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Dec 23, 2001

Rare American Racebike Loaned To Canadian Museum

From a press release:<BR><BR>MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME MUSEUM CONTRIBUTES TO CANADIAN MUSEUM's "SALUTE TO AMERICA"<BR><BR>The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum has loaned a classic Harley-Davidson racing motorcycle to the Canadian Motorcycle Heritage Museum, for inclusion in an upcoming exhibit.<BR><BR>Larry Ketzel's 1930 Harley-Davidson factory hillclimber, from the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum's permanent collection, will become part of "Salute to America," an exhibit focusing on legendary American motorcycles and riders. The exhibit will appear at the 26th North American International Motorcycle Supershow, to be held January 4 - 6 at the Toronto International Centre.<BR><BR>The Canadian Motorcycle Heritage Museum, in return, has loaned a 1920 Indian boardtracker to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. This motorcycle has been added to "A Century of Indian, presented by Progressive Motorcycle Insurance," which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Indian Motocycle Manufacturing Company. The exhibit features more than 50 motorcycles from Indian's tumultuous history, and will remain open at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum through December 2002.<BR><BR>The Canadian Motorcycle Heritage Museum created "Salute to America" as a tribute to the United States after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. For more information about the Canadian Motorcycle Heritage Museum and the North American International Motorcycle SuperShow, visit www.supershowevents.com.