Raffle Day 2019!November 9, 2019, brought another beautiful day to Maggie Valley, NC, and Dale's Wheels Through Time Museum's 17th Annual Raffle Day. Raffle day at the museum is one of the highest attended events of the year, and again record numbers of people showed...read more
Joe Petrali Sculpture Donated to Dale's Wheels Through Time Museum Joe Petrali Sculpture by Jeff Decker Dale's Wheels Through Time Museum announced this week that Mike and Bev Corbin of Corbin Saddles have donated a life-sized sculpture of famed...read more
The American Motorcycle Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame announced this week that they will add five new inductees at their annual ceremony on December 6 in Columbus, Ohio.
Included in the Class of 2019 is
New Additions at "The Museum That Runs"!The Simplex Manufacturing Company got its start in 1935 when founder Paul Treen entered the motorcycle world with his small, lightweight bike. Earlier in life, Treen had worked for Harley Davidson, and so the story goes,...read more
Starting 17 of the Rarest Bikes for 17 Years!
Dale’s Wheels Through Time Museum is no stranger to rarity. The collection of motorcycles, automobiles, and machines, started over 52 years ago by Dale Walksler, contains some of the rarest …
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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....read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more