DeKalb 100th Anniversary Bike

Paul Jr Designs unveiled a commemorative chopper built for the 100 year anniversary of DEKALB on August 30, 2011 at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL. The bike traveled across approximately 10 states on a 14-20 stop Chopper Tour around rural America. The auction for the DEKALB 100th Anniversary Bike raised $250,000 with proceeds going to the American Red Cross. The winning bidder was Rick Brandt, CEO of BRANDT from Springfield, IL and he received the bike at the 2012 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. Episodes aired on American Chopper October 17th and 24th, 2011

Farm Progress Show website


  • Dekalb bike winner Rick Brandt

    Winning bidder Rick Brandt tries out the DeKalb chopper

  • photo by Josh Flint

    DeKalb Chopper - Photo: Josh Flint

  • Photo: Willie Vogt

  • Dekalb bike

    Photo: Ryan Hader

  • Dekalb

    Photo: Dipal Chaudhari

  • Photo: Farm Progress Show

  • Photo: Farm Progress Show

  • Photo: Farm Progress Show

  • bike detail

    Paint resembling wood-grain, Photo: Willie Vogt

  • wings on the wheels

    Wheel detail

  • photo by Willie Vogt

    Photo: Willie Vogt

  • Dekalb bike

    Photo: News/Talk 1340 WSOYAM, Decatur, IL



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