The Story of MOTORCYCLE LAND SPEED RECORD COMPETITION A Call for Motorcycles for this New Exhibition The great Vincent tuner Rollie Free taught us that in Land Speed Record runs, streamlining is of the utmost importance even if that means simply “tucking in” one’s head, torso, arms and legs. Land Speed Record competition is focused […]
The National Motorcycle Museum is looking for original or restored 1920s-1970s custom motorcycles and related memorabilia; do you know where machines built ‘in the day’ can be found?
The winter of 2010-11 was too much for any rider to deal with considering all that snow we had. This winter was quite the opposite in most parts of the US and Canada. If you have not yet done your first ride safety check, I hope you can soon. At the very least, check the […]
You are invited to the National Motorcycle Museum‘s first annual Vintage Rally, June 3-5, 2011. Bring your 1985 and earlier vintage bike for the Bike Show, walk the Swap Meet then listen to a Panel Discussion on collecting. Join in as we dedicate a new special exhibition, Motorcycles at Work telling the stories of police, […]
Cool, original Harley Knucklehead style with 21st century performance you might see in a Harley magazine. That sums up the 2011 National Motorcycle Museum Fundraiser Bike, and youcould win it! The price is through the roof on real antique Harley-Davidson Knuckleheads, one of HD’s most lasting all-American designs. So why not bring together a forged […]
Each year the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa designs and builds a vintage-look bike and invites enthusiasts to donate, buy a couple of tickets to win. Dec. 30 the winner of the 2010 Knucklehead Bobber was pulled from thousands of entries, and Matt Brizendine of Indianapolis, Indiana, is the lucky winner! The Museum called […]
Join the stars of the History Channel sensation “American Pickers,” Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, live at the National Motorcycle Museum, Anamosa, Iowa, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. The now famous team of “antique archeologists” will be on hand to tell stories about their search mission and exploits to locate any way they can! Specialists in […]
The National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa has moved into a new and much larger building. Museum special projects director, Mark Mederski, says they needed more space to show off all the exhibits. “We’re trying to put the machines and the objects in context if you will, give them a good setting so people understand how […]