J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder: Seattle Results

Utimate Builder Custom Bike SHow

Final Event of the 2013-14 Season

The start of the J&P Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show in Seattle was the beginning of the end of the 2013-2014 series. The 12 city whistle-stop tour completed at the Emerald City with a fine round of custom bikes representing uniqueness of the builders. Mother Nature was up to her old tricks with 50 mph winds and sheets of rain but that didn’t deter the enthusiasts from making it to “the” Powersports event of the year.

Urban Custom Cycles won the People’s Choice Award by a squeaker  with just one vote. They received a [Read more…]

Paul Wideman Wins J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Championship

US CHAMPIONSHIP

US CHAMPIONSHIP

The Chicago edition of the Progressive International Motorcycle Show hosted the 2014 US Championship of the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show with killer custom bikes in all classes. Paul Wideman of Bare Knuckle Choppers took the FreeStyle win, a check for $5,000 and is our Grand National Champion.

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Victory Gunner Introduced at IMS in Chicago

New Gunner MC

New Gunner MC

VICTORY GUNNER

Victory introduced the Gunner at the 2014 Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Chicago.  It’s built at Victory’s Spirit Lake, Iowa, facility – features throwback bobber style, and was created as an “urban cruiser that outclasses the competition by handling itself as well on the highway as it does downtown.”

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It’s Hot in Cleveland with a BMW Bobber Taking the Win

Cleveland had killer sleds from The Gas Box, Hoosier Daddy Choppers and Steele Kustoms to name a few. The Ultimate Builder hosted a healthy combination of Joes vs Pros motorbikes with the builders selecting the money winners through peer to peer judging.

The Money Awards

FreeStyle Ultimate Builder Class

FreeStyle Winner

FreeStyle Winner


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It’s That 70’s Show: MN Results

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That ’70s Show

It was the invasion of the 70’s with diggers and choppers rolling into the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show’s Minneapolis MN edition on January 17-19, 2014. Many of the guys had ridden their sleds out to Born Free and some of them still had the road grime from this past summer.

The sleds looked as good as the guys sporting the Duck Dynasty beards.

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Ultimate Builder Results: Washington DC

J&P Ultimate BuilderWashington, DC was an exceptional show with no less than 7 new custom bikes that made their debut at the J&P Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. John Dodson of Gangster Choppers, Devon Eckert of Whiskey Tango Choppers,  Karn of Karns Kustoms and Steve Garwood of Garwood Custom Cycles brought their latest creations. Enthusiasts attending the show were treated to some of the most outstanding sleds in Ultimate Builder series. [Read more…]

Results from 2014 Ultimate Builder Detroit

Harley Maids Help the Awards Ceremony

Harley Maids Help the Awards Ceremony

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Ultimate Builder: FreeStyle Class

  1. Ron Harris, Chop Doc Choppers – ‘Ol 48, 2013 Board Tracker
  2. Warren Perkins, Conspiracy Cycle Works – Mentally Impaled, 2008 Bobber
  3. Keith Lafer, Classic and Exotic – Bone Dragger, 2012 Chopper

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Results from Ultimate Builder: Long Beach

Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show

SOCAL 2013 Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show

The SOCAL edition featured a distinct Hollywood theme with Batman and Cat Woman-styled vehicles delighting the crowd. Forty custom sleds and over $1,000,000+ were on display.

Enthusiasts were treated with some of the most outstanding designs and creativity seen on the circuit to date. Click here to see more details. [Read more…]

Evil Primary Now Ready for B’dness

The Evil One

The Evil One

Wayne, Mi…Steve Broyles Sr and Gary Barnard have teamed up again!!

Steve and Gary have combined their knowledge to design the ultimate American made bad ass belt drive you been waiting for!! Evil Machine and Engineering introduces the new standard in reliability and performance. The only belt drive choice for the bad ass custom builder.

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Update: Harley’s New Street 750 & 500

On the heels of Project RUSHMORE, the motor company reveals two totally new motorcycles: the new Street 750 and Street 500 from Harley-Davidson.

It’s been 13 years since the last new model

It’s been 13 years since the last new model[/caption]On the heels of Project RUSHMORE, the motor company reveals two totally new motorcycles: the new Street 750 and Street 500 from Harley-Davidson. Both motorcycles were designed for an entire new generation of global riders and feature the all-new Revolution X, V-Twin engine. This is pure Harley-Davidson built for the urban environment.

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Why We Build: Road 2 Smoke Out Film

The Chopper Experience

dvdWe find a number of our Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show builders annually participating at the Smoke Out Rally in Rockingham, NC. They say that Smoke Out is about Freedom, man. Freedom. But its even more about creating something with your own hands… and then taking the fruit of your labors and celebrating your work.

The Road 2 Smoke Out Film is from the Choppertown producer, Zack Coffman and [Read more…]

Dalton Walker of Split Image Kustoms takes win @ 2013 Ultimate Builder in NORCAL

Dalton Walker Gets the Big Check

Dalton Walker Gets the Big Check

Ultimate Builder in NORCAL

Dalton Walker of Split Image Kustoms debuts his latest creation and takes home the big check.

The 2013-14 Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show series kicked off at the San Mateo County EventCenter with an eclectic and diverse group of custom sleds. Choppers, bobbers, sport bikes, pro street and restorations were all shined and polished for the tens of thousands of enthusiasts that streamed into the show. [Read more…]