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Sep 7, 2001

AMA Museum To Induct 28 This Weekend

From an AMA press release:<BR><BR>MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT CLASS OF 2001 THIS WEEKEND<BR><BR>WHEN<BR>Reception: Friday, September 7, 2001, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.<BR>Induction ceremonies: Saturday, September 8, 2001 at 2:00 p.m.<BR><BR>WHERE<BR>The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, Pickerington, Ohio.<BR><BR>WHAT<BR>The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2001 includes 28 legendary figures in the history of American motorcycling -- racers, tuners, engineers, and media figures.<BR><BR>Among this year's inductees are Mike Baldwin, five-time AMA road-racing champion; Mark Barnett, winner of four motocross and Supercross championships; Charles Clayton, who developed Cycle News into America's weekly news magazine of motorcycling; Erv Kanemoto Jr., who helped Freddie Spencer and others win world road-racing championships; Larry Maiers, race announcer and TV personality; and Joe Parkhurst, founder of Cycle World magazine.<BR><BR>The goal of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, located on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington, Ohio,, is to tell the stories and preserve the history of motorcycling. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame honors those who have contributed notably to the sport, and three major exhibitionhalls showcase the machines and memorabilia that have shaped motorcycling.<BR><BR>For more information, visit the Museum's website at www.motorcyclemuseum.org, or call (614) 856-2222.