SOURCE: Cycle World

January 17, 2006 18:33 ET

Teutuls and Team From Orange County Choppers to Appear at New York "Cycle World" International Motorcycle Show® Presented by Toyota

Fans Invited to Meet Legendary Designers the Teutuls and Rest of the OCC Crew Saturday and Sunday

NEW YORK CITY, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 17, 2006 -- Paul Teutul Sr., Founder of Orange County Ironworks and the master mind behind the commercial success of Orange County Choppers, his sons Paul Jr. and Mikey, their friend/fabricator Vinnie and the rest of the Orange County Choppers (OCC) crew, will be on hand to meet show attendees, sign autographs and talk about building bikes on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22, at the "Cycle World" International Motorcycle Show presented by Toyota Trucks in New York City. The show will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

The Teutuls and team will display 4-6 themed bikes from their collection of cruisers featured on the hit television show "American Choppers," seen on Discovery Channel. Fans are encouraged to come to the show and visit with the Orange County Choppers crew and check-out some of their most popular custom bikes up close. OCC merchandise will also be on display and available for purchase.

Orange County Chopper Team Appearance Schedule During The Show:

Saturday, Jan. 21
 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.        Paul Teutul Jr. and Vinnie DiMartino
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.         Rick Petko and Jason Pohl
 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.         Paul Teutul Sr. and Mikey Teutul
 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.         Nick Hansford and Christian Welter

Sunday, Jan. 22
 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Paul Teutul Sr. and Mikey Teutul
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Paul Teutul Jr. and Vinnie DiMartino
 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.   Mick Hansford and Christian Welter
 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.      Rick Petko and Jason Pohl
Custom-chopper builder and rider Paul Teutul, Sr. established Orange County Choppers as a business in 1999. The shop grew out of Orange County Ironworks, a steel fabrication enterprise he founded nearly 30 years ago. OCC jumped on the custom-bike scene at Daytona Biketoberfest 1999 with "True Blue," a classic chopper built in the basement of Paul Sr.'s house. Other signature bikes soon followed, including the " Spider Bike," purchased by musician Wyclef Jean of the Fugees, and the "Jet Bike." Built to honor U.S. military forces in Afghanistan, the " Jet Bike" was featured in the original "American Chopper" that aired on Discovery Channel in September 2002.

Today, Orange County Choppers has garnered worldwide praise and recognition for their custom motorcycles. Orange County Choppers is based in Montgomery, NY and produces 150 bikes annually. For more information, visit

The "Cycle World" International Motorcycle Show presented by Toyota Trucks in New York City will be open to the public Friday, January 20 through Sunday, January 22, 2006, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, located at 655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001. Show hours are Friday from noon to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children under 12 and children under 5 are free. Discount coupons are available at local motorcycle dealers. Advance tickets can be purchased from the official Web site at

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