BUCKEYE FOOTBALL GREAT JIM STILLWAGON TO LEAD FIRST ANNUAL
MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME RIDE
BUCKEYE FOOTBALL GREAT JIM STILLWAGON TO LEAD FIRST ANNUAL MOTORCYCLE HALL OF
PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum has announced that Jim
Stillwagon, a member of Ohio State's All-Century Football Team, will lead the
First Annual Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ride on Saturday, October 19,
Stillwagon is an avid motorcyclist, enjoying both street and off-road riding.
He's best known, however, for his performance on the football field, as a member
of The Ohio State University's football teams from 1968-1970, including the 1968
Registration for the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ride, which is open to
the public, will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Quaker Steak & Lube, located at 8500 Lyra
Drive, just off I-71 north of downtown Columbus, Ohio. Participants will enjoy a
free breakfast buffet and will receive a t-shirt commemorating the event. The
registration fee for the ride is $10 per rider; all money raised will be donated
to the Columbus affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
The ride will leave Quaker Steak & Lube at 10:30 a.m. for the Motorcycle Hall of
Fame Museum, located on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in
Pickerington, Ohio. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2002 will be inducted
during ceremonies beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Museum.
The day's events at the Museum, which will run from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m., will
include a Concours d'Elegance bike show, autograph sessions with Hall-of-Famers,
guided tours of the Museum, and memorabilia vendors.
For more information about the First Annual Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction
Ride, visit the Museum's website at www.motorcyclemuseum.org or call
614-856-2222. Information also is available at www.eagle1039.com, the website of
The New Eagle 103.9, WEGE-FM.
Jim Stillwagon, a native of Mount Vernon, Ohio and a three-year starter at
middle guard for the Buckeyes, earned consensus All-America honors in 1969 and
1970. As a senior, he was the team's co-captain and Most Valuable Player, and
won three honors as the nation's best lineman: the Knute Rockne Award, the
Outland Trophy, and the inaugural Vince Lombardi Award. Following a successful
seven-year career with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League,
Stillwagon was inducted into The Ohio State University Athletics Hall of Fame
(1979) and the National College Football Hall of Fame (1991), and was named to
Ohio State's All-Century Team (2001). A 1971 graduate of The Ohio State
University, today he operates Stillwagon Enterprises, Inc. in Hilliard, and
makes his home in Worthington.
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The goal of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, located on the campus of the
American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington, Ohio, is to tell the stories
and preserve the history of motorcycling. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame honors
those who have contributed notably to the sport, and three major exhibition
halls showcase the machines and memorabilia that have shaped motorcycling. The
Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; noon to 4.p.m. on Memorial Day,
Independence Day and Labor Day; and closed on New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving
and Christmas. Adult admission is $4 per person; ages 17 and under are admitted
free. For more information, call (614) 856-2222, or visit the Museum's website