Invited Builders Bike Show

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Invited Builders Bike Show
Sat, Sep 23 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Sun, Sep 24 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Convention Center - 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC

Event Details

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Elite Builder Competition

The Invited Builders Competition at the Capital City Bikefest Bike Show is an invite-only competition for elite bike builders. The competition is made up of two classes: Baggers and Customs.

Weekend admission to the Capital City Bikefest Bike Show is $10/person (kids under 12 are free). Pre-purchase tickets here.

Want to join this year's Invited Builders class? Fill out the Invited Builder form apply to be an invited builder.

View past winners

Schedule

Load-In

  • Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
  • Saturday: 6:00-9:00am

Bike Show Hours

  • Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Bike Show Awards

  • Sunday: 4:00pm

2017 Invited Builders

Absolute Custom Cycles

Absolute Custom Cycles

Absolute Custom Cycles goal is to make your bike a piece of art that you will love to ride and show off.

Hickory Flat Hot Rods

Hickory Flat Hot Rods

Freddie Arnold has been building hot rods and motorcycles since the 70's. In the last few years he's focus has been on old school choppers and bobbers exclusively. His bikes have won numerous awards, featured in magazines and websites worldwide.

Barnyard Baggers

Barnyard Baggers

Specializing in custom baggers and bobbers, custom motorcycle paint and parts. No job too big or small.

Unknown Customs

Unknown Customs

At Unknown Customs, Inc. we're proud of our accomplishments, & strive to remain humble for all the opportunities we receive. Since opening the small shop Gainesville Ga, Greg & his pops (Chris) have transformed the business to a full time custom shop.

Woodlawn Baggers

Woodlawn Baggers

Woodlawn Baggers in Greenwood, SC has been been in operation since 1976. Coleton Lollis' grandfather opened and ran the shop up until he passed away in 2011 and which time Coleton took over and started transitioning into the Bagger scene.

Sin Worx

Sin Worx

Full service shop, custom builds, parts & accessories

Backyard Baggers

Backyard Baggers

Back Yard Baggers is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.

The Factory Metal Works

The Factory Metal Works

The Factory Metal Works brings true vintage show bikes to life with custom parts and new age trends and technology. We utilize ultra modern methods of fabrication and part design as well as improved bolt & weld-on applications.

Evil Iron Customs

Evil Iron Customs

Evil Iron Customs was started by Donn Ogilvie and Mike Campbell, who were just two guys with a love of motorcycles.

Twin City Cycle Works

Twin City Cycle Works

Twin City Cycle Works is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Rodney Landreth has been featured by Barnett's Magazine with his Satin Matte Street Glide.

Camtech Custom Baggers

Camtech Custom Baggers

Camtech Custom is a custom motorcycle shop specializing in one-off baggers.

PinUp Baggers

PinUp Baggers

We specialize in making your bike stand out in a crowd!!

Cycle Works

Cycle Works

Cycle Works is a family owned business in Lumberton, NC who have been building custom bikes since 2000.

Walters Custom Baggers

Walters Custom Baggers

Walters Custom Baggers has been around for 6 plus yrs, motorcycles have always been my passion from dirt bikes to Harley's. We've been featured in several Magazines through the last 6yrs. Were located in Salisbury Nc just outside of Charlotte.

Karns Kustoms

Karns Kustoms

Karns Kustoms is a partnership of Adam Karns with his family and friends. This partnership brings together one of a kind creations for the love of building show quality kustom vehicles.

Southernboy Baggers

Southernboy Baggers

Small business with a lot of heart and we take pride in everything we do! We guarantee we will be honest and upfront!

Butcher Chop

Butcher Chop

Rhett Holley out of Dry Fork, VA has operated The Butcher Chop since 1995, having built over 20 bikes along with numerous restorations. He's been awarded Best Shovelhead at Willies Bike Show in Daytona, and has been featured in multiple magazines.

SFD Industries

SFD Industries

SFD Industries strives to provide our customers with the highest quality fabrication, products, & customer service in any industry we are involved in.

Xecution Style

Xecution Style

We stay on the forefront of the custom paint scene by creating one off, eye catching works of art, each and every time. With over 15 years of experience under our belt you can rest assured your project will be done at 110%.

Deathtrap Cycles

Deathtrap Cycles

Deathtrap Cycles is a small hobby shop owned by Wayne Burgess. Located in Ontario, Wayne has completed three builds since starting in 2006 but has garnered multiple awards.

