The largest public motorcycle show in the country kicks off its nine-city tour at the Long Beach Convention Center on Dec. 4-6. The 33rd Cycle World International Motorcycle Show is expected to attract more than 38,000 two-wheel enthusiasts.
All the major manufacturers--BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha--plus numerous smaller outfits will be there to show off their latest models.
Also filling the hall will be helmet companies, clothing vendors, tire makers, luggage makers and a variety of accessory dealers.--DAVID COLKER
* Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. Dec. 4, 5-10 p.m.; Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adults, $8; children 6-11, $4. Parking is free for motorcycles. Information: (800) 331-5706; or on the World Wide Web, http://www.motorcycleshows.com.