2011 Long Beach International Motorcycle Show Photo Gallery
Award winning Swedish custom bike builder Stellan Egeland built this turbocharged BMW HP2 Sport with center hub steering named “Slugger”.
Check out photos from the floor of the 2011 Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, California. Read the full report in our
2011 IMS Long Beach Report.
The Slugger has a modified Mitsubishi turbocharger that delivers 202 horsepower to the rear wheel at 7050 rpm.
VP of BMW Motorrad USA Pieter De Waal introduced two new Maxi-Scooters, the C 600 Sport and C 650 GT.
Ducati North America General Manager Dominique Cheraki presented the new Ducati 1199 Panigale Superbike on stage during media day.
Triumph unveiled its Speed Triple R roadster and the new shaft-drive Tiger Explorer adventure tourer.
Victory Motorcycles introduced its new 2012 Victory Hard-Ball with spokesman R. Lee Ermey aka “The Gunny” leading the worldwide unveiling.
Actor R. Lee Ermey known as “The Gunny” was presented a modified 2012 Victory High-Ball dressed in custom United States Marine Corps paint.
The Gunny hung out for hours autographing posters for fans and chatting with the media.
Nine-time Drag Racing Champion Rickey Gadson announced Kawasaki’s new “Zero to Hero” promotion where four lucky riders will have the opportunity to race Rickey for a chance to win a new 2012 Ninja ZX-14R.
Star Motorcycles showcased a special custom Road Star designed by renowned fabricator Sam Nehme.
This custom YZF-R6 was built by SSB/Yamaha amateur virtual bike show winner Ramsey Ackad.
Yamaha’s road racing stars Josh Hayes, Cal Crutchlow and Ben Spies were on hand for interviews and autographs.
The Ride for Kids organization presented a Troy Lee Designs Honda Ruckus and a Honda CBR250R Street Tracker available to win when a five dollar or more donation is made.
Bell Powersports had special guest pinstriper Skratch from Skratch’s Garage introducing some of the newest collaborative designs that Bell plans to release in March of 2012.
Motorcycle-Superstore had customized Bell Star and Moto 9 helmets on display.
The Motorcycle-Superstore Super Hero girls offered attendee’s the opportunity to enter the Superstore five hundred dollar shopping spree raffle.
Troy Lee gave a detailed description of the upgrades done to his customized Honda Ruckus donated to the Ride for Kids organization.
Deals of all kinds could be found at the show with vendors such as Cycle Parts West, Del Amo Motorsports and many more.
Indian Motorcycles displayed their full 2012 line up along with the very first 2012 model to come off the production line marked with a special number one badge.
Big Boy Choppers and Rock and Roll Custom Paint were the featured builder in the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show.
The MotorcycleUSA girls helped promote the “People’s Choice” award for the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show and encouraged people to vote by entering to win the MotorcycleUSA Honda Fury.
Touratech USA showcased their newest products including a decked out 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere.
This custom MotorcycleUSA Honda Fury will be won by one lucky winner at the end of the IMS and Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show series.
The Brammo girls were popular with everyone’s cameras at the show and helped draw crowds to the TTXGP North American Championship winning Brammo Empulse RR bike on display.
One of the newest features at IMS is the Dream Pavilion where you can find exotic bikes of all makes and models on display.
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