Bag Dragger Customs

Bag Dragger Customs

Jeffrey Cuddy is the builder for Bag Dragger Customs, LLC out of Gray, Tennessee. Established in August 2014, they have built 11 custom bikes to date and came in second place at the Daytona Full Throttle Radical Bagger Competition.

Toxic Customs

Toxic Customs

Toxic Customs is a one stop, award winning shop, right here in your backyard. From custom fabrication and graphics on motorcycles and hotrods to oil changes and tires, they do it all.

SIKPIPES

SIKPIPES

I’ve built a few Sportster choppers, and got sick of not being able to find cool pipes for my builds. This is what got me started building custom exhaust pipes. SikPipes is a small business, so every set of pipes is hand-made by me.

KW Customs

KW Customs

Kenny Williams, owner of KW Customs in Angier, North Carolina, usually builds bikes to suit his personal aesthetic tastes and mechanical know how, but he rarely has a chance to finish a bike before someone decides to buy it.

Baker American Cycles

Baker American Cycles

Carson Baker is the man behind Baker American Cycles. Located in Fayetteville, NC this shop specializes in American motorcycles and have four custom builds under their belts.

Rankin Creek Custom Cycles

Rankin Creek Custom Cycles

Lee Myers, Donnie Coffey, Jeremiah Marshall and Richard Doom are the masterminds behind our People's Choice winner in 2015, Rankin Creek Custom Cycles from Stuarts Draft, Virginia.

DA Performance Baggers

DA Performance Baggers

DA Performance is consistently building and creating the best performing and most head-turning bikes on the streets.

UNB Customs

UNB Customs

UNB Customs is a family business that has dedicated the last 20 years to ensuring bikers can continue riding their motorcycles.

Curly's Custom Cycles

Curly's Custom Cycles

Curly's Custom Cycles is northwest Indiana's Premier Custom Bike Shop located in Hobart, Indiana. They are a one stop shop specializing in all repairs, services, custom paint, modifications, bodywork, stereo installs and other custom bike services.

Ludwigsen Motor Co

Ludwigsen Motor Co

Daniel Ludwigsen is out of Stedman, NC and has been featured in the Feb 1996 issue of Roadracing World and a May 2013 issue of Barnett's Bike Craft with his "Wraith Inspired Buell Bobber".

The Bike Exchange

The Bike Exchange

The Bike Exchange is a premier custom Harley builder out of Gastonia, North Carolina. Owned by Steve Hardy, they create jaw dropping custom built one of a kind bikes.

Crazy Beavers Customs

Crazy Beavers Customs

Jason Beavers operates out of Clayton, NC since 2009 and has built 15 bikes, including being awarded "Baddest Urban Bagger" in Daytona 2014 and has been featured in Road Iron in May 2014 and Road Iron Cover/Feature in August 2014.

1901 Customs

1901 Customs

The worlds largest supplier of Victory Motorcycles, Parts and Custom Victory Accessories.

Dan Rollins Kustoms

Dan Rollins Kustoms

Dan Rollins hails from from Poquoson, Virgina. Since 2013 he's built 11 bikes winning Best in Show at Custom Show Emirates in Abu Dhubi, UAE.

Southeastern Customs

Southeastern Customs

Rodney Smith established Southeastern Customs in 2007. Located in Supply, NC he took home first place in the Trike Class at the 2014 Rats Hole Show in Daytona. His bikes have been featured in several magazines.

Widowmaker Custom Design

Widowmaker Custom Design

Hank Thibodeau of Widowmaker Custom Design & Repair in Rougemont, NC has been bulding custom Widowmaker bikes since 2003 and has placed 4th at the Easy Rider Nationals in Columbus OH, with his "Plan B" chopper.

40 Cal Customs

40 Cal Customs

Matt Harris of 40 Cal Customs believes building one-off customs isn’t something to be rushed.

Jet-Hot High Performance Coatings

1126 South Saunders Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone : +919-832-2261
Email : info@CapitalCityBikefest.com

Bikefest Hours

Dealership - S Saunders St

Friday, Sept 21
8AM-10PM
Saturday, Sept 22
8AM-10PM
Sunday, Sept 23
10AM-5PM

Raleigh Convention Center

Saturday, Sept 22
10AM-8PM
Sunday, Sept 23
10AM-5PM