The 2022 Artwork of Velocity Pageant has simply wrapped up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This yr marked the tenth anniversary of what has turn into certainly one of my favorite Kustom and counter-culture occasions on the planet. Regardless of a 2-year Covid 19 hiatus AOS was again in full swing as soon as once more attracting large crowds and showcasing a few of the area’s greatest customized vehicles and bikes.
First launched by customized addict and all spherical good man Asep Sastrawidjaja, Artwork of Velocity follows go well with with Japan’s Mooneyes Yokohama Sizzling Rod Customized Present. However not like the single-day Mooneyes present, AOS runs for a complete weekend and incorporates the Sound Circus stay music competition. This yr the present came about on July 2nd and third on the MAEPS exhibition centre which has turn into the occasion’s unofficial dwelling.
Together with an enormous and various assortment of customized vehicles and bikes, the Artwork of Velocity competition celebrates all features of counter-culture. The primary halls are lined with stalls hosted by each native and worldwide manufacturers promoting attire, artwork, classic knick nacks, scale fashions and extra. Main sponsors are additionally readily available to showcase their newest product and automobile choices.
Malaysia additionally occurs to be the house of iconic automotive fanatic model Sizzling Wheels and so they’ve been a supporter of AOS for a few years now. This yr together with giving Sizzling Wheels collectors the possibility to attain some uncommon and restricted diecast fashions they displayed their life-sized Bone Shaker Monster Truck a lot to the delight of the model’s die-hard followers.
As all the time Artwork of Velocity invited each native and worldwide particular company to the present. Company included members of the Mooneyes Japan group, Scott Johnson from Mama Tried Bike Present, Dino Dalle Carbonare from Speedhunters.com and Yasuo Sekijima and Satoru Ise from Vibes Journal Japan to call a couple of.
This 2020 present integrated a particular invitational bike build-off through which 7 of Malaysia’s high builders competed for RM15,000 money in prizes. This yr’s winners had been Skatecture from Kuching for his or her seashore racer model Yamaha and Moto Buruk Storage from Penang for his or her Yamaha chopper.
As soon as once more Artwork of Velocity enticed native workshops to wow the judges by providing journey packages to attend the thirtieth Mooneyes Yokohama present in 2023 as company of honour. Two winners of the ‘Better of Present’ class (1 bike and 1 automotive) had been awarded the prize. The winners had been Padin Musa for his ’71 Triumph T120R and Rob Middleton for his ’71 Porsche 914.
Guests to the present got the chance to additionally stroll away with some nice prizes too. Malaysian workshops Kluk Klek Soul and Elders Elettrico collaborated on the construct of two totally restored and electrical transformed traditional Vespas.
The vastly well-liked Sound Circus Pageant on the out of doors part of MAEPS returned for 2022 to host a promote out crowds. The road-up featured headliners Hujan alongside native bands Sekumpulan Orang Gila, Flop Poppy, SweetAss, Iqbal M., Balok Individuals and plenty of extra.
Different points of interest of the 2022 Artwork of Velocity competition included the ‘Roda Rumble’; a bike gathering and out of doors competition by Retro Mania, a large classic flea market, an Alfa Romeo Membership Malaysia gathering, Mini Crawlers RC demo and show and a take a look at experience zone hosted by Royal Enfield, Vespa, Aprilia and Harley-Davidson.
Artwork of Velocity shall be returning once more in July of 2023 for a good greater showcase of Malaysian customized tradition. MAEPS agro park and exhibition venue is situated about 40 minutes from town’s Worldwide airport.