Describe yourself in three words.
Sosa: Proud, Chicano, male
Coleman: Proud, Caucasian, male
Three things you love.
Sosa: My kids, Chevys, and Harleys
Coleman: Family, bikes, cars
Three things you hate.
Sosa: Midget strippers, long lines, question #1
Coleman: Deadlines, texts, and demands from Zamora (ED: Zamora answered this one)
Why the motorcycle industry?
Sosa: Harleys and Chevys are where it’s at.
Coleman: I started out in a shop building cars — bikes were a side hobby — but I feel there’s more room to be creative building bikes and not so much monotony.
What is the future of the motorcycle industry?
Sosa: The past is the future. Old school.
Coleman: The old will always be new.
What is your greatest achievement?
Sosa: Building “Pelionero”
Coleman: Making the step to open my own shop and keeping it open so far.
What is your biggest regret?
Sosa: Selling my Chevy 1950 Trokita.
Coleman: No regrets, only lessons in life.
Who inspires you?
Sosa: John Zamora (ED: Zamora answered this one)
Coleman: Too many to list! There are so many guys out there that just blow me away with the level they’re taking things too.
What was your first bike?
Sosa: 1974 Harley Davidson FLH
Coleman: 1978 Yamaha Enduro 185
What is your all-time favorite bike?
Sosa: “Shovel King”
Coleman: Johnny C’s “Snowflake”
What are you currently building?
Sosa: 1997 Road King
Coleman: Cone Shovel with a bunch of extra sh*t strapped to it.
Any last words?
Sosa: Torch Ind, Supreme Seventies, Straight Razor Barbershop, Unauthorized Ink, Big Tiny T.T.T.
Coleman: What Sosa said.
Check out Torch’s current builds at torchind.com.