Margaret's love of motorcycling began in 1946, when her husband, Mike, gave her a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Beginning in 1950 and for the next 25 years, Margaret and Mike also were business partners in Wilson's Motorcycle Sales of Cedar Rapids. She's a Golden Life Member of the Motor Maids, having joined this renowned national women's motorcycle organization in 1951, and she helped form the Corn State Riders Motorcycle Club in the early 1950s. Over the years she has assisted with many motorcycle races and events, and has logged more than 555,000 miles throughout the United States and Canada. Margaret and Mike currently both serve on the Board of Directors of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum and are among the Museum's principal benefactors.