Roy Martin of Roy's Toys Customs is hooked on bike building. That’s why he opened the doors to Roys Toys Customs in 1994— the same year he bought his first Harley-Davidson. How did the first custom come out? Check Steel Tattoos, a bike that looks as fresh today as it did a decade ago.
The Republic of Texas Biker Rally (ROT RALLY) teamed up with Biker Pros and Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys to bring together father/daughter duos to compete on the national stage for the first ever Daughters of Custom Build-Off.
The 3 teams include Roy and Nikki Martin, George and Sofi Tsingos of GT Moto and Austin and Ady Andrella of Austin Martin. Continue reading
Lieutenant Rebuilds The Warrior Motorcycle For Veterans Warrior Voices Charity
by Kurt Woock, Writer for and on behalf of the City of Glendale
Martin took a beat up 1979 Ironhead Sportster and rebuilt it from the ground up. To reflect the people this bike would represent, Martin added such details as gas cap made out of an old grenade and a taillight out of a solid brass microphone.
Today, Martin is the Support Services Division Commander for the Glendale Police Department. The Glendale Police Department is split into two spheres. Continue reading
Nikki Martin got the call from Micheal Lichter and (bing, bang, boom), she became a featured builder at the Old Iron/Young Blood exhibit at the Buffalo Chip Campground presented at the 77th edition of the Sturgis Rally. For the exhibit she built a 1999 Kraft Tech Softail Chopper that is 8-up, 34 degree rake and is named Lucky 13.
Does your Sporster need an hand grenade? Well, if you are building a military themed charity bike for Warrior Voices like Roy Martin of Roy’s Toys, then yes you do.
About the Sportster & the Hand Grenade – Life started out as a basket case for this little Sporty but with a lot of love and outstanding design, it has become an awarding winning sled. It took 1st place in the Retro Class at the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show in Dallas in 2017. The video is from a set done by InkSpired Magazine.
H-D 110th celebration and AMD affiliate custom show
As part of the Motor Company’s 110th activities, an AMD World Championship program custom show was held at the Harley-Davidson Museum Campus in Milwaukee during a weekend of celebrations.
Organized by Bob Kay’s Biker Pros team, the event included four AMD Invitational classes (Freestyle, Radical Bagger, Retro Mod, and Mod Harley) and saw one lucky winner, Shaun Ruddy, qualify to compete at AMD World Championship in Germany. The award winning Beezlebub motorcycle took a top 3 in tough competition. Continue reading