here

Galaxy Trooper & Alien Trooper Speeder Bikes

Postby sparkart » Wed May 25, 2016 4:35 pm

I originally planned a Burger King and grilled Hot Dog Guy speeder bike entry. Seriously. I set about finding LEGO pieces with grills to make a bike, but when I pieced them all together, it looked too unfriendly and brutal for a fast-food motif, more "Chronicles of Riddick" than "Burger King". The drab colors of the bike seemed to fit the Galaxy Trooper collectible figure, so he became the pilot.

The natural foil for the Galaxy Trooper is the Alien Trooper from the same LEGO collectible mini-figure series. I tried to make the Alien Trooper speeder bike colorful and weird, the diametric opposite of the Galaxy Trooper's bike.


by , on Flickr.


by , on Flickr.


by , on Flickr.


by , on Flickr.


by , on Flickr.

I created these models in LEGO Digital Designer, so you can examine them virtually from more angles, and get a parts list to build/modify them for yourself. .

BTW, these two are not adversaries. They are part of a joint task force comprised of the mini-fig species on the LEGO worlds that have united to resist the threat of the sinister invaders from the Planet DUPLO!
Last edited by sparkart on Sat May 28, 2016 5:19 am, edited 2 times in total.
sparkart
 
Posts: 790
Joined: Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:47 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby ted @ndes » Wed May 25, 2016 4:54 pm

2nd Entry: Ultra Agent Themed Speederbikes - Vector & Sky-Cutter

- Vector is the smaller bike, designed for more close-quarters maneuverability and pursuit.
- Sky-Cutter is the optimized for long-distance pursuit, and at higher altitudes.

Flight Mode


Sprint Mode


Underside


Rear view
ted @ndes
Alpha Male
 
Posts: 77
Joined: Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:17 am

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby Solo » Wed May 25, 2016 5:16 pm

I hope you don't mind me adjusting your image sizes for easier viewing. Nice looking bikes all over the place.
                                                                                                                           
Solo
 
Posts: 70
Joined: Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:53 am
Location: right here

Astronaut Space Speeders!

Postby sparkart » Fri May 27, 2016 7:34 am

The Classic Space Astronaut pilots the Retro Ramjet Redline Runner. The newer collectible minifigure Astronaut rides the Nimble Orbital Lander And Navigator (NOLAN) with a robot buddy named TARS:


by , on Flickr.

I didn't set out to make a speeder that looked like The Bat from The Dark Knight Rises. I just wanted a wide, heavy-lifter that would contrast with the racing looks of the skinnier speeder. When I squint at the NOLAN speeder, now, I can see that flying-turtle-Gamera resemblance to The Bat. Maybe subconciously I was thinking along those lines.

by , on Flickr.

The red Spaceman was recovered from my parents' garage a few months ago. No cracked helmet, and still a little gold left on the chest decoration. :)

by , on Flickr.


by , on Flickr.

I referenced a lot of photos of side-car racing motorcycles and F1 cars from the 1960s to help me think of an old-fashioned speeder. This one has a lot of tacky aero-devices, as if was empirically designed in a wind-tunnel, not refined more cleanly with computer models.

by , on Flickr.

I made the models in LEGO Digital Designer, too; You can if you want to see the models from more angles and make/modify your own copies. If you do want to make these for yourself, I don't suggest using LDD's built-in instruction generator. Illegal build techniques were employed to piece these together, so in the LDD files, not all assemblies are connected and some assemblies have been replicated with multi-part workarounds. The six purple 1x1 plates grouped together represent one 2x3 black or white plate.
Last edited by sparkart on Sat May 28, 2016 5:20 am, edited 1 time in total.
sparkart
 
Posts: 790
Joined: Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:47 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby jp-30 » Fri May 27, 2016 7:00 pm

OK, time for my 2nd entry - Indiana Jones theme, with Indy making a getaway on a Speeder Bike inspired by Short Round's car from the start of Temple of Doom. He's being chased by his enemy Toht from Raiders of the Lost Ark who is piloting a speeder influenced by the flying wing aircraft from the Nazi base.


by , on Flickr


by , on Flickr


by , on Flickr


by , on Flickr


by , on Flickr

There are a couple more photos in my flickr album: https://flic.kr/s/aHskxibJnc
jp-30
 
Posts: 30
Joined: Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:15 am

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby foximus-prime » Sat May 28, 2016 7:59 am

Here's my second entry, Demon Speeders.
by , on Flickr

Gallery here----> https://www.flickr.com/photos/17782215@ ... 307616535/
foximus-prime
 
Posts: 72
Joined: Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:18 pm
Location: Vancouver, BC

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby InsaneJames10 » Sat May 28, 2016 10:45 am

Here's my entry, it's an Indiana Jones themed one. The german soldier has a motorcycle speeder bike and Mr Jones is driving a modified fridge as seen in the famous scene from the fourth movie.

