We love dropping in on motorcycle dealerships that have a passion for what they sell. In its very early stages, we stopped by the new Rahal Ducati Indianapolis during their Ducs and Donuts event in March 2021. It appears the Italian brand is in good hands with Graham Rahal’s team and we’re looking forward to how they’ll be ratcheting up their efforts in the Indy area.
Passing through Nashville? Take the family to Lane Motor Museum. It’ll be the funkiest collection of vehicles they’ve ever seen – one that’s sure to spur smiles and wonder. We’ve only shared a sampling of the showpieces here, so be sure to block out a chunk of time to drop in on this midwestern automotive treasure.
When the big interstates absorbed the bulk of motorists, commerce along the old main roads dried up in some areas, leaving forgotten landmarks at quiet intersections. Many years later, people in sprawling suburbs and busy cities now look for a change of pace with a desire to wander off the beaten path. Escaping stoplights and congested streets, we ventured out into rural Atlanta, Indiana to visit Mercantile 37, a 1940s building with a new cafe and packed showroom of locally-sourced, custom and vintage home goods. Hop on and ride along with us…
“It takes years to get that dust on there.” Dan Auerbach gets it. He appreciates how each dent, scratch and layer of grime preserves the stories his bikes have been carrying for decades. He wanted to make sure the Lane Motor Museum displayed his collection as is and they were happy to oblige.