History of the Museum

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2014 History

  • May 2014 - Exhibits at Cheyenne County Cruisers Car Show...
  • August 2014 - Fund raising begins in earnest...
  • September 2014 - Funds come in faster than expected...
  • November 2014 - An initial board forms...
  • December, 2014 - Motorcycles on display...

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2015 History - Early

  • January 2015 - Bids for the construction requested...
  • March 2015 - Construction bid accepted...
  • April 2015 - New bikes displayed...Construction begins...
  • May 2015 - Construction continues...
  • June 2015 - More construction completed...

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2015 History - July-October

  • July 2015 - Museum building erected...
  • August / September / October 2015 - Exterior facia and awning added...Interior brickwork...Electrical, plumbing, and fundraising...
  • November 2015 - Materials gathering for interior walls...
  • December 2015 - Interior wall construction...

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2015 History - November-December

  • November - Logo designed...Electrical panels installed...HVAC system installation...Building materials gathered
  • December - Interior work progresses...

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2016 History - January-February

  • Interior work...
  • Display stands built...
  • Snow damages awning...
  • Stage built...
  • Decision made on floor...
  • Front desk are built...

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History 2016 - March-April

  • Floor finishing...
  • Open House well attended...

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2016 History - May-December

  • Grand Opening held May 28th...
  • Signs erected...
  • Painting unveiled...

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2017 History

  • Tri-State Thunder Motorcycle Rally...
  • Adam Capps Band Concert...

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2018 History

  • More lights added to museum in February.
  • 2nd Annual Rally held on Labor Day Weekend.
  • 1944 Cushman Airborne 53 added.
  • Display bike added to museum awning.

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2019 History

  • 1929 Harley-Davidson added to display in February.
  • Additional lighting added in museum during March.
  • 1986 VFR 750 Interceptor added to our display in June.

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Biketember Fest held on September 21, 2019.

Many in attendance and fun was had by all.

Vendors, Bike Show & Shine (cash prizes), games, food, Adam Capps Band concert in City Park, top fuel bike startups and burnouts, Farmers' Market, cornhole tournament, sidewalk sales, kids activities and more.

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Three new bikes displayed at the museum at Biketember Fest:

1917 Henderson 4-cyclinder

1913 Sears

1914 Indian Twin Tourist (only 238 made)