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Cleveland CycleWerks Kustomfest 2014 Bike Build Off contestant (Friday Aug 8th, 2014).
Cleveland CycleWerks & Kustomfest Reveal 10 Finalists to Join Bike Build Off Competition
The first kustom competition in Indonesia with chopper motorbike as custom standard
As many as 50 work concepts from builders all over Indonesia are collected during the registration period
Jakarta, August 8 2014 – After a month long excruciating selection process, PT Javas CycleWerks Indonesia (Cleveland CycleWerks Indonesia) and Kustomfest, finally decided on 10 local builders to join “Cleveland CycleWerks Kustomfest 2014 Bike Build Off” competition. The builders were chosen based on their creativity, imagination and brilliant ideas in working on the Cleveland CycleWerks Heist motorbike. All of the participants’ works will be put on display at the Kustomfest 2014 in Jogjakarta at October 11-12, 2014.
“We are proud to launch our products in Indonesia this October. Its an honor for us to take part in supporting Indonesia’s custom industry through “Cleveland CycleWerks Kustomfest 2014 Bike Build Off” competition. We have received about 50 designs and ideas for our Cleveland CycleWerks Heist motorbike from talented builders all over Indonesia and we are thrilled to see local builders’excitement over this competition,” said CEO PT Javas CycleWerks Indonesia,Dhani Yahya.
This is the first time ever in Indonesia to have a kustom competition using only one type of motorbike. Cleveland CycleWerks Indonesia and Kustomfest held this competition to educate the public on how to design a kustom bike, starting with the concept until the final production.
Cleveland CycleWerks Indonesia and Kustomfest have received as many as 50 work concepts from custom bike builders/workshops from many regions of Indonesia namely Jakarta, Bandung, Jogjakarta, Semarang, Solo, Surabaya, Samarinda, Banjarmasin, and Bali. After a difficult judging session, on July 14, 2014, as many as 10 builders/workshops are eligible to pass through the next level of the competition. The 10 finalists are Graha Motor Works, Gearhead Monkey Garage, Daritz Design, Baru Motor Sport (BMS), Micho Custom, 99 Custom Choppers, Studio Motor, Wins Paddock, Biker Station, and Lemb Inc.
“This is beyond our expectation! The submitted works are filled with out of this world idea for custom. And with those brilliant submissions, we were having a hard time on deciding which builders should pass the preliminary level. After a long discussion and detailed inspection, the judging team has decided on which works deserve and ready to compete on the next level,” added Kustomfest Director, Lulut Wahyudi.
Cleveland CycleWerks Indonesia and Kustomfest are collaborating in “Cleveland CycleWerks Kustomfest 2014 Bike Build Off”competition to choose 10 best builders in Indonesia. The willing participants have to submit their design concepts, complete with detailed information on how the work will be done, such as what materials to use, timeline and other information. Cleveland CycleWerks Indonesia and Kustomfest will provided Rp20,000,000,- production money to each of the 10 finalists to make their own custom works based on their concept.
All the finalists’ works will be put on display in KUSTOMFEST 2014 on October 11-12, 2014. During the event, internationally acclaimed judges such as Roland Sands - RSD, Scott Colosimo - Cleveland CycleWerks and Lulut Wahyudi - Retro Classic Cycles will inspect the finalists’ works to decide the best three. The winner of the competition will be granted with Rp3,000,000,- prize money and a chance to attend the “23rd Annual Mooneyes - Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show 2014” kustom festival in Japan on December. The runner up will be provided with Rp2,000,000,- prize money and Rp1,500,000,- for the second runner up. The rest of the finalists will also be given special awards from Cleveland CycleWerks Indonesia and Kustomfest. Not to mention, all of the finalists name will have the honor to be put on the main website of Cleveland CycleWerks.
“Cleveland CycleWerks collaborates with, not only, the best custom event in Indonesia, but also with one of the best builders in the world, Roland Sands. We hope that it will burn the spirit of Indonesia custom builders in Kustomfest 2014. We are so proud to take part in supporting Indonesia custom industry. We are hoping that this year’s event will put a milestone for Cleveland CycleWerks and Indonesia’s custome scene,” Dhani ended.
About Cleveland CycleWerks
Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW) was born in Cleveland Ohio USA in 2009, Founder and CEO Scott Colosimo at the time had the vision to be able to create a motorcycle with a custom feel, but at an affordable price, easy to custom, with a maintenance schedule of a modern motorcycle. Since founded in 2009 until today, CCW has numerous branches in 16 countries in the world such as: Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Finland, Germany, Mexico, Malaysia, Israel, Japan, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom and Indonesia.
About PT Javas CycleWerks Indonesia
PT Javas CycleWerks Indonesia (JCI) is an authorized agent of the rightful brand holder of Cleveland CycleWerks in Indonesia. JCI was establishedby the end of 2013, founded by people who are competent in the business world, and has passion in the automotive industry in particular. JCI is led by Akbar Trilo ST, MM and assisted by Scott Anderson from California who also became one of the share holders. JCI is here to be able to spread the experience and share the lifestyle of motorcycles Cleveland CycleWerks originating in the United States.
Kustomfest is a festival, exhibition as well asthe largest custom competition in Indonesia, and a collaborative performances of various kinds of custom works of Indonesia, among others: Custom Motorcycle, Hot Rod Car, Custom Bike, Pedal Car, Body art, Die Cast, Paint Work, Art and Culture, Entertainment, Booth Vendor and so forth, all in a custom culture concept. Kustomfest held as an annual event in October in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, a city famous for its rich culture and historical heritage. Kustomfest invite and involve the entire community both Indonesian and international custom enthusiast, featuring the best custom work and creativity spur local builder.