El Deguelo by Cut Throat Customs won $2500 as the Freestyle Class winner at the Dallas Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show 2013.
Daniel Sanchez and Cut Throat Customs step up to accept the top prize in the Freestyle Class at the 2013 Ultimate Builder Bike Show in Dallas.
Chop Shop Motorsports won the top prize in the Modified Street Class in Dallas for ‘Gold Digger,’ a rumbling 2003 Yamaha VStar 1100.
Lubbock Custom Motorcycles won Dallas’ Mod Harley Class with ‘Firm Sueno,’ a 2007 Deluxe with a stretched tank swooping down to a custom tail section.
This tidy 1977 Yamaha XS650 owned by Mark Webster won the Retro Mod Class at the 2013-14 Ultimate Builder Bike Show in Dallas.
Shade Tree Fabrications ‘Speedmetal’ is still racking up awards for Kyle Shorey, this time as the Performance Custom winner in Dallas at the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show.
The Dallas edition of the 2013-14 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show was packed, from the opening bell on Friday to the awards ceremony 4 p.m. Sunday. Free parking for motorcycles helped draw a huge two-wheel crowd into the Progressive International Motorcycle Show. The very first bikes they saw when they funneled into the show were the custom sleds from the Ultimate Builder contest. The show’s diversity was spectacular with everything from big wheel Yamaha bobbers to a Diesel custom to huge tired baggers.
Ultimate Builder Class: FreeStyle
Daniel Sanchez of Cut Throat Customs hails from Houston, Texas, and brought in El Deguelo, the 2010 CTC Custom featuring a cantilevered front air suspension hidden under the gas tank. El Deguelo’s engine is from a 1975 Honda 750. Paint is by Dustin Hobert, H-D Airbrush Studio. Sanchez heads back to Houston $2500 richer after winning the Ultimate Builder Freestyle Class in Dallas.
1: Daniel Sanchez, Cut Throat Customs – El Deguelo, 2010 CTC Custom
2: Kyle Shorey, Shade Tree Fabrications – Priceless, 2013 Shadetree Customs
3: Nick Morale, Dallas H-D / Live Fast Customs – Hated, 2012 Harley-Davidson
Ultimate Builder Class: MOD Harley
Juan Gandara of Lubbock Custom Motorcycles rolled Firm Sueno into Dallas against heavy competition. After the smoke cleared Gandara came away with first place in the Modified Harley Class, winning $1500 for his efforts. His 2007 Deluxe features smooth lines front to back thanks to a stretched gas tank and custom paneling around the oil tank and rear fender. Clean, chromed, and spoked, it also has tidy custom dash.
1: Juan Gandara, Lubbock Custom Motorcycles – Firm Sueno, 2007 Deluxe
2:Sean Stimel, Dallas H-D – Big Slim, 2014 Harley-Davidson Slim
3: Jeff Halsted – Altered, 2008 Harley-Davidson Softail
Ultimate Builder Class: Retro MOD
Mark Webster builds slick street trackers and café racers. He won the Retro Mod Class in Dallas with his ’77 Yamaha XS650 Café Racer. It features a fork from a 2008 GSXR 750, custom triple trees, a custom aluminum tank and a tail section from Christen Dotson.
1: Mark Webster – 1977 Yamaha XS650
2: Brian Jones – Netter 1962 FL Panhead
3: Brad Durest – 1979 H-D FLH
Ultimate Builder Class: MOD Street
Chop Shop Motorsports’ 2003 hardtail bobber took first place in Dallas Modified Street class with Gold Digger. The VStar 1100 engine is ported and polished with Boss 429 cams. The build features meaty Firestone military tires in a Springer front end teamed to dirt bike handlebars.
1: Chop Shop Motorsports – Gold Digger, 2003 Yamaha VStar 1100
2: Leonard Mosley – 2007 Suzuki M109R
3: Jeff Azcona – Tequila, 2012 Royal Enfield, CS Bullet
Ultimate Builder Class: Performance Custom
Kyle Shorey’s Speedmetal is a handmade custom sled. The bike began life as a Saxon Crown motorcycle. It features a handmade frame, tank, and girder front end. Power is provided by a S&S 100 V-Twin. Paint by Chemical Candy Customs.
1: Kyle Shorey, Shade Tree Fabrications – Speedmetal, 2012 Shadetree Custom
2: Arynn Akins – King, 2005 Yamaha R1
3: Platinum Motorcycles – Inferno, 2004 Honda CBR 600RR
Chop Shop Motorsports also won the Garage Leathers Solo Bag and Rocking K Custom Leathers wallet as Sho Dog Award recipients while Jeff Azcona was the People’s Choice Award winner.