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25th Mecum MidAmerica Motorcycle Auction- January 7-9 2016

1986 Suzuki RG-RS500 GammaWalworth, Wis. – Dec. 30, 2015 – Mecum Auctions will take over South Point Hotel’s Exhibit Hall for MidAmerica’s 25th Annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Thursday, Jan. 7 through Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. As the most anticipated antique motorcycle auction of the year, the three-day event is open to buyers, sellers and spectators, drawing participants from all 50 states and around the world. This year, motorcycle fans will have the opportunity to see more than 700 antique and collector motorcycles spanning approximately 110 years of motorcycle production cross the auction block.

“We’re honored to offer this year’s consignments at our 25th anniversary auction,” says Ron Christenson, president of Mecum MidAmerica Motorcycle division. “The consignment list as a whole, as well as the individual collections we’ll be offering, are top-quality collectibles that any enthusiast would be thrilled to own. Bringing them all together in one place is a dream come true.”

1918 HARLEY-DAVIDSON BOARD TRACK RACER The motorcycle auction will feature many headliners, including a rare and coveted 1908 Harley-Davidson Strap Tank (Lot S85) and a beautifully restored 1918 Harley-Davidson Board Track Racer (Lot F102). More than 100 collectible British motorcycles will be available among the MidAmerica Las Vegas Read More >

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Joey Dunlop Collection To Appear at Motorcycle Show

JOEY DUNLOP WORKS ON HIS 250CC HONDA AT THE 1994 TANDRAGEE 100.

JOEY DUNLOP WORKS ON HIS 250CC HONDA AT THE 1994 TANDRAGEE 100.

Joining the already bumper line up at the 2016 Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show will be a world exclusive tribute to Road Racing legend Joey Dunlop, featuring rare memorabilia from the star’s trophy-filled career.

Considered by many to be the world’s most naturally talented road racer, Joey Dunlop is synonymous with the Isle of Man TT, with his tally of 26 race wins making him the most successful rider in its history. 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of his debut at the TT and the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show will be hosting a world exclusive tribute to this unique character, allowing fans to get a glimpse into the life of the late motorcycling hero.

With the help of the Dunlop family, the show will be displaying a collection of memorabilia from Joey’s career, including some of his iconic machines, trophies, race leathers, crash helmets and personal items rarely seen by those outside of his family.

PACEMAKER, BELFAST, 3/7/2000: The Armoy Armada. Joey Dunlop (left) with the other members of the Armoy Armada Frank Kennedy, Jim Dunlop and Mervyn Robinson.  Kennedy and Robinson we <a href=Read More >

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