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upcoming tour schedule

Oct 25-Oct 27
Nov 8-Nov 10
Nov 15-Nov 17
Dec 6-Dec 8
Dec 13-Dec 15
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Jan 17-Jan 19
Jan 24-Jan 26
Jan 31-Feb 2
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PROGRESSIVE® INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOWS® ROLLS INTO NEW YORK ON DECEMBER 13-15, 2013

 

Rock & Roll Icon Steven Tyler, New Model Debuts, Custom Bikes, and More

 

Hundreds of motorcycles from the world’s leading manufacturers including BMW, BRP|Can-Am, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Indian, Kawasaki, KTM, Royal Enfield, Star, Suzuki, Triumph, Victory, Yamaha, and Zero will be on hand to showcase their North American lineups, as well as the latest in aftermarket parts and accessories from top brands at the fifth stop of the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Tour in New York, on Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15. From seasoned veteran to casual fans, the New York Motorcycle Show is the ultimate destination to experience powersports culture, talk with brand and industry experts, shop the marketplace, and check out that new model you’ve had your eye on. The New York Motorcycle Show will also play host to several new model announcements from manufacturers as well as a who’s who of celebrity attendees including Rock & Roll Icon Steven Tyler as well as Supercross legends Ricky Carmichael, Kevin Windham and Jeff Emig, among others.

“We are extremely excited to bring the show back to New York during the holiday season,” said Tracy Harris, Senior Vice President, Powersports Group. “Every level of riding enthusiast can find something here – we have all latest new model releases from manufacturers, an even better custom bike show, a wide-variety of products to shop, as well as a full schedule of interactive learning and entertainment options.”

Progressive® has also stepped it up with a newly designed consumer experience paying homage to not just to the motorcycle community, but the motorcycle lifestyle. The Progressive® Garage has been designed to be the ultimate motorcycle enthusiast’s garage, Come in, hang out, paint your own tank in the Progressive® Paint Shop, or race against your friends through the ‘Race America’ Slot Bike track.

All local bike builders should get into the action of the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Contest. It’s a chance to compete for nearly $90,000 dollars of prizes at each of the 12 stops on the tour. Enter in any or all of the five different builder classes at the premier custom competition in the country. Go to: www.motorcycleshows.com/ultimate-builder or contact Bob Kay at 817-312-0380 for more information.

Features and special appearances that will fill the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center with excitement throughout the weekend include:

“Black Hawk Down” Custom Motorcycle- Dirico Motorcycles USA will be unveiling this one-of-a-kind custom designed motorcycle with Ret. U.S. Army LTC. Danny R. McKnight one of the real-life veterans portrayed in the book and movie. The motorcycle will also be sold at the upcoming Barrett Jackson Auction with all proceeds going to the Veteran’s Count and Easter Seals Foundations. Active military and veterans will also receive a special discount on admission by entering the code: MILITARY, when purchasing tickets online or by bringing a military ID to the show.

Steven Tyler “Paparazzi” Painting- Rock & Roll icon Steven Tyler will be a featured guest at the show on Saturday, December 14th, as famed motorcycle artist David Uhl dedicates a new painting called “Paparazzi” to Tyler.

 

J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Competition – Returning to the series for a fourth year, the world’s largest motorcycle builder competition will showcase elite-level, custom motorcycle creations vying for a cash purse prize and a chance to compete in the United States Championship finale. This competition will feature five classes including Freestyle, Modified Harley-Davidson, Modified Street, Retro Mod and Performance Custom.

School of Rock – New on tour this year, Progressive® and the School of Rock are teaming up to bring attendees the perfect mix of music and motorcycles. All-star performers and graduates from the School of Rock will take center-stage with live performances throughout the weekend.

 

‘Race America’ Slot Bike Track- A handcrafted, one-of-a-kind motorcycle race across America’s most iconic landscapes, where you can challenge fellow bikers to a head-to-head race and win the chance to play the SurPRIZE Machine.

 

XDL Stunt Show – The XDL Street Jam is a competition-themed demonstration of motorcycle skill performed by the top athletes from the XDL Championship Series. The XDL Street Jam will also feature plenty of audience interaction, motorcycle trivia challenges and some free SWAG.

Vintage Club Displays – Motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to look into the past, with this special display showcasing retro bikes, courtesy of local vintage motorcycle clubs.

 Ultimate Powersports Giveaways – Attendees will enter to win at each tour stop with the chance to win one of five grand prizes that include Suzuki and Triumph motorcycles and Yamaha watercrafts. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of the tour in March of 2014.

 

Celebrity Appearances– Supercross legends Ricky Carmichael, Kevin Windham, and Jeff Emig will be dropping by on Friday, Dec. 13 at 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm for interviews and autograph sessions. Custom bike builder Dave Perewitz and daughter, Bonneville Salt Flats Record Holders Jody Perewitz, will also be signing autographs and meeting with fans throughout the weekend.

 

Free Motorcycle Parking and Gear Check – Free motorcycle parking will be available for all riders who ride their motorcycles to the show. In addition, riders will be invited to check helmets, jackets and other gear at the show’s main entrance to free their hands and enjoy the new show experience.

The New York Motorcycle Show will be open to the public December 13th through Sunday, December 15th, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Show hours are Friday, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the event is $18 adults $6 for children 6-11. Children 5 and under are admitted free. On Family Day, Sunday, December 15th, all children 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. For more information, call 800/331-5706 or visit www.motorcycleshows.com.

