Mostly a mix of this and that and loads of repop, which would be OK if they where cheap and I wanted to build something else than a original looking ride.
Neither are they cheap nor did I want to build something unoriginal looking, and those projects I know of - of course they are not for sale as their owners have a plan.
Not that I should complain, I have my Bessie and her 45" siblings, but you know the feeling, the itch, the need, I WANT A KNUCKLEHEAD.
Sometimes it is all about fate, this time fate played nice to me and I was contacted by a gentleman in Oslo offering me to buy his family heirloom, a 1939 Knucklehead.
And what a bike, sold new here in Norway by Sørensen & Balchen back in 39, hidden in Sweden during the WWII to be re-registered in 1946, and the bike still have its original 1946 plates on.
Original paint in export green, a choice only available for Europe.
Lets say back in 1938 you got your latest issue of The Enthusiast that you had been waiting for, here is what you would would learn about the 1939 Harley Davidson 61" models: