[quote="We_are_Stevo"]59 voted for the Ibis, 162 voted for something else...
...by putting the top three (four this month) through to a 'deciding' vote the 162 who [i]didn't[/i] vote for the Ibis could then have the opportunity to either vote for it or one of the others, thus adding an extra element of competition into the mix.
It might even encourage more people to vote; (un)Reality TV and Talent(less) shows, with their voting systems, being as (unfathomably) popular as they are?[/quote]
Interesting theory. Rather fact-free though.
Percentage of overall vote that went to the winning bike(s) in each poll:
(Using the data in the Wiki here: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=156635
It seems that Huelse's Ibis actually garnered a FAR higher percentage of the overall vote that is typcial. The 6th highest percentage ever achieved actually.