Builder Profile: George Stinsman of Chaos Cycle

2015 NYC Ultimate Builder Winner - Chaos Cycle

Outstanding paint, fit and finish

George Stinsman is a well known face in the industry, always having a passion for taking things apart and rebuilding them even as a small child. After working for Unique Performance restoring some of the most beautiful muscle cars in the country, modifying and building all kinds of motorcycles for over a decade, he set out to spread a little chaos in the industry. He is certified by the I.M.B.B.A. as the only living master bike builder in New York State.

Chaos Cycle builds unique bikes with a mix of old school with new technology. (See George’s winning bike below) His bikes are viewed as art by some and high performance by others.
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Hard Knocks Customs Bike Show

Edge walks us through the concept of the Hard Knocks Custom at the Smoke Out Rally. He created a new style of custom show by walking around awarding the Hard Knock Bike. They then are collected and placed in the Hard Knock Corral. It’s like a Joe’s Bike SHow.

A Biker’s Choice Rep determines which bike will be pulled into the Hard Knock circle and then the Horse Team votes on for the winner. Get Smoke Out Rally details here.

About the Smoke Out

The Smoke Out is about choppers. It is about builders, from professional builders to those bloody-knuckled guys (and ladies) burning the midnight oil in an unheated shed to build a chopper they can call their own. Chops of all makes are featured, American, British, Metric, everything. The event is about riders, cross-town to cross-country in a rainstorm.
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Let’s Talk Q4 Quad Concept: The Ultimate Harley 4 Wheeler

Q4 Quad Concept – the Ultimate QUAD – By implementing both our frontend and backend units, we can transform your Harley-Davidson® motorcycle into the most exclusive and ultimate Quad the world has seen.

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Nipple-Gate at the Dallas Ultimate Builder

There is a nipple issue on this bike… Kyle Shorey is a bad cowboy.

We Interview Chris Eder of MisFit Industries

The custom motorcycle industry is shifting to bigger wheels, lower bikes, and Misfit Industries is at the forefront of the movement. The bike named 17 is a 2012 Road King that runs a 103 Twin Cam and features Air Ride and a polished engine.

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Sofi of GT-MOTO talks custom sleds

Sofi talks custom sleds… The Little Rat is a  restored 1980 Kawasaki KZ440. It fatures a Harley headlight, custom tail section, mono Hagon rear shock, handmade foot controls and ride height adjuster.


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Interview with Tim Scates

Timothy Scates built a bike for his daughter Amy and named it Amy’s Twisted Bobber. The twisted down tube came from steel forged in the 1800’s. Tim hand built the handlebars, gas tank, frame and rear fender. The 74ci Harley engine runs split rocker boxes, SU Carb and magneto.

Tim took home a check for $2,000 and an Anvil Ring from Speakeasy Original at the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show.

Progressive Pat Interviews Pat about his 1975 H-D

What do you do when you retire? If your Pat Issacson, you build a slick 1975 Harley Davidson bike. The bike features a 93inch S&S mill. Everything is handmade or modifiyed by me on this motorcycle



 

Progressive Pat of sin-central.com interviews Pat on his latest build. Produced by Biker Pros.

Interview with Pat Patterson of LED SLED

Pat Patterson of LED SLED built a custom motorcycle for Progressive Insurance that is showcased at the 2015-2016 Progressive International Motorcycle Show series.

The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder is the world’s largest motorcycle builder competition features more than 400 motorcycles and the talents of dozens of local builders at each tour stop.

Progressive Pat of sin-central.com interviews Pat on his latest build for Progressive. Produced by http://custombikeshows.com.

Interview with Evan Favaro of Speakeasy Motors

Interview with Evan Favaro, the owner, operator, designer and builder of Speakeasy Motors. The firm is a custom motorcycle and hot rod shop specializing in custom metal shaping, fabrication, welding, hot-rods, and restorations.

We caught up with him before he won the MOD Retro class at the 2015 edition of the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show in NYC.

Progressive Pat of sin-central.com interviews Evan on his latest build. Produced by http://custombikeshows.com.

The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder is the world’s largest motorcycle builder competition features more than 400 motorcycles and the talents of dozens of local builders at each tour stop.

Paul Andrecola’s 600HP / 177 MPH Gremlin

Progressive Pat caught up with Paul Andrecola and his 600HP Gremlin trike at the 2015 NYC edition of the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. The Gremlin is a GM 502 CI Big Block engine. It features aluminum heads, roller cam, twin 4 barrel carbs on a tunnel ram intake mated to a turbo 400 race tranny connected to a 9” Ford aluminum rear-end.

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Interview: George Stinsman of Chaos Cycle

Stinsman’s motor, called a Shovester, features a Shovelhead top and Sportster bottom. 500 hours in machine work went into the mil. It’s an interpretation of the 70’s era drag bike. George clipped the tranny and installed a Baker 6. A slick for the rear tire and a custom Chaos Chopper front wheel gives it a down and dirty look. He took home a check for $2,000.

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