The Harley-Davidson KR Blue Goose. Yes, this is THE original Blue Goose of the late Carrol Reswebber. Between 1958 and 1961, Reswebber, who was famous for lapping the field on the 25-to-50-mile dirt tracks, won four national championships and hundreds of races on this factory-built, kick-ass bike. God knows why Reswebber painted a duck on the tank instead of a goose. However, Harley-Davidson wasn’t amused, and after four years of seeing the duck painted on their tank, demanded he switch it out for the factory livery. Reswebber reluctantly complied – although The Duck lives on at the Wheels Through Time Museum.

Photographed at Wheels Through Time as part of an article on the history of Harley-Davidson racing.

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