California-made rare 107 year-old 1905 Leo Motorcycle up for grabs
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California-made rare 107 year-old 1905 Leo Motorcycle up for grabs

California-made rare 107 year-old 1905 Leo Motorcycle up for grabs

After offering the historic and singular 110 year-old

California-made rare 107 year-old 1905 Leo Motorcycle up for grabs

Beyond its rarity, this machine which was a purpose-built motorcycle which impressively utilized a motorcycle frame rather than a bicycle frame, is historically very significant, as Leo was only manufactured for just a single year 1905. And, this particular example is perhaps the only and the earliest surviving example of an American 2-stroke bike.

California-made rare 107 year-old 1905 Leo Motorcycle up for grabs

Boasting a lightweight, compact motor that impressively depicts the manufacturer's progressive vision, the 107 year-old Leo was discovered in New England museum's warehouse, where it was forgotten for decades.

California-made rare 107 year-old 1905 Leo Motorcycle up for grabs

Described to be in extraordinary condition, this machine offers a free-turning motor and strong compression, along with original components including spokes, the rims, Thor pedals and Troxel leather saddle.

Via: Bonhams

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