ANAMOSA, Iowa - If rows of stunning vintage bikes from around the world, gleaming in the sun, and piles of parts and fragments of motorcycle history in a swap meet bring a smile to your face, plan to attend the Vintage Rally June 3-5 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.
While the museum in its new location holds over 300 fabulous motorcycles, the new Vintage Rally weekend is when even more fine machines line up out front for review.
Judging will result in over 75 awards for owners of the best machines, including those best preserved for the "original unrestored" award. Enter your vintage bike, street, competition, custom, even mini, 1985 or earlier in the bike show. Bike show awards are sponsored by Motorcycle Classics magazine. Ace Café will sponsor a special award.
Visitors can walk the swap meet, listen to a panel discussion on smart approaches to collecting, or check out the Wall of Death Show. A new special exhibition, Motorcycles at Work, tells the stories of police, military, courier and other commercial and special purpose motorcycles.
Hall of Fame inductees will be on hand to sign autographs and tell their stories.
A Sunday morning ride and lunch will be held, hosted by Motorcycle Classics magazine. The 62nd Annual Motorcycle Hill Climb and Swap Meet by the Midwest Hillclimber's will be held near Wapsipinicon River.