Mama Tried in Milwaukee

mama-tried-motorcycle-show-milwaukeeThe title of a 1968 Merle Haggard song about rebellious youth, “Mama Tried,” has become widely used in biker circles referring to the notion that most mothers just don’t want their kids to ride motorcycles.

The Milwaukee-invitational features motorcycles of various vintages, including flat trackers, hill climbers and choppers built by a diverse group of fabricators from the Midwest with some from as far as California, New Mexico, Texas, New Jersey and New York.

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