The Indiana Motorcycle Preservation Society (IMPS) is a nonprofit organization created with the purpose of celebrating and promoting Indiana’s motorcycle history.
We collect motorcycle artifacts and stories throughout the State of Indiana to share here on our website, social media channels, and local events. Do you have a story to share about motorcycling or motorcycle racing in Indiana? Use our Contact Us form to share information.
Would you like to go ahead and pledge your support? Check out the included Ways to Give Chart or Donate Now! We know you have the choice of contributing to numerous worthwhile causes, so we thank you for considering the Indiana Motorcycle Preservation Society. Because without your support, we couldn’t fulfill our mission to preserve Indiana’s rich motorcycle history.
Wishing you clear skies, smooth roads and happy surprise around each corner! Ride on!
Pat Michell, President
Jake Simpkins, Vice President
Loretta Tappan, Secretary/Treasurer
Dr. Don Osborne
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Preserving Motorcycle History
Keeping alive the stories and vibrant history of motorcycle racing in Indiana is the mission of Indiana Motorcycle Preservation Society (IMPS). Founded in 2015, by a group of enthusiasts, IMPS supports motorcycle-related events across the state in an effort to educate the public on the role cyclists played on the culture and history of the area and celebrate the communities that have long welcomed motorcycle riders in Indiana.