7 new bikes to see at the 2017 Vancouver Motorcycle Show

The best in bikes will be found at the Vancouver Motorcycle Show, which takes place January 20 to 22, 2017 at Tradex.

Blue and black new 2018 GSX S750.

The All New GSX-S750 from Suzuki will be on display at the Vancouver Motorcycle Show. — Suzuki photo

Among all of the exciting and interactive events occurring at this year's Vancouver Motorcycle Show, the heart and soul of the show are the brand new motorcycle features. Guest will not be disappointed with the amazing selection of both 2017 models from beloved brands, such as Yamaha, BMW and Suzuki. 

The Tradex in Abbotsford will house all of these beautiful bikes from January 20th to the 22nd and show manager Laurie Paetz is thrilled to unveil the new motorcycles to guests.

“The 2017 models are proving to be some of the most innovative and exciting ones we have had at our show to date—you won’t want to miss this,” said Paetz.

The 2017 Vancouver Motorcycle Show will feature the latest gear, motorcycle giveaways, live demonstrations, exciting exhibitors and more; this is the perfect event for new motorcycle lovers and experienced connoisseurs alike.

2017 Vancouver Motorcycle Show bike highlights:

Street 750

Narrow and agile, with an aggressive Dark Custom™ attitude, the Harley-Davidson Street® 750 is premium and pure rebellion down to the last detail. It boasts the 750-cc Revolution X™ liquid-cooled powertrain and instant throttle response to master the urban jungle.

What's new for this model in 2017?

  • New deluxe paint colour options
  • New tank medallion (solid colours only)
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), optional
  • Smart Security System, optional

Roadster™

Shaped by nearly 60 years of heritage and stripped to the essential elements of a pure riding machine, in 2016 the Harley-Davidson Roadster joined the Dark Custom lineup with a minimalist design inspired by classic racing motorcycles and current trends in stripped-down, naked custom bikes.

What's new for this model in 2017?

  • Battery tender harness

Fat Bob®

There’s nothing shy about the Fat Bob® motorcycle. Truly fat from start to finish, the Dark Custom™ bike features a 130-mm-wide front tire with a gnarly, robust tread pattern. This oversized beast tears up the road with muscular hotrod styling, big power, and an aggressive riding position that commands respect.

What's new for this model in 2017?

  • Battery tender harness
  • Paint colour options including Custom colour

2018 GSX-S750 ABS

The All New GSX-S750 inherits its heart and soul from Suzuki’s MotoGP race experience and a 37-year heritage dating back to the launch of the original GSX model in 1980. The GSX-S750 is the only model in the class powered by a super sport power unit taken from the GSX-R750K5, and features aggressive styling and a look of quality worthy of the GSX-S family. It comes standard equipped with Suzuki’s 3-mode + Off Traction Control System, full LED Cluster, Suzuki’s Low RPM Assist, plus more. The GSX-S750—Born On The Racetrack, Raised On The Street.

2018 GSX250R

The new GSX250R is a fully faired street machine that brings the excitement and riding satisfaction of Suzuki’s sportbike heritage to a broader audience. It features sporty good looks, responsive yet easy-to-control performance with a broad power band, nimble handling, class leading fuel efficiency and a comfortable riding position; the GSX250R is equally at home on the daily commute as it is when touring for long distances. Each aspect related to performance is optimized to fully tap the bike’s potential and deliver pure delight, whether riding in town or heading out on a long touring run. The Urban Sportbike.

2017 YZF-R6

Keeping on the throttle, Yamaha releases the most anticipated model of 2017. Filled with R-DNA, the newly redesigned YZF-R6 shares performance and styling from the YZF-R1M and YZF-R1. Performance highlights for the new YZF-R6 include six-mode traction control system, YZF-R1-based KYB front suspension and front brakes, which includes ABS with larger 320-mm dual front discs, newly designed KYB piggyback rear shock, Yamaha’s D-Mode system, aluminum fuel tank, slimmer magnesium rear subframe, and optional Quick Shift System.

G310R

The G310R is the first product offering in the sub-500-cc category and lays the groundwork for a new model family by BMW Motorrad. The G310R is an ultra-modern, light and very economical 313cc single-cylinder Roadster with superb handling characteristics and ergonomics. Good looks, powerful drive and less than 160 kilograms fully fuelled, with the G310R you can simply enjoy the road. Maximum quality, excellent workmanship and true BMW technology—including standard ABS, three-year warranty and roadside assistance—ensures an intense riding pleasure.

To buy tickets today, visit the Vancouver Motorcycle Show website. For more information on Show hours, ticket prices, features, and a list of exhibitors please visit or become part of the Motorcycle Show – Vancouver’s online community by liking the show on Facebook or following on Twitter @thebikeshows.

EVENT: 2017 Motorcycle Show—Vancouver

DATES: January 20 to 22, 2017

LOCATION: Tradex—Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford

HOURS: New Friday opening hours Friday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m; Saturday 10 a.m. 8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

ADMISSION: Adults $15; Juniors (six-14) $12; Seniors (65+) $11; Children (five and under) FREE with adult purchase; Family Pass $40 (two adult & two junior passes); SHE Rides Night half-price ladies only after 5 p.m. on Friday night.

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