Performance Custom Winner: Captain Bad Ass

Binford's Awards

Binford’s Awards

Performance Custom Winner

Paul Binford of Binford Custom Cycles built a crazy street/dirt machine that is one of the tallest custom sleds that has been built. Why? Because it is designed for the street and the dirt. It looks like a Sporty SuperMoto bike. Binford calls it Captain Bad Ass. Paul is a big West Coast builder and with him atop the bike it made his 300+ frame look almost normal. [Read more…]

Radical Bagger Win: Bike Werks CA Baggers

Bike Werks CA Baggers

Bike Werks CA Baggers

Radical BAGGER Winner of 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show is Bike Werks CA Baggers.

The 2007 Road King was transformed by Bike Werks CA Baggers into the Radical Bagger winner. The mil is a 96 H-D mil with Stage 2 mods. Paint is from KDaddy Kustomz. It features 8” extended bags, 26” front billet wheels and a Razor Tour Pack.

The 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier produced 47 custom sleds with three bikes coming down from Canada to make the show. Click here for the more details and photographs.

Additional Pics from Bike Werks CA Baggers @ Hollister AMD Qualifier

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Dalton Walker’s Shknuckle – 1st place in Retro MOD

Dalton Walker’s Shknuckle

Dalton Walker’s Shknuckle @ Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show


Source: Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show – Retro MOD

Dalton Walker of Split Image Kustoms took 1st place in Retro MOD with Shknuckle and wins $1000. The big story is Walker brought in 4 bikes and took 1st and 2nd and almost ran the board in Retro MOD. [Read more…]

Pics of Profile Cycles’ Lost Angel

Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles took 1st place in the FreeStyle class

Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles took 1st place in the FreeStyle class


Source: Hollister AMD Qualifier Class – FreeStyle
Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles took 1st place in the FreeStyle class with Lost Angel and won the $1,500 check and an automatic bid to compete in the 2nd Annual AMD Invitational Custom Bike Show is held in Milwaukee on the Harley-Davidson Museum campus during the 110th celebration. Lost Angel is a [Read more…]

Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles – 1st place in the FreeStyle @ 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier

Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles Takes FreeStyle Win

FreeStyle Winner – Sam Baldi of Profile Cycles

The custom bikes that rolled into the 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show were greeted with balmy 77 degree weather. Enthusiasts were greeted with 47 sizzling hot sleds. Bikes ranged from Harleys, Triumphs to ground up customs.

Builders won over $7,000 in cash and prizes. Product awards were provided by Rocking K Leathers, Bell Helmets, D&D Exhaust, Avon Tires, Ridewright Wheels and HelmetLok.

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Indian to Reveal 2014 Chief at Sturgis Rally

indian2Publish Date: Jun 24, 2013
MEDINA, Minn. – The 2014 Indian Chief will make its grand entrance at the 73rd annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally with a public reveal party Aug. 3 at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum.

The free 8 p.m. event centered on the unveiling of the 2014 Indian Chief will feature live music, celebrity appearances including Mike Wolfe of History’s “American Pickers” TV show, interviews with Indian Motorcycle team members, a multimedia tribute to Indian Motorcycle’s history and more.

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ARLEN NESS BIRTHDAY BASH

ARLEN NESS BIRTHDAY BASH

ARLEN NESS BIRTHDAY BASH – JULY 12

ARLEN NESS BIRTHDAY BASH @ PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

Few, if any, have had a more prolific and respected career in custom motorcycle building than Arlen Ness, and the Petersen Automotive Museum is thrilled to honor the man himself and his creations.

The Arlen Ness Birthday Bash on July 12 at 6p.m. will include [Read more…]

Smoke Out Rally 14 Custom Bike Show Results

100+ Custom Bikes in the Custom Show

100+ Custom Bikes in Smoke Out 13 Custom Show

Smoke Out 14 Custom Bike Show will be known not for the number of motorcycles in the bike show but the quality of motorcycles in the show. The innovation, design and engineering is truly outstanding. A number of judges came together (including Englishman and Fab Kevin) and spent¬¬¬ a few hours reviewing over 100 bikes in the show and came away with the top 10 guys that will be showcased in the Magazine.

The 10 winners include:

  • #90 – Jeremy Camp – Shovel
  • #85 – Wes Jackson – Shovel
  • #83 – Courthouse Customs – Triumph
  • #59 – Bob McConnel – Honda Scrambler
  • #52 Zack Williams – Café Sportsters
  • #53 – Phillip Wiliams – XS 650 [Read more…]

Ultimate Builder: On the Gas in Sturgis

Biker Pros Produces the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show in Sturgis

Biker Pros Produces the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show in Sturgis

Biker Pros Produces the Ultimate Builder Custom in Sturgis, SD

The Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show presented by J&P Cycles matches the best custom bike builders in the country against one another as it tours the U.S. in conjunction with the International Motorcycle Shows. The first show for the 2013 – 2014 season starts in Sturgis, SD. Up for grabs… $7,000 in cash awards.

For the first time ever [Read more…]

Harley-Davidson Custom Bike Show Weekend

CUSTOM BIKE SHOW WEEKEND

CUSTOM BIKE SHOW WEEKEND

The Sunday Harley-Davidson Custom Bike Show

The Harley-Davidson Museum Custom Bike Show takes place on Sunday, September 1 and showcases 160 bikes in 11 categories. This is an annual show that has grown to be one of the biggest bike shows in the U.S.

Online registration for the H-D Museum Custom Bike Show opens on June 1, 2013.

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Biker Pros Completes CustomBikeShows.com

Custom Bike Shows

Biker Pros Completes Custom Bike Shows

Biker Pros has completed the Custom Bike Shows’ website located at custombikeshows.com. It is a multi-site that allows up to five sites to nest under the primary custombikeshows’ url.

Objective:

Create one location that allows enthusiasts to signup for multiple custom bike shows from across the country. [Read more…]

Ton Up! Speed, Style and Cafe Racer Culture

Ton Up final logoLucky number 13 for the annual “Motorcycles as Art” exhibition at the legendary Buffalo Chip during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this summer is titled “Ton Up! – Speed, Style and Cafe Racer Culture,” focusing on the origins and continued popularity of the Café Racer movement worldwide.

Co-curators Michael Lichter (LichterPhoto.com) and Paul d’Orléans (theVintagent.com) have assembled a comprehensive display of 32 machines from 12 makes and 6 decades, plus never-published photography – from the original café racing scene in 1960s England to the present, paintings by Triumph ‘resident artist’ Conrad Leach, images from the Ace Café Collection, vintage leather ‘Rocker’ jackets from the Lewis Leathers archive, the “One-Show” 21-helmets display of custom painted helmets, painting by Andrea Chiaravalli and photography by Erick Runyon with other artists to be announced.
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