It might be cold, icy and snowy outside, but it’s never too early to start thinking about spring. The winter months in the Baltimore, Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. areas are full of trade shows and home shows to get ready for the spring and summer. This weekend, January 10th to 12th, the Progressive International Motorcycle Show makes a stop in Washington D.C. at the Washington Convention Center. This touring show makes stops at venues throughout the year in the following cities: San Mateo, California, Dallas, Texas, Atlanta, Georgia, Long Beach, California, New York, New York, Novi, Michigan, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Phoenix, Arizona, Cleveland, Ohio, Chicago, Illinois, and Seattle, Washington. The show opens Friday, January 10th at 3pm and runs through 5pm on Sunday.
The International Motorcycle Show in Washington D.C. has everything that motorcycle enthusiasts would want to see in one place from the latest in motorcycle technology to getting a chance to win new motorcycles. Celebrities and favorite riders will be making appearances throughout the show. See the show schedule for specific meet and greet information. The J & P Cycles Ultimate Builder Competition will be going on throughout the show. This is a custom motorcycle builder competition featuring customized bikes, great designs, specialized engineering and paint jobs. The Progressive Garage offers a variety of special attractions including motorcycle slot car racing track, live tank painting demonstrations, custom bikes and a chance to talk one-on-one with Progressive Motorcycle Insurance Agents. The Progressive Stage will feature local School of Rock participants as entertainment for the show. There is also a vintage motorcycle display area for those who enjoy seeing classic motorcycles.
The Washington D. C. Motorcycle Show offers two dozen free seminars during the show with celebrity riders and riding tips for all different riding styles and motorcycles. Stop by the Motorcycle Super Store Marketplace to see the latest in parts and accessories for the new motorcycle that you just picked out from the local motorcycle dealers that are represented at the show. Also, don’t forget to sign up for the Suzuki Sweepstakes and the Triumph Adventure Bike Giveaway.
Once you have purchased your new motorcycle, you will need a place to store it until the weather is warmer. ezStorage has 5’x 10’ storage units that are the perfect size for storing your motorcycles for the off-season.