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Motorcycle shops to help return Harley lost in Japan tsunami

Peter Mark / The Canadian Press via AP


The Vancouver Sun reports: A Langford motorcycle dealer is helping to return a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to its owner in Japan after it was washed out to sea by last year's tsunami and ended up on B.C.'s northwest coast. With the subsequent news that the owner had been found, the bike is to be taken to the dealer's shop and packed for shipping to Japan in its rusted state. Harley-Davidson has offered to restore the bike at one of its Japanese facilities so the owner can see the motorcycle before and after.

"I think it's going to be great that it actually goes back in its original condition. I think it's going to have a lot more meaning there," said Steve Drane, owner of the Langford dealership.


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