Jan 19-20 (Saturday -
Sunday) The Springfield
The Springfield Motorcycle Show is a high-end, top shelf motorcycle
event that brings together bike builders, manufacturers, and retailers in
a rocking atmosphere that delivers fun and enjoyment for the whole family!
This two day mega event is the ultimate one-stop shopping experience for
Look who’s riding into the Springfield Motorcycle Show!
That’s right, back by popular demand we have none other than the living
legend himself. We are so excited to have Motorcycle
Master Ron Finch back at the Springfield Motorcycle Show.
For over 45 years, Ron has been building some of the worlds greatest
and most artistic custom motorcycles!
With limitless creativity and a keen eye for turning metal into fine
art, Ron is known throughout the world as one of the very best.
His creations have been featured in hundreds of magazines, several art
museums and at motorcycle shows around the world.
Ron’s latest creative outlet is a style of art he calls METALife.
You will be amazed by these Incredible metal sculptures that only the
creative master himself could dream up down at the show.
Ron has been seen on TV during Discovery
Channel's "Biker Build Off." He’s also been on the
Speed Channel, National Geographic, the Travel Channel and TLC. This
is your chance to come and meet this legend of the custom motorcycle
year, our Feature Builder is Larry
Larry is a well recognized expert in the
motorcycle industry and we are excited to have this master craftsman and
Hot Bike Tour Winner with us at the show!
Larry specializes in Harley-Davidson Turbo
Chargers and all things Harley. Larry is featured in Easy
Rider, Hot Bike, American Iron, and Baggers Magazine to name a few of the
accolades he has received. Larry is also the proud owner of a slew
of awards and trophies he’s picked up at motorcycle shows around the
In addition to entering bike shows, Larry
also has time to run a full service shop that offers performance
enhancements, turbocharger installs, and customization on Harley-Davidson
motorcycles. Come down to the show and meet Larry
Vaughn in person and check out his latest builds.
Hall of Fame Inductee, Book Author, and
Rider at 92 Years Young!
Struck epitomizes that age is just a number. This feisty lady
began riding motorcycles way back in 1941. She was only 16 at the
time and with that first ride, she was hooked. The trill, adventure,
and freedom that motorcycle riding provides is something that riders can
relate to everywhere. Now Gloria, a Motorcycle Hall of Fame
inductee, has completed her first book titled, “Gloria – A Lifetime
Motorcyclist: 75 Years on Two Wheels and Still Riding.” Come to
the book signing meet and greet and get to know this special lady!
We are thrilled to have Biker Poet, K. Peddlar Bridges back with us at
the show. He is the recent winner of the Fritzie Baer Award.
Congratulations Peddlar! You earned it.
Have you seen his recent article in Connecticut
Cruise News? It is all about Gloria Struck. It is well
worth seeking out to read before coming to the show.. Pick up the
December 2018 edition and check out the Road Poet’s Page.
Here is a recent picture of Peddlar and Gloria Struck from Laconia
Photo by Lori Struck Desilva.
You get to meet both of these incredible authors at the show!
You’ll find Peddlar on the Main Stage reading original works as well
as meeting with the folks and sharing motorcycle info, history, and
stories. Peddlar is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to
Be sure to get his book “Laconia
Motorcycle Week 1916 – The Beginning,” while at the show. It
will be available for purchase and signing. It is filled with
Laconia history as well as stories of his personal experiences through the
Extraordinary photography is what every great
builder seeks out. Great photography elevates even the most highly
crafted custom motorcycle to an even higher level. This expertise
and visual talent is reflected in every image Larry Cahill takes and
it is why we have selected him to be our Featured
Artist at the show.
This year, our Door
Prize will be a special certificate from Larry Cahill Photography. The
winner will get a personal photo session at the location of their choice
(within a 90 minute drive of Boston MA)
Image: Larry Cahill Photography
Owner: Darryl Sargent - Kandyman Kustom Paints
Model: Lauren Bowden
by the Haymond
Law Firm, This motorcycle event is New England’s Biggest and Best
ALL Brand Motorcycle show. The competition draws expert builders
from every corner of New England and beyond!
Fans love the competition, because they can
participate. Show attendees determine the outcome of the people’s
choice award. In addition, we also have our prestigious judges’
choice along with many trophy categories and special recognition awards.
It’s all up for grabs at this year’s motorcycle competition.
chopper to street cruiser, the motorcycle competition has something for
everyone. It’s time to get your entry form and join in this time
honored tradition that takes place in the Young Building.
Rob Lations from Ol’ School Custom Fabrication will be with us at the
show. We are excited to have Rob as a Featured Builder this year.
You may have seen Rob Lations in Cycle Source Magazine. He
Harley-Davidson deamed, “The Liberator,” was featured in the November
2016 Issue of the magazine.
He has many other great builds as well. Come down to the show and
check out some of his latest work.
It will be easy to see why we have selected Rob
Lations to be one of our Featured Builders at this year’s motorcycle
keeps the show rocking all weekend long! They are not the only
entertainment that is lined up for the weekend. There will be things
happening on the Main
Stage all the way up to the annual Awards Ceremony. Don’t miss
out on any of the action.
Everyone loves to find out who won the Bike
Competition. It is going to be another great year filled with
spectacular motorcycles from all around New England, so be sure to watch
this years awards ceremony at the end of the show!
The Yankee Chapter of the AMCA returns to the motorcycle show with
their latest display of antique motorcycles. The AMCA defines an
antique as at least 35 years old. Be sure to stop by the Antique
Motorcycle Club of America booth and see their members’ vintage
rides and learn more about their organization and what they do throughout
If you are wondering what types of
motorcycles you might see on display, just take a look at these bikes from
The oldest is a 1936 BMW R12 Sport Touring version! This is the first
production motorcycle to be equipped with hydraulically dampened
front forks. The 750 cc engine utilizes magneto ignition and is
configured with twin carbs. Most R12s have a single carb engine that
puts out 18 HP. This twin carb sport version engine puts out an
outrageous 20 HP.
This R12 has won awards at the Greenwich
Concours dElegance and the Hilton
Head Island Concours.
Another impressive bike is a Model 1955 R50
(1956 production year). This is the first production motorcycle to
be equipped with swing arm (Earls) front forks. This R50 has won
Best in Class at both Greenwich and Hilton Head. The AMCA has judged
this to be a 100 point bike. The Vintage BMW Club rates it over 99 points.
So if you have a passion for older model
motorcycles, be sure to stop by the Yankee
Chapter of the AMCA’s booth while you are down at the show and see
their impressive display of antique motorcycles.
crowd favorite for the movie buffs.
The Easy Rider Traveling Road Show is special display that
has both a Captain America and Billy bike. These two classics
styles of old school motorcycles were made famous during the cult classic
film, Easy Rider. Come see the bikes along with a huge
collection of movie memorabilia.
These are just a few highlights of what you’ll see at a SMS show.
Mark your calendar for January 19-20, 2019 at
the Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield.
You know the place, it’s the Home of the “Big E” It is going
to be a great weekend filled with fun and excitement. See you there!
|Larry Cahill Photography
will be displaying some of his recent motorcycle, car, and truck
images. Make sure that you stop at his booth and say Hello!
Image: Larry Cahill Photography
Owner: Darryl Sargent - Kandyman Kustom Paints
1305 Memorial Ave.
West Springfield, MA
||10:00am - 7:00pm
||10:00am - 5:00pm
|Children under 5