Chicago, IL

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When you get to the International Motorcycle Show, keep an eye out for your favorite riders and celebrities. Each city will have different athletes and celebrities coming in for autograph sessions. You'll have the chance to meet face to face and get your autographs and pictures for a limited time.

Featuring the world’s leading customized bikes and offering the largest prize purse of any builder competition on earth, the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Presented by J&P Cycles offers you direct access to the foremost custom competition on the planet. Check out jaw-dropping designs, unbelievably exact engineering and painstakingly precise paint-jobs in this premier head-to-head motorcycle matchup. You’ll even have the opportunity to meet the artists, get their autographs, take pictures, and then voice your opinion to help decide the winner!

All new for this year, the Progressive Motorcycle Garage has set up featuring a motorcycle slot car racing track, live tank painting demonstrations, t-shirt screen printing, awesome custom bikes, and Progressive Motorcycle Insurance agents on hand to answer questions for you.

Check out what's new for this year:

For over a decade, School of Rock has been teaching guitar, bass, drums, vocals, and keys through an innovative performance-based method. We're bringing these talented young artists to the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in all 12 cities to provide rockin' live entertainment on the large stage. 

The Rider Protection Project is back for the 2013-2014 tour in all cities. If you like free stuff and aren't already familiar with this scavenger hunt activity, here's the rundown: Scattered throughout the show will be rider displays with each missing a vital piece of gear. Find them all and pick up some free stuff at the Allstate booth. Time to show that you know what ATGATT means!

The Aftermarket - What's the best part about purchasing a new bike? Continuing the moto-shopping spree by buying all of the little extras you need to stay safe, customize and personalize your ride! In the Motorcycle Superstore Marketplace, you’ll find a collection of many of the top parts and accessories in the world from all your favorite aftermarket manufacturers. You'll test out products that fit every budget and lifestyle, guided by specialists who are there to help explain the ins-and-outs of how these additions to your riding arsenal will enhance your riding experience.

Raise your “MQ” (Motorcycling IQ) at the all-new Progressive Stage, where more than two dozen FREE seminars will be held throughout the weekend. We cover Q&A's with celebrity riders and riding tips for all sorts of riding styles.

The International Motorcycle Show has partnered up with local vintage clubs in your area to put on a beautiful display of classic motorcycles. In addition to having all the latest and greatest offerings from leading manufacturers, you'll also be able to check out some timeless classics from other eras.

Due to popular demand, we will be putting on stunt shows at select locations at the International Motorcycle Show. Experience adrenaline pumping stunts performed by some of the best stunt riders out there.