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

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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…]

2013 Daytona Biketoberfest Report Card

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The Sunshine and Blue Sky Update

Reports are coming in from Daytona Beach Biketoberfest that the attendance numbers from the event are still depressed. Traffic has been down since 2004.

The areas in Daytona that are receiving the majority of the rolling traffic are the traditional biker areas on Main Street, Beach Street, Daytona 500 racetrack, Mid-Town in Daytona Beach and Bruce Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona in Ormond Beach.

The Custom Bike Show Kickoff in Daytona

Willie’s Tropical Tattoo Old School Chopper Show kicks off the week of custom bike shows and serves as a showcase for good ol’ American ingenuity. [Read more…]

I got your Knucklehead right here

Paint is by Mike Terwillinger. Engraving by Tay Herrera.

Paint is by Mike Terwillinger / Engraving by Tay Herrera

From Harley-Davidson 110th Celebration

So you like a good custom Knucklehead? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Copper Mike knows how to take something old and make something new and rideable.

Copper Mike talks about his 1947 Knucklehead. [Read more…]