Charlie’s Chopper, Featured Motorcycle

  When Charlie Gilmore set out to build a chopper, there wasn’t much competition for suitable donor parts, as nobody else in Georgia had built one. He moonlighted at a Harley-Davidson shop while still a prosecuting attorney in the Army, and found a ’68 FLH Shovelhead motor leaning against a wall in a corner of the shop. It bore Read more

Chief Blackhawk Antique Motorcycle Club 44th Annual Swap Meet, Thursday September 3 – Saturday September 5, Davenport, Iowa

Some just call it "Davenport," but almost everyone says it's one of the best places to go for antique and vintage bikes, parts and knowledge related to motorcycles from anywhere on the globe. Acres of swap meet spaces from some of the foremost collectors and vendors plus the new indoor exhibits for museum displays and those providing specialized Read more

East Central Iowa Sidecar Rally, September 12 & Anamosa Hillclimb September 13

Travel to Anamosa, Iowa, check out the National Motorcycle Museum, walk among sidecars on Saturday, attend the Anamosa Hillclimb on Sunday. The Sidecar Rally is Saturday September 12 from 10:00am to 4:00pm right on the lawn at the Museum, and typically includes about 30 to 40 rigs. It's a great place to learn about the sidecar's technology, Read more

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