Motorcycles As Art – Old Iron / Young Blood Show

Where Past and Future Builders Collide

World-famous motorcycle photographer Michael Lichter curates motorcycle exhibits each year at the exhibit hall at the Buffalo Chip.

This year’s “Old Iron Young Blood” exhibit features the work of the Next Generation of Motorcycling’s Masters with builders under the age of 36 years old.

Matt Harris of 40 Cal Customs always cranks out some amazing work Ed Subias

Matt Harris of 40 Cal Customs Pic by Ed Subias, HOT BIKE

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The Warrior Motorcycle Built for Veterans

Roys Toys Builds Motorcycle for Warrior Voices

Article from Infinity Park, Glendale, CO.

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.

Roys Toys Built Motorcycle for Warrior Voices

Roys Toys Builds Motorcycle for Warrior Voices

Today, Martin is the Support Services Division Commander for the Glendale Police Department. The Glendale Police Department is split into two spheres. One side consists of patrol. The other side contains everything else required of a police department: evidence, dispatch, records, victim advocacy, and more. Martin commands the latter.

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The Sportster & the Hand Grenade: A Roy’s Toys Customs Original

Roy's Toys Customs builds customs sleds that look as good as they ride. Connect with Roy Martin on your next build. The Sportster & the Hand Grenade Roy’s Toys Customs

Roy’s Toys Customs builds a Charity Bike

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.




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Beezlebub: The Custom Bagger takes Top 3 @ AMD World Championship Qualifier

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.

Award Winning Beezlebub Motorcycle: How it all started

Roys Toys Customs’ Beezlebub Takes a Top 3


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Build: Roy’s Toys Customs’ Fireball

Custom Touring Bagger Built by Roy’s Philosophy

What happens when a custom bike is built and it has a mishape two states away? It’s a bad scene if you can’t take the bike into a Harley-Davidson dealership.

Build Custom Touring Bagger

Build Custom Touring Bagger

The Solution – Roy builds custom bikes that can be driven down the street or across the country and can be serviced at a dealership no matter where you are traveling. Continue reading

Build: Roy’s Toys Customs’ Lucky 13

Build a Custom Softail Chopper – Follow along with updates on Nikki’s custom Softail chopper.

Build a Custom Softail Chopper

Build a Custom Softail Chopper – Nikki’s Sled

The Roy’s Toys Customs’ team began reviewing the options for Nikki’s “Lucky 13” motorcycle. As with any bike build, from mild to wild, taking consideration of usage is important.

Nikki will use the bike as a bar hopper and for select custom bike shows. So a Softail chopper was determined to meet her needs.
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Build: Roy’s Toys Customs’ The Phoenix

Building Custom Softail The Phoenix

The team pulled The Phoenix down to the frame and built it up into a custom sled. Powdercoat was used instead of paint. The powertrain gleams with a coating that resembles ceracoat, a ceramic polymer used in firearms.

Custom Softail Chopper — The Phoenix

Anthony & Roy Martin at Harley Museum with The Phoenix

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Build: Roy’s Toys Customs’ Rump Roast

Roy & Christy Martin’s Rump Roast is a Custom 300 Fat Tire Softail Chopper which features a Thunder Mountain 300 Softail frame with Ridewright Wheels 80 stainless spoke wheels, Avon Venom donuts, Gunslinger Custom Paint and custom sheet metal that was hand formed by Roy Martin.

Custom 300 Fat Tire Softail Chopper

Custom 300 Fat Tire Softail Chopper

When Roy completed a couple flat black custom sleds he decided to build something with more color. Continue reading