Progressive International Motorcycle Show to Open in Chicago – Media Preview With New Bike Unveils, Electric Motorcycles, Stunt Shows and More

Hundreds of New Bikes, Champion Racer Rickey Gadson, World’s Fastest Woman on a Motorcycle Leslie Porterfield and More

CHICAGO, IL – February 8, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, BRP, Triumph, Yamaha, Zero Motorcycles and more are set to unveil new-model motorcycles at the upcoming Progressive International Motorcycle Show Media Preview at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, before the show opens to the public. All media is invited to attend this special media preview to get an up-close look at hundreds of new motorcycles making debuts, celebrity appearances – the World’s Fastest Woman on a Motorcycle Leslie Porterfield and 9-time Drag racing Champion Rickey Gadson, one-of-a-kind custom bikes, electric motorcycles, stunt shows and more.

From New York to California, this tour is the destination for enthusiasts and newbies to immerse in bike culture, talk to experts, attend seminars and more. Once the show opens to the public at 3 p.m., anxious showgoers will be busy checking out all the new bikes, gear and accessories.

WHEN: Friday, Feb.  10, 2012
12p.m. –      3 p.m. Media Day – New Bike Unveilings from Harley-Davidson, Honda, BRP, Kawasaki, Triumph, Victory, Yamaha, Zero and more
2 p.m. World’s Fastest Woman on a Motorcycle Leslie Porterfield discusses what it is like to go 232 MPH on a motorcycle
3 – 9 p.m. Show Open to the Public
2:30, 5:30 and 7 p.m. Smage Bros Stunt Show
Saturday, February 11, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. – show open to the public
Sunday, February 12, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – show open to the public
 
WHERE: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
 
VISUALS/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
Debuts of new motorcycles from Harley-Davidson, Honda, BRP, Kawasaki, Triumph, Victory, Yamaha, Zero and more
Interview opportunity with World’s Fastest Woman on a Motorcycle Leslie Porterfield
Interview opportunity with 9-time Drag Racing Champion Rickey Gadson
Reality TV Stars The Smage Brothers performing wheelies, aerial acrobatics and jumps while flying over, trailers and ladders
Dream Pavilion – Check out rare, exotic bikes from Aprilia, Beta, Darwin Motorcycles, Erik Buell Racing, Gas Gas, Husqvarna, KTM, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta, Norton and more.

Contacts
Spin Communications
DeeDee Taft, 415-515-1229
deedee@spinpr.com

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