and Concours d'Elegance by Meguairs Bike & Car Care Products - Contest Entry
Join us on the grass for the World's premier Motorcycle Show and Concours de' Elegance at the
Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show featuring the finest Professional
Pro Builder / Street Customs, Bar Hopper / Cafe Racers, Classic Restored Bikes and Modern Sport / Racebikes
2014 and 2013 LA Calendar Motorcycle Classic American Class winner with two all-new bike buildsfor the Show,
Ron Baldonado with FastDates.com Calendar Kittens Petra, Jitka and singer kati Cole
The PREMIER CUSTOM & SPORT BIKE CONTEST on the WEST COAST!
The 2017 Los
Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show
& Calendar Bike Building Championship - 2 Events This Year!
• Saturday July 15th - Calendar Bike Builders Party at the Calendar Photo Studio
• Sunday October 15th - Bikers RoundUp at Paramount Ranch
The 2017 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show continues its now 27-year tradition as the premier outdoor streetbike event in America at two exciting dates and venues this year. Events will feature top Celebrity Custom Bikes & Builders, selected Vendors and Exhibitors, Live Music performances. And the world premier of next year's new 2018 FastDates.com Motorcycle PinUp Calendars featuring the world's top Sport and Custom Motorcycles with the beautiful Calendar Kittens in attendance at the Show. Select Builders and their Bikes will be invited to be photographed by producer Jim Gianatsis for the next
• Saturday July 15th 2017 Calendar Bike Builder's Party features an optional morning ride to the legenday Rock Store on Mulholland Highway with legendary photographer Jim Gianatsis, then join us at Jim's home / studio for a private Calendar Bike Shoot with Invited Calendar Bike Builders and Calendar Kittens, followed by a Dinner Party with Live Music. It at the at the FastDates.com Calendar Photo Studio in Woodland Hills, CA.
Got an exciting Calendar Worthy Custom Bike?
Email Us a picture with details and you could earn a complimentary invitation to the Calendar Party.
• Sunday October 15th 2017 Rider Roundup atThe Ranch in Agoura, CA. Our Calendar Bike Building Championship joins Russell Mitchell / Exile Cycles at the Paramount Western Movie ranch in Agoura, CA,
down the road from the Rock Store, for an exciting day of Custom Motorcyles Activities, Venders,
Manufacturers and Live Music. It's a benefit to fight Leukemia.
Spectator viewing 12am - 5pm. Trophy
Presentation and Media Photography 3-4:00pm.
All Contest Bikes must remain in place until
the Close of the Show at 5 pm.
Many of the contest Show bikes are chosen to be photographed by Calendar Show producer Jim Gianatsis for the
& Lace and Fast Dates Calendars, and are submitted and featured in the world's leading motorcycle magazines including Bike Craft, Hot Bike Hot Bike Baggers, Street Choppers, Easyriders, Cycle World, Motorcyclist, Cafe Racer, Streetfighters.
Above, Thad Wolf's 2015 Calendar Show winner is featured on the cover and inside the current
2017 Iron & Lace Calendar. Show producer Jim Gianatsis will be photographing the winning bikesthe next day on
Sunday July 26th after the Show to appear in Motorcycle Magazine features, and the FastDates.com Calendars and Website..
Calendar Bike Building Championship
& Concours Classes
Awards in 6 Classes, plus Best of Show & AFT Visionary Award
Trophies for 1st, 2nd in each Class
Meguiar's Bike & Car Care Gift Packs for All Entrants
• LA Calendar Best of Show Trophy
• AFT Customs Visionary Award Trophy
For the Most Innovative and Exciting Bike at the Event
• Bar Hopper / Cafe Racer
• Classic European & Japanese pre 1980
Classic American pre 1980
Performance Sportbike / Race Bike
Builders / Owners are free to enter any motorcycle in any class as often the lines are blured between Pro and Amateur custom and collector bike styles, designs and classes.
However, the Judges do reserve the right to move a bike to a differet class then selected by
the owner when there is a obvious descrepency in class and quality of build.
