Foremost Insurance and Darwin Motorcycles to Unveil Custom Foremost Chopper at Sturgis 2010

**Grand Rapids, MI **- Foremost Insurance and Darwin Motorcycles will showcase a custom-built Brass Balls Bobbers and Choppers Foremost chopper at Sturgis 2010. Construction of the Foremost Chopper will be featured on an episode of Discovery HD Theater's Two Wheel Thunder. The completed bike will be unveiled at the Buffalo Chip during Sturgis Bike Week 2010. The Foremost Chopper is part of the Darwin Motorcycles Signature Series and is based off of their popular Brass Balls Bobbers and Choppers '69 Chopper model.

Foremost Insurance has gained recognition as a leader in the motorcycle industry by providing stand-alone motorcycle policies, with coverages available for a wide range of motorcycles. In addition, Foremost sponsors a number of professional motorcycle racers, including Larry Pegram in AMA Superbike and motorcycle land-speed record holder, Leslie Porterfield.

"Foremost is more than an insurance company that provides coverage for motorcycles, we are a part of the industry." says Randy Slotten, marketing director, Foremost Insurance Group. "We wanted two things out of a Foremost branded custom motorcycle: a unique, hand-built bike that we could be proud of and a custom shop that shared our ideals to deliver it. By working with Darwin Motorcycles, we got both."

In addition, Foremost Insurance and Darwin Motorcycles will be displaying the Foremost Chopper at future events throughout the country including Daytona Bike Week 2011, where Darwin Motorcycles has been selected by American Iron magazine to provide the Official Bike of Daytona Bike Week.

"We specialize in superior, hand-crafted American motorcycles," says Darwin Holdsworth, owner, Darwin Motorcycles. "And we tailor each Brass Balls bobber and chopper to uniquely reflect each customer. The chopper we're building for Foremost is no exception, it's a perfect example of what we refer to as industrial elegance."

The Foremost Chopper features performance components from outstanding American companies, including a Crazy Horse motor and Baker primary drive and transmission. The air cleaner, oil tank and lighting components are from Crime Scene Choppers. The Foremost Chopper also has Brass Balls signature grips, handle bar risers, wheels and Wilwood Performance signature calipers. The stunning, one-of-a-kind paint scheme has been expertly hand-scribed and painted by Manny's Ink and Air.

The episode of Two Wheel Thunder featuring Darwin Motorcycles build of the Foremost Chopper is schedule to air Monday, August 2 at 9pm Eastern, on Discovery HD Theater. Check local listings for schedule and channel availability.

Darwin Motorcycles gained notoriety after placing third and fifth in the World Championships of Bike Building and being featured by many national television programs and print publication. They were selected as a Top 10 Production Manufacturer in 2008 and awarded "Production Bobber of the Year" in 2009 by Easyriders and V-Twin Magazine. Learn more at

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