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Origins

This motorcycle was restored by Foggy Mountain, which included the installation of the side car. When the bike arrived at the garage, it was nothing more than a motor and a frame. After months of hard work, this motorcycle was fully restored to its current condition, complete with period-appropriate paint job.

The Harley-Davidson WLA (the WLC being the civilian version) is a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was produced to US Army specifications in the years during and around World War II. It was based on an existing civilian model, the WL, and is of the 45 solo type, so called due to its 45-cubic-inch (740 cm3) engine displacement and single-rider design. The same engine, in a slightly lower state of tune, also powered the three-wheeled Servi-Car (the “G” family), leading to the “solo” distinction.