Reviews and Notices of Upcoming Classic Motorcycle Shows and Events
The 7th Annual Vintage Rally happens June 10, 2017, at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa, home to an international collection of over 400 motorcycles, great memorabilia, motorcycle art and more. The once-a-year Vintage Rally showcases the museum’s collection, which offers up a couple of great new exhibits for 2017. Here’s a quick rundown of what you can experience at Vintage Rally 2017:
A judged Bike Show for 1988 and earlier motorcycles: There will be special classes for offroad competition bikes through 1988, plus choppers, bobbers and customs through 2017. Enter your motorcycles and you might take home an award.
The Saturday Bike Show judging will result in nearly 40 awards for owners of the best machines, including best original unrestored bikes for the Hagerty Motorcycle Insurance Preservation Award. Enter your vintage bike, street, competition, custom, even mini or bicycle, 1988 or earlier in the bike show. Bike show awards are sponsored by Motorcycle Classics magazine and Hagerty Motorcycle Insurance.
The new exhibit DIRT RIDING USA presented by J&P Cycles opens in late May, featuring motocross, trials, enduro and cross-country motorcycles from the golden era.
Also opening in late May is the BARN FIND permanent display area, featuring the rusty, crusty and dusty motorcycles and parts you might find if you got lucky in your explorations about anywhere in rural America.
There’s also a swap meet with parts, memorabilia & motorcycles; browse the swap meet or reserve your own swap meet space.
Also on tap is a panel discussion on motorcycle collecting, where collectors and experts in the vintage and antique motorcycle world share their ideas and experiences.
Vintage Rally Attendees: SAVE 10 percent at J&P Cycles!
Show your Vintage Rally wristband at checkout on June 10th at J&P Cycles and SAVE 10 percent on your entire in-store purchase. J&P Cycles is just a mile up the road from the museum and will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. the day of the Rally. This offer is only valid the day of Vintage Rally.
And NEW this year: The Magic of the WHEELIE WIZZARD Family Friendly Stunt Show
Tyler Shepard, aka Wheelie Wizard, will be here to perform his family friendly entertainment show. Tyler has been performing all over the country for over 17 years. This year he will be performing three shows at the 7th Annual Vintage Rally at the National Motorcycle Museum, June 10, 2017.
Come out and enjoy all of the vintage machines on display and take in the Wheelie Wizard Stunt Show. Food vendors will be on the grounds and there are several local restaurants close by. Race into History with The National Motorcycle Museum’s Vintage Rally!