This Friday, Feb. 12, the new exhibit “Harleys & Hollywood” opens at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, featuring famous bikes that are part of pop culture.
One part of the show will feature iconic motorcycles owned by Steve McQueen, Clark Gable, Jesse James and rap-star Ludacris.
Also, 10 bikes will be on display that were used the movies “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,” “Star Trek” and the comedy “Wild Hogs.”
And if you’re a fan of “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” you can get your photo taken on the bike ridden by Shi LaBeouf in the famed flick.
Join Tim Woods, Picture Car Coordinator, and Justin Kell, Motorcycle Coordinator, for a fun evening of entertaining stories and unique insights on motorcycles in films, the actors who ride them, the stunts that are performed, and much more.
Also, on Feb. 26 join Tim Woods, picture car coordinator, and Justin Kell, motorcycle coordinator, for a unique insight on motorcycles used in films, the actors who ride them and the stunts performed. Woods and Justin worked together on the films “Star Trek” and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,” and will offer insight into these popular machines.
And those who want to know more about the bikes can hear a gallery talk on “Harleys & Hollywood” from a member of the Museum’s Archives and Curatorial staff every Thursday (Feb 18-March 11) at 2 p.m.
The museum owns three of the machines, and the rest are on loan. The show runs until March 14. For additional information, log onto Harley's Web site.