Motorcycle fans reveled in borough’s largest vintage chopper show

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Lyuba Radovich of Greenpoint gets cozy with a chopper.
Mark Straiton of Brooklyn Brine checks out a vintage hog.

Jackie Alvo of Williamsburg takes a seat on her favorite Honda.
Russ Bird and Steve Nelson got the led out at Works Engineering’s vintage moto show Sunday.
Hidetaka Takasaki inspects his ride at Works Engineering’s vintage Moto show Sunday.

Gentlemen, start your engines!

Nearly 2,000 gearheads flooded N. 14th Street in Williamsburg on Sunday for the eighth annual Vintage Motorcycle Show — gas prices be damned.

The event which started as an exhibition of 20 choppers at Works Engineering’s N. 14th Street garage has ballooned into a celebration of Brooklyn’s motorcycle culture featuring free beer, bands and riding competitions.

This year, hog-lovers checked out nearly 200 motorcycles including Triumphs, Hondas, Yamahas, BMWs and Harley Davidsons in both regular and badass sizes.

And though thunderstorms washed out some of the evening events, easy riders rumbled over to Berry Park to knock back a few cold ones and swap adventures about life on the open road.

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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