Motorcycle Hall of Fame Announces 2008 Inductees

Reader Contribution by Richard Backus

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Announces 2008 Inductees

Six industry icons will join the ranks of American motorcycling legends

PICKERINGTON, OHIO – The Motorcycle Hall of Fame, home to the stories and legends of American motorcycling heritage, is pleased to announce the selection of six individuals for induction.  The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2008 includes Vaughn Beals, Rod Coates, Scot Harden, Larry “Supermouth” Huffman, Terry Poovey and Rolf Tibblin.  The annual induction ceremony will take place Saturday evening, October 11, 2008, at the Hilton Polaris in Columbus, Ohio.

Each year, the Motorcycle Hall of Fame ensures that the accomplishments of motorcycling’s legends and leaders are permanently captured to inspire future generations of enthusiasts.  The 2008 inductees join a distinguished group of over 300 men and women who have played a vital role in shaping the vibrant nature of the sport and business of motorcycling, thanks to their competitive spirit, passion, vision and entrepreneurship.

Held during Hall of Fame Weekend, the formal induction ceremony brings together hundreds of industry leaders, friends and family to celebrate the honorees’ lives.  In addition to receiving the distinguished gold Motorcycle Hall of Fame Medal signaling a lifetime of achievement, each inductee will be permanently featured in the Museum’s Hall of Fame gallery.

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