Its website describes Motorcyclepedia as follows:

a motorcycle enthusiast’s paradise, where you’ll find:

* 85,000 square feet of museum space
* Over 450 Motorcycles
* Motorcycles from 1897-Present
* Military, Police and Harley Davidson galleries
* Rare vintage bikes such as a circa 1897 DeDion
* THREE Incredible Motordromes!
* Fun for the whole family!
* Much, much, more! Come and see for yourself!

A sign beside this sculpture reads:

The Ribbon From Her Hair

The ribbon tied to this motorcycle cap surely was given to him by the fair lady watching anxiously urging him to victory.

The Ribbon From Her Hair is a bronze sculpture by Jeffrey Huber. In this piece Glenn Curtiss, an internationally famous motorcyle racer and pilot in the early 1900s rides his Curtiss motorcycle at high speed on a wooden velodrome built for bicycles. Curtiss started riding in 1901. In 1903 her started the G.H. Curtiss manufacturing Company for which he rode with brilliant results.

Easy Rider?

The museum has a large collection of ‘Indian’ motorcycles. This, I imagine, is the ‘Indian’

Motorcycle innards

Emblem motorcycle from the Pope Manufacturing Company

1928 Bohmerland 600cc Touring Model with sidecar

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