It happened July 18-19th at the Queens Mary Event Park during the 18th edition of the Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show & Calendar Girl Festival weekend.
Not satisified with his last year’s 1st Place Pro Builder award and the cover of the new 2010 Iron & Lace Calendar, Kenji Nagai/Ken’s Factory, Japan, flew back for this year’s 2009 Calendar Bike Building Championship with his all-new bike “1913” to take Best of Show. Awarding Ken (standing in the middle wearing sunglasses and holding the PM Best of Show trophy) with the lion’s share of $86,000 in cash and awards is from left: Ted Sands /Performance Machine, Elizabeth Nicole/singer songwriter actress and host, and FastDates Calendar Kittens Apple and Melody.
In the category Metric Customs AFT Metric Customs and Models bike LoLA won 1st Place. The AFT Model Agency Girls built LoLA just for for the 2009 LA Calendar Show. LoLA was built in just 4 months from a new 2009 Honda VXT1300 with a ground up rebuild to Pro Street drag bike specifications. The naked engine features JE Pistons and a Web Cam. Special modifications include a hidden radiator, hydraulic clutch conversion from cable.