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DEPARTURE BIKE WORKS CREW

We take pride in the work we perform and strive to satisfy our customers needs and concerns. All of our technicians own and ride motorcycles. So we understand what customers want and expect for their motorcycles.

  

LEE CLEMENS

Head Of The Crew

Created DBW in 1973

Bikes:
-'47 Knucklehead
-'year Cruiser

-Half a century of experience of making bikes look cool and go fast...

-E-mail Lee


  

BRENDA CLEMENS

Office and Parts Manager

Joined DBW in 1975

Bikes:
-"Back of whatever Lee is riding"

-Contact Brenda


  

ANDREW WILLIAMS

Fabricator & Machinist

Joined DBW in 1995

Bikes:
-'97 Shovelhead Rigid Frame Chopper
-'92 Softail Chopper
-'67 Flatside Shovel Chopper
-'02 Custom Roadking


-Winner of Indian Larry's "Young Gun" Award 2004
-S &S 50th Anniversary Bike Builder
-Metal and Gas Welding Certificate
-Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certificate
-Featured many times in major industry publications such as The Horse, Back Street Choppers and American Iron (April & May 2009).


  

ERNIE COATES

Service Manager

Joined DBW in 1998...Rejoined in 2006

Bikes:
-'57 Panhead Chopper
-'66 "Roadking"
-'97 Classic


-Dyno expert
-Rode all lower 48 states (and still going)


  

SCOTT MASSIE

Over The Counter Mechanic

Joined DBW in 1998... Rejoined in 2015

Bikes:
-'47 FLH
-'76 bobbed XLH


-MMI Graduate with emphasis in H-D Factory Elective, Technician Program, and Early Model
-PhD in-dealership training program
-Factory Electrical Diagnostics Program
-Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certificate
-Zipper's Thunder Max ECM Trained

  

BILLY WHEATLEY

Engine Man

Joined DBW in 2001

Bikes:
-'94 Ultra Classic (113" S&S & Baker 6-Speed)

-Decades of building industrial, race car & Harley engines
-VCU Graduate- B.S. Biology, minor in History & Psychology
-PhD in Motor Science


  

JIM-BOB

Mechanic & Badass

Joined DBW in 2009

Bikes:
-'99 Big Inch Softail Custom



-Merciless


  

BRIAN MCCROCKLIN

Mechanic & Resto Specialist

Joined DBW in 2015

Bikes:
- 1992 FXR
- 1947 FL Restoration (in the works)


-MMI Graduate with certificate in H-D Service
-Dealership experience
-John Tyler certificate in manual machining
-Just about to finish cert in advanced machining.


  

SEAN HIGGINS

Part Time Help. When you can find him...

Joined DBW in 2004

Bikes:
-'81 Wideglide
-'50 Panhead (in the works)


-Virginia Tech Graduate- B.S. Mechanical Engineering
-VCU Graduate- M.S. Biomedical Engineering
-ASE Certified Mechanic
-Machinist & MIG Welder
-In-House Engineer


  

RB

Folk Hero & Ladies Man

RB is actually made from spare parts...

Bikes:
-Traveler
-Big Red
-Blackie


"Hull Street...live it...love it" -RB '06


  

ANNA LEIGH CLEMENS

Chief Inspiration of DBW

(Joined DBW at birth)


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