New Exhibits Feature Choppers, Bobbers and Motorcycle Art

By the time you read this newsletter, after being on display two full years, all that will be left of the Dirt Track Heroes exhibit will be the motorcycles; all the leathers, trophies, art, helmets and steel shoes will be taken off display, returned to lenders. By May 15, the bikes will be removed, making room for the Chopper Story exhibit, and 2 Read more

Celebrating Sturgis Founder, J.C. “Pappy” Hoel

This year the event we all just call "Sturgis" will celebrate its 75th anniversary. It's huge now, attracts hundreds of thousands of riders from all corners of the world. But it had humble beginnings in the back lot of the Sturgis, South Dakota Indian dealership owned by Pearl and Pappy Hoel. A good motorcycle dealer can benefit from befriending Read more

Women in the Wind Donates Founder’s Motorcycle to the Museum

Women in the Wind, the largest women’s motorcycle organization of its kind, visited the Museum on April 16 and delivered WITW founder, Becky Brown's personal 2000 Harley-Davidson FLSTS, a Heritage Springer Soft Tail in purple.  Brown rode the bike for 14 years of her almost 39 year riding history, including during the years of her Read more

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