Thunderbike, the Harley-Davidson dealer and customizer from Hamminkeln, Germany won the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building 2012 at Sturgis with their creation “PainTTless”. This was the 3rd time Andreas Bergerforth and his Thunderbike team have participated in the AMD World Championship. In 2006 they took 2nd place with their bike “Spectacula“. Their 2012 entry “PainTTless” took top honors as the best custom bike in the world in the freestyle class. Inspired by icelake racers of the 1930s, “PainTTless” has a very slim shape and a high gloss polished nickel finish. The highly modified Harley Ironhead Sportster engine gets its fire from a 1920s era Bosch magneto. Estimated cost to build “PainTTless” is 150.000 Euro. Thunderbike, Harley-Davidson Niederrhein, Güterstrasse 5,
46499 Hamminkeln, Germany. Phone # ++49 (0)2852-67770. www.thunderbike.com .
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