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sosa metal works ^ Paul Ponkow’s 1973 Triumph “Black Rainbow” by Bones Legacy. Sosa Metal Works, Sonny Boy Paint.
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The 10th annual Artistry in Iron – Master Builders’ Championship will was held during the 2013 Las Vegas BikeFest®. The annual invitation only competition, sponsored by Cycle Source Magazine, included 20 award winning builders.

Artistry in Iron participants includes builders that have shaped the industry and who are establishing the trends in custom bikes and engineering. “We’re excited that so many builders have accepted our invitation,” commented event producer Mindi Cherry, CEM. “It solidifies the importance of the championship.”

participants include:
Rick Bray – RKB Kustom Speed
Len Edmonson – Azzkikr Customs
Yaniv Evan – Powerplant Choppers
H. Gio Giovanni – Blacksmith Motoring Company
Jim Giuffra – AFT Customs
Jason Grimes – Northeast Chop Shop
Ron Harris – Chop Docs Choppers
Michael Lewis – Violent Choppers
Gary Maurer – Kustoms, Inc.
El Pitts – Big Homie
Paul Ponkow – Bones Legacy
Tony Prust – Analog Motorcycles
Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers
Bryan Schimke – TPJ Customs
Michael Schreiber – South Bay Customs
Kyle Shorey – Shadetree Fabrications, Inc.
Daniel Sanchez – Cut Throat Customs
Paul Wideman – Bare Knuckle Choppers
Dale Yamada – Mad Jap Kustoms
Yaniv Evan of Powerplant Choppers, the 2012 Artistry in Iron Champion

Artistry in Iron invitations are extended worldwide, not to just the biggest names in the industry, but also to “up and coming” builders that are breaking new ground with innovative engineering and designs. The bikes are judged solely by the master builders themselves.


RKB_kustom RKB kustom ^ 2013 Artistry in Iron Champion Rick Bray – RKB Kustom Speed

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~ Sunday Slacker Magazine