ADM 2024 APPROVED CUSTOM SHOW
BUDWEIS INDIAN MOTORCYCLE CUSTOM SHOW
BUDWEIS INDIAN MOTORCYCLE CUSTOM SHOW
JURY PANEL #BCS24
Our jury panel is an integral part of the Budweis Indian Motorcycle Custom Show experience, and we are honoured to have such a talented and knowledgeable group of individuals involved.
Their dedication and commitment to this craft ensure that the highest standards of excellence are upheld, and the best custom motorcycles are recognized and celebrated.
Ola Stenegärd | PRESIDENT OF HONOUR BCS24
Director of Product Design for Indian Motorcycle
Ola Stenegärd still immerses himself in the garage, working on choppers and other custom builds. Over the years, his custom builds have been featured in hundreds of magazines across the world and have earned numerous awards at some of the world’s most renowned motorcycle shows, including the AMD European Championship of Bike Building and Mooneyes, Yokohama. He also is distinguished as the youngest inductee in the Swedish Motorcycle Hall of Fame.
Brian Klock | PRESIDENT OF THE JURY BCS24
President of Klock Werks and Visionary
Brian Klock, a standout name in the motorcycle industry, is acclaimed as the “Godfather of Kustom Baggers”. His portfolio is one of the most diverse and recognized – a testament to his commitment to serving a community with varied tastes and customizing needs. In 2012, he was notably inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame and has since received a plethora of local and state awards for his work in Mitchell and all across South Dakota.
Brian’s enterprising journey began at Klock Werks, where he honed his knack for customization. Today, Klock Werks operates from a 7,000 square-foot hub in the heart of Mitchell, South Dakota, with a dedicated team of 14. Brain maintains humility in his success, attributing it to his team, aptly putting it: “It takes a team to win the Super Bowl”.
Onno Wieringa | CHAIRMAN OF THE BCS24 JURY
Offical Photographer | AMD World Championship
Onno Wieringa, a passionate motorcyclist from the heart of Holland, has been immersed in custom motorcycles since he was 17. He worked at Zodiac Int. for over a decade, driving their promotional truck to major events across Europe. Onno has been a photographer since childhood, working for various custom bike magazines before starting his own company, Madness Photography, in 1996. His work has been published in numerous books and magazines, and he has been invited to custom bike shows all over the world. Onno’s studio is his base for photography and journalism, as he continues to work with international motorcycle magazines and as the official photographer for the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building.
Thomas Wijers | JURY PANEL BCS24
Sales Development Manager for Jekill & Hyde
Thomas Wijers has been an integral member of The Jekill and Hyde Company for the past 8 years, bringing his exceptional talents and expertise to the team. As the Sales Development Manager, he has played a key role in the company’s continued success. Thomas has been involved in numerous high-profile projects, including the development of cutting-edge exhaust systems for some of the most renowned builders and designers in the industry. His exceptional eye for detail, passion for engineering, and commitment to innovation have helped to establish the company as a leader in the production of state-of-the-art motorcycle exhaust systems.
Detlef Achterberg | JURY PANEL BCS24
Head of Sales for WUNDERKIND Custom
From a young age, he was captivated by motorcycles. Directly after an automotive apprenticeship, his dream was realized with a career in the motorcycle industry in 1993. His attraction to accessories and sales consulting led him to actively race motorcycles for two decades.He has a deep affinity for customizing motorcycles. He still finds time to customize his own bikes, earning several awards and media coverage. As the sales manager for German manufacturer WUNDERKIND-Custom, he’s central in the customizer scene and helps develop high-quality parts, especially for Indian Motorcycles.His passion and expertise make him a trusted figure in German customizing circles. Known for his candid and likable communication style, his actions align with his words.
Axel Scherer | JURY PANEL BCS24
Marketing Manager at Custom Chrome Europe
Axel Scherer is the Marketing Manager at Custom Chrome Europe GmbH, a leading distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. With years of experience in marketing and sales, Axel has a deep understanding of the motorcycle industry and a proven track record in developing successful marketing strategies and organizing Bike Shows in Faak and at the legendary CCE Dealer Show in Mainz. He is committed to delivering exceptional customer service and building strong relationships with customers and suppliers. Axel is passionate about the motorcycle lifestyle and is always seeking new ways to engage with the custom bike builders community.
BUDWEIS INDIAN MOTORCYCLE CUSTOM SHOW 2024
The only custom show to be 100 percent dedicated to Indian Motorcycles
The Budweis Indian Motorcycle Custom Show is back and it’s officially AMD approved for 2024! Get ready for a thrilling showcase of custom motorcycles, skillful builders, and incredible craftsmanship.
The third edition of Budweis Custom Indian Motorcycle Show, the highly anticipated event that showcases the exceptional craftsmanship of European custom bike builders and Indian Motorcycle dealers, takes place during the Indian Riders Fest in České Budějovice (Budweis), Czech Republic, June 13-16, 2024.
The Budweis Custom Indian Motorcycle Show is committed to showcasing young, rising, and experienced custom builders with wild creativity and is open to all, regardless of experience or background. All participating bikes will be assessed by the international judging panel in seven distinct classes, allowing each motorcycle to be judged on its own merits.
