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 Post subject: Old Bike Engine Cars
PostPosted: October 14, 2016, 2:27 pm 
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I recently visited the "Wheels Thru Time" Museum in Maggie Valley, NC. You may have seen the the Wheels Thru Time museum on the "What's in Your Barn" History channel TV series.
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Its mainly a motorcycle museum, but it also has some interesting examples of old motorcycle powered cars.


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PostPosted: October 14, 2016, 6:38 pm 
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That is a great museum! My recollection is that the guy who started it died a few years ago, and I figured that the museum had gone away as well. It's so good to see it still around!

edit: Just hit their website. The founder gave my dad and I a great personal tour through there about 12 years back. We were on our way back from me picking up my Stalker kit car, and my father had acquired some rare Harley race parts. He made us feel like family.


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PostPosted: October 14, 2016, 7:36 pm 
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kreb wrote:
That is a great museum! My recollection is that the guy who started it died a few years ago, and I figured that the museum had gone away as well. It's so good to see it still around!

edit: Just hit their website. Dale Walksler gave my dad and I a great personal tour through there about 12 years back. We were on our way back from me picking up my Stalker kit car, and my father had acquired some rare Harley race parts. Dale made us feel like family.


Dan's death has been highly overrated!

Dan is still very much alive. While I was in the museum he came over and kickstarted a Henderson.


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PostPosted: October 14, 2016, 7:43 pm 
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I've seen Dale on American Pickers and then later on American restorations. He and Mike Wolf are both very much leaving the patina. Nice way to go really.

Lest we forget, the Berkeley could be had in both 4wheel and 3wheel (2F1R) versions.

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