ANTIQUE HARLEY 1928 2 CAM ROAD RACER

  • 9900.00 £
  • Published date: June 15, 2024
    • Herts, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

ANTIQUE HARLEY 1928 2 CAM ROAD RACER


⭕ YOU ARE LOOKING ON A 1928 2 CAM HARLEY ROAD RACER.THIS BIKE WAS RACED FROM 1928 UNTIL 1948 IN JAPAN BY THE GREAT JAPANESE RACER-SHIMAMURA . THERE WERE SEVERAL JAPANESE GUYS RACING HARLEYS DURING THIS ERA.A U.S. SERVICEMAN GEORGE SKEETS BUILT A NEW BIKE FOR SHIMAMURA IN 1948 WHILE STATIONED IN JAPAN.SKEETS WAS AN EXCELLENT HARLEY MECHANIC,WHOSE FATHER HAD WORKED IN THE HARLEY FACTORY.AFTER SKEETS BUILT JAPANESE RACER A NEW BIKE,THEY GAVE HIM THIER OLD RACER ALONG WITH THE TROPHY SHIMAMURA WON,AND SOME PICTURES.TROPHY IS BEAUTIFUL STERLING SILVER LOVING CUP WITH A TOP ON IT.THERE IS ONE PICTURE OF SHIMAMURA CRASHING THE BIKE AT SPEED.A PICTURE OF ONE OF HIS COMPETITORS TAKANAKA,AND A PICTURE OF GEORGE SKEETS ON HIS KNUCKLEHEAD.SKEETS WOULD SHIP HIS KNUCKLEHEAD TO WHAT EVER COUNTRY HE WAS STATIONED IN.THIS BIKE CAME WITH THE ORIGINAL NUMBER PLATES-WHICH READ 108---THIS CORRESPONDS TO THE SERIAL NO 28FHB801--PLATES ARE BACKWARDS BECAUSE JAPANESE READ FROM RIGHT TO LEFT.THERE IS ALSO 1X2 PICTURE OF SHIMAMURA ON THE BIKE HE HAS SIGNED ON THE BACK.THIS IS A GREAT PIECE OF HISTORY VERY WELL DOCUMENTED

Phone number ✆ 07624 737453

Herts, Hertfordshire




Related listings