2014: AMD World Championship


AMD World Championship underway

Note: Bob Kay, Biker Pros Partner, is in Germany and will be filing a report next week.

The 11th annual AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building is now underway at this year’s INTERMOT expo at the Cologne exhibition center (Koelnmesse) in Germany.

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Article #1: The J&P Cycles Giveaway Motorcycle

Article Number 1

Article Number 1

Written By: Tyler Ludlow, Biker Pros

Editors note: The following is an introduction to a 5 part tech series which will document the processes used at Bare Knuckle Choppers to transform the J&P Roller with an S&S X-Wedge motor into a street pounding machine to be given away at the 2015 J&P Cycles Open House Rally.

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Karns Kustoms Wins the OC Bikefest Custom Bike Show by CIA

OC Bikefest Custom Bike Show by CIA

OC Bikefest Custom Bike Show by CIA

If it is rock and roll on the main stage, roasted donuts at the ILLConduct stunting compound and slick customs at the Customization In America (CIA) Bike Show then it must be OC Bikefest.

And what a weekend for the fans of custom bikes as builders came to compete for $6,000 in prizes from Ridewright Wheels, Biker’s Choice, Nino 925, Chop Docs Choppers and Shadetree Fabrications. Local talent and builders from as far away as New York came to showcase their latest work.

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Tony Prust Shows up at Harley-Davidson’s 111th with an Indian & takes 2nd

2nd in FreeStyle

2nd in FreeStyle

Prust rolls his Indian into Harley-Davidson’s 111th Anniversary Bike Show and rolls out in 2nd place

Up against a cool 2Mil in custom bikes sitting on the floor, Tony Prust of Analog Motorcycles took second with a screamin’ red 1949 Indian Scout accented in gold leaf. Talk about old school!

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Joel Gurath wins MOD Harley at Harley’s 111th

 Joel Gurath wins MOD Harley at Harley's 111th

Gurath wins MOD Harley at Harley’s 111th

Gurath walks away with the MOD Harley Award at Harley-Davidson’s 111th Anniversary

Milwaukee didn’t know what hit it when Harley enthusiasts mobbed the 3rd Annual Harley-Davidson Museum Invitational Custom Bike Pro Show in Harley’s hometown. [Read more…]

2014-2015 Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Classes

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Tom Hedrick takes People’s Choice at 111th

People's Choice Winner

People’s Choice Winner

Hedrick wins 2 awards at Harley’s 111th Anniversary

The 3rd Annual Harley-Davidson Museum Invitational Custom Bike Pro Show was held in Milwaukee with over $2 million in custom sleds were on display. The event featured 5 former 1st place winners and 3 debut bikes.

Tom Hedrick’s 1987 H-D Heritage Softail is a crowd pleaser. The bike drips chrome and is covered in eye catching murals. And after the people voted he took home the People’s Choice Award. After the builders voted, he took 2nd place in the MOD Harley competition. [Read more…]

Team Gileto Custom Works’ 1999 Harley Road King

The Audio Bagger

Team Gileto's 1999 Harley Road King

Team Gileto’s 1999 Harley Road King

Team Gileto Custom Works pulled in their 1999 Harley Road King into the Harley-Davidson Museum Invitational Custom Pro Show in Milwaukee over the Labor Day Weekend. The Bagger was customized with a raked front end, billet forks, 26″ wheel with matching rotors and rear wheel and rear air ride.

The bagger was fabricated with custom made bags, rear fender, 8″ speaker lids, inner fairing, outer fairing w/Hayabusa headlight, chin spoiler, tour pack, belly pan, stretched gas tank, side covers, and center console, custom seat, custom handle bars and a 22″ monitor in tour pack. Team Gileto also added a dual exhaust with custom tips and air cleaner. Sound system by Milwaukee Audio Design. [Read more…]

Get Your “FREE” Jay Leno’s Garage Invitation Here

Get Your Ticket Here

Get Your Ticket Here

Want an invite to Jay Leno’s Garage? Of course you do. It’s one of the 7 automotive/motorcycle wonders in the USofA.

Here’s the deal, enter your custom sled, win your class and you get the invite! How “freakin” cool is that?

The Peter Fonda Love Ride Bike Show presented by Customization in America (CIA) is kicking off on Friday October 24, 2014 in front of thousands of your closest riding buddies.

2-Step Registration Process

Registering for the bike show is a snap. Tell us about your bike and pay the registration fee. [Read more…]




They Have Too Much Time On Their Hands!

The bike was built by Hal’s Harley Davidson in New Berlin, to pay homage to the dealerships racing history. Avid Dirt Track enthusiasts, Hal and Kirk traveled the Midwest watching races since the mid 70’s.

Like many dealers they turned a hobby into their livelihood when they acquired J&S Cycles in 1978. [Read more…]

2014-15 Season Kick off – J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder

FreeStyle Winner

FreeStyle Winner

Kick off of the 2014 – 2015 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Season

By Jeff Najar, Biker Pros, Photography Credit – Vanessa A. Schaeffer & Jeff Najar,

At Biker Pros we put on custom bike shows across the country with the objective to support the industry and keep customizing alive and well in the USof A. Our 2015 series kicked off in Sturgis and will visit 13+ cities and award over $100,000+ in cash and prizes. [Read more…]

The Love Ride 31 Sponsors

loverideIt takes a village to make the Love Ride hit on two cylinders. Listed below are the sponsors that make the all day music festival go…

But music isn’t the only activity, Love Ride 31 includes the Peter Fonda Love Ride Bike Show presented by Customization in America (CIA), an all-day concert at Castaic Lake, a motorcycle stunt show, food trucks, vendors, beer garden, and so much more. Net proceeds from Love Ride 31 will support the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and help send local children living with muscle diseases attend the famous MDA Summer Camps in Southern California.

The Love Ride has grown into the largest one-day motorcycle fundraising event in the world. A place where people come to have a good time, while making a difference in the world we live in. [Read more…]