Custom Bike Pinup Calendar News November - December 2007
Calendar sponsor Mikuni Brings Back "Explicit Performance Advisory"
Ad Campaign with New FastDates.com Calendar Kitten Carrie Ann Stroup
Nov. 1st - Mikuni American is the manufacturer of the industry's leading high-performance carburetors for American V-Twin engines, the HSR 42/45/48. Mikuni is also a long time sponsor of the Iron & Lace Custom Motorcycle PinUp Calendar and the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show produced by Jim Gianatsis of Gianatsis Design, the advertising agency for Mikuni 's Aftermarket Carburetor Division. Working with Mikuni Vice President Lee Chapin, Jim has brought back the sexy Mikuni HSR "Explicit Performance Advisory" ad campaign which ran in 2004. It featured Iron & Lace calendar model Andra Cobb sitting behind a Mikuni HSR carb equipped V-Twin engine.
Mikuni is bringing back for its 2008 ad campaign a new "Explicit Performance Advisory" ad photographed by Jim Gianatsis features beautiful FastDates.com Iron & Lace Calendar Kitten Carrie Stroup. Carrie is shown posing with her hands holding a polished Mikuni HSR carburetor and a wrench and screwdriver. The picture is titled "V-Twins Have Fantasies too" suggesting bikers dream about beautiful girls like Carrie, while their bikes dream about the bolt-on performance. Mikuni HSR Carburetors bolt up with simple hand tools to deliver up to a 25% improvement in power and throttle response.
Mikuni plans to have this "HSR Fantasies" ad campaign available as a poster to hand out at major bike events including Cincinnati V-Twin Dealer Show, Daytona, Laughlin, the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show and Sturgis. For additional information on Mikuni Performance Carburetors contact your local dealer or go to www.Mikuni.com
New LA Calendar Motorcycle Show T-Shirt
Now available on-line is our newest Los Angles Calendar Motorcycle Show T-Shirt featuring Calendar Kitten Tamara Witmer with Roland Sands' Kenny Roberts KR 990cc 5-cylinder MotoGP powered Retro Board track Racer next to the historic Queen Mary ocean liner. Tamara was featured with this bike in our 2007 Bike Show ad campaign and in both the new 2008 Fast Dates race bike and Iron & Lace custom bike calendars.
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Roland Sands Builds the KR Tracker Calendar Show Bike
New Blood DVD
New Blood DVD features Roland Sands building and riding the extraordinary Roland Sands Design / Kenny Roberts KR 990cc 5-cylinder MotoGP powered Retro Board Track Racer, the bike featured in the 2008 Fast Dates race bike and Iron & Lace custom bike calendars with beautiful Tamara Witmer in one of our best calendar shots ever (see below), and the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show advertsing campaigns and T-Shirt (above0.
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Roland Sands vs. Jesse Rooke
FastDates.com Calendar Bike Build Off
See the world's two hottest custom sportbikes featured in both the
2008 Fast Dates and Iron & Lace Calendars being built in the shop, and then raced against each other at Willow Springs Raceway by our favorite FastDates.com Calendar bike builders Roland Sands and Jesse Rooke for Discovery Channel's Biker Build Off. Above, Calendar Kitten and Playboy Playmate Tamara Witmer sits on Roland Sands unique American V-twin powered sportbike built to Suzuki GSXR chassis dimensions with full race Ohlins suspension. Below, Resse Rooke's KTM 950cc V-Twin gets the retro Board tracker chassis and was way cool enough to win the cover of the 2008 Iron & lace Calendar.
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Tamara Witmer is featured on the cover and inside the 2008 Iron & Lace calendar with Jesse Rooke's extraordinary KTM V-Twin power retro boad track racer.
LA Calendar Bike Show Hostess and Playboy Playmate Tamara Witmer featured
Introducing the New 2008 Iron & Lace Calendar!
