The final event of the United States “Ultimate Builder Championship” was held March 14-17 in Daytona during the International Motorcycle Show. Jeremy Cupp, 33, from LC Fabrications in Virginia won the championship, received $6000 and a paid trip to the AMD Championship Of Bike Building this August in Sturgis.
Named “Old Black”, his creation is a 1976 Harley-Davidson XL built on a Hillclimber chassis and sports two reversed heads, dual Amal carbs and custom open rocker valve train. Special features include jackshaft dual drive chains and dual rear drum brakes. Cupp, states that his out-of-pocket expenses on this project were no more than $4,000, but that if you add his time at only $50 per hour “Old Black Is Worth $70,000. LC Fabrications (picture courtesy AMD)