Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Winners Take Home $6,000 At Seattle Motorcycle Show

SEATTLE (Dec. 19, 2011) - The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® announced the fourth round winners of the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show, an elite-level custom motorcycle builder competition, taking place nationwide. Cash prizes and trophies were awarded to several local builders who took home top honors this past weekend in Seattle.

Top honors for the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show in Seattle went to the following builders:
* Street Chopper's Freestyle: Chris Flechtner, 2010 Speedshop Design Custom, powered by a 1965 650cc BSA, ($3,000 in prize money)
* Hot Bike's Modified Harley: Joe Cooper, 1999 XL 1200, modified by Cooper Smithing ($2,000 in prize money)
* Motorcyclist's Retro Mod: Jay Bennett; Cyclepath, 1954 hummer, ($1,000 in prize money)

Contestants are encouraged to enter the competition at any or all of the remaining shows for a chance to win a piece of the $90,000 cash purse, more than any builder competition in the world. With more than 500 custom-built bikes on display across the country, the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show sets itself apart as the world's largest touring custom bike competition.

Attendees who voted for the "People's Choice" award were automatically entered to win a custom-built Honda Fury, sponsored by MotorcycleUSA.com. The customized Honda Fury, built by MotorcycleUSA.com, will be featured at each of the tour stops, located at the MotorcycleUSA.com Voting Center, next to the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. The winner will be selected at the conclusion of the tour. Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show coverage and results will be posted at www.MotorcycleUSA.com.

The next Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show competition will take place at the Michigan Motorcycle Show, Friday, Jan. 6 - Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. For more information, visit www.motorcycleshows.com/novi.

About Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows®
From New York to California, the 12-city nationwide tour of the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® offers more than 500,000 consumers and 900 exhibitors from all powersports lifestyle interests an all access pass to the world of motorcycling. With hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters and ATVs for both new and experienced riders, the world's largest traveling powersports event gives enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to check out the latest gear and aftermarket accessories. The Show also offers hours of entertainment including a thrilling trials stunt show from The Smage Bros, made famous by their top 10 finish in a nationally televised talent competition; a custom bike competition offering over $90,000 in prize money and featuring $20 million worth of motorcycle machinery; an all-new exclusive Kawasaki Design-A-Bike digital light painting experience; information tailored for women riders, learning experiences and more. Show attendees are nine times more likely than the average motorcyclist to purchase a new powersports vehicle and related parts, products, and accessories, offering exhibitors exclusive access to the largest audience of potential buyers. For more information, visit: www.motorcycleshows.com.