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2011 International Motorcycle Show

2011 IMS Tickets

This time of year signals the wrapping up of motorcycle racing season. The AMA Pro Motocross and road racing championships have come to a close. World Superbike has just one round remaining. And we’re in the final stretch of MotoGP.

However, as a bright spot, it also signals the approach of the annual International Motorcycle Show calendar.

For 30 years the International Motorcycle Shows have been the preeminent winter event for motorcycle enthusiasts, a place where you can see all the new models from virtually all the manufacturers.

A place where you can sit on and feel the latest motorcycles, the newest gear, and all the various accoutrements that make motorcycling what it is.

For the 30th anniversary the International Motorcycle Shows are presenting a whole new experience. From the all-new Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show to the DIY Garage presented by Allstate, the 2010-2011 season promises to be the most entertaining, accessible, and informational series of shows thus far.

Among the changes is a new focus on the motorcyclist attendee, with an all-new grand entrance that leads to the show floor and a Moto Flix area where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the best motorcycle films and television of the past 30 years on the big screen.

Retaining the popular floor lay-out of previous years, the IMS will present its redesigned Welcome Center, Hub Seminars, Women Riders booth, as well as motorcycle stunt shows featuring the top names in stunt riding.

Of course at the core of the show is the presentation in one place of all the new bikes, available to peruse and sit on, as well as gather up important information to help make decisions on purchasing.

Whether you’re a newbie to bikes or a seasoned pro, the International Motorcycle Shows are always the place to rejuvenate the two-wheel mindset-especially as the winter months descend to try and damp our spirits.

The IMS kicks off in Dallas, Texas November 12-14, 2010 and travels to eleven other major cities nationwide. Circle the date for the show closest to you to make sure you don’t miss out.

There are a range of tickets, from one-day adult admission for $15, to multi-day passes; two-day $22 and three-day $30 (online only), to Friends & Family packages as well as group rates available.

2011 International Motorcycle Show Dates

  1. Dallas, Texas Nov. 12-14, 2010
  2. San Mateo, California Nov. 19-21, 2010
  3. Seattle, Washington Dec. 10-12, 2010
  4. Long Beach, California Dec. 17-19, 2010
  5. Novi, Michigan Jan. 7-9, 2011
  6. Washington, DC Jan. 14-16, 2011
  7. New York, New York Jan. 21-23, 2011
  8. Cleveland, Ohio Jan. 28-30, 2011
  9. Minneapolis, Minnesota Feb. 4-6, 2011
  10. Chicago, Illinois Feb. 11-13, 2011
  11. Greenville, South Carlina Feb. 25-27, 2011
  12. Daytona, Florida Mar. 9-12, 2011

As like last year, remember to check back here at for more info and the best motorcycle show discount ticket offers.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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