Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inducts 12
Roger Ansel (representing Sammy Miller); Trampas Parker; Harry Hurt,
III (representing Hugh H. Hurt Jr.); Pat Hennen; John Clauss
(representing Orie Steele, Sr.); Ed Waldheim; Front Row: Don Rickman; Derek Rickman; Bill Uhl; Eric Beauchamp (representing Rex Beauchamp); Mike Kiedrowski|
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Twelve new members were inducted into the Motorcycle
Hall of Fame during an evening ceremony held in Columbus, Ohio, on
Saturday, October 6, 2007. Rex Beauchamp, Bob Greene, Pat Hennen,
Professor Harry Hurt, Mike Kiedrowski, Sammy Miller, Trampas Parker,
Derek and Don Rickman, Orie Steele, Sr., Billy Uhl and Ed Waldheim are
the newest additions to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame.
Mark Blackwell, Vice President of Victory Motorcycles
and International Operations, Polaris Industries, served as the event's
emcee, presenting each inductee, or the representative of those who
could not be present, with the distinguished gold Hall of Fame medal.
Families, friends, industry peers and past Hall of Fame inductees were
present to celebrate the newest Hall of Famers, making the evening a
night to remember. Noted Stan Simpson, Chairman of the American
Motorcycle Heritage Foundation Board of Directors, "The class of 2007
features racers, designers, a pioneering academic and a tireless
activist. I am proud to welcome them to the exclusive Hall of Fame
Prior to the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the Motorcycle Hall of
Fame Museum hosted its Sixth Annual Concours d'Elegance. Over 130 of
the country's finest motorcycles filled the Museum grounds in
Pickerington, Ohio, for the event. The Jim Davis Best in Show award
went to Peter Calles for his 1971 MV Augusta 750.
In 2008, Hall of Fame weekend will be held October 3 and 4.
The event is a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with the legends of
motorcycling and hear their stories first-hand, so start planning your
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