Tuesday, 17 January 2012
Blacksmith is Washington DC's Ultimate Builder
Blacksmith Motoring Co is Washington DC's Ultimate Builder
Blacksmith Motoring Co won a cash prize of $3000 plus a free place at the 2012 AMD World Championship in Sturgis (click image to enlarge)
Blacksmith Motoring Co is scheduled to return to Sturgis in 2012 after winning the Ultimate Builder Freestyle and Retro Mod classes in Washington DC. Giovanni's bike "El Patron" which competed in the Performance Custom Class at last year's World Championship, is based on a 2003 Suzuki Volusia and features Nitrous induction, Stroker kit, Big Bore pistons, custom cams, 4 degree rake, remote Air Ride and Performance Suspension shocks. Second place was taken by Eye Candy Designs' 2009 GSXR 750 Michael Jackson tribute with Bruce Banks 2010 Harley FLTRX third.
The Modified Harley class was won by C&C Cycle with "Black Shadow", a 2002 FLHTCUI. Meticulous Concepts Sportbike Customizing won the Performance Custom class with "Reaper", a 2003 Kawasaki ZX9R, and Blacksmith Motoring Co became the first 2011/12 double class winner by also taking the Retro Mod class with "El Vaquero".
The Ultimate Builder series continues over the weekend of January 20-22 in New York, and then moves to Cleveland, OH, on January 27-29. Entries are welcomed at ultimatebuilderbikeshow.com or call Biker Pros on 919-886-5075 for details. Cash prizes are awarded to class winners who also receive a free entry and automatic place at the 9th annual AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building in Sturgis, August 5-8 2012.