Schedule For 25th Anniversary Of The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows®

Santa Ana, CA (6/1505) ¿ Fall 2005 will mark the 25th anniversary kick off of Advanstar Communications¿ Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks. The 13-city nationwide series ¿ showcasing the latest motorcycles, ATVs, gear, accessories, custom bikes, vintage displays and stunts ¿ is celebrating the milestone with the addition of bigger venues and the introduction of a new show in Houston, Texas.

This year¿s series shifts into high gear as four of the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota Trucks will run in conjunction with Advanstar¿s Arenacross Championship Series and the inaugural Houston show will be held in conjunction with Advanstar¿s new off-road show ¿ DIRTsports Expo Live!

¿Our 25th anniversary is possible because of the strong support we receive from the major motorcycle manufacturers, aftermarket companies, dealers and local motorcycle companies. We are looking forward to our best show season ever,¿ said Jeff D¿Entremont, show director for the series. ¿Each year hundreds of thousands of people attend the shows knowing it¿s their first and best opportunity to see all of the latest models, gear and accessories together in one location.¿

For the 12th year, Cycle World, the nation¿s most popular motorcycle magazine, will be at all of the shows as the title sponsor. Leading manufacturer Toyota Trucks will be returning for the seventh year as presenting sponsor and Progressive Motorcycle Insurance is back as official product sponsor.


November 4-6, 2005 Fort Worth Convention Center Fort Worth, Texas *
November 11-13, 2005 Reliant Park Houston, Texas **
November 18-20, 2005 Colorado Convention Center Denver, Colorado *
December 2-4, 2005 Qwest Field & Events Center Seattle, Washington
December 9-11, 2005 Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, California *
December 16-18, 2005 San Jose Convention Center San Jose, California
January 6-8, 2006 Rock Financial Showplace Novi, Michigan
January 13-15, 2006 Washington Convention Center Washington D.C.
January 20-22, 2006 Jacob K. Javits Center New York, New York
January 27-29, 2006 IX Center Cleveland, Ohio
February 3-5, 2006 Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, Minnesota *
February 10-12, 2006 Donald E. Stevens convention Center Chicago, Illinois
March 17-19, 2006 Cobb Galleria Centre Atlanta, Georgia

*      Held in conjunction with Arenacross Championship Series.
**   Held in conjunction with DIRTsports Expo Live!

About The Powersports Group

The Powersports Group 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 industry. 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. ( is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powerports industries.  Advanstar serves business professionals and consumers in these industries with its portfolio of 57 expositions and conferences, 55 publications and directories, 75 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.