A few months back we were invited to take part in a 72 hour build competition called Wrench Against the Machine. Two teams of 3 get $3,000 and 72 straight hours to build a custom bike. We had mattresses on the floor in the back of the shop, an ice cold shower, and a Big Gulp worth of 5-hour energy. Over 3 days we lost 47 Sharpies, shaved off 3 years of life, and built a bike entirely out of short cuts. It was a terrible experience and I'd happily do it all again with that crew.
Esquire decided to put it on the TV: