Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Museum Announces "Malcolm!"

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Announces "Malcolm!" - New ExhibitHonoring Multi-Faceted Malcolm Smith

Star-studded West Coast June 7 preview followed by July 26 Museum GrandOpening

PICKERINGTON, OHIO - The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum announces"Malcolm!," a new exhibit honoring the legendary career of off-roadracing champion, movie star, motorcycling ambassador, tirelessfundraiser and mega-dealer Malcolm Smith. Inducted into the MotorcycleHall of Fame in 1998, Smith - supported by noted colleagues and friends- will return to help dedicate "Malcolm!" on July 26, 2007 at theMotorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. The dedication ceremony will bepreceded by a special June 7 exhibit preview and Museum fundraiser atSmith's Riverside, CA, dealership. "Malcolm!" is presented by TuckerRocky.

One of the most multi-faceted competitors ever to take to the dirt,Smith wowed fans for over three decades with numerous trips to thevictory podium. His racing career included six Baja 1000 victories, fourBaja 500 wins, eight gold medals at the International Six Day Trials(ISDT) and a collection of four-wheel victories. However, it was hisco-starring role in the 1971 moto movie epic On Any Sunday that garneredhim the most recognition. Produced by Bruce Brown and Steve McQueen,the movie helped launch America's love affair with dirt biking - andintroduced Malcolm to scores of new fans. Ever active and passionateabout motorcycling, Smith today continues his work as an industryambassador and successful multi-line motorcycle dealer. He also donateshis time to give back to the country where he left such an impression asa racer: Smith's annual charity ride across the Baja Peninsula, Six Daysof Baja, has grown to include seventy-five riders and to-date hascontributed over $350,000 to orphanages in Mexico.

"Malcolm!" is the fourth in a series of Legends exhibits at theMotorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. Curated by long-time friend andcolleague Tom White of White Brothers Performance, the exhibit willfeature machines and memorabilia from Smith's own collection.Significant motorcycles will include Smith's first race bike, a 1950Matchless, and the Husqvarna 400 Cross he rode in On Any Sunday.Additional bikes include Smith's first-ever motorcycle, a Lambretta125DL, and the 1967 Husqvarna ISDE 250 he rode to his first ISDT goldmedal. Ephemera such as trophies from Smith's Baja 1000 victories, ISDTgear, personal photographs and previously unseen video will illustratehis illustrious career.

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Executive Director Mark Mederski saysSmith's career, and continued contributions to the motorcyclingindustry, made him a natural choice for the Museum's Hall of Legends.Mederski says, "Smith has won legions of fans over the years. Throughracing, business, and charitable work he has raised the stature of themotorcycling industry as a whole and we are proud to feature his storyin the Hall of Legends." Smith, accompanied by family and friends, willcut the ribbon at the exhibit's dedication, providing a uniqueopportunity for enthusiasts to visit the Museum and witness motorcyclinghistory.

Two Opportunities for Everyone to Celebrate "Malcolm!"Malcolm Smith's legions of friends, family and colleagues will gather onJune 7 at 7 pm for an exhibit preview at Malcolm Smith Motorsports inRiverside, CA. The event is open to the public and, in addition to afirst glimpse of several exhibit motorcycles and memorabilia, willfeature an exclusive live auction benefiting the Motorcycle Hall of FameMuseum. Items up for bid range from a Jeremy McGrath autographed Bell