SOURCE: NewsWire One

November 16, 2005 15:41 ET

Motorcycle Mania Hits Denver

Cycle World International Motorcycle Show® Presented by Toyota Trucks and K&N Presents BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series to Provide Non-Stop Motorcycle Action

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2005 -- The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks will continue a 13-city nationwide series at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, November 18-20. This show offers attendees a close look at hundreds of 2006-model street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, ATVs, concept bikes, customs, vintage bikes and more. Featuring hundreds of the latest bikes and ATVs, this motorcycle extravaganza will give enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to try out the latest gear and accessories from more than 15 manufacturers all under one roof.

The Denver show will be held in conjunction with the K&N Presents BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series, which will be at the Denver Coliseum. The doors open for spectacular pro arenacross racing on Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19, at 6:00 p.m. Racing begins at 8:00 p.m. Amateur arenacross racers will have a chance to thrill audiences on Sunday, November 20, beginning at 11 a.m.

In addition to the latest motorcycles from 15 manufacturers, the show offers numerous special features such as concept bikes, vintage bikes, thrilling motorcycle stunts in the BOSS Stunt Show, a special kids cycle center and much more.

The BOSS Stunt Show will thrill fans daily with high-flying, gravity-defying motorcycle stunts. For the first time, the show will feature motorcycle riders performing synchronized stunts on a specially built quarter pipe. Tricks on a quarter pipe are traditionally done by skate boarders and BMX riders.

Following are the details on additional special features:

The Factory -- A product lover's playground, the Factory offers motorcycle enthusiasts in-depth information on motorcycle parts and accessories with expert staff on-hand to answer questions. The Factory also showcases the latest aftermarket products and essential riding gear and gives enthusiasts the opportunity to compare and discuss everything from performance parts to the latest communication devices.

Eric Bostrom To Promote Racing 2 Save Lives -- AMA Superbike racer Eric Bostrom will make a special appearance as the guest of honor for Racing 2 Save Lives. Bostrom will be at the Racing 2 Save Lives booth from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday to meet fans and sign autographs.

Custom Cruiser Tour -- A display of individually enhanced cruisers commissioned by Kawasaki and modified by well known custom bike builders including Arlen Ness and Scott Britt. Bikes on display include the Vulcan 2000 based Britt Bike, as seen on the SpeedChannel and in RoadBikeMagazine, Wicked-Ness by Arlen Ness, Corrupted Concepts Vulcan 800 classic and Dreamsicle and Dillinger by Baron Custom Accessories. (Specific bikes subject to change at each show.)

Free Interactive Game Experience -- Attendees can test out the coolest new motorcycle video games on 20 terminals. The games are free and open all show hours.

Kids Cycle Center -- Exclusively for kids ages 6-15, the Kids Cycle Center is a kid-sized version of the show filled with fun features such as small displacement bikes and ATVs, pint-sized apparel and helmets, information on local kid-friendly rides and events and riding safety information.

Kids Day -- Sunday, November 20 is Kids Day, children 11 and under will get in free with a paid adult.

Vintage Displays -- Beautifully restored vintage, classic and antique motorcycles will be on display.

"Families and core enthusiasts will have the chance to get up close and personal with all the hottest products," said Show Direct or Jeff D'Entremont. "Whether you're shopping for a new bike, need to update your gear or looking to have some fun, this show offers a one-of-a-kind experience for motorcycle enthusiasts. And with the addition of arenacross racing at the Denver Coliseum, fans will also be treated to non-stop big air action as well."

The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks will be open to the public Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, 2005, at the Colorado Convention Center, located at 700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202. Show hours are Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discount coupons are available at local motorcycle dealers. Advance tickets and advance discount combo tickets can be purchased from the official Web site at www.motorcycleshows.com.

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