The Model A Touring Club left our hotel in West Allis, Wisconsin, this morning to take a ‘Steel Toe Tour” of the Harley-Davidson Factory in Menomonee Falls, WI. Our MATC tour group got split into 4 smaller groups for an up-close view of the assembly lines, powder coating, and machining. And, Harley-Davidson was serious about … Continue reading CAN YOU HEAR THE HARLEYS?
Day 2 of the Great Lakes Tour started with a morning tour of the Miller Brewing Company Headquarters and Brewery. Here in the “Miller Valley” they define hospitality in a whole new way. Our personal tour guide (with the assistance of Frederick Miller’s ghost) explained over 160 years of brewing history with a modern-day twist: … Continue reading Fred Miller’s Ghost?
Model A Touring Club members from all over the US and Canada congregated today (Sept. 24, 2019) in Milwaukee, WI, for the start of the Great Lakes Tour. This first day was relaxed and people who didn’t come in the night before gradually joined us. Check out the cars in the hotel parking lot: By … Continue reading IF IT’S TUESDAY, IT MUST BE MILWAUKEE
Sometimes getting to the start of a tour is almost as much fun as the actual tour. Here are shots from the Hulstroms and the Krills as they worked their way from California to Wisconsin: And here are shots from Padgett and Burbank, also working their way from California to Wisconsin: But the fun really … Continue reading WISCONSIN, HERE WE COME!
Like many of you, we have been looking forward to the Model A Touring Club's Great Lakes Tour. Club member Marcus Cunnick (along with wife Mary) has been preparing to lead this tour for over a year and it's about to become a reality. This is what we're looking forward to seeing: And, I'm sure … Continue reading GREAT LAKES, HERE WE COME!