Thunderbike, Germany, wins 9th annual
Using a restored and modified 1000cc Harley-Davidson Ironhead Sportster engine in a one-off hand-built custom swingarm frame, Andreas Bergerforth and the dedicated team at Thunderbike (www.thunderbike.de) have cemented their reputation as being among the world's foremost motorcycle customizers, following up on their multiple
Their work received widespread acclaim for its attention detail, originality, quality of execution and design harmony, beating off stiff competition from a field of top quality examples of custom motorcycle craftsmanship from all over the world.
Second place went to noted up-and-comer Jeremy Cupp (LC Fabrications -www.lcfabrications.com) of Crawford, Virginia. Jeremy came to World Championship program prominence in 2009 with a 6th and 14th finish in the 2009
This year his 'Old Black', a hill climber based on a 1976 Harley-Davidson Ironhead Sportster engine in a custom made rigid frame made Jeremy the winningest American competitor and secured him a place on 'Team USA' 2013 to go and compete in the 10th annual