American Pickers’ Frank Fritz To Discuss Collectible And Vintage Motorcycles At American International Motorcycle Expo.

FrankFritzThe American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, FL October 16-20 has announced that Frank Fritz, one half of History’s popular television series “American Pickers” will be appearing at the inaugural event and hosting 2 exclusive presentation (October 18 & 19) and meet & greet sessions. Fritz will be discussing the value of and his love for collectible and vintage motorcycles, as well as showcasing a portion of his personal collection on October 18-19 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Fritz will discuss how he goes about picking vintage motorcycles and the vast range of bikes and other unique items he has encountered throughout his many years of exploring people’s barns and basements. Also on display at AIMExpo will be three of Fritz’ favorite motorcycles from his personal collection, all of which hold a story of their own.

“American Pickers” is currently in its fifth season on History and tells the story of Fritz and his partner Mike Wolfe as they travel the country searching for or “picking” valuable antiques and collectibles. Fans of the show will know that Fritz has a deep love for vintage motorcycles, some of which he keeps for his own personal collection.

Following the presentations, Fritz will be available for a 30-minute meet & greet, question & answer and autograph session where fans and enthusiasts can dive deeper into Fritz’ experiences from the road. “Motorcycles have been a part of my life since I was young,” said Fritz. “I grew up dreaming of these bikes, so when I come across something vintage it’s very exciting. I’m honored to be part of AIMExpo and look forward to sharing my stories and bikes with people who share my passion.”

Additionally, Fritz will be discussing the launch of his new book “How to Pick Collectible Motorcycles”.  Fritz will share tips on how to find a collectible motorcycle, how to negotiate a good price and how to take care of your investment. More info and schedule at AIMExpo.

The American International Motorcycle Expo’s (www.aimexpousa.com) purpose is to serve as the catalyst to bring together industry, press, dealers and consumers in a single arena that creates a grand stage for motorcycling in the U.S. and North America, and delivers an efficient and energetic market-timed expo platform for B2B and B2C.

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13 Responses to “American Pickers’ Frank Fritz To Discuss Collectible And Vintage Motorcycles At American International Motorcycle Expo.”


  1. 1 Kirk Perry Sep 10th, 2013 at 8:59 am

    There’s still collectible motorcycles out there? Surely you jest.

  2. 2 CafeSportyTC Sep 10th, 2013 at 10:25 am

    i think its funny how he pictured with a Harley.. seeing as his buddy is paid for by Indian..

  3. 3 Bernie Carter Sep 10th, 2013 at 10:58 am

    Simply because Mike Wolfe is into Indians and Frank Fritz prefers Harleys.

  4. 4 hk Sep 10th, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    I would sit in on that discussion and never hurts to check out vintage bikes

  5. 5 Rodent Sep 10th, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    Indy and Cincy are over and it’s about time. Both are winter shitholes.

  6. 6 BobS Sep 10th, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    I like Frank better anyway. He doesn’t spend half his air time making fun of someone whose supposed to be his friend.

  7. 7 Trike lady Sep 10th, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    There are bikes worth collecting. A good friend recently purchased a 1915 Indian Twin from a gentleman who had it in the basement of the farm house, the bike belonged to his grandfather.

  8. 8 McGillicutty Sep 10th, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    Frank seems like a solid an interesting guy but his partner Mike Wolfe is as phony as a 3 dollar bill.

  9. 9 Kirk Perry Sep 11th, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    Every 10 years the economy tanks. It always will. There is a program in place in the stock market called “use it or lose it”. If you have an investment portfolio of around 500K today, you can remove up to 25K (called fruit picking) and re-build your investment automatically over 30 days sometimes, to re-coup your harvest. I had 530K in one such account, withdrew 22K over (3) months and that account is back up to 520K today.

    Don’t keep all of your money unspent. You’ll lose another 1/3 of your investments with the next crash. TAKE YOUR MONEY OUT NOW and buy yourself a motorcycle and thus remember, “A motorcycle (weed) will get your through periods of no money, better than money (sitting in an account waiting around for the next Wall Street “bandits” to come along) will get your mind freed-up to clear thinking at 65 mph, without a twist-grip in your hand” .

    Prosperous good times are a hot dog on a stick. If you don’t take some money out for yourself NOW, the next engineered recession will take it for you. ~ Gone ~~ like birds in the wind. Then you’ll wait anothe5 8 yrs. for your accounts to rebuild from the next recession like 2005, or whenever the last one landed on us.

  10. 10 Kirk Perry Sep 11th, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    Oh great, my note got published. This one should too, since there’s a TON of people out there who may inherit money, or not know enough about finance and it will slip through your fingers, faster than the years can whip by.
    There has been no solid financial information given to biker’s until now.
    This lady is a broker for life. She has at least 28+ years at the desk of AXA (tough-NY licensed_. Read those little letters after her name. Always look for brokers with the most letters is a good rule of thumb. I have no incentive other than to wish people wouldn’t squander away their nest egg before they get advice.
    Only one thing you have to remember. On page 6 (give or take) in every prospectus (the little booklet federally mandated to accompany your investment package for every investment you might make), the is listed: Total yearly fund cost…. 0.69%. That’s as much as you want to see. If you see total fund cost above 1% call her and ask why. Sometimes there is a good reason. That’s all you need to know. No charge to ask, everybody’s financial needs are different, almost like a finger-print. Kathleen is a biker’s broker you can trust. How else has stepped forward? Are we a club of people or a group of hyenas?

    http://www.linkedin.com/in/kathleensteele

  11. 11 Blackmax Sep 11th, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Neither of them impress me one bit
    Would be more interested if they brought in the guy from “Wheels of Time”

  12. 12 Kirk Perry Sep 11th, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    “the guy from “Wheels of Time”
    •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
    Dale Walksler. The AMCA outlaw. Sure. Why not. Once the barn supply dwindles, there’s walk-thru adventures and stories from people like Dale & Co., and the non-internet connected like Kick-Start M/C Parts, Chuck Wesholski. “Search” his name on my site. Look at the pics (of this person whose still alive mind you) of him behind the wheel of twin knuckle motor midget built by C.B. Clausen and friends. You can tied all of those people together and more from the pages of Bill Hayes, Wild Ones. Long Beach people. Lots of history that you can still walk through. Dixie Distributing’s bldg. too. There’s more genuine history out there.

  13. 13 Vintage King Motor Sports Sep 20th, 2013 at 9:22 am

    Love the show American Pickers and vintage motorcycles. On American Pickers Frank Fritz seems very knowable about vintage motorcycles so don’t miss him. Attend the State Fair in Syracuse New York Mike Wolfe was there he is also very knowable about vintage motorcycles.

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