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The best of the best at Moto Builds Pilipinas 2024

Here’s a gallery of what you missed if you didn’t visit the event

The scale of Moto Builds Pilipinas has slowly been growing over the years. PHOTO BY PATTY MORATO-ROA

What started out as a small exhibit held in Tiendesitas back in 2015, Moto Builds Pilipinas has always been the place where music, artistry, and the passion for motorcycles come together.

MBP attendees were treated to a visual feast of the best creations by our local custom builders.

Stock bikes were present, but the highlights were the homegrown talent for custom bikes. PHOTOS BY PATTY MORATO-ROA

This year’s Grand Battle theme aimed to ramp up the competition among the country’s best custom motorcycle builders. The annual event puts a spotlight on the craftsmanship and talent within the growing Filipino custom bike community.

Over 100 entries were on display at the Filinvest Tent in Alabang: big bikes, café racers, and scooters, all sporting some of the most unique, exceptional, and even out-of-this-world details.

One of the event’s main highlights was the “BSA Motorcycle Bike Build-Off,” which awarded first place to one of the country’s leading custom shops, Iron Macchina Customs.

Iron Macchina Customs headlined the show with its unique builds. PHOTO BY PATTY MORATO-ROA

Here’s a salute to all of this year’s participants and winners:

Best Bobber: Marfori Customs HD FXSB.
Best Cruiser: Harley Owners Group HD FLSTNSE.
Best Tracker: Garage Esquinita Suzuki GS150.
Best Concept: Iron Macchina Customs BMW RNineT.
Best Custom Minibike: Mark Paolo's Honda Dax.
Best Restomod: Team OG Customs Davao's Vespa PX.
Best in Paint: Fineline Industrial Marketing's Le Rida. PHOTOS BY PATTY MORATO-ROA

Learning about each entry from some of the builders themselves created a more interactive atmosphere, along with the bikes on display at an approachable eye level.

Live rock bands performed to keep the excitement going for the two-day event, bringing back the concept of music and custom bikes going hand-in-hand.

Just few of the many custom builds present at the show. PHOTOS BY PATTY MORATO-ROA

Patty Morato-Roa

Patty had an early career as a TV and print model. She was also immersed in the motoring world at a young age having spent her childhood around annual car shows. She has worked as an editorial assistant, and dabbles in photography as well. She’s a wife of an avid motorcycle rider and a mom of two.