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Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum in Photos

Thursday, July 14, 2011
A few months ago I had the opportunity to visit the Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum in conjuncture with the 2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 First Ride and 2011 Suzuki GSX-R750 First Ride reports at Barber Motorsports Park. In between flogging the bikes on track we were able to peruse the museum and check out some of the 1200-plus motorcycles on display. If you’re even a little into bikes than you simply must visit this museum. From 1900s-era Harley-Davidsons to one-off MV Agusta race machinery from literally every era the collection is astounding. Here are some of my favorite bikes on display. Make sure to check out the photo gallery for even more images.

1972 M.V. Agusta 750 Daytona
1972 MV Agusta 750 Daytona
1942 Harley Davidson WLA
1942 Harley-Davidson WLA
1996 Britten V-1000
1996 Britten V-1000
1986 Buell RR 1000
1986 Buell RR 1000
1974 Kawasaki 1600 V-8
1974 Kawasaki 1600 V-8
1910 Pierce Four - The Vibrationless Motorcycle
1910 Pierce Four – The Vibrationless Motorcycle
1983 Honda CX 650
1983 Honda CX 650
1999 Yamaha YZF-R7 and 1993 Yamaha GTS 1000
1999 Yamaha YZF-R7 and 1993 Yamaha GTS 1000
1991 Gilera 125 CX
1991 Gilera 125 CX
1957 Aermacchi Chimera 175
1957 Aermacchi Chimera 175
1989 Suzuki RGV 250
1989 Suzuki RGV 250
1981 Morbidelli 500 Grand Prix
1981 Morbidelli 500 Grand Prix

1995 Cagiva Mito 125
1995 Cagiva Mito 125
1952 B.M.W. R25 2
1952 BMW R25/2
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2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 First Ride
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guambra2001   July 15, 2011 11:57 AM
Love the Buell!! Great pictures Adam.
cggunnersmate   July 14, 2011 10:29 AM
Nice pics Adam! I've been to the museum a couple times. It's my favorite place in the world. I'd happily a job there as a night guard. So many amazing and rare bikes. Truly a must see for any enthusiast. Though they have more than just bikes. There are also some old F1/Indy cars (inluding the black and gold John Player Special!!!), a silver Ferrari from the 60's and some other rare vehicles.

If anyone is ever near Birmingham Alabama you MUST go to Barber!