In Praise of British Experimentation

Jun 28, 2014 View Comments by

During a recent lecture, I discussed how in the early stages of our language there was an amazing amount of linguistic creativity. As an English teacher, I am intrigued by how those Medieval Brits were taking various language influences and melding them into something new and unique a millennium ago. This is true of the […]

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Victory Cross Country Give Away to Benefit National Motorcycle Museum

Nov 26, 2013 View Comments by

The National Motorcycle Museum was founded in 1989 and is located in Anamosa, IA. It houses a unique collection of rare and vintage motorcycles as well as photographs, apparel, advertisements, and other memorabilia from motorcycling’s past. The museum is a non-profit, and therefore is largely supported by donations from motorcycle enthusiasts. To encourage generous giving, […]

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National Corvette Museum Features Motorcycle Exhibit

Oct 16, 2013 View Comments by

Motorcyclists tend to be fairly committed gear heads who can appreciate a good work of mechanical art—whether it travels on two wheels or four. It seems the same is true for fans of America’s sports car, the Corvette. Until January 3, 2014 the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY is hosting a motorcycle exhibit […]

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Milwaukee’s Finest: The Harley-Davidson Museum

Jun 28, 2013 View Comments by

By now you’ve probably heard about Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary celebrations. In the midst of all the build up to what’s sure to be one heck of a party, it’s easy to forget that you can get your fill of Harley-Davidson history year round at the HD Museum in Milwaukee. Recently, RoadRUNNER got to ask Brook […]

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Destinations: Motorcyclepedia Museum

Sep 07, 2012 View Comments by

This museum has one of the largest vintage and antique motorcycle collections on display in America: 89,000 sq. feet of museum space Over 450 motorcycles Rare antique motorcycles such as a circa 1897 DeDion Bikes date from 1897 to present Military, police, and Harley-Davidson galleries One of the most extensive collections of Indian Motorcycles in […]

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Destinations: B&O Railroad Museum

Mar 01, 2012 View Comments by

B&O Railroad Museum is one of the largest collections of 19th-century locomotives in America, including some-250 pieces of rolling stock. The museum is housed in the old Mount Clare Station and adjacent roundhouse, which is part of the oldest railroad manufacturing complex in the U.S. You can also watch monthly episodes of B&O railroad history […]

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Destinations: Wheels Through Time Museum

Feb 22, 2012 View Comments by

Attraction: An assortment of more than 300 of America’s most rare and collectible motorcycles. Over 24 marques are on display, including Harley-Davidson, Indian, Excelsior, Crocker, Henderson and more. Motorcycle-related exhibits, ranging from board track racing to hill climbing, are also on display. Founded by Dale Walksler in 1993,WTT has become an integral piece in discovering, […]

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Vintage and Celebrity Motorcycles at the Reagan Library

Dec 20, 2011 View Comments by

Born To Be Wild A significant exhibit of motorcycles recently ended at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Dozens of bikes from 1899 to the present, including some rare models, were on display in the library’s Air Force One pavilion. Included were a 1903 Harley-Davidson replica; 1913 Californian; 1922 Ner-A-Car; 1948 Indian (Floyd Emde’s bike from […]

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