Shinya Kimura to Premier New Bikes in LA

May 22, 2012
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Shinya Kimura 2012 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show.
Former Calendar Show winner Shinya Kimura has two bikes to offer at this year’s LA Calendar Show; the 1973 MV Agusta 750S shown above and another, undisclosed build.

The 2012 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show sponsored by Russ Brown Attorneys continues its now 21-year tradition on Sunday July 22nd 10am-6pm as the premier outdoor streetbike event in America with top Celebrity Builders, the upscale Calendar Bike Building Championship & Concours d’ Elegance. The Show moves to beautiful new location this year to the tree shaded grass hills of the Calabasas Country Club and Gold Course in the Santa a Mountains, with Low Spectator Admission and Free Parking. The Calendar Show is broadening its focus this year to include the growing Collector Bike Market with Exhibitors and Bike Show classes for classic European, British and Japanese motorcycles, along with American V-Twins and Customs.

America’s top custom bike builders 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 Guiffra & Spokesmodels / AFT Customs, Todd Silicato / Todd’s Cycle, Richard Pollock / Mule Motorcycles, Chris Redpath / MotoGPwerks, and the world premier of the new manufacture reborn for production 1937 Crocker Motorcycle by Michael Schacht.

Former Calendar Show winner Shinya Kimura will be premiering two new of his famed retro custom builds at this year’s Calendar Show. Shina’s unique hand craft customs have beed featured in the Motorcycle PinUp Calendars every year since 2004 when he first garnered Best of Show in his first LA Calendar Show visit.One is an all new, undisclosed build. The other is this recently completed 1973 MV Agusta 750S named “Blue One” which he rode on a shake-down ride at the recent Quail Motorcycle Gathering, Carmel, CA, on May 5th, where it was unexpectedly awarded the Quail’s Custom/Modified 1st Place Trophy. and the Cycle World “Elegance in Action” Award.

The day’s activities include the Calendar Bike Building Championship, selected Vendors and Exhibitors, Calendar Girl Music live performances. And always the Show marks the world premier of next year’s new 2013 Motorcycle PinUp Calendars including Fast Dates World Superbike and MotoGP machines, Iron & Lace Custom Motorcycles, and Garage Girls, together with the beautiful Calendar Kittens in the Calendars in attendance at the Show.

Attendance capacity at the Calendar Show will be limited, so purchasing advance online Spectator and Exhibitor tickets at website is recommended. Admission tickets are available at $20 without Lunch, and $30 including Lunch, with Food and Beverages available separately. Visitor Parking is free. The The Calendar Show is held at the Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada Calabasas, CA 91302. For additional information and to purchase advance ticket go to:  

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