The 2012 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show sponsored by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys 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’ Elegance featuring 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, Russell Mitchell / Exile Cycles, Richard Pollock / Mule Motorcycles, Chris Redpath / MotoGPwerks, Michael Schacht of Crocker Motorcycle Company, Steve Storz / Storz Performance and Caleb Owens / Cro Customs.
Chris Redpath’s 2011 Calendar Show winning Suzuki is featured in the new 2013 Fast Dates Calendar premiering at this year’s Show.
Among the Calendar Show’s exciting custom bike world premiers this year will come from former Grand Prix team bike tuner Chris Redpath, now owner of the sportbike performance shop MotoGPwerks.com in Anaheim, CA. The last two years of the Calendar Show, Chris took home 1st Place wins in the Sportbike Class with a beautiful trace modified Suzuki 1972 Katana and a Suzuki GSXR 1000 which were photographed by Jim Gianatsis and are featured in the World Superbike endorsed Fast Dates Roadrace PinUp Model Calendar. Speculation runs rampant at what type custom sportbike Chris will be premiering at this year’s Show, but word on the street is that it might be a celebrity commissioned MotoGP bike based naked cafe machine.
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 Kittens and SBK World Superbike grid girls Sabella Shake and Kinzy Ray 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, and Sugar Babies Cupcakery, with sponsorship support by Budweiser and Coca-Cola. 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.