Yep it started out life as a World War 2 military bike. I got it after sitting in a barn for 30 years (beleive it or not) as a bobber and restored it to civilian trim. It was a lot of fun to ride but it was really only a short distance bike. 50 to 55 mph was about all the farther I wanted to push it. It is now living in a museum. I do miss it but just could not turn down the rediculus offer I was made for it. I may do another one some day if it presents itself to me.