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Season 8

25 Apr. 2011
Mikey's Art Opening
PJD starts a build for Jared Allen's charity while OCC works on a custom build for Supernatural Cymbals. Junior meets with lawyers to stay on top of a new lawsuit from his Dad. Mikey gets a taste of the limelight at his successful art gallery opening.
 
2 May 2011
Big Guns
OCC builds a bike for a long time client while Junior and Mikey head to Louisiana to consult with Will of Red Jacket Firearms on a custom gun design. Senior announces his reconciliation with one son and hopes he can make amends with Junior and Mikey too.
 
9 May 2011
Judgement Day
Senior visits Mikey's gallery and is affected by paintings depicting their strained relationship. While both shops work on respective builds, Junior learns he has won his appeal of Senior's lawsuit. Senior decides to make Junior a settlement offer.
 
16 May 2011
Offer Denied
As Senior makes an offer that he claims Junior rejected - and Junior claims Senior took off the table - both parties wonder whether the other really wants to move forward. PJD starts their charity-bike build for CrankyApe, one of two they are building for the company, while at OCC, the crew is underway with a triple bike build for Trans Am Depot. Then, Senior's dog dies and Junior reaches out to his father.
 
23 May 2011
Deadliest Catch Bike
The OCC crew heads up to Alaska to meet up with the Hillstrand brothers from Deadliest Catch. Then the Deadliest Catch Bike is built and unveiled at the CatchCon fan convention in Seattle.
 
30 May 2011
Cadillac Build-Off Part 1
Cadillac enlists both OCC and PJD to build a bike in a father-son build-off. But even as the competition heats up, Senior reaches out to Junior with a second settlement offer - and this time, without lawyers.
 
6 Jun. 2011
Cadillac Build-Off Part 2
OCC and PJD rush to finish their Cadillac bikes for the build-off, then race CTS-Vs at the Monticello Raceway. And at long last, Junior and Senior face each other when they unveil their bikes at General Motors.
 
29 Aug. 2011
The Settlement
Senior and Junior finally sit down to settle the two-year lawsuit that has torn their family apart. Amidst the drama, PJD starts a new bike for FIST enterprises while OCC builds a rock and roll inspired bike for Hard Rock.
 
5 Sep. 2011
Return of the Black Widow
Junior and Vinnie venture into enemy territory to pick up the coveted Black Widow bike. Senior is frustrated he hasn't seen Mikey post-settlement. PJD assembles the FIST bike while OCC creates the Power Probe bike.
 
12 Sep. 2011
Downsizing
PJD works on a build for Gears of War 3 while the OCC crew builds a bike for Feather Free Zone. Meanwhile, with the OCC headquarters in foreclosure, Senior decides to build a new shop at the front of his property.
 
19 Sep. 2011
Gears of War
OCC starts a build for Wyotech, a school for budding mechanics. PJD continues work on their Gears of War 3 trike. Wyotech students visit OCC to help out while the understaffed PJD crew wonders how to find talented mechanics.
 
26 Sep. 2011
Senior Reaches Out
Post-settlement, Senior tries to commission a painting from Mikey, but gets mixed signals from his son. OCC starts a build for Beck's, a family-owned hybrid-seed company that wants to build a reverse trike, while PJD works on a modern design for Cepheid, a medical diagnostics company.
 
3 Oct. 2011
Mikey's Decision
Deciding he'd like to commission painting, Senior continues to reach out to Mikey, who seeks counseling from Vinnie. In Atlanta, PJD reveals the bike for Cepheid, a medical technology company, to an impressed crowd, while in Indianapolis, OCC unveils the all-custom reverse trike for Beck's Hybrids as well as a bike to be used to raise money for the We Care for Orphans charity.
 
3 Oct. 2011
Top Ten Fights
The cast and crew countdown the ten best fights on the show.
 
10 Oct. 2011
Mikey's Favorite Moments
Mikey hosts a retrospective of his favorite moments on the show, be it the good, the bad, or the ugly
 
17 Oct. 2011
Silent Treatment
PJD works on a build for Dekalb while OCC builds a charity bike for Cell Buckle. The harmony is disrupted at OCC when Jason is offended by Senior's design critiques, resulting in a mangled bike that must be rebuilt.
 
24 Oct. 2011
Communication Breakdown
Mikey and Senior both say they want to meet up, but go back and forth about the conditions under which they will meet. Then, OCC works until the last second to complete their bike for US Biker Law.com, while PJD unveils their bike for Dekalb.
 
31 Oct. 2011
Top Ten Bikes
Senior and Junior count down their favorite top ten theme bikes.
 
14 Nov. 2011
Free Rick
OCC builds a bike based on an Arabian horse for a client who wants to remain anonymous and Rick sits down with Senior, as rumors abound about his discontent with OCC. While PJD starts work on the World Trade Center tribute bike for the restoration of Ground Zero, Cody receives some good news from Paul Jr. Meanwhile, Mikey starts a new campaign for charity.
 
21 Nov. 2011
Old Rivals
A three-way build-off is announced and contender Jesse James throws down the gauntlet by sending vulgar cakes to OCC and PJD. OCC works on two bikes and Junior unveils the biggest build of his career at Ground Zero in NYC.
 
28 Nov. 2011
Best Pranks
Dummies come to life, spitballs fly and air horns blast in this behind-the-scenes special. But what's a workplace without air-gun war, scooter jousting and helicopter drops?
 
5 Dec. 2011
The Build-Off
In this two-hour special, Senior, Junior and Jesse James compete in a no-holds-barred three-way build-off to determine whose bike reigns supreme. The winner - determined by viewers, in a vote immediately following the show - earns bragging rights as the best bike builder in the world.
 
6 Dec. 2011
The Build-Off: Chopper Live
The results are in, and revealed live from Las Vegas, the winner of the three-way bike build off.
 
13 Feb. 2012
Winners and Losers
In the aftermath Chopper Live, Junior celebrates his win while fulfilling an order for an overseas client, while Senior focuses on the future with a big build and an even bigger opportunity: a spot on Celebrity Apprentice.
 
20 Feb. 2012
The Apprentice Bike
Senior deals with the death of his mother and is hurt when he doesn't hear from Junior or Mikey. Then, while PJD starts a build for One Call Concepts, OCC unveils a gold bike for Donald Trump.
 
27 Feb. 2012
Operation Reconciliation
OCC builds a bike for Veterans Airlift Command and PJD finishes a bike for One Call Concepts. Then, more determined than ever to reconcile with Mikey and Junior, Senior invites Mikey to join him at a painting class.
 
5 Mar. 2012
Rick's News
Rick's news? He's ENGAGED! Meanwhile, Junior decides to revamp the Black Widow Bike he recently reclaimed from Senior, and OCC works on a two-bike build for John Christner Trucking.
 
12 Mar. 2012
The Call
After weeks of silence, Junior calls Senior to give his condolences on Helen's passing. Then PJD starts a charity build for the March of Dimes while OCC finishes a two-bike build for John Christner Trucking.
 
26 Mar. 2012
PJD Muscle Car
Junior seeks to take his company in an entirely new direction by making a custom kit for a muscle car that will be unveiled at Daytona Bike Week.
 

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