Tag Archives: Wallace & Gromit

Not Even Wensleydale?

1995’s Oscar winning ‘A Close Shave’ was the third instalment in the wonderful ‘Wallace & Gromit’ series, and it brought Shaun the Sheep to screens for the first time, a clay animal who’s now possibly more famous than the duo that uncovered him.

The movie also featured a rather brilliant chase scene, with Wallace & Gromit in their trusty motorcycle and sidecar fitted with a few choice modifications.

Recreating the famous motorbike is grubaluk of Flickr, who has rebuilt both the bike and characters wonderfully from Lego bricks. That’s not all though, as like Wallace’s bike in the movie, grubaluk’s model has a few secrets hidden inside, chiefly one of the most brilliant remote control systems we’ve ever seen.

Watch the video below to find out why, and you can see all the images at grubalek’s photostream via the link above.

YouTube Video

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A Close Shave

Lego Nimbus Motorcycle & Sidecar

This beautiful vintage motorcycle and sidecar combination is a Danish Nimbus with ACAP, and it’s one of the finest two-wheeled builds (or three…) that our Elves have ever found.

It’s the work of previous bloggee Henrik Jensen, and whilst there aren’t many working features beyond functioning steering, just look at the detail!

Lego Nimbus Motorbike & Sidecar

It also reminds us of a certain plasticine due attempting to rescue a truckload of sheep from an evil mechanical canine (if you’ve no idea what we’re talking about click here), which pleases us immensely!

There’s lots more to see of Henrik’s gorgeous classic Nimbus and ACAP sidecar at both Flickr and his MOCpage – take a closer look via the links!

Lego Nimbus Motorcycle & Sidecar

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A Close Shave

Lego Motorbike and Sidecar

This magnificent motorcycle and sidecar from previous bloggee redfern1950s probably has nothing to do with our favourite plasticine duo, but it’s close enough to allow us to tenuously include this link! You can see more of redfern’s gorgeous bike at his photostream via the link above.

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Cheese Mining

Lego Moon Cheese Mining

Everybody knows the moon is made of cheese. Flickr’s Galaktek is exploring the tasty future of lunar expedition with this professional-looking cheese mining team, who are working hard to bring the bountiful harvest to unadorned pieces of toast and dry crackers everywhere.

Lego Sci-Fi Crane

Complete with crane, cheese barge and a space mouse, the cheese miners look well equipped to extract the lunar-gold and transport it to earth for human consumption. Sadly the helmets necessitated by the moon’s lack of atmosphere prevent the plucky mini-figures from enjoying any of the cheese themselves, but we’re happy to report back on its quality should we be provided with a sample. Grab a cracker and head over to Galaktek’s photostream for a tasting.

Lego Space Cheese

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