149: Harley-Davidson Museum’s “The Race of the Gentlemen” + Woodward Dream Cruise

Guests: Tim McCormick and Kristen Jones the Harley-Davidson Museum’s new exhibit +  Greg Rassel, Woodward Dream Cruise

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Tim McCormick and Kristen Jones, Harley-Davidson Museum

Milwaukee, WI

This summer the Harley-Davidson Museum will be opening a special exhibit “The Race of Gentlemen”.

Starting June 16th and running through Labor Day, September 4th, 2017.

The Race of Gentlemen has become a must-see and must-do automotive event. Owners build and restore vintage American hot rods and motorcycles and race them down the beaches of the Jersey Shore.

The exhibit brings the passion of the Jersey shore beach racing to Milwaukee, WI. With over 10,000 square feet of floor space – on the H-D Museum campus – the exhibit will display dozens of bikes and roadsters pulled from past races and portraits of those who raced the sandy beach.

In the exhibit will be a 1923 Ford T Roadster owned by Ray Evernham, former NASCAR crew chief for Jeff Gordon and host of Velocity’s hit TV series “AmeriCarna”.

There will be a 1946 Harley-Davidson Knucklehead owned and raced by Jeff “Hollywood” Baer.

A 1947 Harley-Davidson UL owned and raced by Tom Rowe, a former flat track racer.

From selected photographs and many more artifacts  – the exhibit portrays the passion and devotion of a few dedicated to racing the sandy shoreline.

Exhibit details:

Harley-Davidson Museum
The Garage Exhibit Hall
June 16th through September 4th, 2017
400 West Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201

www.harley-davidsonmuseum.com

Greg Rassel, President of the Woodward Dream Cruise

Woodward Dream Cruise 2017

The event is held Saturday, August 19th, 2017

This show is only held on one day – however, it’s the largest one-day event in the world. It’s actually a 16-mile car cruise with thousands of clubs and fans sitting alongside the road watching as you drive by.

The Dream Cruise takes place along the Woodward Avenue through nine host communities.

 

 

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