Daytona Bike Week 25th Annual Boardwalk Classic Bike Show Winners

00winnerFollowing is a list of the trophy winners at the 25th Annual Boardwalk Classic Bike Show held on Friday, March 14 on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk during 2014’s Bike Week. 

Best of Show.  Christian Rivard, Quebec, Canada;  2010 Artisanal Chopper, “Spartacus”

Judge’s Trophy. Joe Palermo, Edgewater, FL;  1960 BMW R50

People’s Choice. First Place:  Denny Ritchie, Palmyra, PA;  2010 Roadkill Custom. Second Place:  Randy Berry, Russellville, KY;  John Deere Bike. Third Place:  Maelis Tice (age, one year old)  E.T. Novelty Bike

2winnerCustom. First Place.  Joey Hensley, Winston-Salem, NC;  ’94 Road King. Second Place:  Tarso Marques, Brazil;  Custom Board Tracker. Third Place:  After Hours Bikes, Ft. Lauderdale, FL;  2011 Sportster Tracker

Evo/V-Twin. First Place:  Edith Tasse, Quebec, Canada;  2010 Harley Night Rod Special. Second Place:  Johnny & MacKenzie Pierson, Wildwood, FL;  2010 Super Glide. Third Place:  John Ruthic, New Port Richie, FL;  2014 Gateway Bagger

Radical Evo. First Place:  Troy Letwak, Oracle, AZ;  2013 Recluse Custom. Second Place:  Dave Green, Ontario, Canada;  2014 Custom Built. Third Place:  Bryon McClure, Iron Station, NC;  2012 Street Glide All Steel

Radical Softail. First Place: Edward Tuthill, Citrus Springs, FL;’05 Road King. Second Place:  Roy Maxwell, Daytona Beach, FL;  ’06 Rucker Performance. Third Place:  Jason Hack, Chesterton, IN;  ’97 Harley Fat Boy.

1winnerShovelhead. First Place:  T.D. Ward, St. Louis, MO;  2015 Rods & Rides. Second Place:  Warren Lane,  Miami, FL;  ’64 H-D Chopper. Third Place:  Jack Diagazio, New York;  H-D Bobber

Panhead. First Place:  Patrick Day, Arlington, VA;  ’56 Harley FLH. Second Place:  Ryan Crawford, Annandale, VA;  ’53 H-D. Third Place:  Mark Hampton, Port Orange, FL;  ’58 H-D Duo Glide

Sportster. First Place:  Beth Mangus Roberts, Kernersville, NC;  ’93 Sportster. Second Place:  Josh Brown, Chippewa Falls, WI;  ’02 Sportster Custom. Third Place:  Ron Gebo, Three Rivers, MA;  Lovecraft Sportster

RickMillsRadical Sportster. First Place:  Roy Hash, Russellville, KY;  ’06 Harley Trike. Second Place:  Rick Millls, New York;  H-D. Third Place:  Adam Keiser, Chandler, AZ;  2014 Local Motors.

Dresser. First Place:  Chris Harris, Poulsbo, WA;  ’09 Street Glide. Second Place:  Ronald Carriere, Canada;  ’06 Road Glide. Third Place:  Doug Latham, Edgewater, FL;  ’06 Streetglide

Trike. First Place:  Mitch Anderson, Backstreet Baggers NC; ’13 H-D Tri-Glide. Second Place:  T.D. Ward, St. Louis, MO;  2015 Rat Trike. Third Place:  James Nice, New Franklin, OH;  ’66 Harley Police Servicar

Chopper. First Place:  Stan Nitkowski, Boynton Beach, FL;  2005 Chopper. Second Place:  Joe Roy, Brampton, Ontario, Canada;  2013 Custom. Third Place:  Rick Mills, New York;  H-D

4winnerVintage. First Place:  Michael Mitchell, Sarasota, FL;  1952 Zundapp. Second Place:  Dan Drexel, Rochester, NY;  ’54 HD KH. Third Place:  Tarso Marques, Brazil;  Indian Tracker