World Premier July 1st 2007 - The new 2008 Iron & Lace Custom Bike and Centerfold Model Calendar sponsored by Mikuni Carburetors and Performance Machine features the world's top custom bikes together with sexy centerfold models. Photographed by Jim Gianatsis, Iron & Lace offers a month by month look at the top winning bikes from the 2006 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show including Best of Show winner "Art Attack" from Russ Hess of Cowboy Customs in Texas, and Pro Builder Class winner Mark Daley of Thunderstruck Customs in Medford, Oregon.
Also featured are Biker Build Off TV show challengers Roland Sands' "No Regrets" American V-twin powered sportbike, together with his contender, 3-time LA Calendar Motorcycle Show winner Jesse Rooke's KTM V-twin retro board track racer. Plus there's Sand's incredible Kenny Roberts commissioned KR 990cc 5-cylinder 230hp MotoGP engined retro board tracker, along with other incredible bikes from top name builders Russell Mitchell, Shinya Kimoura, Joe Takai, Yasuyoshi Chikawaza and Randy Hocker.
This year's Iron & Lace models are even more beautiful than the bikes with Playboy Playmates Tamara Witmer and Athena Lundburg, Miss Hooters National Swimsuit Pageant finalist Cora Skinner, Russian hottie Masha Lund and Big Daddy's TV show star Natalie Green. ORDER HERE
2007 Performance Machine Best of Show winner was Greg Westbury from Westbury Hardcore, picks up his $4,000 Cash and some $3,000 more in awards from the FastDates.com Calendar Kittens (left to right) including KLSX talk show host and Penthouse Pet Sam Phillips, supermodel Tiffany Toth and Miss Texas Rockin' Robin Cunningham.
Machine presents the 16th Annual
2007 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show Weekend
and 2-Day Calendar Girl Music Festival
The Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA July 14-15th, 2007 - The 16th Annual 2007 edition Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show Weekend sponsored by Performance Machine continued to entertain and excite streetbike enthusiasts and the general pubic again this year, as the premier streetbike motorcycle show in America. Produced by Gianatsis Design in partnership with the Queen Mary at the beautiful Queen Mary Event Park alongside the beautiful Pacific Ocean in Long Beach, CA.
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Tiffany stops by to say hello to former 2004 LA Calendar Best of Show winner Shinya Kimura and his wife, who now have a new shop in Los Angeles under the name ChabottEngineering.com.
Tiffany Shoots with Shinya Kimura, Joe Takai for the 2009 Fast Dates and Iron & Lace Calendars and 2008 LA Calednar Bike Show marketing campaign
November 1st 2007 - FastDates.com Calendar Kitten and upcoming 2008 LA Calendar Bike Show hostess Tiffany Toth, along with producer and photographer Jim Gianatsis had a chance to reunite this fall with two of our top Calendar Builders at the 2007 Bike Show and featured in the 2008 FastDates.com Calendars, to shoot again for the next 2009 Calendars which premier at the july 12-13th 20008 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show Weekend.
Jim and Tiffany first got together in the studio with Shinya Kimura and his wife Ayumi to shoot the Excelsior replica Board Track racer shown above, as well as another old bike, a 1947 harley Panhead modified like a racer, too. If you remember, Shinya won Best of Show at the 2004 LA Calendar Motorcycel Show Weekend. For more on Shinya go to ChabottEngineering.com
Then on November 5th, 2007, Jim and Tiffany met with Joe Takai from Mercury Custom to shoot one of his latest custom builds parked alongside the Queen mary in Long Beach, to use in the Iron & Lace calednar and for the 2008 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show marketing campaign. Look for that photo here on our Bike Show pages after January 1st. MercuryCustom.com
The 2008 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show will take place at the Queen Mary in Long Beach on the weekend of July of July 12-13th 2008. Spectators and Exhibitors can find out more about The LA Calendar Motorcycle Show, the Bike Contest and all the available weekend activities online at HERE.
2007 Calendar Show Coverage Page 1 • Page 2 (Hi-Resolution Media Photos) • Page 3
Click to check out Iron & Lace Calendar Kitten and Cover model Robin Cunningham's website and order her new 2008 Calendar!
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