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Daytona IMS: Garwood Charity Motorcycle

International Motorcycle Show

Garwood Custom Cycles is set to unveil a custom Susan G. Komen for the Cure motorcycle at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Daytona, on Wednesday, March 9, to help raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer.

This special unveiling will take place in the Women Ride experience, on the show floor. The custom Kawasaki 636 will remain on display at the show through Saturday, March 12, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach.

After the show, the bike will tour the country to continue to raise awareness and funds to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Additionally, Garwood Custom Cycles will unveil a second custom bike at the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows on Friday, March 11, in the Women Ride experience. This custom Suzuki GSXR 600 was commissioned by Garwood Custom Cycles client Jennifer Lee as a tribute to her mother she lost to breast cancer.

Daytona Beach will also be the final stop of Ride 4 Humanity, a 3,300 mile motorcycle ride designed to raise awareness for breast cancer, as well as funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. VIP Alliance customized a Yamaha R1 and Scorpion P6 for this cross-country motorcycle ride that made stops in Tucson, Arizona; San Antonio, Texas; Houston, Texas; New Orleans, Louisiana; Atlanta, Georgia; Greenville, South Carolina; and Daytona Beach, Florida. The bright pink custom rides will be on display throughout the show, in the Women Ride experience.

For the first time ever, Progressive Insurance is the title sponsor for the 12-city tour. The show will be open to the public Wednesday, March 9 through Saturday, March 12, at Ocean Center Daytona Beach, located at 101 North Atlantic Avenue, in Daytona Beach.

Show hours are Wednesday, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the event is FREE. For more information, call 800/331-5706, text "MOTO" to 23333 (standard text messaging rates apply) or visit motorcycleshows.com.

Picture shows a custom military bike built by Garwood Custom Cycles

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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