Sport Bike. First Place:  Troy Jones, Lancaster, TX;  ’08 Suzuki Hayabusa. Second Place:  Justin Seely, Charleston, SC;  ’06 CBR 1000 Turbo. Third Place:  Sam Iacono, Clearwater, FL;  2011 Victory Vision

Paint. First Place:  Ferdinand Francouer, Quebec, Canada;  ’09 Road Glide. Second Place:  Joe Tice, Lake City, FL;  ’97 V-Star. Third Place:  Johane Raymond, Quebec, Canada;  ’03 Road King

Metric. First Place:  Gilles Goodreau, Hollywood, FL;  ’82 Honda CBX. Second Place:  Mark Tempesta, Peabody, MA;  2011 Suzuki Hayabusa. Third Place:  Tommy Maier, Tampa, FL;  2013 Honda Fury

Radical Metric. First Place:  Lee Smith, Roswell, GA;  ’03 Honda “Spiderman”. Second Place:  Steve Ettinger, Palm Vista, FL;  ’08 Yamaha “Hulk”. Third Place:  Joey Chanel, Great Falls, VA;  ’79 Honda.

Rat. Sole Winner:  Scrapey Hawkins, Oak Hill, FL:  ’73 H-D Rat.

(photography @ H. Roesler for C. Huze)

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13 Responses to “Daytona Bike Week 25th Annual Boardwalk Classic Bike Show Winners”


  1. 1 live2rideaglide Mar 19th, 2014 at 9:49 am

    It seems at Daytona a chopper can win, at Sturgis more likely a boardtarcker.

  2. 2 Terence Tory Mar 19th, 2014 at 9:58 am

    The Panhead bobber with the apes and springer is very good.

  3. 3 Jeff Keizer Mar 19th, 2014 at 11:17 am

    The top one. Huh. Not for me. The others are fine.

  4. 4 takehikes Mar 19th, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    that silver thing is another trailer queen big ass rear tired pile………how dreary this stuff has become.

  5. 5 Terence Tory Mar 19th, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    Not one Café Racer.That tells me this show is unloved and out of fashion with any rider under thirty.

    The builder of the winning bike has probably run out of skin for ink and the bike now cops all his fevered hyperactivity.

  6. 6 Rodent Mar 19th, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    Opinions are Ike rectums, everybody has one!

  7. 7 trike lady Mar 19th, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    Builders seem to be running out of ideas by looking at the selected photos.
    Would have been nice to see the top winners from the other classes.

  8. 8 Steve Carr Mar 19th, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    one question…..

    how can a 2012 Streetglide be 3rd place in the “Radical Evo” Class?

    I was there when the awards were given out, and this is simply evidence that those judging and or running the show have little to no interest in actually giving a crap about the entries.

    Just pay the money and wait till 4:00 pm for the awards then leave till next year.

    I did not have a bike in this show….just a quiet observer this time around….

    Get your shit together guys or there won’t be many entries in the years to come I can promise you that…

    Steve Carr

  9. 9 Jeff Duval Mar 20th, 2014 at 6:07 am

    Yep, agree with most comments: Utterly crap, tacky or bling, and wholly devoid of interest 🙁 …

  10. 10 jack deagazio Mar 20th, 2014 at 8:34 am

    Hey Jeff Duval, Maybe you can explain to me the utterly crap, tacky and bling on the shovelhead, ironhead, and the knucklehead because I am a little confused. Maybe next year you can put a bike in the show and see what ” BLING” you build. By the way I built the shovelhead in the picture and I ride it.

  11. 11 Terence Tory Mar 20th, 2014 at 8:51 am

    jack deagazio,and a good Shovel it is too.I thought it was a Panhead at first glance.

  12. 12 Bill Mar 27th, 2014 at 3:11 am

    Almost every bike entered deserved to win a trophy. Unfortunately, there were only 57 trophies.

  13. 13 Axel Apr 24th, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    That “best of show” bike is a good example of the worst custom bikes. Huge non-functional rear tire, blinding chrome. lots of extra bodywork with no purpose, glittery paint that only a pre-teen girl could love, noise-making shorty exhaust…… Yecchhh!

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