Rare Birds: Restoring a 1907 Curtiss Motorcycle

Dale Axelrod’s restored Curtiss motorcycle is both a personal treasure and a valuable antique.

It’s every motorcyclist’s dream: The classic bike parked and forgotten, waiting to be discovered and turned loose on the road again. In “The Vincent in the Barn,” Tom Cotter has chased down 40 great stories of old bikes and the collectors who unearthed them.
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