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Founder and curator of Dale’s Wheels, Dale Walksler Dies At 68

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Dale Walksler, founder and curator of the Wheels Through Time motorcycle museum in Maggie Valley, NC passed away. He was reported to have died yesterday February 3, 2021, after a four year battle with cancer.

The news of his death was made known to the public via a social media post made by a Facebook user.

He had one of the most unique collections in the world, the majority all still run. He also had a short-lived TV series called What’s In The Barn.

Dale who is the owner and curator of the Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley, North Carolina was in 2019 inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

When he was still in High School Dale acquired his first Harley, a three-wheeled Servi-Car and by the time he turned 18, he was running his own motorcycle repair business and in 1974, at age 22, he became one of the youngest Harley-Davidson dealers in the country when he opened his dealership in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

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