MOON SPACE AGENCY Osanai’s USA Trip Report
MQQNEYES USA XMAS PARTY Show & Drag 2015
at Irwindale Speedway, Irwindale, CA
SATURDAY DECEMBER 12, 2015 (0430HRS)
In the early morning hours before the sun was even thinking about rising, a line of cars had already gathered outside of the complex. Each year for at least a decade now, it’s been a year-end tradition. The excitement of this event is like no other event in Southern California. Cars gather. People gather. This event has become a reunion and end-of-the-year get together with friends old and new, far and near. This is true Southern California. This is true car culture. It’s a roots event setup by non other than a little old company that loves good ol’ traditional ways. Irwindale Speedway has been the spot ever since this little get together grew too big for the parking lot at MOONEYES USA in Santa Fe Springs, CA. We only hope that Irwindale Speedway sticks around for another decade so that we can carry on this tradition each year. Thank you to everyone for being a part of our event. We truly appreciate your continued support over the years and look forward to many more.
We recently added MIM16 to our online store. MIM16 is Mooneyes Japan’s part magazine and part catalog. They release two issues each year; one being a full product catalog of Mooneyes offerings and the other, although also included a mini catalog, is focused on their Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show. The latest issue, MIM16, takes on a revised name of Mooneyes International Magazine as the magazine has gone through a publisher change as well an overall image and focus change.
To commemorate this change, this issue comes with a special 13-month calendar featuring vintage photographs taken by the Dean Moon. With the back cover of the calendar, there are actually 14 images. All black and white photos, this wall calendar will surely add to any garage or office. Open and hanging, it measures approximately 11 3/4″ wide and 14 1/2″ long (vertically). Enjoy a nostalgic photograph from Dean Moon with each calendar month. This calendar is not sold separately and is only available with this issue of MIM.
View and order online (here)
Complete event information and registration forms are now available.
The #11 show was a great success again ! Sunshine and lots of cars and bikes.
About 400 cars and 100 bikes.
For the second year we hosted the final in Miss Pinup Scandinavia, so we had a bunch of lovely ladies with us 🙂
We gave out hand painted Moon dics made put selected pinstripe artists as awards.
Niklas Wall got Most Bitchin Bike with his blown Thrimph
Janne Bodin got Hottest Hot Rod with his -32 pickup
Robert Pellbrink got Coolest Custom with his -50 Buick
We wanna thank everyone that came and had a great day with us and wish they all welcome back next year ! 🙂
Rain or shine
Where the CQQLEST people and CQQLEST cars gather!
Run what’cha Brung 1/8 mile drags
Hot Rods, Customs, Choppers and more
More details about vendor applications, drag race and car show registrations to be announced.
For all inquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call direct (562) 944-6311
We posted a gallery of motorcycles built by MOONEYES.
Check it out from the menu on the left or click here
I attended an event called Art and Wheels located in the town of Basel in Switzerland.
It was the first time this event was held.
The bikes on display were all invited by the event promoters and exhibited together with the art. The event had a very “at Home” feeling to it.
by Shige Suganuma
Mooneyes Open House at our show in Santa Fe Springs, CA from 9am-3pm (rain or shine). Live music with the Hot Rod Trio, DJ Dan Moses, the coolest cars and bikes rolling in all day, in-store special sale and Chico’s world famous hamburgers!
Address: 10820 S NORWALK BLVD in Santa Fe Springs, CA
Date/Time: Saturday July 11, 2015 from 9am-3pm
Rain or Shine
MOONEYES Sweden held their annual MOON Bike Show on March 7, 2015 in Avesta, Sweden.
Hank from MOONEYES Sweden sent photo highlights and said, “The quality of bikes was awesome and we are getting more and more premiere showings of new built bikes for the year.”
He added, “We also broke the record again on spectators, and we are noticing that people are coming from further and further away.”
2015 Event Schedule
Mooneyes is scheduled to be at the following events this year:
*dates and schedule may change without notice. Please confirm dates with the official event.
JAN 10 – THE RHYTHM COLLISION – Riverside, Ca
JAN 18 – POMONA SWAP MEET – Pomona, CA
JAN 23-25 – GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW – Pomona, CA
FEB 5-8 – NHRA WINTERNATIONALS – Pomona, CA
FEB 22 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA
MAR 1 – POMONA SWAP MEET – Pomona, CA
MAR 5-8 – MARCH MEET – Bakersfield, CA
MAR 29 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA
APR 3-5 – VIVA LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas, NV
APR 10-12 – GOODGUYS MEGUIAR’S 15th DEL MAR NATIONALS – Del Mar Fairground, CA
APR 11 – HIPPY KILLER HOEDOWN – Hemet, CA
APR 19 – POMONA SWAP MEET – Pomona, CA
APR 24-26 – NSRA Western Street Rod Nationals Plus – Bakersfield, CA
APR 26 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA
MAY 10 – LONG BEACH SWAP MEET – Long Beach, CA
MAY 22-24 – WEST COAST KUSTOMS 34TH ANNUAL CRUISIN’ NATIONALS – Santa Maria, CA
JUN 7 – POMONA SWAP MEET – Pomona, CA
JUN 20-21 – L.A. ROADSTER SHOW – Pomona, CA
JUN 27-28 – BORN-FREE 7 – Silverado, CA
JUN 28 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA
JUL 11 – MOONEYES OPEN HOUSE – Santa Fe Springs, CA
JUL 26 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA
AUG 2 – LONG BEACH SWAP MEET – Long Beach, CA
AUG 8-14 – BONNEVILLE SPEED WEEK – Wendover, UT
AUG 21-23 – GOODGUYS 29TH WEST COAST NATIONALS – Pleasanton, CA
SEP 5 – PRIMER NATIONALS – Ventura, CA
SEP 4-6 – GREAT LABOR DAY CRUISE – Costa Mesa, CA
SEP 26 – CRUISE FOR A CURE CAR SHOW – Costa Mesa, CA
SEP 27 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA
SEP 29-OCT 02 – BONNEVILLE WORLD FINAL – Wendover, UT
OCT 11 – LONG BEACH SWAP MEET – Long Beach, CA
OCT 16-18 – NHRA HOT ROD REUNION – Bakersfield, CA
OCT 25 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA
NOV 3-6 – SEMA SHOW – Las Vegas, NV
NOV 8 – LONG BEACH SWAP MEET – Long Beach, CA
NOV 12-15 – 51ST ANNUAL AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS – Pomona, CA
NOV 20-22 – GOODGUYS 18TH SOUTHWEST NATIONALS – Scottsdale, AZ
DEC 6 – 24TH ANNUAL YOKOHAMA HOT ROD CUSTOM SHOW – Yokohama, Japan
DEC 6 – POMONA SWAP MEET – Pomona, CA
DEC 12 – MOONEYES XMAS PARTY SHOW & DRAG – Irwindale, CA
DEC 27 – LONG BEACH CYCLE SWAP – Long Beach, CA