Although ride in entries will be accepted during the show until Saturday, June 15, pre-registration is highly recommended as it provides builders with 3x free entry tickets to the Indians Riders Fest 2024. Pre-registration closes on Friday, 31 May 2024.
Registration Budweis Indian Motorcycle Custom Show 2024.
We’re delighted that you’ve taken this step towards becoming a part of one of the most exciting custom motorcycle events in Europe. Your interest and participation contribute to the show’s vibrancy and diversity, making it an unforgettable experience for aficionados and enthusiasts alike.
Before you delve into the registration process, kindly ensure all your details are accurate and up-to-date. This will help us in maintaining smooth communication and facilitating an efficient event experience.
Remember, each build is a unique expression of creativity and technicity, aiming to push the envelope of what’s possible. So, come and share your passion, craftsmanship and ingenuity at the Budweis Custom Show!
We can’t wait to see what you bring to the table.
Indian Motorcycle | Jekill & Hyde | Custom Chrome Europe | WunderKind
We extend our sincerest gratitude to all the partners of the Budweis Indian Motorcycle Custom Show. The event’s success was made possible by your invaluable support and collaboration.
Together, we created an unforgettable event that celebrated the craftsmanship and passion surrounding Indian Motorcycles. We look forward to future collaborations and continued success.
A special thanks goes to the esteemed judging panel, led by Onno Wieringa. His expertise and discerning eye ensured fair and comprehensive evaluation of each motorcycle, taking the competition to even greater heights.
Special thanks to: Onno “Berserk” Wieringa for his studio photography and Horst “Motographer” Rösler for stage photography and reportage
Showcasing the exceptional craftsmanship of European custom bike builders.
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Budweis Custom Indian Motorcycle Show, the first-ever AMD-approved custom show exclusively for Indian Motorcycles.
Despite challenging weather, the first-ever Indian Motorcycle only AMD-approved custom show showcased 32 exceptional bikes. Congratulations to Bike Farm Melle from Germany for winning Best In Show with the “Purple Haze” custom bike. The Budweis Custom Indian Motorcycle Show, held in České Budějovice, Czech Republic, featured 6 classes of 32 customised Indian motorcycles.
The Budweis Custom Indian Motorcycle Show, part of the Indian Riders Fest 2023 (IRF) in České Budějovice, Czech Republic, showcased the exceptional craftsmanship of European custom bike builders and Indian Motorcycle dealers.
This unique AMD “Approved” show dedicated to Indian Motorcycles featured 32 customised bikes across six classes. A prestigious judging panel, chaired by Onno Wieringa, assessed each motorcycle on its own merits.
Ola Stenegärd, Director of Industrial Design for Indian Motorcycle, could not attend but sent a video message to the entrants. Gary Gray, Vice President of Racing, Technology and Service for Indian Motorcycle, joined the judging panel.
BEST IN SHOW | BCS23
“Purple Haze“ – (#03) Bike Farm Melle, Germany
ABOUT BIKE-FARM MELLE
What started in 1987 in a barn with a few friends has grown into a large company with highly specialized employees. Official Indian Motorcycle dealer since 2019, the 2,000-square-meter Bike-Farm is all about American V-twins. A constantly changing exhibition showcases custom bikes created on site, which regularly receive top marks in international competitions.
Final Results Budweis Indian Motorcycle Custom Show 2023.
- (#22) Thomas Grewe, Germany
- (#02) Motomax Indian Metz, France
- (#06) Ondřej Hrůza, Czech Republic
Indian Chief / Non-Fairing
- (#01) Motodax Indian Metz, France
- (#24) Sebastian Neumann, Germany
- (#13) Lena Nygards, Corzo Choppers Sweden
- (#17) Diregus Ludovic, France
- (#21) Tino Gutkowski, Germany
- (#20) Petr Kábele, Czech Republic
- (#25) Sebastian Neumann, Germany
- (#18) Hans van Heesch, The Netherlands
- (#31) Henri van Woerkum, The Netherlands
Indian FTR / Sportsbike
- (#26) Sebastian Neumann, Germany
- (#28) Niklas Duracic, Germany
- (#29) Sebastian Neumann, Germany
Indian Best Killer Look
- (#03) Bike Farm Melle, Germany
- (#08) Andy Gemballa, Germany
- (#04) Ralf Haselhoff, Germany
“A new event to the ‘AMD Family’ – the Indian Riders Fest and its associated Budweis Indian Motorcycle Custom Show has made great progress in terms of its status, backing and profile in the past 24 months. It represents a genuine first for AMD, and for the international custom motorcycle market in general, as the first show that is 100 percent dedicated to past and present Indian Motorcycles“
Editor-in-Chief, American Motorcycle Dealer
“The custom world is on fire with cool builds based on every Indian Motorcycle model. Chops, bobs, baggers, trackers; you name it. The scene is just exploding with creative energy and I’m super stoked to see what builders will bring to the Budweis Indian Motorcycle Custom Show to display their creativity, skills and craftmanship“
Director of Product Design for Indian Motorcycle
WINNER Indian Chief / Non-Fairing
(#01) Motodax Indian Metz
WINNER BEST IN SHOW BCS23
(#03) Bike Farm Melle, Germany
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