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Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show New York 2012 Photo Gallery

The seventh round of the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show series swept into New York last weekend as custom motorcycle builders from around the Big Apple and the Northeast competed for prizes and prestige.

Slideshow
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'Steampunk' by Copper Mike Cole of Gravesend Cycles beat out Stu's Auto and its 1989 Custom Chopper for first place in the FreeStyle class.
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This race plate on 'Challenger' does double duty as a headlight mount and hides the oil cooler which is mounted behind it.
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'Steampunk' is full of antique parts which have been salvaged and given new life, like this headlight which once was the cabin entry light on a submarine.
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Steve Iacona's 'Challenger' won the Hot Bike Modified Harley class at the New York round of the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Shows.
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Looking at 'Steampunk,' it's easy to see how Copper Mike Cole got his nickname.
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The 'Full of Hate Cafe' by Roman Levin features a custom built chassis and Triumph single-sided swingarm built around a Suzuki V-Twin.
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TT Cycles brought a couple of great looking Triumphs to the show, including this 1967 Triumph TR6R.
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TT Cycles 'Tri Flyer' is based on a 1970 Triumph TR6R. The motorcycle took third place in the Retro Mod class in NY.
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'Challenger' has come a long way from the 883 Sporster engine it started with.
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Custom hyperbikes representing in NYC.
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The classic beach cruiser look never grows old.
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Copper Mike Cole of Gravesend Cycles accepts the $3000 check as winner of the FreeStyle Class in New York's Ultimate Builder Bike Show.
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'Spitshine' is a 1960 Harley Panhead which won the Retro Mod class at the NY Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show.
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Steve Iacona deserves credit for giving this 1996 XL a new racing pedigree.
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Roman Levin of Full of Hate Cycle Fab won the Performance Custom class in New York for his carbon fiber wrapped cafe conversion.
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Fred Montalto won the Retro Mod class for his beautifully restored 1960 Harley Panhead.
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The sweet looking carbon fiber tank of the 'Full of Hate Cafe' racer.
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We love a burly V-Twin!
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A maritime compass has been mounted on the copper tank of 'Steampunk.'
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Now that's a new twist to the standard headlight.