The Indiana Motorcycle Preservation Society is a 501C3 nonprofit organization created with the purpose of promoting and celebrating motorcycle history in the state of Indiana.
While the Hog Daze Motorcycle Rally first took place in 2009, IMPS formed in 2015 to continue the commemorative event and share more of Indiana’s unique claim to fame in motorcycle history. This rally is a three-day event that highlights motorcycles and motorcycle racing in Indiana. Events at this rally include a motorcycle race, historical exhibitions, bands, bike shows, field events, contests and awards, and vendor booths. It is primarily through this rally that IMPS attains its goal of commemorating and celebrating the rich history of motorcycles in Indiana.
As the motorcycle industry developed throughout the early 20th century, Leslie “Red” Parkhurst provided a
Some of the toughest individuals in the world reside between the pages of motorcycle history.
Teddy Carroll is well-known for riding on the Indian Motorcycle team in the 1919 Cornfield
On September 1st, 1919, a 200-mile motorcycle race was held in Marion, Indiana. Among a
Although Wilbur Shaw was president of the Indiana Motor Speedway for not quite a decade,
Those who are thankful for a rich motorcycle history in Indiana owe part of their
The Indiana Motorcycle Preservation Society opened an endowment fund at the Community Foundation of Grant County
because it’s important for the long-term impact of our cause.
Once you make a gift, the Community Foundation ensures that IMPS will be supported annually, forever, by investing charitable gifts so we can grow. That growth is then used to make a grant that supports our purpose – to promote Indiana’s rich motorcycle history.