Santa Monica, Calif. (January 9, 2019) – The Progressive(r) International Motorcycle Shows(r) (IMS), an industry leader on connecting powersports brands with highly qualified enthusiasts and buyers, today announced the winners of the third round of the 2018-2019 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show (UBCBS), which took place at IMS Dallas last weekend. The winners will move on to compete in the championship round in Chicago, Illinois.
Now in its ninth year, UBCBS is an elite-level custom motorcycle builder competition featuring more than 400 motorcycles and with more than $100,000 cash and prizes awarded across the IMS tour, the largest prize package in the United States. The competition will be held at all seven stops on the IMS Tour with the championship round taking place February 17 in Chicago, Illinois. To learn more, please visit: motorcycleshows.com/UBCBS.
The winners of the UBCBS at IMS Dallas are as follows:
* Winner: Tom Miller won $1,000 and a plaque for a 1967 Harley-Davidson Sportster painted by Gary Queens.
* Winner: Kevin Anderlie won $750 and a plaque for his 1965 Triumph. The custom retro was totally rebuilt and airbrushed at Ande Air Custom Airbrushing.
* Runner-Up: Isiah Booth with The Moto Conspiracy won a plaque for a 1964 Honda CYB 77 Tracker. The runner-up motorcycle was designed as a ‘would if’ factory flat/street tracker, borrowing from the CYB road race bikes available in the 60s. The frame was modified and fit with a custom swinger, 19 inch wheels and a large Brembo brake.
* Winner: Danny Ratliff and airbrush artist Ryan Townsend took home $500 and a plaque for a 2012 Bobber Digger.
Winner: Louie Bailey with Lucky 7 Custom Cycles and painter Chris Fox won $750 and a $250 Harley-Davidson gift card with a 2019 Harley Road Glide. The motorcycle featured a fat tire and motor and an Insane Asylum body kit.
* Runner-Up: Josef Stazione took home a $100 Harley-Davidson gift card and a plaque for runner-up with his 2013 Harley Davidson Road King CVO. The motorcycle featured custom Yaffee Bagger Nation sweeping side covers, handle bars, front fender, dirty bird saddle bags, a rear fender, tail lights, Roland Sands seat, a misfit triple tree and dash, tuff powder coat and a D&D exhaust legends air ride.
* Winner: Clifton Waxman and Frank Hofmann won People’s Choice with a 1949 Harley Davidson WL 45. The custom retro hosted a 54 inch Stroker Motor.
* Winner: Tim Simecek and Brooks Robinson of Hard Luck Motorcycles won a U Koala Bag and a plaque with a 1977 Harley Davidson XLH. The motorcycle, painted at Chiscas Customs, featured a rigid frame, springer, custom fabricated parts and a powder coat.
K&N Garage Builder:
* Winner: Robert Pandya and Joe Mielke won $500 and a K&N Garage gift card with a 1946 Indian Chief Custom, featuring custom bodywork inspired by aviation mechanics and those who fought in the air during WWII.
Best Street Bike:
* Winner: Cody Russell and painter Kim Russell of Vertigo Moto took home a U Koala Bag and a plaque with a 1996 Honda XR250R, featuring a custom stainless-steel pie-cut exhaust, a retro fit a custom painted 1971 Honda tank, a rebuilt tail section and many custom fabricated parts.
* Winner: Nathan Patterson with Metroplex Kustoms won a U Koala Bag and a plaque for his 2017 Harley Road Glide, hosting candy paint, cut neck molded, air round and a sound system.