The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show is stopping at seven cities across the USA, and will be awarding $70,000 in cash and prizes at Chicago in February 2018.
Organiser Jeff Najar (Biker Pros) said that “Jeff Holt from HOT BIKE, Chris Callen from Cycle Source Magazine and Pat Jansen from Sin-Central will be helping to hand out all the goodies.”
The four paying classes are FreeStyle, Modified Harley (presented by Harley-Davidson), Modified Retro (presented by Royal Enfield) and Modified Custom.
Being staged at United Business Media’s Progressive Suspension sponsored International Motorcycle Shows (IMS), this season sees the cut-down seven city itinerary of 2016/2017 essentially being repeated, with three timings changed (*).
Long Beach, CA: November 17-19, 2017
New York, NY: December 1-3, 2017
Minneapolis, MN: December 8-10, 2017*
Cleveland, OH: January 26-28, 2018
Dallas, TX: February 2-4, 2018*
Chicago, IL: February 9-11, 2018
Washington D.C.: February 23-25, 2018*
In 2015/2016 there had been 10 venues – for last year Portland, Sacramento, Miami and Phoenix were dropped, with a return to Washington DC added. UBM says that research has shown that “31 percent of the IMS 2015/2016 tour attendees purchased a new or used vehicle within 12 months of attending a show.