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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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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