Motocross America: The Early Years” Puts the Hammer Down at the San Diego Automotive Museum

 March 5, 2008

“Motocross America: The Early Years” Puts the Hammer Down at the San Diego Automotive Museum

Fan-pleasing Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Exhibit Hits the Road to an Automobile Museum Near You    

“Motocross America: The Early Years” Puts the Hammer Down at the San Diego Automotive Museum

Pickerington, Ohio – Come one, come all, to the San Diego Automotive Museum, on May 10, 2008. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is having a party to celebrate the opening of the “Motocross America” exhibit at the San Diego Automotive Museum. 

After three successful years thrilling motorcycle fans at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington, Ohio, the Motorcycle Hall of Fame is proud and excited to announce “Motocross America” will begin its national road trip at the San Diego Automotive Museum on April 1st and inspire, inform and educate motorcycle enthusiasts until June 25, 2008. 

“Motocross America” is a motorcycle extravaganza that tells the story of the history of motocross in America, chronicles the painful birth of motocross in Britain of the 1920’s and its journey to America, and includes a “Hall of Heroes” display that pays tribute to a rich history of American motocross champions. 

“Motocross America” is curated by Tom White, founder of White Brothers Performance and the Early Years of Motocross Museum.  Tom guides guests through the early years with a display of early motorcycles and authentic antique gear, moves onto the figures and characters that formed the history of motocross in America, like five-time World Champion Roger DeCoster, three-time American National Champion Gary Jones, and Gary Bailey, the first American to defeat the vaunted Europeans in a motocross competition.

Mr. White has assembled an amazing collection of motorcycle memorabilia that tells the story of motocross in America one item at a time and is sure to enthral motorcycle enthusiasts, history buffs, and anyone interested in learning about the history of motocross.

The San Diego Automotive Museum is also home to a famous collection of automobiles and motorcycles that examines the direct impact of these machines of life in America.

Check with the Automobile Museum in your city, to see if this unforgettable two-wheeled extravaganza is coming to your city, and come on down to learn about “The Early Years” of motocross in America.

See you at the Torsten Hallman display; I’ll be the one with the silly smile.

Mark Twain

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