Roger Goldammer is a Canadian motorcycle builder most known for winning the World championship of bike building three times.
Roger Goldammer and his company Goldammer Cycle Works was most known for building futuristic custom bikes, for customers as well as billet frontends. In 2004 Roger entered the AMD worldchampionship with a bike very different from his earlier work, the bike which was inspired by early boardtrack racing bikes and featured innovations such as an oiltank built into the frame and hidden suspension for the rear swingarm. After the voting was over Goldammer was crowned world champion.
This gave Goldammer a lot of publicity and he returned the next year to the championship with a similar concept called "Trouble", which featured a V-Twin engine converted into a single-cylinder engine and fitted with a supercharger and a front end with the suspension built into the frame's neck.the bike won the championship with a margin of over 200 points, this was the only time a builder had taken the trophy twice in a row. Due to his success Goldammer decided not to build any more bikes for customers and only build bikes for himself in order to have complete creative control; his company continued to produce aftermarket parts to support his custom bike buildings.
In 2007 Goldammer didn't enter a bike into the competition and opted to participate in the Biker Build-Off where he competed on the Bonneville Salt Flats against Matt Hotch of Hot Match Custom Cycles. Goldammer based his bike "Experimental" on a Honda CR 250 dirtbike frame which was severely modified and fitted with dual KRC supercart motors. The bike achieved a topspeed of 128.774 mph which was enough to take the throphy.
In 2007 Goldammer debuted a new bike called "Nortorious" which was heavily influenced by the Norton Manx cafe racer. The engine concept from his bike "Trouble" was used but with a rear cylinder head mounted on the single remaining front cylinder and equipped with a fuel injection system.The bike won Goldammer the Canadian bike building championship which earned him a free ticket to the 2008 World Championship.
Goldammer soon revealed that "Nortorious" would not be his entry to the 2008 championship but Goldammer soon revealed that he was building a bike with the amition to race on the Bonneville Salt Flats and win the bike building championship. The bike which he called "Goldmember" featured the same engine concept as the "Nortorious" with the addition of a nitrous oxide system and achieved a speed of 164 mph in bare metal, The bike was later painted and entered in the 2008 championship were the bike won with a margin of over 150 points.
1 st Place Artistry in Iron Las Vegas Bikefest/Hot Rod Bike 2008 (Goldmember)
1 st Place AMD World Championships 2008 (Goldmember)
1 st Place AMD World Championship 2007 Metric Class (ExperiMental)
Canadian Champion of 2007 (Nortorios)
Winner Biker Build of 2006 (ExperiMental)
1 st Place Artistry in Iron Las Vegas Bikefest/Hod Rod Bike 2005 (Trouble)
2006 British Columbia Creative Achievement Award Recipient
1 st Place AMD Wolrd Championships 2005 (Trouble)
1 st Place Artistry in Iron Las Vegas Bikefest/Hot Rod Bikes 2004 (BTR#3)
2 nd Place Easyriders Columbus Invitational Class 2004 (Lowtek)
1 st Place AMD World Championships 2004 (BTR#3)
1 st Place Easyriders Portland Spectator Class 2004 (Fuzzy Logic)
1 st Place Easyriders Portland Judged Class 2004 (Lowtek)
Most Innovatiive Builder VQ/Easyriders Daytona 2004 (Roger Goldammer)
Most Innovative Product Street Chopper 2003 (G Force Component Front End)
1 st Place best Engineered Bike Oakland Roadster Show 53rd Annual 2002 (Project X)
1 st Place Overall Oakland Roadster 53 rd Annual 2002 (Project X)
New Product of the Year V Twin Expo 2002 (G Force Billet Front End)
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