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Friday, 12 April 2013

Custom Chrome Dealer and Bike Show Mainz, Germany 2013

Custom Chrome Dealer and Bike Show Mainz, Germany 2013

15 great years of Custombike passion!
(Photography by G-Rat & Onno "Berserk" Wieringa
for Madness Photography.eu)

Custom Chrome Europe Dealer Show 2013 lived up to the theme “News, Trends, Innovations”! 2013 Custom Chrome International Bike Show Series European Championship introduces first-ever “Life Vote” for selecting the winners.

March 23rd and 24th 2013, Phönix-Hall, Mainz, Germany

The 2013 edition of the Custom Chrome International Bike Show Series European Championship saw 103 high-class entries, many of which were premiere bikes that were competing for the additional special price of a 110 Cubic Inch RevTech engine. The trade show section of the Custom Chrome Europe Dealer Show was fully booked with international exhibitors from USA, Japan and Europe, sending their R&D and top-sales personal. Attending custom Legends included Cory Ness, Ted Sands (PM), Dan Kinsey (S&S’ legendary Land Speed Record racer) Scott Sjovall (S&S’ Land Speed Record & engine specialist), Gerald Rinehart, Cyril Huze and others. 

MAGAZINE AWARDS  Spain                Next              BT Choppers                                          
Big Twin / Holland                    Secret Project    Bozzies
MCM / Sweden                          T5                TMT Moto, Thomas Turner
Bikers News / Germany                 37 UMG            Arno Schmitz
Custombike / Germany                  Link              Krugger Motorcycles
Dream Machines / Germany              Spindle Warm Up   EMD
Back Street Heroes / Great Britain    Rumble            Motorvisionen
Biker’s Power / Germany               Secret Project    Bozzies
Custom Machines / Spain               Rumble            Motorvisionen
Freeway / France                      Milano-Taranto    Waka’s Bikes
Wild Magazine / France                Vintage Racer     L&L Choppers
Low Ride Magazine / Italy             Link              Krugger Motorcycles
Easyriders / Czech Republic           Handmade          Sasse van Essen
Biker’s Life / Italy                  Enterprise        Garage 65
Kustom World / Italy                  Milano-Taranto    Waka’s Bikes


Text: HRF, Fotos: dA g-rAT & Onno Wieringa, Madness-Photography.EU; 

Short Show Facts: Custom Chrome Europe 2013

Booth/Vendors: 56 + Custom Chrome Europe displays  
Visitors Sunday: 2.500 + 1.000 dealers from Saturday  
Attending dealers (Saturday): approx. 400 dealers with 1.000 staff altogether
New: Harley-Davidson Demo Rides by Harley-Davidson Wiesbaden and Harley-Factory Frankfurt!
Premiere: First-ever “Live Vote” by Bike Show Participants and industry VIP AT the trophy ceremony

BIKE SHOW, powered by DHL:
Competing Bikes:                                                                 103
Jammer Old School Class, powered by Paughco:     Were voted out of all competing bikes
RevTech-Performance Class, powered by RevTech Oil:      15 
Modified Harley Class, powered by Küryakyn:                   39 
Championship Class, powered by DHL:                              49 
Competing builders:                                                              78 
From Countries:                                                                    12 
Belgium, Czech Republic, Lithuania, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Unite Arab Emirates, 

Total value of prices & trophies given away: approx. € 35.000,-- 

Custom Chrome International Bike Show Series 2013 “European Championship” 

Jammer Old School Class, powered by Paughco

Place   Bike              build by                  wins:
#1      T5                TMT Moto, Thomas Turner    3.000,-- CCE Parts Merchandise Credits
#2      Handmade          Sasse van Essen           “Cross” Air Filter by Thunderbike 
#3      Vintage Racer     L&L, Sjaak Laan            B2 Minilift by B2    

RevTech Performance Class, powered by RevTech Oil

Place   Bike             build by                     wins:
#1      Rumble           Motorvisionen                110 Cubic Inch RevTech Engine, polished, by CCE 
#2      G                Custom Wolf                  BSL “Bomb” Exhaust system by BSL
#3      22 Titanium      Schrammwerk, Dany Schramm    Set of Dunlop tires on request, by Dunlop

Modified-Harley Class, powered by Küryakyn

Place   Bike             build by                     wins:
#1      T5               TMT Moto, Thomas Turner      € € 5.000,-- CCE Parts Merchandise Credits by Küryakin
#2      Handmade         Sasse van Essen              Rinehart Exhaust System by Rinehart
#3      Thunder Rocker   Thunderbike                  Ignition Kit and Twin Tuner by Daytona Twin Tec

Championship Class, powered by DHL

Place   Bike             build by                     wins:              
 #1      Link            Krugger, Frederic Bertrand   € 5.000,-- CCE Parts Merchandise Credits by DHL
#2      Vintage Racer    L&L, Sjaak Laan              Firestarter Sportster Exhaust by BSL
#3      Milano-Taranto   Waka’s Bikes                 Complete Gasket Board Kit by James Gaskets

 SPECIAL AWARDS (by Industry & Press Judges)

Award              Bike             Build by               wins:      
 New Technology     Secret Project   Bozzies                Kevlar Hoodie by John Doe
Best Style         Enterprise       Garage 65              Bare Bones Seat by Le Pera
Best Bagger        Dragger          American Chopper Jack  400 kg Mega Lift by B2
Creativity         Out of Hell      Michael Knepper        Custom painted Helmet by Biltwell 

S&S President’s Pick  Next BT Choppers US-$ 1.000,-- S&S Merchandise Credit Parts

CCE Show Premiere Award    Milano-Taranto       Waka’s Bikes                          110 Cubic Inch RevTech Engine by CCE
(Best bike FIRST shown/to premiere at the CCE Dealer Show)

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