The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, the country’s premier showcase of motorcycling heritage and history opened its newest exhibit MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles on June 28th. From music to movies to motor-sports, the Pickerington, Ohio Museum is packed with recognizable enthusiasts, their unique two-wheeled wonders, exclusive memorabilia and tales from celebrities’ favorite biking adventures.
A Buell motorcycle owned by Queensryche guitarist Mike Stone and Erik Buell-designed guitar will be featured alongside custom motorcycles built for Def Leppard drummer Ric Allen and Blink182 drummer Travis Barker. On a deeper note, Chad McQueen honors his legendary father, the late actor Steve McQueen with memorabilia, photos and McQueen’s competition motorcycle from the International Six Day Trials.
Custom motorcycle builders such as Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, Von Dutch, Cyril Huze and and Sara Liberte, now recognized as artists in their own right, are also highlighted during the six-month exhibit.
When the tour is over and you want more than memories, The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum will offer MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles, The Book, in conjunction with the exhibit. More details about the book, “MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles,” are available at www.motorcyclemuseum.org. Grab your helmet and get going!