The museum is exhibiting 40 motorcycles for the show called Full Throttle: Vintage Motorcycles, Custom Choppers and Racing Machines.
Associate Curator Kory Rogers tells the Burlington Free Press the idea for the exhibition came from members of the museum’s board of directors.
On Monday, the museum took delivery of seven motorcycles ranging from race-tested motocross bikes to a futuristic bike called ‘The Smackdown.’
Rogers says the motorcycles fit in well with the museum’s strong collection of early American transportation.
And, officials say, motorcycles are just as much American folk art as barn or cow paintings.
Information from: the Burlington Free Press,
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