Where are the teutuls now?
Teutul Sr. has managed to keep his company alive, having contracted a new team to aid his passion for making bikes. In late 2020, Senior announced that the longtime NY-based custom motorcycle company would move to The Sunshine State of Florida.
Does Vinny still work for Paul Jr?
While we don’t work together anymore, he does sometimes pitch in, like with this year’s GEICO Armed Forces Bike’s annual maintenance. You can follow Vinnie on Facebook for more updates. I wish I saw him more, but between his business and his family he’s really busy!
Is Orange County Choppers still open?
The facility has been closed since March. Seventy-five percent of their retail business is international and that was cut off. It was time to think about what to do to survive.
Is Paul Junior Designs still in business?
Paul Teutul Jr. founded the design firm in 2009 after waiting out a one-year non-compete clause with his former company, Orange County Choppers (OCC). Teutul opened the motorcycle company in April 2010….Paul Jr. Designs.
Why did Vince leave OCC?
Departure from OCC From the VForceCustoms website “FAQ” Vinnie responds to the question stating: I had gone as far as I could there. I really didn’t have any chance for advancement, and I had always wanted to have my own shop, so the natural progression was to leave and start my own place.
Did Orange County Choppers go broke?
The Daily Voice reports that when “American Chopper” originally aired, the show averaged 3 million viewers in its heyday. Since the show ended, Paul Teutul Sr. faced some legal troubles and filed for bankruptcy in 2018.
Are Paul Sr and Paul Jr working together again?
Paul Sr. and Junior have no plans to work together again — in the same shop. While they may team up for the occasional project — like the 1951 Buick mentioned above — they learned their lesson when it comes to working in the same garage. “I think we’re both better off in our own businesses.
Is Paul Teutul Jr still with Chopper?
Paul Teutul, Jr. is successful in both fields, co-founding Orange County Chopper with his father in 1999, and then co-starring on American Chopper. In 2010, Teutul left the family business to strike out on his own, opening Paul Junior Designs.
What happened to Paul Teutul?
In July 2018, Paul Teutul, Sr. arrived in a Poughkeepsie, New York, courtroom… for a mediation hearing in another lawsuit. Teutul and lawyers representing the bike builder and Orange County Choppers attempted to reach an agreeable outcome with attorneys for JTM Motorsports.
When did Paul Teutul start Paul Junior designs?
In 2010, Teutul left the family business to strike out on his own, opening Paul Junior Designs.
What is Teutul’s tattseal?
Teutul is known almost as much for his impressive array of tattoos as he is for customizing bikes, and in 2019 he monetized that fact with the launch of a product called Tattseal. According to the press release, it’s a topical application made from “bioceuticals” that claims to reduce the inflammation and pain that comes from getting a tattoo.