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AwesomeNess Exhibit Opens at the National Motorcycle Museum in Iowa

Words like authentic, original and iconic describe Arlen Ness — arguably the king of motorcycle customizing. Never afraid to try something new and take the next step, Ness has had great success and a string of groundbreaking designs to his credit. Curated by renowned motorcycle photographer and author Michael Lichter, the AwesomeNess exhibit made its debut at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in the summer of 2008 and now you can see this awesome, one-of-a-kind Arlen Ness exhibit at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.

Ness may not have known it as he was customizing his own Harley Knucklehead and winning custom competitions in the 1960s, but he … Continue Reading

By |2014-03-31T10:44:17+00:00August 25th, 2010|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on AwesomeNess Exhibit Opens at the National Motorcycle Museum in Iowa

National Motorcycle Museum Update

After nearly a year of planning and preparation, the National Motorcycle Museum has finally relocated from its cramped quarters in downtown Anamosa, Iowa, to a larger, well-designed facility near the edge of town. The museum opened without fanfare on Friday, June 25 — a day before J&P Cycles’ successful Open House weekend.

And while construction isn’t quite completed at the museum (where are those “Pardon our Dust!” signs?), here’s a quick overview of what you’d see if you were to visit today:

Bursting with approximately 36,000-square-feet of interior space, the museum has ample room to expand the existing exhibits and add many new ones. Among the new displays is the … Continue Reading

By |2014-03-31T10:26:26+00:00July 2nd, 2010|Categories: Announcements|Tags: , , |5 Comments