"Motorcycle master Paul Teutul Jr. has been molding metal into shape since the age of 12, when he began his apprenticeship at his father’s steel business. He’s widely recognized as the chief designer and fabricator of some of the world’s most famous motorcycles.
Although Paul Jr. started his career as co-founder of Orange County Choppers, after branching off, he now shares his creativity and unique approach to design with the world through his work at Paul Jr. Designs. Founded in 2010, his new company pushes the limits on creativity beyond just motorcycles, where Paul continues to pursue his passion for building the impossible."
Freddy has been obsessed with motorcycles since the day his dad brought home his first bike, a 1978 Yamaha YZ80. He bought his first street bike, a 1994 Yamaha Virago 535 quickly moving to a ‘97 VMAX and then a Kawasaki ZX9r. Fred is a Purple Heart recipient, earned while serving with the 173rd Airborne in Afghanistan. An avid student of motorcycle history, Fred is a walking encyclopedia of motorcycle knowledge, even though he’ll never admit it. Most know him as “No Grams” from the time he has sat in front of and behind the cameras of Adam Sandoval’s YouTube channel. Freddy has found the motorcycle to be the perfect bridge in relating his time in military service in an effort to help other veterans integrate back into society after combat.
At the age of nine DiMartino started hanging around his father's auto repair shop and soon became a "gearhead". At the age of 14 he began working for a small engine repair shop. A few years later he was rebuilding cars and motorcycles and pretty much anything else he could get his hands on. In 2002 DiMartino started working for Orange County Choppers which was owned by high school friend Paul Teutul Jr.'s father. Although a pilot episode was shot just before he was hired, it was only a month after starting his new job that DiMartino learned The Discovery Channel was turning his workplace into a reality television show called American Chopper.
Many know Adam from his YouTube channel, others from his cross country motorcycle adventures or his knack for setting world records, including the largest parade of Harley Davidson Motorcycles (3,497). We know Adam for his giving heart and inspiring philanthropy. Sandoval has dedicated his life to raising funds and awareness for U.S. Military and their families, work his does through his mission, "ScootinAmerica". Sandoval more recently founded the K River Campground in SE Oklahoma ,
a refuge for our veterans and their families.
An accomplished roadracer and self-taught mechanic, Ari began his journalistic career as a test rider for Motorcyclist Magazine. Henning’s creativity and innovation have made him a respected leader in motorcycle media. Over the years he helped create and host the "MC Garage" and "On Two Wheels" video series. Currently, Ari produces content for Revzilla’s Common Thread.
Zack was born into a motorcycle family and received his first dirt bike when he was eight years old. By 16, he was racing everything from a 1971 Honda CB350 to a 2006 Suzuki GSX-R600. Ten years later he joined his childhood friend, Ari Henning, on the staff of "Motorcyclist" magazine. The pair created and co-hosted the popular "On Two Wheels" and "MC Commute" video series. Zack went on to create two seasons of "Throttle Out" for MotorTrend. He is currently on the staff of RevZilla and Common Tread.