Curtiss Classic Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet – August 4, 2018

May 24, 2018 View Comments by

The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, a top family travel destination, will host a display of classic motorcycles from 1904 through the 1970s. In addition to the regular motorcycle show, this year’s special theme is “Hodaka Therapy,” focusing on the classic Japanese import from the 1960s and 1970s.

The free Curtiss Classic Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet 2018 will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will see an array of vintage motorcycles and motorcycle parts from around the world. The display will include the 1907 motorcycle designed and built by Glenn Curtiss, which set a world-speed record traveling 136.4 miles per hour.

Other event festivities include swap-meet vendors, food, raffles and music. The Glenn Curtiss Museum is located at 8419 State Route 54 in Hammondsport, N.Y.

The event is presented by Odd Ball Old Dog Cycles and the Curtiss Museum. People interested in showing a bike or vending at the event can call Bob Harris at 585.610.8721.

 

About the Museum

Open year-round, the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum is in the town of Hammondsport, N.Y., in the heart of New York state’s Finger Lakes region. The museum is home to a priceless collection of items related to early aviation, motorcycles and local history. It also celebrates the life and accomplishments of Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation and a pioneer in motorcycle manufacturing. For more information, visit the museum’s website at curtissmuseum.org or call 607.569.2160.

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