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Cycle World International Motorcycle Show to Feature U.S. Debuts From BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Vectrix, Yamaha

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LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 2, 2008 -- BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Kawasaki, KYMCO, Star, Suzuki, Vectrix, Yamaha and more are set to unveil new bikes at the upcoming Cycle World International Motorcycle Show(R) presented by Toyota. All media is invited to attend this special day to get an up-close look at several bikes making North American and world debuts. From Seattle to New York, this nationwide tour provides attendees across the country with a look at hundreds of the latest model street bikes, dirt bikes, sportbikes, cruisers, scooters and ATVs; accessories; new rider seminars; stunt shows; and more.

  Media Registration begins in Long Beach Convention Center Lobby --
  10:30 a.m.

  Motorcycle Industry Council to preview its 2008 Owner Survey, the "census
  of motorcycling."

  Ducati -- U.S. debut of the revolutionary Streetfighter; along with the
  new Ducati 1198 S Superbike (with traction control)

  Kawasaki -- To unveil a Kawasaki Ninja(R) ZX(TM)-14 customized by Custom
  Sportbike Concepts (CSC) for Jason Britton -- Kawasaki sponsored stunt
  rider and host of Speed TV's Superbikes show

  BMW -- North American debuts of the new K 1300 S and K 1300 GT; the new
  S 1000 RR motorsports bike which will compete in next year's World
  Superbike Championship; and a first-ever BMW Concept Bike

  Lunch Break hosted by Advanstar Communications -- Meet the Architects of
  Inspiration artists a partnership with Upper Playground/RSD/Toyota

  Harley-Davidson -- U.S. debut of the XR1200 and a review of the VRSC
  Muscle, new Touring chassis, Tri Glide Ultra Classic and a Tri Glide
  specially customized by the Willie G. Davidson Design Studio

  Vectrix -- World debut of the 2009 Vx-1 -- a 2009 Personal Electric

  Unveiling of Zero Gravity custom bike featuring latest technology from
  Ohlins and Dunlop

  Star/Yamaha -- Public debut of custom Vmax, custom V Star 950 and Bostrom
  Brothers custom Yamaha R6 designed by Nick Anglada and built by CSC

  Cycle World Magazine/Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation to showcase the 2008
  Ride for Kids Project Bike "The Mission"

  KYMCO -- U.S. debut of the YAGER 200i - 200cc, water cooled, EFI CVT
  automatic scooter; QUANNON 150 - 150cc, 4-Valve Twin, 5-Speed, half-faired
  sport bike; and the MXU 500 IRS - 500cc, 4x4 Utility ATV

  Suzuki -- Public debut of two new customized Burgman Scooters

  Cycle World Publisher Larry Little to discuss state of industry and host

  WHEN:    Friday, December 5, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  WHERE:   Cycle World International Motorcycle Show(R) presented by Toyota
           Long Beach Convention Center
           300 East Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802