Friday, 26 October 2018

Bigtwin Custom Bike Show 2018 - 2-4 November Houten, The Netherlands

Bigtwin Custom Bike Show 2018 - One week to go!

Located right in the middle of Holland, 
only two minutes from Utrecht, 
the Bigtwin Show is staged in the Houten Expo. 

Not the biggest in Europe, but for sure one of the best!
What can you expect at the famous Bigtwin Bikeshow & Expo 2018? A Custombike Show with almost 100 of the best custom bikes from Europe, entries coming from as far as Russia, England, Italy, Slowakia, Belgium, Germany and of course Netherlands' finest will be present.
Striptease shows, Biker Buil-off, Live demo's, Good bands, lot's of vendors, big companies like Zodiac International, Parts Europe, Custom Chrome Europe, Motorcycle Storehouse and many more. New and used parts. Good food and drinks, friendly people. Experience it yourself, lot's of fun guaranteed!

Algemeen - General
Vrijdag 2 november: 12.00 tot 18.00 uur
Zaterdag 3 november: 10.00 tot 17.00 uur
Zondag 4 november: 10.00 tot 17.00 uur

Toegangsprijs bedraagt 15 euro per persoon per dag. Een passe-partout is verkrijgbaar aan de kassa voor 25 euro voor 3 dagen of t.z.t. online te bestellen via onze webiste. Kinderen tot 12 jaar kunnen gratis naar binnen.
Bezoekers en standhouders parkeren gratis. Expo Houten beschikt over 3 parkeerplaatsen die gereserveerd zijn voor minder validen. De parkeerplaatsen bevinden zich direct aan de entree van het beurscomplex.
Handige beurs wijzer
Een praktisch beursboekje met alle informatie over de Bigtwin Bikeshow & Expo 2018, inclusief plattegrond van de beursvloer, standhouderlijst en de tijden van entertainment in het biker café. Deze wordt gratis verstrekt.
Iets kwijt of juist gevonden? Zoek je een standhouder of een bepaald product? EHBO nodig? Voor al deze zaken en meer kun je alle dagen terecht bij de Bigtwin Infobalie (net voorbij de kaartcontrole in de centrale hal).
Eten & Drinken
In het Expo Houten restaurant zijn (warme) maaltijden verkrijgbaar. Ook op andere plaatsen sfeervolle plekken ingedeeld waar drank en snacks te bestellen zijn.
Jas, Helm en Tas
De garderobe is in de centrale hal bij de hoofdingang. Voor € 2,- per item wordt daar op je jas, helm en/of tas gelet.
Beperkt pinnen
Bij de kassa’s kun je NIET pinnen. Wel is er een beperkte mogelijkheid om extra geld te pinnen binnen Expo Houten. Neem dus voldoende cash geld mee.

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Szajba’s Garage of Poland wins 'Public Choice'! at AMD Championship

Szajba’s Garage of Poland - Street Performance Bike 
wins 'Public Choice'! at AMD Championship

In an AMD World Championship first, respected German retailer Detlev Louis sponsored a public choice vote, with the win taken by Szajba’s Garage of Poland - a clear choice taking more than 10 percent of the hundreds of votes cast.

Szajba's Garage Brody. Poland
Bike Name Drag 360
Builders Name Arkadiusz (Szajba) Pawlukowicz
Owner Arkadiusz Pawlukowicz
Year / Model 2018
Engine Make / Size 1500 Honda Goldwing
Frame Make / Type Szajba's Garage
Front End Yamaha GTS 1000 & Szajba's Garage
Swingarm Mono
Drivetrain Drive / dry belt
Wheels [Front] 17 Wheels [Rear] 18
Tyres [Front] 120 Tyres [Rear] 360
Brakes [Front] 6 piston disc Brakes [Rear] 4 piston disc
Painter Szajba's Garage 

Staged as the lead feature at ‘INTERMOT Customized’, the show-within-a-show concept created to showcase custom industry excellence at INTERMOT (Cologne, Germany, October 3-7 2018), the AMD World Championship was widely praised by exhibitors and visitors alike as delivering an inspirational and aspirational show environment that champions the outstanding craftsmanship and innovation of the international custom motorcycle market.
More after the jump-break!

Thursday, 18 October 2018


Bulletproof styling for Sportsters and a variety of multi-fit applications.

The new Kuryakyn® Dillinger collection showcases tough-as-nails industrial styling through a variety of accessories available for Harley-Davidson® Sportster-specific and multi-fit applications. Signature Dillinger design cues incorporate unique pass-through styling with rugged modular construction and contrasting finishes that blend smooth and textured surfaces. Finish options include satin black or satin silver with zinc dichromate plating on all visible socket head cap screws to add distinctive contrasting elements.. 


Dillinger Footpegs are available with male-mount splined adapters as direct replacements for most H-D models, or without splined adapters for a variety of fitment using Kuryakyn’s model-specific adapters. The all-aluminum construction features a raised top surface for traction and unique pass-through design to produce a lightweight and sturdy foundation for secure footing. Complementing the look is the Dillinger Shift Peg, available as a direct replacement for all H-D models.

Available for a variety of H-D models with 5-3/4” headlamps, the Dillinger Headlight Trim Ring is a direct replacement for stock cast from durable lightweight aluminum. The grilled design can be run horizontally or vertically and gives the front end a killer new appearance in minutes. 

