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Motorcycle USA Winner - Brad Hall

Motorcycle USA Winner – Brad Hall

By Bryan Harley – Cruiser Editor – Motorcycle-USA – |Articles|Articles RSS|Blog|Blog Posts|Blog RSS

Brad Hall caught the bug early. His dad lived on a utility road in the Tacoma, Washington, area called the “Pipeline,” a long gravel road with trails on both sides. After his parents divorced, Brad would go to his dad’s on weekends where he could hear motorcycles coming from “miles away.” He remembers running out to the road just to watch them ride by. Recognizing this passion Brad had for bikes, his dad finally sprung for a mini-bike, one with gold metal-flake and a rip cord engine. His dad would fire it up for him nice and early on weekends and Brad would ride all day long.

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Seattle Results: The J&P Cycle’s Ultimate Builder

Award photos provided by Micah J. VanDyke

The Pat-Ettes - The Progressive Trophy Girls

The Pat-Ettes – The Progressive Trophy Girls

The 2014 edition of the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show is integrated into the Progressive International Motorcycle Show with custom bikes positioned on oval pads located on the glass and steel arch that connects the two halls in the downtown Seattle convention center.

Enthusiasts are able to walk around the customs and get a full 360 degree view. The glass arch is lit by spots and Christmas-style twinkle lights that deliver a museum-like venue to view some of the most amazing motorcycles from the Northwest. The facility has been dubbed the Cathedral of Cool. [Read more…]