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2012 Progressive International Motorcycle Show Long Beach Photo Gallery
MotoGP star Nicky Hayden was at the Long Beach IMS helping Ducati celebrate 20 years of the Monster.
We bring you shots of the
2012 Progressive International Motorcycle Show
held last weekend in Long Beach, California, featuring the latest 2013 motorcycles from just about every major manufacturer.
Ducati always brings a high-energy presentation to the International Motorcycle Shows.
The Gunny, aka Victory spokesperson R. Lee Ermey, gives a young fan some business at the Long Beach IMS.
The liquid-cooled Boxer Twin of the 2013 BMW R1200GS attracted plenty of attention during its unveiling in Long Beach.
This custom Yamaha R1 featured a 240mm tire mated to a single-sided swingarm on both its front and back.
Even though BMW motorcycles engineering is attractive in its own right, adding a tall brunette to the equation never hurts.
Zero Motorcycles VP of Global Marketing, Scot Harden, stands next to a 2013 Zero S customized by the crew over at Hollywood Electrics.
Bobby Seeger of Indian Larry Motorcycles fame was a special guest at the Long Beach IMS. We still can't believe Bobby let Hensley ride the White Devil!!
GP star Cal Crutchlow is in the States training and was chided by Yamaha's Bob Starr at the Long Beach IMS after an unfortunate spill.
Indian Motorcycles debuted its 2013 Indian Chief Vintage Final Edition at the LB IMS, the last Indian to feature styling and R&D from the Kings Mountain era.
Twisted Throttle's latest Denali LED is claimed to project almost 700 feet.
The Petersen Automotive Museum is a place every gear head should visit if they're in LA.
This Victory Cross Country has been customized by Cory Ness and will serve as the Buffalo Chip's Sturgis Riders Sweepstakes bike.
Polaris Steve Menneto talks about the future of Indian Motorcycle under the guidance of its new parent company.
Now this is one Motley Crew!! Rock on Jared, Cory, Arlen and Woody!
Goofing off and having fun is all part of taking in an IMS.
There was some incredible custom motorcycles entered in the Long Beach Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show.
Bell introduced its upgraded Mag-9, designed to accommodate Sena Bluetooth systems.
Also in the Bell Helmets collection was an updated Star, improved for better fit and comfort.
New paint schemes outfitted the Moto-9, Bell’s top-of-the-line motocross lid.
Of course there were plenty of girls at the show.
Custom painter Skratch gets a little buck wild after painting helmets indoors all day.
Honda's Bill Savino was pumped to be at the show...obviously!
What's a bike show without a custom Roland Sands bike? This steed was propped up in the Bell Helmets booth.
Honda had a fleet of race bikes on display at the convention center including Trey Canard's 2013 Supercross CRF450.
KTM announced the addition of Taylor Knapp to its 2013 AMA SuperBike effort.
A cool display of KTM's 2012 AMA SuperBike effort was in their booth at the show.
Victory used the Long Beach IMS to debut a new Midnight Metallic Flame paint scheme on its Cross Country.
Aww, yeah! Gotta love a little Italian exotica!
Ducati always brings it at the IMS with a high energy fashion show and free shots of expresso!
PSR's entry in the Long Beach Ultimate Builder Bike Show had some patriotic paint working in its favor.
This dummy freaked us out at least three times when we passed by it at the Long Beach IMS.
Now that's a healthy backside.
This 1964 Triumph TR-6 has 53-degrees of rake and some sickly twisted pipes.
Allstate Insurance had this bagger Dave Perewitz customized sitting in its booth. The company actively advocates for the safety of motorcyclists.
It won't be long, little one, it won't be long!
The XDL Street Jam allowed the guys to demonstrate their insane riding skills.
Gettin' it done on the Triumph!
The XDL Street Jam stunt show drew big crowds at the Long Beach IMS.
Star Motorcycles' Raider is one of our favorite power cruisers.
Attendance was up this year at the Long Beach IMS as almost 55,000 took in the show.
The 2013 Harley-Davidson Street Glide had this gentleman's undivided attention.
This tank off a 2013 CVO Breakout showed the 13 different steps of polishing the tank goes through.
The latest Denali LED from Twisted Throttle projects a claimed 695 feet!
The Repsol livery is popular with fans of the marque.
Roland Sands and Bob Kay talk shop at the Long Beach IMS.
One of the best things about the IMS is getting to try bikes on for size. The 2013 Indian Chief Vintage Final Edition fit this rider well.
Indian Motorcycle really stepped up its presence at the 2012 International Motorcycle Shows.
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