The first production bikes are currently in the prototype phase, with production expected in 2013.
Reeves and collaborator Gard Hollinger of LA County Choprods met in 2007 to tackle a custom project. Gard’s custom builds are known for their real world functionality and what began as a simple undertaking over five years ago evolved into an ongoing dialogue for a new style of bike, the KR GT-1.
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Gard is a self-taught designer, engineer and fabricator. Having formerly owned a name-brand dealership, he also had a custom shop and parts business. Reeves, an avid motorcycle enthusiast has been quietly enjoying motorcycles for more than 25 years. Whether rain or shine, he rides daily and has even had long stints where he didn’t own a car and relied solely on two-wheeled forms of transportation. His passion for motorcycles dates back to his youth. His first ride was a Kawasaki 600 Enduro and he currently owns a variety of Norton Commandos as well as the first Arch Motorcycle.
“I’m a guy that loves everything about motorcycles – the sounds, the style and the aesthetics combined with the function but most of all the riding experience. I’ve enjoyed motorcycles for as long as I can remember and I’m ready to share my passion with the world,” explains Reeves.
The plan is to have production models for sale in 2013. No prices yet, so watch this space.
Check them out online at www.archmotorcycle.com