Sunday, October 9, 2011

Harley 2011 Dealer Show

Play With Harley- 2011 Custom Chrome Europe Dealer Show Last month in Mainz, Germany, Custom Chrome Europe held the 13th edition of its International Bike Show Series—2011 Custom Chrome Europe Dealer Show. More than 100 European custom builders competed for a total prize of € 50,000 in 4 classes—Championship, Modified Harley, RevTech Performance, and Jammer Old School Class. The organizers offered three additional awards: Public Choice, Special, and Magazine Award.
The big winner, the best bike in the show, is a customized 1951 BSA “Gold Star,” named “Sun of a Gun” by its creator Larry Houghton of Lamb Engineering, UK.
“Star gate”, built by garage 65 from Italy, won second place at Championship Class Courtesy of Custom Chrome Europe
Second in this category was “Speed freak” built by Thunder bike, Germany
“XLST 3″ built by Shaw Harley-Davidson, UK took the third place
First in the RevTech Performance class was a custom sidecar motorcycle named “Prometheus.”
“Billy Bob,” a project of German builder Christoph Madaus, won the second place in the RevTech Performance class.
Custom-Wolf, another German shop, won the third place in this class. For their lowrider called “5 Years,” Custom-Wolf handcrafted their own frame and used a 100-cubic-inch engine and a Marzocchi fork.
“Union,” a custom bike built by Abnormal Cycles, Italy won the first place in Jammer Old School class. “Union” was also the winner in Modified Harley Class.
Second place in the Jammer Old School class went to French builders School Bar Atelier with their bike “Springer Revival.”
“Madame Guzzi,” a customized 1979 Moto Guzzi motorcycle, was handcrafted by Adam Nestor from Sweden. Adam’s intricate craftsmanship won him the special award for styling and finish.
This hill climbing racer by German builder Uwe Ehinger is called “Snow Racer.” It has a Harley-Davidson frame. Its engine is combination of 1936 VLH and 1946 Harley-Davidson parts
Bela Börden, a Swiss custom-bike builder known for his perfectionism, won the special award for best bagger with his creation “Coffee Shop.” The bike features a Battistini rotor, Ness/Battistini front wheel, welded on extensions, Ness bags with rear fender cover, and more.
The „Uno-nove-nove R“ (199R) was named after its weight, which is below 200 kg—an innovative drop in weight for a V-twin custom bike. The machine was built by Mario Colombo of Asso Special Bike, Italy.

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