by , sur Flickr

Here's a zoom on the german bike.

by , sur Flickr

Indy cut a hole right through that door, with a powerful engine hiding on the inside.

by , sur Flickr

Here's one last shot, I hope you like it. Good luck to y'all folks!

by , sur Flickr
InsaneJames10
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sat Feb 11, 2012 1:23 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby minimitch » Sat May 28, 2016 2:34 pm

For my second entry, an Indiana Jones version. This one was inspired by the 1989 block buster, The Last Crusade. My focus was the scene where Indy rescues his father, Dr. Henry Jones by escaping Castle Brunwald on a motorcycle with a side cart. I made the speeders able to attach together to make them resemble that motorcycle. Indy's speeder also has a kick stand which keeps it upright when on the ground. And oh, there is a stowaway hiding in the back of Indy's speeder. I also added on the Fertility Idol relic from The Raiders of the Lost Arc. Hope you enjoy my entry.
Thank you,
MM
by , on Flickr
by , on Flickr
by , on Flickr
by , on Flickr

more photo's here...https://www.flickr.com/photos/69057077@ ... 6471847873
Last edited by minimitch on Sun May 29, 2016 10:04 am, edited 1 time in total.
minimitch
 
Posts: 27
Joined: Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:38 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby FettsNotDead » Sat May 28, 2016 2:53 pm

PotC Speeder Bikes (The slight angle on the fins comeing out of the front of the shark speeder should count as a steering vains)

by , on Flickr


by , on Flickr

by , on Flickr

by , on Flickr

by , on Flickr
Last edited by FettsNotDead on Mon May 30, 2016 2:29 pm, edited 1 time in total.
FettsNotDead
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sat May 28, 2016 2:05 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby jp-30 » Sat May 28, 2016 3:35 pm

Nice work InsaneJames & minimitch - looks like Indy is taking an early lead in the popularity stakes!
jp-30
 
Posts: 30
Joined: Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:15 am

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby FettsNotDead » Sat May 28, 2016 7:22 pm

Entry #2: The LEGO Movie Speeders. One is an Emmet construction speeder, and the other is a Bad Cop police speeder!

by , on Flickr

by , on Flickr

by , on Flickr

by , on Flickr

by , on Flickr
Last edited by FettsNotDead on Mon May 30, 2016 2:33 pm, edited 1 time in total.
FettsNotDead
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sat May 28, 2016 2:05 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby banthafodder » Sat May 28, 2016 11:44 pm

Some great entries. Looks like the steering vane problem has been fixed, now to get those handlebars on some of these bikes.
banthafodder
 
Posts: 984
Joined: Sat Feb 21, 2009 8:38 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby Gingerbeard Man » Sun May 29, 2016 11:51 pm

I'll have a go at Angry Birds.

I happened to have a load of yellow parts lying around, so Chuck gets a personalized speeder. The slingshot is an obvious must-have and the bike also comes with a pair of talons that will wipe the grin off Piggy's face.

Piggy's speeder is a classic muddy brown and is fitted with one basket for all the eggs. (He's not the brightest piece of pork around.)


by , on Flickr


by , on Flickr


by , on Flickr
Gingerbeard Man
 
Posts: 296
Joined: Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:14 am
Location: Germany

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby Gingerbeard Man » Mon May 30, 2016 4:54 am

Gingerbeard Man
 
Posts: 296
Joined: Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:14 am
Location: Germany

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby foximus-prime » Mon May 30, 2016 11:43 am

And my third and final entry, Galaxy Squad Speeders. by , on Flickr

Gallery here----> https://www.flickr.com/photos/17782215@ ... 286983451/
foximus-prime
 
Posts: 72
Joined: Sat Jan 16, 2016 6:18 pm
Location: Vancouver, BC

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby Solo » Mon May 30, 2016 12:12 pm

                                                                                                                           
Solo
 
Posts: 70
Joined: Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:53 am
Location: right here

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby FettsNotDead » Mon May 30, 2016 1:36 pm

FettsNotDead
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sat May 28, 2016 2:05 pm

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby Solo » Mon May 30, 2016 3:40 pm

Steering wheels aren't handlebars, but those single piece premolded types are fine.
                                                                                                                           
Solo
 
Posts: 70
Joined: Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:53 am
Location: right here

Re: Themed Speeder Bikes Contest Announcement

Postby Solo » Mon May 30, 2016 5:36 pm

I probably shouldn't enter a contest I'm running even though there's no feasible way to rig it in my favor, so I'll go ahead and preemptively disqualify myself... but I built these:






I have two other pairs planned too but I may not find the time to do them before Star Wars Days this weekend.
                                                                                                                           
Solo
 
Posts: 70
Joined: Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:53 am
Location: right here

PreviousNext

Return to Contests & Community Builds

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests