“Goliath” Harley-Davidson XRTT in Bonhams Vegas Auction

(Courtesy of Bonhams) The ex-Vance Breese, factory-assisted and magic from Alan Sputhe c. 1973/1980 Harley-Davidson XRTT 1200/1300cc ‘Goliath’ Racing Motorcycle Engine no. 4A18468H2 • 1980 10.554-second quarter mile at 130.24 mph (John Ulrich, Cycle World) • 1980 SCTA Bonneville National MPS-AG class record at 176.615 mph • 1980 AFM series Unlimited Class road racing champion […]

Motorcycle Auction Action & Kickstart Classic

SHIFTING GEARS,  by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I’ve just returned from the annual motorcycle auctions in Las Vegas, and my head is spinning from all the amazing motorcycles and record-breaking prices. I was quite impressed with the levels of knowledge of participants. Some were world-class experts, and others didn’t seem to have a clue. I saw […]

Pope Francis’ Signed Dyna Super Glide Fetches $327,000

A few weeks ago, Pope Francis donated a 1,585cc Dyna Super Glide to a Roman Catholic charity, which he had received in honor of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary last year.  The Super Glide, which sports a tank signed by the Pope himself, was sold at the Grand Palais in Paris as part of the Bonhams auction house’ Les Grandes Marques du Monde sale on Thursday, […]

Pope Francis Signs & Donates Super Glide

Last year in June, Pope Francis was given a 1,585cc Dyna Super Glide in honor of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary. Rather than keeping it, the Pope signed the tank and then donated the motorcycle to the Roman Catholic charity, Caritas Roma. The bike, which will be put up for auction  by the Bonhams auction house on February […]