/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY: The Motorcycle Show-Toronto Features 2015 Models, First Electric Harley-Davidson, America's Queen of Speed, Stunt Shows, Riding Experiences For Kids And More/

Show Opens Friday, Noon At The Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 /CNW/ -

What:
Toronto will be center-stage for Canada's motorcycle industry as the world's top brands showcase their newest products to enthusiasts at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, during the Motorcycle Show-Toronto presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance, Friday, February 20 to Sunday, February 22.

This is the 28th edition of Ontario's biggest motorcycle manufacturers' show, and much like the auto show, this will be the first opportunity for enthusiasts to see the new 2015 motorcycle, ATV, side-by-side and scooter models that will be on sale at dealerships when the spring riding season rolls around.

In addition to the 400+ bikes on display, there's a wide-range of exciting features, plus the latest in apparel, accessories and touring destinations, in a space equal to three-and-a-half football fields, all under one roof.

When:
Friday, February 20, 2015                      12 pm –  9 pm 
Saturday, February 21, 2015                 10 am –   9 pm 
Sunday, February 22, 2015                    10 am –   5 pm  

Where:                       

Direct Energy Centre, Hall B, Exhibition Place, Princes' Blvd., Toronto, ON  M6K 3C3

Visuals & Interview Opportunities:

Harley-Davidson's First Electric Motorcycle - The Project Livewire™ Experience. Media can take a ride on the Livewire Jumpstart™ Demo, a simulated riding experience that doesn't require a motorcycle license.  

America's Queen of Speed, Valerie Thompson -  A seven-time land speed record holder (with a career best of 350.35 kph) and one of the fastest females on two-wheels, Thompson is at the Toronto Show on Friday only.

She Rides Nite (Friday, February 20) - Women make up the fastest-growing segment of motorcycling. This is an evening of celebration for women who ride and those considering the sport. Female riding experts and examples of riding gear designed for women available.

Yamaha Riding Academy For Kids  - This popular feature introduces children, aged 6-12, to the world of riding with certified instructors and riding gear provided. 

Team Empire Freestyle Stunt Team  - American stunt masters  Nick "Apex" Brocha and Aaron Twite will showcase their streetbike freestyle stunt-riding prowess during all three days of the Show.

2015 Triumph Special Edition Bonneville Newchurch Grand Prize – only 25 of these special Triumphs are coming to Canada this year and one lucky person at the Show Sunday afternoon will win one.

Trials Demos With Jordan Szoke - the Wayne Gretzky of Canadian motorcycle racing, Brantford's Jordan Szoke is a 19-time Canadian champion who will demonstrate his motorcycle mastery riding over cars and the occasional jump over a trusting person. 

Plus several experts to talk about the business and enthusiast side of the motorcycle industry.

SOURCE The Motorcycle Show-Toronto

For further information: For media credentials, interview requests and show information, please contact: Jerry Priddle, Accelerate Marketing & Communications, (416) 312-9491, jerrypriddle@accelmc.com; Jo-Anne Farquhar, Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council / Power Sport Services, 416-996-9207, jfarquhar@mmic.ca

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