2012 Chopper Live: The Revenge

4-WAY BUILD-OFF between:
–Paul Jr Designs (1st Place)
–Orange County Choppers
–Jesse James
–Gas Monkey Garage (2nd Place)

American Chopper's Chopper Live: Road to Revenge build-off competition special pitted the Discovery Channel's trio of motorcycle manufacturers — Paul Teutul Senior, Paul Teutul Junior and Outlaw Garage star Jesse James — with Fast N' Loud's Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman. The two-night special of Chopper Live: The Revenge aired on December 10 and 11, 2012, live from the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.


  • Paul Jr

    Paul Teutul Jr, Paul Jr Designs

  • Paul Sr

    Paul Teutul Sr, Orange County Choppers

  • Jesse James

    Jesse James, Austin Speed Shop

  • Richard Rawlings & Aaron Kaufman, Gas Monkey Garage


Paul Jr Designs Comment from Vinnie DiMartino: "Can't wait to show everyone the sickest bike that ever came out of PJD!!!!!!!!!!!"
Photographer Dino Petrocelli got a sneak peek at PJD's buildoff creation and says it is sure to be another winner!
Comments from Ed Avery at XrossRoadz Promotionz: "PJD has turned it up for Vegas!!!! #gamechanger and Under the sun or under the neon lights...either way this thing is......way coooool!!!"

  • the winning bike!
  • PJD bike
  • Vinnie and Cody

    Vinnie & Cody with buildoff bike, Photo Source

  • maybe PJD's bike!

    PJD bike - Made in New York, Photo Source

  • leading lady

    the PJD bike's "leading lady" ('41 Chevy similarity?)

  • gas cap

    Nub finishing the gas cap

  • PJD bike benefits Komen

    PJD bike will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure

  • to the airport

    crew heading to the airport

  • riding in the desert

    riding in the NV desert

  • photo by Chris Jacobs

    Photo Credit: Chris Jacobs


  • OCC bike
  • onstage

    OCC bike onstage during rehearsal

  • Sr riding in the desert

    desert ride shot

  • OCC motor

    buildoff S&S Cycle motor

  • Team Senior bike

    Team Senior

  • OCC crew and bike
  • taking the bike for a ride


Gas Monkey GarageThe Gas Monkey Garage guys rode from Texas to Las Vegas, stopping at several Twin Peaks restaurants along the way. Aaron was riding the buildoff bike that they call "Fred".

  • Fred

    Chopper Live entry from Gas Monkey Garage

  • Fred

    their bike "Fred"

  • bikes along the way

    "Fred" again

  • Fred

    Gas Monkey entry, "Fred"

  • duo in the desert

    duo in the desert, Photo Source

  • riding to Vegas

    Aaron and Richard riding

  • guys in Vegas

    Richard and Aaron in Vegas

  • Aaron rides Fred


  • Jesse's bike
  • sneak peek
  • Jesse The Rebel sign