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Motor Bike Expo 2012 - the Motorcycles Fair in Verona

Updated on February 9, 2013

Motor Bike Expo 2012 - Photo Lens

MOTOR BIKE EXPO VERONA is one of the biggest Italian Fairs dedicated to the special motorcycles, custom and accessories. It was held from 20th to 22th January 2012 in Verona.

Once in a while, I visit some of the motor bike expos or events. This expo was a treat for the beginning of 2012 and I enjoyed it very much. Especially the special edition Triumphs.

Couple Of Facts About Verona Expo

In 2011 the event hosted more than 741 brands from all over the world, on an exhibition area of beyond 73.000 square meters. I don't have info about precise number of brands who participated this year, but I'm sure it was more or less the same.

This year's main guest star was bike builder Jesse James of West Coast Choppers. This wasn't his first appearance on Verona Motor Bike Expo.

Photos and Bikes

All photos are taken by my Nikon D5000 and please don't use them without asking for approval. I am not a professional photographer so don't be too harsh on the quality. It is really tricky to take good photos with so many different types of lights and from different directions. Not to mention that every bike was polished so there is a LOT of reflection.

Entering Verona

Powerful Ducati Diavel

It is always crowded on a Ducati stands. This Italian most popular motorcycle brand attracts lots of people, and not without reason. Ducati's highly prestigious position is the result of it's constant commitment, skills and professionalism.

"Passion for quality and the pursuit of excellence are the factors which distinguish Ducati from the others" is how they describe their products.

Vintage Helmets

A motorcycle helmet is the most important piece of a safety equipment. It is also the most prominent element to express your personal style and with these handmade vintage looking helmets, that will be an easy task.

In front of Rock&Road Kustom Club

Devils Sculls on a Caddy

Amazing paint job on this Cadillac, made me stop and take a bunch of photos. I only put one 'cause of the space. This is definitely a car you wanna own or at least drive it thru rush hour once :D.

Modern design on such classic line car fit very well.It is almost scary, something from a Stephen King books :)

The BIGGEST bike on a fair

I was looking around searching for some giant biker who owns this bike, but it was a 5x10m model of the motorcycle used as a very well stare magnet for a visitors of the fair.

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Sbarbari Klan and their custom Caddilac

Harley Sportster ready to go

Customs on FIRE!

WW2 Afrika korps BMW

The BMW R-75 motorcycle with side car was used by the German military (Wehrmacht) in WW II in both the Eastern Front and the North African Campaign. Aside from this bike, there were other military vehicles, such as jeeps and antiaircraft vehicle.

Baby blue Corvette

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Kawasaki Green Gang

Best looking Augusta in Verona

MV Agusta is a motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1945 near Milan in Cascina Costa, Italy. They make really great bikes and they have a very interesting history!

Survivor of Dakar Rally

Speed is all you need!

Grand Prix Customizing

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Purple Scrambler Triumph

Perfect for all Hendrix and road lovers! Triumph

Steve McQueen Triumph

The Bonneville T100 Steve McQueen Edition will be sold worldwide, but only 1100 of the special Triumphs will be produced.

Handmade leather everywhere

Custom top quality leather saddlebags

Mighty Chopper

Harley-Davidson by Vallese Garage

Victory Cruiser

Old School Yamaha

Koi Fish Bike Tattoo

Ducati 999

Troy Bayliss Ducati 999
Troy Bayliss Ducati 999

Troy Bayliss is is a retired Australian motorcycle racer and this is his Ducati. With this great bike he won Superbike World Championship.

SWM Motorcycle

SWM Motorcycles
SWM Motorcycles

Ducati Diavel Carbon

Ducati Diavel Carbon
Ducati Diavel Carbon

Diavel Carbon a magical meeting point of style and performance.

Empty Flames on a Caddy

Verona Caddy
Verona Caddy

The Bonneville T100 Steve McQueen Edition Triumph No3

Steve McQueen Edition Triumph
Steve McQueen Edition Triumph

Jesse James West Coast Choppers

As I mentioned at the beginning of the lens Jesse James was on Verona Expo. This is just a short clip showing his customizing skills in his shop.

Please comment and let me know what you think about my trip to Verona and a review of a Moto Expo 2012

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      coolmon2009 lm 5 years ago

      I never been to a motorcycle show, but i enjoyed reading your lens.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The bike said to be a BMW R75 is nothing of the kind. It is a Russian (Ukrainian) KMZ (Dnepr) K750 built in Kiev in the mid-sixties. First give-away is the cylindrerheads, which clearly are sidevalve, or flathead in the US.

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      titoyulianto 5 years ago

      nice lens and report, bob...i like an electric motorcycle.. i find another complete article about electric scooter with fuel injection by Yamaha in here Motor Matic Injeksi Irit harga murah

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      Bill 5 years ago from Gold Coast, Australia

      Wow, you have some amazing photos there of some great bikes....and cars too! I went to the Gold Coast motorcycle expo in Australia this year and saw Troy Bayliss there in person. He lives here in my city now and is a regular cyclist (no motors) past my house and up through the hills.

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      pinoyrecipe 5 years ago

      wow!!! i really like those motorcycle photos. i hope that i can own one from the motorcycles above.

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      piarejuden 5 years ago

      Saw this lens with my husband coz he's into bikes more... He loved it.. going through it again for the awesome pics... keep up the great work!

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      Awesome photos!

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      pilhost 5 years ago

      Very uniquely motor design. Great Job dude

      Motor matic injeksi irit harga murah

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      MelonyVaughan 5 years ago

      Great lens with beautiful photos.

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      SquidooRocks55 5 years ago

      Your lens gave me some great ideas. Thanks.

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      Thrinsdream 5 years ago

      Don't stress I can assure you these photo's are beautiful. Love bikes and thought the cars were pretty ace too! I was going to "pin" it but am unsure if you would mind or not due to the clause you requested. Let me know as this would go nicely on my bikes board!! With thanks and appreciation. Cathi x

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      getmoreinfo 5 years ago

      I have been to some car shows but never a custom motorcycle expo, these are some amazing designs and restoration.

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      PBJasen 5 years ago

      @WerewolfCustoms1: You will not regret it ;)

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      WerewolfCustoms1 5 years ago

      Great lens! I just might visit it next year! Cheers!

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      PBJasen 5 years ago

      @Edwardjames81: Thanks for visiting and nice comments on my photos. I have it more, maybe I'll put some soon. Show was very good indeed.

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      Edwardjames81 5 years ago

      I go to the bike show at the Birmingham NEC in the UK each and every year but the Verona show looks so much better - I am very jealous. Some great images there and it's good you have a cross section of al the vehicles (including the cars) and not just focused on one particular type.

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      PBJasen 5 years ago

      @CodyMD: You win your bet :)

      hanks for stopping by

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      CodyMD 5 years ago

      i bet thats a fun show to go to