Day: November 21, 2021

South Carolina man’s motorcycle menagerie dates back to ’40s

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New Ellenton native Kelly B.K. Keenan, with a variety of skills at his disposal, has a collection of seven decades of Harley-Davidson motorcycles and related memorabilia, Nov. 2, 2021, in New Ellenton, S.C. The “personal Harley stuff,” as he calls it, is housed in a former bank building, complete with a vault in the back. The motorcycle menagerie includes a fleet of motorcycles, armloads of trophies and hundreds of magazines, photos, trophies, clothing items and other accessories dating back at least to the 1940s. (Bill Bengtson/The Aiken Standard via AP)

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Kelly “B.K.” Keenan speaks the language of ape hangers, softails, knuckleheads and choppers, and can call on several decades of experience when he launches into a road trip or begins a conversation on the topic of Harley-Davidson and the miles between New Ellenton and such destinations as Daytona Beach, Florida, and Sturgis, South Dakota.

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