Dillinger Levers are cast from high-quality aluminum with a slotted and ergonomic design that offers comfortable, controlled pullback. Fitment is available for all ’14-’19 XL Sportsters, with

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Street Performance Winner in AMD World Championship is ‘Titanium’ Paul Milbourn's Moto Guzzi

AMD World Championship Winner in the Street Performance class is ‘Titanium’ Paul Milbourn's Moto Guzzi 

AMD World Championship Custom Bike Builder 2018

Paul Milbourn Customs Bognor Regis. UK
Bike Name Titanium V 

Builders Name Paul Milbourn
Owner Paul Milbourn Year / Model Titanium V 2017
Engine Make / Size 1100
Frame Make / Type Paul Milbourn Customs titanium beam frame
Rake 25 Degrees Stretch No Trail 130 mm
Front End Ohlins
Swingarm Titanium
Drivetrain Shaft with he very modified drive box
Wheels [Front] 120.70.17. Marchesini Wheels [Rear] 190.17.55 Marchesini
Tyres [Front] 120 17 70 Tyres [Rear] 190 17 55
Brakes [Front] Harrison Billet radial Brakes [Rear] Harrison Billet single pot
Engine wheels painted by Roger Masters
Chroming / Plating No   

Additional Info One grade 5titanium beam frame and frame hangers.
Rare wheel converted to tack shaft drive .45 degree drive box heavily modified to take in board brake. 

More photo's and info after the jump-break

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Julian von Oheimb of One Way Machine wins Modified Harley-Davidson World Championship

Modified Harley-Davidson World Championship was won by Julian von Oheimb of One Way Machine 
with ‘Silver Storm’, a 1450 cc 2001 Softail Deuce.

One Way Machine Staufenberg. Germany 

Bike Name Silver Storm Builders
Name Julian von Oheimb
Owner One Way Machine
Year / Model 2001 Softail Deuce
Engine Make / Size OEM / 1450ccm
Frame Make / Type OEM modified
Rake 0 Stretch 0 Trail OEM
Front End modified 48 / Deuce
Swingarm OEM modified
Drivetrain OEM / modified
Wheels [Front] 1,85 x 21" Wheels [Rear] 2,15 x 18"
Tyres [Front] Firestone Tyres [Rear] Firestone
Brakes [Front] Beringer Brakes [Rear] Beringer
Painter BK Lack GmbH Chroming / Plating MEA
Additional Info Too much to list!

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018

FMW Motorcycles with ‘Hurakan’ is Winner Cafe Racer class in the AMD World Championship Custom Bike Builder 2018!

FMW Motorcycles is Winner Cafe Racer class in the AMD World Championship Custom Bike Builder 2018!

The Cafe Racer class in the AMD World Championship Custom Bike Builder was won by FMW Motorcycles with ‘Hurakan’, an S&S Superstock Avon Tyre-shod 1968 Shovelhead. 

Cafe Racer by FMW Motorcycles Ancona. Italy 

Bike Name Hurakan
Builders Name Lorenzo
Owner Giacomo Acqua
Year / Model 1968
Engine Make / Size S&S Super Stock
Frame Make / Type HD Shovel swing arms 1968 modificato FMW
Front End Showa MV Agusta F4 modified by FMW
Swingarm FMW Motorcycles
Drivetrain Primaria BDL,catena Regina,Attuaore PM
Wheels [Front] MORAD channel 3.50 18 modified HD hub Wheels [Rear] MORAD channel 5.50 17 modified HD hub
Tyres [Front] Michelin pilot road 120-70-18 Tyres [Rear] Michelin pilot road 190-55-19
Brakes [Front] FMW artisan discs, Nissin calipers Brakes [Rear] EBC discs, PM calipers

Painter FMW Chroming / Plating FMW 

More photo's and info after the jump-break

Monday, 8 October 2018

'Insomnia' from Russia is the NEW WORLD CHAMPION!

'Insomnia' from Russia built by Ziller's Garage is 

(All photo´s by Onno `Berserk` Wieringa for AMD)

Russia scoops 2018 AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building
98 bikes, 85 competitors, 30 countries

Russian customizer Zillers Garage scored a convincing first place in the 13th annual AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building at INTERMOT Customized, Cologne, Germany, October 7. 

With ‘Insomnia’, Zillers’ Yamaha SR 400 based masterpiece, rising star Dmitry Golubchikov takes the coveted title of Avon World Champion of Custom Bike Building for the next two years, and becomes the first winner of the AMD World Championship from Eastern Europe.
Sponsored by leading custom tire manufacturer Avon Tyres, the Freestyle class at the AMD World Championship is internationally recognized as being the premier showcase for originality, innovation craftsmanship and advanced custom motorcycle design and engineering.
'Insomnia' by Ziller's Garage, Moscow, Russia. 

From Moscow, Russia, this yound builder came to compete in the AMD World Championship Custom Bike Builder - 2018 staged at the Intermot Customized in Germany this weekend.
They brought this beautiful engineered Yamaha 400 with torsion bar steering, blower and hand made frame.

Zillers Garage Moscow. Russian Federation
Bike Name Insomnia
Builders Name Zillers Garage
Owner Golubchikov Dima
Year / Model 2018
Engine Make / Size Yamaha SR 400
Frame Make / Type Hand-made frame Rake 30 Stretch Trail 180 mm
Front End hand-made
Swingarm swinging Swingarm
Drivetrain standard wet clutch
Wheels [Front] 21 Wheels [Rear] 21 Tyres [Front] 21,3 , Firestone Tyres [Rear] 21,3 , Firestone
Brakes [Front] Brakes [Rear] Nisin
Painter Painting acrylic , covered with matte varnish
Additional Info The front and rear suspension have torsion bars working on twisting.
The suspension has frictions in shock absorbers, and is adjustable in height.
The engine is equipped with roots type air compressor.
The front wheel turns due to the movement of the levers from the steering wheel.
Ignition from four-stroke snowmobile.

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Impression of the AMD World Championship Custom Bike Builder Show

AMD World Championship Custom Bike Builder, Cologne, Germany.
At the Intermot Customized, here's an impression of the best bike show ever!

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