I participated to this show, and it’s a very nice one. Well organized by Jim Gianatsis and presented by Performance Machine, the 17th annual Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show Weekend is America’s premier custom, cruiser, performance and sport bike weekend. About 20,000 motorcycle and music enthusiasts participate to this exciting 2-day motorcycle event weekend July12-13th in the beautiful Queen Mary Event Park on the grass alongside the Pacific Ocean in Long Beach. One of the event big attractions is the Bike Show featuring over 250 Pro and Amateur bike builders competing in the Performance Machine Calendar Show Bike Building Championship with a bulging purse of $86,000 in cash and awards including $4,000 cash for the coveted Performance Machine Best of Show Trophy, and a $5,000 Performance Machine product award also up for grabs,. There are 11 Calendar Bike Building Championship Classes including the premier Radical Pro Builder Class sponsored by Iron Works magazine as well as 10 other classes for American V-Twin Custom and Street Bikes, Vintage Bikes, Metric Sport Bikes and Cruisers. Also, 250 major motorcycle and parts manufacturers, selected product and apparel vendors will be present with their ware. If you attend you will be able to meet top celebrity custom bike builders including last year’s best of Show winner Greg Westbury, along with Roland Sands, Russell Mitchell, Shinya Kimura, Joe Takai, Ron Simms, Paul Yaffe, Todd Silicato and dozens more. There will be an S&S Cycle World Championship Horsepower Dyno Shootout and World Record runs are open up to anyone. Included with admission is the 2-Day Calendar Girl Music Festival with beautiful international recording star girl bands and singers including Kari Kimmel, Taxi Doll, AC/DC tribute rock band Whole Lotta Rozies, and the Lead Zepplin tribute band Moby Chick, plus the sexy Purrfect Angelz musical dance shows. The weekend is hosted by Playboy model Tiffany Toth with other FastDates.com Calendar Kittens for the annual world premier of the new 2009 FastDates.com Motorcycle Pin Up Calendars. Fast Dates Calendars. Show Spectators also get complimentary weekend admission aboard the historic Queen Mary Ghost Ship, and entry to the Saturday Night Iron & Lace Calendar Builders Party with the band Mary Falls & Reckless Driver in the ship’s Observation Bar. More info at: LA Calendar Show.