Skip to comments.Tsunami-Swept Harley Found In Canada
Posted on 05/02/2012 8:19:16 AM PDT by palmer
TOKYO (AP) -- It must have been a wild ride. Japanese media say a Harley-Davidson motorcycle lost in last year's tsunami has washed up on a Canadian island about 6,400 kilometers (4,000 miles) away.
The rusted bike was found in a large white container where its owner, Ikuo Yokoyama, had kept it. He was located through the license plate number, Fuji TV reported Wednesday.
"This is unmistakably mine. It's miraculous," Yokoyama told Nippon TV when shown photos of the motorcycle.
Yokoyama lost three members of his family in the March 11, 2011, tsunami...
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Fix it up and send it back to him.
If Ted Kennedy had driven a Harley, he’d have been president.
HD should give him a new bike and use this one for advertising. “The Bike That Survived The Tsunami.” Or something along those lines.
they had this on the CBC Vancouver news last night.
the bike looked in pretty rough shape. beyond totaled, soaking in salt water for a year inside a shipping container.
if HD wants it fine, but to me its just junk.
Does it glow in the dark?
From the description, “survived” might be a bit of a stretch...as a useable motorcycle, anyway. As a rather sad museum piece, it’d probably work.
“Yokayama-san, we’re sorry for the loss of your family last year. But, uh, we found your Hog! Sort of...”
It left before the radiation leak.
Cool. The first Harley to cross the ocean without a ship or a plane. That is one long trip and it made it.
Great idea. Harley Davidson would pull a win with that one.
Well I did see a HD on the lake the other day, guy made it into a go-devil type motor.Sounded prety cool on takeoff too.
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