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Top Honors at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Top Honors at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Wheels Through Time takes top honors at Amelia Island Concours d'EleganceOn March 5th, 2023, hundreds of the world's most exquisite cars and motorcycles gathered at Amelia Island, FL, for the 28th annual Concours d'Elegance. Among the motorcycles shown at the...

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1917 Henderson Endurance Racer

1917 Henderson Endurance Racer

Among the rarest motorcycles here at Wheels Through Time, our 1917 Henderson endurance racer is near the top of the list. Brothers Tom and Bill Henderson started producing luxurious four-cylinder motorcycles in Detroit in 1912. As their brand grew…

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Tough Choices on the 41

Tough Choices on the 41

The '41 Knucklehead Restoration Shifts Into High GearIt has been a busy month in the shop here at Wheels Through Time, but we’re keeping a hot pace with our 1941 FL Knucklehead project. Like many projects here at the museum, this one came to us disassembled as far any...

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Motorcycle Racing History Rewritten

Motorcycle Racing History Rewritten

This past season at Dale’s Wheels Through Time, we uncovered the incredible lost racing history of one of the bikes in our collection. For ten years, the FLXI sidecar racer sat in the museum with only a name faintly visible on the sidecar; Cliff Palmer. Little was known about Palmer or his racing career until his great-grandson, Andrew Hinckley, got in touch with us here at the museum. Andrew not only had Cliff Palmer’s 1926 National..

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Ed Shequen Wins 20th Annual WTT Motorcycle Raffle (2022)

Ed Shequen Wins 20th Annual WTT Motorcycle Raffle (2022)

2023 Raffle Day Update! Find Out Who Won Here!Dale’s Wheels Through Time Museum capped off its 20th Anniversary season with its annual Raffle Day on November 19th. The all-American motorcycle museum, located in the heart of Maggie Valley, NC, is world-renown for its...

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2022 Opening Day

2022 Opening Day

2022 Season Opening Day Recap We're Open for the 2022 Season!The first day of the 2022 season is one of the most exciting of the year. After being closed for four months the entire staff looks forward to seeing our museum guests and sharing the amazing story of the...

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Todd Campbell Wins 19th Annual WTT Motorcycle Raffle (2021)

Todd Campbell Wins 19th Annual WTT Motorcycle Raffle (2021)

2021 Raffle Day Recap Find out who won the 1948 Harley-Davidson Panhead2021 Raffle DayDale’s Wheels Through Time, home to America’s premier collection of rare and vintage American motorcycles, held its 19th annual Raffle Day on November 20. Each year, the museum...

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2021 Cannonball Recap

2021 Cannonball Recap

Opening Weekend at Dale's Wheels Through Time!We had the honor of hosting Stage 8 of the 2021 Motorcycle Cannonball on September 17th, 2021. It was a day filled with amazing motorcycles, unique individuals, and lots of great conversations. The Motorcycle Cannonball is...

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19th Anniversary Weekend!

19th Anniversary Weekend!

19th Anniversary at Dale's Wheels Through Time!Celebrating 19 Years of Motorcycle HistoryWe're celebrating our 19th Anniversary July 1st-5th, so come out and see us! We're open Thursday - Monday 10 AM to 5 PM. Our founder Dale Walksler came to Maggie Valley, NC, with...

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New Worlds Fastest Model A

New Worlds Fastest Model A

New - Worlds Fastest Model AOur newest addition to the museum is here -The World's Fastest Ford Model A! The car, a custom-built 1932 Ford Model A land-speed car, was owned and raced by Lawson Chenoweth and fabricated by Tommy Daniels. First raced at Bonneville in...

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New Speedster Runabout

New Speedster Runabout

New Speedster RunaboutTake a look at the newest addition to the Dale's Wheels Through Time collection, a Boat-tail Speedster Cycle-car. The car was built around 1925 by Chrysler Motor Company founder Walter P. Chrysler for his son Jack. The museum acquired the machine...

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Opening Weekend at Dale’s Wheels Through Time!

Opening Weekend at Dale’s Wheels Through Time!

Opening Weekend at Dale's Wheels Through Time!We're gearing up for opening day next Thursday, April 1st, and we're opening our 2021 season with a bang! We spent the winter enhancing exhibits and restoring new old bikes. We even managed to track down historic machines...

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The American Restoration Chronicles

Mr. Lucky Meets Basil

Mr. Lucky Meets Basil

  I will never forget meeting Basil. A gentleman in all manners. I spotted him in deep concentration looking at a machine that is very close to my heart. The bike is called Mina. An attention to detail tribute to my mother who passed away, well, a long time ago....

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Wall of Death

Wall of Death

  I met my old pal Kent Wadell in 1978 at a Harley Davidson dealer convention. I was 26, and old Kent was in his 60’s. I was a dealer in MT Vernon, Illinois and Kent’s shop was in Abeline Texas… We somehow struck up a conversation about old motorcycles and a...

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Clara Wagner Lives

Clara Wagner Lives

  My fascination with the Wagner Motorcycle goes back to about 1980 when I saw one at my old pal Chuck Lipskys shop in Galesburg, Illinois. It was 1994 before I found a nice original 1909 model Wagner at an auction. I still own that machine and have always been...

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Teresa’s 46 Knucklehead

Teresa’s 46 Knucklehead

The Wheels Through Time Museum is a melting pot for motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world. Great stories are told, memories relived and sometimes deals are made. I made a deal with Jim Bentley to work on a 1946 Harley-Davidson. He told me the fascinating story...

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Two Cam Glory

Two Cam Glory

  I always like a challenge and this is a great example. A worn out bike and 45 days! But this is not the first time Buzz has thrown me a challenge. I almost can’t count, but the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is always a great finish and some ink in...

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