In a previous post, I reviewed the 10 best custom bikes in the Freestyle Class of the 9th annual AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building that took place during Sturgis 2012. Let’s take a look at the winning bikes in Modified Harley-Davidson class.
Modified Harley-Davidson class 1st place, Boccin Custom Cycles (Italy)
2012 World champion in this class became Lorenzo Solighetto of Boccin Custom Cycles, Italy. To build his bike called “Knuckle ’46’,” Lorenzo used the engine and frame of a 1946 Harley-Davidson Knucklehead.
Modified Harley-Davidson class 2nd place, Ehinger Kraftrad (Germany)
Second came Uwe Ehinger (Ehinger Kraftrad) from Hamburg, Germany with “Snow Racer”, a rigid frame Harley-Davidson with a 1936 VLH engine, with a German-made NH Power primary drive and French-made Beringer inboard brakes.
Modified Harley-Davidson class 3rd place, cooper Smithing Co (USA)
Joe Cooper based in Buckley, Washington (Cooper Smithing Co) took the third place. The bike, “Gun Baby,” is a 1996 Harley-Davidson XL 883 with Buell front end wheels and brakes. The acid etched finish was the work of Tony Morgan.
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