12th Edition Of Custombike Show In Bad Salzuflen, Germany

The Trade Fair/Exhibition Center at Bad Salzuflen (Dec 1-3), had a record participation of vendors, part distributors, spectators and the largest ever exhibition of custom motorcycles. 300 exhibitors and 350 bike show competitors, 800+ of modified or customized motorcycles were squeezed in the 3 halls of the Bad Salzuffen Fair Center. A few shots of this CUSTOMBIKE (photos @ H. Roesler for C. Huze)


Bike Show Winners

• Craziest Bike: “Lestat” RevTech-powered one-off, Rainer Metzger, Mainhattan Choppers
• Craziest Bike: Rookie of the Year: Concrete mixer motor as motorbike, ????. Poland
• Best Paint/Airbrush: Harley-Davidson Softail, Volker Gegenfurtner, Paint by Pfeil Design
• Best Engineering: Triumph L2-1 Bonneville Racer (1935), Rocket Bob’s Cycle Works
• Best Sportsbike: V-Rod “Brutale”, V-Rod/MV-Agusta, Jens Mahlau, Germany
• Best Cafe Racer: Honda CX 500, , Germany
• Best Power Cruiser: V-Rod, X-treme Bikes, Germany
• Best Chopper: Shovelhead Chopper, ?????,
• Best Bobber: Triumph Bobber, ?????????
• Best Old School: Harley-Davidson 1942 Flathead 3-Wheeler on MiG 21 fueltank , Lukasz Muraszewski, Poland
• Best Roadster: Suzuki “Roadster”, Mellow Motorcycles, Germany
• Best Radical: Hubless Softail Heritage, Heavy Duty Motors, Russia
• Best Fighter: Suzuki GSXR, Extremebikes, Germany
• Editors Choice DREAM-MACHINES: “Gagarin” by Juri Shif, Belarus
• Editors Choice BIKERS NEWS: Triumph Chopper, ?????? • Editors Choise CUSTOMBIKE: Harley-Davidson, One Way Machine, Germany
• Editors Choice ROADSTER: Emerald Sentinel, Triumph Thunderbird 900, Caferacer-Manufacture, Poland
• Best of Show: “Karpatenhund” 2002 Sportster, Blechmann (Blech und drüber), Austria

4 Responses to “12th Edition Of Custombike Show In Bad Salzuflen, Germany”

  1. 1 P. Hamilton Dec 16th, 2016 at 12:22 pm

    As always in this type of event some wild stuff.

  2. 2 James just another crazy kiwi Dec 16th, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    European shows always seem to have allot of flair and create some amazing bikes.

  3. 3 highrpm Dec 16th, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    bikes are as bad as the women.

  4. 4 seymour Dec 16th, 2016 at 8:04 pm

    tell us about that crazy award winning sportster, Cyril, thanks

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