Sturgis Motorcycle Museum - Preserving our Motorcycle Hertiage

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JIM BETLACH V-TWIN EXPO (L)

JIM BETLACH


Hall of Fame Inductee - 2001


Jim Betlach is the ultimate ambassador for motorcycling and motorcyclists.  He eats, sleeps and lives motorcycling.  From riding his first DoodleBug at age eight to producing/ directing the worlds only V-Twin Motorcycle Trade Show in Cincinnati, he has done it all. 


Jim has spent over thirty years in the motorcycle industry as point man for the powerful Drag Specialties Corporation, followed by Vice-President of Customer Relations for Easyrider Corporation.  He has been married to his traveling partner Meredith for 39 years and spends his non-working hours riding with her and their daughters. 


Jim is a longtime member of the Hamsters motorcycle group, a collector of antique motorcycle toys and an avid follower of street rods, motorcycling and drag racing.

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