By on May 10, 2021

 

1Moto Show

’60 H-D Bobber 113 CI, rigid frame, 4-speed, suicide shift. Harvey Mushman, owner/builder.

The 1Moto Show, the annual showcase for custom motorcycles held in Portland, Oregon, took place April 30-May 2. Is the 1Moto Show the best bike show in the country?

1Moto Show

’16 H-D ‘Forty Eight’ by Veselka Works

Held in the Zidell Yards barge building, the facility launched its last ship in 2017.

1Moto Show

’65 Honda CB450 by Guerrero.

The vast expanse inside and out was great for bike displays, vendors, and food trucks.

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’08 Ducati 1098S by Jake Lindeke

Social distancing was not a problem, along with staggered admission.

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Firestone Walker Brewing Compay’s 805 brand Yamahauler Dodge van and Yamaha bikes.

Most importantly, the 1Moto Show retained the funky vibe that has made it a perennial favorite.

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Over the years, the 1Moto Show has drawn attendees and exhibitors from across the country, and around the world.

1Moto Show

Harley-Davidson long bike by Jeff McL.

With hundreds of bikes on display, our aim was to give you an overview.

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’65 Triumph Tiger Cub by Red Clouds Collective

A number of  sponsors also had bikes on display, such as Red Clouds Collective, and Icon Motorsports.

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’08 Ducati 848 Turbo by Dylan. The teal frame was a nice touch.

Due to the pandemic, Canadians cannot cross the border into the US. As a result, they were missing at the One Show. Visitors from other countries couldn’t come either, so the event lacked some of its international flavor.

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2019 Ducati Panigale V4S NH69 by Portland’s MotoCorsa.

We’ve debated alternate forms of transportation, presenting many of them. In other countries, motorcycles and scooters are the preferred mode of transportation.

 

1949 Harley-Davidson Panhead in blue, by POD.

Most Americans haven’t considered motorcycles among available alternatives.

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Zero Motorcycles are all electric.

We could lower our dependence on fossil fuels if motorcycles were considered as a viable alternative. There are plenty of electric bikes now, with more on the way.

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Western Power Sports’ display

Indian Motorcycles, Zooz Bikes, Modern Artifacts, Western Power Sports, Icon Motorsports, Red Bull, and Poler Stuff all had displays at the 1Moto Show.

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Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorney’s Justine.

SW-Motech and Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys were also among those displaying.

[Images: © 2021, J. Sakurai]

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