World of Speed Launches Road Race Motorcycles Exhibit

World of Speed Launches Road Race Motorcycles Exhibit
New display celebrates decades of road-racing motorcycles from around the globe


WILSONVILLE, Ore. (Feb. 15, 2017) – World of Speed, an educational and interactive motorsports museum, unveiled its new Road Race Motorcycles Exhibit on February 4. Since racing has never been a strictly four-wheeled affair, the exhibit celebrates road-racing bikes along with the stories of their designers and riders.

“If you have a thrill for speed, you’re going to love this exhibit,” said Ron Huegli, curator for World of Speed. “From the early postwar years to modern superbikes, we have some of the finest racing motorcycles from around the world. The exhibit offers an opportunity to learn their backstories and the evolution of these two-wheeled speed machines.”

Motorcycles featured in the exhibit include:

  • Parilla 250
  • Honda CB450 CR
  • Suzuki GSXR 750R Limited
  • Honda RC30
  • Ducati 888 SPO
  • Ducati Desmosedici RR
  • Matchless G80 Honda RC30

About World of Speed
The World of Speed is an educational museum featuring historic racecars, boats, and motorcycles that tell the story of motorsports culture. Through interactive exhibits and hands-on activities, World of Speed offers visitors a behind-the­scenes view of the racing world. It encompasses many aspects of motorsports, including drag racing, road racing, land-speed racing, motorcycle racing, open wheel racing, NASCAR, and hydroplanes. The museum is funded by income from sponsorships, foundations, admissions, corporate and individual memberships, and from events held at the museum. World of Speed is a 501(C)(3) public charity.

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