'American Picker' on an American classic
Mike Wolfe shares his passion for motorcycles
- Duration 4:28
- Date Jan 19, 2013
Mike Wolfe shares his passion for motorcycles
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Welcome back thinking is his passion.
Our next guest travels through the back roads of America in turns one man's clutter into another man's cash.
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And Mike wolf for American picker is here welcome Matt Light and I see -- -- its entirety here so this doesn't look like trash.
These expenses -- when you find things like that as well this is Sydney 2000 and this is -- 2013.
In the end this is the last run from North Carolina.
Polaris is now bought the company and a new ride -- is going to be made in Iowa and spirit lake -- -- -- in -- -- Motorcycle shows going on and what are your big passions of course Indian motorcycles and motorcycles in general.
But how would you say that American -- has taken off it's become this phenomenon in our producers.
My producer -- this is his favorite show American Victor a so I guess it takes -- -- good taste sometimes how wide is Lee why is it showed taken off wise it's a success I think it's -- -- about all of us anyway I'll have a sense of adventure curiosity wanting to travel and and treasure mine and that's what this show is about the show is about relationships you know that the relationship that people haven't -- their items out.
I think it really speaks to a lot of different people if you -- -- scratch lottery ticket on Friday -- hearing garage sale you know it's really show about all of us and I think that's right yeah.
And it's also show about.
Objects beautiful American made out this one of the -- of this asset it is -- flathead Indian party original run from Springfield Massachusetts with the suicide -- Where did you get this -- are they're still -- like this in Barnes.
Do you there there are still -- finds this -- came out of Tennessee.
Danielle bought this bike on the show she's a girl on the show and she -- -- you know.
I think it was like around 8000 dollars but it didn't look like this it was very rough.
Rick Rick's American restoration which is another show on history actually restored this -- -- -- in 1935 sheets.
Com it's a beautiful bike the very rare right now its more beautiful.
Like that it's 35 pounds.
And can you ride side saddle.
You where I ride it you would be riding side saddle on the bike can't get -- defense is -- -- -- -- This is at its continued through this process -- -- it just has a device like this it in the barn they don't know the value -- -- You seem to evaluate you make -- an off fairer than that yeah audience I mean -- all different stages of value as far as like.
You know the condition that it's -- NN com what's missing.
How difficult it is to find those parts so despite was missing a lot of stuff and this is a barrier bikes that was difficult to find the parks board itself.
I mean this is -- classic Indian motorcycle and Indian is the first American motorcycle.
You know that's why I'm here meant that international motorcycle shot to be there at noon signing autographs and stuff and talking to people about this -- because.
If you think about it this is a brand of motorcycle that people have been living with in America's for a 112 years how quickly how quick is this -- This fight I'd say probably the maximum speed on its.
May be around sixty mile an hour 65 but -- -- the -- feels comfortable is probably more around 5055 what is the oddest item that is a pretty normal life what's the -- item that you never.
Found kicked out of someone's trash barn whatever and made money off us.
I found a life size rubber alien suit from them move on planes -- From a movie called this I really America it was actually a -- from a movie and it was aside imovie kind of an -- guy.
Classic the classic movie it and don't yet yeah you really -- -- yeah.
Are really authentic and it and it basement Milwaukee.
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-- mystery science theater ended up turning that into a movie on its own I think actually yeah years ago yeah -- I do know my side -- -- -- -- there today the international motorcycle show in midtown Manhattan yes from what time.
From noon to three so if you're in New York City today combined -- might.
The show -- what time about 8 o'clock on Mondays and Fridays on the History Channel thanks like Chris is it -- Yeah mine and I think this is what -- at home -- asked if you don't like might as well house.