The Harley in the Barn

The Harley in the Barn

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Driving down a country road, a flash of chrome catches your eye as you pass an old farmstead. Next time you roll by, you slow down and focus on a shed behind the house. Could that be? Good lord, it is! Hard on the brakes, quick reverse, and pull in the drive. Yep, ita€™s a vintage Triumph Bonneville peering forlornly from beneath a tattered cover. Youa€™ve just begun the journey that fuels the dreams of every motorcycle collector: the long-forgotten machine, re-discovered. The Harley in the Barn offers 40-plus tales of lost Nortons, hidden Hondas, dormant Indians, and busted BSAs, all squirreled away from prying eyes but found by lucky collectors just like you. Author Tom Cotter is not only a barn-find master, hea€™s also master of discovering the collectors with the best stories and the most outlandish finds. If you cana€™t pass a padlocked garage without wondering if therea€™s a great old bike stashed inside, this is your book. Hell, this is your life.The original owner had bought the bikes new and kept them until his death. A friend was selling them on behalf of the widow. a€œShe wanted the stuff sold in one lump. The items included technical notes, manuals, spares, receipts, and theanbsp;...


Title:The Harley in the Barn
Author:Tom Cotter
Publisher:Motorbooks - 2012-10-15
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