CALGARY, AB (February 4, 2014) – The Motorcycle Show – Calgary took place January 10-12, at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park. The industry`s premiere event featured the new line-up of 2014 makes and models from all the major manufacturers.
Over 32,000 Southern Alberta motorcycle enthusiasts and want to be riders made their way down to the BMO Centre to enjoy all that the Show had to offer.
The always popular She Rides Nite was a roaring success and was capped off in style when finalist Danielle Claughton from Chestermere turned the ignition key to win a 2014 Kawasaki Ninja EX300, courtesy of Canadian Kawasaki Motors, Blackfoot Motosports, Bow Cycle North and Calgary Pro Am Motorsports.
The Yamaha Riding Academy for kids 6-12 years saw throngs of youngsters go through the sessions, providing them an opportunity to give off road riding a try. The Observed Trials demonstrations featuring Jordan Szoke and local Lexi Pechout were extremely well attended by curious and awe struck show goers. Audiences were thrilled by the jaw dropping antics of the Evolution of Extreme Show and street stunts performed by Team Empire.
The Show wrapped up on Sunday with an elimination style draw. Over 20 people tried their luck before Geoff Samphire from Calgary pulled the winning card and was presented with a Triumph Bonneville T100 valued at over $11,000, courtesy of Triumph Motorcycles and Blackfoot Motosports. Needless to say Geoff is eager for the 2014 riding season to get underway.
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