Progressive Announces Cleveland Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Winners

The fourth round of J&P Cycles UBCBS series just wrapped, and the winners brought plenty of eye candy for all

2006 Harley Shovelhead digger-style custom
Wayne Burgess won for his 2006 Harley Shovelhead digger-style custom called “Nancy” in the Freestyle category.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

The fourth round of the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show (UBCBS) just wrapped in Cleveland last weekend, and Progressive International Motorcycle Shows has compiled the winners for us. Those lucky few contestants will move on to compete in the championship round in Chicago in a couple of weeks.

It's year number nine for the UBCBS, and the elite-level custom motorcycle builder competition has corralled more than 400 motorcycles on the seven-stop IMS tour, with the promise of more than $100,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded. The finale will be held February 17 in Chicago. For more info, check out: motorcycleshows.com/UBCBS.

Without further ado, here are the winners at the UBCBS in Cleveland:

Freestyle Runner-Up

1981 Yamaha XS650
Austin Andrella, a father-daughter duo, and Flamethrower Custom Paint and Atomic Bob Pinstriping, won a plaque for this 1981 Yamaha XS650.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

Custom Retro Winner

1977 Yamaha XS700
Mark Stakley and painters Atomic Bob, Painter Powder, and Capital Powder Coating won $750 and a plaque with this 1977 Yamaha XS700, featuring an AMO exhaust, bars, fender struts, and a re-worked hardtail.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

Custom Retro Runner-Up

1980 Honda CX500
This 1980 Honda CX500 Deluxe won the runner-up prize for Phil Hudson and painter Kacey Elkins. It features a fully customized rear frame section designed to fit an Aprilia Shiver monoshock.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

Custom Street Winner

1994 BMW K75RT
Parker Zamarelli and painter Bob Pinkerton’s 1994 BMW K75RT three-cylinder 750cc won this category with its custom frame mods, custom CNC yoke, and triple tree clamps.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show
2018 Indian Scout Bobber
The Custom Street runner-up was P.J. Grakauskas and painters Kacey Elkins and Krossover Customs with a 2018 Indian Scout Bobber, with a custom tank, seat, front end, wheels, and custom 2-1 SuperTrapp exhaust.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show

Custom Harley-Davidson Winner

1976 Harley-Davidson Sportster hardtail
Sean Cortimilia and painter Dean Murnan won with this 1976 Harley-Davidson Sportster hardtail.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show
1995 Harley-Davidson Softail Heritage Classic
Runner-up for Custom Harley was Jordan McGhee of Farmtown Motors-Jordan and painter Austin Finishing Company with a 1995 Harley-Davidson Softail Heritage Classic.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show

People's Choice Winner

1972 Honda CB500K1
Jordan McGhee was in this category too, and with painters Austin Finishing Company and Atomic Bob, he knocked out this 1972 Honda CB500K1.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show

Best Chopper Winner

1981 Yamaha XS650
Winning this category was Jeffrey Ohman and painter 6th City Cycle with a 1981 Yamaha XS650.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show

K&N Garage Builder

1979 Yamaha XS650
Frank Schiciano won a $500 K&N gift card for this 1979 Yamaha XS650, which took more than three years to complete and features tons of hand-built one-off parts.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show
1949 Indian Scout Vertical Twin

Best Street Bike Winner

Mike Cima won this group with a 1949 Indian Scout Vertical Twin with a stretched frame, Indian-style leaf spring fork, owner-built seat pan and lots of custom leather work.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show
2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

Best Bagger

Winning the Best Bagger category was Marvin Davis and painter Detroit Choppers with a 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide.Courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Show