Rob Schopf started his career at 16 years old in 1983 at Hal’s Harley-Davidson, where he became a master technician and engine builder. In 1985 Rob attended Gateway Tech College and graduated with his certification in motorcycle repair. During his tenure, Rob achieved the highest level of Harley-Davidson training one can receive and became a “Master of Technology” through Harley Davidson’s PHD program. Throughout the years, Rob has attended courses to further his knowledge in cylinder head air flow development, camshaft design, dynamometer training, power tuning for race motorcycles, machine shop practices, fuel injection tuning, just to name a few. Rob then created and ran Hal’s Speed Shop, a separate entity of the dealership. In 1998, he then created a close relationship and worked with S&S cycle’s R&D department to develop their Pro-Stock engine program; as well as, perform field testing on larger cubic inch street engines and other related S&S products. He later became an S&S Cycle customer advisory council member for the central United States until 2008. Rob has always looked for new understanding and ways to apply his theories at the track and on the street, and has become nationally respected for being one of the best in his field.
While at Hal’s Harley Davidson, Rob started his 17 year racing career, where he built award winning engines and set many records. He became crew chief and engine builder for Hal’s/Thunder Eagle Pro-Stock Drag Bike that won the AHDRA Pro-Stock National Championship from 2001-2003. He then earned “Wrench of the Year” in 2001 and 2002 recognized by AHDRA.
A few other achievements and accomplishments in the sport of motorcycle racing include: won 1st place in the Pro-Stock class at the Sturgis motorcycle classic, runner-up at the King of the Hill Sturgis motorcycle classic, won 2nd place in the super modified XL class at the Harley AMRA event at Great Lakes Drag way, won 1st place in the street FL class at the Sturgis motorcycle classic, engine builder on the 4th bike in NHRA history to run a 6 second quarter mile, won all 5 categories for the Hot Bike 124 VFI ultimate challenge.
After a great 29 year run at one dealership, in 2012 Rob decided to start his own performance shop, 2Boss Performance, LLC. 2Boss Performance experienced exceptional growth at his New Berlin location and moved to Muskego, WI. As Rob continues to grow in this new facility, he is continuing to strive to find ways to create new customer experiences with exceptional care. To help expand customer experiences and care in 2015, Rob decided to open an Indian Motorcycle Dealership, Indian Motorcycle of Metro Milwaukee where he continues to learn and expand his performance operations. To this day, he believes in the total customer experience and total customer satisfaction.