Results tagged with 'motorcycles'
Published Feb. 19, 2015
The winter months are when most motorcycle riders protect their precious bikes in garages under cover, waiting for the snow, ice and salt to disappear by April - if they're lucky. However, for some riders, Wisconsin winters are a good time to catch up on motorcycle culture, enjoy events at their local dealerships or even ride outside on ice covered waterways. So, let's check in on how Milwaukee motorcyclists handle their winter withdrawals.
Published Feb. 5, 2015
For someone not fitting the typical Harley guy stereotype, Milwaukee's Jim Fricke is one of the Motor Company's most authentic and inspirational brand representatives. OnMilwaukee.com recently took a ride with Fricke as he discussed the Harley-Davidson Museum's mission, local arts and culture, and his musical influences and preferences.
Published Jan. 21, 2015
Pride has always been a residual effect of riding, building or promoting Harley-Davidson motorcycles, and once again, the H-D pride is reinforced through the Harley-Davidson Museum's latest exhibit called "(P)ART: Photographs Revealing the Art of Mechanical Form." This new exhibit opened last week and runs through Sunday, May 17.
Published Dec. 9, 2014
In the age of so-called "reality" television, there is a local antique Harley-Davidson motorcycle that actually has a real story to tell.
Published Nov. 13, 2014
As a lifelong local baseball fan, some of my favorite pictures are of Milwaukee Braves' players riding in motorcycle sidecars at County Stadium in the 1960s. Of course, there's another classic motorcycle image from County Stadium in 1982 featuring Robin Yount, except he was on a Honda dirt bike instead of a Harley. These really cool vintage pictures show the long-time connection between motorcycles and sports in Wisconsin.
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I've been fortunate enough to visit many motorcycle rallies but my favorite happens to be right in my hometown of Milwaukee. Rockerbox was created by two local business owners (Fuel Cafe & The Shop) in the Riverwest neighborhood. It's fun to see every year it get bigger and better...
I love estate sales. They're full of wonder, a distilled museum of one person or family. When I heard Buell Motorcycles would be having a factory sell-off it seemed like the estate sale of my motorcycle nerd dreams. The third party brokerage firm advertised tools, machining equipment, vehicle...
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