World Championship

World Championship of Custom Bike Building

First seen in 2004 as an evolution of the AMD ProShow, the World Championship was staged at the Custom Chrome Europe Dealer Show at Mainz in Germany until March 2010.

The World Championship was launched in the United States in 2004, also as a trade-only spectacle. In 2006 the decision was taken to change the World Championship of Custom Bike Building from a trade/dealer only event into a showcase for custom design and engineering excellence that could be seen by the public.

That resulted in taking the World Championship to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the biggest single annual gathering of riders any where in the world.

In Europe, Big Bike Europe is being launched as the host event for the World Championship, also allowing riders and enthusiasts to see the stunning work that the custom motorcycle industry can produce.

The event will be staged over all three days of the show, with the awards ceremony closing the show from 4:00pm on Sunday May 12th 2013.

There will be four classes of competition, with the non-competitive Production Manufacturer Showcase display of EU compliant limited run production models being eligible for an engine sponsored by S&S Cycle.

The classes will be...

Visit the championship programme website to see results of all prior World Championships and a unique archive of photography and technical information detailing the 1,000 plus custom bikes that have already competed and to find the class rules and entry forms: