Any remaining sleepers on my packed New York-to-Milan 767 were rudely awakened by the bang of landing. My bulkhead seat did not recline, so I slept upright. Lucky me, not in my usual row 45, I was able to cruise swiftly to the taxi stand. A hundred euro delivered me [...]
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On The Record: Larry Little Vice President and General Manager of Marketplace Events Motorcycle Group talks about the inaugural AIMExpo.
In the early ’90s, not long after I became publisher of Cycle World, I went to EICMA. I attended the trade and press days and saw how the show worked. A lot of new bikes were launched there. It was almost frightening when the show opened to consumers because so [...]
The inaugural American International Motorcycle Expo takes place in Orlando, Florida, October 16-20. Unlike most other trade shows, AIMExpo is open to the public (Friday afternoon through Sunday), following two days in which approximately 300 exhibitors will showcase their wares to retailers and press. Larry Little, Cycle World’s former publisher [...]
2013 CW Rolling Concours Bike Show We ride the first Series B Vincent Rapide and an exquisite HRD Rudge Python Sport.
The art of the motorcycle is best enjoyed in motion, which is one reason we think the Cycle World Rolling Concours is one of the best bikes shows: All entered machines have to make a 50-mile ride (to a provided lunch at a local park) to be eligible for judging. [...]
2013 Quail Motorcycle Gathering: So Many Bikes, So Little Time Now five years old, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering is arguably America’s best bike show. But you have to move fast to see it all.
It is just eight acres, that neatly mown lawn by the Quail Lodge clubhouse in Carmel, California. You could run across it in 60 seconds or whack a Titleist clear overhead, given a decent swing. But it’s plenty big enough to contain almost the entire history of motorcycling, yours to [...]