F astDates.com LA Calendar MotorcycleShow Trophies provided by MikuniPower.com
In our ongoing 24th year tradition of having the coolest, most functional motorcycle show trophies in the industry,
this year's LA Calendar Show features stand-up display plaque trophies with functional Mikuni VM38 Motorcycle Carburetors provided by our Iron & Lace Calendar sponsor Mikuni American with the carbs mounted on the bases for Best of Show and 1st Pla ce awards in all 6 classes. The 2nd and 3rd Place awards in all 6 classes are embossed leatherette cases on aluminum whisky flasks - perfect for trophy case display or carrying your favorite refreshment on your next ride!
Above: 2014 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show Special Mention winner: Samuel Kao / JSK Custom Design
Harley Sportster cafe racer. Same also awarded a Mikuni Carburetor Kit of his choice.
Calendar Show Winners Featured In Bike Craft Magazine!
Three of the top winning bikes at last year's LA Calendar Motorcycle Show are featured in the Spring 2013 edition of Barnett's Bike Craft magazine, one of the Calendar Shows new media partners together with Thunder Press, Hot Bike, Hot Bike Baggers and Street Choppers magazines.
Garnering the cover and inside features in Bike Craft are Best of Show winner Hideki Hoshikawa / Asterisk Custom Cycles' 'Avanzare' naked Sportster based Streetfighter, Jim Giuffra / AFT Custom's 'Halia" Honda Shadow 750 based Bobber, and a Chris Redpath / MotoGPwerks built Ducati Desmosedici RR ultimate naked Streetfighter. Look for Bike Craft on your favorite new stand and order it online BikeCraftMagazine.com
Can you guess what kind of bike AFT is building for this year's Calendar Show?
7-time Show winners Jim Giuffra and the spokesmodels at AFTcustoms.com are hard at work on their latest custom bike build Cimeron premiering at the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show in Malibu on Sunday July 20th. And don't forget their special AFT Visionary Trophy Award presented to the most innovative new custom at the Show.
More Past LA Calendar Bike Builder Championship Winners HERE
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& Performance Street Bike Show in America!
Some winning bikes will be featured in the next Iron & Lace Custom Bike and Fast Dates Racebike Motorcycle
Pinup Calendar premiering at the
LA Calendar Motorcycle Show.
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No phone calls, please.
No Cry Babies.
We treat this as a fun, low pressure
Come hang with us and enjoy the day. Some winners (and loosers) will be invited
to have their bikes photographed
for the next Iron & Lace and Fast Dates calendars.
Due to the current down in the economy and the loss of many Manufacturers, Sponsors and Venders at all bike events across America, including the Calendar Motorcycle Show, our cash awards have been eliminated since the 2010 Show. We will still have our great Trophies and Product Discount Award Certificates from our manufacturers in attendace at the show. Meanwhile, thank you for your continued support of the Calendar Show during the current difficult recession.
- Jim Gianatsis
Design will photograph selected top winning bikes photography for the Iron & Lace Calendar and Motorccyel Magazine Featurees in Cycle World, Easriders, and other Magazines. Normally
the Monday following the Sunday contest is set aside for photography
of the winning bike at the Gianatsis Design studio in Woodland
Bike Judging Criteria
Calendar Bike Building Championship
will be judged by Jim Gianatsis and other respected industry professionals and celebrity builders based on their personal tastes for design, execution and creativity. There will be no score cards or points awarded and all decisions are final.
of Show is approved by
Jim Gianatsis as the one bike most exemplifying the theme of
LA Calendar Motorcycle Show and the FastDates.com Calendars for high standards of originality
and creativity and function.
Contestants are responsible for choosing the correct class
for their bike, and No Contest Entry Fees will be refunded.
Paul Yaffe was one of the many celebrity Iron & Lace Calendar
builders who gave Show Seminars.
LA Calendar Motorcycle Show Event Coverage
• 2014 Calendar Show
• 2013 Calendar Show
• 2012 Calendar Show
• 2011 Calendar Show
• 2010 Calendar Show
• 2009 Calendar Show
• 2008 Calendar Show
• 2007 Calendar Show
• 2006 Calendar Show
• 2005 Calendar Show
• 2004 Calendar Show
2001 Calendar Show
2000 Calendar Show
2002 & 2003 Best of Show winner, 2004 Best Pro Builder - Jesse Rooke.