In celebration of Hydromat’s 40th anniversary, To commemorate the milestone, the company brought in Orange County Choppers (OCC) of the Discovery Channel TV series, “American Chopper,” to build a custom motorcycle. The bobber-style bike is themed with the classic Hydromat logo style. OCC’s head designer, Jason Pohl, utilized the red color theme of the new Hydromat Eclipse 12-100 machine to tie the past to the present.
The design and build of the 40th Anniversary Hydromat bike will be featured on the first episode of American Choppers 2019 season, airing on the Discovery Channel on February 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Hydromat CEO Bruno Schmitter, President Matthias Walter, and other Hydromat associates welcomed OCC’s founder Paul Teutul Sr. to the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) for the unveiling of the Hydromat motorcycle. The unveiling will be aired as part of the upcoming show, which will also include scenes from OCC’s visit to Hydromat’s campus in St. Louis, Missouri, along with their design and building processes.
Orange County Choppers is featured on the reality TV series “American Chopper” on the Discovery Channel. After a five-year hiatus, the show has returned to the network as Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr. rejoin the custom bike building industry.