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Hello winter, my old friend. It's time for you to leave again.
The Toronto Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW presented by Riders Plus Insurance is happening Saturday & Sunday, March 25-26, 2017 at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Road in Toronto. As always vehicle parking is free and VIP Motorcycle Parking will be at the front (west) entrance.
Peter Derry, show owner and show manager calls the_ SPRINGSHOW_ "a show for riders, wrenchers and builders". Over two-hundred and fifty exhibitors, 40 clubs and dealers, including Pfaff Harley-Davidson and Yamaha, will be there.
The 'Classics on the Red Carpet' vintage motorcycle display promises to be the largest display ever picking from North America's top collectors. Over 60 bikes spanning the century from a 1909 Silent Grey, Bar Hodgson’s 1953 Vincent 'Sandbagger' and Peter Derry's Limited edition 2010 KTM RC8R Redbull edition #20/25 and as well as a significant selection of Vincent motorcycles from the Vincent Owner’s Group.
Bring your helmets, your fenders, your metal. Pinstriper Chad Eskrick will be on hand to customize anything you bring or buy from the Pickers Market.
Dunlop tire experts are on hand to talk race and street tires. Vendors Riders Choice and GP Bikes will also have a pop-up shop set up.
Jordan Szoke, eleven-time Superbike Champion and recent inductee to the Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame will be at the SPRINGSHOW on Saturday March 25th. Szoke won his 11th consecutive CSBK Championship in 2016. This dedicated dad and husband also competes at the highest level of the Canadian National Observed Trials and in Off-road races both in motocross and bicycling.
On Saturday, March 25th from 10 – 4pm custom clothing designer Agent Royale will host celebrity rock & roll radio broadcaster and personality Jeff Woods who will be talking with fans and signing copies of his book Records and Rockstars.
On Saturday, March 25th between 10:30 and noon, George Elliott Clarke, Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate will be reading from his novel The Motorcyclist and signing copies of his book.
Saturday & Sunday American Iron Techline editor and author, Donny Petersen will be on hand. There are two primary ways to become skilled at bike wrenching: go to tech school or learn from Donny Petersen's books. Petersen's best selling resource has distilled valuable information into an easy-to-read, easy-to-learn format: Donny’s Unauthorized Guide to Harley-Davidson 1936 to Present, Volume II: Performancing the Twin Cam. Geek out and come talk to Donny and get your manuals autographed.
Oliver “Brokentooth” Solaro has been described as the "kilted madman of the ice" because he continues to ride in conditions that only he can imagine. The frozen road adventurer survives and thrives on two where most would perish.
MX team manager Derek Rockel from the 'Race Stars of Tomorrow' is around all weekend. He will also be advising young racers on how to turn their passion for riding into a viable career using social media and a solid public relations strategy.
Used Bike Market
Looking to buy a motorcycle or maybe you have one to sell? The Toronto Motorcycle SPRINGSHOW features a once-a-year 'Used Bike Clearance Sale' that is not to be missed. You'll find motorcycles of all brands, sizes and descriptions to suit the needs of any rider looking to get a fantastic deal on their next bike.
Want to sell your bike? Registration fee is only $45 and your bike will be on display in front of thousands of buyers, includes a weekend pass and For Sale sign. Register here, or just show up on Friday March 24th from 12am to 11pm or Saturday the 25th from 8am to 8:30am to register.
Get Your CHIPS Prize Pack
CHIPS the movie opens in Toronto theatres March 24th. Thanks to Warner Bros. Pictures Canada, drop by the EatSleepRIDE booth or comment on this post for your chance at one of 20 CHIPS prize packs. Each will include: 1 koozie, 1 citation notepad, 1 pair of aviator sunglasses, and 1 ‘admit 2’ pass to see the film in theatres. Winners will be drawn Saturday and Sunday at 4pm.
--Tickets & Free Parking--
Advance tickets available here: http://esr.cc/1i1naic
- $15 Adults
- $5 for Youth (free for children under 6)
- Saturday night is Family Night, your $2 off coupon doubles to $4 and kids 12 and under get free admission
- Skip the line and get your advance tickets online for 16% off adult admission http://motorcyclespringshow.com/tickets
See you at the SPRINGSHOW! http://motorcyclespringshow.com