Sunday, 19 May 2019

The New York - Rzeszów motorcycle

The New York – Rzeszów Motorcycle,

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On May the 9th 2019 in the premises of Harley-Davidson of New York City 
the unveiling of a unique motorcycle took place.





The New York – Rzeszów Motorcycle, as it is fully named, is an extraordinary custom Harley-Davidson Street Bob inspired by New York and Polish city of Rzeszów. The motorcycle was created in Poland, in the workshop of custom bike manufacturer Game Over Cycles, and at the end of April, thanks to cooperation with the Rzeszów-Jasionka International Airport and LOT Cargo, has been transported from Rzeszów to New York on the board of LOT Polish Airlines’ modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which carries out direct transatlantic connection operated by LOT between the two cities. 




The bike was made for a Pole born in the Rzeszów region and currently living in New York. The machine is intended to express local patriotism of both homelands of the vehicle owner. This is manifested in the unique design of the motorcycle, which contains characteristics of the architecture of given city. These parts are not only elements of ornamentation, but also fully
functional components of the motorcycle. The main elements of the construction containing the architecture of given city are:



New York:
- wheels with Manhattan buildings engraved in metal. The wheel contains such buildings as the Empire State Building, 1 World Trade Center, Flatiron, Chrysler Building, old WTC towers
- exhaust pipe looking like the Chrysler Building (covered with 24-carat gold)
- ignition coil cover looking like The Oculus
- front plow in the shape of old WTC ruins with the "9/11 Never Forget" inscription
- timing cover with NY Yankees logo (covered with 24-carat gold)
- fuel tank cap made form brass and imitating a $ 1 coin with Rzeszów-New York inscription
- tank painting containing the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline




Rzeszów:
- Revolutionary Act Monument - the most famous monument of the city placed in the middle of wheel among Manhattan buildings (covered with 24-carat gold)
- seat in the form of the Tadeusz Mazowiecki bridge - the largest bridge in the city. The bridge is imitated together with brass ropes attached to the fender while motorcycle's direction indicators look like the warning lights located on the bridge
- air filter cover in the shape of city’s most known and characteristic footbridge with Rzeszów’s coat of arms in the center  (covered with 24-carat gold)
- rear brake light and position light in the shape of the Rzeszów coat of arms
- tank paitning containing Rzeszów skyline



All construction elements are made of brass, steel and aluminum, while the wheels, exhaust pipe, clutch cover, timing cover, the front brake holder and wheels are additionally gold-plated.
The grand premiere of the motorcycle took place on May the 9th 2019 in New York, in the premises of Harley-Davidson of New York City. According to the organizers’ estimations the event was attended by 300 people, including representatives of the media, business, project’s official partners as well as Polish and American motorcycle clubs.
After the premiere the motorcycle was transported to the Harley-Davidson of New York City dealership located in Manhattan (address: 376 Broadway, New York, NY 10013), where it will be presented for the next two months.




Official Partners of the New York – Rzeszów Motorcycle project are:
LOT Polish Airlines
www.lot.com
 

LOT Cargo
www.lot.com/us/en/cargo
 

Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport
www.rzeszowairport.pl
 

Game Over Cycles (GOC) is a Polish custom motorcycles manufacturer formed in 2012. The company is known for its original creations, such as The Recidivst - world’s first tattooed motorcycle and Behemoth Bike - a custom motorcycle created in collaboration with global Polish metal music legends Behemoth. Machines created by Game Over Cycles have won awards at some of the world’s biggest custom bike competitions. The company has already won 21 awards, including 14 international ones, of which as many as eight trophies were received at the European Bike Week (EBW), the largest motorcycle festival in Europe. The company also won awards in the US. In 2017 The Recidivist received first place trophy in the "Most Unusual" category at the Rats Hole Custom Bike Show - the most prestigious custom bike competition in the world organized every year at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - the world's largest motorcycle rally. In the same year The Recidivist also won the first place in the "PRO" category in the Harley-Davidson Museum Custom Bike Show organized in the seat of Harley-Davidson company, city of Milwaukee. The company owns the GOC Harley-Davidson Rzeszów, the largest Harley-Davidson dealership in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe as well as the Game Over Cycles showroom.

www.gameovercycles.com
www.goc-harley-davidson.pl


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