Progressive International Motorcycle ShowsFor motorcycle fans of America, attendance at Progressive International Motorcycle Shows is a must. The IMS events – held at various venues across the country from October 2014 through February 2015 – showcase the latest in the motorcycle industry, from new bikes to gear to technical gadgets.
Ahead of the first show set for San Mateo, Calif., October 31 through November 2, Ducati North America announced Wednesday that it will participate in the entire 11-event IMS lineup.Ducati will have it’s latest motorcycles on display, including the recently unveiled and much-hyped Scrambler, which is available in four versions – Icon, Urban Enduro, and Classic, Full Throttle.The later shows will also feature newer models that will be unveiled at EICMA (Milan Motorcycle Show) November 6, which likely includes the new Multistrada powered by the new Desmodromic Variable Timing engine and the Panigale 1299.“The 2015 Ducati product lineup is unprecedented and the International Motorcycle Shows are a great opportunity for the public to see the new bikes before they arrive in dealerships.” said Arrick Maurice, Marketing Director of Ducati North America.“The Scrambler, which will be present at all shows is just a part of the many exciting things to come next year.”2014/2015 Progressive International Motorcycle Shows below:
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This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena gives us his impression of the outrageously cool-looking new Indian Scout Rogue. The Rogue features a larger front wheel among several other changes, and the bobbed-looks and excellent 100 horsepower motor make the Scout Rogue an interesting—and very real—competitor to the offerings from Milwaukee.
In the second segment Neale Bayly brings us the third and final segment from Brian Slark—the man who helped bring Norton motorcycles to America. Having spent 27 years and counting at the Barber Museum in Birmingham Alabama, Brian talks us through the final part of his career, that of course includes how the museum got started and where it’s going.
From all of us here at Ultimate Motorcycling, we hope you enjoy this episode!