Many of the great movie motorcycles can be found here such as those from Easy Rider, Marvel's Captain America, Terminator and Elvis’ own 1956 KH as well as the stories that bring them to life

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Harley-Davidson Museum is an American history tour


If there is a shrine to motorcycling in America, it has to be here in Milwaukee. 115 years old this year, the iconic brand tells the story of this great nation through motorcycles.


She sits astride the burly motorcycle like it was made for her. With custom-made, personalised gloves, scarf and a dainty bow in her tied-back hair, Dorothy 'Dot' Smith smiles like all her birthdays have come at once.

Her petite frame subdues the intimidating 1939 Harley-Davidson EL 'Knucklehead', as if it were some savage beast entranced by her beauty and poise. Dot's story is just one collected at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Wisconsin. She was a member of the all-girl ‘Motor Maids’ motorcycle club in 1940 and the club, continues with more than 1200 members. [To be continued...]