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2016 MOTORCYCLE SHOW – VANCOUVER OPENS TODAY Best in Bikes, Stunts, Gear at Abbotsford Tradex, January 22 – 24, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC (January 22, 2016) – Start your engines! Beginning today until January 24th, the 2016 Vancouver Motorcycle Show will bring the newest bikes, most breathtaking stunts, and latest gear to Abbotsford’s Tradex, Trade and Exhibition Centre. Drawing thousands of fans every year, the Show presents hundreds of the latest makes and models of motorcycles, ATVs and scooters that are sure to thrill every rider.

Tonight is also SHE RIDES NITE, celebrating women of all ages and abilities who ride motorcycles. After 5 pm, all females will have half-price admission, while women over 18 can enter a draw to win a 2016 Kawasaki Ninja 300. Vancouver-based racing champion Spero Benias, who ranked number one in all of last season’s classes and is a WMRC champion, will be on-site to sign autographs Saturday from 6 pm to 7 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 2 pm, while fan-favourite “Wild Bill” Hitchon will be returning to wow with stunts on four wheels on opening day at 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 6 pm, Saturday at 11:45 am and 1:45 pm and Sunday at 12 pm, 1:45 pm and 3:30 pm.

Other highlights include demonstrations from the Pacific Coast Mini RoadRacing Club, introductory lessons from the Yamaha Riding Academy for Kids, the back-by-popular-demand team, Team Empire, the first-ever Vancouver display from Indian Motorcycle, and a chance to win the ultimate grand prize, a brand-new 2016 Bonneville 800 Street Twin, provided by Triumph Motorcycles and valued at $12,000.

EVENT:
2016 Motorcycle Show – Vancouver

DATES:
January 22nd-24th, 2016

LOCATION:
Tradex – Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford

HOURS:
Friday 10:00am-9:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

ADMISSION:  

Adults      $15.00
Juniors (6-14)   $10.00
Seniors (65+)  $11.00
Children (5 and under) FREE with adult purchase
Family Pass $39.00 (2 adult & 2 junior passes)
SHE Rides Night   ½ price after 5:00pm on Friday night ONLY

To buy tickets today or find more information on features and a list of exhibitors visit: Vancouver Motorcycle Show at: https://www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca.  Tickets can also be purchased on site during event days. And become part of the Motorcycle – Vancouver’s online community and like the Show on Facebook or follow on Twitter @thebikeshows.

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.  Canadian Underwriter Magazine ranked Dalton Timmis Insurance one of eight Canadian Brokerages to make the top 150 Brokerages in the World in 2013. Founded more than 80 years ago, growing a business from the ground up has provided Dalton Timmis with a wealth of insurance knowledge and old-fashioned values.

Their Home for Chrome Motorcycle Division is the presenting sponsor of the Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto and Moncton 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 seven premiere motorcycle and ATV shows held annually in Moncton, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

 

Show Manager – PSS

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

Vancouver Show Publicist

Steph Troughton
stroughton@lbmg.ca
(604) 637-6649 (office)
(778) 989-1469 (mobile)

PSS – Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council & Canadian Off-Highway Vehicle Distributors Council

Jo-Anne Farquhar, Director of Communications
jfarquhar@mmic.ca
(416) 491-4449 (office)
1-877-470-6642 (Toll-free)
416 996-9207 (mobile)