LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, BOYS AND GIRLS

 

EDMONTON, AB (December 21, 2017) – The doors to the 2018 Motorcycle & ATV Show – Edmonton, presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance open at noon on January 12th at the Expo Centre, Northlands.  The Show runs until 5:00 pm on Sunday, January 14th.  This is the first opportunity to see all the newest models from the biggest names in the industry, whether it is two wheels, three wheels or four, you will find it all under one roof.

“The Ground N’ Gravity Show is one of the highlights of the Show as it appeals to riders and non-riders alike “ says Laurie Paetz, Show Manager, “The feats you will see performed in the air and the stunts on the arena floor are sure to take your breath away, as all the laws of gravity seemed to be defied.”

This year’s Ground N’ Gravity Show features an impressive cast of characters including some of the biggest names in Freestyle. Keith Sayers, Jeremy “TwitchThis” Stenberg, Chad Bauman, and Alberta’s own Billy Kohut will be performing aerial stunts while Craig Latimer treats the audience to a demonstration of stunts including versions and variations of burn outs, stoppies and wheelies among other tricks.  New this year we have added Indoor Short Track racing which is sure to be a crowd pleaser.  The racing action and performances are worth the price of admission.

Friday evening after 5:00 pm all ladies will receive half price admission.  SHE Rides Night is a celebration of female riders, or soon to be riders. One lucky lady in attendance will ride away on a brand new 2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS, courtesy of Canadian Kawasaki.

Treat the youngsters in the family to a one of a kind experience by signing them up for a session at the Yamaha Riding Academy.  They will be outfitted in the latest motocross gear and receive instruction on safety and how to ride and maneuver a motorcycle.  Following the instruction they will have the opportunity to take to the track to hone their skills in a supervised secure environment.

The Alberta Vintage Flat Track Association always provides an impressive exhibit of vintage motorcycles and this year will be no exception.  All the bikes on display have been collected, restored and preserved by their owners and they more than willing to share their stories with other enthusiasts.

Edmonton is very fortunate to have an extremely active and dedicated riding community which hosts a number of charity rides each year to help to raise funds for a variety of local charities.  Many of which will be represented right at the Show.  Choose a cause that is near and dear to you, and sign up to participate in the next fundraiser.

Be sure to check out the new “Drag Alley” presented by Parts Canada.  This area will host the industries’ leading aftermarket parts manufacturers.  Expert brand specialists will be available throughout the Show to share information and provide advice to interested show-goers.

If you are fortunate enough to own the ride of your dreams you will want to check out the full range of aftermarket accessories, gear and apparel, products, services, clubs and associations, or touring destinations that cater specifically to the needs of the motorcycle enthusiast.  Come get your fix at the 2018 Motorcycle & ATV Show – Edmonton.

For further information including Show hours, on line ticket purchases, ticket prices, features, and list of exhibitors please visit www.edmontonmotorcycleshow.ca or become part of the Motorcycle & ATV Show – Edmonton’s online community by liking us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/motorcycleandatvshowedmonton or following us on Twitter @thebikeshows.

 

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ABOUT DALTON TIMMIS INSURANCE

Headquartered in Ancaster, Ontario, the Dalton Timmis Insurance Group is known across Canada as an innovative brokerage that provides specialty insurance products and programs, including its Home for Chrome Motorcycle division, Commercial, Transportation and Personal Insurance divisions. Dalton Timmis Insurance was ranked the number 1 Canadian Brokerage in 2016 by Insurance Business Magazine. Their Home for Chrome Motorcycle division is the presenting sponsor of the Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto Motorcycle Shows.

ABOUT POWER SPORT SERVICES

Power Sport Services (PSS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council (MMIC) and the Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council (COHV). PSS owns and produces six motorcycle and ATV shows held annually in Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Media Contacts

Show Manager

Laurie Paetz
Power Sport Services
lpaetz@powersportservices.ca
(403) 457-1080 (office)
(403) 998-0447 (mobile)

Show Publicist

Jackie Jackson
jjregency@shaw.ca
(403) 614-6697 (mobile)