Born Free

The Born-Free Show is about the love of old motorcycles and like minded individuals having a good time together and enjoying these bikes of the past.It is also a family event,young and old a-like are welcome to come out and enjoy the show.This show is meant to unite people from all walks of life by bringing the passion that we all have of these old machines together for one special day.If you come out to the event please be prepared to have a great time,see some vintage bikes..lots of vintage bikes in a peaceful friendly family environment.The event site and local law enforcement have a (( no Patch or Colors )) policy that we must abide by.We respect everyone's right live & do as they choose so we must respect the event site's policy as well.We thank you in advance for your cooperation and look forward to seeing everyone June 27-28 2015 @Born Free 7.

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Born-Free 7 Invited Builders Carmine and Jason of Visionary Cycle Products

Its rare that we have "teams" as builders, but sometimes guys just work better together and Carmine and Jason of Visionary Cycle Products in New York are two such dudes. If you haven't seen all the parts that their company VCP makes by now you need to check em out!
CLICK HERE for their website.

In addition to running a busy company and working jobs they also find time to build nice bikes. Here is what they say about their BF7 build:
"We are extremely excited to be building a bike for Born-Free 7 this year. We are going to put together a mix of some of our production parts that we make for Visionary Cycle Products along with some custom one off parts for the bike.
The base of the bike is built around an OEM early 1937 Knucklehead frame that was modified by going slightly up and out in the front of the frame and shortened and narrowed to rear section of the frame to pull everything in tight and fill a lot of the gaps.
The engine for the bike is going to be an early 1950's set of OEM Panhead engine cases that will be setup as an 88" engine. We are running dual front heads with dual Amal carbs which will be modified with accelerator pumps. The internals of the engine are made up of Truett and Osborne custom lightweight flywheels and rods, custom Baisley built OEM rockers modified with roller tips, lightweight cam chest gears, and a custom cam built by Leineweber. The whole engine combination should make for a fast revving powerful engine.
The final vision for the bike is basically a trimmed down slimmed down lightweight chopper that can handle the harsh streets of NY where we live, that is capable of weaving through the tight traffic to get where it needs to go.
We are really looking forward to being out at Born-Free again this year for the show, and cant wait to see some of the other Invited Builder Bikes that are being done for this years show. See you in June - Visionary Cycle Products"

Stay tuned and be sure to also follow them on Instagram HERE

Mama Tried and the Street 500 Giveaway in Milwaukee

 We had a blast at the Mama Tried show in Milwaukee over the weekend thanks to Warren and Scott that put on the event. In a city already rich with motorcycle history these guys have put together a show that has become a must-see in two short years.
They also let us use it as a place to giveaway the Harley-Davidson "Thresher" Street 500 we had built last year for BF6 by Brandon of Brawny Built and
Speed Merchant. The bike was one fo the first custom Streets built and was featured on the cover of HOT BIKE magazine and numerous other places. One lucky guy named Scott Takes had his ticket pulled and was there at the show...the rest is history! Scott is a very talented and does a lot of paint work, you can follow him HERE on his instagram. It turned out to be a bit of a Cinderella story for us because we always hope our bikes go to good homes and even though we didn't really know Scott it turned out that he has painted several of our invited builder bikes over the years as well as many other cool scoots. He also received a new Biltwell Gringo helmet with the bike. Congrats to Scott and thanks to all that helped with the Street Project including a big thanks to Harley-Davidson.

Don't forget we are giving away 3 more bikes at Born-Free this summer, don't miss out!!

OF course no trip to Milwaukee would be complete with lots of fried cheese curds and a visit to the Harley Museum! This place is heaven on earth for us, plus they had a new photo exhibit you gotta check out.

Ride To Born-Free Via Chop Cult

Chop Cult has set up a thread for all you riders making the journey to BF7.  Now is the time to do it! This is designed to help riders meet up and experience the open road on two wheels.. maybe make some lifetime friendships. It will also aid in finding repair shops , points of interest , nudist camps , bars and camping spots. You are still younger enough to do this but you won't be forever...Summer 2015 - BF7  

Last Day To Purchase

Today is the last day to buy online a poster/ticket combo for the BF7 H-D Street giveaway. *Killer bike built by Brandon Holstein from Brawny Built/ Speed Merchant! We will pick the winner this Saturday Feb 21st at The Mama Tried Show in Milwaukee. *YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT TO WIN THIS BIKE !! We will be selling live at the event so if you are anywhere near Milwaukee get over to the show and win a motorcycle. To purchase the BF7 promo poster w/ free ticket to enter visit the Loser Machine Born-Free Merch page ** Your ticket also enters you to win 3 other motorcycles at Born-Free 7. 1946 Knucklehead Built by Max @ 4q & 77/15 Lowrider combo. > $ 25 gets  you a shot at 4 Bikes!! Don't wait someone will win & it can be you!!     

BF Important Dates

Here are a few important dates to remember.
 We will be in Milwaukee on Feb 20-22 at The Mama Tried Show promoting BF, selling T shirts , poster/ticket combos and giving away the H-D Street built by Brandon at The Speed Merchant. Saturday afternoon we will pull a ticket and announce the winner of the bike. You do not need to be present to win!! Get your chance online through Loser Machine before the online cut off date of FEB 16TH. or you can buy at the event.

 Next deadline is : The Vendor sign up. We will be finalizing the vendor area on Feb 28 th. if you have not gotten a vendor spot now is the time. Please email

Last but not least... the " Grass Pass wristbands will go on sale March 2nd online through Loser Machine.  We are selling a Saturday band & Sunday band. We have a limited number of bands and room inside the show grounds for bikes so when we sell out that's it. If we sell out you can still ride to the show you will simply just park in the parking lot.  *These wristbands are for people riding motorcycles that want to park inside the show only ! Not folks driving in cars or general riders that want to park in the parking lot. You can just park and pay at the gates.  More on the Grass Pass wristband soon.


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