The 2012 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show continues its now 21-year tradition on Sunday July 22nd 10am-6pm as the premier outdoor streetbike event in America with the upscale Calendar Bike Building Championship & Concours d' Elegancefeaturing top Celebrity Builders, World Premiers, live Calendar Girl Music and beautiful FastDates.com Calendar Kittens. The Show moves to an exciting new location this year on the tree shaded lawn of the Calabasas Inn alongside the Santa Mountains. The Calendar Show is broadening its focus to include the growing Collector Bike Market with Exhibitors and Bike Show classes for classic European, British and Japanese motorcycles, along with the popular American V-Twins and Customs. There is Low Spectator Admission and Free Parking.
America's top custom bike builders featured in the world renown FastDates.com Motorcycle PinUp Calendars will be attendance with their latest custom bikes again making their world premiers at this year's Show. Former Calendar Bike Building Championship Best of Show and Class Winning Builders confirmed to attend again include Shinya Kimura / Chabott Engineering, Jim Giuffra & Spokesmodels / AFT Customs, Todd Silicato / Todd's Cycle, Richard Pollock / Mule Motorcycles, Chris Redpath / MotoGPwerks
Among the Calendar Show's exciting world premiers this year will be the newly reborn 1937 Crocker Motorcycle (shown here). Re-engineered and produced today by new trademark holder Michael Schacht of Crocker Motorcycle Company, Torrance, CA, this new production bike is built to the original bike designs and is now available for sale. It's a true replica of the original mid 1930s high performance Crocker V-twin machines of which only 200 were built. At the time the new Crocker touring bike with its overhead valve V-twin engine was the most powerful production motorcycle in America. Today a well restored Crocker is worth around $350,000. The reborn Crocker retains all the design details of the original, but now with modern quality materials and tolerances, and offered at a price that more enthusiasts can afford.
The Show's other activities include the Calendar Bike Building Championship, selected Vendors and Exhibitors, with Calendar Girl Music live performances featuring the Japanese girl rock band Nylon Pink, singer songwriters Rachel McGoye and Marina V. As always the Show marks the world premier of next year's new 2013 FastDates.com Motorcycle PinUp Calendars photographed by Calendar Show producer Jim Gianatsis and includes Fast Dates World Superbike and MotoGP machines, Iron & Lace Custom Motorcycles, and Garage Girls, hosted by beautiful Calendar Kitten Sabella Shake featured in the in the FastDates.com Calendars and Website.
Also being introduced is Ducati Corse World Superbikes book by Alan Cathcart and Jim Gianatsis, a new 224-page large format collectors edition coffee table book published by FastDates.com detailing all five generations of the factory Ducati Corse World Championship winning Superbikes. Included are track tests of every year of the factory World Superbikes, rider / designer / team manager interviews, full bike technical details, race photography by Gold & Goose, Kel Edge and Fabrizio Porrozzi, and the Fast Dates Calendar pictures from every year since the Desmoquatro Ducati's were first raced 25 year ago. This is a must have book for any motorcycle enthusiast.
Attendance capacity at the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show's new Calabasas Inn park location is limited, so purchasing advance online Spectator, Bike Contest, and Vendor Tickets is recommended. Spectator Admission is just $20, or $30 with Lunch, and includes Free Parking. Food and Beverages are provided by LA's premier food trucks including Baby's Badass Burgers, The Grilled Cheese Truck and Maui Wowi Hawaiian fruit and coffee smoothies. The 2012 Calendar Motorcycle Show takes place at the Calabasas Inn, 23500 Park Sorrento, Calabasas, CA 91302, near the famed Sagebrush Cantina at the Valley Circle Exit off Hwy 101 at the west end of the San Fernando Valley. For additional information and to purchase Advance Tickets go to: www.FastDates.com/BIKESHOW.HTM