Hot Bike Tour Builder: Aftercycles’ Oscar Peralta
Describe yourself in three words?
Passionate, innovative, social
What are you currently building?
2017 Road King for HBT, 2 High Performance Road Glides and 2 Street Glides for Special orders
What was your first bike?
What is your all-time favorite bike?
1941 H-D Knucklehead
Why did you choose to work in the motorcycle industry?
Because I want to spend my time in what I am most passionate about
What do you think the future of the motorcycle industry is?
It needs to satisfy a new and different generation which look at and use motorcycles in a different way. This new generation will probably use the bike as a personal expression and every day transport at the same time. New riders want to own and ride something different to everyone else without paying a premium.
What is your greatest life achievement so far?
To be happy
What has been your biggest regret to date?
Not riding enough
What inspires you?
Who are your three all-time favorite bike builders?
Jesse Bassett – The Gasbox, Roland Sands, Rick’s – Germany
Any last words?
I am very excited to defend our crown, be able to share our passion and work with all of the Hot Bike Tour attendees and long riders, to ride along with them in some of the best roads and making new friends while sharing some good stories with a cold beer in hand