We welcome our newest International Correspondent Tommy Sperandeo from Italy. Here he brings us his first article about the Moto Days in Rome, Italy March 8-11, 2012. Learn more about Tommy on his FB page. [-ed]
Greater numbers for the 4th edition of the two-wheels expo in Rome, with the presence of Italian and international manufacturers such as Ducati, Moto Guzzi, Yamaha, focusing on their MY 2012 and on their “special projects”: various interpretations of the new Ducati Diavel, a 2012 Yamaha V-Max customized by Italian Abnormal Cycles and the new Moto Guzzi V7 Racer.
“Kustom Handmade” show for artists of motorcycles world: Italian top engraving, pinstriping, airbrushing names with live performances of their works. The Motodays 2012 also presents the 6°Custom Painting Show with top airbrush artists in a challenge with the Marvel heroes as subject!
Larger area for the Custom Cycles, with a sensational Bike Show managed by the Italian kustom cycles magazine Lowride. Italian Custom Shops showing their works, and a Top 10 to be filled with “their best”!
Very interesting the exhibition of the Italian law enforcement historic motorcycles, always supplied by Moto Guzzi throughout the years, since the 1920s!
Cool exhibitions of Italian oldtimers Moto Morini of the 60s-70s and a reserved area for the English legends of the 60s: Norton, BSA, Triumph, Matchless.
Great success for the all-new “American Village” area dedicated to American lifestyle, with US cars expo, and some “replicas” too of popular cars from TV Shows such as Supercar, Starsky & Hutch, The Dukes Of Hazzard. Very good entertainment with live music, dj session, Brasil show, bike wash and Cow Girls!
Some “pearls” of the Expo: a “work in progress” VW Beetle cut-off and converted in pick-up (!) by Erremoto, 60s-style choppers totally covered in metalflake with psychedelic paint jobs by Lo Scorpione Kustom, the “sculptures on 2 wheels” by Marco Cinquini and Garage 65: the “Stargate” and the European Championship winner “KosmoDrive”.