Las Vegas Bikefest. The Bike Show Winners.

When the 12th annual Las Vegas BikeFest® cruised into downtown Las Vegas September 27-30, close to 30,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world enjoyed four days of all things related to the exciting world of custom motorcycles.   Approximately 200 vendors showcased the latest in parts, accessories and apparel, but the highlight of the event was the Artistry in Iron competition where custom builders compete for the coveted title of Master Builder in an exciting biker build-off competition.

“Las Vegas BikeFest returned once again, showcasing the most innovative and cutting edge aspects of bike building,” said Mindi Cherry, Event Manager for Las Vegas BikeFest.  “There are only a few places where you can immerse yourself in the excitement and uniqueness of this culture.  Las Vegas BikeFest is one of them, which makes it the coolest place to be in the desert. “

Artistry in Iron, the peer-judged, invitation-only custom bike building competition, featured some of the most innovative custom bike building BikeFest has seen yet. With 18 builders gathering from all corners of the U.S., the competition was steeper than it has ever been. Yaniv Evan of Powerplant Choppers in Los Angeles, CA took home the top prize with the bike featured above. Along with winning $10,000, Evan took home the respect of his peers who voted his bike into the winners circle. Las Vegas Bikefest.

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9 Responses to “Las Vegas Bikefest. The Bike Show Winners.”


  1. 1 Brandon Oct 26th, 2012 at 11:31 am

    Looks like a very cool Bobber. More pics, Cyril.

  2. 2 CHOPMONSTER66 Oct 26th, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    NICE RIDE !! MADE IN AMERICA

  3. 3 Kroeter Oct 26th, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Just to be fair, you better post the bikini contest winners too.

  4. 4 PJ Hyland Oct 26th, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    Mindy Cherry wasn’t lying. The “Artistry in Iron” competition brought out some jaw-dropping creations again this year. But a number of entrants in the Custom Bike Show could easily have held their own in the prestigious “Artistry in Iron” contest. And if all that industrial art wasn’t enough for you, the “Baddest Bagger” competition displayed the eye-popping handy-work of some of America’s most inventive builders. Happily for V-Twin enthusiasts in the south west The Las Vegas Bike Fest has become a Mecca for visionary builders as well as those who appreciate their artistry.

  5. 5 Danny Rohr Oct 26th, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    Cyril. I just discovered your news website. Not surprisingly, very interesting with a beautiful clean design.

  6. 6 izadore007 Oct 27th, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    By the way it looks, No entries, East of Texas! Just an observation.

  7. 7 Blackmax Oct 28th, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    Congrats to the winners
    this is not a contest where you see a lot of “Easterners” period
    Vegas is a universal destination but hard to get/ride a bike there
    from the Midwest / East coast in late Sept

  8. 8 nicker Nov 1st, 2012 at 12:03 am

    nice looking scoot…!!!

    -nicker-

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