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Oct 25-Oct 27
Nov 8-Nov 10
Nov 15-Nov 17
Dec 6-Dec 8
Dec 13-Dec 15
Jan 3-Jan 5
Jan 10-Jan 12
Jan 17-Jan 19
Jan 24-Jan 26
Jan 31-Feb 2
Feb 7-Feb 9
Feb 14-Feb 16

About Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows®

From New York to California, the 12-city nationwide tour of the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® offers nearly half a million consumers and hundreds of exhibitors from all powersports lifestyle interests an all access pass to the world of motorcycling. First established over 34 years ago, the tour has launched hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters, and ATV’s for both new and experienced riders, the world’s largest traveling powersports event gives enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to check out the latest gear and aftermarket accessories. The show also offers hours of entertainment including a live stunt show; a custom bike competition offering over $90,000 in prize money to the best of $20 million worth of motorcycle machinery; information tailored for women rider; learning experience; and more. Show attendees are thirty-three times more likely than the average motorcyclist to purchase a new powersports vehicle and shop for related parts, products, and accessories, and exhibitors have exclusive access to the largest audience of potential buyers. For more information, visit: www.motorcycleshows.com.

Features

Celebrity Appearances

When you get to the International Motorcycle Show, keep an eye out for your favorite riders and celebrities. Each city will have different athletes and celebrities coming in for autograph sessions. You’ll have the chance to meet face to face and get your autographs and pictures for a limited time. Click here to sign up for the newsletter to stay up to date with the latest developments and celebrity appearance announcements.

Northern California, October 25-27

  • Scott Russell World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage on Friday, Oct. 25 at 6:00 pm, Saturday, Oct. 26 at 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm, and 5:30 pm, and Sunday, Oct. 27 at 4:00 pm.
  • Daytona 200 Winner Jake Zemke on The Progressive Stage Friday 6:00PM ONLY

Dallas, November 8-10

  • Gunsmoke – Meet the stars of American Guns and see David Uhl’s new painting of Rich and Paige Wyatt
  • Leslie Porterfield, world’s fastest woman on a motorcycle, will be on the stage on Saturday Nov. 9 at 2:30pm and 5:30pm, and on Sunday Nov. 10 at 12:00pm.
  • Rick Fairless, custom bike legend, will be interviewed and hosting a Q&A on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 12:00 pm.

Atlanta, November 15-17

  • Scott Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage on Friday, Nov. 15 at 6 pm, Saturday, Nov. 16 at 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm. and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 12:00 pm.
  • Brian Stokes, AMA Pro racer and DiSalvo Speed Academy lead instructor, will give Advanced Riding Techniques seminars on Friday, Nov 15 at 6:30pm, Saturday, Nov. 16 at 12:30pm & 4:00pm and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 12:30 pm.
  • Jillian Rossi, professional Bike & Helmet Painter, will be holding a Pinstriping tutorial and demonstration on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 pm.

Long Beach, December 6-8

  • Scott Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage on Friday, Dec. 6:00 pm, Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm, and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 12:00 pm.
  • AMA Pro Superbike Panel and autographs featuring Scott Russell, Josh Herrin, Chris Ulrich, Jason Pridmore, Cameron Beaubier and Jake Zemke, hosted by Greg White, Saturday, December 7 at 10:00am and 3:00pm.
  • X-Games Gold Medal Winner and WMX Champion Ashley Fiolek will be at the Long Beach show on Saturday, December 7, for interviews and autographs at 10:30am and 5:10pm.
  • Kawasaki pro stunt riders Jason Britton and Leah Petersen signing autographs on Sunday at 1PM-2PM in the Kawasaki display
  • Kawasaki pro Supercross rider Dean Wilson signing autographs on Saturday at 2PM-3PM in the Kawasaki Display
  • Rockstar KTM SX rider Joey Savatgy signing autographs on Saturday 1PM-2PM in the Galfer USA display
  • Rockstar KTM SX rider Jason Anderson signing autographs on Sunay 1PM-2PM
  • Schuberth hosts land speed record holders Andy Sills and Erin Hunter with their BMW S1000RR on Friday 5PM, Saturday 1PM, 3PM, and Sunday 11AM, and 3PM

New York City, December 13-15

  • Scott Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage on Friday, Dec. 13 at 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm, and Saturday, Dec. 14 at 12:00 pm and 4:15 pm, and Sunday, Dec. 15 at 10:00 am.
  • Supercross legends Ricky Carmichael, Jeff Emig and Kevin Windham will be dropping by on Friday, Dec. 13 at 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm for interviews and autograph sessions. Jeff Emig will return on Saturday Dec. 14 at 11:35 am and 2:00 pm, for additional interviews and sign autographs.
  • Dave Perewitz and Jody Perewitz will be doing a celebrity Q&A

Novi, Michigan, January 3-5

  • Dave Perewitz, custom bike artist, will be making an appearance

Washington D.C., January 10-12

  • Scott Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage

Minneapolis, January 17-19

  • Scott Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage

Phoenix, January 24-26

  • Scott Russell Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage
  • Dave Perewitz, custom bike artist, will be making an appearance

Ohio, January 31- February 2

  • TBA

Chicago, February 7-9

  • Scott Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage

Seattle, February 14-16

  • Scott Russell is doing World Champion Q&A on the Progressive Stage
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