6/8/09

Vintage motorcycles roll into the Gilmore Car Museum

With summer upon us, it's time to get out the motorcycle. That's exactly what will take place on Sunday, June 14th as hundreds of motorcycles, from the rare rides of the last century to the newest models driven by spectators, will rumble into the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, MI. The west-Michigan museum, nestled on 90 landscaped acres near Kalamazoo, MI, is well-known for its world-class collection of over 200 extraordinary vehicles spanning more than 100 years of automotive heritage. Yet, on this particular Sunday, the Gilmore Car Museum will become a field of motorcycles as the 14th annual Vintage Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet takes place.

E.J. Potter, the "Michigan Madman" Chevy-powered motorcycle.
courtesy of : http://www.corvettesconquercancer.com/

Considered the fastest growing event of its kind in the Midwest, this show features vintage motorcycles, scooters, and customs 20 years old and older, displayed on the show field under the flags of their countries of origin. The thousands of motorcycles driven by spectators of the event, including new, old, and custom rides, receive the VIP treatment and take up a large portion of the Museum grounds in a “show field” of their own.
From the Battlecreek Enquirer