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2009 Rat's Hole Custom Show at Bike Week Photo Gallery

From super radicals to trikes to rat bikes, the Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show in Daytona Beach during Bike Week features some of the most creative motorcycles around.

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Somewhere under the menagerie is a motorcycle. Gotta love a good rat bike.
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The Ratmates and Big Daddy Rat pose with the trophy table.
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I see dead people! Something tells me the creator of this bike might have seen Steven King's Christine one too many times
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This bagger had smooth, clean lines front to back.
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This Bat trike turned a lot of heads. There were quite a few creative three-wheelers at this year's show.
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Vaclav Vavra and his son soak in the regards of the crowd after his one-piece billet bike was selected 'Best in Show' among the European competitors.
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The Red Carpet bike was made by Dreamachine out of Slovenia.
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Ted Smith (left) and the Ratmates congratulate the European winner and his son.
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The Ape Hangers on this super radical motorcycle were as tall as me (six-feet).
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A rat bike at the Rat's Hole. You could call it a homecoming of sorts.
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The photo hounds close in on a Playboy Playmate.
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This custom mini chopper has a 49cc engine and was built by a young man called Brandon Lunderman.
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Jerry Chillico called his streetfighter the phoenix, stating 'This is the rebirth of the motorcycle as it should be.'
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The Belgium-made bobber used all chain drives.
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Ever seen a sidecar on a Hayabusa? Neither had I until this year's Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show.
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This motorcycle made by a Belgian builder featured multiple chain drives, a drilled-out homemade frame, and ingenious homemade brakes built into the back wheel.
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A hot chica livens up this bobber's tank.
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The winning bike in the Italian Showdown is a one-piece billet bike made by VAV-Tuning out of Czechoslovakia.
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Ahh, who wouldn't want one of the adorable new Rat's Hole trophies on their mantlepiece?
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Start with one exotic custom motorcycle, add a Playboy Playmate, stir, and you've got the recipe for another successful Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show.