2015 Progressive IMS Long Beach Highlights

Bryan Harley | November 24, 2015
2016 Kawasaki H2R Long Beach IMS

The 2016 Kawasaki H2R made its North American debut at the 2015 Long Beach IMS. Kawasaki also announced it is offering up $2 million in road racing contingency next year to be paid out in multiple classes in both regional and national series, including MotoAmerica, WERA, CCS, CMRA, ASRA and AFM. Racers competing on 2015 or 2016 Ninja ZX-10R, Ninja ZX-6R, Ninja 650 or Ninja 300 motorcycles in participating series will be eligible.

Ducati Monster 1200R Beauty Long Beach IMS 2015

Be it models or motorcycles, Ducati always brings high fashion and high style to events like the IMS. 

Robert Pandya and Zach Ness Long Beach IMS 2015

Robert Pandya talks to Zach Ness about the motorcycle Zach has built using Victory’s new liquid-cooled engine, the Combustion Concept set to debut at the NY IMS.

Artist Makoto Endo Long Beach IMS 2015

Artist Makoto Endo created the incredible painting behind him using chopsticks for utensils. At each IMS, fans at the show can sign up at the Progressive booth to win one of Endo’s original works. 

Cameron Beaubier JD Beach AMA Road Racing Champions 2015 Long Beach IMS

A trio of Yamaha champions talk shop as Keith McCarty (center) chats with 2015 MotoAmerica Superbike champion Cameron Beaubier (L) and MotoAmerica Supersport winner J.D. Beach (R) at the Long Beach IMS.

Roland Sands Steve Menneto Gary Gray Long Beach IMS 2015

Roland Sands shares a laugh with Steve Menneto and Gary Gray of the Indian Motorcycle Co. while sitting aboard one of the SuperHooligan flat trackers he made from the 2016 Indian Scout Sixty.

2015 Long Beach IMS Jason Britton Team No Limits

Jason Britton of Team No Limit shows off his stunt-riding skills!

LED SLED's Pat Patterson Long Beach IMS 2015

LED SLED’s Pat Patterson is a master builder who likes to use Harley Sportsters as his palette for customization. 

Dan Smee Wounded Warrior Long Beach IMS 2015

“The best medicine for me is to ride my Harley-Davidson motorcycle,” said former Army Combat Medic and Wounded Warrior Dan Smee. 

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Bryan Harley

Cruiser Editor |Articles | Our resident road warrior has earned his stripes covering the rally circuit, from riding the Black Hills of Sturgis to cruising Main Street in Daytona Beach. Whether it’s chopped, bobbed, or bored, metric to ‘Merican, he rides ‘em all.