Show Schedule Announced For 2005-2006 Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows ® Presented by Toyota Trucks

Celebrating 25 Years of Providing Motorcycle Enthusiasts With The Latest Products, Trends and Information

Santa Ana, CA ¿ (September 19, 2005) ¿ Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks will kick-off a 13-city nationwide series in November 2005. From New York to San Jose, this nationwide tour will offer attendees across the country an up close look at hundreds of 2006-model street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, ATVs, new concept bikes, vintage bikes and more. This motorcycle extravaganza will give enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to try out the latest gear and accessories from more than 17 manufacturers all under one roof.

The 2005-2006 Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® Present by Toyota Trucks Schedule is as follows:

  • November 4-6, 2005 Fort Worth Convention Center Fort Worth, TX*
  • November 11-13 Reliant Center Houston, TX **
  • November 18-20 Colorado Convention Center Denver, CO *
  • December 2-4 Qwest Field & Events Center Seattle, WA
  • December 9-11 Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, CA *
  • December 16-18 San Jose McEnery Convention Center San Jose, CA
  • January 6-8, 2006 Rock Financial Showplace Novi, MI
  • January 13-15 Washington Convention Center Washington D.C.
  • January 20-22 Jacob K. Javits Center New York, NY
  • January 27-29 IX Center Cleveland, OH
  • February 3-5 Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, MN*
  • February 10-12 Donald E. Stevens Convention Center Chicago, IL
  • March 17-19 Cobb Galleria Centre Atlanta, GA

* Held in conjunction with BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series Presented by K&N Filters.

** Held in conjunction with DIRTsports Expo Live! ¿ Advantstar¿s new off-road show

¿Our 25th anniversary is possible because of the strong support we receive from the major motorcycle manufacturers, aftermarket companies, dealers and local motorcycle companies,¿ said Show Director Jeff D¿Entremont. ¿For 25 years, the American Motorcycle Association has endorsed our efforts and we continue to celebrate our long time relationships with the association and all industry leaders. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people attend the shows knowing it¿s their first and best opportunity of the season to see and experience all of the latest models, gear and accessories together in one location.¿

This year, four of the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks will be held in conjunction with the first-ever BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series Presented by K&N Filters. Professional and amateur Arenacross action will take place throughout each weekend in the Fort Worth, Denver, Long Beach and Minneapolis markets.

For the 12th year, Cycle World, the nation¿s most popular motorcycle magazine, is title sponsor for all shows. Leading manufacturer Toyota Trucks will be returning for the seventh year as presenting sponsor and Progressive Motorcycle Insurance is back as official product sponsor. The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks are produced by Advanstar Communications, Inc.¿s Powersports Group. For more information call (800) 331-5706.

About The Powersports Group

The Powersports Group is a division of Advanstar Communications Inc., is the largest producer worldwide for trade and consumer shows in the powersports industry, including the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks. Targeting key motorcycle markets across the country, it draws more than 600,000 eager powersports consumers of all levels. The Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo is the single largest aftermarket trade-only event for the induustry. The Big Twin West show represents the passion of Big Twin, bringing together the manufacturers, builders, and buyers who power the marketplace. The Powersports Group also produces the top industry trade publications, led by Dealernews, for over 40 years the Voice of Powersports Retailers. American Big Twin Dealer is a high-energy tabloid devoted to the needs of custom bike builders and v-twin shops. Dealernews/ABTD also produce a line of consumer publications, including Powersports Magazine and Sturgis Guide.

About Advanstar Communications Inc.

Advanstar Communications Inc. (www.advanstar.com) is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. Advanstar serves business professionals and consumers in these industries with its portfolio of 81 events, 57 publications and directories, 114 electronic publications and Web sites, as well as educational and direct marketing products and services. Market leading brands and a commitment to delivering innovative, quality products and services enables Advanstar to ¿Connect Our Customers With Theirs.¿ Advanstar has roughly 1,000 employees and currently operates from multiple offices in North America and Europe.

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