Goone Cycles, builder of The Redster
Founded in 1989 by Alain “Goone”
Laliberté. Alain built his first shop at his
residence in the countryside of Alfred,
Ontario. It was a small shop ; 20’ x 32’,
some 640 sq. feet where he mostly worked
on his friends’ bikes. About 2 years later,
he moved the shop into the town of Alfred
where he rented a commercial building
with double the floor space. He was now
much more visible, situated on the main
street of the town, which brought in a
new clientele. As a result of the
increasing demand to customize
bikes, he bought new equipment
such as a milling machine, metal
shear, welding machine, etc.
Pythons Cycles, builder of Troy
Alex (Python) was born into the world of motorcycles; his parents each
own one. He rapidly – and at a very young age – expressed the same passion
as they did. He owned his first Harley-Davidson at 16 years old: it was a FXD
1997 which was originally his mother’s. He promptly began modifying it.
Alex began working at 16. He worked at different jobs, as construction worker, welder,
but without any passion. During a discussion at the dinner table concerning what Alex
might really like to do with his life, they decided to open up a bike shop. Why not ! His
nickname had always been Python, so they decided that “PYTHONS CYCLES” was an
appropriate business name.
The company took off in September 2004 in Terrebonne, in a little garage behind a house,
which created a warm and friendly atmosphere and allowed for personalized service.
Montreal Choppers, builder of Sagittarius
The opening of Montreal Choppers of Montreal East is the result of the joint
effort between Montreal Custom Cycle and Easyriders of Montreal. They have
obtained an enviable reputation with their innovative specialists in metal working,
mechanical or electrical repairs, finishing and customization.
When I went to visit Montreal
Choppers, I was impressed
with the huge showroom and
their complete line of clothing.
On the walls, were
hung the many plaques
won in various expositions.
Further on I found out that there
was an extensive workshop along with a