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Top Custom Bike Builders Take Home Honors at Ray Price Capital City Bikefest

Bikefest & Expo | 12-Oct-2016

Top Custom Bike Builders Take Home Honors at Ray Price Capital City Bikefest

Scott Misner | Raleigh, NC

Top bike builders descended on Raleigh, N.C. recently for the 12th Annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest, presented by GEICO Motorcycle. Weekend highlights included the state’s largest custom bike show sanctioned by the International Master Bike Builders Association and sponsored by Misfit Industries and Ryd Wheels. Many of North America’s most accomplished motorcycle builders competed for $15,000 in cash and prizes.

The bike show featured both professional and hobbyist bike builders competing with their vintage, modern and radical designs in fabrication, paint and engineering. First place winners in the 2016 Ray Price Motorsports Expo bike show included:
KW Customs, Best of Show;
Curly's Custom Cycles, People's Choice;
Factory Metal Works, Road Devil’s Pick;
Butcher Chop, Invited Builder Custom;
KW Customs, Invited Builder Baggers;
Unknown Customs, Misfit Pick & Best Paint;
Pinup Baggers, Trike;
Woodlawn Baggers, Antique Class;
Michael Erikson, Sportster/Buell class;
David Duncan, Rat Bike;
Jay Marshall, Bobber;
Scott Carawan, Café Racer;
John Hyatt II, Chopper;
James Aswell, Euro Custom;
Tommy Hall, Metric Custom;
Noah Irby, Sport Bike;
Jeremy Williams, Bagger Custom Stock;
Floyd Hampton, Bagger Radical;
Alan Williams, Big Twin;
Zane Culleton, Sound-Off Competition.

“All of the builders, which including pros and hobbyists, brought remarkable designs to this year’s show,” said Mark Hendrix, general manager of Ray Price, Inc., and the Capital City Bikefest organizer. “Congratulations to the winners in each category. The level of innovation and craftsmanship displayed by these builders was outstanding.”

About the 12th Ray Price Capital City Bikefest, presented by GEICO Motorcycle

Capital City Bikefest was formed in 2005 with the City of Raleigh to become North Carolina’s first downtown motorcycle rally. Created by beloved local businessman Ray Price, it helped bring the roar of life back downtown. The Ray Price Capital City Bikefest & Motorsports Expo features a street festival with live music, stunt shows and a custom bike show. Charity beneficiaries include the U.S.O. and U.S. Veterans Corps. #CapitalCityBikefest

About Ray Price Harley-Davidson

For more than 30 years, Ray Price Harley-Davidson has served as the center of motorcycle culture in Raleigh, N.C., and among the Southeast’s top motorcycle dealerships. Home to Hall-of-Fame racing legend Ray Price, dealership staff have centuries of combined Harley riding experience to provide award-winning customer service and education programs for beginners-to-expert riders. Ray Price was again named a 2014 Dealernews Top 100 business, as well as a Powersports Business Power 50 Dealer. The team actively supports area charities through a wide range of philanthropy projects. Ray Price Racing won the National Hot Rod Association’s (NHRA) Top Fuel Harley Championship in 2014 and 2015.

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