Kyle Shorey of Speed Foundry takes Freestyle win in Dallas at
2017 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show
Enthusiasts packed the Dallas edition of the 2017 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show and were treated to an excellent variety of customs. On Friday night J&P Cycles hosted a reception for the builders at Rick Fairless’ Strokers Ice House. The night was capped off with a tour of the Strokers ‘compound’ by Rick himself and of course the 2 boxes of Nachos Borrachos from Roy Martin of Roy’s Toys.
Kyle Shorey of Speed Foundry rolled in My Pal, a 1979 Harley-Davidson FX sled. It features metal flake cream paint job with brass accents throughout. Kyle built the handlebars, custom grips, footboards, handshift shift gate, dash and exhaust.
Green Earth Technologies provides a product sponsorship in the Freestyle class with their portable power sprayer and green bucket of polishing and cleaning materials.
Modified Harley presented by Harley Davidson Class
The black and red paint on Dell Battle’s 1991 Sporty really pops. It features billet wheels, custom exhaust, intake, custom tank, controls and swing arm. Air ride front and back allows the bike to look aggressive while at rest. Dell is heading to Cleveland to continue his winning ways.
Harley-Davidson is the presenting class sponsor, along with Harley-Davidson, J&M Motorcycle Audio and K&N Filters, providing product sponsorship.
Modified Custom Class
Motone Customs contracted a custom build from Speed Foundry of Texas. Tony Lewis of Eurosports Cycles provided engine work, tank from Motone Customs and the metal work by Speed Foundry with paint by Liquid Illusions.
Condor Products provides a product sponsorship for 1st and 2nd place.
Modified Retro presented by Royal Enfield Class
Roy Martin of Roy’s Toys debut his latest build called Warrior Voices built for a charity of the same name. The 1979 Ironhead Shovel Rigid features a torpedo headlight and matching grips, Harley-Davidson hand controls, switch deletes by LC Fabrications and ammo cans for saddlebags.
Royal Enfield is the presenting class sponsor, along with Royal Enfield and K&N Filters providing product sponsor in the class.
The Best Paint Award went to Lucky 7 Custom Cycles’ 2012 Road Glide.
The SHO DOG award is for the builder that works the hardest on the red carpet to promote their business. AJ Brown of Chop Shop Motorsports was the ironman of the show and worked the red carpet all three days. He took home a Leatherworks bag.
Tim Scates took the Originality Award for his #850 El Dorado 850 Bobber that was built off a 1972 Moto Guzzi platform.
Sean Zeigler of Other Life Cycles received the K&N Award for F-Bomb, a 1975 Honda CB550F Supersport.
Bryan Stalcup ran his custom “convertible” bike into the show and excited the fans with demonstrations of his bike changing from a cruiser to a sportbike with a touch of a button. He took the People’s Choice Award and the Ingenuity Award. Stalcup received a Bell Custom 500 lid and a gift certificate from J&P Cycles for his efforts.
The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show is the nation’s largest motorcycle builder competition series featuring more than 350 motorcycles and the talents of dozens of local builders at each of the 7 Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS). These elite-level, custom motorcycle creations will compete for cash and product prizes on the IMS Tour, including the Championship Round in Chicago.