photos by Brent Brooks - J&P Cycles
Thanks to the Flying Piston, Strider Bikes, Lincoln Electric, Russ Brown Attorneys, Kirsh Helmets and a slew of other sponsors, Motorcycle Missions was able to take home $5000 from the annual Flying Pistons Builders Breakfast. Thank you to all the volunteers, donors and sponsors that made it happen.
On Memorial Day weekend, the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 23-19, the “Highlanders”, with the support of the Leander and Burnet, TX VFWs, Leander Police Department, Blue Star Mothers and a whole lot of friends, held a charity ride through the Texas Hill Country to support Motorcycle Missions and remember the fallen. $2400 was raised to support the Motorcycle Missions Programs.
Words by Jeff Herrington. Photos by Garrett Stanley
It's our favorite time of the year, the Handbuilt Show hosted by Revival Cycles, and the Moto GP in Austin, Texas. This year, Motorcycle Missions revealed our Lincoln Electric side car rig and showed off the championship winning board track shovelhead at Handbuilt. We saw the debut of the mini documentary "Healing with Two Wheels" and attended the builders party on the roof top of South Congress Hotel. The builders took in the thrilling sights and sounds of The American Motodrome Wall of Death, and loved talking to all the admirers fascinated by their handiwork. To put the icing on the cake, we attended Moto GP courtesy of the Circuit of the Americas. Thank you Lincoln Electric, Motul Oil, Circuit of the Americas, and Handbuilt Show for making this such a great experience for all these deserving veterans and first responders in our program. We can't wait till next year.
Photo credit: G Stanley Photography, Rudy Ximinez, Motorcycle Missions
On the Wednesday before MotoGP weekend, we revealed our Lincoln Electric sponsored side car rig to the public, and just in time for its time in the spotlight at Austins most prestigious motorcycle venue, The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show.
Huge thanks to Lincoln Electric for sponsoring this build and for supporting our guys with welders and gear, and special thanks to the following companies for their contribution to the build:
Lincoln Electric (build sponsor/welding equipment), Voodoo Vintage (shop sponsor/mentor), Mooscraft (mentor, exhaust fabrication), Ikon Suspension (5 shocks), Continental Tires (TKC 80's), Analog Motorcycles (licensed plate holder/light), Twisted Throttle (Denali Lights), Motovation USA (Rizoma mirrors), Motone USA (regulator relocation bracket & rearset deletes), Working Mans Customs (leather bike seat, side car seat, leather straps), Revival Cycles - Stefan (electrical), Cowboy Harley Davison (tire mounting/tubes), JDL Design (engraving on SS), Woods Fun Center (hard parts), AF1 Racing (Ural front end), Cone Engineering (exhaust mufflers), Commercial Services (powdercoating), End Fab (paint), Austin Paintworks (ceramic coating), Eleven Moto Gear (pannier bags), John Green (wheel lacing), Jeremy Lacy of Downshift Studios (renderings)
More than a month after unveiling their newest show bike, Motorcycle Missions has already used it to win big across the country. CLICK THE VIDEO BELOW TO WATCH OUR NEWS STORY ON SPECTRUM NEWS
Last Friday at Strokers Dallas, four Motorcycle Missions vets from the DFW area revealed the Harley Softail trike they customized and outfitted for a true American patriot, SSgt Mark “Tinman” Graunke. Huge thanks to 22 Kill for making this possible for Tinman and for our builders, and thank you Rick Fairless for hosting the reveal.
Photos courtesy of Progressive International Motorcycle Shows, and thank you Manny Pandya, our friend, for taking them!
Thank you to our sponsors for the support
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