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Sucker Punch Sally’s Honors Army Combat Veteran
with Custom Motorcycle at Biketoberfest 2007

Submitted by Ken Conte

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ – October 31, 2007 – Christian Clayton of Sucker Punch Sally’s presented Army Combat Veteran Joe White with a custom motorcycle at The Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse on Main Street in Daytona Beach, Florida, Saturday, Oct 20th. The bike was the culmination of eight months of hard work by Joe’s brother Johnny. Johnny wanted to honor his brother for his service to the U.S. with a motorcycle and had originally planned on restoring a Sportster. A number of events happened and Johnny, with the help of Bikernet.com, got the word out that he was looking to build a bike and Sucker Punch Sally’s answered the call. They sent Johnny a pallet with a complete roller in addition to numerous other parts.

Johnny had purchased an 80” evo motor and got a belt drive from BDL. J&P Cycle graciously supplied the transmission and Custom Chrome supplied a lot of essentials to get the final assembly done. Fabricator Kevin supplied a taillight at a good cost, and GP Leather sent a custom tooled leather seat. Christian Dotson of Dotson Design was enlisted to get a rendering of the bike done and Custom Design Studio did the paint. Bikernet was an integral part of the build by providing readers with updates and also by supplying a wide-glide front-end. Initially Johnny was going to do all the assembly and fabrication, but just a few weeks into the build realized he would need some professional help. Johnny went to Kent Weeks of Lucky Devil Cycles in Houston and Kent was glad to help. Kent supplied numerous parts and helped with mock up, final assembly and painted the frames.

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Sucker Punch picked up the bike in Houston and brought it to Daytona for the surprise presentation. Sucker Punch picked the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse on Main Street to partner with because there was always a crowd and they wanted to honor veterans. The presentation, although not a total surprise to Joe, went off without a hitch. He thought he was getting a partially built bike, so when he saw it was complete and ran, he was ecstatic. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house.

“Sucker Punch Sally’s has always supported the troops so when we were given this opportunity we jumped on it. It is great to see good hearted people like the White brothers and having finally met them I couldn’t think of a better guy to get it,” said Christian Clayton.

Sucker Punch Sally’s is a production motorcycle manufacturer specializing in old school, stripped-down motorcycles that are priced for the working man, starting at just $19,995. SPS was established in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2002, and in 2007 moved their manufacturing facility to Arizona to better service their customers. They now have eleven dealers across the United States where you can go to find a reasonably priced old school chopper or bobber. SPS attends at least six major motorcycle events each year, and their bikes have been featured in The Horse Backstreet Choppers, Easyriders, Street Chopper, V-Twin, Barnett’s, Sync Magazine, Ironworks, Cyclesource and Hot Bike. You can visit Sucker Punch Sally’s on the Web at
 www.suckerpunchsallys.com or call them at (480)778-9500. For dealer inquiries contact Christian Clayton at Christian@suckerpunchsallys.com.



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